TVLine Items: Truth Be Told Renewed, Offerman Joins The Last of Us and More


Apple TV+ is continuing its search for the truth, renewing the mystery anthology Truth Be Told for Season 3, TVLine has learned.

Additionally, it was announced that Maisha Closson ( Claws, How to Get Away With Murder ) has joined the series’ upcoming run as showrunner.

Created by Nichelle Tramble Spellman, the drama provides a glimpse into America’s obsession with true crime podcasts. In Season 2, starring and executive-produced by Octavia Spencer, investigative reporter-turned-podcaster Poppy (Spencer) dove into a new case that deeply involved her childhood friend, media mogul Micah Keith (Kate Hudson).

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* HBO’s series adaptation of the video game The Last of Us has cast Nick Offerman ( Parks and Recreation ) in the guest-starring role of Bill, a post-pandemic survivalist, our sister site Variety reports. Offerman replaces Con O’Neill, who has exited due to a scheduling conflict.

* Punk’d , hosted and executive-produced by Chance the Rapper, will return for Season 2 this Friday, Dec. 10 on The Roku Channel. Additionally, the Tituss Burgess-hosted cooking competition series Dishmantled will premiere its second season on Friday, Dec. 31 on The Roku Channel.

* Shudder has renewed the drag competition series The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula for Season 5, ahead of the fourth season finale on Tuesday, Dec. 21.

* The Boys has unveiled a first look at the Season 3 supe Blue Hawk (played by Revenge vet Nick Wechsler):

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