Peloton Says It Didn’t Authorize ‘Billions’ Heart-Attack Scene Featuring Its Bike

Peloton Says It Didn’t Authorize ‘Billions’ Heart-Attack Scene Featuring Its Bike
Peloton is none-too-pleased with its recent depiction on a premium cable series. On Sunday night’s “Billions,” Mike Wagner aka Wags (David Costabile) suffers a mild heart-attack while riding a Peloton bike. Sound familiar? The same thing — minus the “mild” part — happened to Mr. Big (Chris Noth) on “Sex and the City” sequel series “And Just Like That…”

Unlike Big, Wags did not die. The Showtime character did, however, acknowledge the HBO Max tragedy.

“I’m not going out like Mr. Big,” Wags said on last night’s “Billions.”

Universes crossed!

A person with knowledge of production told TheWrap the “Billions” scene was written and shot in Spring 2021. Producers later added in the line referencing Mr. Big, we’re told.

Anyway, Peloton is not cool with this particular usage.

“We get TV shows want to include @onepeloton to get people talking, but to be clear, we did *not* agree for
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