American Gangster (TV series)

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American Gangster
American Gangster TV logo.jpg
Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 26
Production
Running time 60 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel BET
Original run November 28, 2006 (2006-11-28) – present
External links
Website

American Gangster is a documentary television series, which airs on BET. The show features some of black America's most infamous and powerful gangsters. It is narrated by Ving Rhames. The series premiered on November 28, 2006, with this episode amassing around one million viewers. The first season ended on January 9, 2007, and had 6 episodes. The second season aired October 3, 2007. A DVD of Season 1 was released on October 23, 2007. The second season was released on DVD on June 10, 2008. In April 2009, A&E Networks purchased the rights to air seasons 1–3 on their networks. They can be seen primarily on the Bio Channel and the flagship A&E Channel. They can also be seen on A&E's Crime and Investigation Network.[1]

Gangsters featured in series[edit]

Cast[edit]

  • Alex Alonso ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006, 2008)
  • Chico Brown ... Himself (1 episode, 2006)
  • Antoine Clark ... Himself (1 episode, 2006)
  • Bernard Parks ... Himself (1 episode, 2006)
  • Charles Pitchford ... Himself (1 episode, 2006)
  • Fred Shaw Jr. ... Himself (1 episode, 2006)
  • Maxine Waters ... Herself (1 episode, 2006)
  • John W. King ... Himself (1 episode, 2007)
  • Sean Lorenzo ... Himself (1 episode 2006)

References[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Kurtz, Alan: BET American Gangster: Big Ratings by Any Means Necessary. Kindle Edition 2012. Independent reviews of all three seasons (26 episodes).

External links[edit]