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Black Monday 

A group of outsiders takes on the 1980s old-boys club of Wall Street.
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Airs Sat. Mar. 23, 1:15 AM on SHOW

"Black Monday" Is Fully Committed to the '80s

From the costumes to the cocaine, the new Showtime series "Black Monday" is bringing the '80s back, and star Regina Hall is sharing what it's like to be a part of it.

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Series cast summary:
Don Cheadle ...  Mo Monroe 10 episodes, 2019
Andrew Rannells ...  Blair Pfaff 10 episodes, 2019
Paul Scheer ...  Keith Shankar 10 episodes, 2019
Regina Hall ...  Dawn Towner 10 episodes, 2019
Casey Wilson ...  Tiff Georgina 8 episodes, 2019
Yassir Lester ...  Yassir X 7 episodes, 2019
Kadeem Hardison ...  Spencer 7 episodes, 2019
Horatio Sanz ...  Wayne 6 episodes, 2019
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Travel back to October 19, 1987-aka Black Monday, the worst stock market crash in the history of Wall Street. To this day, no one knows who caused it - until now. This is the story of how a group of outsiders took on the blue-blood, old-boys club of Wall Street and ended up crashing the world's largest financial system, a Lamborghini limousine and the glass ceiling. The outrageous comedy series stars Don Cheadle, Andrew Rannells and Regina Hall. Written by SHOWTIME

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USA

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English

Release Date:

20 January 2019 (USA) See more »

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Dolby Digital

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16:9 HD
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Nice but too similar to House of Lies
29 January 2019 | by seyi987See all my reviews

I love the show...no doubt, but it feels too similar to House of Lies. There is love interest in Regina Hall who has a stable boyfriend (reminding me of Kristen Bell in the first season with the same). There is also his team and their the constant swearing and somewhat outrageous behaviour. Both instances, Mo (or Marty as he was called in House of Lies) sit at the top of firms involved in the Capital/Financial market.

The striking similarities is the sole drawback I have with the show, making it feel like I have seen the scenes before. Other that that, it is ok.


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