NBC's 'Allegiance' Creator Shoots Down 'Americans' Comparisons

NBC's upcoming series, Allegiance, has drawn comparisons to FX's period thriller The Americans: they're both Russian-centered spy dramas about undercover KGB agents, but creator George Nolfi suggests the similarities end there.

"This is ultimately a family drama about people who really do not want to be spies, yet they’re forced into this situation," he said from stage Friday at the Television Critics Associations winter press tour. His series, which bows Feb. 5, follows a young CIA analyst (Given Stenhouse) specializing in Russian affairs, who learns that his parents are former KGB agents who have been re-enlisted to orchestrate a terrorist operation within America.

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alycakes2084d ago

Not sure about this one yet, if I will watch or not.