‘Homeland,’ ‘Billions’ Get Early 2017 Premiere Dates

Season 6 of “Homeland” to premiere in January, “Billions” to premiere in February

Last Updated: August 11, 2016 @ 2:22 PM

“Homeland” Season 6 will premiere Sunday, January 15 at 9 p.m. ET on Showtime, and Season 2 of “Billions” will premiere Sunday, February 19 at 10 p.m., the network announced at the Television Critics Association’s summer press tour Thursday.

Both series are currently shooting in New York.

“Homeland” Season 6 will be the first time the Claire Danes-led drama is set on American soil in two years. It has already been renewed through Season 8.

Produced by Fox 21 Television Studios, “Homeland” was developed for American television by Alex Gansa and Howard Gordon, and is based on the original Israeli series “Prisoners of War” by Gideon Raff.

“Billions” follows the hard-charging U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades (Giamatti) as he squares off against billionaire hedge fund king Bobby “Axe” Axelrod (Lewis). Maggie Siff stars as Wendy Rhoades, Chuck’s estranged wife and the top performance coach in the hedge fund world. Malin Akerman plays Lara Axelrod, Axe’s fiercely loyal and street-smart wife. Season two finds the characters vying for control in a changing world that presents an existential threat.

“Billions” is created, written and executive produced by showrunners Brian Koppelman and David Levien. The series is also created and executive produced by Andrew Ross Sorkin.

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