On Friday at the Televison Critics’ Association press tour, AMC announced the renewal of the docuseries, The Making Of The Mob, for a second season (via The Hollywood Reporter).
The series comes from Stephen David Entertainment and it had a steady stream of viewers in its debut season. The Making Of The Mob averaged at about 1.5 million viewers a night. The show’s premiere season was entitled The Making Of The Mob: New York and was based on the infamous mobster, Lucky Luciano. The series premiered on June 15, 2015 as an eight part event. Emmy award winning actor, Ray Liotta, narrated the series which starred Rich Graff and Ian Bell and was executive produced by Stephen David.
The sophomore season will be entitled, The Making Of The Mob: Chicago which will follow the rise and fall of Al Capone. The second season is also set to explore Al Capone’s war with the Irish gangs of Chicago and Elliot Ness. Stephen David, head of Stephen David Entertainment, talked about the renewal, “We’ve had an amazing experience with AMC on ‘The Making of the Mob: New York’ and to get to explore a second season focusing on Al Capone and Chicago is a dream” (via Variety).
In other AMC news, the cable network ordered the docudrama, The West, straight to series. The West is another Stephen David Entertainment production and it will explore western legends and cowboys. The series is set to be a mixture of documentary footage and dramatic scenes. It will premiere in the summer of 2016 in eight installments (The Hollywood Reporter).
AMC’s The Making Of The Mob: Chicago and The West are set to debut in 2016.