Naming Rights



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Episode Info

Chuck's probe is temporarily derailed; Axe makes an aggressive move.


Paul Giamatti
as Chuck Rhoades
Damian Lewis
as Bobby 'Axe' Axelrod
Malin Akerman
as Lara Axelrod
David Costabile
as Mike 'Wags' Wagner
Maggie Siff
as Wendy Rhoades
Toby Leonard Moore
as Bryan Connerty
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Critic Reviews for Naming Rights

It's worth leaning hard on this, because the rest of the show still seems promising enough to handle constructive criticism.

May 8, 2018 | Full Review…

While there were a couple hiccups, the second episode of Billions was a stronger showing than the first, both in how realistic it was as well as getting more focused about the main plot.

Jun 20, 2018 | Full Review…

While the pilot episode of Showtime's newest addition simmered with kinetic energy and allowed us a peek into its true potential, this week's episode felt choppy and struggled to find its voice.

May 8, 2018 | Full Review…

Billions wants to sit back in its chair, prop its feet up on its desk and go "See? Art."

May 7, 2018 | Full Review…

Scenes like these thrive on Bobby's brash, intoxicating self-confidence, but "Naming Rights" slyly undermines that impression in ways that he cannot see.

May 8, 2018 | Full Review…

For viewers, an A+ montage of how different staffers react to pressure.

May 8, 2018 | Full Review…

The second episode of Showtime's Billions is even more confident than the first, with sharper dialogue and a focused structure.

May 7, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

...a considerable improvement over the shapeless story presented in the pilot.

May 7, 2018 | Rating: B | Full Review…