Magic City

Ended Friday / 7:00pm Starz US 55 min.
As Frank Sinatra rings in a new year in the grand ballroom of Miami Beach's most luxurious dream palace the Miramar Hotel its visionary leader, Ike Evans, must deal with the Mob, his complicated family and a city in the midst of dramatic change as Fidel Castro takes control of Cuba, just 200 miles offshore. By day the hotel at the center of "Magic City" is all diving clown acts and cha-cha lessons by the pool, but at night Miami Beach reveals a darker truth. Dopers, dealers, strippers, gangsters and those who arrest them drift together to hear the top nightclub acts perform. Just beneath the surface, racial tensions stir. Ike must deal with all of this, even while global intrigue is brewing right under his roof.

Season 2

8 Episodes

Ike and Ben's future rests on the outcome of the gambling bill; Klein considers Ike's offer regarding the Butcher; the end approaches for Stevie and Lily; Vera is overwhelmed with grief.
Aug 09 2013
Ike's deal to run the Havana hotels hurts his ties to Victor. Stevie starts a new job with Ben. Klein swears to destroy Ike as passage of the gambling bill nears. Sy Berman arrives in Miami.
Aug 02 2013
Stevie's sex and booze-soaked deejay convention takes over the hotel. Mercedes makes a revelation to Vera. Ike's plot to fix the Cuban lottery begins. Ben seeks revenge in the wrong places.
Jul 26 2013
Ike and Meg grow close as Meg uses connections to fight the gambling bill. Vera must face reality about her dancing future. Danny's world roils due to the busted arms deal. Ben makes Stevie an offer.
Jul 19 2013
Ike makes mob boss Sy Berman a risky offer - Havana for the Miramar Playa. Danny commits to Jack Klein and learns the truth about Ben Diamond. Ben ruins an arms deal with the Cubans, with tragic results.
Jul 12 2013
Ike goes to Cuba to retrieve Maria's ashes and set his plan to oust Ben in motion. Stevie is lured deeper into Ben's world. Stevie offers a chemical solution when Vera struggles with exhausting rehearsals.
Jun 28 2013
Ike launches a risky plan to rid the Miramar Playa of Ben Diamond; Ben seeks permission to kill Ike; Stevie and Lily have a real date; Vera is threatened by Meg; Ben hosts a depraved Seder.
Jun 21 2013
Ike's wife and son learn about his silent partners as they scramble to raise bail; Ben, fearing Ike will crumble under the pressure of the murder charge, offers unexpected aid.
Jun 14 2013

Season 1

8 Episodes

Lily and Stevie's affair becomes dangerous for them both and Judi finds herself in Klein's hands.. meanwhile, Mercedes and her father receive some bad news.
Jun 01 2012
Things are going badly for Ike: Meg turns down his offer, he is caught lying to Ben and Klein shows him damning evidence. Meanwhile, Stevie's affair comes back to haunt him.
May 18 2012
Ben and Ike bet heavily on a boxing match and Vera receives another cancellation from Jackie Kennedy. Meanwhile, Danny receives photos intended for Stevie and the DA makes an important discovery.
May 11 2012
Photos of Lily and Stevie become public, while Danny and Mercedes romance grows. Meanwhile, Ike protects Judi from Ben and Vera tries to get pregnant.
May 04 2012
While Ike has to deal with a break in at his hotel, Vera begins planning an extravagant charity function that she hopes Jackie Kennedy will attend. Elsewhere, Victor struggles to get his wife out of Cuba.
Apr 27 2012
Ike tries to bribe officials to legalize casino gambling. An old friend visits Vera, and Ben wonders if his wife is faithful. Ike contacts his wealthy ex-sister-in-law for a favor.
Apr 20 2012
Ike Faces the disappearance of Mike Strauss while DA Klein attacks organized crime through Ike's law-student son. Meanwhile, Stevie Evans' affair with Lily Diamond heats up.
Apr 13 2012
Ike Evans, owner of Miami's most glamorous hotel, needs his 1958 NYE concert to be a smash. He makes a deal with mobster Ben Diamond to ensure success that threatens his life and family.
Mar 30 2012