First air date
January 30, 2013
Genre(s): Drama, Thriller, Crime
The Americans follows the lives of two fictional Soviet KGB spies posing as Phillip and Elizabeth Jennings, a typical American couple with children living in the United States. The Jennings are travel agents by day, and by night, they are Cold War secret agents. No one, not even the Jennings children, suspects that the couple leads very active and sometimes violent double lives. Eventually, the strain of deception begins to show in Phillip, who is starting to admire the American way of life.