Finale: Friday at 9PM ET/PT

The Trade

THE ADDICTS. THE SMUGGLERS. THE COPS. THE CARTEL. EVERYONE HAS A STORY.

This timely, provocative five-episode docu-series spotlights the opioid crisis through the eyes of those most affected: the growers, addicts, cartel bosses and law enforcement hopelessly caught in its web.

Watch the series premiere for free

STREAM SHOWTIME NOW

Try It Now For Free

Watch the latest episode

Watch the latest episode

Next on the finale

Next on the finale

Watch The Trade premiere for free

Watch The Trade premiere for free

About The Series

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.

STREAM SHOWTIME NOW

Try It Now For Free

Watch Episodes 1-4 Instantly

ON SHO EXTREME

Sunday, Feb 25 at 3 PM ET/PT

REPLAY: Season 1, Episode 4

SEE TV SCHEDULE

On Demand

Watch the latest episodes of Season 1

SEE SCHEDULE

Watch the trailer for The Trade

Watch the trailer for The Trade

Sample Showtime favorites for free

Sample Showtime favorites for free

Don't miss critically acclaimed series on Showtime

Don't miss critically acclaimed series on Showtime

1 Season, 5 Episodes

previous
  • Season 1

    The Trade is a powerful and visceral opioid odyssey from the poppy fields of cartel-controlled Mexico to the battle to save lives in heartland America.

    Season 1
next

The Entire Showtime Library

Series

Series

Movies

Movies

Sports

Sports

Documentaries

Documentaries

Comedy

Comedy

GET FULL ACCESS TO SHOWTIME

Stream SHOWTIME series, movies, documentaries, sports and much more all on your favorite devices.

Shop Official Gear From Your Favorite Showtime Shows