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The Brink is a drama series that focuses on geopolitical crisises around the world. The top government leaders in the United States try to solve the crisis's while avoid the possibility of a World War. The show adds a bit of comedy to very serious circumstances. Jack Black and Tim Robbins are the main characters that bring many years of acting experience to the show. Jack Black plays Alex Talbot a low level Foreign Service officer and Tim Robbins plays Walter Larson, the US Secretary of State.

The dark comedy of The Brink, will attempt to make light of the possibility of a nuclear war which would be WW 3. Each season is scheduled to focus on a different area of turmoil that the US encounters, with the first season focusing on Pakistan.

The Brink is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (10 episodes). The series first aired on June 21, 2015.

The Brink is available for streaming on the website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Brink on demand atHBO Max, Amazon Prime, Amazon, Hulu, HBO NOW, Vudu, Google Play, iTunes online.

Sunday 10:30 PM et/pt on HBO
1 Season, 10 Episodes
June 21, 2015
Cast: Aasif Mandvi As Rafiq Massoud Eric Ladin As Glenn Taylor Esai Morales As Julian Navarro Geoff Pierson As Pierce Mullin Iqbal Theba As General Umair Zaman Jack Black As Alex Coppins Maribeth Monroe As Kendra Willis Marshall Manesh As Rafiq Sr. Pablo Schreiber As Zeke Callahan Tim Robbins As Walter Hollander
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The Brink Full Episode Guide

  • With an emerging global crisis, Walter tries to avoid it with other heads of state via videoconferencing. Zeke and Glenn end up in a compromising situation. Alex attempts to make a personal connection with Zaman.

  • Walter is determined to make a deal with Zaman's highest-ranking general. A grounded Zeke and Glenn get creative in their efforts to pass the time.

  • Walter attempts to defuse the tensions in The Situation Room and stop the President from starting World War 3. Alex and Rafiq have to figure out a new plan as Fareeda, her students and the rest of the embassy are being evacuated. Zeke has to make decisions on both the women in his life right before he and Glenn prepare for their latest mission.

  • Zeke is challenged to a fight and Walter pretends to have a medical emergency.

  • Walter encounters Joanne in Tel Aviv. Martin and Vanessa hold Zeke and Glenn hostage.

  • Zeke and Glenn are able to safely escape from two armed men. Walter visits the Israeli foreign minister.

  • Walter doesn't listen to his doctor's orders and instead goes to a meeting with the Indian foreign minister.

  • Alex tries to relay a message to Walter. Walter encounters some personal and professional surprises.

  • President Navarro and Defense Secretary Grey come to the conclusion that a military response is the only way to combat General Zaman's threats.

  • In the series premiere, Alex Talbot attends a bazaar and becomes involved in a violent protest.