Blumhouse Behind Two New True Crime Series, “The Thing About Pam” & “Worst Roommate Ever”

March 9, 2022

Written by Kelli Marchman McNeely

Kelli Marchman McNeely - Horror Fuel CEO & Executive Producer Email: [email protected]

Blumhouse has two new series that you should definitely check out if you are a true crime fan, “The Thing About Pam,” and “Worst Roommate Ever,” which is currently number one on Netflix.

 

The Thing About Pam, which premieres tonight on NBC, is produced by Blumhouse Television, NBC News Studios, and Big Picture Co. is based on the 2011 murder of Betsy Faria that resulted in her husband Russ’s conviction, although he insisted he didn’t kill her. He was later exonerated. This brutal crime set off a chain of events that would expose a diabolical scheme deeply involving Pam Hupp. A thorough examination of the scheme was featured on several episodes of “Dateline NBC,” becoming one of the most popular topics to ever air on the hit NBC franchise. It also became the subject of a popular 2019 podcast, “The Thing About Pam,” which has been downloaded over 20 million times.

 

The limited series, which will also air on Peacock on Wednesdays, is executive produced by Renée Zellweger, Carmella Casinelli, Jenny Klein (showrunner), Mary-Margaret Kunze, Scott Winant, Jessika Borsiczky, Liz Cole, Noah Oppenheim, Jason Blum, Chris McCumber, and Jeremy Gold.

 

Episode 101: “She’s a Good Friend” (airs tonight)
Episode 102: “She’s a Helper” (airs 3/15)
Episode 103: “She’s a Star Witness” (airs 3/22)
Episode 104: “She’s a Loving Daughter”(airs 3/29)
Episode 105: “She’s Not Who You Think She Is” (airs 4/5)
Episode 106: “She’s a Killer” (airs 4/12)

 

 

 

From Blumhouse Television, the new five-part documentary series Worst Roommate Ever highlights four harrowing tales of seemingly harmless roommates turning into real-life nightmares for their unsuspecting victims when their malevolent and sometimes violent intentions are revealed. These unsettling true stories chronicle the masked menace that can be lurking right down the hall.

 

The series is directed and executive produced by Domini Hofmann, and executive produced by Jason Blum, Jeremy Gold, Mary Lisio, and Chris McCumber.

 

Episode 101: “Call Me Grandma”
Episode 102: “Be Careful of the Quiet Ones”
Episode 103: “Marathon Man”
Episode 104: “Roommate Wanted – Part 1”
Episode 105: “Roommate Wanted – Part 2”

 

 

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