Fresh off The Americans, Joe Weisberg and Joel Fields head for the equally thrilling world of high school rodeo

Having just finished up their six-year tenure on one of the most tense, critically beloved drama series of its generation, The Americans’ Joe Weisberg and Joe Fields are ready to take a break and rope a couple dogies. Which is to say, the producing duo has just announced their next project, teaming up with creator…

The best TV of 2018 so far

Disappointing season of your favorite prestige drama got you down? Let down by the big sitcom revival that promised to open up a dialogue, but just wound up taking potshots at easy (and vulnerable) targets while setting up a runway for Tim Allen’s Last Man Standing over at Old Man Murdoch’s place? A thousand Netflix…

Before The Americans' finale, Jimmy Kimmel stumps Keri Russell playing "Did I Murder You?"

While Elizabeth and Philip Jennings (a.k.a. Nadezhda and Mischa) have exhibited mounting individual dissatisfaction with their roles as deep cover Soviet spies on The Americans, fans of the enduringly stellar series aren’t so eager to let the Cold War drama go. On Wednesday’s Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Keri Russell admitted…

At least The Americans' beloved Mail Robot might survive in real life

There are no guarantees that any of the doomed souls who populate FX’s six-season espionage drama The Americans—which airs its series finale next week—are going to get out of the spy game alive. But at least one of the show’s most beloved “characters” might get some kind of post-series happy ending, with Vanity Fair reporting

Between two conversations, The Americans do battle and seek absolution

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“The Summit” is driven by moments of incredible tension, but somewhat uniquely for The Americans, those moments center on things that don’t happen. Philip can’t reach Henry, he can’t enter Stavos’s home, he can’t make himself feel better. Elizabeth doesn’t get a listening device in Glenn’s briefcase, she doesn’t stop…

An Americans “Harvest” goes wrong in all the right ways

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By traditional metrics, tonight’s episode of The Americans extends the series’ recent hot streak. But scored by a count of goosebumps, tensed muscles, and involuntary retches, “Harvest” is the absolute top of the season-six heap. It may form the second half of an unofficial two-parter with last week’s “Rififi,” but…

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