Black Monday: Season 1 (2019)

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Critic Consensus: Black Monday zips with irrepressible style and a seductively stacked cast of charismatics stars - but this Wall Street odyssey is too preoccupied with flash to ferment its needed substance.

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Air date: Jan 20, 2019
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Air date: Jan 27, 2019
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Air date: Feb 10, 2019
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Air date: Feb 17, 2019
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Air date: Feb 24, 2019
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Air date: Mar 3, 2019
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Air date: Mar 10, 2019
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Air date: Mar 17, 2019
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Air date: Mar 24, 2019
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Air date: Mar 31, 2019

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It's all happening at The Jammer Group, a ragtag Wall Street firm headed by Maurice "Mo" Monroe (Emmy nominee and Golden Globe® winner Don Cheadle). Mo leads his team of misfit traders, including no-nonsense Dawn (Regina Hall, Girls Trip), eager-to-please Keith (SAG® Award winner Paul Scheer, The League), wild man Wayne (Horatio Sanz, Saturday Night Live), and hotshot Yassir (Yassir Lester, Making History). Into this motley mix walks Blair Pfaff (Tony® Award nominee and Grammy® winner Andrew Rannells, Girls), a young wide-eyed trader who gets in way over his head. Together, they take on the moneyed, blueblood, old-boys club of New York finance and end up unwittingly crashing a Lamborghini limousine, the glass ceiling and the world?s largest financial system in this scathing comic commentary on 1980s excess.

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Critic Reviews for Black Monday Season 1

All Critics (43) | Top Critics (22)

When you've got a cast like Black Monday's and dialogue like Black Monday's and costumes like Black Monday's, you should be able to forgive a story that isn't quite as remarkable as it might think.

Apr 4, 2019 | Full Review…
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As an actor, Cheadle obviously enjoys this sort of ride. From House of Lies to Black Monday requires little more than a change of wardrobe. The characters of Marty Kaan and Mo Monroe otherwise are cut from the same cloth.

Feb 14, 2019 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…
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A show with an incredible ensemble of talented actors but as little focus as its cocaine-addled characters.

Jan 16, 2019 | Full Review…

Awash in red flags for a burgeoning series, as the lead character is a questionable, outdated pick and the premise begs for a quick resolution to the mystery being teased. But viewers could do a lot worse than invest in this likely crash.

Jan 14, 2019 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
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To be honest, all this gets old pretty fast.

Feb 15, 2019 | Full Review…

Black Monday has an interesting topic, but it chose to tell it four different ways rather than focusing on one interesting way.

Jan 25, 2019 | Rating: 1.5/4 | Full Review…

Despite a great performance by Regina Hall and some decent jokes, Black Monday is a hollow series that has a loud, overwhelming focus on obnoxious greed.

Jan 24, 2019 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

It lacks any compelling through-line as a drama or a comedy, which is not even to mention how this intellectual vacuum renders those pesky non-PC jokes pretty unfunny.

Jan 22, 2019 | Full Review…

Four episodes in, Black Monday's tonal mash-up makes more sense. The mix of sitcom plotting, Seth Rogen/Judd Apatow-style bro banter, and glossy cable period-piece is starting to gel.

Feb 19, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

When Black Monday stays in its comfort zone, it's something genuinely refreshing to see from a prestige provider.

Jan 22, 2019 | Full Review…

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