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"Power" Starz renews show for season 6, here's when season 5 will premiere

Starz has renewed "Power" for season 6. Also, here's when to expect season 5.

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Ghost and Natasha in Power Season 4 finale


Ahead of the show’s season five debut, Starz has renewed "Power" for the sixth season.

The network's original series from Courtney Kemp and Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson will premiere its fifth season on July 1, 2018.

Set in New York, "Power" is a crime drama with Omari Hardwick as the leading actor, alongside Curtis Jackson ‘50 Cent’ and Naturi Naughton, play Power is Starz most-watched series


"As Power wraps production on season five, we want to acknowledge and thank our spectacular team for producing another great season," network programming president Carmi Zlotnik said in a statement to Deadline.

"We are also pleased to announce a pickup for season six.”

The fourth season of the show averaged 9.3 million viewers per episode and is the most-watched show for Starz.

play Natasha and Angela in "Power"


The cast is led by Omari Hardwick as James “Ghost” St. Patrick,  a wealthy New York night club owner and a major player in one of the city's biggest illegal drug networks.

50 Cent, an executive producer and star of the show, had asked fans to cancel their Starz subscription after the end of the fourth season as he was taking "Power" off the network.

He returned days later to say that Starz had offered him more money to keep the show on the network.

In season four finale, Raina was killed outside her school dance after she confronted the cop Ray Ray, who was harassing her twin brother, Tariq.

According to Deadline, 50 will direct the premiere episode of Season 6.

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