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The Americans

Genres: Drama, Thriller, Period Drama
Broadcast on: M-Net, M-Net Series Zone, M-Net Edge, M-Net City, eExtra, Disney+

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Seasons

Season 2

Channel Premiere Finale TX Time Episodes
FX 26 Feb 2014 21 May 2014 Wednesdays, 22h00 - 23h00 13
M-Net Edge 21 Oct 2014 13 Jan 2015 Tuesdays, 20h00 - 21h00 13
M-Net City 01 Jul 2015 23 Sep 2015 Wednesdays, 20h00 - 21h00 13
eExtra 12 Dec 2018 06 Mar 2019 Wednesdays, 21h30 - 22h30 13
Disney+ 18 May 2022 18 May 2022 Wednesday, 00h01 (all episodes) 13


Season 2

The Americans is a period drama about the complex marriage of two KGB spies posing as Americans in suburban Washington D.C. shortly after Ronald Reagan is elected President.

The arranged marriage of Philip (Matthew Rhys) and Elizabeth Jennings (Keri Russell), who have two children - 14-year-old Paige (Holly Taylor) and 11-year-old Henry (Keidrich Sellati), who know nothing about their parents' true identity - grows more passionate and genuine by the day, but is constantly tested by the escalation of the Cold War and the intimate, dangerous and darkly funny relationships they must maintain with a network of spies and informants under their control.

Their neighbour, FBI Agent Stan Beeman (Noah Emmerich) has already come dangerously close to discovering their secret, but was thwarted by Nina (Annet Mahendru), his KGB mole and paramour.

Torn between his wife Sandra (Susan Misner) and his deepening feelings for Nina, Stan is completely unaware that the beautiful Russian is actually a double agent, reporting on him to the KGB.

Philip has been more successful handling his mole within the FBI, Martha (Alison Wright), assistant to Stan's boss, Special Agent Gaad (Richard Thomas). Romancing Martha under the guise of one of his cover identities, an FBI bureaucrat named "Clark," Philip has secured her unquestioning loyalty... by marrying her.

Meanwhile, in the Jennings' house, Paige has become increasingly suspicious that her parents are hiding something.

In the Season 2 premiere, "Comrades": Elizabeth comes back from her injury and straight into what should have been a routine mission - but it goes awry, leaving her and Philip in fear not only for themselves but for their whole network... and family.

Paige's suspicions have only grown in her mother's absence. Meanwhile, Stan continues to fall for the Russian agent who has started to play him.

Created and executive produced by Joe Weisberg (Falling Skies), a former CIA agent who went on to become an accomplished author, The Americans is produced by Fox Television Studios and FX Productions.

Joel Fields and Graham Yost are also executive producers, along with Daniel Sackheim and Amblin Television heads Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank.


Season 2 Cast

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Elizabeth Jennings

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Phillip Jennings

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Paige Jennings

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Henry Jennings

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FBI Agent Stan Beeman

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Nina

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Sandra Beeman

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Martha Hanson

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Arkady

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Oleg Burov

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Frank Gaad

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Claudia

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Annelise

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Deputy Attorney General Warren

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Lucia

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Bruce Dameran

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Aunt Helen

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Leanne Connors

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Mossad Agent

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Kate

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Andrew Larrick

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Thane Rosenbloom

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John Skeevers

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Charles Duluth


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