The Americans Podcast

The Americans Podcast

Go deeper inside the world of FX's 1980s spy drama. Join host June Thomas every week after the show for a new in-depth conversation with the cast, crew, and creators as they reveal behind-the-scenes details about the making of each episode. New episodes air Tuesdays at 10 p.m. on FX. This podcast is part of the Panoply Network.

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The Americans Podcast

Joe Weisberg, Joel Fields, Dan Stoloff, Chris Long, Luke DiTommaso, David Woods, June Thomas

29 Min

Mar 15, 2017

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The Americans Podcast

Joe Weisberg, Joel Fields, Dan Stoloff, Dan Davis, Tim Goodmanson, Dan Fisher, June Thomas

18 Min

Mar 8, 2017

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The Americans Podcast

Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Joel Fields, Joe Weisberg, June Thomas

36 Min

Jun 9, 2016

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Podcast
Time
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29 min
Jun 2, 2016
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Chris Long, Costa Ronin (Oleg), Joel Fields, Joe Weisberg, June Thomas

25 min
May 26, 2016
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H. Keith Melton, Joe Weisberg, Joel Fields, June Thomas

22 min
May 19, 2016
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Composer Nathan Barr, Joel Fields, Joe Weisberg, June Thomas

28 min
May 12, 2016
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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.

35 min
May 5, 2016
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Matthew Rhys (Philip), Allison Wright (Martha), Joel Fields, Joe Weisberg, June Thomas

27 min
Apr 28, 2016
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Alison Wright (Martha), Joel Fields, Joe Weisberg, June Thomas

25 min
Apr 21, 2016
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Masha Gessen (the show's Russian translator), June Thomas, Joel Fields, Joe Weisberg

31 min
Apr 14, 2016
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Noah Emmerich (Stan Beeman), Joel Fields, Joe Weisberg

27 min
Apr 7, 2016
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Costa Ronin (Oleg), Showrunners Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg, June Thomas on episode 404

30 min
Mar 31, 2016
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FBI Counterintelligence Agent Richard Kollmar, Line Producer Mary Rae Thewlis and Sr. VP of Productions for Fox 21 Bob Lemchen

23 min
Mar 17, 2016
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Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Joe Weisberg, Joel Fields

1 min
Mar 10, 2016
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Feat: Keri Russell, Noah Emmerich, Matthew Rhys, Joe Weisberg, & former KGB illegal Jack Barsky

17 min
Apr 23, 2015
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Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, and Holly Taylor join Molly Nussbaum, Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg to share their thoughts on the cliffhanger ending, their favorite moments from Season 3, and what might lie in store for the Jennings in Season 4.

19 min
Apr 16, 2015
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Peggy Schierholz from hair and makeup joins Molly Nussbaum, Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg to discuss arguably the most important part of The Americans—the wigs. Plus, a quick checkin with actress Allison Wright about Martha’s shocking discovery.

19 min
Apr 9, 2015
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Writers Tracey Scott Wilson and Stephen Schiff join Molly Nussbaum, Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg to discuss their collaborative writing style, and the deeply personal conversations that fueled the content of this week's episode.

26 min
Apr 2, 2015
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Holly Taylor, who plays Paige Jennings, and editor Dan Valverde join Molly Nussbaum and executive producers Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg to discuss one of the biggest moments in the series thus far.

24 min
Mar 26, 2015
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Costume Designer Jenny Gering and Production Designer Diane Lederman join Molly Nussbaum and executive producers Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg to discuss every detail that goes into bringing the 80s back to life.

36 min
Mar 19, 2015
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Alison Wright, who stars as Martha, joins Molly Nussbaum, Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg to discuss poor Martha. Plus: An interview with the man who constructs the car crashes, explosions, and fist fights on the show.

27 min
Mar 12, 2015
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Noah Emmerich, who stars as FBI agent Stan Beeman, joins script coordinator Molly Nussbaum and executive producers Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg to discuss the trials and tribulations of a first time director. Plus: Fleetwood Mac and the song that didn’t

28 min
Mar 5, 2015
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Keri Russell, star of The Americans, joins Molly Nussbaum and executive producers Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg to discuss on-set challenges, the best (and worst) part of wearing so many disguises, and her own contributions to the crafting of a scene.

28 min
Feb 26, 2015
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Matthew Rhys, star of The Americans, joins script coordinator Molly Nussbaum and executive producers Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg to discuss KGB sex training, selecting the perfect wig, and the craziness of playing five characters in a single episode.

24 min
Feb 19, 2015
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Molly Nussbaum, script coordinator for The Americans, talks to executive producers Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg and to writer Peter Ackerman about cringeworthy story lines, making Stan Beeman angry, and selecting the perfect 80s pop song.

21 min
Feb 12, 2015
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Molly Nussbaum, script coordinator for The Americans, talks to executive producers Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg and to writer Stuart Zicherman about a trip to the dentist, the secret to cinematic suspense, and practicing counter-surveillance.

34 min
Feb 5, 2015
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Molly Nussbaum, script coordinator for FX’s The Americans, talks with executive producers Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg and director Daniel Sackheim about Episode 2 of Season 3, “Baggage.” For more information, visit...

25 min
Jan 29, 2015
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Molly Nussbaum, script coordinator for FX’s The Americans, talks with executive producers Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg about the premiere episode of Season 3, “EST Men.” For more information, visit...

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