TV Ratings: ‘Ghosts’ Returns on a High, Brings In 6 Million Viewers for Season 2 Premiere
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After becoming the most-watched new comedy of the season when it debuted last year, “ Ghosts ” is back with an even bigger audience.
CBS ‘ hit single-cam brought in 6.15 million total viewers with Season 2 premiere “Spies” when it aired at 8:30 p.m. on Thursday night. Its main competition during that timeslot was “Law & Order: Organized Crime” on NBC, and “Ghosts” outdid it — “Organized Crime” posted 41% fewer viewers, coming in at 4.33 million.
The new “Ghosts” episode benefitted from a solid lead-in, thanks to the airing of the “ Young Sheldon ” Season 6 premiere at 8 p.m. Titled “Four Hundred Cartons of Undeclared Cigarettes and a Niblingo,” the episode was the No. 1 broadcast of the night with 6.61 million viewers — unsurprising, as “Young Sheldon” has long been established as the most-watched network comedy.
But “Ghosts” and “Young Sheldon” were not CBS’ only wins of the night. “So Help Me Todd,” a new comedy starring Skylar Astin and Marcia Gay Harden, was the network’s third show to dominate its timeslot. The series premiere was viewed by 4.69 million, not only topping the concurrent airing of “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” on NBC (4.51 million), but becoming the most-viewed series premiere on any network so far in the fall season.
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Ghosts Season 1 Premiere Review: "Pilot" and "Hello!"
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Ghosts premieres with two episodes, "Pilot" and "Hello!," on Thursday, Oct. 7 on CBS.
iZombie 's Rose McIver returns to TV for a new batch of supernatural silliness in CBS' Ghosts, a single-camera comedy about a young woman who can see the zany spirits living in her house. Ghosts is broad and, at times, "low-hanging fruit" dumb, but it will also occasionally hit you with a zinger or gag that's quite excellent and laugh-out-loud funny.
An American remake of a fairly recent U.K. comedy, Ghosts may illicit a few eye rolls due to the actual ghosts on the show being cartoonish caricatures -- ones you might find in sketch comedy, included in a bit meant only to last a few minutes -- as McIver's Samantha encounters a brigade of phantoms that represent different eras of American history, from indigenous people to counterculture hippies to 21st Century Wall Street wolves (the term used to be "yuppie"). Here lies both the show's weakness and strength. Yes, the ghosts themselves can be shallow stereotypes at times, hitting the most obvious lines for yucks, but there's also a cleverness that ekes through, especially when said ghosts have a hard time communicating with each other due to, for example, half of them not knowing what a movie is.
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But they're all stuck together, trapped within an upstate New York manor in a situation not unlike American Horror Story's Murder House . The spirits are forever confined to the place where they met their various individual ends as humans. In fact, there may be a scene or two of comedic bickering between the ghosts that sort of reminds you of American Horror Story, since that show, over time, grew into a snark-fest that leans way more into satire and dark humor.
All of this is to say that, while Ghosts may look dopey and uninspired at first glance, there are definite laughs here. Helping matters greatly too is the fact that Samantha and her husband Jay ( Free Guy 's multi-talented Utkarsh Ambudkar) are also funny in their own right. Anyone acting opposite the ghosts -- who, again, consist of characters ripped from Party City (like Viking, 1950s Greaser, or 1920s Socialite) -- are automatically the less loony performers. McIver and Ambudkar are filling the default "straight man" roles here, but they're also able to bring us laughs outside of the ghost-related guffaws. They're both great stars who can work with snappy dialogue and create a fun and lived-in relationship.
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Though Ghosts' premiere night kicks things off with two episodes, they're both really, thematically, one chapter that would have been odd to split apart by a full week. It's not until the end of the pilot that Samantha gains her ability to see the hokey haunts in her newly inherited estate. While she and Jay decide what to do with this surprise windfall, the ghosts -- led by great performances from Brandon Scott Jones ( The Other Two , The Good Place ), Rebecca Wisocky (who was actually in the Murder House season of AHS), Richie Moriarty, and Asher Grodman -- swarm about in a state of panic and anger over the idea of their home possibly becoming a quaint B&B.
One of the better running gags in these first two episodes is the fact that it takes these spooks a ton of effort to make the most minimal of physical disturbance in the world. Yes, haunting ain't easy. Grodman's Trevor, the dead douchey stocks bro of the bunch, particularly struggles greatly trying to knock things off tables.
Anyhow, the actual hook of the show -- that Samantha, following a near-death experience (well, actually a true death experience as it's said she died for three minutes) can see her house ghosts -- doesn't actually land until the closing moments of the first episode. That makes "Hello!," the follow-up, a must-watch affair if you're looking to get a good idea of the show as a whole. After these two installments, the story can proceed forward as a kooky comedy featuring a woman living with both a parade of peculiar poltergeists and also a massive home renovation (which some may argue is the worse deal).
Look, Ghosts is sharper than it may appear at first glance. There are definitely jokes that land with a groan but there are also some decent riffs here. Also, sometimes you gotta get down with the dumb. It's just freakin' funny to hear a viking yell "land ship!" every time a car pulls into the driveway.
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Ghosts is a charming comedy featuring all-in performers who play things bold and broad, but not so much that they don't leave room for wit and some spot-on one-liners. Yes, there's a cringe sketch show vibe to some of the ghostly stereotypes but you might be surprised how well the phantoms are presented for comedy's sake. The ghosts all have their somewhat narrow lanes, but combined, the lanes comprise a freeway of free-spirited fun. And human leads Rose McIver and Utkarsh Ambudkar only add to the mirth and absurdity.
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It's the perfect time to get watching the finest British sitcom from this century so far.
Full Review | Jan 21, 2023
A top-notch cast delivers a clever series with a unique awkward sit-com spin.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4 | Sep 2, 2022
More entertaining than memorable, which doesn't seem intentional. [Full Review in Spanish]
Full Review | Oct 27, 2021
Made by the people behind Horrible Histories, it's a witless farrago of bad jokes performed badly by bad actors.
Full Review | Aug 6, 2020
Ghosts has a very big heart.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10 | May 6, 2019
As cleverly done as it is joyously silly, Ghosts is a treat, especially if you were a fan of the late, lamented Rentaghost.
Full Review | Apr 26, 2019
It's joyously, infectiously silly, yet at the same time whip-smart. It's just the ticket to scare those sadcom blues away.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5 | Apr 23, 2019
I don't know if it's a sign of the times but so many comedies now seem to come with a bleak edge, whereas what we most need, possibly, is silliness and, I'm happy to report, Ghosts is very, very silly indeed.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5 | Apr 22, 2019
It's like getting drunk with a group of precociously intelligent sixth-form history students. There's nothing that will cause controversy... The humour is kind, warm and sweet.
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It is cheerful, comfort-blanket stuff and feels, to me anyway, like meeting up with old (far more successful) friends (my daughter was a Horrible Histories fanatic, I'm pretty much word-perfect on their scripts).
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5 | Apr 16, 2019
Ghosts is sweet, but with a little edge, the special effects unobtrusively done.
In making us giggle at the supernatural, Ghosts is very British - a mashup of Noël Coward's Blithe Spirit and Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased), not to mention the manifold sillinesses of Hammer horrors
Aptly, then, Ghosts felt like television from yesteryear. I mean that as a compliment.
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As anybody who has engaged in a property search or watched House Hunters can tell you, it’s always easy to talk yourself out of a place. You can get hung up on the noise from an airplane flight path, the confusing electrical wiring or the dozen ghosts living in the attic. It’s equally easy, though, to talk yourself past almost any impediment, usually relying on one of a few familiar real estate cliches — “Location, location, location” or “You can repaint” or that eternal classic, “It’s got great bones.”
I’m not sure if that’s my description of the plot of CBS ‘ new comedy Ghosts or my review of Ghosts , which tells the story of the extremes that a Manhattan couple will go to in order to escape an urban shoebox apartment. It’s a thin series that in its first three episodes has already wasted too much time establishing and reestablishing its premise, full of loosely sketched characters that are already wearing thin, but it’s got great bones. Buried in the front lawn.
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Airdate: Thursday, Oct. 7
Cast: Rose McIver, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Brandon Scott Jones, Richie Moriarty, Asher Grodman, Rebecca Wisocky, Sheila Carrasco, Danielle Pinnock, Roman Zaragoza, Devan Chandler Long
Creators: Joe Port and Joe Wiseman; based on the BBC One series
Based on the popular BBC One format, Ghosts focuses on freelance journalist Sam ( Rose McIver ) and apparently unemployed chef Jay (Utkarsh Ambudkar), who inherit Woodstone, the country estate owned by Sam’s newly deceased great aunt. Jay looks at the place and sees either a quick sale or a mounting pile of renovation debts, but Sam sees a lovely bed-and-breakfast and the perfect place to raise kids.
Oh, and Sam also sees ghosts, but not immediately. Woodstone is haunted by eight primary spooky spirits and an assortment of other supporting ghouls whose lives ended in the general vicinity, leaving them trapped in the house for all eternity or some unspecified period of time. They include growling Viking Thorfinn (Devan Chandler Long), effete colonialist Isaac (Brandon Scott Jones), generic Native American Sasappis (Román Zaragoza), hippie Flower (Sheila Carrasco), singing diva Alberta (Danielle Pinnock), former lady of the manor Hetty (Rebecca Wisocky), sketchy finance bro Trevor (Asher Grodman) and guy-with-arrow-in-neck Pete (Richie Moriarty). The living normally can’t see the dead, but something happens in the pilot — which airs in tandem with the second episode — that enables Sam to see the ghosts, allowing for some hilarity to ensue.
The prospect of the house being overrun by the living upsets the spirits for various reasons that Ghosts half-explains, because this is a show that spends the three episodes sent to critics on plot mechanics that probably could have been more efficiently dealt with in 21 minutes. I’m sure that American co-creators Joe Port and Joe Wiseman would say that boiling down the premise to only one episode wouldn’t have allowed as much time for introductions to the ghostly ensemble. I’d counter that other than Sasappis (I know his name only because of press notes), all the ghosts and their single-trait personalities are introduced in the pilot, and then that single trait is reintroduced in each subsequent episode to the point where I’m already worried about Long and his nonstop Viking bellowing and bored with the apparently unrealized creepiness (in a sleazy way, not a scary way) of Jones’ and Grodman’s characters.
The show could use an infusion of zaniness to live up to its Beetlejuice -y aspirations, especially in its often-bland direction. And three episodes is too long for a weekly broadcast show to go without establishing what the actual show is. And if you prolong the anteroom deliberations and rule-making sessions as long as Ghosts does, it becomes increasingly obvious how claustrophobic the series is and how many of its jokes have quickly grown repetitious and illogical. Like I need somebody to explain to me how, over a thousand years, Thorfinn has learned to speak English, but he hasn’t learned even the rudimentary concept of a car, or why Trevor knows about the internet, but has been written and styled like an ’80s extra from Wall Street . I don’t want to get hung up on dumb stuff like this when I’m watching a sitcom about house-haunting ghosts, but if you aren’t committing to a more involving story or delivering tighter punchlines, I’m going to get impatient.
What kept impatience from setting in was McIver and, to a slightly lesser degree, Ambudkar. McIver spent five years giving one of TV’s most versatile and consistently underrated performances on The CW’s iZombie , capitalizing on the show’s brain-eating conceit to play a different wild character every week. Her wide-eyed credulity and enthusiasm is integral to selling this Haunting of Silly House , and I think part of why characters like Trevor and Isaac aren’t entirely unappealing is that Sam responds to them with engaging innocence. If you squint, you can even pretend that this engaging innocence extends to the open curiosity that might make Sam a good writer. But that would require that you believe Ghosts really cares about her occupation.
McIver and Ambudkar, whose character is much less convincingly defined, bicker and flirt in believable and agreeable ways. Ambudkar stretches some humor out of Jay’s not-overplayed skepticism, though it’s hard to feel like Ghosts is getting full value out of his varied skill set. Oh, and how do you make a number of very, very stale jokes about Hamilton in a sitcom featuring the musical’s original Aaron Burr (workshop, pre-Broadway) without finding a way to make that part of the gag?
As for the rest of the ghosts, the performances are all fine and all quickly stagnating. It’s not a great sign that I’ve gotten more laughs out of the nameless, sleazily creepy ghosts in the cellar than from the featured spirits.
The third Ghosts episode is a big test, because it’s the first to deviate entirely from the source material. I can’t tell if it’s good or bad that this half-hour is essentially more of the same, neither disappointingly stripped of its original voice nor encouragingly refined in its new voice. It’s amusing, instantly disposable and carried by McIver and Ambudkar. Nothing here is bad enough to be a deal-breaker, but Ghosts won’t be able to sustain my interest on “good bones” forever.
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None of the ghosts are bad or cruel, and sometimes
The ghosts represent different groups that are con
Nothing bloody, but living people fall and get hur
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Parents need to know that Ghosts is a comedy series about a couple that ends up living in a house already occupied by ghosts. It has some sex jokes, physical comedy that includes people getting hurt (no blood), and a social group of ghosts, some of which look more ghoulish than they really are. There's also…
Themes like family, community, history, and the opportunity to make the most of life are also present.
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None of the ghosts are bad or cruel, and sometimes help when they can (or when they see fit). They all have their own personalities, but some are quirkier than others. One of the ghosts doesn’t like Irish people.
The ghosts represent different groups that are consistent with those living in the Northeastern part of the U.S. over different time periods in U.S. history. The cast is racially and ethnically diverse, and includes members from Black, AAPI, Latino, and Native American communities. There are, however, some stereotypical characterizations of the LGBTQ+ community, and a generic representation of a member of the Lenape tribe.
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Nothing bloody, but living people fall and get hurt. Ghosts sometimes try to haunt, causing some physical discomforts to the living. One guest is sometimes seen headless, while another has an arrow through his neck. Some look like they did when they died of disease. A lot of this is so over the top it's more funny than creepy.
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Some sexual innuendo in the form of jokes. One of the ghosts died with his pants down and tries to be sexually provocative, and blurring over his genital area suggests nudity.
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Words like "hell," "damn," "crap," and "bastards" are used. There are some bathroom jokes, too.
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One ghost talks about being high when alive, and often acts like she still is.
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Parents need to know that Ghosts is a comedy series about a couple that ends up living in a house already occupied by ghosts. It has some sex jokes, physical comedy that includes people getting hurt (no blood), and a social group of ghosts, some of which look more ghoulish than they really are. There's also some strong language ("hell," "crap," etc.) and references to drug use. Like in many sitcoms, there are some stereotypical portrayals designed for laughs.
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Adapted from the British comedy of the same name , GHOSTS stars Rose McIver and Utkarsh Ambudkar as young professional New York City dwellers who find themselves living in the country with some unexpected guests. When Sam learns that she's inherited a country estate from a distant relative, she and her husband Jay decide to check out the property in order to decide what to do with it. What they don't realize is that Woodstone is a rundown manor already occupied by unliving residents, including Hetty (Rebecca Wisocky), the former lady of the house, a viking named Thorfinn (Devan Chandler Long), refined colonialist Isaac (Brandon Scott Jones), singer Alberta (Danielle Pinnock), Lenape tribe member Sasapapis (Román Zaragoza), and a hippie named Flower (Sheila Carrasco). Rounding out the gang are youth leader Pete (Richie Moriarty), the leather jacket-wearing Crash (Hudson Thames), and the obnoxious Trevor (Asher Grodman), the newest member of the group. As they make their presence known, Sam and Jay soon realize that their lives are about to get more interesting in some very unexpected ways.
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This lively but predictable series comes together well thanks to a quirky ensemble cast, quick banter and solid one-liners. As Sam and Jay navigate their new life in their stately home, the ghosts try to make their connections to the living in different (and often hilarious) ways. Also adding to the fray are a ghoulish, but friendly, group of cholera victims living in the basement. Like most situation comedies, there's some reliance on formulaic humor, some of which isn't sharp enough to steer it away from creating some stereotypical , cliched moments. Overall, it's not as good as its British counterpart , but this version of Ghosts still delivers some lighthearted and enjoyable entertainment.
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How does the British version of the series been adapted to appeal to North American audiences? What are some key similarities and differences between the two?
- Premiere date : October 7, 2021
- Cast : Rose McIver , Utmarsch Ambudkar , Rebecca Wisocky
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- Last updated : July 30, 2023
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Ghosts series five review – this beautifully warm comedy bows out on a high
Ghosts is one of TV’s best comedies, and this funny and clever final season doesn’t disappoint. It is touching and comforting without being cheesy. Let’s hope they haunt us again one day…
G hosts has been one of the warmest and most consistent comedies of the last few years. One of the many feathers in its extremely feathered cap is that its Christmas specials have proved to be the only truly essential festive viewing left. Still, all good hauntings must come to an end, and this fifth series is the last.
In many ways, its end point is arbitrary. The formula is so good, and so well-oiled, that you get the sense it could have gone on for ever. There is a Simpsons-esque longevity built into its bones that would have been hampered only by its actors getting older, since the ghosts are supposed to remain as they were when they died. The only upside to the creators calling time on Button House now is that there is no danger of it outstaying its welcome.
There is a hint of what a future without Ghosts might look like early on in these final episodes, as Alison (Charlotte Ritchie) wakes up to a house without any ghosts in it. It is a reminder that this is how it must look to her husband, Mike, (Kiell Smith-Bynoe), who can’t see the ghosts at all. But it is only an April fool, a prank played on Alison by the ghosts who plainly adore her. She spends the first episode attempting to take her revenge, picking them off one by one, using scotch eggs, tattoos and balloons to target their weak points. The only nut she can’t crack is Pat, the scout leader, who is used to the horrors of teenagers en masse. “Been there, done it, got the T-shirt, mate,” he says; the way Jim Howick delivers the line had me in an inexplicable fit of giggles. The language is luscious, as always, particularly when it comes to Lady Button, who disapproves of Alison’s “new” tattoos. “My own kith and kin, branded like some lowly navvy, painted like a tawdry jezebel,” she hoots, ripely.
The episodes are beautifully structured, too. As Alison makes her way through the pranking list, Mike has to deal with a “loss adjuster” from the insurance company, there to investigate the Gate House fire. Naturally, all worlds collide. There is talk of selling the land, a ghostly gameshow, a mishap with a walk-in safe and, towards the end of the run, a secret that threatens to unsettle everything. There is also a lot of talk of Is It Cake?, which is, obviously, Kitty’s favourite show.
Ghosts is the ultimate in comfort television, without ever seeming as if it is trying too hard to be that. It is often moving, and can catch you by surprise. There’s nothing in this season with quite the same emotional impact as the departure of Katy Wix’s Mary, though the Captain’s backstory comes close. It is as silly as it is touching, but ultimately, every catastrophe or upset or chaotic decision ends with a gentle triumph, and every mess made by the ghosts or the humans becomes an opportunity to learn and grow. And still, it manages to avoid being cheesy.
There are bigger storylines here, as life changes for Alison and Mike, and decisions must be made about the future of the ever-crumbling Button House. We rarely get to see stories on TV about people struggling financially, in any ordinary sense. Most fictional characters seem to live in pristine Victorian semis with vast kitchen extensions, no matter whether they are an investment banker or a teaching assistant. And if they are evidently strapped for cash, it’s usually because they’ve gambled their lives away or rejected their former life as a gangland boss. While it’s a stretch to call Alison and Mike’s setup recognisable, what with all the ghosts, and the mansion, they are broke at a time when much of the country is feeling broke, too. Ghosts is often far more relatable than you would imagine for a show about historical dead people, and this adds to the notion that it really is a show for everyone.
There is a neatness to proceedings, too. Kitty and the Captain are given flashbacks to their deaths, completing the deck of backstories. I was wondering if the final episode would do something profound, like Blackadder or Derry Girls. I won’t give it away, but it sends itself off in a more humble style, with an episode that feels very much like an episode of Ghosts. It certainly doesn’t feel too final, just in case there is ever any desire to revive it. Television has grown very tense in recent years, but there is a lot to be said for TV that is sweet, funny, clever and warm. I hope that one day Ghosts comes back to haunt us.
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Ghosts aired on BBC One and is available on iPlayer
Ghosts: Season Two Ratings
Published: May 12, 2023
(Photo by: Smallz & Raskind/CBS)
Last season, Ghosts was CBS’ highest-rated new scripted series. While comedies like B Positive , How We Roll , and United States of Al were all cancelled , it was no surprise that Ghosts was renewed. But, how will this supernatural comedy perform in season two? Will it continue to be a hit? Will Ghosts be cancelled or renewed for season three? Stay tuned . *Status Update Below.
A single-camera comedy series, the Ghosts TV show stars Rose McIver, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Brandon Scott Jones, Richie Moriarty, Danielle Pinnock, Asher Grodman, Roman Zaragoza, Sheila Carrasco, Rebecca Wisocky, and Devan Chandler Long. Recurring players in season two include Arthur Holden, John Hartman, Betsy Sodaro, Christian Daoust, Rodrigo Fernandez-Stoll, and Ravi Patel. In the story, freelance journalist Samantha (McIver) and up-and-coming chef Jay (Ambudkar) are a couple from New York City. When Sam inherits a rundown country estate in upstate New York, they throw caution to the wind and decide to convert it into a bed & breakfast. The hitch is that the estate is inhabited by numerous spirits of people who’ve died there over the years. The departed souls are a close-knit, eclectic group and are anxious about the commotion that a renovation and a B&B will bring to their home. Their outlook changes when, after an accident, they learn that Sam can see and hear them. In season two, Sam and Jay’s bed & breakfast is now open and the troubles of the estate’s residents are far from over .
The ratings are typically the best indication of a show’s chances of staying on the air. The higher the ratings, the better the chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available.
5/12 update: You can see the latest night’s ratings in context .
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For comparisons: Season one of Ghosts on CBS averaged a 0.54 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 6.37 million viewers in the live+same day ratings.
What do you think? Do you like the Ghosts TV series on CBS? Should it be cancelled or renewed for a third season?
*1/12/23 update: Ghosts has been renewed by CBS for season three.
Check out our CBS status sheet to track the Tiffany network’s new series pickups, renewals, and cancellations. You can find lists of cancelled shows here .
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What a DUMB show. Surprised it made the first season. Amateur writers. Can’t change the channel fast enough
How does anyone get funding for a show that is copied word for word from a show in another country, there is nothing creative or original here, and nor is it done better. To copy is flattery of course, but, if you’re going to lack ideas and want to copy others, do it better. Regrettably, the US version of this show just doesn’t have the dry wit of the English version, but that is hardly surprising is it – but the Uk version is about to begin season 4 i believe, so i guess the americans will copy two more … Read more »
LOL Ever hear of All in the Family, Sanford and Son or American Idol? I could name a thousand others, of course. All original UK series (with different names), all copied in the US and all with good success. I enjoy both versions of Ghosts. Of course the UK version is superior! But that doesn’t make the US version bad.
Me and my friends we love the show Ghosts! We hope that will be on for at least another season! We love the humor, we love the story line, we love the actors! Everything is so perfect! Plus we watch it from Romania, online. So we surly hope to see more of it! Xoxo
I’m used to older Brit “humour” over the American stale 2000+ humor. I watched about 8 of these shows and was not impressed. I also saw CBS had this show on at 10PM, which is very telling. I also don’t like that USA TV nets look away from US talent and go to Europe for ideas and shows. It’s bad enough we go to Europe for TV spot ideas and production. CBS could do better than this show. I am glad it is not just a white-only show… but still needs minorities.
November 17th was a rerun.
A bit more “sparkly” than the BBC UK series and nearly as good. Rose McIver’s performance is a treat to watch.
Living for the Dead Season 1: How Many Episodes & When Do New Episodes Come Out?
Posted: October 18, 2023 | Last updated: October 18, 2023
Viewers of Living for the Dead season 1 are wondering how many episodes are in the series and when each new episode comes out. It follows five queer ghost hunters who travel across the nation to help the living by healing the dead. These queer ghost hunters will explore the world's most infamous haunted locations. Together, they will try to bring greater acceptance for both the living and the dead.
Here’s how many episodes are in Living for the Dead season 1 and on what day new episodes come out.
How many episodes are in Living for the Dead season 1?
Living for the Dead season 1 has 8 episodes.
The episode list is as follows:
- Episode 1: Rainbows and Clowns
- Episode 2: A Spookiki With the Dead
- Episode 3: A Haunted Gaycation
- Episode 4: Dying for Hallow-Kween
- Episode 5: The Werking Dead
- Episode 6: Keep Your Disembodied Hands to Yourself!
- Episode 7: Where There’s a Will, There’s a Slay
- Episode 8: A Lamp Slayance
Living for the Dead premieres on October 18, 2023, with all eight episodes dropping on the same day. It is executive produced by David Collins, Michael Williams, Rob Eric, Renata Lombardo, Kristen Stewart, CJ Romero, and Elaine White.
Kristen Stewart is the narrator of this Hulu television series. The cast of Living for the Dead includes Alexandre LeMay, Roz Hernandez, Ken Boggle, Juju Bae, and Logan Taylor.
When do new Living for the Dead episodes come out?
All episodes of Living for the Dead season 1 are currently available to watch. There are no new episodes.
The official synopsis for the series reads:
“From Executive Producer Kristen Stewart and the creators of Queer Eye, join five fabulous, queer ghost hunters crisscross the country, helping the living by healing the dead. As they explore some of the world's most infamous haunted locations, they’ll shed light on those not seen and illuminate untold stories. Together they’ll push past boundaries to bring acceptance to the misunderstood – living and dead. This is Living For The Dead, Ghost Hunties!”
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