Spooksville (TV series)
|Created by||Christopher Pike|
|Developed by||Dan Angel|
|Directed by||Ken Friss|
|Music by||James Jandrisch|
|Country of origin||Canada|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||22 (list of episodes)|
|Executive producer(s)||Harvey Kahn|
|Running time||30 minutes|
|Distributor||Hub Television Network|
|Original network||Hub Network|
|Original release||October 26, 2013 – May 17, 2014|
Spooksville is an action/adventure live action TV series that premiered on the Hub Network on October 26, 2013. The show is based on the book series of the same name. The show is produced by Jane Startz, who also produced Tuck Everlasting and Ella Enchanted. The show is adapted for TV by James Krieg (Scooby-Doo, Batman, Spider-Man, Green Lantern, and Spectacular!).
On October 13, 2014, the series was canceled after one season.
The new kid in town discovers that he holds the key to a battle between good and evil that has been taking place for centuries in a bizarre small town that plays host to a wide array of supernatural and unexplained occurrences.
- Keean Johnson as Adam Freeman, a teenager who moves to Springville along with his father. He discovers many secrets along with his friends, including one about his supposedly deceased mother, revealing that she formerly lived in Spooksville and is one of the few people who knows its strange and dark secrets. He eventually finds out that his mother is alive from Ann Templeton, through a magic spell.
- Katie Douglas as Sally Wilcox, a fearless and sarcastic girl, who also is trying to discover the many secrets of Spooksville, mostly the many reasons for the bizarre events that take place there.
- Nick Purcha as Watch Waverly
- Morgan Taylor Campbell as Ann Templeton. (Only credited in episodes in which she appeared) A teenage girl, who lives alone in a manor called Shadowmire, along with her servant Moorpark. She is revealed to come from with a long line of witches, starting from the town witch Madeline Templeton, who, back in the era of the Salem Witch trials, was punished and cursed the entire town of Spooksville.
- Samuel Patrick Chu as Brandon
- Steve Bacic as George Freeman
- Kimberly Sustad as Madeline Templeton, the witch responsible for cursing the entire town of Springville before her supposed execution.
- Peter Bryant as Moorpark
- Frank C. Turner as The Mayor
- Jacqueline Samuda as Mrs. Waverly
- Reece Alexander as Officer Dugan
- Harrison Houde as Stanley 'Scaredy' Katzman
- Glynis Davies as Principal Blackwater
- Patricia Harras as Dodie Wilcox
- Erica Carroll as Laurel Hall
Awards and nominations
|2014||Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a TV Series - Leading Young Actor||Keean Johnson||Nominated|
|Best Performance in a TV Series - Leading Young Actress||Katie Douglas||Nominated|
|Best Performance in a TV Series - Supporting Young Actor||Nick Purcha||Nominated|
|Best Performance in a TV Series - Supporting Young Actress||Morgan Taylor Campbell||Nominated|
|Best Performance in a TV Series - Guest Starring Young Actor 11-13||Sean Michael Kyer||Nominated|
|Best Performance in a TV Series - Guest Starring Young Actress 17-21||Tiera Skovbye||Nominated|
|Best Performance in a TV Series - Recurring Young Actor 17-21||Samuel Patrick Chu||Nominated|
|Outstanding Young Ensemble in a TV Series||Katie Douglas, Keean Johnson, Nick Purcha, Morgan Taylor Campbell||Nominated|
- "The Hub to Launch Brand New Series SPOOKVILLE, 10/26".
- "The Hub launches 2012-13 program slate". KidScreen. March 1, 2012. Retrieved January 3, 2013.
- "New 'Care Bears' Cartoon, Christopher Pike Horror Anthology for The Hub".
- "Booking: SPOOKSVILLE - Brad Mellesmoen".
- "35th Annual Young Artist Awards - Nominations / Special Awards".