FX renews The Americans for a second season!

Image and video hosting by TinyPic

FX is sticking with The Americans.

The freshman drama, created by Joe Weisberg, has been renewed for a 13-episode sophomore season. The news follows especially high ratings for the January premiere and significant DVR growth throughout its first month on the air.

“The Americans has quickly established itself as a key part FX’s acclaimed drama line-up,” said network gm and president John Landgraf. “Executive producers Joe Weisberg, Joel Fields and Graham Yost and their collaborators are telling riveting and deeply emotional stories and the performances of Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Noah Emmerich and the entire cast are simply outstanding. The show is truly worthy of its widespread critical acclaim and we are confident that its quality will continue to yield a robust and passionate audience.”