The third season of FX’s cold war spy drama The Americans will receive its UK premiere on ITV’s pay channel ITV Encore on Wednesday August 19th at 10pm, it has been announced.
Created by Joe Weisberg, The Americans revolves around two KGB sleeper agents in 1980s America. The drama series is produced by FX Production and Fox 21 Television Studios and stars Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys and Noah Emmerich. The executive producers are Joe Wiesberg, Joel Fields, Graham Yost, Daniel Sackheim, Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank.
As the show’s third season opens, Nina (Annet Mahendru) has been sent back to Moscow to face charges of treason, much to the dismay of her boss Arkady (Lev Gorn), Director of the KGB Rezidentura. In addition to his rededication to his mission of uncovering the identities of the Russian spies living among them, Stan is also attempting to rebuild a relationship with his estranged wife Sandra (Susan Misner). Meanwhile, in the Jennings’ house, Philip and Elizabeth find themselves at odds over Paige’s future now that the KGB has made it clear that they want her to join the family business.
TVWise’s UK Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.