×
You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

AMC Renews ‘The Making of the Mob’ for Season 2 Based in Chicago

“The Making of the Mob” has been renewed for Season 2, AMC announced Friday at the Television Critics’ Assn. press tour.

The second season, given an eight-episode order, will revolve around the Chicago underworld, rather than New York, which the freshman season covered.

“The Making of the Mob: Chicago” will document the emergence of organized crime in Middle America, focusing on Al Capone, following the iconic gangster’s early days in New York to his prolonged war with the Irish gangs of Chicago to his battles with Eliot Ness.

“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,” said exec producer Stephen David, president of Stephen David Entertainment, which also produced the first installment.

“Making of the Mob” has been a steady performer on Mondays for AMC this summer. Through six episodes in Nielsen’s “live plus-3” estimates, it averaged a 0.41 rating in adults 18-49, a 0.52 rating in adults 25-54 and 1.52 million viewers overall.

“The Making of the Mob: Chicago” is slated to bow in 2016.

Rick Kissell contributed to this report.

More TV

  • WGA Agents Packaging Fight Placeholder

    Judge in Writers Guild Suit Against Agencies Replaced Again

    Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Elaine W. Mandel has replaced Craig D. Karlan to handle the Writers Guild of America’s lawsuit against Hollywood’s four major talent agencies. Mandel was appointed Wednesday. She is the third judge assigned to the case, which was filed April 17 by the WGA against CAA, WME, UTA and ICM Partners [...]

  • Andy Cohen Desperate Housewives E

    TV News Roundup: Bravo Announces First Ever BravoCon

    In today’s roundup, Bravo announces its first ever BravoCon and the trailer for the fourth season of “Queen Sugar” dropped.  DATES The buddy comedy “Partners in Wine,” starring Lauren White and Jasmine Curry, will be available for streaming on Amazon Tuesday, May 28. It follows best friends Mia and Anne, who support, challenge, and judge [...]

  • Contract Placeholder Business WGA ATA Agent

    Agencies Offer to Restart Talks With WGA to End Packaging Fee Standoff

    Hollywood’s largest talent agencies have offered to restart negotiations with the WGA to end the standoff over the guild’s effort to impose new rules on talent agents. In a letter to WGA West president David Goodman sent Wednesday, UTA co-president Jay Sures extended an olive branch and suggested resuming talks next week. UTA later sent [...]

  • Martin Short

    Martin Short Joins Whitney Cummings, Lee Daniels Amazon Comedy Pilot 'Good People'

    The cast of the Amazon comedy pilot “Good People” continues to grow, with Martin Short becoming the latest big name star to sign on to the project. Short joins previously announced cast members Lisa Kudrow, Greg Kinnear, and Whitney Cummings. Cummings is also writing and executive producing the pilot with Lee Daniels. “Good People” centers [...]

  • 100 Most-Watched TV Shows of 2018-19:

    100 Most-Watched TV Shows of 2018-19: Winners and Losers

    As traditional ratings continue to decline, so do the networks’ reliance on those numbers as a benchmark. Nowhere was it more noticeable than at this month’s upfronts presentations in New York, where the “r” word on everyone’s tongues wasn’t “ratings” — it was “reach.” Sure, everyone still touted their No. 1 status when they could [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content