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Showtime Renews Drama ‘Billions’ for Season Four

Series Moves to Sunday at 9 p.m. ET on May 6th

Showtime has picked up a fourth season of drama “Billions,” with an unconfirmed number of new episodes for 2018-19. Debuting on Jan. 17, 2016 and starring Paul Giamatti and Damien Lewis, the series series is loosely based on the activities of crusading federal prosecutor of financial crimes Preet Bharara, the former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York and his legal battles with hedge fund manager Steve Cohen of S.A.C. Capital Advisors. 

The third season of “Billions” currently airs Sundays at 10 p.m. ET, and will move to 9 p.m. ET starting next Sunday, May 6 to anchor the night and serve as the lead-in for the season two premiere of “I’m Dying Up Here.”

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of weekly column “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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