In new trailer for Peacock’s Based on a True Story, murder’s just podcast content

A woman in a gray sweater shrugging and holding her hands up while sitting in a booth next to a man wearing a pink collared shirt beneath a gray sweater.
Kaley Cuoco as Ava Bartlett and Chris Messina as Nathan Bartlett. | Peacock

Most true crime podcasters try to stress that, while their shows are for entertainment purposes, they come from a place of respect and aren’t just exercises in fantasizing about what it would be like to live as a crime scene investigator. But in the first trailer for Peacock’s new series Based on a True Story, a couple’s homemade show about their neighbor’s untimely death is just the first step toward them living their murder-solving dreams and maybe making a bit of cash along the way.

From executive producers Craig Rosenberg and Jason Bateman, Based on a True Story tells the tale of husband and wife duo Ava (Kaley Cuoco) and Nathan Bartlett (Chris Messina) — a happy couple who finds themselves strapped for cash just as they’re expecting…

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