Set in 1959 Miami, Florida shortly after the Cuban Revolution, Magic City tells the story of Ike Evans, the owner of Miami's most glamorous hotel, the Miramar Playa. Evans is forced to make an ill-fated deal with Miami mob boss Ben Diamond to ensure the success of his glitzy establishment.
Episode 1 - Crime and PunishmentRelease Date: 2013-06-14
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.
Episode 2 - Angels of DeathRelease Date: 2013-06-21
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.
Episode 3 - Adapt or DieRelease Date: 2013-06-28
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.
Episode 4 - CrossroadsRelease Date: 2013-07-12
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.
Episode 5 - World in ChangesRelease Date: 2013-07-19
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.
Episode 6 - Sitting on Top of the WorldRelease Date: 2013-07-26
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.
Episode 7 - ... And Your Enemies CloserRelease Date: 2013-08-02
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.
Episode 8 - The Sins of the FatherRelease Date: 2013-08-09
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.