FX really struck gold with their Cold War spy drama The Americans. After five incredible seasons, the series was picked up for a 6th, which the cable network announced would be the final one. Few shows are given such a grand opportunity to plan out the end, the exit, and I’m so glad this one did.
Starring Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys as a pair of Russian spies who live in Washington DC posing as the all-American couple (complete with two kids), The Americans is one of the best written female-led dramas around. Covering the Soviet-American side of the Cold War during the ’80s, the show dives deep into the whys and hows of various covert missions on both sides of the equation. Yes, there are also Middle Eastern ties throughout the timeline.
Season 5 saw some BIG changes for the Jennings family, and it almost looked like certain members weren’t going to make it to season 6. Elizabeth (Russell) started training her daughter Paige (Holly Taylor) after begrudgingly revealing the truth about what who she really was. Phillip (Rhys) had to make a choice about his first son pre-Elizabeth and the US assignment. We said goodbye to longtime agent-handler Gabriel (Frank Langella), we met Stan’s (Noah Emmerich) new girlfriend Renee (Laurie Holden), and tensions remained high for the usually strong relationship between Philip and Elizabeth.
Today, FX released an official trailer for the final season:
The Americans returns for their 6th and final season on FX on March 28th.
- Let's Talk About The Americans Season 6 Episode 6, "Rififi"
- Let's Talk About FX's 'The Americans' Season 6, Episode 2
- Let's Talk About FX's 'The Americans' Season 6 Premiere
- FX Puts in Pilot Order For Alex Garland's 'Devs' Series
- Let's Talk About The X-Files Season 11 Episode 8, 'Familiar'
- Let's Talk About SyFy's 'Krypton' Season 1 Pilot
- Let's Talk About 'Everything Sucks' on Netflix, the '90s Nostalgia Sleeper Hit
- Let's Talk About 'Mute', Duncan Jones's Netflix Sci-Fi Film
- The Americans: Short Promo Surfaces For 6th And Final Season
- The Americans's Frank Langella Joins Jim Carrey Series 'Kidding'
- The Americans Season 3 Pits Husband Vs Wife
- ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Season 2 Trailer: Captain Pike and Smiling Spock - December 13, 2018
- ‘Relics and Rarities’ with Dungeon Master Deborah Ann Woll - December 13, 2018
- Jason Momoa and Co Did the Haka at ‘Aquaman’ Premiere - December 13, 2018
- Bad News for ‘Trial of Chicago 7’ Aaron Sorkin Film - December 13, 2018
- Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2019 Inductees Include Radiohead, The Cure, and More - December 13, 2018