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The Creators and Stars of The Americans Discuss the Season 4 Premiere 

Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys in   The Americans.

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Each week on Slate’s TV Club Insider podcast, June Thomas sits down with the creators, cast, and crew of The Americans as they reveal behind-the-scenes details about the making of the FX drama’s fourth season. 

In this installment about the Season 4 premiere, “Glanders,” stars Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys stop by for a quick conversation about the beginning of the season. Then writers/executive producers Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg share tricks for disguising Russell’s baby bump on camera, the themes they hope to hit on in upcoming episodes, and the unique challenges of writing a season premiere.

Note: This podcast contains spoilers and is meant to be enjoyed after you watch the episode.

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