Though the show didn’t draw big ratings, it was still successful enough to be renewed for a second season. Will more Showtime viewers find this series this time around? Will Black Monday be cancelled or renewed for season three? Stay tuned. *Status Update Below.
A Showtime historical comedy, Black Monday stars Don Cheadle, Regina Hall, Paul Scheer, and Andrew Rannells. Season two guests include Yassir Lester, Ken Marino, Horatio Sanz, Casey Wilson, Tuc Watkins, June Diane Raphael, Dulé Hill, and Patrick Fabian. The story began with Maurice “Mo” Monroe (Cheadle) and his group of outsiders taking on the old-boys club of 1987 Wall Street, ultimately leading to the largest stock market crash in history. Season two focuses on the aftermath. Dawn (Hall) and Blair (Rannells) are the bosses now and discover that it’s not as easy as it looks. Meanwhile, Mo is on the run with Keith (Scheer).
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For comparisons: Season one of Black Monday on Showtime averaged a 0.08 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 292,000 viewers.
Cable ratings are typically released within a day or so of the show’s airing, except for in the case of weekends and holidays.
What do you think? Do you like the Black Monday TV series on Showtime? Should it be cancelled or renewed for a third season?
*10/16/20 update: Black Monday has been renewed for a third season on Showtime.