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‘Black Bird’: Apple TV+ Unveils First Look at Their New Psychological Thriller

Apple TV+ is giving viewers their first look at the upcoming psychological thriller, Black Bird—a gritty and suspenseful, six-episode drama inspired by actual events, starring Taron Egerton and Paul Walter Hauser. 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 Hauser), or stay where he is and serve his full sentence with no possibility of parole. Keene quickly realizes his...

HBO Drops Teaser Trailer for ‘We Own This City’ Limited Series

HBO just released a teaser trailer for We Own This City—a limited series coming out on April 25 that's being executive produced by our founder, Kary Antholis. Based on the book by Baltimore Sun reporter Justin Fenton, We Own This City chronicles the rise and fall of the Baltimore Police Department’s Gun Trace Task Force and the corruption and moral collapse that befell an American city in which the policies of drug prohibition and mass arrest were championed at the expense of actual police work. Cast includes Jon Bernthal, Wunmi Mosaku, Jamie Hector, McKinley Belcher III, Darrell Britt-Gibson, Josh Charles,...

The People vs. Robert Durst: The Crime Story Collection

Here are links to episodes of Jury Duty: The Trial of Robert Durst Season 1 Episode 1: This Case Involves Three Different Murders Episode 2: A History of Violence Special Bonus: Covering Robert Durst (feat. Molly Miller and Sean Smith) Episode 3: Pine Barrens BREAKING NEWS: Adjournment to Spring and a Second Podcast Season Episode 4: Point Blank Episode 5: The Killing of Morris Black Episode 6: The Texas Trial of Robert Durst Episode 7: The Jinx Episode 8: After the Jinx Episode 9: Bob Doesn’t Make Good Decisions Episode 10: Let’s Talk About the Dismemberment Episode 11: No Evidence is Evidence Episode 12: Thank You for Your Time (Season Finale) Season 2 Trailer Premiere...

UPDATE: Firebug Is A 2022 Ambie Award Nominee

The film industry has the Academy Awards, the television industry has the Emmys, Broadway has the Tonys, and the music industry has the GRAMMYs. Until recently, there wasn't an award created specifically to recognize groundbreaking shows in the burgeoning world of podcasting, but this all changed with the formation of The Podcast Academy, a global Oscars-level podcasting award and education organization formed in June of 2020 that recognizes excellence in all areas of the podcast industry. This week, Firebug, a podcast hosted by our Producer, Kary Antholis, and produced by Truth Media in association with Crime Story Media, was nominated for...

Collections: The Trial of Kyle Rittenhouse

The material on this page is a collection of reporting on the trial of Kyle Rittenhouse for the murder of Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber, and the shooting of Gaige Gross. It is updated daily.

“Firebug” Named Top Ten Crime Podcast of 2021 by Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone Magazine yesterday placed the podcast Firebug, produced by Truth Media and created in association with Crime Story Media, on its list of the Top Ten Crime Podcasts of the year. In the article accompanying the list, Rolling Stone writer Andrea Marks writes: "...the way the podcast unfolds, the reveal of the flame-loving criminal’s identity sneaks up on listeners just like it shocked authorities at the time." In a post coinciding with Firebug's premiere, the podcast's host and Crime Story Media Publisher, Kary Antholis, said: "I’m hosting a new podcast called Firebug to explore the complex story of how a manuscript for a...