'Phrogging: Hider in My House' on Lifetime: Cast, date, plot and all the latest buzz around docuseries

This stranger-than-fiction true crime original investigates the practice of covertly residing in another person's home


                            'Phrogging: Hider in My House' on Lifetime: Cast, date, plot and all the latest buzz around docuseries
A still from 'Phrogging: Hider in My House' (Lifetime)
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Most people aren't aware of the term "phrogging" (pronounced "frogging"). It refers to the unusual phenomenon of someone living under your house without your knowledge. Lifetime's new 10-part reality series 'Phrogging: Hider in My House' explores how this creepy habit affects inhabitants.

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Lifetime channel crime dramas have a large following. Every weekend, viewers demand new thrillers, and the channel never fails to impress. Since the beginning of the year, Lifetime has been delivering some of the most terrifying and tense thriller productions. Their new offering is a thriller docuseries that is based on true events. To say the least, it looks intriguing and terrifying.

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A still from 'Phrogging: Hider in My House' (YouTube/Lifetime)
A still from 'Phrogging: Hider in My House' (YouTube/Lifetime)

When does 'Phrogging: Hider in My House' air and where can you watch it?

'Phrogging: Hider in My House,' a new Lifetime Original unscripted series, premieres Monday, July 18 at 10/9c. Viewers can watch the premiere on Lifetime.

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What is the plot of 'Phrogging: Hider in My House'?

This stranger-than-fiction real crime thriller delves into the phenomenon of people living surreptitiously inside the home of someone else. Each episode offers two first-hand testimonies of survivors presenting the most skin-crawling, twisted, and truly horrifying stories imaginable, ranging from the man in the attic to the creeper in the crawl space. Brittany Campbell (Honolulu, HI) faults her husband James when things go missing in the season premiere, but she has no idea that a stranger living inside their home intends to utilize the couple in medical research. Also, when Madisyn Gidrey's (Greensboro, NC) clothes mysteriously vanish, pals joke that it's all in her head - but it's not amusing when a handprint emerges on her mirror. Along with significant archive data and interviews, cinematic recreations bring the mysteries and confrontations to life. The series demonstrates that, yes, there may be monsters underneath the bed.

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Who appears in 'Phrogging: Hider in My House'?

Sean Patrick Bryan, Leslie Koch Foumberg, Sarah Hamilton, Ari Huber, Phillip-Charlie Daniell, Leslie Daniels, Léa De Carmo, Alexie Schauerte, Nate Bartoshuk, Richard Follin, Eric Stormoen, Keri Bunkers, Patty Sherman, Grant Mannschreck, Dan McLellan, John Zacchino, Jack Stevenson, and Ray Buffer appear in 'Phrogging: Hider in My House.'

Leslie Koch Foumberg

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Leslie Koch Foumberg has previously appeared in the documentary 'Our Father,' which was released on Netflix on May 11, 2022. The documentary is based on the story of Donald Cline, a real-life con fertility doctor who used to inseminate his patients with his own sperm, driven by his beliefs and cult following. She played Helen Marchal, the judge who sentenced Donald Cline after he pled guilty. Donald was sentenced to a year in prison, but Judge Helen later delayed his term and ordered him to pay large fines. 

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Foumberg is also known for her roles in films such as 'The Terminal List,' 'Aurora,' and 'Never Forgotten.'


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Latest buzz about 'Phrogging: Hider in My House'

Lifetime is extending its unscripted lineup, with several new original programs planned to debut on Life & Crime Mondays, which isn't entirely unexpected considering the network's long history of producing true crime originals. 'Phrogging: Hider in My House' is only the network's latest offering in the genre.

True crime docuseries mostly appeal to female audiences, who comprise the majority of Lifetime's target demographic. This also explains why NBCU's female-focused channel Oxygen has invested extensively in the genre with its own programming. “True crime has proven to be addictive, and people cannot get enough,” Amy Winter, EVP and Head of Programming for Lifetime and LMN, stated. “Our Ripped From the Headlines movies have really struck a chord with our audiences, and we are excited to expand our crime offerings with these new unscripted series joining the network. Lifetime is the perfect home for these cautionary, fascinating, and stranger-than-fiction programs.”

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Who are the showrunners?

Objective Media Group America, an All3Media America company, is in charge of the project's production. Jilly Pearce, Layla Smith, and Jessica Everleth serve as executive producers for Objective Media Group America, with Saterah Moore serving as SVP of Current Programming. Lifetime's executive producers are Nicole Vogel, Brie Miranda Bryant, and Amy Winter.

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