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March 29, 2015

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Christmas," 2014) told TV Media. "In preparation for the role, I could contact him at any point. When we were doing the exterior shots in Arizona, he came down and he was accessible to all of us. I still talk to him pretty much on a daily basis now." son finale airs Tuesday, March 31, on History. Falco is a fascinating man. Born and raised in Los Angeles, he saw his life take a turn for the worse that landed him at rock bottom. After being con- tracted by the ATF to infiltrate the Vagos in 2003 (and later the Mongols and Outlaws), he quickly rose through the ranks of the biker gangs and gath- ered evidence that led to 62 total arrests. Now, due to the nature of his past efforts, Falco is in the witness protection program. This, however, doesn't stop him from actively being involved in telling his story — spearheading "Gangland," writing for the show and even appearing before each episode. "Right from the start, he was available to me," "Gangland's" star Damon Runyan ("One Starry informant is none other than Charles Falco, a burly man whose exploits as an under- cover operator for the DEA and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in three of the most notoriously dangerous biker gangs in SoCal are the stuff of legends. In 2013, Falco published a memoir detailing his rise as an undercover agent titled "Vagos, Mongols, and Outlaws: My Infiltration of America's Deadliest Biker Gangs." Now, History has cre- ated a six-episode fact-based drama that draws its material from the book and Falco him- self, and offers viewers a look inside the life of this zero- turned-hero of sorts. With only one episode left, it's time to hunker down as "Gangland Undercover" brings the chills and the thrills when the sea- By Cassie Dresch TV Media I t's a story right out of Hollywood. A man, fully immersed in the drug culture of Southern California, deals methamphetamine to the tune of more than $500,000 a year. The only direction he's headed is straight to the pen, espe- cially after he's caught in a raid by the Drug Enforcement Agency. Except, the DEA gives him a choice: go to prison for 22 years with no chance of parole or become an under- cover informant. While it may seem almost too good to be true, there's no denying that this story did, in fact, take place. The born-again Wishbone Restaurant 2 x 6.5" TV March 29 - April 4, 2015 TIFTAREA Damon Runyan stars in "Gangland Undercover" SUNDAY DAYTIME MARCH 29, 2015 10 AM 10:30 11 AM 11:30 12 PM 12:30 1 PM 1:30 2 PM 2:30 3 PM 3:30 4 PM 4:30 5 PM 5:30 6 PM 6:30

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