'billions' Second Season Looks Less Like A Sure Thing

"Billions" raced through so much story during its highly entertaining first season that the second, perhaps inevitably, yields diminishing returns. Yet the show is also somewhat victimized by bad timing, chronicling an epic battle between a billionaire investor and government watchdog at a moment when financial regulations are being diluted, if not outright dismantled.

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