Mobsters
Wednesday

Upcoming Episodes

Wednesday, September 18

Frank Nitti was a mobster with unusual business sense. While Al Capone got the headlines, Frank Nitti was running the show. Show Less
Frank Nitti was a mobster with unusual business sense. While Al Capone got the headlines, Frank Nitti was running the show. ...Show More

Murder, Inc. is the name for a ruthless gang that carried out mob hits during the 1930s. When mob leaders formed "The Syndicate," they became the "judge and jury," and Murder, Inc. "the executioner." As the enforcement arm of The Syndicate, members of Murder, Inc. killed an estimated 1,000 people from coast to coast. But through the efforts of some tenacious crime fighters, such as Assistant Brooklyn District Attorney Burton Turkus, and U.S Attorney Thomas Dewey, Murder, Inc. unraveled and its murderous reign of terror came to an end. Show Less
Murder, Inc. is the name for a ruthless gang that carried out mob hits during the 1930s. When mob leaders formed "The Syndicate," they...Show More

"Big Paul" Castellano served as boss of the Gambino crime family - the largest in New York during the 1970's and 80's. Castellano presented himself as a legitimate businessman and mingled with New York's upper crust, while running a multi-million dollar racketeering operation. From his $3.5 million dollar estate on Staten Island, he oversaw rackets in construction, meat distribution, union infiltration, pornography and more. But many Gambino members believed Castellano got a free ride to the top on the coattails of his predecessor, cousin and brother-in-law, Carlo Gambino. Nepotism and Castellano's reclusive lifestyle split the Gambino family into two factions, which would ultimately led to his undoing. Show Less
"Big Paul" Castellano served as boss of the Gambino crime family - the largest in New York during the 1970's and 80's. Castellano pres...Show More

Murder, Inc. is the name for a ruthless gang that carried out mob hits during the 1930s. When mob leaders formed "The Syndicate," they became the "judge and jury," and Murder, Inc. "the executioner." As the enforcement arm of The Syndicate, members of Murder, Inc. killed an estimated 1,000 people from coast to coast. But through the efforts of some tenacious crime fighters, such as Assistant Brooklyn District Attorney Burton Turkus, and U.S Attorney Thomas Dewey, Murder, Inc. unraveled and its murderous reign of terror came to an end. Show Less
Murder, Inc. is the name for a ruthless gang that carried out mob hits during the 1930s. When mob leaders formed "The Syndicate," they...Show More

"Big Paul" Castellano served as boss of the Gambino crime family - the largest in New York during the 1970's and 80's. Castellano presented himself as a legitimate businessman and mingled with New York's upper crust, while running a multi-million dollar racketeering operation. From his $3.5 million dollar estate on Staten Island, he oversaw rackets in construction, meat distribution, union infiltration, pornography and more. But many Gambino members believed Castellano got a free ride to the top on the coattails of his predecessor, cousin and brother-in-law, Carlo Gambino. Nepotism and Castellano's reclusive lifestyle split the Gambino family into two factions, which would ultimately led to his undoing. Show Less
"Big Paul" Castellano served as boss of the Gambino crime family - the largest in New York during the 1970's and 80's. Castellano pres...Show More

Wednesday, September 25

Mobster Joey Gallo rose from the slums of Brooklyn to take on some of the biggest Mafia dons of the 1950s and 1960s. With his gangster-chic style and high-society connections, Gallo inspired blockbuster movies and best-selling novels before meeting a dramatic end. Show Less
Mobster Joey Gallo rose from the slums of Brooklyn to take on some of the biggest Mafia dons of the 1950s and 1960s. With his gangster...Show More

The fifth child of 13 children, John Joseph Gotti, Jr. was born October 27, 1940 in the South Bronx. From a very young age, John Gotti made a name for himself in the neighborhood as the leader of the Fulton-Rockaway Boys, a group of young thugs. He soon became "capo" of the East New York Crew. After a violent coup he went on to take the leadership position of the Gambino Crime family. All of these events would set Gotti on the path to becoming one of the most well-known figures in Mafia history. Gotti's legendary fashion flair made him an interesting character. His rough cunning made his fellow mafiosi respect him. Gotti's volatile temper made them and others fear him. Show Less
The fifth child of 13 children, John Joseph Gotti, Jr. was born October 27, 1940 in the South Bronx. From a very young age, John Gott...Show More

In Tampa, Florida, Santo Trafficante Sr. and his son lived as two of America's most powerful and feared mob bosses. With a criminal empire that stretched from the Gulf Coast to the Caribbean, the Trafficantes were linked to illegal gambling, drug trafficking, plots to kill Fidel Castro, and even the assassination of President Kennedy. Show Less
In Tampa, Florida, Santo Trafficante Sr. and his son lived as two of America's most powerful and feared mob bosses. With a criminal em...Show More

The fifth child of 13 children, John Joseph Gotti, Jr. was born October 27, 1940 in the South Bronx. From a very young age, John Gotti made a name for himself in the neighborhood as the leader of the Fulton-Rockaway Boys, a group of young thugs. He soon became "capo" of the East New York Crew. After a violent coup he went on to take the leadership position of the Gambino Crime family. All of these events would set Gotti on the path to becoming one of the most well-known figures in Mafia history. Gotti's legendary fashion flair made him an interesting character. His rough cunning made his fellow mafiosi respect him. Gotti's volatile temper made them and others fear him. Show Less
The fifth child of 13 children, John Joseph Gotti, Jr. was born October 27, 1940 in the South Bronx. From a very young age, John Gott...Show More

In Tampa, Florida, Santo Trafficante Sr. and his son lived as two of America's most powerful and feared mob bosses. With a criminal empire that stretched from the Gulf Coast to the Caribbean, the Trafficantes were linked to illegal gambling, drug trafficking, plots to kill Fidel Castro, and even the assassination of President Kennedy. Show Less
In Tampa, Florida, Santo Trafficante Sr. and his son lived as two of America's most powerful and feared mob bosses. With a criminal em...Show More

About Mobsters

Each one-hour episode offers an in-depth profile of famous mobsters like; Whitey Bulger, John Gotti, Joey Gallo, and Nicky Barnes.