In a press release issued at the same time as the Hysteria! announcement, Lisa KatzPresident Scripted Content, NBCUniversal Television and Streaming said, “Our next thriller series Hysteria! will explore the complex world of Satanic Panic, amidst 80s nostalgia, mystery, heavy metal and an all-American setting. We’re thrilled to partner with this new coming-of-age story led by writer Matthew Scott Kane, executive producers and directors John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein, Good Fear, and our partners at UCP, to which is sure to be a compelling original series for Peacock viewers.”
Hysteria! will be produced by UCP, a division of Universal Studio Group. Added UCP President Beatrice Springborn“This biting thriller delves into a mass moral panic and all the fears, desires, angers and terrors that led to those dark days. Matthew’s screenplay is original, intriguing and perfectly captures the frenzied energy of satanic panic. We can’t wait for audiences to experience the show on Peacock.”
Joining Daley and Goldstein is a writer Matthew Scott Kanewho will also serve as an executive producer alongside Chris Bender and Jake Weiner of Good Fear. Scott Stoops serves as supervising producer.
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