Watch the first episode of Black Monday online ahead of premiere
Showtime’s upcoming 1980s-set Wall Street dramedy Black Monday isn’t set to premiere until January 20, but the pilot episode is available to stream online for free to help get you ready for the full season ahead of time. You can check out the pilot in the player below!
Black Monday stars and is executive produced by Emmy nominated and Golden Globe winning actor Don Cheadle (Avengers: Infinity War) alongside two-time Tony Award nominee and Grammy winner Andrew Rannells (Girls) and Regina Hall (Girls Trip).The series takes viewers 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. It’s 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 series was created by David Caspe (Happy Endings) and Jordan Cahan (My Best Friend’s Girl), who will serve as executive producers and showrunners. Emmy nominees Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg (Preacher, Superbad), who will also executive produce, directed the pilot.
Black Monday also stars Paul Scheer (The League), Yassir Lester (Making History), Horatio Sanz (Glow), Michael James Scott (Aladdin on Broadway) and Eugene Cordero (Kong: Skull Island), with recurring guest star Casey Wilson (Happy Endings) and guest stars Ken Marino (Wet Hot American Summer), Kurt Braunohler (Bunk), Bruce Dern (Big Love), Melissa Rauch (The Big Bang Theory), Julie Hagerty (Airplane), Kadeem Hardison (A Different World), Eugene Cordero (Kong: Skull Island), Vanessa Bell Calloway (Shameless), Tim Russ (iCarly), and Jason Michael Snow (The Book of Mormon).
The series is a co-production between Showtime and Sony Pictures Television Studios. Black Monday premieres on Sunday, January 20, 2019, with ten episodes.