'The Americans' Season 2 Premiere: So, That Sexy Scene…


In its first season, The Americans was a spy series that was also, at its heart, really about a marriage in the process of discovering just how strong it was. To repeat all of that would become quickly irritating. Philip and Elizabeth 

Yep, on the Season 2 premiere of “The Americans,” they really went there… and there. You know which scene we're talking about: The one between the newly reunited Elizabeth and Philip, in their bedroom? The one accidentally witnessed by their teenage 

But there are certain TV series that bring out the evangelist in any writer, and, in a world of hype for “prestige cable dramas”—the Internet's favorite topic to obsess about—FX's smart thriller “The Americans” came in way too far under the radar

When, during the season-two premiere of FX's The Americans — the one about the Soviet spies, natch — a character says "I'm not sure I'm cut out for this," the subject is marriage, or seems to be. But because the marriage is a sham — entered into by

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