Upcoming Episodes

Sunday, November 25

Tied as a boy to Mr. Untouchable, heroin kingpin Nicky Barnes, Pistol Pete came up in the game, growing up in the Soundview projects of the Bronx. In the mist of the 1980s crack epidemic, Pistol Pete earned his nickname after starting his own gang--Sex, Money, Murder. He and his underlings incorporated the organization in an effort to launder the drug money and expanded their operations outside New York. Pistol Pete would ultimately confess to pulling the trigger on many of his rivals, but justice wouldn't stop his killer reputation. Once behind bars he continued to orchestrate murders. At the age of 25, in order to avoid the death penalty, he accepted a plea bargain of life behind bars in solitary confinement. Show Less
Tied as a boy to Mr. Untouchable, heroin kingpin Nicky Barnes, Pistol Pete came up in the game, growing up in the Soundview projects o...Show More

This episode follows the story of Salvador Magluta and Augusto Falcon, a pair of powerboat racers in Miami who allegedly moved more illegal narcotics than just about anyone in the history of the U.S. War on Drugs. Known as Willy and Sal, they were tried for importing more than 2.1 billion tons of cocaine over more than a decade of trafficking. They were acquitted, but then faced charges of jury tampering. The law finally caught up with Willy and Sal. Falcon plead guilty to obstructing justice and received a 20 year sentence while Sal faced a jury and is now serving 195 years in prison. Show Less
This episode follows the story of Salvador Magluta and Augusto Falcon, a pair of powerboat racers in Miami who allegedly moved more il...Show More

Danny Greene was a notorious underworld figure. He was a union boss, an embezzler, a Mafia enforcer and an FBI informant. He considered himself a Celtic Warrior, patterned after his beloved Irish lore, and started a war with the Cleveland Mafia, playing with fire until his Irish luck ran out. Show Less
Danny Greene was a notorious underworld figure. He was a union boss, an embezzler, a Mafia enforcer and an FBI informant. He considere...Show More

Juan Garcia Abrego was the leader of the Gulf Cartel, one of the most violent and lucrative drug cartels in Mexican history. After aligning with the Cali Cartel of Colombia, Garcia Abrego’s cocaine smuggling empire grew to an estimated $10 billion. Despite his nickname, “The Doll,” Garcia Abrego was brutal in his violence. He was suspected of ordering dozens of killings; victims reportedly included rival drug traffickers and journalists. He spent years on the run from law enforcement, much of it, hiding in plain sight. But his days on the run would be numbered… Show Less
Juan Garcia Abrego was the leader of the Gulf Cartel, one of the most violent and lucrative drug cartels in Mexican history. After ali...Show More

Tied as a boy to Mr. Untouchable, heroin kingpin Nicky Barnes, Pistol Pete came up in the game, growing up in the Soundview projects of the Bronx. In the mist of the 1980s crack epidemic, Pistol Pete earned his nickname after starting his own gang--Sex, Money, Murder. He and his underlings incorporated the organization in an effort to launder the drug money and expanded their operations outside New York. Pistol Pete would ultimately confess to pulling the trigger on many of his rivals, but justice wouldn't stop his killer reputation. Once behind bars he continued to orchestrate murders. At the age of 25, in order to avoid the death penalty, he accepted a plea bargain of life behind bars in solitary confinement. Show Less
Tied as a boy to Mr. Untouchable, heroin kingpin Nicky Barnes, Pistol Pete came up in the game, growing up in the Soundview projects o...Show More

This episode follows the story of Salvador Magluta and Augusto Falcon, a pair of powerboat racers in Miami who allegedly moved more illegal narcotics than just about anyone in the history of the U.S. War on Drugs. Known as Willy and Sal, they were tried for importing more than 2.1 billion tons of cocaine over more than a decade of trafficking. They were acquitted, but then faced charges of jury tampering. The law finally caught up with Willy and Sal. Falcon plead guilty to obstructing justice and received a 20 year sentence while Sal faced a jury and is now serving 195 years in prison. Show Less
This episode follows the story of Salvador Magluta and Augusto Falcon, a pair of powerboat racers in Miami who allegedly moved more il...Show More

Danny Greene was a notorious underworld figure. He was a union boss, an embezzler, a Mafia enforcer and an FBI informant. He considered himself a Celtic Warrior, patterned after his beloved Irish lore, and started a war with the Cleveland Mafia, playing with fire until his Irish luck ran out. Show Less
Danny Greene was a notorious underworld figure. He was a union boss, an embezzler, a Mafia enforcer and an FBI informant. He considere...Show More

Monday, November 26

Juan Garcia Abrego was the leader of the Gulf Cartel, one of the most violent and lucrative drug cartels in Mexican history. After aligning with the Cali Cartel of Colombia, Garcia Abrego’s cocaine smuggling empire grew to an estimated $10 billion. Despite his nickname, “The Doll,” Garcia Abrego was brutal in his violence. He was suspected of ordering dozens of killings; victims reportedly included rival drug traffickers and journalists. He spent years on the run from law enforcement, much of it, hiding in plain sight. But his days on the run would be numbered… Show Less
Juan Garcia Abrego was the leader of the Gulf Cartel, one of the most violent and lucrative drug cartels in Mexican history. After ali...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.