"The Americans" is not a happy show, and that has rarely been more evident than in episode 2 of Season 2, "Cardinal." With the murder of the other spy family hanging over everything, Philip and Elizabeth spend most of the episode in st more
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The Season 2 premiere of FX’s spy drama “The Americans” held both bad and good ratings news for the series Wednesday night.
The premiere dropped off heavily from last year’s season premiere, but landed on a par with the show&r more
The Americans was easily one of the greatest new dramas to burst onto the TV landscape in 2013. There is some well-deserved excitement and anticipation for its second season that based off the previews looks like it will serve up more compelling drama and more
When "The Americans" comes back for Season 2, it doesn't mess around. Only one hour into the new season, and "Comrades" has already served up mass murder (twice), family drama, sex (sorry Paige!), betrayals, a mail-delivery robot ( more
With the return of "The Americans" for Season 2, audiences return to the early 1980s and the Cold War world of Soviet spies Philip and Elizabeth Jennings. Matthew Rhys talked to reporters recently about Philip's espionage, two marriages and more
"Cardinal" found the Jennings struggling to escape a threat still lurking in the unknown as the hour bridged the intensity of the Season 2 premiere with the growing, mysterious dangers ahead. Read More...
HitFix's Alan Sepinwall reviews "Cardinal," the March 5 episode of FX's "The Americans," in which Philip and Elizabeth deal with the aftermath of the murders. Read More...
Last week’s deaths of Philip and Elizabeth’s comrades on “The Americans” has really shaken the Jennings household. Read More...
When The Americans first began, Elizabeth was colder of the Jennings, with a hardened heart and little room for sentimentality.
Her country and mission came first, even before her family. She and Philip discovered they had fallen in love somewhere al more
I continue to enjoy how this show selectively uses flashbacks to fill us in on more of the history between Elizabeth and Philip. The ones in this episode served a couple of purposes, showing us more of the friendship between Elizabeth and her fellow spy ( more
In the latest episode of “The Americans,” everyone was still pretty tense about the fallout from the murder of the Jennings family friends and fellow spies, the Connors, in the previous episode, save one lone surviving son- who saw Phil leavin more
“I am infinitely strange to myself.” That's a line from The French Lieutenant's Woman , the 1981 film version of John Fowles's novel. The movie is at the center of two scenes in "Comrades," the season-two prem more
HitFix's Alan Sepinwall reviews "Comrades," the season premiere of FX's "The Americans," in which Elizabeth returns to action as season 2 opens in explosive fashion. Read More...