The series reveals the true stories behind the rise, reign, and fall of the world’s most infamous drug lords, from Colombian kingpin Pablo Escobar to “American Gangster” Frank Lucas, one of the most notorious gangsters in US history.
Told by the men and women directly involved in the cases themselves – the cops, crooks, and closest associates on either side of the law – each hour of Drug Lords provides an unprecedented 360° perspective on the world’s most notorious narcos and their tragically violent rule.
The 8 episodes take an intimate look at some of the most feared and ruthless criminals across the world, bringing their stories to life with unprecedented access and dramatic recreations of the key events in the rise and fall of these infamous gangsters.
Production: ITN Productions
Exec Producer: Michael Welsh & Jim Lindsay
Series Producer: Chris Boulding