‘The Americans’ Sets Season 4 Premiere Date

TCA 2016: Series stars Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys as Soviet spies living in Washington D.C.

FX drama “The Americans” has set its season four premiere date, the network announced Saturday at a TCA panel.

The premiere episode, “Glanders,” picks up on the heels of last season’s finale. Philip (Matthew Rhys) and Elizabeth (Keri Russell) are dealing with the fallout of all they’ve wrought.

What will happen when the FBI finds out about Gene’s suicide? How will Pastor Tim deal with the revelation that they are Russian spies? And will they be able to handle a dangerous new bioweapons assignment?

“The Americans” has won numerous awards in its first three seasons, including Outstanding Achievement in Drama from the Television Critics Association Awards, Best Drama Series from the Critics’ Choice Television Awards, an Emmy Award  for Margo Martindale for Guest Actress in a Drama Series, and a Peabody Award. The series also received an AFI Award for TV Program of the Year in 2014, 2015 and 2016.

The show 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. Fox 21 Television Studios and FX Productions produce the series.

“The Americans” will return for its fourth season on March 16 at 10 p.m/9c on FX.

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