History reveals The Making of the Mob: New York

Next month The History Channel looks into The Mobs of New York.

Spanning more than 50 years, this riveting, high-end docudrama, from Emmy nominated producer Stephen David (The World Wars, The Men Who Built America), chronicles the rise and fall of some of the world’s most notorious mobsters; Charles “Lucky” Luciano, Meyer Lansky and Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel. From their beginnings as ambitious teenage gangsters to their reign as murderous entrepreneurs and bootleggers who organised the criminal underworld and turned it into a global institution, this epic event mini-series delivers a one-of-a-kind perspective of the original five families and the historical roots that led to the formation of the modern American mafia. With its unique mix of dramatic scenes, archival footage, ground breaking VFX and in depth interviews, The Making of the Mob: New York is powerful crime drama at its best.

:The Making of the Mob: New York is an 8-part series, premiering on The History Channel,  Wednesdays from December 9 at 7:30 pm