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FX CEO John Landgraf on Why The Americans Is Unlike Any Other Show

The Day After.


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 Episode 409, “The Day After,” the CEO of FX Networks, John Landgraf, and the VP of Current Series at FX Networks, Colette Wilson, join June Thomas and showrunners Joe Weisberg and Joel Fields to talk about the process of creating The Americans, the importance of empowering storytellers, and the significance of the movie, The Day After.

Note: This podcast contains spoilers and is meant to be enjoyed after you watch the episode. New episodes air Wednesdays at 10 p.m. on FX. 

Podcast produced by Henry Molofsky.

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