'The Americans': 5 reasons to watch TV's hottest Cold War drama


When we last left Elizabeth (Keri Russell) and Philip (Matthew Rhys) things were a mess. It was nothing you wouldn't expect from two K.G.B. agents posing as an American couple living in a cul-de-sac outside Reagan-era 

(CNN) — FX's Cold War drama "The Americans" is about to blow its cover. After quietly spending its first season in 2013 flying under the radar, this spy series is poised to be exposed as the discriminating TV fan's favorite addiction. On the surface

According to preliminary numbers, the Season 2 premiere of “The Americans” — which stars Matthew Rhys and Keri Russell as a pair of Reagan-era Russian spies going undercover as a suburban American couple — drew 

The first season of FX's hourlong spy drama The Americans was excellent: a gripping story about a pair of married Russian sleeper agents masquerading as U.S. citizens in 1980s suburbia that had as much to say about matrimony as espionage. But the 

The popular espionage series The Americans premiered its second season Wednesday night on FX. The show focuses on two Russian spies (Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys) who pose as a married couple in D.C. during the 1980s. The premiere episode