HBO’s True Detective is a Louisiana crime drama starring Woody Harrelson, Tory Kittles, Matthew McConaughey, Michelle Monaghan, and Michael Potts. The series was created and written by Nic Pizzolatto and aired originally on January 12, 2014. The season ran for eight episodes and averaged 11 million viewers, giving the highest number of viewers for a first season since Six Feet Under with 11.4 million in 2001.
Michael Potts, who portrays Detective Maynard Gilbough in True Detective Season One, was on Broadway! He played Mafala Hatimbi in The Book of Mormon and sang “Hasa Diga Eebowai” which roughly translates into “F–k You God”.Photo by Rob Latour/REX