Keri Russell: ‘The Americans’ Season 2 Super Steamy

    February 26, 2014
    Pam Wright

Keri Russell opened up Wednesday to TODAY show anchors Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie about her hit FX show The Americans, which returns for a second season tonight.

Apparently, Russell has been pretty hush-hush in recent weeks about the up-coming season, but the morning show anchors used some interesting techniques to get the info out of the former Disney mouseketeer.

Mocking her character on the show, Guthrie held up a desk lamp into the Felicity star’s face while Lauer interrogated her.

“You’re a KGB spy!” said Lauer. “You’re supposed to be able to keep a secret, but I need some intel here.”

Giggling throughout the mock interrogation, Russell said this season would be even hotter than last season. Lauer asked if the sex scenes — some of the steamiest on television — were going to get steamier.

“Yes, there are some incriminating scenes tonight,” said Russell.

Russell plays a Soviet spy fake-married with fake children to another Soviet spy (Matthew Rhys) in 1980s America. The spies later fall for one another.

Pam Wright