Truth Be Told creator Nichelle Tramble Spellman shows the ripple effect of true crime podcasts on real people
Nichelle Tramble Spellman is the showrunner of the new Apple TV+ drama Truth Be Told, starring Octavia Spencer and Aaron Paul. It follows a journalist-turned-podcaster, played by Spencer, who reinvestigates a murder case that made her career, but which she believes she may have gotten wrong. The series is based on a bestselling book called Are You Sleeping by Kathleen Barber. Spellman joined q's Tom Power to talk about Truth Be Told and why she wanted to examine our obsession with true crime.
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