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'The Americans' Recruits 'Gilmore Girls' Alum for Recurring Role (Exclusive)

Scott Cohen will appear in the upcoming sixth and final season of the acclaimed FX spy drama.   ...Read More...

Spoiler Alert: The Hero Dies Excerpt: My Nightmare Day on The Americans' Set With Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys

Keri Russell was unwittingly by my side at the start of the most painful chapter of my life. The wretched afternoon in question is chronicled in my new memoir, Spoiler Alert: The Hero Dies, which is available beginning today at your local bookstore and all major online retailers. The tome delves into my 13-year relationship [] //

The Americans: FX Series Russians Are Here Stealth Emmy Campaign Ad Cleared By Some Networks, Rejected By Others

FX yesterday launched an elaborate Emmy campaign stunt with full-page ads in several major newspapers featuring images of the Washington Monument wrapped in the Soviet flag and the slogan "The Russians Are Here." (The digital version of the ad had the Capitol building shrouded in the red flag.) The stunt also included a video spot, which aired during  Face the Nation , This Week and 60 Minutes yesterday and will also run in all of the primetime shows on CNN, Fox News and ...Read More... //

FX Pushes Cryptic 'Americans' Emmy Pitch With "The Russians Are Here" Ads

Advertisements in newspapers and the Sunday political shows attempt to drive curious readers and viewers to an elaborate FYC pitch.  ...Read More... //

The Americans Creators On Slower Season 5 Pace & Action-Packed Final Season 6 ATX

Following the recently wrapped season 5 of FX s spy drama The Americans , Creators/Eps Joe Weisberg and Joel Fields hit up Austins ATX Television Festival and offered a bit of insight into whats to come in the sixth and final season. Though no specific plot details were revealed, Weisberg teased that it will be action packed and emotional packed. A lot of pieces hanging out there, a lot of stories,he said, adding, threads to who these people are and how their lives   ...Read More... //

FX's The Americans Emmy Pitch Ad Feels Way Too Real

  If there's any show whose parallels to real life seem especially eerie right now, it's FX's The Americans . And with its fifth season having arrived as an arguable benchmark of what is already an esteemed series, at a time when the concept of a covert Russian invasion of the United States rings   ...Read More...   //

'The Americans' Bosses Tease "Action-Packed" Final Season

Showrunners Joe Weisberg and Joel Fields confirmed that the sixth and final season will consist of just 10 episodes.  ...Read More... //

The Americans Creator Is Struggling With Criticism of Slow Season

The producersof The Americans are very happy with how Season 5 turned out , but theyre also aware that not allviewers are on the same page. Joe Weisberg, the creator of the FX spy drama that stars Keri Russell (Elizabeth Jennings) and Matthew Rhys (Philip Jennings), told TheWrap that he and executive producer Joel Fields are a bit surprised that some fans and critics have felt that the penultimateseason, which ended last week, was not up to par creatively with the previous ones.  ...Read More...

The Americans Season 5 Finale: 3 Things It Nailed, and One It Didnt

(Spoiler alert: Please do notread on if you havent watched Tuesdays Season 5 finale of The Americans.] The Americans wrapped up its penultimate season on Tuesday, which included a much-needed happy twist for a fan-favorite character,along with the choice use of an Elton John hit. Among the pivotal moments for the heralded FX dramas Season 5 finale wasElizabeth (Keri Russell) and Philip (Matthew Rhys) optingto continue their lives as spies after learning that Kimmys father has been promoted to head up the CIAs Soviet division. ...Read More... //

'The Americans' Showrunners Talk "Emotional" Season 5 Finale

Joe Weisberg and Joel Fields break down the FX drama's penultimate finale episode and look back on the recent season: "We thought we were moving pretty fast." ...Read More... //