Each week, we will be taking an in depth look at some of the best sitcoms and comedy shows from both the UK and the USA.
Today we will be looking at a comedy that was cancelled after one season due to low ratings – Truth Be Told
About the Show
Summary of Plot
A look at the life of two best friends, a meek politically correct Caucasian ethics professor and an easy-going African American, and their families. – IMDb
Number of Seasons / Episodes
Mark-Paul Gosselaar – Mitch
Tone Bell – Russell
Vanessa Lachey – Tracy
Bresha Webb – Angie
- This series returns star Mark-Paul Gosselaar to NBC, the network which aired his original breakout hit, Saved by the Bell (1989), 26 years before.
Sadie was played by two different actress. Alex Jayne Go for episode 1, 2, and 5. And then by Sophie Mackenzie Nack for episode 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10.
- During his 2015 fall TV season preview on the radio program “Fresh Air,” TV critic David Bianculli said this about the new network comedies: “Most of the comedies don’t even come close to being funny. And one of them, NBC’s ‘Truth Be Told,’ is so unfunny and repugnant, the only reason I single it out is to beg you not to watch it.”
- From the producer of Ride Along
To discount or not to discount