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GHOSTS Showrunners Joe Port and Joe Wiseman Pick Their Favorite Season 1 Moments

June 23, 2022 by  
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Pictured (L-R) Danielle Pinnock as Alberta, Rebecca Wisocky as Hetty, Devan Chandler Long as Thorfinn, Rose McIver as Samantha, Asher Grodman as Trevor, Utkarsh Ambudkar as Jay, Brandon Scott Jones as Isaac, Richie Moriarty as Pete, Sheila Carrasco as Flower and Román Zaragoza as Sasappis. Photo: Bertrand Calmeau/CBS ©2021 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

GHOSTS, quite simply, is fantastic.

The CBS comedy—an adaptation of the British series by the same name—follows Sam (Rose McIver), a young woman whose life is turned upside when an accident leaves her with an unexpected gift: the ability to see (and communicate with) ghosts. That complicates things as she and her husband, Jay (Utkarsh Ambudkar), try to turn the estate they inherited into a charming bed and breakfast…all while a gaggle of spirits (ranging from a Viking warrior to a ’90s finance bro) have some very strong opinions about what’s being done to their home.

Naturally, fun mayhem follows. Sam and the ghosts form a bond as they get to know each other. And though Jay can’t see what’s going on around him, thanks to a temporary possession and Sam as his go-between, he manages to forge his own special connections with their unexpected roommates, too.

The series—which finished up its first season in April; season 2 was ordered in January—came out of the gate strong, somehow balancing its ten-person ensemble with laugh-out-loud moments, emotional backstories, and unexpected mysteries. It’s the perfect dose of joy, whether you watch it weekly or saved it all to binge. (The first season is reairing Thursdays at 9/8c over the summer on CBS; additionally, the episodes are streaming on Paramount+.)

With production of season 2 just getting started, showrunners Joe Port and Joe Wiseman looked back at the first season of the series, sharing their favorite moments from each cast member (so far)—and offered a couple of teases about what’s to come…

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