'Industry' is depressingly bleak, and we can't stop watching it : Pop Culture Happy Hour The HBO series Industry is a workplace drama about a cutthroat investment bank in London, where employees cater to wealthy client egos and undermine one another. Bosses are bad, drugs are plentiful, business jargon is everywhere. But even if you care little about the world of finance, the show still manages to be riveting.

'Industry' is depressingly bleak, and we can't stop watching it

'Industry' is depressingly bleak, and we can't stop watching it

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Myha'la Herrold and Ken Leung star in Industry. Simon Ridgway/HBO hide caption

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Myha'la Herrold and Ken Leung star in Industry.

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The HBO series Industry is a workplace drama about a cutthroat investment bank in London, where employees cater to wealthy client egos and undermine one another. Bosses are bad, drugs are plentiful, business jargon is everywhere. But even if you care little about the world of finance, the show still manages to be riveting.