Showtime Greenlights Third Season of 'Billions'

Drama series stars Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis
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Showtime has greenlit its political drama series Billions for a third season, the network announced Wednesday.

The second season of the drama series, which stars Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis, is currently airing Sundays on Showtime. Billions is created, written and executive produced by showrunners Brian Koppelman and David Levien.

Billions continues to be a show on the rise, growing not only in audience, but in critical buzz and cultural relevance,” said David Nevins, President and CEO, Showtime Networks Inc in a statement. “It offers a unique mix of pure entertainment with sly commentary on our current have/have-not economy. Season two is off to a tremendous start, and has only whetted our audience’s appetite for what will come in season three.”

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