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Black Monday

  • Season 3
  • 10 episodes
  • Comedy
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Episode 1: Ten!

Summary

It is now 1989, and Mo makes his first big discovery as a jazz producer, while Blair learns politics the hard way.

Review

Only the handful of viewers who followed previous series of this cult comedy will care that it is back. But nothing on TV has the frantic energy of Black Monday, as if a class of ten-year-olds dreamt up plotlines then gave them to frat boys to write. 

It started as a zingy satire of 1980s Wall Street in the run-up to the 1987 crash, with Don Cheadle earning two Emmy nominations for his performance as Mo Monroe, a wheeler-dealing scoundrel who helps bring that crash about. 

But it’s his ex-partner Dawn (Regina Hall) who is now in prison for her part in it, while Mo runs a jazz record label and their luckless former intern, Blair, is a politician with the worst office in Congress. What could possibly bring them together again?

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  • Episode 1

    Ten!

    Summary

    It is now 1989, and Mo makes his first big discovery as a jazz producer, while Blair learns politics the hard way.

    Review

    Only the handful of viewers who followed previous series of this cult comedy will care that it is back. But nothing on TV has the frantic energy of Black Monday, as if a class of ten-year-olds dreamt up plotlines then gave them to frat boys to write. 

    It started as a zingy satire of 1980s Wall Street in the run-up to the 1987 crash, with Don Cheadle earning two Emmy nominations for his performance as Mo Monroe, a wheeler-dealing scoundrel who helps bring that crash about. 

    But it’s his ex-partner Dawn (Regina Hall) who is now in prison for her part in it, while Mo runs a jazz record label and their luckless former intern, Blair, is a politician with the worst office in Congress. What could possibly bring them together again?

    How to watch

    Next showing

    There are no live broadcasts scheduled for this show.

    Details

    Formats
    Colour
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