The fifth season of House of Cards stars Kevin Spacey (as Francis Underwood) and Robin Wright (as Claire Underwood), whose characters have always been each other's strongest allies, show cracks in their relationship.
As the season gets underway, Congress debates investigating Frank, as he and Claire attempt to stoke fear of terrorism.
Season 5 also stars Michael Kelly, Jayne Atkinson, Neve Campbell, Derek Cecil, Paul Sparks and Joel Kinnaman.
Melissa James Gibson and Frank Pugliese are showrunners for Season 5, and they serve as executive producers along with David Fincher, John Mankiewicz, Daniel Minahan, Kevin Spacey, Joshua Donen, Dana Brunetti, Eric Roth, Robin Wright, Michael Dobbs and Andrew Davies.
Created for television by Beau Willimon. House of Cards is produced by Donen/Fincher/Roth and Trigger Street Productions, Inc. in association with Media Rights Capital for Netflix.
Season 5 originally aired on M-Net on Wednesdays at 22h30. It moved half an hour earlier to 22h00 for the final episode on 6 September, 2017.