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Did you know that Crime Story Media has a Patreon page where you can subscribe to get our content early and ad-free. The Jury Duty Crime Story Patreon has a "court rat" tier, and for just $5 per month you all Jury Duty episodes ad-free as well as full access to Crime Story Media catalog — including our Storyteller Interview Series featuring Kary Antholis' conversations with ground-breaking, award-winning storytellers like David Simon, George Pelecanos, Vince Gilligan, and David Chase; all of our Amanda Knox Project opinion and interview pieces; and Judge Katherine Mader’s INSIDE THE ROBE. In the...

“Black Bird” Breaking Through With Audiences

Crime Story-produced Black Bird on AppleTV+ is showing signs of intensifying popularity with audiences and critics alike. Industry trend analysts Parrot Analytics relorted that Black Bird was the # 1 “trending recently released show in the US” according to the Film Updates Twitter account (which reaches 328,200 followers). Legendary novelist Stephen King tweeted “BLACK BIRD (Apple+): Brilliant and riveting. A Dennis Lehane masterpiece. All episodes now available.” That tweet itself was liked over 6,300 times. And the Rotten Tomatoes Critics and Audience ratings for the limited series went up to new highs of 99% and 96% respectively. You can find full coverage of...

UPDATE: Sonja Sohn’s “The Slow Hustle” Nominated for Emmy; Produced in Association With Crime Story Media

Director Sonja Sohn’s The Slow Hustle, was nominated for News & Documentary Emmy in the Crime and Justice Documentary category. Sohn shared the news of the nomination on her Instagram saying, "Congratulations to the entire cast and team behind this film. It was my honor & privilege to offer a lens into the complexities of finding justice in today's biased world. A special deep, heartfelt thanks to the Suiter family for allowing access to their lives during such a challenging time. Your grace and authenticity - and Sean's life, speak for themselves." Here is the post: https://www.instagram.com/p/Cgkyq8wuosm/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link The documentary explores the cost of...

‘Black Bird’ Released to Universal Acclaim; Profile of Crime Story Media Published by Deadline

This week, Apple TV+ released Black Bird, a new limited series executive produced by Crime Story Media and so far, it's received a slew of rave reviews from critics and a 98% Certified Fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Here are a few excerpts from those reviews: Apple TV+’s prison-set drama series capitalizes on Egerton’s movie-star charisma and twists it into something darker and much more haunting than he’s ever been on screen. - The Daily Beast The riveting Black Bird sustains six hours of tension in its telling of a remarkable true story. - RogerEbert.com This taut and compelling series is all...

“Black Bird” Gets L.A. Premiere and Early Reviews

Black Bird, the Crime Story Media-produced limited series which debuts on Apple TV+ next Friday, July 8 had its world premiere in Los Angeles on Wednesday. Here is an early review from The Playlist. Among the highlights is this: "Black Bird is the type of expertly built, thoughtfully crafted drama that makes its seams invisible, so that it’s nearly impossible to point to any one section of the six-hour story and declare it the reason the show is so good."  We've included some coverage of the premiere event below—check it out, and be sure to tune in when the limited series...

Black Bird Trailer Debuts on Apple TV+

Today, Apple unveiled the trailer for their upcoming original, Black Bird, starring Taron Egerton and Paul Walter Hauser. This six-episode limited series executive produced by showrunner Dennis Lehane and our own Kary Antholis, among others, is set to debut globally on Apple TV+ Friday, July 8th. Watch the official trailer in full, above! When high school football hero, decorated policeman’s son, and convicted drug dealer Jimmy Keene (Taron Egerton) is sentenced to 10 years in a minimum-security prison, he is given the choice of a lifetime—enter a maximum-security prison for the criminally insane and befriend suspected serial killer Larry Hall (Paul Walter...