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BASED ON A TRUE STORY

From the Creative Minds of Craig Rosenberg, Jason Bateman and Michael Costigan, Starring Kaley Cuoco and Chris Messina, BASED ON A TRUE STORY Premieres Exclusively on Peacock June 8 With All Episodes

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A NOTE FROM CRAIG ROSENBERG, CREATOR / SHOWRUNNER / EXECUTIVE PRODUCER / WRITER

Over the last decade, a true crime phenomenon has swept over America. Podcasts, documentaries, fictional shows based on true stories – they dominate the culture. Murderers have become celebrities and celebrities have become murderers which inspired me to create this show.

Based on a True Story

Peacock // Season 2
Kaley Cuoco also stars in the dark comedic thriller, about a realtor, a plumber and a former tennis star whose lives ...

I became fascinated with the idea of a relatable married couple whose youthful dreams hadn’t come to fruition and who saw the true crime tidal wave as an opportunity to change their lives and save their marriage. Our Los Angeles setting – the city where everybody wants to be famous – became a vivid backdrop to our story of fame, ambition, aspiration and murder.

Please sit back and join Ava and Nathan as they try to navigate the dangerous proposal they make.


ABOUT THE SERIES

SERIES DESCRIPTION:

A dark comedic thriller, BASED ON A TRUE STORY is about a realtor, a former tennis star and a plumber who seize a unique opportunity to capitalize on America’s obsession with true crime.

CAST:

Emmy Award nominee Kaley Cuoco (The Flight Attendant) stars as ‘Ava Bartlett,’ alongside Chris Messina (Air) as ‘Nathan’ and Tom Bateman (Thirteen Lives) as ‘Matt’ in your next obsession.


ABOUT THE SERIES:

Launch date: June 8, 2023

Creator / Showrunner / Executive Producer / Writer: Craig Rosenberg (The Boys, Gen V)

Executive Producers: Jason Bateman, Michael Costigan (Aggregate Films)

Director (101, 108) / Executive Producer (all eps): Alex Buono

Co-Executive Producers: Roxie Rodriguez (Aggregate Films) and Melissa Blake

Cast: Kaley Cuoco, Chris Messina, Tom Bateman, Priscilla Quintana, Liana Liberato, Natalia Dyer, Alex Alomar Akpobome, Aisha Alfa, Annabelle Dexter-Jones, Li Jun Li

Studio: UCP, a division of Universal Studio Group

Format: Dark comedic thriller, 8 episodes

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