McMafia Overview & Latest News
McMafia is a British 60 minute scripted thriller television series, which kicked off on January 1, 2018, on BBC One and is broadcast every Sunday at 21:00. The show is currently in its 1st season.
BBC One has officially confirmed the renewal of McMafia for Season 2. The exact release date is yet to be announced so far. Sign up to track it down.
Alex Godman has spent his life trying to avoid the shadow of his family's criminal past, but when tragedy strikes, he is drawn into the world of international crime.
Timely global thriller McMafia will return to BBC One for a second series. McMafia series one had an overall average of 7.1 million viewers (28 days consolidated) Kicking off on New Year’s Day, it was the biggest new drama launch across any channel this year to date. It charted Alex Godman's (James Norton) journey deeper and deeper into the world of organised crime, eventually finding himself unable to resist the lures of corruption. The drama's clear relevance to the current world climate contributed greatly to both public and political debate, with new legislation on unexplained wealth orders dubbed "the McMafia Law".
Piers Wenger, Controller of BBC Drama, says: "McMafia's blend of topicality and killer storytelling struck a chord with audiences and significantly added to the discourse around Anglo-Russian relations and we are excited to be returning to that world in the safe and brilliant hands of James and Hoss for series two."