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Showtime Sets ‘Billions’ Return Date

Showtime will premiere the fourth season of its drama series Billions on March 17, the network announced Wednesday.

The series, which stars Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis, averaged five million weekly viewers across platforms during its third season, according to the network. In season four, former rivals Giamatti and Lewis come together to form an uneasy but highly effective alliance aimed at eradicating all of their rivals, according to the network.

Billions was created by created by Andrew Ross Sorkin, as well as created and executive produced by showrunners Brian Koppelman and David Levien. 

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