Wednesday, March 31, 2021

CBS Gives Series Order to Comedy 'Ghosts' Starring Rose McIver and Utkarsh Ambudkar

CBS has today given a series order to the original comedy series Ghosts starring Rose McIver (iZombie) and Utkarsh Ambudkar (The Mindy Project). The comedy will debut during the 2021-22 broadcast schedule.

Based on the British series of the same name, the comedy follows a struggling young couple, Samantha (McIver) and Jay (Ambudkar), whose dreams come true when they inherit a beautiful country house, only to find it's both falling apart and inhabited by many of the deceased previous residents.

The comedy also stars Rebecca Wisocky, Brandon Scott Jones, Danielle Pinnock, Asher Grodman, Richie Moriarty, Sheila Carrasco and Rom√°n Zaragoza.

Joe Port and Joe Wiseman wrote the pilot, which was directed by Trent O'Donnell. They executive produce with Mathew Baynton, Jim Howick, Simon Farnaby, Laurence Rickard, Ben Willbond, Martha Howe-Douglas, Alison Carpenter, Debra Hayward, Alison Owen and Angie Stephenson. CBS Studios, Lionsgate Television, BBC Studios and Monumental Television produce.