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Crime and Investigations nabs American Gangster

A&E Television has acquired three seasons of factual series American Gangster from Viacom-backed US cable net BET.

The show will be transmitted on AETN’s Crime & Investigation Network around the world and, as part of the deal, AETN’s international distribution division will handle sales of the show to other third party broadcasters.

The show, narrated by movie star Ving Rhames, chronicles the life and times of various infamous US crime bosses.