FX is staying with “The Americans.”
The cable network announced Thursday, the freshman-spy series has been renewed for a second season. The drama series starring Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys will return for a 13-episode second season in 2014.
“’The Americans’ has quickly established itself as a key part FX’s acclaimed drama line-up,” FX President John Landgraf said in a statement. “Executive Producers Joe Weisberg, Joel Fields and Graham Yost and their collaborators are telling riveting and deeply emotional stories and the performances of Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Noah Emmerich and the entire cast are simply outstanding. The show is truly worthy of its widespread critical acclaim and we are confident that its quality will continue to yield a robust and passionate audience.”
Additionally, FX will air a marathon of the first five episodes of “The Americans” back-to-back on Friday, March 1, starting at 10 p.m. ET.
“The Americans” currently airs Wednesdays at 10 p.m. ET on FX.