Billions fans did not have to wait long for the Showtime drama to return for season 6. Though Billions season 5 had a big gap in it because of COVIDrelated shutdowns Billions season 6 is set to premiere just a few months after the season 5 finale aired in October. Of course the end to last season brought some major changes to the show including a major characters exit.
Billions premiered on Showtime in 2016 and was created by Brian Koppelman David Levien and Andrew Ross Sorkin he is not related to Aaron Sorkin the last name is just a coincidence. Billions has become one of Showtimes flagship TV series along with Shameless The Chi Homeland Dexter and its sequel series Dexter New Blood and the new series Yellowjackets. And as of Feb. 15 per Variety opens in new tab we also know that Billions will be back for season 7. Here is everything we know about Billions season 6. FYI SPOILERS AHEAD on what happened in season 5 and things moving forward. The Billions season 6 finale aired on Sunday April 10. The full sixth season can now be watched on either the Showtime website or Showtime Anywhere app or you can stream it on Prime Video or YouTube TV with the Showtime addon channel.
From the beginning of the series Billions has been a chess match between New York hedge fund manager Bobby Axlerod played by Damien Lewis and U.S. attorney Chuck Rhoades Paul Giamatti who strives to take down him and his company Axe Capital. Their serieslong confrontation came to a head in season 5 as Axlerod faced prosecution. His only way out was to cut a deal for his company and abscond to Switzerland this marks the end of Lewis time as a series regular though he could potentially return in some capacity. That leads us to season 6 which will focus on the new head of Axe Capital Mike Prince. Here is the official synopsis for Billions season 6
As Mike Prince takes his place on the Axe Capital throne hes determined to change the game — and new money means no mercy. Meanwhile Chuck Rhoades is convinced no one should have that much wealth or that much power. With Prince firmly in Chucks crosshairs forces will be rallied and scores will be settled. And as all the players seek out new alliances only one things for certain … wealth means wars.
Prince revamps the team in his image with mixed results. Chuck clears his head upstate leading a crusade against a local blue blood. Meanwhile Wags Wendy and Taylor try to wrap their heads around their new positions.