Upcoming Episodes

Tuesday, September 17

Throughout the 1990s and early 2000s, Albanian immigrant Alex ‘Uncle’ Rudaj did what no other gangster had done before – or since – muscle in on Italian Mafia territory and turn his gang into a “sixth family” of organized crime. Show Less
Throughout the 1990s and early 2000s, Albanian immigrant Alex ‘Uncle’ Rudaj did what no other gangster had done before – or sinc...Show More

David Thai was the leader of the Born to Kill gang, a group of ruthless young men who terrorized Chinatown. The gang extorted shop owners too fearful to turn to police, and even started a war with the long-standing gangs in the area. There was only one way to stop the havoc David Thai started, through an informant in his own gang. Show Less
David Thai was the leader of the Born to Kill gang, a group of ruthless young men who terrorized Chinatown. The gang extorted shop own...Show More

The Harvey Hustlers were a notorious gang that dominated the streets of Harvey, New Orleans for three decades. The gang had a virtual monopoly over the illegal drug trade in the area and were believed to be responsible for at least 45 homicides. The Harvey Hustlers were known for two sets of brothers: leader David Williams aka “Mr. Harvey” and his brother Rob, and the leaders of their enforcement arm, “Murder Squad,” Melvin and Jermaine Hudson. Together, they eliminated their competition, and soon, each other. Show Less
The Harvey Hustlers were a notorious gang that dominated the streets of Harvey, New Orleans for three decades. The gang had a virtual ...Show More

David Thai was the leader of the Born to Kill gang, a group of ruthless young men who terrorized Chinatown. The gang extorted shop owners too fearful to turn to police, and even started a war with the long-standing gangs in the area. There was only one way to stop the havoc David Thai started, through an informant in his own gang. Show Less
David Thai was the leader of the Born to Kill gang, a group of ruthless young men who terrorized Chinatown. The gang extorted shop own...Show More

The Harvey Hustlers were a notorious gang that dominated the streets of Harvey, New Orleans for three decades. The gang had a virtual monopoly over the illegal drug trade in the area and were believed to be responsible for at least 45 homicides. The Harvey Hustlers were known for two sets of brothers: leader David Williams aka “Mr. Harvey” and his brother Rob, and the leaders of their enforcement arm, “Murder Squad,” Melvin and Jermaine Hudson. Together, they eliminated their competition, and soon, each other. Show Less
The Harvey Hustlers were a notorious gang that dominated the streets of Harvey, New Orleans for three decades. The gang had a virtual ...Show More

Tuesday, September 24

Rances Ulices Amaya was the leader of a sex trafficking enterprise, exploiting young girls and using the money generated to send back to El Salvador and his machete-carrying gang MS-13. But eventually it would be the victims that would prove stronger than their captor… Show Less
Rances Ulices Amaya was the leader of a sex trafficking enterprise, exploiting young girls and using the money generated to send back ...Show More

Richard Kuklinski was one of the most notorious killers in American history, convicted of the murders of four people, but likely responsible for dozens more. Initially a hit man for the Mafia, Kuklinski would eventually carry out hits of his own. Dubbed the “Iceman” after authorities learned he had brazenly frozen the body of a victim for two years in his freezer to conceal the time of death; it would take an equally bold undercover agent to take down this cold-blooded killer. Show Less
Richard Kuklinski was one of the most notorious killers in American history, convicted of the murders of four people, but likely respo...Show More

John Gotti was the last of the classic gangsters, the “Boss of Bosses” of New York City’s five Mafia families. Unlike other Mafia chiefs, Gotti broke all the rules by reveling in the spotlight and capturing the public’s admiration. But behind the scenes, he ran a multi-million dollar illegal operation that thrived on prostitution, extortion, gambling, theft and drugs. He also left a trail of dead bodies of those that had dared cross him. Seemingly untouchable, the so-called “Teflon Don” would eventually be crossed by one of his own, an unprecedented betrayal that would lead to the demise of the Mafia Boss and the collapse of the Mafia itself. Show Less
John Gotti was the last of the classic gangsters, the “Boss of Bosses” of New York City’s five Mafia families. Unlike other Mafi...Show More

Richard Kuklinski was one of the most notorious killers in American history, convicted of the murders of four people, but likely responsible for dozens more. Initially a hit man for the Mafia, Kuklinski would eventually carry out hits of his own. Dubbed the “Iceman” after authorities learned he had brazenly frozen the body of a victim for two years in his freezer to conceal the time of death; it would take an equally bold undercover agent to take down this cold-blooded killer. Show Less
Richard Kuklinski was one of the most notorious killers in American history, convicted of the murders of four people, but likely respo...Show More

John Gotti was the last of the classic gangsters, the “Boss of Bosses” of New York City’s five Mafia families. Unlike other Mafia chiefs, Gotti broke all the rules by reveling in the spotlight and capturing the public’s admiration. But behind the scenes, he ran a multi-million dollar illegal operation that thrived on prostitution, extortion, gambling, theft and drugs. He also left a trail of dead bodies of those that had dared cross him. Seemingly untouchable, the so-called “Teflon Don” would eventually be crossed by one of his own, an unprecedented betrayal that would lead to the demise of the Mafia Boss and the collapse of the Mafia itself. Show Less
John Gotti was the last of the classic gangsters, the “Boss of Bosses” of New York City’s five Mafia families. Unlike other Mafi...Show More

About Gangsters: America’s Most Evil

Gangsters: America’s Most Evil is a cinematic documentary series that explores the rise and fall of some of the most nefarious and notorious criminals brought to justice by the United States government. From thugs to lethal beauties, outlaws to kingpins, each episode profiles these gangsters and reveals their sinister motives, transgressions and the circumstances that eventually led to their downfall.

 

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A lineup full of “Real Lives. Real Stories. Real Celebrities” is coming your way starting Sept. 10 on REELZ. New series include Rich and Acquitted, Hollywood Homicide Uncovered and Scandal Made Me Famous. New documentary specials include Titanic: Sinking the Myths, Karen Carpenter: Goodbye to Love and Reagan: From Movie Star to President. Rounding out new fall programming are returning series Autopsy: The Last Hours of… and Gangsters: America’s Most Evil.