American Horror Stories Episode 5: Release Date, Time, Synopsis, Cast, & How to Watch

Looking forward to watching next AHS episode?

By Shivam Gulati

August 4, 2021

Everyone loved watching the previous episode of Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk’s American Horror Stories. Now, fans are looking forward to what Episode 5 will have to offer. Well, here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming AHStories episode.

American Horror Stories is the direct spin-off to the American anthology series American Horror Story. Each episode of the new series gives us a fresh story and introduces us to several new characters.

Every episode of the show has been well-received by the audience so far, and that’s why fans can’t wait to watch the next episode.

  • More: All The MCU Shows Coming To Disney Plus After Loki

American Horror Stories Trailer

American Horror Stories Trailer

American Horror Stories Episode 5 Synopsis

Interestingly, the synopsis for AHStories Episode 5 is already out to give you an idea of what’s coming.

Firstly, the next episode is titled “BA’AL,” and the synopsis of the episode says, “A wife does the unthinkable for a chance at a successful pregnancy.” Of course, the episode’s description is a bit shot, but it confirms that the upcoming story will explore the even darker side of a human’s nature.

The creators also released a short teaser to reveal the incredible cast for Episode 5. Billie Lourd will be leading the story by playing the role of Liv Whitley. Besides her, the cast of the upcoming episode includes Ronen Rubinstein (Matt Webb), Virginia Gardener (Bernadette), Kimberley Drummond (Emma), and then Misha Gonz-Cirkl (Norma), Michael B. Silver (Dr. Mounds), Chad James Buchanan (Rory), Jake Choi (Stan), Vanessa Williams (Dr. Eleanor Berger).

When Does American Horror Stories Episode 5 Come out?

Release Time

When writing this article, American Horror Stories Episode 5 is confirmed to release on Thursday, August 5th, 2021.

The spin-off series is exclusive to FX on Hulu, meaning there’s no other digital platform where you can watch AHS. The basic Hulu subscription is enough for you to watch the new series and other notable shows such as What We Do In The Shadows, Devs, Archer, and many more.

Release Time

Like previous episodes, American Horror Stories Episode 5 will be available to watch on Hulu at 12:01 AM EDT (Eastern Timing).

If, for some reason, you don’t see the new episode at the above time, try refreshing the page. Sometimes, it takes a few minutes for the new episodes to appear on the platform.

How Many Episodes are There in American Horror Stories?

According to Ryan Murphy, each episode of AHStories will be around 1-hour long, and Season 1 will run for a total of 16 episodes. So, fans will get to experience sixteen different stand-alone anthological stories in the first season.

American Horror Stories Cast

The spin-off series features several cast members from the original AHS show, including John Carroll, Charles Melton, Chad James Buchanan, Billie Lourd, and many others. Other than that, each AHStories episode has several new talented actors.

For instance, Episode 4, titled “The Naughty List,” featured Danny Trejo as Santa. Moreover, Kevin McHale (Barry), Dyllon Burnside (James), Charles Melton (Wyatt), Nico Greetham (Zinn), and Taneka Johnson (Detective Gibbs) did a tremendous job in the previous episode. And without a doubt, the cast in Episode 5 will also be fabulous in their roles.

Have something to tell us about this article?
Let us know

Gaming Trailers

GXT 881 Odyss Semi-Mechanical LED Keyboard
Razer Strider | Swipe. Stop. Win.
Shivam Gulati

Shiv is a video game enthusiast who loves exploring everything happening in the gaming community. He enjoys competitive games in particular, even though he loses most of the time. He is an entertainment and gaming reporter at DualShockers.

Read more of Shivam's articles

Got a tip?

Let us know