Episode: 1x01 | Airdate: May 28, 2015
In the premiere episode, LAPD Detective Sam Hodiak and undercover officer Brian Shafe begin the search for a missing teenage girl, Emma Karn, who has fallen under the spell of infamous cult leader Charles Manson
Episode: 1x02 | Airdate: May 28, 2015
Hodiak and Shafe clash when they investigate the murder of an elderly woman. Meanwhile, Manson coerces Emma's father to introduce him to a music executive.
Episode: 1x03 | Airdate: Jun 4, 2015
Drug dealer Art Gladner is found murdered, and the chief suspect is Shafe's snitch, Mike Vickery. Hodiak agrees to help Shafe exonerate Vickery. In exchange, Shafe takes rookie Charmain Tully undercover into the Manson Family to find out where Manson has Emma. They succeed, but not without consequences, especially for Charmain. Michaela McManus,
Episode: 1x04 | Airdate: Jun 11, 2015
Hodiak investigates Art Gladner's murder through his late wife Lucille, who runs a burlesque club. Manson hides Emma but Hodiak, under pressure from Grace, ultimately finds her and brings her home.
Episode: 1x05 | Airdate: Jun 18, 2015
Emma runs away from home in the midst of the chaos and Hodiak pays Manson a visit and gives him a near-fatal beating.
Episode: 1x06 | Airdate: Jun 25, 2015
Charlie recovers from his beating; Charmain finds a case; Hodiak seeks the man who's been harassing Shafe's family; Shafe helps Hodiak get a message to his son.
Episode: 1x07 | Airdate: Jul 2, 2015
Hodiak investigates the murder of a Hollywood star but hits a wall when the powerful movie studio wants the case to remain unsolved. Emma and Sadie meet a special person from Manson's past.
Episode: 1x08 | Airdate: Jul 9, 2015
Karn goes to great lengths to bury his secrets; failing to impress a record producer, Manson takes his disappointment out on his family; Shafe catches a tough break; Hodiak loses an old friend.
Episode: 1x09 | Airdate: Jul 18, 2015
Charmain's first ride-along ends when her fellow officers are gunned down, the first in a series of cop killings. Her resolve is put to the test as Hodiak and Shafe enlist the Panthers to help find the shooter.
Episode: 1x10 | Airdate: Jul 25, 2015
Charlie tests Emma's loyalty; Shafe passes muster on the Guapo case; after his first acid trip, courtesy of Manson, Hodiak helps a fellow detective with a secret.
Episode: 1x11 | Airdate: Aug 1, 2015
Trust is an issue when Bunchy asks Hodiak to solve his brother's murder; the Hodiak family comes together to help Walt; Guapo puts Shafe to work; Charlie's mother visits; Sadie sets up Emma.
Episode: 1x12 | Airdate: Aug 8, 2015
Emma's absence is felt when the Manson family makes a documentary; Hodiak makes a deal with Ken Karn to save his son.
Episode: 1x13 | Airdate: Aug 15, 2015
In the Season 1 finale, Emma returns to the family just as Mary goes into labor; Hodiak's deal for Walt goes south; the conclusion to Hodiak and Shafe's murder investigation has unforeseen consequences; Karn takes care of an old problem.
Episode: 2x01 | Airdate: Jun 16, 2016
Hodiak receives some disturbing fan mail as Charmain takes a dangerous plunge undercover and Brian discovers Roy's true intentions. Ken takes aim at Hal as Charlie fears an old prison mate is back to collect a debt.
Episode: 2x02 | Airdate: Jun 16, 2016
Charlie cooks up a plan for Ralph and his crew; Hal wakes to a nightmare; and Hodiak gets leverage for his son.
Episode: 2x03 | Airdate: Jun 16, 2016
Charlie bonds with a Beach Boy, while "Tex" joins the Manson Family. Hodiak and Grace tread familiar territory as Brian takes a stab at a killer and gets rewarded for his sharp work.
Episode: 2x04 | Airdate: Jun 23, 2016
Hodiak tries to prevent a riot as he probes a murder in a black neighborhood on the day of Martin Luther King's assassination. Meanwhile, Kristin's Black Panther involvement creates tension in her marriage, and Charmain's drug case concludes.
Episode: 2x05 | Airdate: Jun 30, 2016
Internal affairs turns up the heat on Hodiak, but a tragedy interrupts the investigation. Meanwhile, Dennis Wilson's courtship with Emma ignites jealousy in Manson. Dennis takes Emma and Manson to meet a record producer who lives at 10050 Cielo Drive- the future home of the Tate family.
Episode: 2x06 | Airdate: Jul 7, 2016
Shafe's addiction troubles escalate. Meanwhile, Hodiak helps an old war buddy track down his blackmailer, Karn amasses information against Bobby Kennedy, and Grace finds a newfound passion for politics.
Episode: 2x07 | Airdate: Jul 14, 2016
Manson and the Family receive two surprises: one a blessing, one a threat. As Hodiak tries to investigate a new clue in the case of the photographer killer, a series of roadblocks forces him to take a proactive measure. Meanwhile, Grace makes plans for Emma. A shootout between the Black Panthers and LAPD reverberate in Shafe and Kristin's marriage.
Episode: 2x08 | Airdate: Aug 27, 2016
Shafe, alone at the bloody Tate crime scene, is confronted by his own demons. As Manson searches for a missing Emma, he ends up on Hodiak's doorstep. Meanwhile, Ken Karn goes to new levels for international diplomacy.
Episode: 2x09 | Airdate: Aug 27, 2016
Sharon Tate begs for her life but Sadie has no mercy. Manson tries to track down Dennis Wilson. Meanwhile Hodiak finds Emma in a sanatorium, but will need help to get her out. While, an unemployed Ken Karn reunites with an old friend.
Episode: 2x10 | Airdate: Sep 3, 2016
Ken and Emma reconcile; Emma wants to find Charlie; Hodiak resolves to get to the truth behind Bunchy's murder; Shafe finds an old friend at rehab.
Episode: 2x11 | Airdate: Sep 3, 2016
Hodiak is in trouble with internal affairs, forcing him to the sidelines in the precinct; Terry Melcher arrives and wants to record Charlie Manson's music.
Episode: 2x12 | Airdate: Sep 10, 2016
Hodiak decides to take matters into his own hands and shows up on the doorstep of the mysterious serial killer who has been sending him obscene pictures. Meanwhile, Manson sends Bobby, Mary and Sadie to go to extreme measures to get money from Gary Hinman.
Episode: 2x13 | Airdate: Sep 10, 2016
A newly "retired" Hodiak tracks down the serial killer who has been tormenting him for months, without the protection and authority of his police position. Manson sends Tex, Sadie, Emma and Patty to 10050 Cielo Drive, where they are swept up in one of the most infamous crimes in the country's history.