The Americans: Renewed for Season 4!

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The best show you're not watching just got picked up for a fourth season.

FX confirmed today that The Americans will return in 2016 with 13 new episodes.

A Moral Dilemma - The Americans

The criminally underrated drama was honored by the American Film Institute as one of the TV Programs of the Year in 2014 for its first season and again in 2015 for its second season.

The drama has also received three Primetime Emmy Award® nominations over the course of its first two seasons.

Said Nick Grad and Eric Schrier, Presidents of Original Programming for FX Networks and FX Productions, in making the announcement:

"Remarkably, this season of The Americans has achieved even greater acclaim than that of its first two seasons. The series has cemented it status with critics as television’s best current drama and arguably the best show on TV, and we couldn’t agree more.

"That universal critical praise is a tribute to the talents of Joe, Joel, Keri, Matthew, Noah and the entire cast and crew. We look forward to the final four episodes of season three, and beyond, in Philip and Elizabeth Jennings' riveting journey."

The Americans Season 3 finale will air on April 22.

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The Americans Quotes

Interrogator: There will be no spy trades under this president.
Philip: I'm not a spy.

We will find this traitor and put a bullet in his head.

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