NEW YORK - The Americans is a drama about the complex marriage of two KGB spies posing as Americans in suburban Washington DC during the Reagan administration. Having revealed their true identities to their teenage daughter Paige, Philip and Elizabeth struggle to keep her best interests at heart while ensuring that their cover identities – and thus their lives – remain protected.
The Americans was created by Joe Weisberg who, along with Joel Fields, serves as an Executive Producer and Writer. Graham Yost and Chris Long are also Executive Producers, along with Amblin Television heads Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank. The Americans is produced by Fox 21 Television Studios and FX Productions.
The Americans is one of the most critically acclaimed series on television and the winner of numerous awards, including Outstanding Achievement in Drama from the Television Critics Association Awards (2015), Best Drama Series from the Critics’ Choice Television Awards (2015), a 2015 Primetime Emmy® Award (Margo Martindale, Guest Actress in a Drama Series), and a Peabody Award (2015). The series also received an AFI Award for TV Program of the Year in 2014, 2015 and 2016.
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