Putting the intel in Intellivision.
At this point, The Americans seems incapable of producing anything other than tight, propulsive episodes.
Which network and cable shows that debuted or returned this year are still awaiting their fates? Let’s break it down.
“The Deal,” the fifth episode of The Americans’ second season, is one of the greats.
Clark's an animal in bed, so who cares if he keeps his glasses on?
We followed many pairings over the course of this episode, some romantic, others platonic.
There are so many.
The Americans aired its first great second-season episode last night.
A bridge episode that feels like a setup for a big payoff later.
Meanwhile, ABC's Mixology is pretty much dead on arrival.
Pretty sure that was a basic cable first.
If marriage formed the dramatic center of season one, family is shaping up as the core of season two.
It goes beyond the curls and the short cut.
"Under any normal circumstance, Stan would be the hero of this show."
Season two has Keri Russell's character wrestling with a surprising threat to her daughter.
Some of the best cable dramas are built around sustained acts of deception.
Hey, that's Susan Lucci!
The stakes are higher, the wigs shaggier, and the sex more dangerous.