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The Americans Watch: Series Premiere image
Let's lay it out there quick--The Americans is not a Mad Men-style period piece, all slow burn and tense looks amidst a house-of-cards false identity plot and precise attention to detail. It's also not Homeland, which is full of intelligence/counterintelligence maneuvering wrapped around a subtle romance. This new spy drama has drawn comparisons to both those programs, and it's like comparing apples to kumquats; The Americans, in its premiere this week, has all the subtlety of a brick to the face...
Jonathan Elliott 2013-01-31
The Americans Review: Keri Russell And Matthew Rhys Show Their Range In 80s-Set Spy Drama image
FX is taking it back a few years (or decades) with their new series The Americans, a drama that follows two KGB spies posing as Americans in Washington DC. The pilot episode introduces us to Matthew Rhys and Keri Russells' characters, The Jennings, and over all, the drama gets off to an intriguing and exciting start, offering a glimpse of the potential this series has as we get to know two people working together at a very risky game of pretend.
Kelly West 2013-01-29
The Americans Opening Sequence Is A Throwback To The 1980s image
Next week, FX will debut its newest series, The Americans, a Soviet era spy drama featuring two agents infiltrating suburbia in the U.S. that is executive produced by Justified creator and FX regular Graham Yost. The show has been coming together with promotional materials and casting news for months, now, and with the premiere set for January 30, the network has let loose the opening sequence for the new series.
Jessica Rawden 2013-01-23
Five New TV Shows We Can't Wait To Start Watching image
Between the series set to resume or return with new episodes in the new year and the new comedies and dramas making their debut, there's a lot to keep track of this month. Fortunately, we've been paying close attention to what's on deck to premiere this year, and there are a few shows that are high on our list of anticipated series. Of the new comedies and dramas set to premiere in the next couple of months, these are the shows we're most excited about and hopeful for, ordered by premiere date.
K. West, J. Carp, L. Kasperowicz, J. Rawden, M. Rawden 2013-01-02
The Americans Videos Showcase Keri Russell's Character And Super Secret Spy Life image
Not-quite-slowly but surely, FX has been releasing teasers and trailers for their upcoming new drama The Americans, and the more I see of it, the more hopeful I am that this will be another fantastic, must-watch FX drama. While that remains to be seen, the latest videos offer an even more intriguing look at the series and Keri Russell's character.
Kelly West 2012-12-25
Keri Russell Takes Aim In New Americans Teaser image
When J.J. Abrams was working on Felicity, he posed the question of what it would be like if the title character were actually a secret spy. This notion eventually lead to the idea that would become Alias, a series that (in its earlier years), focused on a grad school student who led a double-life as a spy.
Kelly West 2012-12-14
Margo Martindale Joins The Americans image
Margo Martindale has signed on for FXís new series, The Americans, which will follow two Russian spies posing as Americans living the dream during the 1980s. In Season One, Martindale will join the cast for at least eight episodes, and will be involved in some espionage herself.
Jessica Rawden 2012-12-12
The Americans: Watch The Unsettling New Teaser For FX's Spy Drama image
FX recently announced the official premiere date for their new series The Americans, and with it, comes an eery new teaser for the intense looking drama, which promotes the late-January premiere date. The Americans stars Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys as two KGB spies posing as a happy suburban married couple in Washington DC in the 80s.
Kelly West 2012-12-05
FX Spy Drama The Americans Premiere Date Set image
FX is bringing the 80s back with a new drama series set to arrive next year. We saw a brief trailer for the series back in October and now the network has announced the official premiere date for The Americans, a promising looking drama that follows two KGB spies posing as Americans during the Reagan administration.
Kelly West 2012-12-04
The Americans Trailer Shows Keri Russell And Matthew Rhys As KGB Spies  image
TV is giving us a number of reasons to wish time would fly between now and January, and among them is FX's new original drama The Americans, a series created by Joe Weisberg that follows a two KGB spies posing as Americans in the 80s. The new trailer offers a look at the intense drama and action set to play out in this new show.
Kelly West 2012-11-07
The Americans Gets Series Order From FX  image
The Americans, a Cold War drama starring Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys has been ordered to series by FX. The much-buzzed-about-pilot has Russell and Rhys as a Russian couple who are actually KGB spies living under cover in the suburbs of Washington, D.C..
Leslie Kasperowicz 2012-08-09
Character Actor Noah Emmerich Takes On Role In The Americans image
Emmerich is set to play the neighbor in the Washington, DC set period piece. The Warrior actor wonít be playing your average Joe, however. Emmerich will play an FBI agent who specializes in counter intelligence and quickly begins to perceive something fishy is going on.
Jessica Grabert 2012-03-21
Brothers And Sisters' Matthew Rhys Joins Kerri Russell In FX Pilot The Americans image
Keri Russell has her co-star for the FX drama pilot The Americans. Matthew Rhys of Brothers and Sisters has signed up to play Russellís on-screen wife in the Cold War era project that follows the arranged marriage of two KGB spies living in the US and running a network of spies and informants.
Leslie Kasperowicz 2012-03-18
Keri Russell Cast In FX Pilot The Americans image
Keri Russell, who once made absurd headlines for cutting off her long curly hair while starring in Felicity, is joining a new pilot. She has been cast as one of the leads in the new FX project The Americans, where she will play an undercover KGB spy living with her (also spy) husband in America.
Leslie Kasperowicz 2012-03-07
FX Orders A Pilot About Cold War Spies Living In An American Suburb image
Beyond the general plot, The Americans sounds like itíll have an outside-looking-in element where the line between pretending to blend in and actually blending in may get a bit fuzzy. Factor in the kids, who are oblivious to the situation (imagine if your parents turned out to be secret spies) and the mentioned ďdarkly funny relationships they must maintain with a network of spiesĒ and this project sounds like itís overflowing with potential.
Kelly West 2011-12-16
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