Nickelodeon Orders Second Season of HAUNTED HATHAWAYS
Deadline reports Nickelodeon ordered a 22-episode second season of promising new comedy series Haunted Hathaways. Additionally, the cable network has extended the second season of Nick at Nite's See Dad Run with an order for 13 additionally episodes. In its first season, Haunted Hathaways is drawing 2.3 million total viewers and averages a 4.0/1.3M with kids 2-11 and a 5.0/959K with kids 6-11. The series is posting 13% year-over-year gains with kids 2-11 and 6-11 in the Saturday 8:30 PM slot. In its second season, See Dad Run is averaging 1.2 million total viewers, up 3% among adults 18-49 in the Sunday 8 PM period.
Following a much publicized ratings slump, Nickelodeon has been on a rebound, finishing the recent third quarter up 12% vs. 2012. Since May, Nick has successfully launched five new series: Sam & Cat, Haunted Hathaways, Instant Mom (on Nick at Nite), Sanjay & Craig, and Paw Patrol. Nick's next live-action series, The Thundermans, premieres November 2. See Dad Run is executive produced by star Scott Baio, Mitchell Katlin, Nat Bernstein, Tina Albanese, Patrick Labyorteaux, Jason Hervey, and Eric Bischoff. Haunted Hathaways is executive produced by Robert Peacock, Boyce Bugliari and Jamie McLaughlin.
In this brand new show, fantasy meets family, kooky meets spooky, and the Hathaway family meets... ghosts? After Being uprooted from New York to New Orleans, the Hathaways were ready to just get back to their normal lives in their new home, but little did they know that a family of ghosts had the same idea! Can two families, literally from different worlds, live in haunted harmony?