Type
Scripted
Premiered
Jan. 30, 2013
Status
Returning Series
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
FX TV Network

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The Americans

The Americans, created by Joe Weisberg and starring Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys and Noah Emmerich, is a period drama about the complex marriage of two KGB spies posing as Americans in suburban Washington DC shortly after Ronald Reagan is elected President. The arranged marriage of Phillip and Elizabeth, who have two children who know nothing about their parents true identity.

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05x08 Immersion Aired: Apr. 25, 2017

A secret brings Elizabeth and Paige together, while, in Moscow, Oleg’s own secrets put him under KGB suspicion. A new twist in the Morozov …

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The Americans Renewed For Two Last Seasons

FX has announced that an endgame plan has been finalized for The Americans. The veteran drama was renewed today for two final seasons that will conclude the series. The long lead time until the final episode should come as welcome news to fans, as it allows the showrunners ample time to plan out exactly how the story will end.
The network has ordered 13 episodes for Season 5 of The Americans, which will air in 2017. Then in 2018, 10 last episodes will wrap up the story, ending a successful run of the critically-acclaimed 80's spy drama, which has been a flagship series for FX since its premiere in 2013.

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  • The actors who play married couple Elizabeth and Philip Jennings on this show, Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys, also started dating in their real lives (in 2014). In January 2016, Us Weekly…
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    The actors who play married couple Elizabeth and Philip Jennings on this show, Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys, also started dating in their real lives (in 2014). In January 2016, Us Weekly reported that Russell was four months pregnant with their first child together, and that summer, Russell gave birth to a son, Sam.
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  • In real life, Annet Mahendru speaks 6 languages (German, English, Russian, French, Persian and Hindi) due to a nomadic upbringing all across the globe. She joked that she was hired because…
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    In real life, Annet Mahendru speaks 6 languages (German, English, Russian, French, Persian and Hindi) due to a nomadic upbringing all across the globe. She joked that she was hired because the producers thought she was an actual spy.
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  • In the Episode, "Experimental Prototype City of Tomorrow," where EPCOT is an element there are several goofs. First the name is wrong. The word city is used rather than Community (likely due…
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    In the Episode, "Experimental Prototype City of Tomorrow," where EPCOT is an element there are several goofs. First the name is wrong. The word city is used rather than Community (likely due to licensing reasons.) Next, the brochure on EPCOT shows a ferris wheel and a roller coaster. There was no ferris wheel anywhere near Orlando until 2014 and the only rollercoasters at Walt Disney World were Space Mountain and Big Thunder Mountain Railroad. The roller coaster itself never appeared in photos. No other coaster existed in Orlando at the time (with the exception of Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, which opened in 1980).
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