February 21, 2013

FX announced today that The Americans has been renewed for a second season. The freshman drama, which premiered in late January, has received a positive response from both audiences and critics over its first four episodes.

Nine episodes remain in the show's first season, with the season finale lined up for May 1, 2013.

The network has ordered an additional 13 episodes for Season 2.

UPDATE: Season 2 of The Americans premieres on Wednesday, February 26, 2014.

(Source: TV by the Numbers)