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Billions Season 4 Episode 9 Recap: Vulture – May 12, 2019

Structural Weakness 

by Sarene Leeds | Vulture | May 12, 2019

The Battle of the AGs just got really interesting.

Up until now, Chuck’s rivalry with Jock Jeffcoat never came close to the level of contentiousness that made his conflict with Axe in previous seasons so compelling. But the decision to throw both Charles Senior and Wendy to the wolves in order to avoid capitulating to Jock, while hardly surprising, has succeeded in turning me into a popcorn-chomping spectator of this story line.

Putting his ego over his family is a classic Chuck move, but since none of the maneuvers he executes in “American Champion” had a chance in hell of panning out anyway, the viewer’s enjoyment lies in watching Chuck dig himself into a hole.

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Billions Season 4 Episode 9 Recap: Entertainment Weekly – May 12, 2019

You Can’t Please Everybody

by Kyle Fowle | Entertainment Weekly | May 12, 2019

Every episode of Billions, in one way or another, is about making deals, but “American Champion” is the kind of episode that pulls the heated relationships at the season’s core to the front and center, moving the battle forward in a way that feels meaningful and exciting. We get Chuck and Jock going head to head. Axe and Taylor continue their battle to undercut each other’s companies, but this time Rebecca gets caught up in it all. Add in an intriguing storyline involving Bonnie and a worker uprising, and some significant, delightful screen time for the always entertaining Spyros, and you’ve got a great outing that sets up the season’s final few episodes.

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Billions Season 4 Episode 9 Recap: New York Times – May 12, 2019

The Doctor Is In

by Sean T. Collins | New York Times | May 12, 2019

I can, and will, write quite a few words about “Billions” this week. For what really matters, however, five words are all it takes.

Dr. Gus is back, baby!

Yes, the preposterously macho performance coach played by Marc Kudisch during Season 2 has returned. It’s easy to forget now, but for a time, the good Doctor — the profane replacement for the then-departed Wendy Rhoades at Axe Cap — ranked right alongside Asia Kate Dillon’s Taylor Mason as the series’s breakout character.

But after his unceremonious firing from the company, he all but disappeared. Meanwhile, Taylor rose to become the fourth spoke on the Chuck-Bobby-Wendy protagonist wheel.

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Billions on Showtime, Season 4 Episode 9: American Champion – May 12, 2019

Who Are You Killing For?

by Damianista | Fan Fun with Damian Lewis | May 12, 2019

Well, it’s holidays and love is in the air in Billions for some! But they never let love get in the way in our favorite show, do they? The boxing match in the ring may be over but the one off the ring is going full force with our “boxers” constantly punching left and right.

Boxing Game 1: Chuck versus Jeffcoat/Bryan

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Damian and Helen Attend Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards – May 12, 2019

BAFTA TV Awards

by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | May 12, 2019

Damian and Helen attended the Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards (BAFTA) at the Royal Festival Hall in London on May 12, 2019. Helen was a presenter at the evening’s event, honoring the best British and International viewing offered to UK television audiences.

The British Academy Television Awards, hosted by Hosted by Graham Norton, will be broadcast on the night of the ceremony on BBC1 from 8pm. The Bafta Television Awards will also be available to stream on BBC iPlayer. For a complete list of nominees and presenters, please visit BAFTA TV here.

Clara Amfo and Jordan North hosted the official red-carpet live programme. You can watch the red carpet arrivals here, but if you fast forward to 1:13:45 you might see someone familiar in your right-hand corner and a minute later, he moves to the middle of screen:

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