October 12, 2023

Peacock announced today that Based on a True Story has been renewed for Season 2. The news comes four months after the comedic thriller released its freshman run to a favorable reception from both viewers and critics.

A satire of the true crime genre with elements that are loosely inspired by true events, the series follows Nathan and Ava, a married couple struggling to stay afloat in their lives. As a serial killer starts to make headlines in Los Angeles, they team up with a plumber to seize a unique opportunity to capitalize on everyone's obsession with true crime.