Now Streaming on DIRECTV

Now Streaming

Watch Now

Godfather of Harlem (2019)

TV-MA CrimeDrama 56m

Harlem is mine.


Loosely based on infamous crime boss Bumpy Johnson, who in the early 1960s returned from ten years in prison to find the neighborhood he once ruled in shambles. With the streets controlled by the Italian mob, Bumpy attempts to regain his piece of Harlem.

  1. Chris Brancato


  2. Paul Eckstein


Series Cast

  1. Forest Whitaker

    Forest Whitaker

    Bumpy Johnson

    16 Episodes

  2. Vincent D'Onofrio

    Vincent D'Onofrio

    Vincent “Chin” Gigante

    16 Episodes

  3. Ilfenesh Hadera

    Ilfenesh Hadera

    Mayme Johnson

    16 Episodes

  4. Antoinette Crowe-Legacy

    Antoinette Crowe-Legacy


    16 Episodes

  5. Nigel Thatch

    Malcolm X

    16 Episodes

  6. Kelvin Harrison Jr.

    Kelvin Harrison Jr.

    Teddy Greene

    16 Episodes

  7. Lucy Fry

    Lucy Fry


    16 Episodes

  8. Paul Sorvino

    Paul Sorvino

    Frank Costello

    16 Episodes

  9. Giancarlo Esposito

    Giancarlo Esposito

    Adam Clayton Powell Jr.

    16 Episodes

  10. View More

Full Cast & Crew

Current Season

Godfather of Harlem

Season 2

2021 | 6 Episodes

Season 2 finds Bumpy battling the New York Crime Families for control of the lucrative and murderous “French Connection,” the pipeline for heroin that runs from Marseilles to New York Harbor. With a distribution syndicate that includes black crime bosses from other major U.S. cities, Bumpy takes a cue from his friend Malcolm X’s message of black economic nationalism.

View All Seasons

Godfather of Harlem
Godfather of Harlem


Status Returning Series


  • See more TV shows from Epix...

Type Scripted

Original Language English


Content Score


Yes! Looking good!

Top Contributors

Popularity Trend

Login to report an issue

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.

Can't find a movie or TV show? Login to create it.


s focus the search bar
p open profile menu
esc close an open window
? open keyboard shortcut window

On media pages

b go back (or to parent when applicable)
e go to edit page

On TV season pages

(right arrow) go to next season
(left arrow) go to previous season

On TV episode pages

(right arrow) go to next episode
(left arrow) go to previous episode

On all image pages

a open add image window

On all edit pages

t open translation selector
ctrl+ s submit form

On discussion pages

n create new discussion
w toggle watching status
p toggle public/private
c toggle close/open
a open activity
r reply to discussion
l go to last reply
ctrl+ enter submit your message
(right arrow) next page
(left arrow) previous page

Want to rate or add this item to a list?