Gangsters: America's Most Evil

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Gangsters: America's Most Evil
Created by Asylum Entertainment
Starring Tim Hopper (Narrator)
Country of origin United States
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 20 (as of August 27, 2013)
Running time approx. 45–50 minutes
Original channel The Biography Channel
Original release July 20, 2012
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Gangsters: America's Most Evil is a documentary television series that airs on The Biography Channel which profiles notorious criminals, whose crimes involve any combination of drug-dealing and murders. Most, if not all of, the criminals profiled in this series were eventually brought to justice by local, state, and federal law enforcement.

Gangsters debuted on July 20, 2012 on Bio, and is produced by Asylum Entertainment in association with A+E Networks (Bio's parent company).

Episode Guide[edit]

Season One[edit]

Episode Title Original Air Date Synopsis
1 Juan Raul Garza: The First Kingpin July 20, 2012 Garza was a Brownsville, Texas-based drug dealer who made his fortune shipping and selling narcotics between the United States and Mexico. In 2001, he had the unfortunate distinction of being the first convicted felon to be executed by the federal government in more than 30 years.
2 The Ultimate Outlaw: Harry "Taco" Bowman July 27, 2012 Bowman was the international president of the Outlaws Motorcycle Club who was eventually convicted of several murders, firearms violations, and other acts of violence. Since 1999, he is currently serving two life sentences in a federal prison in Florida.
3 The Godmother: Griselda Blanco August 3, 2012 Blanco was a Colombian-born drug baroness who had been involved in a life of crime since her early teens. She made her way to the United States in the mid-1970s, along with her husband and four sons, first settling in New York City, then later moving to South Florida and Southern California. Blanco was also one of the key figures in the infamous Cocaine Cowboy drug wars that plagued the Miami area in late '70s and early '80s. She was arrested by federal authorities in 1985 on drug and murder conviction, and while she was released from prison in 2004, she was deported back to Colombia some time later. Exactly a month after her Gangsters profiles originally aired, Blanco was murdered on September 3 in Medellín, Colombia via a drive-by shooting. She was 69 years old.
4 The Mayor of Harlem: Alberto "Alpo" Martinez August 10, 2012
5 Machine Gun Johnny: Johnny Eng August 28, 2012
6 King Blood: Luis Felipe September 4, 2012
7 Anthony Shea and The No-Name Gang September 11, 2012
8 The Queenpin: Jemeker Thompson September 18, 2012
9 Lethal Beauties: Beltran, Henao and Garcia September 25, 2012

Season Two[edit]

Episode Title Original Air Date Synopsis
1 The Black Hand of Death: Clarence "Preacher" Heatley May 28, 2013
2 The Shadow Kingpin: Bartolome Moya June 4, 2013
3 The Pot Princess of Beverly Hills: Lisette Lee June 11, 2013
4 The Mongol Warlord: Ruben "Doc" Cavazos June 18, 2013
5 Philly's Gangster Queen: Thelma Wright June 25, 2013
6 The Colombian Rambo: Carlos Lehder July 2, 2013
7 The Kingston Kingpin: Christopher "Dudus" Coke July 9, 2013
8 The Baron of Brotherhood: Barry Mills July 16, 2013
9 Mother of the Avenues: Maria "Chata" Leon July 23, 2013 Mexican-born Leon and her family terrorize the streets of the Northeast Los Angeles with their ruthless ways of drug-dealing and killing.
10 Alejandro Corredor August 20, 2013
11 Sex, Money, Murder, Inc.: "Pistol" Pete Rollack August 27, 2013 Rollack grew up in the South Bronx section of New York City, in a life of crime, as his father was a long-time associate of Harlem drug kingpin Leroy "Nicky" Barnes. The younger Rollack grew up to a be a ruthless drug lord who would later branch out his operations to other locales, as such as Pittsburgh and Charlotte. As the co-founder of the Sex Money Murda crew (who would later become an affiliate group of the United Blood Nation), Rollack would order and execute himself revenge killings of rival dealers and a local basketball star, Karlton Hines in 1995, which would eventually find him in trouble with law enforcement. In 1998, "Pistol" Pete would get convicted of drug trafficking and murder, and is currently serving a life sentence without parole, and under solitary confinement, in a federal prison in Colorado.
12 Los Muchachos: Augusto Falcon & Salvador Magulta
13 The Cutt Boys: Terrance Benjamin & Derrick Washington
14 Bird And The New Breeds: Dana Bostic
15 "Q" The Motor City Connect: Quasand Lewis