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Showtime Renews Drama ‘Billions’ for Season Two

Drama Renewed Following Well-Sampled First Episode

Following a reported 6.5 multi-platform viewers for its debut, optimistic Showtime has greenlit Wall Street drama “Billions” for a second season. Created and executive produced by Brian Koppelman, David Levien and Andrew Ross Sorkin, “Billions” takes an insider look at the world of high finance by following the hard-charging, politically savvy U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades (Paul Giamatti) and ambitious hedge fund king Bobby “Axe” Axelrod (Damien Lewis). The cast includes Maggie Siff, Malin Akerman, Toby Leonard Moore, David Costabile and Condola Rashad.

The 6.5 million viewers for “Billions” is a new record for a debut series on Showtime, topping