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[04/16/14 - 09:02 AM]
FX Orders Third Season of "The Americans"
Six episodes remain in the current season, including tonight's broadcast.

[04/07/14 - 08:47 AM]
Music Legend Pete Townshend Composes Original Song for Acclaimed FX Drama "The Americans" with Series' Emmy(R)-Nominated Composer Nathan Barr
The song, "It Must Be Done," will be featured in the episode airing April 30.

[03/03/14 - 12:06 PM]
Season Two of "The Americans" Off to a Very Good Start
FX spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 26.

[02/06/14 - 01:06 PM]
Hit TV Show "The Americans" Makes Exclusive Streaming Debut on Prime Instant Video, Just in Time for Season Two Premiere on FX
Prime members can experience all the tension and intrigue of the first season anytime, from hundreds of connected devices.

[12/26/13 - 09:19 AM]
FX Looks Back to the Future with "The Americans" - Season 2 of the Acclaimed '80s Cold War Spy Drama Premieres Wednesday, February 26 at 10 PM ET/PT
The series premiere of "The Americans" on January 30, 2013 stands as FX's most-watched drama debut ever, drawing 5.1 million viewers.

[12/12/13 - 10:10 AM]
Video: New Promo for FX's Acclaimed Original Drama Series "The Americans"
The show's second season rolls out in February on the cable channel.

[11/05/13 - 12:37 PM]
FX Sets January Premieres of "Justified," "Archer" and "Chozen"
Plus: look for "The Americans," "Legit" and "Ali G: Rezurection" in February.

[10/18/13 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 18
Updates include: Lifetime to revive "Betty White's Off Their Rockers"; MTV gives series orders to "Happyland," "Faking It"; and "Sean Saves the World" gets four additional scripts at NBC.

[10/16/13 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 16
Updates include: "The Goldbergs" and "Trophy Wife" get additional scripts from ABC; NBC to revive zombie pilot "Babylon Fields"; and America Ferrera books "Damascus" at CBS.

[09/24/13 - 10:15 AM]
The Paley Center for Media Announces Schedule and Talent for PaleyFest: Made in NY and for the PaleyLive Fall Lineup
"Orange Is the New Black," "Person of Interest," "The Americans," "Elementary," "Nurse Jackie" and "Boardwalk Empire" are among the featured series.

[09/12/13 - 10:01 AM]
More Presenters Announced for the "65th Annual Primetime Emmy(R) Awards," Sunday, Sept. 22
Will Arnett, Margo Martindale, Alec Baldwin, Andre Braugher, Bryan Cranston, Claire Danes, Jimmy Kimmel and Sofia Vergara are the latest on tap.

[09/03/13 - 09:24 AM]
The Paley Center for Media Announces the Inaugural Launch of "PaleyFest: Made in NY"
"Orange Is the New Black," "Elementary," "The Americans" and "Boardwalk Empire" are among the featured programs.

[08/02/13 - 10:21 AM]
FX at TCA: Landgraf Explains Differences Between FX, FXX, FXM
Plus: a full recap of both FX and FXX's series rollouts for the coming season.

[07/18/13 - 09:58 AM]
FX Reaps Banner Haul of Emmy(R) Noms
FX's 26 nominations tied for the most nominations by a basic cable network this year and matches its previous high total in a single year.

[07/08/13 - 07:10 PM]
Q2 in Review: How 436 Original Primetime Cable Series Fared in the Ratings
A recap of the ratings to date through the second quarter of 2013.

[06/10/13 - 12:12 PM]
FX Scores the Most Television Critics Association Awards Nominations of Any Television Network
Its first-year drama series "The Americans" led the way for FX and it was the most nominated show on TV with four nominations.

[05/23/13 - 01:47 PM]
"The Americans" Scores - Ties As Most-Watched First Season of Any FX Drama
FX further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/07/13 - 09:36 AM]
Annet Mahendru and Alison Wright Pledge Allegience to "The Americans"
As previously announced, Susan Misner will also be upped to series regular.

[04/04/13 - 05:37 PM]
FX to Re-Run Episode 9 of "The Americans" Online
A listings error caused the final seven minutes of the episode to be cut off on subscribers' DVRs.

[04/02/13 - 06:07 PM]
Q1 in Review: How 280 Original Primetime Cable Series Fared in the Ratings
A recap of the ratings to date for the first quarter of 2013.

[03/28/13 - 07:34 AM]
FX Networks to Launch FXX a New Network for Young Adults Debuting on September 2, 2013 and Available to 74 Million Homes
FXX initially will be built on a foundation of original comedy series, movies and acquired series.

[03/27/13 - 12:06 PM]
Top 10 New Ad-Supported Cable Original Series - Q1'13-to-Date
Turner Research details the television performance for the first quarter of 2013.

[03/08/13 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 8
Updates include: Shawn Hatosy to get "Reckless" at CBS; Chris D'Elia to topline NBC's "Undateable"; and ABC orders three more episodes of "Celebrity Wife Swap."

[02/21/13 - 02:07 PM]
FX Orders Second Season of "The Americans"
Plus: look for a season-to-date marathon of the show's freshman run on Friday, March 1 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/12/13 - 11:10 AM]
Ratings for Episode 2 of FX Drama "The Americans" Skyrocket with Live+3 Time-Shifted Data
FX further spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 6.

[02/07/13 - 01:12 PM]
Series Premiere of "The Americans" Sets a Record Live+3 Increase for FX with a 49% Gain in Adults 18-49, 44% in Total Viewers
FX spins the numbers for the series to date.

[01/31/13 - 02:56 PM]
"Moonshiners" Is #1 on Cable on Wednesday in Total Viewers and Across All Key Demos
Discovery spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 30.

[01/31/13 - 01:03 PM]
"The Americans" Captures Strong Debut - New FX Drama Series Draws 4.7 Million Total Viewers Wednesday Night
FX spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 30.

[01/25/13 - 09:36 AM]
The Series Premiere of "The Americans" on Wednesday, January 30 to Run 97 Minutes
The commercial television premiere of "Knight and Day" will kick off the night at 7:30/6:30c.

[01/09/13 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 9
Updates include: "Mixology" lands pilot order from ABC; Showtime renews "Gigolos," "Polyamory"; and Dylan Walsh set for two-parter on ABC's "Castle."

[12/12/12 - 12:20 PM]
Emmy(R) Award Winner Margo Martindale Joins the Cast of "The Americans"
Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys topline the drama, premiering Wednesday, January 30 on FX.

[12/04/12 - 03:38 AM]
FX Network's Newest Drama "The Americans" Premieres January 30
The Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys-led drama will air Wednesday nights at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/26/12 - 04:08 PM]
Production Begins on the New FX Series "The Americans"
The series, starring Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys, is slated to premiere January 2013.

[11/26/12 - 10:24 AM]
Ovation Sees Double with the U.S. Premiere of "The Scapegoat" on Tuesday, January 22
Matthew Rhys, Alice Orr-Ewing, Andrew Scott, Jodhi May, Sylvie Testud, Sheridan Smith and Dame Eileen Atkins star in the film.

[11/07/12 - 02:53 PM]
Video: New FX Original Drama "The Americans" - Mission
Watch the first tease for the newcomer, premiering in January.

[09/11/12 - 08:41 AM]
FX's "The Americans" to Premiere at MIPCOM
Co-stars Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys will attend the screening.

[08/09/12 - 09:40 AM]
FX Waves Flag for "The Americans" - Network Orders 13 Episodes of New Drama Series Starring Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys and Noah Emmerich
The series begins production in October and is scheduled to premiere in early 2013.

[07/28/12 - 09:31 AM]
FX at TCA: Landgraf Renews "Louie," Extends "BrandX with Russell Brand"
Plus: the executive on "Anger Management," "Wilfred," "The Americans," "Powers," "Bronx Warrants" and its new pilot "The Bridge."

[03/20/12 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 20
Updates include: Stephanie March joins "Baby Big Shot" at CBS; Eddie Izzard is the first to NBC's "Mockingbird Lane"; and Noah Emmerich cast in FX's "The Americans."

[03/16/12 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 16
Updates include: Matthew Rhys is bound for FX's "The Americans"; Pablo Schreiber reports to "Baby Big Shot" at CBS; and Mercedes Ruehl joins FOX's "El Jefe."

[03/07/12 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 7
Updates include: Keri Russell to lead "The Americans" for FX; Anthony Edwards, Carmen Ejogo report to ABC's "Zero Hour"; and Theo James is CBS's new "Golden Boy."

[02/09/12 - 10:51 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 9
Updates include: NBC rolls its "Munsters" reboot to June; CBS greenlights Ben Falcone comedy pilot; and Justin Kirk to topline NBC's "Animal Kingdom."

[12/16/11 - 02:30 PM]
FX Orders Drama Series Pilot "The Americans" Created by Joe Weisberg
Graham Yost will also executive produce the hour, about "two KGB spies posing as Americans in suburban Washington DC in the early 1980's."

[10/14/11 - 10:55 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 14
Updates include: Peter Tolan back at ABC with new comedy; HBO's "Scar Tissue" jumps to FX; and John Glenn to reimagine "Treasure Island" at NBC.







AMERICANS, THE (FX)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/30/13 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (spring 2014)
TIME SLOT:
wednesdays from 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (13 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from FX's press release, December 2013) FX's acclaimed hit drama The Americans returns for its second season on Wednesday, February 26 at 10 PM ET/PT. The Americans, the most critically-acclaimed new drama of 2013, was recently named by the AFI as one of the Programs of the Year. The series also received the most Television Critics Association Awards nominations of any show this year (four) and earned four Critics' Choice Television Award nominations. The series stars Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Noah Emmerich, Holly Taylor, Keidrich Sellati, Annet Mahendru, Alison Wright and Susan Misner. The series premiere of The Americans on January 30, 2013 stands as FX's most-watched drama debut ever, drawing 5.1 million viewers. Currently in production in New York, The Americans is a period drama about the complex marriage of two KGB spies posing as Americans in suburban Washington D.C. shortly after Ronald Reagan is elected President. The arranged marriage of Philip (Rhys) and Elizabeth Jennings (Russell), who have two children - 14-year-old Paige (Taylor) and 11-year-old Henry (Sellati), who know nothing about their parents' true identity - grows more passionate and genuine by the day, but is constantly tested by the escalation of the Cold War and the intimate, dangerous and darkly funny relationships they must maintain with a network of spies and informants under their control. Their neighbor, FBI Agent Stan Beeman (Emmerich) has already come dangerously close to discovering their secret, but was thwarted by Nina (Mahendru), his KGB mole and paramour. Torn between his wife Sandra (Misner) and his deepening feelings for Nina, Stan is completely unaware that the beautiful Russian is actually a double agent, reporting on him to the KGB. Philip has been more successful handling his mole within the FBI, Martha (Wright), assistant to Stan's boss, Special Agent Gaad (Richard Thomas). Romancing Martha under the guise of one of his cover identities, an FBI bureaucrat named "Clark," Philip has secured her unquestioning loyalty... by marrying her. Meanwhile, in the Jennings' house, Paige has become increasingly suspicious that her parents are hiding something.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Holly Taylor as Paige Jennings
· Keidrich Sellati as Henry Jennings
· Keri Russell as Elizabeth Jennings
· Matthew Rhys as Phillip Jennings
· Maximiliano Hernández as Chris Amador
· Noah Emmerich as Stan Beeman
CREW INFORMATION:
· Darryl Frank as EP
· Gavin O'Connor as DIR (Pilot)
· Graham Yost as EP
· Joe Weisberg as CRTR/EP
· Justin Falvey as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Amblin Television
· Fox Television Studios
· FX Productions