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‘Power’ to Return July 1; 50 Cent to Make Directorial Debut, Season 6 Gets Early Renewal (First Look)

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"Power" season 5 first look: (L-R) 50 Cent, Joseph Sikora, Omari Hardwick
“Power” Season 5 first look: (L-R) 50 Cent, Joseph Sikora, Omari Hardwick

*As production wraps on Season 5 of the hit series “Power,” Starz has announced an early renewal for an additional sixth season, with producer and co-star Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson scheduled to make his directorial debut with the Season 6 premiere.

In the meantime, Season 5 will begin airing on Sunday, July 1st at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

From creator and showrunner Courtney A. Kemp, “Power” has continued to perform for the network growing with each season and establishing several all-time high performances for viewership.

Season 4 averaged 9.3 million multiplatform viewers per episode and is the most-watched franchise for Starz, averaging 7.4 million multiplatform viewers for all four seasons. “Power” also ranks number 3 among premium scripted series for viewers and was a top three Sunday night program on Nielsen Social Rankings nine out of 10 weeks.

The cast is led by Omari Hardwick as James “Ghost” St. Patrick, a man trying to escape his role as a drug kingpin for a legitimized life in the elite of NYC; Joseph Sikora as his brother in arms in the drug business, Tommy Egan; Naturi Naughton plays Ghost’s fierce wife Tasha St. Patrick; and Lela Loren is his first love, Assistant U.S. Attorney Angela Valdes.

The series is the recent recipient of three 2018 NAACP Image Awards® including “Outstanding Drama Series” and “Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series,” and a 2017 People’s Choice Award® for “Favorite Premium Drama Series.”

The show is also produced by G-Unit Films and Television, the production company launched by Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, and Canton’s Atmosphere Entertainment MM.

View the first image from Season 5 above.

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