The Trade

From Columbus, Ohio to Guerrero, Mexico and countless cities in between, the opioid epidemic has ravaged communities on both sides of the border. But what about the lives behind the headlines and statistics? This timely, provocative five-episode docu-series spotlights the crisis through the eyes of those most affected: the growers, addicts, cartel bosses and law enforcement hopelessly caught in its web.

Show Info

Network: United States Showtime (2018 - 2018)
Schedule: Fridays at 21:00 (60 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Documentary
Episodes ordered: 5 episodes

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Episode 5

Episode 1x05; Mar 2, 2018

In Columbus, Sergeant Nate Smith helps recovering addicts get treatment while zeroing in on a dealer who's mixing heroin with lethal Fentanyl. In Mexico, Don Miguel finds himself trapped in the drug trade, while Mario, a young activist, looks for his

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x05: Episode 5Mar 2, 2018
1x04: Episode 4Feb 23, 2018
1x03: Episode 3Feb 16, 2018
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