Trevor McDonald Meets the Mafia for ITV

Trevor McDonald will interview some of the top Mafia ring-leaders in a two-part documentary about prison inmates to be aired on ITV. Trevor brought in 6 million viewers when he presented “Death Row” and another 4+ million viewers wtih “”Women Behind Bars”.


Trevor McDonald

Plum Pictures’ The Mafia with Trevor McDonald follows the presenter as he explores the lives of individuals heavily connected with the organised crime network.

During the 2 x 60-minute documentary McDonald will spend time with ‘made men’ who climbed to the top of the hierarchy, undercover law enforcement figures, individuals who managed to break out and the families of those involved.

The programme was shot on location in New York, Miami, Philadelphia and Southern California. It was commissioned by ITV controller of factual Jo Clinton-Davis and director of factual Richard Klein, and was produced by Lisa Keane and Max Andrews. Tom Willis is series producer for the show.


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While most of us try to stay out of jail, Trevor McDonald has a habit of getting inside of them — but for the purpose of interviewing those who landed there. It’s an intriguing world of fallen thieves and murders that captivates British viewers which Trevor McDonald presents very well. This upcoming 2-part series will be just as popular as his previous two.