Apple TV+ Drama Series 'Truth Be Told' Premieres in Los Angeles Ahead of December 6 Debut

Apple premiered its limited drama series "Truth Be Told" at The Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Los Angeles, California, on Monday night.

Octavia Spencer

Set to debut on Apple TV+ next month, the show stars Octavia Spencer in the role of Poppy Parnell, a podcaster who aims to reopen a murder case that she was involved in solving 18 years earlier that put Warren Cave (played by Aaron Paul) behind bars.

Spencer's character is unsure if she made a mistake when she helped put Paul's character (Warren Cave) in prison, and with her podcast, she tries to discover the truth and determine whether Cave was wrongfully convicted.

Based on the novel by Kathleen Barber, "Truth Be Told" is said to offer 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.

Beginning December 6, the first three episodes of "Truth Be Told" will be available to watch on ‌Apple TV‌+ in over 100 countries and regions around the world, with new episodes rolling out weekly, every Friday. You can watch the trailer for the series here.


Left to right: Haneefah Wood, Mekhi Phifer, Ron Cephas Jones, Annabella Sciorra, Elizabeth Perkins, Reese Witherspoon, Nichelle Tramble Spellman, Octavia Spencer, Aaron Paul, Michael Beach.


‌Apple TV‌+ costs $4.99 per month with a family of six able to watch for that price point. Apple is also providing customers who purchase an ‌Apple TV‌, Mac, iPad, or iPhone with a free one-year subscription.

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4 weeks ago
I was yawning as I read the article!o_O
Rating: 12 Votes
4 weeks ago
Starting to wonder if Apple will pull out of this entire venture if every show is a dud.
Rating: 11 Votes
4 weeks ago
No wonder the person in charge of scripted shows left Apple. This wasn’t rocket science. And yet...
Rating: 10 Votes
4 weeks ago
I couldn’t get through the trailer
Rating: 9 Votes
4 weeks ago
These shows... are difficult to be enthused about.
Rating: 8 Votes
4 weeks ago


I was yawning as I read the article!o_O


Thankfully you managed to stay awake long enough to regale us with your tale! ;)

I'll be keeping an eye on this show. Looks promising ?
Rating: 8 Votes
4 weeks ago


Starting to wonder if Apple will pull out of this entire venture if every show is a dud.


Dud?

Audience like the shows a lot, i wonder have there ever been better launch for Any video service? All of their biggest shows are getting great support and ratings from audience. For example See is currently imdb most popular tv show and morning show at place 5. Dickinson is getting very good feedback too.
Rating: 5 Votes
4 weeks ago
Premise sounds ok to me, will give it a go.

I do think people need to realign expectations about the quality of shows we're going to get form a brand new startup studio which is exactly what Apple is. Look around at the amount of content being produced by established studios and the new-starts - there's an awful lot of dross out there. There's an awful lot of average shows (which will find an audience) and then the number of very good shows is a tiny percentage of that overall total.

The amount of shows which go on to become all-time greats - Sopranos, The Wire, Breaking Bad etc don't come along very often at all. And in the case of Breaking Bad, can take years to get that recognition.

Patience people!
Rating: 4 Votes
4 weeks ago


These shows... are difficult to be enthused about.

You speak only for yourself here.
Rating: 4 Votes
4 weeks ago
Looks like December will be even better for TV+. TMS, FAM and See approaching climax and all these new shows.. ?
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