AMC has the Making of the Mob

US cable network AMC is lining up a new docudrama about the historical roots of the original five families that led to the formation of the modern American Mafia.

Making of the Mob: New York

Making of the Mob: New York

Making of the Mob: New York begins in 1905 and spans move than 50 years to trace the rise of Charles “Lucky” Luciano, Meyer Lansky, Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel and other notorious gangsters from their beginnings as a neighborhood gang of teenagers to murderous entrepreneurs and bootleggers who organized the criminal underworld and turned it into an American institution.

The 8×60′ series, due to air in the second quarter of 2015, is produced by Stephen David Entertainment

The executive producers are by Stephen David, Eliot Goldberg, and Marco Bresaz.