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Best TV Shows  and Series Based On True Stories

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Ridhika Gupta
Captivated from life, showing it here. You got a query, I got the answer. Exploring the world of writers. Currently, a content writing intern at Deasilex.

Fictional characters are loved and admired by most. We try to relate our lives with those fictional characters and end up obsessing on them. But watching a movie or show that you know is based on a real-life story is even more fascinating. Here I present you some best TV shows and series Based On True Stories that will leave you wanting for more. 

What makes a real-life event turn into a scripted movie or show? It’s the significance it holds that feels to be shared among the masses and the inspiring story that holds power to change lives. I have watched many such movies that are inspired by true stories and would love to share some of the best with you all.

The best  TV Shows and Series Based On True Stories are Alias Grace, John Adams, American Crime Story, Feud: Battle and John, Glow, Mindhunter, Narcos, Orange Is the New Black, Band of Brothers, and Victoria. 

Find out their release dates, their creators, in which genre these movies fall, and many other things about these Best TV Shows and Series Based On True Stories in this post. 

Best TV Shows and Series Based On True Stories 

Here you go with the most liked documentaries, comedy-drama, thriller, and fictional Best TV Shows, and Series Based On True Stories. Binge-Watch these amazing TV series and be a witness of the reality. 

Alias Grace

Best TV Shows  and Series Based On True Stories; Alias Grace

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This is a drama miniseries on Canadian television. This TV show is based on a true story based on a novel of the same name written by Margaret Atwood. Mary Harron is the director of the movie. This miniseries has a total of 6 episodes. The series is available in the English language.

IMDb ratings: 7.8/10

John Adams

Best TV Shows  and Series Based On True Stories; John Adams
Source: The New York Times

This is a TV mini-series based on the political life of the U.S. President. The role of John Adams was depicted by Paul Giamatti. Tom Hooper is the director of the series. This TV mini-series has a total of 7 episodes till now available in English. This series was originally released on HBO on April 27, 2008. There is also a biopic of John Adams which tells his story of finding the United States.

American Crime Story

Best TV Shows  and Series Based On True Stories; American Crime Story
Source: Medium

This is a true-crime TV series and an American Anthology. This series has 2 seasons and 19 episodes till now. All the episodes and the seasons hold a different real-life story. The developers of this TV series are Larry Karaszewski, Tom Rob Smith, and Scott Alexander. Season 1 is based on the novel “The Run Of His Life: The People v.o. J.Simpson written by Jeffrey Toobin. This got released on February 2, 2016.

Feud: Bettle and Joan

Best TV Shows  and Series Based On True Stories; Feud: Bettle and Joan
Source: Time Magazine

This is a docudrama series starring Jessica Lange, Susan Sarandon, Jackie Hoffman, and many more. There are 8 episodes of this TV miniseries. This series is highly appreciated and praised by its critics. It got released on March 5 – April 23, 2017, on the FX network. Michael Zam, Ryan Murphy, and Jaffe Cohen are the creators of this series.

Glow

Best TV Shows  and Series Based On True Stories; Glow
Source: Deadline

This is a comedy-drama and sports TV series. Carly Mensch and Liz Flahive are the creators of this series. There are in total 3 seasons of this series and 30 episodes. The series began from June 23, 2017, to August 9, 2019, on Netflix. The final season got delayed due to the pandemic shutdown.

Mindhunter

Best TV Shows  and Series Based On True Stories; Mindhunter
Source: The News Minute

Mindhunter is a crime thriller American TV series based on the book “Mindhunter: Inside the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit” written by Mark Lishaker and John E. Douglas. This series has a total of 2 seasons and 19 episodes till now available in English. It got released on October 13, 2017.

Narcos

Best TV Shows  and Series Based On True Stories; Narcos
Source: Netflix

This is a crime drama Biographical American TV series. Doug Miro, Carlo Bernard, and Chris Brancato are the creators of this series. This series has 3 seasons and 30 episodes till now available in English and Spanish languages. You can watch Narcos on Netflix. This TV series is about drug dealing and its opposition.

Orange Is the New Black

Best TV Shows  and Series Based On True Stories; Orange Is the New Black
Source: Amazon.com

This comedy-drama TV series is streaming on Netflix since July 26, 2019. It has 7 seasons and 91 episodes till now that you can enjoy anytime on Netflix. Jenji Kohan is the creator of the series. This series is based on the book “Orange is the new Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison” written by Piper Kerman. The series is available in English.

Band of Brothers

Best TV Shows  and Series Based On True Stories; Band of Brothers
Source: Variety

This mini-series is a war drama genre series. Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks are the creators of this series. It has 10 episodes till now with a single-season available in English. These episodes got released from September 9 to November 4, 2001. This drama series is based on the book Band of Brothers written by Stephen E. Ambrose.

Victoria

Best TV Shows  and Series Based On True Stories; Victoria
Source: The Young Folks

It’s a British Historical drama television series having 3 seasons and 25 episodes till now available in English. This series was released on 28th August 2016. Daisy Goodwin is the creator of this historical drama. This series was originally released on ITV. This is based on the true story of Queen Victoria’s Life.

Conclusion

Hope you like watching these Best TV Shows and Series Based On True Stories. All these were my personal favorites. Renovate your binge-watching list with these TV shows and enjoy the theme of reality. Do share your views about these movies with us in the comments box below. 

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