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Based On A True Story

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Based On A True Story
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Based On A True Story

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Based On A True Story
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Based On A True Story

ComedyDrama • TV-MA • 1 Season • 8 Episodes • TV Series • 2023

True Crime is an obsession that never dies.

A couple starts a true crime podcast with a killer twist and finds themselves in way over their heads.

Starring: Kaley Cuoco, Chris Messina, Tom Bateman, Priscilla Quintana, Liana Liberato, Natalia Dyer, Alex Alomar Akpobome, Aisha Alfa, Annabelle Dexter-Jones, Li Jun Li, June Diane Raphael, Brandon Keener, Jessica St. Clair, Claire Holt, Miles Mussenden, Sebastian Quinn, Belmont Cameli, Aaron Staton, Timm Sharp, Yvonne Senat Jones, Lizze Broadway, Ever Carradine, Pierson Fode
Creator / Showrunner / Executive Producer / Writer: Craig Rosenberg
Executive Producers: Jason Bateman, Michael Costigan
Star / Executive Producer: Kaley Cuoco
Director (101, 108) / Executive Producer (all eps): Alex Buono
Co-Executive Producers: Roxie Rodriguez and Melissa Blake

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Certified Fresh by Rotten Tomatoes

Season 1 Episode 1

The Great American Art Form

S1 E1 . 55m
A realtor and a former tennis star struggle to stay afloat as a serial killer puts LA on alert.

Season 1 Episode 2


S1 E2 . 49m
Ava and Nathan try to maintain appearances; detectives question Nathan at work; Matt asks to meet.

Season 1 Episode 3

Who's Next

S1 E3 . 49m
Ava and Nathan spar with Matt for creative control; Nathan struggles to keep his story straight.

Season 1 Episode 4

The Survivor

S1 E4 . 52m
Ava, Nathan and Matt attend a true crime convention; a surprise panelist threatens the podcast.

Season 1 Episode 5

Ted Bundy Bottle Opener

S1 E5 . 25m
After a shocking incident at CrimeCon, Ava and Nathan probe Matt for the truth.

Season 1 Episode 6

Love You, Buzzfeed

S1 E6 . 33m
Ava and Nathan attend a charity auction at Ruby’s mansion, where new and old wounds are laid bare.

Season 1 Episode 7

National Geographic

S1 E7 . 28m
Nathan reckons with a devastating failure; Ava confronts her buyer; Matt takes a new approach.

Season 1 Episode 8

The Universe

S1 E8 . 29m
With the cards finally on the table, Ava and Nathan race against time to prevent a tragedy.

Based On A True Story Cast

Kaley Cuoco
Ava Bartlett
Ava is a true-crime obsessed realtor whose life collides with an infamous serial killer terrorizing Los Angeles.

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Based On A True Story premiered on June 8, 2023 on Peacock.

Based On A True Story was created by Craig Rosenberg and Jason Bateman.