9 August 2012 9:57 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

FX has ordered the '80s spy drama "The Americans" to series, which will bring Keri Russell back to television sometime in early 2013. "The Americans," created by "Falling Skies" writer Joe Weisberg, stars Russell and Matthew Rhys as a pair of Kgb agents posing as American newlyweds in Washington, D.C. at the dawn of the Reagan presidency. Noah Emmerich co-stars as one of their new neighbors, who happens to be an FBI counter-intelligence agent. The series is executive produced by "Justified" showrunner Graham Yost and has a pilot directed by Gavin O'Connor “We’re proud to welcome 'The Americans,'" FX president John »


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