Black Monday just wrapped its first season, but will there be a second? Recently, co-creator David Caspe spoke with The Hollywood Reporter about the future of the Showtime TV show.
The comedy series centers on the stock market crash of October 19, 1987, also known as Black Monday. The cast includes Don Cheadle, Regina Hall, Paul Scheer, Horatio Sanz, Yassir Lester, and Andrew Rannells.
We don’t, we’re just waiting, hopefully. It seems like we got some great critical response, and the fans who have found the show seem to really love it, and watching on Twitter it seems like there’s quite a few people who are into it and are wondering why nobody’s watching or has heard of it. So hopefully if we were to get another season, people would start to hear about it. A lot of times if you don’t break out right away in a crazy way, it’s between seasons one and two that people find stuff. The show is obviously written as incredibly serialized, and I think in some ways getting to watch a few in a row might be helpful for a viewer. In terms of twists and turns throughout the year, it’s definitely built to be binged.”
The show’s first season didn’t earn the highest ratings (.08 in the 18-49 demo; 292,00 viewers), so it’s unclear what direction Showtime will take.
What do you think? Have you seen Black Monday? Do you want a second season?