Kingpin

The journeys of some of the most well-known names in the world of crime, and a look at how they began as unknown thugs and transformed into globally notorious kings of crime.

There is one thing every crime syndicate has in common: a boss. A don. A Kingpin. Structure and hierarchy are the foundations of organized crime. But no regime lasts forever. And behind every Kingpin, there is a legion of ruthless lieutenants, soldiers and rivals dying to take his place. In each episode of Kingpin, the producers of the Seven-Five plunge viewers into the heart of a different organized crime group just as a brutal war of succession is about to break out. The series kicks off with four two-hour events, each revealing the meteoric rise of one of the most famous Kingpins in crime history. In gripping, bloody detail, we'll watch as each begins as an unknown, low-level thug, only to transform themselves into a world-famous king of crime.

Show Info

Network: United States History (2018 - now)
Schedule: Sundays at 21:00 (120 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: Crime History
Episodes ordered: 4 episodes

Official site: www.history.com

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Previous Episode

John Gotti

Episode 1x04; Apr 1, 2018

In 1980s New York, the American Mafia is at war with itself. Two opposing factions, old school versus new school, split the Gambino crime family down the middle. But one murderous capo will emerge as "The Boss Of Bosses" and become the face of the mo

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x04: John GottiApr 1, 2018
1x03: Pablo EscobarMar 25, 2018
1x02: El ChapoMar 18, 2018
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