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[11/03/22 - 08:01 AM]
Video: "A Friend of the Family: True Evil" - Official Trailer - Peacock Original
The documentary is a companion to Peacock's popular scripted series, is the story of Jan Broberg, who survived years of childhood sexual abuse at the hands of family friend and neighbor, Robert Berchtold.

[09/12/22 - 07:31 PM]
Video: Peacock Debuts Official Trailer for Limited Drama Series "A Friend of the Family" as Part of the 74th Primetime Emmy Awards
The terrifying true story of the Broberg family is streaming October 6 on Peacock.

[08/18/22 - 08:31 AM]
Video: "A Friend of the Family" - Official Teaser - Peacock Original
The series is based on the harrowing true story of the Broberg family, whose daughter Jan was kidnapped multiple times over a period of years by a charismatic, obsessed family "friend."

[08/09/22 - 10:04 AM]
Peacock's "A Friend of the Family" Official First Look Images Featuring Jake Lacy, Anna Paquin, Colin Hanks, Mckenna Grace, and More
Nick Antosca's highly anticipated true-crime limited drama series premieres on Peacock Thursday, October 6 with three episodes at launch and new episodes streaming weekly.

[07/07/22 - 11:54 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 7
Updates include: Vincent D'Onofrio, Charlie Cox to visit Marvel Studios' "Echo"; HBO cancels "Gentleman Jack" after two seasons; and Adult Swim nixes "Joe Pera Talks with You."

[06/29/22 - 09:31 AM]
Peacock Releases Series Premiere Date Schedule & Early Teaser Images for Highly Anticipated All-New Original Scripted Slate
Newly announced premieres include "Last Light" (September 8), "Vampire Academy" (September 15), "A Friend of the Family" (October 6), "Pitch Perfect: Bumper in Berlin" (November 23), "Irreverent" (November 30) and "The Best Man: The Final Chapters" (December 22).

[06/16/22 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 16
Updates include: TBS cancels "The Big D" prior to premiere; Kit Harington's Jon Snow eyed for latest "Game of Thrones" spin-off; and Destin Daniel Cretton, Andrew Guest to bring Marvel Studios' "Wonder Man" to Disney+.

[04/06/22 - 11:00 AM]
Peacock's Upcoming True Crime Limited Drama Series "A Friend of the Family" Rounds Out Casting with Austin Stowell, Patrick Fischler, Bree Elrod and Philip Ettinger
They'll join the previously announced Anna Paquin, Jake Lacy, Colin Hanks, Lio Tipton, Mckenna Grace?and Hendrix Yancey.

[03/25/22 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 25
Updates include: Wendi McLendon-Covey closes deal to continue on ABC's "The Goldbergs"; CBS sets principal cast of "Rust Belt News"; and Charlotte Ritchie tapped for Netflix's "You."

[03/22/22 - 09:35 AM]
Mckenna Grace to Star in Peacock's Upcoming True Crime Limited Drama Series "A Friend of the Family"
She will play the role of Jan Broberg in the later years.

[02/15/22 - 11:11 AM]
Peacock Announces New True Crime Drama Series "A Friend of the Family" Starring Anna Paquin, Jake Lacy, Colin Hanks and Lio Tipton from Nick Antosca and UCP
The limited series will be based on Jan Broberg's stranger-than-fiction kidnapping story.







FRIEND OF THE FAMILY, A (PEACOCK)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
10/6/22 - 11/10/22
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2021-2022 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
1 (9 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
VISIT THE OFFICIAL WEB SITE
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
limited series
DESCRIPTION:
(from Peacock's web site, October 2022) In the ‘70s, the Broberg family faces tragedy numerous times when their daughter Jan is kidnapped repeatedly by a seemingly innocent family “friend.” Starring Anna Paquin, Jake Lacy, Colin Hanks
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Anna Paquin as Mary Ann Broberg
· Austin Stowell as Pete Welsh
· Bree Elrod as Jennifer Ferguson
· Colin Hanks as Bob Broberg
· Ella Jay Basco
· Hendrix Yancey as Jan Broberg (early years)
· Jake Lacy as Robert "B" Berchtold
· Joe Chrest as Bishop Matthew Paulsen
· Lio Tipton as Gail Berchtold
· Mckenna Grace as Jan Broberg (later years)
· Patrick Fischler as Garth Pincock
· Philip Ettinger as Joe Berchtold
CREW INFORMATION:
· Eliza Hittman as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Jan Broberg as PROD
· Mary Ann Broberg as PROD
· Nick Antosca as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Eat the Cat
· Universal Content Productions