'The Americans' Walks The Line Between Spy Thriller And Family Drama05:47

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The FX show "The Americans," starring Matthew Rhys and Keri Russell, returns to FX tonight for its fourth season. The show doesn’t have a big audience but has been critically acclaimed. NPR TV critic Eric Deggans speaks with Here & Now's Robin Young about how the show focuses on the tensions of being a spy, and the tensions of being part of a family.


This segment aired on March 16, 2016.

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