Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys in 'The Americans'

The End is in Sight for ‘The Americans’

“How arrogant are you?” demands the anguished wife of the former KGB agent called back to duty in America. “You think the fate of the world rests on your shoulders?” It’s a common problem among characters on The Americans, which begins its sixth and final season Wednesday on FX, wrapping up an extraordinary run that,…

Kelly Aucoin as "Dollar" Bill Stearn, Asia Kate Dillon as Taylor and David Costabile as Wags in 'Billions'

Season 3 of ‘Billions’: Worth It

A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green, which would otherwise heal. –Francis Bacon When we last saw billionaire investor and sometime financial crook Bobby Axelrod (Damian Lewis) and his dogged, ethically flexible pursuer, U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades (Paul Giamatti), Axe had seemingly checkmated Chuck, sabotaging the IPO that Chuck, his father, and…

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The Money is In The Details For FX’s ‘Trust’

“The meek shall inherit the Earth — but not the mineral rights.”  –J. Paul Getty   One of the frustrations of reviewing TV can be when a show is particularly interesting, but it never catches on with the broader public for whatever reason. In the case of Trust, the new drama series premiering Sunday on FX,…

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