The Americans


The Americans premiere tonight at 10 p.m. ET on FX and FX Canada. I find the series takes a while to find its stride but that’s typical of pilot episodes, especially one where so much has to be explained at the start. There’s too much exposition, with scenes flashing back and forth. It gets better

“All’s Fair in Love and Cold War” reads ads for The Americans BROOKLYN, N.Y.–I’ve been deep undercover this week with The Americans.The Cold War spy series, starring Matthew Rhys and Keri Russell, premieres Jan. 30 on FX and FX Canada. There are already bus shelter ads for the series all over Manhattan.The series shoots in