Most of the teasers are "misdirects"AHS is known for its creepy, mysterious promos for each season, but this year — in keeping with the plan to hide the theme — the marketing department is openly deceiving fans.
Was the theme leaked or was it another misdirect?A couple of weeks before the premiere, eagle-eyed fans noticed that both Rotten Tomatoes and the new issue of TV Guide listed the upcoming season as "American Horror Story: The Mist." One of the FX teasers is called "The Mist," so many fans now think that will be the theme of Season 6.
There are two time periodsLandgraf revealed at the TCA Winter press tour that Season 6 will be "set in the present" with "echoes of the past." So there are two time periods, "but principally in the present." Thanks to some set photos, we have an idea of when in the past...
We're headed to RoanokeTMZ shared the first photos from the AHS6 set in Santa Clarita, CA, and they showed a colonial setting with the word "CROATOAN" etched into a tree.
Forget about Slender ManSince fans are being left in the dark, they've had to speculate about the theme, and that led to the rumor that Season 6 would focus on Slender Man — the blank-faced figure that stalks children.