Spooksville (TV series)

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Spooksville
Genre Horror, Adventure
Created by Christopher Pike
Developed by Dan Angel
Directed by Ken Friss
James Head
Michael Robison
Music by James Jandrisch
Country of origin Canada
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 22 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s) Harvey Kahn
Allen Lewis
Christopher Pike
Jillian Share
Gary Shaw
Jane Startz
Producer(s) Harvey Kahn
Cinematography Michael Balfry
Spooksville
Editor(s) Nicole Ratcliffe
Gordon Rempel
Running time 30 minutes
Distributor Hub Television Network
Release
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.[1] The show is based on the book series of the same name. The show is produced by Jane Startz,[2] who also produced Tuck Everlasting and Ella Enchanted.[3] The show is adapted for TV by James Krieg (Scooby-Doo, Batman, Spider-Man, Green Lantern, and Spectacular!). The series was not renewed for a second season.

Synopsis[edit]

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.

Cast[edit]

Main cast[edit]

  • Keean Johnson as Adam Freeman, a teenage 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[4]
  • 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.

Recurring cast[edit]

  • 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[edit]

Year Award Category Recipient(s) Result
2014 Young Artist Award[5] 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
Harrison Houde Nominated
Outstanding Young Ensemble in a TV Series Katie Douglas, Keean Johnson, Nick Purcha, Morgan Taylor Campbell Nominated

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