Matthew Rhys, Keri Russell Matthew Rhys, Keri Russell

The Americans has been renewed for a 13-episode third season, FX announced Wednesday.

"The Americans continues be one of the best shows on television," Eric Schrier, FX president of original programming, said in a statement.  "Executive Producers Joe WeisbergJoel Fields andGraham Yost have done a wonderful job delivering two seasons, and the performances from Keri RussellMatthew Rhys and Noah Emmerich are stellar.  Fans will be blown away by the rest of this season, and we can't wait to see what they come up with next year."

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The Emmy-nominated Cold War drama follows two KGB spies (Russell, Rhys) posing as a married couple in suburban Washington, D.C. Emmerich stars as Stan, their friend and neighbor, who also happens to be an FBI agent.

The Americans second season will wrap up Wednesday, May 21 at 10/9c.