FX

How Not to Write A TV Drama About Arab Dictators
To start, cast an Arab actor in the lead
June 25, 2014

This show, from the producers of "Homeland," is an offensively boring attempt to humanize dictators.

The Most Humane Drama on Cable Is About a Bunch of Murderous Spies
February 26, 2014

"The Americans," the anti-"House of Cards"

The Spies Next Door
"The Americans" is a Cold War Thriller for Our More Ambiguous Age
January 30, 2013

"The Americans," a new show about KGB spies undercover in America, will have you rooting for the enemy.