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The Best Based On True Story TV Shows on CBS All Access

The Best Based On True Story TV Shows on CBS All Access

Finding a good Based On True Story TV show to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Based On True Story TV shows of all time streaming on CBS All Access.

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1. American Soul

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7.1/10
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54/100
Year: 2019-2021Rated: TV-14Seasons: 2
Drama

What it's about: The story of entrepreneur Don Cornelius, who developed the Soul Train show, which rose to prominence in the 1970s.

Where to Watch: 1 episodes (6%) are available to watch free online (BET). 10 episodes (56%) are available to stream on a subscription service (BET+ & Paramount+). 17 episodes (94%) are available to stream on a TV everywhere service (BET).

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2. Manhunt

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7.4/10
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69/100
Year: 2019-2021Seasons: 2
Biography, Crime

What it's about: The true story of London Metropolitan police detective Colin Sutton's manhunt for serial killer Levi Bellfield.

Where to Watch: 6 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla, AcornTV & Paramount+). 3 episodes (50%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (Google Play, Vudu & YouTube).

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3. Interrogation

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7.4/10
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62/100
Year: 2020-2021Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Drama, Crime

What it's about: Based on a true story that spanned more than 30 years in which a young man was charged and convicted of brutally murdering his mother. Each episode is structured around an interrogation taken directly from the real police case files, with the goal of turning the viewer into a detective.

Where to Watch: 10 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a subscription service (Paramount+).

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4. Strange Angel

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Year: 2018-2021Rated: TV-MASeasons: 3
Science-Fiction, Drama

What it's about: The story of the mysterious and brilliant Jack Parsons in 1940s Los Angeles as by day he helps birth the discipline of American rocketry and by night is a performer of sex magick rituals and a disciple to occultist Aleister Crowley.

Where to Watch: 17 episodes (85%) are available to stream on a subscription service (Paramount+). 10 episodes (50%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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