The series ‘American Greed; is known by several names. Some of them are ‘American Greed: Scams, Scoundrels, and Suckers’ and ‘American Greed: Scams, Schemes, and Broken Dreams’. It is a primetime series that airs on CNBC. The subject matter for the show includes high-profile corporate and financial crimes that shocked the nation. The show is created by the Kurtis Productions based in Chicago. Each scenario in the program is explained by means of a narrator, the role of which is served by Stacy Keach Jr. The first season of the show premiered on June 21, 2007. Sharon Barrett and Charles Schaffer serve as its executive producers.
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The host of ‘American Greed’ is Stacy Keach Jr. Over the course of his career, he has often played the role of a private detective or someone serving in law enforcement. So, him narrating a series about crime seems a role befitting him. With an impeccable career in the theatre, he is a winner of multiple awards owing to his stage performances. He is a recipient of a star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame and has received a Golden Globe nomination for his role of detective Mike Hammer, which he has portrayed in a number of movies, TV shows and audio dramas. He is also known for playing the role of prison warden Henry Pope in popular TV series, ‘Prison Break‘. For his role in television miniseries, ‘Hemingway’, he had received a Primetime Emmy nomination and had won a Golden Globe for his performance. His other recent performances include titles like ‘Crowded’, ‘Man With A Plan‘ and ‘The Blacklist‘. He is also a pianist, composer and songwriter.
Recently, he had suffered a mild heart attack while on stage starring in “Pamplona” at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago. “I’m going to get back on the horse,” Keach said in an interview. “It was the most bizarre experience of my life, I tell you. I was told I had a heart attack. I had no pain but it was like a fog had rolled in. I am very optimistic that won’t happen again. And I am so grateful to the people of Chicago for asking me back.”
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In the first episode of season 12 that aired on February 26, 2018, it began with a profile of “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli, who illegally increases the price of a life-saving drug by 5000 per cent. Episode 2 aired on March 5, 2018. This episode covers the story of two doctors who are responsible for illegally prescribing opioids that are potentially life-threatening drugs but as long as they are earning millions, they aren’t bothered.