The 9th season of the Horror Anthology American Horror Story returns Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 10 pm E.T. with A.H.S. 1984. The reference to “1984” has nothing to do with Orwell’s Dystopian fiction, but more a reference to the year the slasher film really became a force at the box office.
1984 kicked off both the Friday the 13th and A Nightmare on Elm Street franchises. Based on the trailer below, it looks like A.H.S. 1984 is going to revolve around this classic horror genre.
American Horror Story 1984 Trailer
How To Watch A.H.S. 1984 Without Cable
We’ve covered how to watch FX without cable in the past. For those that need a refresher, here are your best options to watch American Horror Story 1984.
Watching FX on Hulu Live TV
Hulu is another way you can stream History. Previously Hulu was known for their vast on-demand streaming library. Recently, they have added a Hulu Live TV service for $44.99 a month that offers Live History Online Streaming. Hulu Live TV is one of the best live TV streaming services available. It includes the following features:
- The basic package comes with 50 hours of cloud DVR storage. (Upgrades available)
- Watch on 2 screens at once. (Upgrades available)
- Comes with 6 customizable profiles
- Includes entire Hulu streaming library
Many of FX’s shows are available on demand on Hulu’s streaming service as well, including “Legion,” “Atlanta,” and “American Horror Story”. Check out our full review of Hulu Live TV for more details.
Hulu Live TV offers FX as well as FXM and FXX for $44.99/month after 7-day free trial. Check out Hulu Live TV here.
Past Seasons of AHS on Hulu’s Streaming Library
The easiest way to catch up on older seasons of AHS is through Hulu. There you will find seasons 1-7 of “American Horror Story” available. Season 8 will likely drop soon.
If you’d like to check out older seasons of AHS you can just get the streaming library without the Live TV option using this link. After the free trial, the normal price is $5.99 per month. This plan includes “limited commercials.” The other option costs subscribers $11.99 per month and provides users with an “ad-free” experience. For more details check out our Hulu review.
Stream AHS 1984 on Sling TV
The cheapest way to watch the latest season of AHS is subscribing to Sling TV’s Blue package for $25/month, which gives you FX, FXX, and over 40 other channels.
Sling TV is available on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast and more, so it’s not a problem to enjoy FX on a TV, tablet, computer, or other smart devices. There are more channels available on Sling TV than what I’ve mentioned here. To find out more about what Sling TV has to offer, and more information about Sling TV device compatibility, check out this detailed review of Sling TV.
The review includes information on a Sling TV free trial and ways to get discounted (and free) streaming devices so be sure to check it out. Currently, there are offers for a 7-day trial and free Amazon fire stick if you sign up for two months. Sign up for a free trial to Sling TV here!
Stream AHS 1984 on Playstation Vue
For $44.99 you can get Playstation Vue’s Access package which includes FX and FXX (to get FXM you need the Elite package at $59.99 after 5-day free trial.)
Many assume watching Vue requires a PlayStation. This is not the case. PlayStation Vue is supported by a wide variety of devices.
Below is a list of features available when subscribing to PlayStation Vue:
- Supports Most Streaming Devices
- Cloud DVR
- On-Demand Programming
- Watch 5 Streams at Once
- Supports a number of TV Anywhere Apps
Check out our review of PlayStation Vue.
FX on AT&T TV Now
AT&T TV Now is another way you can watch AHS 1984. They offer FX, FXX, and FXM. It is offered as part of their most affordable “Plus” package. At $50 per month you get more than 40 channels including HBO, while at the highest level of $135 a month you get over 125. You can check out everything this service offers by reading our AT&T TV Now review.
Watch AHS on FuboTV
FuboTV is a good place to go for sports but it offers many other more general channels as well, including FX. This will allow you to watch AHS 1984 just as if you were watching on cable. FX is offered as well as FXM, FXX, and 90+ other channels in its basic package for $54.99/month ($44.99 for the first month). The FuboTV app is available on major platforms including AppleTV, AndroidTV, Roku, and Amazon FireTV. You can sign up for a 1-week free trial or check out our review of FuboTV for more details.
Watch AHS On the FX Now App
The FX Now app offers allows you to watch current and past FX shows. You can also watch current episodes of the latest season of shows currently airing on FX.
However, to use FX Now, you will need to login with the credentials from a streaming service that offers FX. Basically, you can use the ID and password from any of the services mentioned above.
The FX Now app is supported by all major streaming devices like Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and more. FX Now also offers a preview pass and ad-free options.
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