A drama about power politics in the world of New York high finance. Shrewd, savvy U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades and the brilliant, ambitious hedge fund king Bobby "Axe" Axelrod are on an explosive collision course, with each using all of his considerable smarts, power and influence to outmaneuver the other. The stakes are in the billions in this timely, provocative series.
Showtime announced today that Billions has been picked up for a fifth season. The good news comes with four episodes remaining in the drama's fourth-season run, which has been continuing to garner favorable reviews and solid ratings for the cable network.
The critically-acclaimed series stars Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis as two warring power players in the high-stakes world of New York finance. Giamatti plays a shrewd U.S. Attorney who puts his smarts and power up against an ambitious hedge fund manager, played by Lewis, in a bid to outmaneuver each other in a world where billions of dollars are at stake.
Look for Season 5 of Billions to premiere in early 2020. For now, new episodes are airing Sunday nights with the season finale scheduled for June 9 at 9:00pm.