Jan 28, 2015, 8:30am EST
August 31, 2016
The Americans’ showrunners on their Emmy breakthrough and our summer of Russia
Plus: How far along are they in planning the show’s ultimate end?
June 9, 2016
Was The Americans' season finale stellar or disappointing? We hash it out.
"Persona Non Grata" builds and builds and builds — and then just ends.
June 8, 2016
The Americans' showrunners on that finale, fake relationships, and what’s to come
"How can you have a fake relationship? Relationships ARE."
June 2, 2016
Can the end get any closer than it already is on The Americans?
With only one episode left in the season, time is running out.
May 26, 2016
The Americans kicks into overdrive as it heads into the season's home stretch
A slightly scattered hour nonetheless boasts a thrilling ending.
May 12, 2016
The Americans fills with apocalyptic dread in "The Day After"
The famous TV movie serves as the centerpiece for a quieter installment.
May 5, 2016
One chart that explains 47 episodes of The Americans
Get all caught up in 60 seconds or less.
May 5, 2016
The Americans airs one of the best TV episodes of the year
Everything comes to a head in a tremendous hour of television.
April 28, 2016
The Americans tightens its focus in an enthralling, tense episode
The chase is on, with Philip and Elizabeth's deepest secrets on the line.
April 20, 2016
How does TV get made? We’re answering your questions live.
If you have questions about TV and/or our feature on The Americans, now's your chance!
April 14, 2016
The Americans puts everybody under pressure in another tense outing
From Philip and Elizabeth to Martha and Stan, all of the characters are feeling the heat.
April 7, 2016
One of the best Americans episodes ever concludes with a dark but inevitable turn
Major, major spoilers follow.
April 6, 2016
The Americans cast and showrunners on a game-changing episode
Spoilers — and thoughts from those who make the show — within.
March 31, 2016
The Americans takes some narrative shortcuts in a somewhat rushed episode
Elizabeth makes a new friend, Paige talks with Pastor Tim, and Philip spits on a man.
March 24, 2016
The Americans makes the case for and against Pastor Tim
This show is like Modern Family, but with more people murdering each other with their bare hands.
March 17, 2016
In The Americans' season premiere, bad decisions create even worse consequences
Three of our writers discuss an exciting, despairing return episode.
March 16, 2016
The Americans is back — and it's still the best-kept secret on TV
Season four is tenser than ever.
April 23, 2015
One of the geniuses behind The Americans explains the finale’s biggest moments
The FX drama just completed its best season yet with an incredibly tense final episode.
April 2, 2015
The Americans is on one of the best runs of episodes in TV drama history
And it's all thanks to one weird trick it learned from Shakespeare.
January 29, 2015
The Americans season premiere tells you what the whole season will be in 10 minutes
This show is so great at prologues.
January 28, 2015
The Americans is the best show on TV. So why isn't anybody watching it?
The perils of being a great series in a great era of television.