Academy Award-winner Octavia Spencer in Apple TV+ “Truth Be Told" - August 20 - AmNews Curtain Raiser


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Academy Award-winner Octavia Spencer in Apple TV+ “Truth Be Told" - August 20

 Apple TV+ debuts first look at season two of NAACP Image Award-winning series “Truth Be Told,” starring Academy Award-winner Octavia Spencer and Academy Award-nominee Kate Hudson 


“Truth Be Told” season two set to premiere globally Friday, August 20, 2021, on Apple TV+


Kate Hudson and Octavia Spencer in “Truth Be Told,” premiering August 20, 2021 on Apple TV+. 



Apple TV+ today released the premiere date and teaser trailer for the second season of the NAACP Image Award-winning drama “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 also stars Academy Award nominee Kate Hudson in her first lead role in a television series. The anthology drama, 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 the sophomore season 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. 


The complete first season of “Truth Be Told” is now streaming on Apple TV+. Catch up on season one here:,


Apple TV+ is home to award-winning Apple Originals from today’s most imaginative storytellers. Apple TV+ offers premium, compelling drama and comedy series, feature films, groundbreaking documentaries, and kids and family entertainment, and is available to watch across all your favorite screens. After its launch on November 1, 2019, Apple TV+ became the first all-original streaming service to launch around the world, and has premiered more original hits and received more award recognitions faster than any other streaming service. Apple Original films, documentaries, and series have been honored with 109 wins and 370 awards nominations in just over a year.


Apple TV+ is available on the Apple TV app in over 100 countries and regions, on over 1 billion screens, including iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, iPod touch, Mac, select Samsung, LG, Sony and VIZIO smart TVs, Amazon Fire TV, and Roku devices, Chromecast with Google TV, PlayStation and Xbox consoles, and at, for $4.99 per month with a seven-day free trial. For a limited time, customers who purchase a new iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac, or iPod touch can enjoy one year of Apple TV+ for free. This special offer is good for three months after the first activation of the eligible device.


For more information, visit and, and see here the full list of supported devices.

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