Truth Be Told uncorks another stellar showstopper [Apple TV+ review]

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Ron Cephas Jones & Haneefah Wood in Truth Be Told
Ron Cephas Jones and Haneefah Wood deliver the goods in this solid drama.
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Truth Be Told hurtles headlong toward a crash this week as true-crime podcaster Poppy Parnell and her childhood friend Micah Keith realize they both could represent their mutual destruction.

And once again, a stellar outburst by a supporting character steals the spotlight on this rock-solid Apple TV+ drama.

Things are about to get ugly on Truth Be Told [Apple TV+ review]

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Truth Be Told review: Andre Royo makes a splash in this week's episode.
Andre Royo (center) makes a splash in this week's episode.
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This week on Truth Be Told, true-crime podcaster Poppy Parnell uncovers some shady truths and half-truths about the object of her big investigation. Micah Keith isn’t who she’s been claiming she is — and there’s gonna be hell to pay when Poppy Parnell finds out.

Halfway through its second season, the Apple TV+ drama cranks the heat up even higher with an intense confrontation and a standout performance.

On Truth Be Told, more tantalizing clues fall into place [Apple TV+ review]

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Truth Be Told review: Things get even more strained for Micah, played by Kate Hudson, in this week's episode.
Micah (played by Kate Hudson) needs to do some serious damage control.
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This week on Truth Be Told, the Apple TV+ true crime fiction series turns up the heat on podcaster Poppy Parnell and lifestyle (and deathstyle?) guru Micah. The characters find fewer allies everywhere they look.

Poppy (played by Octavia Spencer) knew this case would hurt — but she was hoping the pain would take longer to start.

Engrossing Truth Be Told returns to the scene of the crime [Apple TV+ review]

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Octavia Spencer as Poppy Parnell on Truth Be Told
Octavia Spencer plays true-crime podcaster Poppy Parnell.
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Truth Be Told, the Apple TV+ series about a true-crime podcaster, makes its triumphant return this week after winning a host of awards and setting up a new-yet-old-fashioned kind of TV heroine.

In the show’s second season, which kicks off today, star Octavia Spencer and a host of the greatest actors in America keep Truth Be Told rooted in a relatable reality.

Delve into the dark secrets of Truth Be Told season two in new trailer

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‘Truth Be Told’ season 2 brings another cold case to Apple TV+ on August 20
Kate Hudson and Octavia Spencer in Truth Be Told, season 2, premiering August 20 on Apple TV+.
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Season two of Truth Be Told premieres Aug. 20, and Apple TV+ released a trailer on Tuesday to whet fans’ appetites. True-crime podcaster Poppy Parnell (Octavia Spencer) has another mystery to solve, and she’s going to get the truth, no mater what it costs anyone. Including herself.

Watch the trailer now.

Truth Be Told season 2 brings another perplexing murder to Apple TV+ on August 20

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‘Truth Be Told’ season 2 brings another cold case to Apple TV+ on August 20
Kate Hudson and Octavia Spencer in Truth Be Told, season 2, premiering August 20 on Apple TV+.
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Add season two of Truth Be Told to the list of Apple TV+ summer 2021 offerings. Octavia Spencer returns as the star of the crime drama series, and Kate Hudson joins for the new season.

Apple dropped a teaser trailer Wednesday to whet fans’ appetites. Watch it now.

Apple TV+ starts to build an audience

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Chris Evans plays a conflicted district attorney in Defending Jacob on Apple TV+.
Chris Evans’ star power helped make Defending Jacob a breakout hit for Apple TV+.
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Although the shows that debuted on Apple TV+ in 2019 didn’t didn’t become hits, the ones the streaming service introduced in 2020 are generally grabbing more attention, according to a market-research firm.