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Black Market

Season 1 2016

  • 2016-07-05T22:00:00-04:00 on Viceland (US)
  • 25 mins
  • 2 hours, 30 mins
  • Documentary

In his most personal project to date, Michael K. Williams journeys into the dangerous world of illicit trade.

6 episodes

1x01 New Jersey Drive

  • Series Premiere

    2016-07-05T22:00:00-04:00 — 25 mins

In Newark NJ, unemployment and lack of hope turns a tradition of joyriding stolen cars into an international criminal operation.

1x02 Illicit Abalone

  • 2016-07-12T22:00:00-04:00 — 25 mins

For the fishermen of Hout Bay, South Africa the post-Apartheid years have meant less opportunity as they are forced to turn to poaching to survive.

1x03 Iron Pipeline

  • 2016-07-19T22:00:00-04:00 — 25 mins

Gunrunners move weapons from American states with loose laws to states with stricter ones, in a neverending flow that law enforcement can't seem to stop.

1x04 The Lean Scene

  • 2016-07-26T22:00:00-04:00 — 25 mins

A dangerous opioid-based cough syrup becomes a pop culture sensation across the United States.

1x05 Higher Stakes

  • 2016-08-02T22:00:00-04:00 — 25 mins

An illegal gambling underworld flourishes in New York City; the largest losers are sometimes the ones running the games.

1x06 Lifted in London

  • 2016-08-09T22:00:00-04:00 — 25 mins

Drug addicts in the UK shoplift meat and other everyday items and sell them to the impoverished.