Apple TV+ picks up Octavia Spencer crime drama Truth Be Told for third season

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NewsApple TV+ picks up crime drama ‘Truth Be Told’ for third seasonTruth Be Told is coming back to Apple TV+ for a third season.

The award-winning Apple TV+ mystery anthology series Truth Be Told starring Octavia Spencer has been renewed for a third season.

Maisha Closson (Claws, How to Get Away with Murder) will take over as showrunner and will write the upcoming season.

Truth Be Told renewed for season 3

The crime drama Truth Be Told follows Poppy Scoville (Spencer) who solves mysteries with a podcast. It asks viewers to consider the consequences when the pursuit of justice becomes entertainment.

“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 Nichelle Tramble Spellman, who created the show for Apple TV+. “Can’t wait to show you all what we have in store for you.”

The decision might have been a close one. The show won an NAACP Image Award, it has fans, and the Cult of Mac review of season 2 was generally positive. but many other critics are lukewarm at best. Bringing in Maisha Closson as writer/showrunner might help, as critics have generally praised the acting but booed the writing of earlier seasons.

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Season 1 of Truth Be Told has Poppy re-investigating a murder that she’d covered as a journalist decades earlier. It featured Breaking Bad’s Aaron Paul. Season two centers on Kate Hudson as a media mogul whose husband has been murdered. Both seasons are available to stream now on Apple TV+.

Apple’s streaming video service costs $4.99 a month, and also includes plenty more series and films, including thrillers, comedies, sci-fi, documentaries and more.

Source: Apple TV+

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