Apple TV+ picks up award-winning anthology drama series “Truth Be Told” for third season
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About Truth Be Told TV Show
Maisha Closson joins season three as showrunner and executive producer
Apple TV+ announced today that the NAACP Image Award-winning mystery anthology series "Truth Be Told," starring and executive produced by Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer, has been renewed for a third season. Created and executive produced by Nichelle Tramble Spellman, season three of "Truth Be Told" will be helmed by Maisha Closson ("Claws," "How to Get Away with Murder") who will also serve as showrunner and executive producer. The complete first and second seasons of the addictive series are now streaming on Apple TV+.
"I am excited that the Poppy Scoville journey will continue to unfold on Apple TV+. And, I'm just thrilled to welcome Maisha Closson as our new showrunner and executive producer," said creator and executive producer Nichelle Tramble Spellman. "Can't wait to show you all what we have in store for you."
"'Truth Be Told' continues to captivate audiences around the world with its strong performances from Octavia Spencer and the cast, as well as the riveting storytelling from the immensely talented Nichelle Tramble Spellman," said Matt Cherniss, head of development, Apple Worldwide Video. "We, along with the show's global fans, can't wait for the story to continue in season three."
Descending into the world of true-crime podcasts, "Truth Be Told" stars Octavia Spencer as podcaster 'Poppy Scoville,' who risks everything - including her life - to pursue truth and justice. Based on the novel by Kathleen Barber, the series provides a unique glimpse into America's obsession with true crime podcasts and challenges its viewers to consider the consequences when the pursuit of justice is placed on a public stage. The second season of "Truth Be Told" introduced Academy Award nominee Kate Hudson in her first lead role in a television series, starring as 'Micah Keith,' Poppy's childhood friend and media mogul.
"Truth Be Told" is created by Nichelle Tramble Spellman and produced by Hello Sunshine, Chernin Entertainment and Endeavor Content. Maisha Closson serves as writer and executive producer for season three. Serving as executive producers alongside Spellman and Closson are Octavia Spencer; Reese Witherspoon and Lauren Neustadter for Hello Sunshine; Peter Chernin and Jenno Topping for Chernin Entertainment; and Mikkel Nørgaard.
"Truth Be Told," from acclaimed writer, showrunner and executive producer Nichelle Tramble Spellman. Starring and executive produced by Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer, the new season of the anthology drama also stars Academy Award nominee Kate Hudson in her first lead role in a television series. The series, which provides a glimpse into America's obsession with true crime podcasts, will return with a global debut on Friday, August 20, 2021 with the first episode, followed by new episodes weekly every Friday.
In season two, investigative reporter turned true crime podcaster Poppy Parnell (Spencer) dives into a new case that deeply involves her childhood friend, media mogul Micah Keith (Hudson). As developments unfold, their lifelong friendship is put to the ultimate test. In addition to Hudson, joining for season two are series regulars Christopher Backus, Alona Tal, David Lyons, Andre Royo, Merle Dandridge and Mychala Faith Lee. Returning cast includes Mekhi Phifer, Michael Beach, Ron Cephas Jones, Tracie Thoms, Haneefah Wood, Tami Roman and Katherine LaNasa.
"Truth Be Told" is created by Nichelle Tramble Spellman and produced by Hello Sunshine, Chernin Entertainment and Endeavor Content. Serving as executive producers alongside Spellman are Octavia Spencer; Reese Witherspoon and Lauren Neustadter for Hello Sunshine; Peter Chernin and Jenno Topping for Chernin Entertainment; and Mikkel Nørgaard.
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