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John Oliver took a jab at Apple TV+ through the newest episode of his HBO present Final Week Tonight.
Throughout a section about the way in which Greenback Tree and Greenback Basic shops are run, Oliver introduced up TikTok movies of retail staff complaining in regards to the work situations, together with a staffer who was requested to reopen her retailer shortly after it had been robbed.
“An armed theft is a traumatic occasion folks want time to get better from,” Oliver stated earlier than delivering the punchline, “It’s not one thing you’ll be able to simply ignore like a spam name or a damaged gentle bulb or any present on Apple TV.”
Oliver then requested his viewers, “Do you know Octavia Spencer starred as a real crime podcaster on a present referred to as Reality Be Informed for 3 seasons?”
“In fact you didn’t. It’s Apple TV, the place celebrities go to cover,” he quipped.
Earlier this 12 months, Spencer introduced that Reality Be Informed would finish after three seasons thanking producers and her co-stars “on your inventive imaginative and prescient throughout this unbelievable journey.”
Reality Be Informed was a authorized, crime drama present created by Nichelle Tramble Spellman based mostly on Kathleen Barber’s novel Are You Sleeping. Within the sequence, Spencer performs the position of Poppy Parnell, a podcaster who revisits the case that made her well-known in hopes of attending to the reality.
Spencer shared appearing credit with Aaron Paul, Lizzy Caplan, Elizabeth Perkins, Michael Seaside, Mekhi Phifer, Merle Dandridge, Tracie Thoms, Haneefah Wooden, Ron Cephas Jones and Rico E. Anderson, simply to call just a few.
Apple TV+ is Apple’s subscription streaming service that launched in 2019 with star-studded exhibits like The Morning Present starring Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon, See starring Jason Momoa, Servant starring Lauren Ambrose, Defending Jacob starring Chris Evans and Michelle Dockery, amongst many others. Certainly one of their most acknowledged exhibits has been the comedy Ted Lasso starring Jason Sudeikis.