Genre: Documentary, Crime
Premise: As vicious gangsters, relentless drug barons and ruthless arms dealers brazenly leave carnage in their wake, law enforcement officials tasked with capturing the bandits -- dead or alive -- are on the prowl. American Heroes Channel profiles history's most memorable manhunts, task force shutdowns and undercover infiltrations, recounting in vivid detail thrilling chases and ultimate takedowns of notorious criminals like Medellin, cartel leader Pablo Escobar, crystal meth baron Joaquin ``El Chapo'' Guzman, Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, and Boston mobster Whitey Bulger. Each hourlong episode includes in-depth interviews with policemen, intelligence agents and eyewitnesses, presenting an inside look at the complex operations needed to bring down one of the world's most ruthless, elusive targets.
S01, E02 (First Aired: Aug. 19, 2015)
U.S. authorities join forces with Mexico to take down Joaquín ``El Chapo'' Guzmán, whose Sinaloa cartel supplies the United States with illegal drugs.
S01, E03 (First Aired: Aug. 26, 2015)
The Drug Enforcement Administration works to apprehend Colombian criminal Carlos Lehder as cocaine floods into the United States.