Created by Brian Koppelman, David Levien, and Andrew Ross Sorkin, the TV series premiered on Showtime on January 18, 2016. It was produced for five complete seasons before it had to halt its production in May 2018 due to budget reasons. Billions Season 6 is expected only after an agreement between the studio and network has been reached.
Billions is an American drama television series produced by Brian Koppelman, David Levien, Christian Soriano, Andrew Ross Sorkin, and Neil Burger.
The show has been running since January 18, 2016, and has been loved by many fans.
What is Billions All About?
Billions is a drama that revolves around finance, politics, and power. It features two well-known characters, Bobby Axe (played by Paul Giamatti), who works as the U.S attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Chuck Rhoades (played by Damian Lewis), an extremely powerful financial player who is willing to do anything to win at all costs.
The show has run 5 seasons with entertaining scopes and a finance world on the edge of the plotline. The critics are just amazed with the show for its excellence.
What Happened to Season 5 of Billions?
Season 5 met an abrupt termination due to Covid 19 pandemic in May 2020. The show was postponed but still had great success. The show was running for the fifth season, already releasing the seven episodes from a total of 12 episodes.
With the suspension of season six, many fans were disappointed and thought that they would never see their favorite show again. The sixth season is currently on suspension due to the pandemic. The show has done well with its previous seasons, and fans are eagerly waiting for next season’s premieres as well as the official release date from Showtime Networks Incorporation.
While we wait for more news about how much more we have to wait for the season release, let us take a look at what happened in previous seasons.
Will there be Billions Season 6?
The answer is yes. When the series was ending for the above-provided reason, the director of the show announced the shooting will be suspended. But the ending sequence and the cast will resume soon. The crew is currently working on the script of next season as well as seeking for new producers to join their team. In order to bring out a complete package with all episodes expected from them.
The show will return soon with a brand new season 6 listed in its schedule.
When Will the Remaining Season 5 Release?
The series released the final episodes of season 5 on September 5, 2021. That’s one whole year later than the suspension of the series. The show had to go through some tough times. In order to put back the whole cast into a piece and shoot the expected episodes.
The show is currently being aired on Showtime with the latest season of five complete episodes under its belt. It will soon return for a new schedule to bring out another season, after what they have already done before leaving things hanging in the middle.
The cast of the Previous Seasons to be Seen in Billions Season 6!
The expected cast to return to the 6th season includes:
- Chuck, (Axe),
- Wendy Rhoades (Maggie Siff),
- Taylor Mason (Asia Kate Dillon),
- Mike “Wags” Wagner (David Costabile), and
- Kate Sacker (Condola Rashād)
Corey Stoll, Axe’s rival Mike Prince will be reprised for a role in season 6.
Let’s hope that season 6 does not face any more issues and brings the show back on its track.