The spy thriller starring Keri Russel and Matthew Rhys was the networks highest rated series premiere with 5.11 million viewers. The first season has nine episodes, airing each Wednesday at 10 p.m.
The Americans' has quickly established itself as a key part FX’s acclaimed drama line-up. Executive producers Joe Weisberg, Joel Fields and Graham Yost and their collaborators are telling riveting and deeply emotional stories and the performances of Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Noah Emmerich and the entire cast are simply outstanding. The show is truly worthy of its widespread critical acclaim and we are confident that its quality will continue to yield a robust and passionate audience. - John Landgraf