Please Don’t Watch NBC’s ‘Truth Be Told’


What is the point of NBC’s Truth Be Told? No, really, I’m wondering. Don’t get me wrong: I fully understand the need for television series (and all other forms of entertainment) to talk frankly about subjects like race and culture. In fact, I often, and somewhat aggressively, champion series that do just that. Yet, for all of its posturing — particularly by creator DJ Nash — Truth Be Told is such a bland exercise in “honesty” and “candidness” and “hot-button issues” that there is just to way to justify it existence.
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