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The Americans

Season 5 2017

  • 2017-03-08T03:00:00Z on FX
  • 45 mins
  • 10 hours, 15 mins (13 episodes)
  • United States
  • English
  • Drama, Crime

In season five, the arranged marriage of Philip and Elizabeth Jennings grows more passionate and genuine in the midst of the escalating Cold War. Paige’s budding romance with Matthew, the son of their neighbor, FBI Agent Stan Beeman, further complicates matters since Stan – Philip’s best friend – remains the greatest threat to the Jennings’ safety.

13 episodes

5x01 Amber Waves

  • Season Premiere

    2017-03-08T03:00:00Z — 49 mins

The fifth and penultimate season has the Jennings struggling to contain the risks from Paige's growing relationship with Matthew Beeman. The Centre sends Philip and Elizabeth on an operation unlike any they've ever had before, straining their family and marriage to its limits.

5x02 Pests

  • 2017-03-15T02:00:00Z — 48 mins

Stan and Oleg wrestle with the harsh consequences of their complicated history. Philip and Elizabeth face a new mission with devastating implications for their country.

5x03 The Midges

  • 2017-03-22T02:00:00Z — 44 mins

Philip and Elizabeth tell Paige more about the family business, but pressing new questions arise when an operation takes a ghastly and unexpected turn. A sensitive package jeopardizes Oleg’s life back in Russia.

Philip and Elizabeth have qualms about a new assignment, while a specter from Philip’s past creates unforeseen dangers. At the FBI, Stan makes a shocking play that could throw his career into turmoil.

5x05 Lotus 1-2-3

  • 2017-04-05T02:00:00Z — 47 mins

Philip and Elizabeth receive surprising news about Henry -- and shattering news about a past operation. Stan might be falling in love, but Philip wonders if something darker is going on.

5x06 Crossbreed

  • 2017-04-12T02:00:00Z — 44 mins

Gabriel stuns Philip and Elizabeth with a sudden announcement and a crushing revelation about Philip’s past. Stan and Aderholt draw a fly into their web, while Oleg and Ruslan ambush their first suspect.

As Paige becomes even more enmeshed in her parents’ world, tensions with Matthew Beeman come to a head, Philip and Elizabeth’s honeytraps take surprising turns, and Stan faces the consequences of overplaying his hand at the FBI.

5x08 Immersion

  • 2017-04-26T02:00:00Z — 48 mins

A secret brings Elizabeth and Paige together. In Moscow, Oleg's own secrets put him under KGB suspicion. A new twist in the Morozov operation creates an opportunity that changes everything.

5x09 IHOP

  • 2017-05-03T02:00:00Z — 49 mins

Philip and Elizabeth are thrown off balance when things with Tuan take an unexpected turn. Henry makes a startling proposition and Stan has a disturbing encounter with Frank Gaad’s widow.

5x10 Darkroom

  • 2017-05-10T02:00:00Z — 48 mins

Paige’s snooping leads Philip and Elizabeth to make a choice that could shift the balance of their lives forever. Stan and Aderholt’s recruitment of Sofia suddenly bears fruit.

5x11 Dyatkovo

  • 2017-05-17T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

A surprise assignment from the Centre divides Philip and Elizabeth, forcing them into a moment of profound crisis. Stan gives Henry a tour of the FBI.

As Philip and Elizabeth grapple with a momentous decision, Tuan takes matters into his own hands in the Morozov operation. Back in Russia, Oleg’s investigation collides with the realities of the Soviet system.

5x13 The Soviet Division

  • 2017-05-31T02:00:00Z — 56 mins

Philip and Elizabeth race against the clock as a life hangs in the balance, while Stan faces an uncertain future.