The Porter

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  • TV-MA
  • 2022
  • 1 Season
  • 5.4  (377)

Set in the 1920s and inspired by real events, the series follows the true story of railway workers from both Canada and the United States joining together in the fight to give birth to the world's first Black union. In the midst of the struggle there are loves lives and friendships that suffer and thrive. Set primarily in Montreal, Chicago and Detroit as the world rebuilds after the First World War, The Porter focuses on the Black community in St. Antoine, Montreal ? known, at the time, as the "Harlem of the North." They're young, gifted, and Black, from Canada, the Caribbean and the U.S., and they find themselves thrown together in an era that boasts anything is possible. If change isn't coming for them, they will come for it.

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Seasons
Episode 8
8. Episode 8
April 11, 2022
Junior tries to eliminate his greatest threats. Marlene's efforts to reconcile with Fay could be too late. Lucy faces the consequences of her betrayal. Zeke makes a final plea for union integration.
Episode 7
7. Episode 7
April 4, 2022
Dinger blackmails Junior. A police raid puts Marlene and her clinic in jeopardy. Zeke leverages an unlikely ally to put integration to a vote. Lucy's new shot at stardom could cost her everything.
Episode 6
6. Episode 6
March 28, 2022
Junior takes a risky new angle on Queenie's numbers game. Marlene's split focus leads to a mother's worst nightmare. Zeke seizes an opportunity to show the power of unity. Lucy bets on herself.
Episode 5
5. Episode 5
March 21, 2022
Queenie tries to keep Junior close. Fay offers Marlene some help for her clinic. Zeke's proximity to Edwards leads to a devastating truth. Lucy may have found her ticket to the big time.
Episode 4
4. Episode 4
March 14, 2022
Junior gets a chilling glimpse at Queenie's capacity for violence. Zeke and Marlene's road-trip reignites an old spark. Lucy's big debut as a featured performer makes her contemplate a different path.
Episode 3
3. Episode 3
March 7, 2022
Junior starts a gambling sideline backed by Queenie. Zeke's pursuit of union integration costs the community. Lucy finds her Stardust dream at risk. Marlene campaigns for an essential medical clinic. Screen reader support enabled.
Episode 2
2. Episode 2
February 28, 2022
Junior finds himself in debt to notorious Chicago gangster Miss Queenie; Zeke takes a risk to advance his cause; Lucy's new relationship impacts her career; Marlene makes an unlikely friend.
Episode 1
1. Episode 1
February 21, 2022
In 1921, friends and train porters Junior and Zeke find their unbreakable bond stretched to its limits when tragedy inspires them to take conflicting paths to a better life.
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Set in the 1920s and inspired by real events, the series follows the true story of railway workers from both Canada and the United States joining together in the fight to give birth to the world's first Black union. In the midst of the struggle there are loves lives and friendships that suffer and thrive. Set primarily in Montreal, Chicago and Detroit as the world rebuilds after the First World War, The Porter focuses on the Black community in St. Antoine, Montreal ? known, at the time, as the "Harlem of the North." They're young, gifted, and Black, from Canada, the Caribbean and the U.S., and they find themselves thrown together in an era that boasts anything is possible. If change isn't coming for them, they will come for it.

The Porter is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (8 episodes). The series first aired on February 21, 2022.

Where to Watch The Porter

The Porter is available for streaming on the BET+ website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Porter on demand at Apple TV+, BET+ and Amazon Prime.

  • Premiere Date
    February 21, 2022
  • IMDB Rating
    5.4  (377)