Articles about Billions
It took something special for movie star Paul Giamatti to sign up for his first leading role in a TV drama. As Billions heads into its fifth season, he tells DQ about making the show and working with the “geniuses” behind it.
Season two of The Missing has proved a worthy successor to its acclaimed forerunner on BBC1, while Showtime is in need of a new hit of its own. Andy Fry reports.
Oliver Stone and the politics of drama
Acclaimed writer/director Oliver Stone was at Cannes Lions this week to talk about his new film Snowden. Here we look at his process and explore whether TV drama might also provide Stone with a creative platform.
X-Files hits the spot for Fox
Fox scores stellar ratings with The X-Files and now has to convince its stars to go again, while Blue Bloods proves a point pertaining to the popularity of procedurals.
Billions attracts millions, Midwife delivers
Showtime’s new series Billions attracted record ratings on its debut, the BBC’s Call the Midwife continues to captivate audiences and NBCUniversal analyses Netflix ratings.
Drama wades into class war
DQ takes a look at the growing band of series focusing on corporate capitalism, while there’s also plenty of escapist action to be found in the sword-and-sorcery genre.