The axe (or sickle, technically) has been hanging over The Americans for three years, and might finally fall in Season 4. Our first official footage trailer has arrived, along with new synopses, and Paige doesn’t seem to be keeping her mouth shut any more than we last saw her.
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The Americans Season 4 has seemed a bit more heavily redacted than usual, owing to a later 2016 debut date than in past years. Now, we at least have a firm March premiere date, along with a gorgeous new poster espousing Philip and Elizabeth’s complicated relationship.
FX critical darling The Americans will arrive in 2016 a bit behind its comrades, premiering in March, rather than the usual January. Thankfully, the network has de-classified some early photos and details to make up the difference, so have the Jennings ended up in the FBI’s custody yet?
Fate’s unending cruelty has pushed Season 4 of FX’s The Americans as far as March 2016, even as the network has un-redacted our first official promos. People point silencers, and film trickery make it looks like they’re shooting each other, so lets relentlessly over-analyze our first look at The Americans Season 4!
We’re barely halfway through November, and already FX and FXX are gearing up their winter wares for 2016. The cable network has set official premieres for the eleventh season of Always Sunny, as well as the premiere of Ryan Murphy’s American Crime Story, two comedies and more.
Well hello there, TV super-fan! Did you know that Breaking Bad breakout Jesse Pinkman was almost killed off in Season 1? How about that Joss Whedon hated the original Buffy theme song, or Curb Your Enthusiasm served as a murder alibi? Can you imagine LOST starring Michael Keaton? Why yes, we do have more where that came from!
FX Brought the Cold War to another standstill with The Americans Season 3 finale "March 8, 1983, but the Jennings homestead may burn to the ground before Season 4. Find out who got let in on the big secret, who didn't make it through the hour, and who might be in serious trouble for Season 4 by our full Americans finale recap!
History may record the Cold War as having formally ended, but FX thankfully isn’t letting theirs die just yet. Critical beacon The Americans will officially return for Season 4 in 2016, keeping Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys in the Russian spy game at least one more year.
Welcome back to another installment of the Monday Morning Critic. In this space each week, I’ll be looking at the week that was in addition to the week ahead in television. The format will shift each week, as the world of TV will dictate the form and content of each piece. In this week’s installment: a review of the third season of ‘The Americans’ and a look at a recent example the true power of long-form narrative on TV.
The ‘Archer’ gang will beat its 2015 FX brethren to the punch with a season 6 premiere as early as Thursday, but the former ISIS gang won’t leave any network stars behind. Not only has ‘The Americans’ star Matthew Rhys been tapped as a guest star for the animated spy comedy’s sixth season, but so too has ‘Sons of Anarchy’'s CCH Pounder, and ‘Community’ guest Keith David.