Depp v. Heard Lands NBC News Doc on How Social Media Warped Trial

The effects of social media on the Johnny Depp v. Amber Heard

verdict is now the focus of a NBC News documentary.

“A Marriage on Trial: Johnny Depp, Amber Heard, and Truth in the Age of Social

Media” will premiere July 13 at 10:30 p.m. ET on NBC News Now platform and

be available for streaming on demand on and Peacock.

The 30-minute doc will focus on the “two distinct reactions — those who couldn’t

get enough and those who received more than they wanted” to the Depp v.

Heard defamation trial, which ultimately resulted in Depp being awarded $15 million in damages.

overwhelmed social media, specifically TikTok, and what viewers missed if social media coverage was their only news source.