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Showtime’s Billions Season 5 Returning This September

Showtime’s Billions is officially ready to return for the second half of its fifth season.   In an announcement made on social media Thursday, the network revealed that the second half of the fifth season of the extremely popular series will be releasing on September 5, 2021. After premiering in May 2020, the first seven episodes of Billions released, but the COVID-19 pandemic forced the remaining five episodes to be delayed.   https://t.co/MC6zHixUnt pic.twitter.com/bj0kh7LnNt — Billions on...
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Janeane Garofalo Joins Billions Season 5 for Showtime

(Photo by Gary Gershoff/Getty Images) Emmy nominee Janeane Garofalo (The Larry Sanders Show, Mystery Men, Wet Hot American Summer) has joined the fifth season of Billions, Showtime’s hit drama series, according to Deadline. Garofalo, whose upcoming projects also include the thriller The God Committee and the comedy-drama In My Life, is set to play the character of Winslow, described as a hip owner of a legal cannabis corporation. Billions was renewed for a sixth season last October, with Golden...
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MacKenzie Scott, ex-wife of Amazon's Jeff Bezos, gave away more than $4 billion over the last 4 months to help those affected economically by the pandemic

MacKenzie Scott. ORG CARSTENSEN/dpa/AFP via Getty Images MacKenzie Scott, the ex-wife of Amazon's Jeff Bezos with a net worth topping $60 billion, just announced that she's given away more than $4 billion to over 300 organizations across the US in the past four months. The organizations range from food banks to emergency relief funds, as Scott sought to give "immediate support to people suffering the economic effects" of the pandemic, and gave funds to organizations that have "dedicated th...
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MacKenzie Scott, ex-wife of Amazon's Jeff Bezos, gave away more than $4 billion over the last 4 months to help those impacted economically by the pandemic

MacKenzie Scott. ORG CARSTENSEN/dpa/AFP via Getty Images MacKenzie Scott, the ex-wife of Amazon's Jeff Bezos with a net worth topping $60 billion, just announced that she's given away more than $4 billion to over 300 organizations across the US in the past four months. The organizations range from food banks to emergency relief funds, as Scott sought to give "immediate support to people suffering the economic effects" of the pandemic, and gave funds to organizations that have "dedicated th...
Tags: Amazon, US, Trends, Wealth, Bloomberg, Economy, Jeff Bezos, Philanthropy, IPS, Billions, Scott, Bezos, Mackenzie Scott, Arts & Culture, Chuck Collins, Institute for Policy Studies IPS


TV Bits: ‘Billions’, ‘F is for Family’, ‘Teenage Bounty Hunters’, ‘Dickinson’, and More

In this edition of TV Bits: Billions renewed for season 6. F is for Family renewed for season 5, which will be the last. Teenage Bounty Hunters canceled by Netflix. Certain actors couldn’t return for the Supernatural final season because of COVID-19. Dickinson renewed for season 3 ahead of season 2 launch. Watch the trailer for The Expanse season 5. Get ready for High School Musical: The Musical: The Holiday Special. Black Monday will be back for season 3. The Last O.G. renewed for season 4. L...
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Showtime’s ‘Billions’ Renewed for Season 6, New Season 5 Episodes to Return in 2021

‘Billions’ has been renewed for a sixth season at Showtime — and fans will be pleased to know that five new episodes of Season 5 will air in 2021, after the ongoing coronavirus pandemic put a wrench in the premium cabler’s scheduling for the year. Additionally, Corey Stoll — who joined the cast in Season […]
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Showtime Renews Billions & Bumps Corey Stoll Up to Series Regular

Showtime renews Billions & bumps Corey Stoll up to series regular As the ensemble drama continues to be a hit for the premium cable network, Showtime has elected to renew the Paul Giamatti (Sideways) and Damian Lewis (Homeland)-led Billions for a sixth season while also promoting Corey Stoll (The Strain) to series regular after being introduced in the first half of the last season, according to TVLine. RELATED: Mandatory Streamers: The War Ramps Up in Billions Season 5 ...
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Claire Danes and Damian Lewis on the Secrets of ‘Homeland’ and Brody’s Death

Claire Danes just wrapped an eight-season run on “Homeland” with her character, Carrie Mathison, seeming in the end to have betrayed her nation — only to reveal a twist in the series’ final moments. It’s a character turn rooted in her deep history with late love Brody, played by Damian Lewis. For five seasons, the […]
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‘Billions’ Star Asia Kate Dillon Calls for SAG Awards to Abolish Gender-Specific Categories (EXCLUSIVE)

“Billions” star Asia Kate Dillon, the first gender nonbinary performer to play a nonbinary character on a major TV show, made headlines in 2017 when they asked the TV Academy to clarify its gender distinctions. Dillon has since then entered in the supporting actor category, and has been nominated as best supporting actor in a […]
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‘Billions’ Showrunners Break Down the Season 5 Premiere and What’s to Come

SPOILER ALERT: Do not read if you have not seen “The New Decas,” the season 5 premiere of Showtime’s “Billions.” Can the group of hardcore characters who fuel the “Billions” universe overcome their baser instincts to find success and happiness? These are the broad themes of the fifth season of “Billions,” Showtime’s twisty-turny drama series set […]
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Mandatory Streamers: The War Ramps Up in Billions Season 5

Mandatory Streamers: The War Ramps Up in Billions Season 5 Welcome to Mandatory Streamers, our column covering the best new streaming content coming your way every week! For the week of April 27, the war is ramping up again between Chuck Rhodes (Paul Giamatti) and Bobby Axelrod (Damian Lewis) as Corey Stoll’s Mike Prince enters the fray in Billions Season 5. Check out the best shows debuting and returning online this week as well as the latest renewal announcements below and be sure to visit ...
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Showtime Sees Pop in Streaming Sign-Ups, Viewership Amid Coronavirus Lockdown (EXCLUSIVE)

Penned in by stay-at-home measures to fend off a pandemic, America’s audiences are turning to their television screens for comfort and distraction. Netflix, for one, saw an estimate-crushing 15.8 million jump in paid subscribers in its most recently reported quarter, more than twice as many as the streaming company expected. It is not the only […]
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Corey Stoll Is Ready to Make Waves in the New Billions Season 5 Trailer

Corey Stoll Is Ready to Make Waves in the New Billions Season 5 Trailer Showtime has released a new Billions Season 5 trailer as Chuck Rhodes (Paul Giamatti) and Bobby Axelrod’s (Damian Lewis) rivalry reignites as Corey Stoll’s Mike Prince enters the fray. You can check out the trailer now below! RELATED: Billions Season 5 Trailer: Anyone Can Be Bought, No One Can Be Trusted In Billions Season 5, Bobby Axelrod (Lewis) and Chuck Rhoades (Giamatti) see their vicious rivalry reignited, while new...
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‘Billions,’ ‘Black Monday’ Season Endings Delayed, ‘The Chi’ Premiere Moves Up Amid Coronavirus Disruption

Showtime has joined almost every network in being forced to make scheduling changes due to the coronavirus pandemic, which has caused widespread production shutdowns across the globe. The cabler has announced that season 2 of “Black Monday,” which is currently airing, and season 5 of “Billions” will be interrupted mid-flow. “Black Monday” will air through […]
Tags: News, Showtime, Black Monday, Billions, The Chi, Coronavirus


Showtime Updates Schedules for Black Monday, Billions & More

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Showtime Updates Schedules for Black Monday, Billions & More With filming currently suspended on countless productions, Showtime has made scheduling updates for four of its series: Black Monday, Billions, The Chi, and Penny Dreadful: City of Angels. RELATED: What’s Coming and Leaving Showtime in April! Black Monday will air through the sixth episode of its second season on Sunday, April 12, then will return with the final four episodes of the season later this year. As pre...
Tags: TV, Movies, Showtime, TV News, Black Monday, City Of Angels, Billions, Chi, Evan Goldberg, David Caspe, The Chi, Jordan Cahan, Dawn Regina Hall, Penny Dreadful: City of Angels, Keith Paul Scheer, Blair Andrew Rannells


TV Bits: ‘Black Monday’, ‘Billions’, ‘The Crown’, ‘Star Trek: Short Treks’, ‘O.J. Made in America’

In this edition of TV Bits: Showtime has changed the schedule of Black Monday and two other shows. Watch a trailer for Billions season 5. The Crown was able to beat the coronavirus and wrap early. Star Trek: Short Treks coming to Blu-ray in June. ESPN is airing an encore presentation of O.J.: Made in America. The coronavirus scare is causing many TV shows to shut down production, which means several things are going to be delayed. Showtime was planning on debuting two episodes of Black Mo...
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TV News Roundup: Showtime Releases ‘Billions’ Season 5 Trailer

In today’s TV news roundup, Showtime released a trailer for “Billions” Season 5, and Netflix announced a number of April premiere dates, including “Never Have I Ever” and “#BlackAF.” DATES Netflix has announced the premiere dates and returns of several shows and specials coming in April. “The Iliza Shlesinger Sketch Show” is premiering April 1. […]
Tags: News, Netflix, Showtime, Billions, One Day At A Time, Never Have I Ever, BlackAF


Billions Season 5 Trailer: Anyone Can Be Bought, No One Can Be Trusted

Billions Season 5 trailer: Anyone can be bought but no one can be trusted Showtime has released the official trailer for the upcoming fifth season of their drama series Billions, highlighting the intensified rivalry between frenemies Paul Giamatti’s Chuck Rhodes and Damian Lewis’ Bobby Axelrod as Corey Stoll’s Mike Prince arrives to shake things up. Also starring Golden Globe winner Julianna Margulies (The Good Wife), Season 5 is scheduled to premiere on Sunday, May 3. Check out the video in ...
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Showtime Changes Schedule for Black Monday & New Docuseries

Showtime changes on-air schedule for Black Monday & two new docuseries Showtime has officially announced that they have decided to change the on-air schedule for Don Cheadle’s recently released Black Monday Season 2 and their upcoming two documentary series titled Outcry and Love Fraud. The network’s decision was due to the shows’ sudden temporary production suspensions. The second season of Black Monday will now shift from two episodes to premiering one episode per week beginning this Sunday...
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Billions Season 5 Adds Rick Hoffman in Recurring Role

Billions season 5 adds Rick Hoffman in recurring role With a couple months left until the premiere of the fifth season of Showtime’s hit corporate drama Billions, the cast has grown with the addition of Suits vet Rick Hoffman in a recurring role, according to Deadline. RELATED: Paul Giamatti & Damian Lewis are Rivals Again in Billions Season 5 Teaser In Billions Season 5, Bobby Axelrod (Lewis) and Chuck Rhoades (Giamatti) see their vicious rivalry reignited, while new enemies rise and take...
Tags: Chuck, TV, Movies, Showtime, TV News, Damian Lewis, Paul Giamatti, Billions, Golden Globe, Hoffman, Brian Koppelman, David Levien, Andrew Ross Sorkin, Chuck Rhoades, Wendy Rhoades Maggie Siff, ComingSoon


TV Bits: ‘Spinning Out’, ‘DMZ’, ‘Power’, ‘Billions’, ‘Mrs. America’, ‘Little Fires Everywhere’

In this edition of TV Bits: Netflix has already canceled Spinning Out. Benjamin Bratt joins the cast of HBO Max’s DMZ. Power gets three spin-offs at Starz. BBC Studios is making a TV series with Greta Thunberg. Billions is back, baby! Watch a trailer for Mrs. America… …And a trailer for Little Fires Everywhere. I have no idea what Spinning Out is, and apparently I’m not alone, because the Netflix series has already been canceled after one season. The series, which featured Crawl‘s Kaya Sc...
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Paul Giamatti & Damian Lewis are Rivals Again in Billions Season 5 Teaser

Paul Giamatti & Damian Lewis are rivals again in Billions Season 5 teaser Showtime has released the teaser for the upcoming fifth season of their drama series Billions, featuring the return of frenemies Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis as Chuck Rhodes and Bobby Axelrod. Season 5 is scheduled to premiere on Sunday, May 3. Also featuring our first look at Golden Globe winner Julianna Margulies (The Good Wife)’s guest-starring role as Catherine Brant, you can check out the video below! RELATED: S...
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TV News Roundup: Hulu Releases ‘Shrill’ Season 2 Trailer

In today’s TV news roundup, Hulu has released the trailer for “Shrill” Season 2, and Showtime has announced a number of season premiere dates. DATES Showtime announced a number of spring and summer season premiere dates. First up is Season 2 of “Black Monday,” which will launch Mar. 15 with series stars Don Cheadle, Regina Hall, Andrew Rannells and Paul Scheer being joined […]
Tags: News, Homeland, Showtime, Hulu, Black Monday, Billions, Paul Scheer, The Chi, Shrill, Don Cheadle Regina Hall Andrew Rannells


5 Fashion Lessons to Steal From TV Characters in 2020

Some of the most compelling small-screen characters are reinforcing some big fashion ideas for 2020. For example, Villanelle from “Killing Eve” has proven over time that she is equal parts fashion influencer and assassin. Her ensembles are as innovative and unpredictable as she is. One outfit, in particular, solidifies her influential status: a larger-than-life pink […]
Tags: News, Billions, Watchmen, Villanelle, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Killing Eve, The Morning Show, Fashion Lessons to Steal From TV Characters


‘There Has Never Been A Better Time For Comedy’: Dan Soder On Showtime’s ‘Billions’ & New Comedy Special

(CBS Local)– Dan Soder wants people to know that he is a personal comic and not a dark comic. The stand-up comedian has become known recently for playing Mafee on “Billions,” which is heading into its fifth season. While the 36-year-old has had many great moments as a comedian, “Billions” is still his favorite job ever. “Billions is the coolest job I’ve ever had in my life,” said Soder in an interview with CBS Local’s DJ Sixsmith. “The way it’s run, the cast, the crew, everyone is so cool and so...
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Corey Stoll & Julianna Margulies Join Billions Season 5

Corey Stoll & Julianna Margulies join Billions season 5 Golden Globe nominee Corey Stoll (House of Cards, The Strain, Ant-Man) and Emmy and Golden Globe winner Julianna Margulies (The Good Wife, The Hot Zone, Dietland) have joined Showtime’s hit drama series Billions for its fifth season. Margulies is set to guest star as Catherine Brant, an Ivy League sociology professor and bestselling author. Stoll will play Michael Prince in a season-long arc. The character is a business titan from a smal...
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‘Billions’ Season 5 Adds Julianna Margulies, Corey Stoll

Julianna Margulies and Corey Stoll have both signed on for guest starring roles in the upcoming fifth season of “Billions.” Margulies will play Catherine Brant in the Showtime drama, who is described as an Ivy League sociology professor and bestselling author. Stoll joins in a season-long arc as Michael Prince, a business titan from a […]
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Dismissing ‘Billions’

Ultimately, the hit show was able to dodge a fairly typical IP bullet fired at successful popular artistic content.
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‘Billions’ Creators to Develop ‘The Battle for Uber’ Series at Showtime

Brian Koppelman and David Levien are developing a limited series about ridesharing company Uber for Showtime. The “Billions” creators and showrunners will serve as writers and executive producers on the series, which will be based on Mike Isaac’s book “Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber.” Isaac will serve as co-executive producer on the project, which […]
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‘Billions’ Creators to Develop ‘Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber’ Series at Showtime

Brian Koppelman and David Levien are developing a limited series about ridesharing company Uber for Showtime. The “Billions” creators and showrunners will serve as writers and executive producers on the series, which will be based on Mike Isaac’s book “Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber.” Isaac will serve as co-executive producer on the project, which […]
Tags: Uber, News, Showtime, Mike Isaac, Billions, Brian Koppelman, David Levien, Isaac