'The Americans': An Affair To Remember

Note: Do not read on if you have yet to see Season 1, Episode 3 of "The Americans," titled "Gregory."

More than a crush on "The Americans," I have a crush on FX. Their gritty, unsettling programming always has its way with me. Who needs Nucky Thompson when you can have Vic Mackey, the corrupt cop of "The Shield," who opened the series by shooting his partner in the head and spent seven long seasons trying to cover it up while we rooted for him? Between "Breaking Bad" and "Mad Men," give me "Sons of Anarchy," where there are no good guys, really, but just uber-violent gangsters and the trashy women who love them. And who wants to be in HBO's Louisiana backwoods with vampires when you can galavant in Kentucky with "Justified's" Timothy Olyphant? Read More...



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