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AMERICANS, THE
Air Date: Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Time Slot: 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST on FX
Episode Title: (#BDU179) "Pilot"
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The Americans

Season One - Show Descriptions

Episode 1 - "Pilot" (Airs January 30, 10:00 pm e/p) - 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 and Elizabeth Jennings grows more passionate and genuine by the day, but is constantly tested by the escalation of the Cold War. Tensions heighten upon the arrival of a new neighbor, Stan Beeman, an FBI agent. Written by Joe Weisberg; directed by Gavin O'Connor.

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AMERICANS, THE (FX)
Returns in TBA 2015 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/30/13 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2014/2015 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
3 (13 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2014-15 season (the show's third of 13 episodes) on 4/16/14
DESCRIPTION:
(from FX's press release, April 2014) FX has picked up its hit drama The Americans for a 13-episode third season, it was announced today by Nick Grad and Eric Schrier, Presidents of Original Programming for FX Networks and FX Productions. One of television's most critically-acclaimed series, The Americans has fast become a signature show for FX. Six episodes remain in the current season, including tonight's broadcast. The series airs Wednesdays at 10:00 PM E/P. In its first season, The Americans was the most critically-acclaimed new program of 2013, winning the Television Critics Association Award for Outstanding New Program. The critical acclaim for season 2 has surpassed that of its remarkable first season.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Holly Taylor as Paige Jennings
· Keidrich Sellati as Henry Jennings
· Keri Russell as Elizabeth Jennings
· Matthew Rhys as Phillip Jennings
· Maximiliano Hern├índez 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