Killers, Criminals and Mobsters

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  • 1997
  • 1 Season

Travel through America's shadowy underground.

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The Rise and Fall of Pablo Escobar
25. The Rise and Fall of Pablo Escobar
August 5, 2018
Get an inside look at Pablo Escobar's life and capture as told by US DEA agents and journalists, along with never-before-seen footage and photographs.
The Rise and Fall of El Chapo
24. The Rise and Fall of El Chapo
July 24, 2016
Killer, drug smuggler, folk hero, Houdini of jailhouse escapes - the legend of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is well known. Take an unprecedented look at the man behind the myth and the impacts of his international drug cartel.
America's Greatest Prison Breaks
23. America's Greatest Prison Breaks
December 7, 2015
America's "Supermax" prisons are supposed to be inescapable fortresses, designed to keep the worst of the worst safely locked away from society. But it's amazing what ingenious convicts are capable of pulling off.
Whitey Bulger
22. Whitey Bulger
June 14, 2008
James "Whitey" Bulger reigned supreme in Boston's underworld for more than 20 years, due in part to a remarkable relationship with the FBI that flushed out other mobsters while consolidating Bulger's power.
City of Blood
21. City of Blood
October 26, 2008
London's stage was set for chaos in Victorian times as violent crime, extreme poverty, and disease forced Londoners to band together to survive -- and drove the poor to do jobs only the Devil himself could imagine.
Serial Killers
20. Serial Killers
April 26, 2013
Since the '70s, the United States has produced an estimated 1,400 serial killers -- double the combined total of the rest of the world. What causes a seemingly normal human being to engage in serial acts of murder?
Five Points Gangs
19. Five Points Gangs
October 1, 1997
As a stream of immigrants crowded into New York's downtown slums from the late 1800s to the mid-20th century, the area known as Five Points nurtured the rise of the American gang and bosses from Capone to Luciano.
The True Story of Sacco and Vanzetti
18. The True Story of Sacco and Vanzetti
November 9, 1998
The executions of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti in 1927 ignited worldwide protest. To leftists, they were martyrs. To conservatives, they were anarchists. But were they guilty?
Underground Bootleggers
17. Underground Bootleggers
July 23, 2007
100 years ago, Portland, Oregon was considered the most dangerous port in the world. Join host Don Wildman as he ventures beneath modern Portland into a nefarious world of fight clubs, slave tunnels, and gambling dens.
Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping: The Crime That Won't Go Away
16. Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping: The Crime That Won't Go Away
September 2, 2016
60 years before O.J. Simpson, the trial of Bruno Richard Hauptmann for the kidnap and murder of the infant son of an American hero was the first in which the surrounding press frenzy captured the nation's attention.
Real Mafia Underground
14. Real Mafia Underground
November 9, 2008
Join host Don Wildman as he travels to Sicily to trace the Mafia's roots as a vigilante secret society in an underground network.
Casey Anthony: How Did We Get Here?
13. Casey Anthony: How Did We Get Here?
July 15, 2011
Casey Anthony, a young single mother, stood accused of the murder of her 2-year-old daughter, Caylee. Each shocking new disclosure provoked a blizzard of coverage leading up to the shocking verdict.
The Chessboard Killer: Alexander Pichushkin
12. The Chessboard Killer: Alexander Pichushkin
November 18, 2008
Caught up in a macabre competition to become Russia's most notorious serial killer, Alexander Pichushkin's goal was to kill 64 people: the number of squares on a chessboard.
Alcatraz Down Under
11. Alcatraz Down Under
February 9, 2009
Built on the backs of convicts, gold miners, and outlaws, Australia forged freedom from the depths of the underground. Host Don Wildman explores a 19th-century prison that housed Sydney's most threatening criminals.
Robert Blake: Dark Passage
10. Robert Blake: Dark Passage
July 17, 2001
Once praised for his outstanding performance in "In Cold Blood" and as the star of the hit TV series "Baretta," actor Robert Blake's name made headlines again when his wife, Bonny Lee Bakley, was murdered.
Land of Manson
9. Land of Manson
December 8, 2008
The deserts around Los Angeles were Charles Manson's home, and he hoped the city's underground would be his haven. But Manson and his followers weren't the only dangers lurking beneath the streets of LA.
Bio:Caligula:Reign Of Madness
8. Bio:Caligula:Reign Of Madness
March 2, 1998
He died at just 28 years old, but his reign was a legendary frenzy of lunacy, murder, and lust. Discover why the name of Caligula is notorious throughout the world.
Godfathers of Havana
7. Godfathers of Havana
March 23, 2006
Look inside the network of extraordinary corruption that allowed the formation of a tropical paradise fueled by rum, rumba, and gangsters on America's doorstep.
Lucrezia Borgia: Pretty Poison
6. Lucrezia Borgia: Pretty Poison
June 2, 1997
Lucrezia Borgia was the illegitimate daughter of Pope Alexander VI born at the height of the Italian Renaissance, and rumors about her sent shockwaves throughout Roman society. Are the tales fact or fiction?
St. Valentine's Day Massacre
5. St. Valentine's Day Massacre
July 20, 2004
Examine the technology that brought Al Capone to his knees after the St. Valentine's Day Massacre, including the camera that captured its bloody aftermath and printing presses that reproduced it nationwide.
Crime Wave: 18 Months of Mayhem
4. Crime Wave: 18 Months of Mayhem
January 6, 2008
America's 1933-'34 crime wave is one of the most fascinating in history: an 18-month spree of robberies, killings, and kidnappings that shook the nation to its core and gave birth to a legendary roster of outlaws.
Al Capone's Secret City
3. Al Capone's Secret City
October 3, 2007
Travel back to a time of unimaginable wealth and ruthless mobsters in 1920s Chicago with evidence from excavations, scientific studies, and historical documents.
Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid: Host: Jack Perkins
2. Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid: Host: Jack Perkins
June 27, 1996
Butch Cassidy, the Sundance Kid, and the mysterious Etta Place rode the outlaw trail until the world came after them. Did they die in a shoot-out? Or assume new identities and fool their would-be captors?
Dutch Schultz: Menace To Society
1. Dutch Schultz: Menace To Society
September 8, 1997
Ruthless New York gangster Dutch Schultz, known as "the Beer Baron of the Bronx" during Prohibition, wasn't afraid to keep other gangsters in line - until his fellow mob bosses ordered his murder.

Travel through America's shadowy underground. Killers, Criminals and Mobsters is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (24 episodes). The series first aired on September 8, 1997.

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  • Premiere Date
    September 8, 1997