|The Making of the Mob|
|Narrated by||Ray Liotta|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||2|
|No. of episodes||16 (list of episodes)|
|Original release||June 15, 2015 –|
August 29, 2016
The Making of the Mob is an American television docu-series detailing the emergence of organized crime in 20th-century America. The series premiered on June 15, 2015, on AMC, and is narrated by actor Ray Liotta. The series also features intercuts within each episode of archival footage and interviews with historians, authors, actors, law enforcement personnel, and family members. On July 31, 2015, AMC renewed the series for a second season of eight episodes, which premiered on July 11, 2016.
See also: List of The Making of the Mob episodes
Main article: The Making of the Mob: New York
The first season, subtitled New York, highlighted Lucky Luciano, his rise in the New York City Mafia, and the creation of the Five Families.
Main article: The Making of the Mob: Chicago
The second season, subtitled Chicago, focuses on the origin of Al Capone, his Chicago Outfit, and their expansion into the Midwestern U.S.
On January 10, 2015, AMC ordered the series as a "special event" miniseries to air in mid-2015. On July 31, 2015, two weeks after the series premiere, AMC renewed it for a second season to air in mid-2016.
The first season received mixed responses from television critics and a Metacritic score of 59 out of 100, based on six reviews, indicating "mixed or average reviews". The review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes reported a 40% "rotten" critics rating based on five reviews.