Showtime cancels hit comedy series after 3 seasons
The saga of Black Monday officially ended. The news was confirmed in reports Thursday, with revelations that the fan-favorite historical comedy series will end after three seasons on Showtime. The network also reportedly canceled Work in progressthe comedy series co-created by Lilly Wachowski. Black Mondaywhich debuted in early 2019, follows the employees of Wall Street’s second-tier trading firm, the Jammer Group, in the year leading up to “Black Monday,” the day international stock markets slumped. collapsed in 1987. News of Black Monday’s cancellation was first confirmed in a Friend zone Series star Paul Scheer’s Twitch stream from earlier this month. These are the last series canceled by Showtime, alongside the Jeff Daniels-led drama American rust.
Black Monday Don Cheadle as Maurice Monroe, Andrew Rannells as Blair Pfaff, Regina Hall as Dawn Darcy, Sheer as Keith Shankar and Casey Wilson as Tiffany Georgia. The series was created and executive produced by David Caspe and Jordan Cahan, and executive produced by Cheadle, Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, with Rannells and Hall producing.
Season 3 of Black Monday premiered in May 2021 and took the events of the series into the 1990s.
“One of the things I love about the show is that they embrace the less expected touchstones of the 80s. Thanks to our amazing costume designer and production designer, not everyone plays with it. a Rubik’s Cube, but we do.” get into Nintendo and the Duck Hunt guns,” Sheer explained in an interview with decision maker Last year. “So, wow, what were the pop culture trends of the 90s? Wouldn’t it be funny if you found out that these characters were behind Milli Vanilli in some way? It’s the beginning of grunge , gangsta rap. It’s an interesting world for us to be in, this line between right and wrong, because the 80s is a lot about being wrong. So where do these characters end up? I don’t think we’ll end up in New York, and I don’t think we’ll end up in finance. I think there’s a lot of fun things to explore. What are the ways you can get money? Beanie babies, Tamagotchi , all these ways to take advantage of people legally.”
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