American Horror Story: Hotel is the fifth season of the FX horror anthology television series American Horror Story, created by Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk. It premiered on October 7, 2015, and concluded January 13, 2016.
Fashion mogul Will Drake brings couture to the Hotel Cortez. A model catches the Countess' eye. John learns about the hotel's sadistic first owner. Mommy.
Episodes. 1. Checking In. Air date: Oct 7, 2015. In the season premiere, detective John Lowe investigates a series of murders in Los Angeles, and a peculiar tip.