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True Crime is an obsession that never dies.


The lives of a realtor, a plumber and a former tennis star unexpectedly collide, exposing America’s obsession with true crime, murder and the slow-close toilet seat.

  1. Craig Rosenberg


Series Cast

  1. Kaley Cuoco as Ava Bartlett

    Kaley Cuoco

    Ava Bartlett

    8 Episodes

  2. Chris Messina as Nathan Bartlett

    Chris Messina

    Nathan Bartlett

    8 Episodes

  3. Tom Bateman as Matt Pierce

    Tom Bateman

    Matt Pierce

    8 Episodes

  4. Priscilla Quintana as Ruby Gale

    Priscilla Quintana

    Ruby Gale

    8 Episodes

  5. Liana Liberato as Tory Thompson

    Liana Liberato

    Tory Thompson

    8 Episodes

  6. Li Jun Li as Michelle

    Li Jun Li


    5 Episodes

  7. Sebastian Quinn as Carlos

    Sebastian Quinn


    5 Episodes

  8. Annabelle Dexter-Jones as Serena

    Annabelle Dexter-Jones


    4 Episodes

  9. Aisha Alfa as Carolyn

    Aisha Alfa


    4 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 1


2023 • 8 Episodes

Season 1 of Based on a True Story premiered on June 8, 2023.

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(1x8, June 8, 2023) Season Finale

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Based on a True Story
Based on a True Story


Status Returning Series


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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