Dark comedy series Black Monday revisits Wall Street's 1987 stock-market crash

Don Cheadle (left) and Andrew Rannells in Black Monday.
Don Cheadle (left) and Andrew Rannells in Black Monday.PHOTO: 20TH CENTURY FOX

LOS ANGELES - No one is entirely sure what sparked the 1987 global stock-market crash known as Black Monday. But a campy dark comedy set in the year leading up to it spins a wild cautionary tale to try and explain it all.

Airing Tuesdays at 9pm on FX (Singtel TV Channel 330, StarHub TV Channel 507) and streaming on Fox+, Black Monday follows a small upstart firm of Wall Street traders as they take on the old boys' club of New York finance.

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