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‘The Americans’

It was a slow burn, but by the end of season one this spy drama found its rhythm and became another winner for FX. Matthew Rhys and Keri Russell are just right as KGB spies in suburban 1980s Washington, D.C. Season two premiere, 10 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, on FX (

Doug Knoop, Seattle Times staff

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Also on Wednesday

“The Little Foxes” (1941), 7 p.m. (TCM): In the Deep South, greedy Regina blackmails her brothers and lets her husband die. Based on the play by Lillian Hellman.

“Survivor,” 8 p.m. (CBS): Moments after the competition begins, three contestants face important decisions; a contestant seeks revenge against her own tribe.

“Arrow,” 8 p.m. (The CW): Felicity feels left out when Oliver makes Sara a part of the team; a brilliant thief known as The Clock King arms himself with technology that can open bank vaults; Laurel refuses to attend a party for Sara.

“Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” 9 p.m. (NBC): When a controversial misogynistic comic is accused of rape, Benson is happy to arrest him, but Barba feels the case is weak.

“Mixology,” 9:31 p.m. (ABC): Newly single Tom is thrown back into the dating world and meets Maya, a beautiful but tough attorney.

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