Billions

Billions

  • TV-MA
  • 2016
  • 5 Seasons
  • 8.4  (70,779)

Billions is a no-holds-barred kind of television show that follows generous billionaire hedge fund owner Bobby "Axe" Axelrod. The show revolves around Bobby Axelrod's extremely successful hedge fund company called Axe Capital. In addition to Axe's incredible success, he is also a 9/11 survivor that pays the college tuition and board of all of the children of his friends and coworkers that did not survive the attack. As the show goes on, the viewer begins to discover that part of Axe's overwhelming success is the result of insider trading. This information hits the desk of U.S. attorney Chuck Rhoades, an unforgiving and masochistic prosecutor with a record of 81-0 in prosecutions of financial crimes. Initially he is apprehensive about pursuing this information as he believes that Axe is too well liked to prosecute, but a large purchase by Axe eventually sways Chuck's opinion and the battle between the two begins. Drama arises throughout the entirety of the show, with Chuck's wife working at Axe Capital comes a burning conflict of interest, and Chuck's fierce pursuit of the law creating pain and destruction that makes him question himself every step of the way. The show is rife with heated conflict, and viewers can only guess whether or not Chuck will be able to take down one of America's most beloved men in the name of justice.

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The Limitless Sh*t
7. The Limitless Sh*t
June 14, 2020
Axe makes big plays with an unconventional source of inspiration. Chuck goes to desperate lengths for family. Tensions rise in Wendy's relationships. Chuck and Sacker manipulate a past collaborator. Taylor steps up and takes charge.
The Nordic Model
6. The Nordic Model
June 7, 2020
Axe's plans are threatened when an old scheme resurfaces. Chuck wages war on a new front, but a dangerous gambit tests his budding relationship. Taylor looks to make an impact in an emerging field.
Contract
5. Contract
May 31, 2020
Axe must reckon with his past to secure his future. Chuck plots against Axe with the help of some old associates. Chuck and Wendy both try to move on, but get forced together by an emergency. Wendy and Taylor embark on a new venture.
Opportunity Zone
4. Opportunity Zone
May 24, 2020
Axe's latest move takes him back to his roots but puts him in Mike Prince's line of fire. Chuck steps into a new role and meets an intriguing colleague. Taylor tries to salvage a missed opportunity. Wendy takes on an interesting new client.
Beg, Bribe, Bully
3. Beg, Bribe, Bully
May 17, 2020
Chuck returns to his alma mater to pursue an opportunity. Axe's big venture is sidelined by a family crisis. Taylor asserts independence with a risky play. Chuck puts Wendy in an awkward position.
The Chris Rock Test
2. The Chris Rock Test
May 10, 2020
Axe chases a play at Mike Prince's conference. Chuck wrestles with his demons and chooses a new path. Wendy takes the lead as Axe Cap faces a threat. Taylor confronts a figure from their past.
The New Decas
1. The New Decas
May 3, 2020
Bobby Axelrod reaches a major milestone. Chuck struggles to get his bearings, and he and Wendy navigate a new normal. Tensions are high at Axe Cap now that Taylor Mason is back. Axe faces off against new rival Mike Prince. Taylor wrestles with a decision.
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Billions is a no-holds-barred kind of television show that follows generous billionaire hedge fund owner Bobby "Axe" Axelrod. The show revolves around Bobby Axelrod's extremely successful hedge fund company called Axe Capital. In addition to Axe's incredible success, he is also a 9/11 survivor that pays the college tuition and board of all of the children of his friends and coworkers that did not survive the attack.

As the show goes on, the viewer begins to discover that part of Axe's overwhelming success is the result of insider trading. This information hits the desk of U.S. attorney Chuck Rhoades, an unforgiving and masochistic prosecutor with a record of 81-0 in prosecutions of financial crimes. Initially he is apprehensive about pursuing this information as he believes that Axe is too well liked to prosecute, but a large purchase by Axe eventually sways Chuck's opinion and the battle between the two begins.

Drama arises throughout the entirety of the show, with Chuck's wife working at Axe Capital comes a burning conflict of interest, and Chuck's fierce pursuit of the law creating pain and destruction that makes him question himself every step of the way. The show is rife with heated conflict, and viewers can only guess whether or not Chuck will be able to take down one of America's most beloved men in the name of justice.Billions is a series that is currently running and has 5 seasons (55 episodes). The series first aired on January 17, 2016.

Billions is available for streaming on the SHOWTIME website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Billions on demand at Showtime, Apple TV+, Amazon Prime, Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, FuboTV, Microsoft Movies & TV, The Roku Channel, Sling, Google Play, Apple TV and Showtime Anytime.

  • Premiere Date
    January 17, 2016
  • IMDB Rating
    8.4  (70,779)