Mob City is a period drama based on the book L.A. Noir: The Struggle for the Soul of America’s Most Seductive City, capturing the true story of a decades-long conflict between the Los Angeles Police Department, under the determined leadership of Police Chief William Parker, and ruthless criminal elements led by Mickey Cohen, a one-time boxer who rose to the top of L.A.’s criminal world. The series is a fast-paced crime drama set in Los Angeles during post-World War II (the 1940s and '50s). It's a world of glamorous movie stars, powerful studio heads, returning war heroes, a powerful and corrupt police force and an even more dangerous criminal network determined to make L.A. its West Coast base. (Source: TNT Press )
Bugsy is acquitted, but the East Coast mobsters are not happy about the bad publicity, and Bugsy's childhood friend Meyer Lansky travels to L.A. to deliver the bad news about Bugsy's dream of a Las Vegas casino empire. Teague makes a deal with the devil that doesn't go well, and he refuses Stax advice to stay down. Mayor Bowron is impressed with Parker as a stand up guy and asks him to help clean up the corruption in the police department.