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FX's new series "The Americans" -- a 1981-set spy series created by former CIA officer-turned-tv writer and producer Joe Weisberg ("Falling Skies") -- is slated to premiere in January. The drama is set in Washington, D.C., where the Jennings pose as a seemingly normal married American couple but in reality are Kgb agents. Read More: FX Orders Up Keri Russell '80s Spy Drama 'The Americans' Created by CIA Officer FX has released a short teaser, below, for the series (via Deadline), which was given a 13-episode order in August. Matthew Rhys and Keri Russell play the couple, whose marriage was arranged as a cover. That charade is slowly giving way to genuine feelings, but their relationship's progress is complicated by the missions they're given, their two children (who know nothing about their parents' original identities) and their new neighbor (Noah Emmerich), who happens to work for the. »

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