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FX Puts Latest "Americans" Episode Online After DVR Snafu

By Rich Heldenfels Published: April 5, 2013

The official word:  FX will post the most recent episode of The Americans (aired on Wednesday, April 3) on www.FXnetworks.comfor encore online viewing due to an error by its publicity department (http://vod.fxnetworks.com/watch/theamericans/24079939847)

 

Last night’s ninth episode of The Americans, “Safe House,” aired from 10:00 to 11:07 PM ET/PT. The correct listings information was not properly disseminated to television listings services that provide information to media outlets, cable and satellite providers. As a result of the error, electronic guides which trigger the run times of DVRs incorrectly recorded the total running time of one hour (10:00-11:00 PM ET/PT), therefore cutting off the final seven minutes of the episode.

 

“The error is regrettable and I apologize to all the loyal fans of The Americans who were cheated out of the full viewing experience of one of the most important episodes so far this season,” said John Solberg, Senior Vice President of Media Relations, FX Networks. “Unfortunately mistakes happen and this happened to be a very unfortunate time for this kind of mistake. I hope the viewers whose DVRs failed to capture the final seven minutes of the episode will take advantage of the opportunity to watch the encore run on FXNetworks.comand see the spectacular ending.”

 

Episode 9 – “Safe House” (Aired April 3, 10:00 PM ET/PT) – Philip and Elizabeth are put to the test when a routine mission goes horribly wrong. Stan and the FBI are pushed to their limit when one of their own goes missing. Written by Joshua Brand; directed by Jim McKay.

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