The Thing About Pam, based on one of modern America’s most confusing murder cases – starring Renée Zellweger, Josh Duhamel and Judy Greer – premieres Tuesday April 19 at 8.50pm on Channel 9 and 9Now.
The thing about Pam is based on the 2011 murder of Betsy Faria which resulted in the conviction of her husband Russ, although he insisted he did not kill her. He was later exonerated. This brutal crime set off a chain of events that would reveal an evil plan deeply involving Pam Hupp.
An in-depth review of the diet has been featured in several episodes of NBC Deadline, becoming one of the most popular topics ever aired on the hit franchise. He also became the subject of a popular podcast in 2019, The thing about Pamwhich has been downloaded over 20 million times.
The limited series also includes Katy Mixon as Betsy Faria (American housewife, Mike and Molly, My name is Earl, two and a half men), Glenn Fleshler as Russ Faria (The Joker, Billions, real detective, watchmen, The twilight zone), Gideon Adlon as Mariah Day (The profession: heritage, The Mustang, Blockers, The society), Sean Bridger as Mark Hupp (The Underground Railroad, dead wood, Get Shorty), Suanne has spoken as Janet (Post 19, Second chance with Jason Nash, Whiplash) and MacBrandt as Detective McCarrick (Lovecraft Country, Kingdom, night patrol, Game over, Male!, Venom).
The thing about Pam is produced by Renée Zellweger, Carmella Casinelli, Jenny Klein (showrunner), Mary-Margaret Kunze, Scott Winant, Jessika Borsiczky, Liz Cole, Noah Oppenheim, Jason Blum, Chris McCumber, Jeremy Gold and Mary Lisio.
Blumhouse Television, NBC News Studios and Big Picture Co. are producing.