Organized crime is a franchise business in AMC’s ‘McMafia’


Watch an exclusive clip from AMC’s crime thriller ‘McMafia,’ starring James Norton as a Harvard-educated London investor who’s drawn into his immigrant family’s Russian mob connections.

If Goodfellas and The Sopranos signaled a wheezing, dying Italian-American Mafia, AMC’s McMafia presents organized crime as a robust global franchise business.

The eight-part miniseries (premiering Monday, 10 ET/PT), based on Misha Glenny’s 2008 non-fiction book, traces a network of corruption linked in cyberspace and often fueled by seemingly legitimate sources from the international banking system. 

“If you look at The Sopranos, there’s this notion of a criminal element on its last legs. What comes out of Misha’s book is the sense that it hasn’t

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