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The Best Based On True Story TV Shows on NatGeo

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 NatGeo.

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1. Genius

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74/100
Year: 2017-2021Rated: TV-14Seasons: 4
Drama, Biography

What it's about: The life stories of history's greatest minds. From their days as young adults to their final years we see their discoveries, loves, relationships, causes, flaws and genius.

Where to Watch: 4 episodes (14%) are available to watch free online (NatGeo). 28 episodes (97%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu). 8 episodes (28%) are available to stream on a TV everywhere service (NatGeo). 28 episodes (97%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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2. The Long Road Home

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66/100
Year: 2017-2021Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Action & Adventure

What it's about: Relive a heroic fight for survival during the Iraq War, when the 1st Cavalry Division from Fort Hood was ferociously ambushed on April 4, 2004, in Sadr City, Baghdad — a day that came to be known in military annals as “Black Sunday.”

Where to Watch: 6 episodes (75%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu & fuboTV). 6 episodes (75%) are available to stream on a TV everywhere service (NatGeo). 6 episodes (75%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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