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Behind the scenes of ‘Billions’: How production designer Michael Shaw built a home and office befitting a billionaire hedge fund manager for the show’s main character

The Showtime hit “Billions” centres around the homes and offices of two characters: archnemeses Axe, a billionaire hedge fund manager, and US Attorney Chuck Rhoades. Production designer Michael Shaw said each character’s spaces were specifically designed to provide a contrast the other’s. Editor’s note: This article contains spoilers. Visit Business […]
Behind the scenes of ‘Billions’: How production designer Michael Shaw built a home and office befitting a billionaire hedge fund manager for the show’s main character
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Behind the scenes of TV’s most iconic shows about the ultra-rich: 3 set designers dish on how they brought the penthouses and oceanfront mansions of ‘Succession,’ ‘Big Little Lies,’ and more to life

From “Succession” to “Big Little Lies,” a slew of recent shows have offered a glimpse into how the 1% lives. Business Insider spoke to the set decorators and designers behind those shows to find out how, exactly, they make their rich characters look so, well, rich. For the California-based “Big […]
Behind the scenes of TV’s most iconic shows about the ultra-rich: 3 set designers dish on how they brought the penthouses and oceanfront mansions of ‘Succession,’ ‘Big Little Lies,’ and more to life
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‘Billions’ star Asia Kate Dillon on how the show led to a revelation about the actor’s own gender identity, and an emotional moment with a fan

Showtime’s hit show “Billions,” which explores finance, power, and morality, returns for season 4 Sunday at 9 p.m. Business Insider spoke to Asia Kate Dillon, who plays fan-favourite Taylor Mason, about gender identity, fan reactions, and the star’s artistic ambitions including a music EP. The world of Showtime’s “Billions” – […]
‘Billions’ star Asia Kate Dillon on how the show led to a revelation about the actor’s own gender identity, and an emotional moment with a fan
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‘Billions’ star Maggie Siff on how Tony Robbins helped her prep, and why her character feels like a ‘big cosmic joke’

“Billions” star Maggie Siff has had an impressive career picking roles on iconic shows like “Mad Men” and “Sons of Anarchy.” In an interview with Business Insider, Siff mentioned two people who inspired her “Billions” character: self-help guru Tony Robbins and Ari Kiev, the late in-house psychiatrist to Steve Cohen’s […]
‘Billions’ star Maggie Siff on how Tony Robbins helped her prep, and why her character feels like a ‘big cosmic joke’
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The best Showtime TV shows of the last decade — and the worst

Some flagship original Showtime TV series are ending this year, from “Homeland” to “Shameless.” We looked back at the last decade of the network’s original programming and ranked the shows by their critical reception, measured by their Metacritic scores. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Some fan-favourite Showtime TV […]
The best Showtime TV shows of the last decade — and the worst