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‘Ghosts’ Cast: What the Stars of the CBS Sitcom Look Like in Real Life

Ghosts Cast What the Stars of the CBS Sitcom Look Like in Real Life

A haunting hoot! Ghosts is not the typical sitcom, but the transformations of the actors on the show are just part of the fun.

The CBS series, which premiered in October 2021, follows married couple Sam ( Rose McIver ) and Jay ( Utkarsh Ambudkar ) after they inherit a country estate. The pair plan to convert the historic home into a bed and breakfast, but their situation grows more complicated when Sam suffers a near-death experience in the house and suddenly acquires the ability to see the ghosts who live there .

The personalities of the spirits range from a Viking to a Prohibition-era singer to a flower child. Their knowledge (and costumes!) span centuries since they all died on the property and failed to move on to the afterlife over the years.

Joe Wiseman explained in October 2021 how he and fellow showrunner Joe Port crafted the ghost characters.

“The first thing we did was look at the macro and we thought of American archetypes and what kind of characters were from what period,” Wiseman told Entertainment Tonight at the time. “We sort of landed on the Northeast, where the Hudson Valley is and where the show is located, because we felt like that had American history baked into it.”

One character, in particular, dictated the background of the show’s entire ensemble, as the executive producers were set on including Thorfinn, played by Devan Chandler Long .

“One thing early on that we decided we wanted was a Viking,” Wiseman recalled. “And we just thought that would be a fun character to have. That sort of forced our hand a little bit in terms of location because we did a lot of research for all the characters. We wanted things to be historically accurate as much as possible because it’s just as easy to be accurate and funny as it is to make things up.”

Following “a lot of research about Vikings,” the creative team discovered that some sailed “down the coast from Canada and did exploratory missions inland,” Wiseman said. “So it rang true that one would be in the Hudson Valley.”

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The key to the show’s charm was to build a diverse cast of undead characters. “The fact that these people who never would have met in real life from all different kinds of people, from all different kinds of places, but also from different eras who literally weren’t even alive at the same time,” Port told the outlet. “It’s a very interesting world where, even though they’re very different, because they’re forced together, they become friends and learn a lot from each other.”

Scroll through the gallery below to see what the stars of Ghosts look like in real life:

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A haunting hoot! Ghosts is not the typical sitcom, but the transformations of the actors on the show are just part of the fun. The CBS series, which premiered in October 2021, follows married couple Sam ( Rose McIver ) and Jay ( Utkarsh Ambudkar ) after they inherit a country estate. The pair plan to convert the historic home into a bed and breakfast, but their situation grows more complicated when Sam suffers a near-death experience in the house and suddenly acquires the ability to see the ghosts who live there . The personalities of the spirits range from a Viking to a Prohibition-era singer to a flower child. Their knowledge (and costumes!) span centuries since they all died on the property and failed to move on to the afterlife over the years. Joe Wiseman explained in October 2021 how he and fellow showrunner Joe Port crafted the ghost characters. “The first thing we did was look at the macro and we thought of American archetypes and what kind of characters were from what period,” Wiseman told Entertainment Tonight at the time. “We sort of landed on the Northeast, where the Hudson Valley is and where the show is located, because we felt like that had American history baked into it.” [sendtonews type="float" key="LW00Gz1ZhL-2839793-14453"] One character, in particular, dictated the background of the show’s entire ensemble, as the executive producers were set on including Thorfinn, played by Devan Chandler Long . “One thing early on that we decided we wanted was a Viking,” Wiseman recalled. “And we just thought that would be a fun character to have. That sort of forced our hand a little bit in terms of location because we did a lot of research for all the characters. We wanted things to be historically accurate as much as possible because it’s just as easy to be accurate and funny as it is to make things up.” Following “a lot of research about Vikings,” the creative team discovered that some sailed “down the coast from Canada and did exploratory missions inland,” Wiseman said. “So it rang true that one would be in the Hudson Valley.” The key to the show’s charm was to build a diverse cast of undead characters. “The fact that these people who never would have met in real life from all different kinds of people, from all different kinds of places, but also from different eras who literally weren’t even alive at the same time,” Port told the outlet. “It’s a very interesting world where, even though they’re very different, because they’re forced together, they become friends and learn a lot from each other.” Scroll through the gallery below to see what the stars of Ghosts look like in real life:

ghost season one cast

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Rebecca Wisocky (Hetty)

The actress plays one of the former owners of Woodstone Manor and an ancestor of Sam’s. The family gained their fortune as robber barons. Outside of Ghosts , Wisocky is best known for her stint on Devious Maids from 2013 to 2016. 

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Brandon Scott Jones (Isaac)

Isaac is a Revolutionary War soldier who continues to struggle with his sexuality in the centuries after his death. His portrayer is a comedian who previously appeared in Isn’t It Romantic , The Other Two and The Good Place . 

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Richie Moriarty (Pete)

Moriarty plays an ‘80s-era scoutmaster who is an eternal optimist despite being killed by a kid who accidentally shot him in the neck with an arrow. Prior to landing his role on Ghosts , the comedian guest-starred on What We Do in the Shadows , Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt , The Last O.G. and Search Party .

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Credit: CBS; Courtesy of Danielle Pinnock/Instagram

Danielle Pinnock (Alberta)

Pinnock is a scene-stealer as sassy 1920s-era jazz singer Alberta. Fans may recognize the comedian from Young Sheldon , A Black Lady Sketch Show , This Is Us and Get Shorty .

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Credit: CBS; Courtesy of Devan Chandler Long/Instagram

Devan Chandler Long (Thorfinn)

Thorfinn is a brute Viking on the series, but his portrayer has shown his range since he began acting in 2011, landing recurring roles on Doom Patrol , The Rookie , Runaways and Bosch .  

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Sheila Carrasco (Flower)

Before embodying hippie Flower, Carrasco appeared on Jane the Virgin , The Good Place , Life in Pieces and The Odd Couple .

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Credit: CBS; Courtesy of Roman Zaragoza/Instagram

Roman Zaragoza (Sasappis)

Zaragoza, who plays a Native American with a gift for storytelling, started acting at a young age. He is a Disney Channel alum who guest-starred on Austin & Ally from 2014 to 2015. For the past 10 years, he has worked with Native Voices at the Autry, the only Native American Equity theatre company in the United States.

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Asher Grodman (Trevor)

The actor portrays a ‘90s-era finance bro on the sitcom. He has guest-starred on Chicago Med , Succession and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and also works as an acting teacher. 

Ghosts airs on CBS Thursdays at 9 p.m. ET. 

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'Ghosts' Cast and Character Guide

Meet the characters (living and otherwise) of the hit CBS show!

CBS' Ghosts is an American remake of a popular British sitcom. Much like The Office and Shameless before it, it's become a highly-rated smash hit adored by audiences and critics alike. Joe Port and Joe Wiseman came on board from the original series across the pond to adapt the series for CBS and have served as showrunners of the American series for two seasons thus far. Ghosts follows married couple Samantha ( Rose McIver ) and Jay ( Utkarsh Ambudkar ) as they inherit the Woodstone Estate, a beautiful mansion, from a distant relative of Sam's. Together, they have dreams of renovating an old home into a bed and breakfast, but upon arriving, Samantha discovers that many spirits are haunting the halls, and she's the only one that can interact with them.

If you're curious and want to learn more about the cast behind your favorite group of ghosts, look below to find out who's who in this spooky ensemble.

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Rose McIver as Samantha “Sam” Arondekar

Sam Arondekar inherits a mansion from a distant relative, and although she has dreams of turning it into something grand, that bubble pops when she realizes that she can both see and speak to the ghosts in the mansion. She discovers that she has this ability because she once had a near-death experience. With this newfound ability and the support of her husband, Jay, Sam tries to help the ghosts out.

Sam is played by Rose McIver, who you may have previously seen eating brains and solving crimes as Olivia "Liv" Moore on The CW's iZombie , an adaptation of the comic book of the same name. She also had a starring role in Netflix's A Christmas Prince and the subsequent sequels The Royal Wedding and The Royal Baby . Here's what McIver told Collider about Ghosts Season 2 during San Diego Comic-Con 2022 :

“There’s a deepening that has happened between the connections of everybody — between the ghosts within themselves and also the ghosts and the livings, and even Jay to the ghosts. I often say this; even though he doesn’t communicate with them directly, he understands them a lot better than Sam does some of the time. He’s more inclined to believe things. He’s more open-minded in a lot of ways. So I feel like the depth, and we’ve all professed love to each other now, that’s a pretty major way to go — [to Jones] you’ve professed a lot of love, actually. You and [Nigel]. So there’s a lot this season we kind of get to unpack further and further.”

Utkarsh Ambudkar as Jay Arondekar

Utkarsh Ambudkar plays the hilarious chef Jay Arondekar, Sam's loving and supportive husband. Unfortunately, he cannot see the ghosts in their new mansion. Initially, the supernatural presence in their house freaks him out, and he doesn't believe Sam until after she has a freak accident and slips into a coma. But slowly, he starts to accept the ghosts and even goes on to play D&D with them.

Ambudkar is known for his film roles in Pitch Perfect , Blindspotting , and Free Guy alongside Ryan Reynolds , Jodie Comer , and Joe Keery . He also has had roles in television shows, including The Mindy Project , White Famous , Never Have I Ever , and The Dropout . He's also shown off his improv skills on Ghosts and continues to be one of the funniest actors to watch on the show. Next up for Ambudkar, he will be starring as King Bumi in the live-action remake of Avatar: The Last Airbender , set to be released on Netflix in 2023 .

Brandon Scott Jones as Captain Isaac Higgintoot

Noticeable to the living as a foul passing order, Captain Isaac Higgintoot is a former American revolution officer who passed away from dysentery two weeks after the siege of Fort Ticonderoga. Unfortunately, his American Revolution legacy was forgotten. But even in this afterlife of relative anonymity, Higgintoot struggles with his closeted sexuality. He didn't come from a time in which he could be openly gay but comes out with the help of his fellow ghost, Hetty.

Played with comedic flair, Brandon Scott Jones brings the prim and proper gentleman ghost to life. Brandon Scott Jones has previously starred in the Rebel Wilson rom-com Isn't It Romantic? . He also co-wrote and starred in another Rebel Wilson film for Netflix, Senior Year . Ghosts was his breakout role, for which he received a Critic's Choice Award nomination. Jones is also set to appear in the vampire horror-comedy Renfield in an as-yet-undisclosed role.

Danielle Pinnock as Alberta Haynes

A former Prohibition-era jazz singer with joie de vivre, Alberta Hynes, uses Sam's help to find out how she really died. Sam does some investigating and discovers that Alberta's death was caused by poisoned moonshine. When she was alive, Alberta played dirty to get to the top and often threw her rivals under the bus, leading her to develop a few enemies. While humming sweet melodies, Alberta can be heard by not only the living but Alexa devices as well. She is played by Danielle Pinnock , who made her television debut in an episode of This Is Us . She went on to star in a multi-episode arc for CBS's Young Sheldon , but Ghosts is by far her most popular role yet. Here's what Pinnock said during an episode of Collider Ladies Night Pre-Party about Alberta's murder and where that arc could go next:

“For the 100 years that she's been there, she's been telling the ghosts that she thinks she's murdered, and they've been gaslighting her the whole time. I mean, Hetty’s like, ‘Sis, you died of a heart attack. Leave it alone.’ And a lot of these ghosts probably were there when it happened, so I’m curious to see, as we get farther along in the episodes, which ghost knows more information than what they're telling.”

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Richie Moriarity as Pete Martino

Richie Moriarty plays Pete Martino, a sweet, cheerful, and socially inept Pinecone Trooper leader. He died in 1985 after one of his troops accidentally discharged an arrow and shot him in the neck. He harbors an unrequited crush on songstress Alberta. Moriarty has had appearances in several television shows, including Orange Is The New Black , Search Party , House of Cards , and What We Do In The Shadows . His role in Ghosts marks the first main character he's played in a live-action television show.

Asher Grodman as Trevor Lefkowitz

The youngest of the group of ghosts haunting the mansion, Trevor is a hedonistic, wealthy former Wall Street tycoon who died from an accidental drug overdose. Notably, his dead body was found pantsless. Because of his recent death, Trevor can interact with the living to a limited degree if he concentrates enough.

Like many of his fellow castmates, Ghosts is Asher Grodman 's first series regular role in a television series. Before the show, Grodman had guest-starring roles on HBO's Succession and Netflix's House of Cards . He wrote, directed, and produced the short film The Train (2015), which starred Academy Award winner Eli Wallach in his final performance and was featured in multiple film festivals, including the Vancouver International Film Festival.

Sheila Carrasco as Susan "Flower" Montero

Sheila Carrasco plays Flower, a charming, happy-go-lucky hippie who unfortunately met her end when she tried to befriend a bear while she was under the influence of psychedelics. The bear, sadly, mauled her to death. Passing through her makes the living instantly high. Previously, Carrasco starred in a multi-episode arc on Jane the Virgin and the Snap Original #VanLife .

Devan Chandler Long as Thorfinn

Thorfinn, also referred to as Thor, was a Viking and is the oldest ghost on the estate. Thousands of years ago, he once set out on an expedition to North America. His journey was cut short after he was struck by lightning and abandoned by his crew. He can make lights flicker in the land of the living. His two favorite things to talk about are fighting and seafood.

Devan Chandler Long brings an infectious energy to our favorite Viking. Before his acting career, he almost played in the NFL. An injury dashed his dreams of playing pro football. Since then, he's pivoted to acting to great success, especially with his series-regular role in Ghosts.

Rebecca Wisocky as Hetty Woodstone

As played by Rebecca Wisocky , Hetty Woodstone is the exacting self-proclaimed lady of the house. She's also the original owner of the Woodstone Estate, Sam's great-great-great-great grandmother. When she was alive, Hetty was snooty and frowned upon working-class folk, partially because her husband cheated on her with their maid.

Before Ghosts , Wisocky had a series-regular role on Lifetime's Devious Maids and a recurring role in The Mentalist . Recently, she appeared in Netflix's controversial Marilyn Monroe movie Blonde and David O. Russell 's Amsterdam alongside Christian Bale and Margot Robbie .

Román Zaragoza as Sasappis/"Sass"

Sass was a member of the Lenape tribe with a penchant for cynicism. The Native American is often left to be the voice of reason among the ghosts, but he secretly enjoys stirring the pot and starting drama. Sam helps him establish a long-distance relationship with his former crush, Shiki ( Crystle Lightning ), a ghost stuck in a magazine office in town. Román Zaragoza previously starred on ABC's Stumptown and Disney Channel's Austin & Ally , but Ghosts ultimately allowed Zaragoza to shine.

Ghosts on CBS: how to watch season 1 and what we know about season 2

The new CBS comedy Ghosts is based on a British sitcom of the same name.

Richie Moriarty, Brandon Scott Jones, Sheila Carrasco and Rebecca Wisocky in Ghosts

CBS' Ghosts was one of the new shows for the network in the 2021-2022 TV season, and it proved to be a hit. Adapted from a British TV series of the same name, Ghosts joins CBS’ comedy repertoire of Young Sheldon , United States of Al and B Positive on Thursdays, as well as The Neighborhood and Bob Hearts Abishola across the week.

Joe Port and Joe Wiseman, a writing duo that have previous credits for New Girl and Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist , developed the series for American TV from Tom Kingsley’s original series Ghosts , which debuted on BBC One in 2019 and is still on air in the UK.

Now that the American version of Ghosts has come to the end of the first season and already has earned a renewal for season 2 , here is what you need to know about how to watch Ghosts season 1 and the bits of info we have on season 2 so far.

How to watch Ghosts season 1

All episodes of Ghosts season 1 are available to stream right now on the Paramount Plus streaming service. Pluto TV, a free ad-supported service, also has most of the Ghosts season 1 episodes. Episodes and the full season are also available to rent digitally on-demand.

CBS may also opt to air some episodes of Ghosts season 1 on the network between now and the new fall TV season. To catch those, you'll need to have access to CBS through either a traditional pay-TV cable/satellite service (all of which offer CBS), a TV antenna to receive local CBS station signals or a live TV streaming service that carries CBS: fuboTV , Hulu with Live TV and YouTube TV .

UK viewers are finally getting the chance to see the US adaptation of Ghosts , with the entire first season of the show available to stream starting November 20, 2022.

When is the next Ghosts episode?

Ghosts season 1 has aired all of its episodes. It has already been renewed for a second season, which is expected to premiere on CBS as part of the network's fall 2022 lineup. A specific date is not available at this time.

What is the plot of Ghosts?

Here is the official synopsis for Ghosts , per CBS:

“ Ghosts is a single-camera comedy about Samantha and Jay, a cheerful freelance journalist and up-and-coming chef from the city, respectively, who throw both caution and money to the wind when they decide to convert a huge rundown country estate they inherited into a bed & breakfast—only to find it’s inhabited by the many spirits of deceased residents who now call it home. The departed souls are a close-knit, eclectic group that includes a saucy Prohibition-era lounge singer; a pompous 1700’s Militiaman; a ‘60s hippie fond of hallucinogens; an overly upbeat ‘80s scout troop leader; a cod-obsessed Viking explorer from 1009; a slick ‘90s finance bro; a sarcastic and witty Native from the 1500s; and a society woman and wife of an 1800’s robber baron who is Samantha’s ancestor, to name a few. If the spirits were anxious about the commotion a renovation and B&B will create in their home, it’s nothing compared to when they realize Samantha is the first live person who can see and hear them.”

SPOILERS AHEAD as we are going to get into some of the events of the Ghosts season 1 finale. So if you're not caught up probably best to go watch the show before reading on.

In "Farnsby & B," Sam and Jay are just about ready to officially open their B&B, but realize that they have a nearby competitor, the Farnsby & B. Sam and Jay challenge the rival establishment to a game of pickle ball with the winner getting to remain open. They beat Farnsby & B and are now ready to welcome their first guests. Or so they think.

Earlier in the episode, after Sam and the ghostly occupants of the house have gotten to know each other, Thor says that she can lift the curse he set upon the house at the beginning of the season. However, worried that doing so would prevent her from continuing to see the ghosts, and perhaps wondering what's the worse that could happen, Sam chooses not to lift the curse.

Just as the first guests arrive, the house crumbles to ruins. Is this the result of Thor's curse or is it simply a coincidence?

Who is in the Ghosts cast?

Ghosts is certainly an ensemble comedy, with the primary cast being made up of Rose McIver, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Danielle Pinnock, Brandon Scott Jones, Sheila Carrasco, Richie Moriarty, Devon Chandler Long, Asher Grodman, Román Zaragoza, Rebecca Wisocky.

Here is who they all play in the show:

  • Rose McIver - Sam
  • Utkarsh Ambudkar - Jay 
  • Danielle Pinnock - Alberta
  • Brandon Scott Jones - Isaac
  • Sheila Carrasco - Flower
  • Richie Moriarty - Pete
  • Devon Chandler Long - Thorfinn 
  • Asher Grodman - Trevor 
  • Román Zaragoza - Sasappis 
  • Rebecca Wisocky - Hetty 

No official announcement has been made about who is returning for Ghosts season 2, but we can make a pretty good guess that McIver and Ambudkar, along with the main ensemble of ghosts, will all be back.

Now that the season has concluded, stars Rose McIver and Brandon Scott Jones spoke about the events of the finale and their characters' arcs. They do go into spoilers so be sure you're caught up before reading them.

Is there a Ghosts trailer?

CBS released a two-minute trailer for Ghosts that introduces fans to both Sam and Jay as well as their new ghost friends. Watch it below. 

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While the cast of Ghosts makes viewers of the CBS comedy laugh on a weekly basis, the stars are cracking up behind the scenes all of the time if Season 1’s blooper reel is any indication.

Appearing at San Diego Comic-Con following the success of its freshman run and on the heels of its upcoming second season, Ghosts was represented at the convention during a panel presentation with the cast. During the session, attendees were treated with over two minutes of hilarious bloopers.

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Among the stars on site for the celebration were Rose McIver , Utkarsh Ambudkar , Richie Moriarty , Danielle Pinnock , Asher Grodman , Sheila Carrasco , Román Zaragoza , Brandon Scott Jones , and Devan Long . Along with attending the panel, they can’t help but crack up in the hilarious and spirited blooper reel which includes the all-too-familiar forgetting of lines, making each other laugh, and some clumsy moments.

For those less familiar with the new fan-favorite comedy, Ghosts follows young couple, Sam (McIver) and Jay (Ambudkar), who move into her relative’s old mansion with the hope of transforming it into a Bed and Breakfast. When Sam falls on the stairs, she awakes to find that she can see ghosts, many of which are dwelling around Woodstone.

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Catch the hilarious video, above, and don’t miss what’s next for Sam, Jay, and the ghosts when Ghosts returns to television this fall. Until then, stay tuned for more first looks like this one.

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It's almost time for the last ever episode of Ghosts , with fans of the BBC sitcom nervously waiting to find out what becomes of their favourite characters.

The series comes from the comedy minds behind Horrible Histories and Yonderland , chronicling the chaotic goings-on at a house shared by a young couple and an eclectic group of spectres.

Charlotte Ritchie and Kiell Smith-Bynoe play Button House owners Mike and Alison, who mark a major milestone in the final episode as they bring home their newborn baby from hospital – as seen in the recent trailer .

How will this major new development change things? For starters, it sees the return of Mike's mother, Betty (Sutara Gayle), who is keen to ensure her granddaughter is getting the best care.

Read on for everything you need to know about the Ghosts cast, ahead of the Christmas 2023 special on BBC One.

Ghosts cast: Who stars in the 2023 Christmas special?

Charlotte ritchie plays alison.

Ghosts character Alison (Charlotte Ritchie) stares intensely into the distance as she writes something by hand

Who is Alison? Alison is a cash-strapped woman who finds out that she has inherited a country manor from her "step-great-auntie" – a distant relative who died leaving no direct descendants.

In the first series, she has a near-death experience that gives her the ability to see ghosts, allowing her to get to know the larger-than-life personalities haunting her new home. Over time, they become unlikely friends, but life in Button House still has plenty of challenges – especially when Alison becomes pregnant.

Where have I seen Charlotte Ritchie before? She played Nurse Barbara Gilbert on Call The Midwife until making a heartbreaking exit in season 7 , and previously starred in Channel 4 comedy Fresh Meat as Oregon.

Since leaving Midwife, she has also co-starred in Netflix's Feel Good and E4's Dead Pixels , as well as making guest appearances in Doctor Who and Death in Paradise . More recently, she joined the Grantchester cast for season 7, playing a love interest to vicar William Davenport (Tom Brittney), and took on a dark new role for You season 4.

Kiell Smith-Bynoe plays Mike

Mike (Kiell Smith-Bynoe) holds baby Mia in Button House

Who is Mike? Mike is Charlotte's husband, who moves with her to Button House to help renovate the dilapidated property. He isn't able to see the ghosts like Alison can, but does believe that they exist and supports her in coping with them where he can.

The writers of Ghosts have dismissed the idea of finding a way for Mike to see the paranormal tenants himself, feeling it would change the premise of the show too radically and irreversibly. Besides, Mike gets into plenty of hijinks all on his own, with the season 4 finale following his ill-fated purchase of a taxidermy bear.

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Where have I seen Kiell Smith-Bynoe before? Smith-Bynoe is best known for playing Dean in acclaimed Channel 4 comedy Stath Lets Flats, while he has also appeared in Man Like Mobeen, Death in Paradise and Bloods.

He made a guest appearance in Daisy May Cooper comedy The Witchfinder and featured in Dave mockumentary Live at the Moth Club. Most recently, he starred alongside Lily Allen and Freema Agyeman in Sky comedy Dreamland , before being named the new host of The Great British Sewing Bee .

Mathew Baynton plays Thomas

Programme Name: Ghosts - TX: n/a - Episode: n/a (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: Thomas Thorne (MAT BAYNTON) - (C) Button Hall Productions - Photographer: Mark Johnson

Who is Thomas? A failed romantic poet who now haunts Button House. He quickly becomes infatuated with Alison, and finds it hard to accept that she isn't interested in him.

Where have I seen Mathew Baynton before? The Horrible Histories and Yonderland star first came to national attention in the Gavin & Stacey cast , where he played Smithy's dim-witted friend and colleague, Deano. He teamed up with James Corden once again on comedy-drama series The Wrong Mans.

His other television credits include ITV's Vanity Fair, The Split, Peep Show and Sky's You, Me and the Apocalypse. This Christmas, you can also find Baynton in family blockbuster Wonka , which is co-written by Simon Farnaby (more on him below).

Simon Farnaby plays Julian

Programme Name: Ghosts - TX: n/a - Episode: n/a (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: Julian (SIMON FARNABY) - (C) Button Hall Productions - Photographer: Mark Johnson

Who is Julian? A Conservative MP who passed away under embarrassing circumstances. Hint: he's not wearing any trousers. Julian also has the ability to move objects in the real world, but only short distances and with great concentration. His fellow ghosts regard Julian as morally bankrupt, although he has shown a softer side from time to time.

Where have I seen Simon Farnaby before? As well as Horrible Histories and Yonderland, Simon Farnaby has also had roles in Detectorists and This Time with Alan Partridge, as well as a brief cameo appearance in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

Behind the camera, he is known for co-writing family adventure Paddington 2, which received critical acclaim and was a box office hit, and reunited with director Paul King for Hollywood blockbuster Wonka, starring Timothée Chalamet.

Lolly Adefope plays Kitty

Programme Name: Ghosts - TX: n/a - Episode: n/a (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: Kitty (LOLLY ADEFOPE) - (C) Button Hall Productions - Photographer: Mark Johnson

Who is Kitty? One of the ghosts haunting Alison and Mike, Kitty is a Georgian noblewoman who is very kind and easily excited. Sadly, she's also rather naive and this has been exploited in the past – including by her mean sister.

Where have I seen Lolly Adefope before? The comedy star played infuriating roving reporter Ruth Duggan in This Time with Alan Partridge , while she also stars in US comedies Shrill and Miracle Workers.

She also competed on the fourth season of Greg Davies and Alex Horne's smash hit Taskmaster . This year, we've seen her in offbeat Channel 4 sitcom Everyone Else Burns and Emerald Fennell's awards contender Saltburn .

Martha Howe-Douglas plays Lady Button

Martha Howe-Douglas as Lady Button in Ghosts, standing with her hands together and frowning at the camera

Who is Lady Button? A distant relative of Alison who passed away in Button House during the Edwardian era. She starts out extremely pompous and elitist, still considering the house to be her home above all else. However, over time, she has warmed to her fellow ghosts as well as the latest living owners.

Where have I seen Martha Howe-Douglas before? The Horrible Histories and Yonderland regular also featured in Doctor Foster and made a surprise appearance on EastEnders back in 2018. More recently, she has guest starred in BBC One sitcom Motherland and Sky comedy Breeders . In 2023, she revealed to RadioTimes.com that she almost played Alison in Ghosts .

Ben Willbond plays The Captain

Programme Name: Ghosts - TX: n/a - Episode: n/a (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: The Captain (BEN WILLBOND) - (C) Button Hall Productions - Photographer: Mark Johnson

Who is The Captain? A former army officer who fancies himself the leader amongst the spirits in the mansion. It has been strongly implied that the Captain is gay, with one emotional episode revealing he developed feelings for one of his fellow soldiers during World War II. However, he did not come out of the closet before his death – and may not completely understand his feelings to this day.

Where have I seen Ben Willbond before? Another Horrible Histories and Yonderland favourite, Willbond has also featured in comedies such as The Thick of It, Tracey Ullman's Show, There She Goes and Alma's Not Normal. He also appeared in Neil Gaiman's fantasy series Good Omens . On the big screen, you may recognise him from belated sequel Bridget Jones's Baby. He collaborated with Ghosts co-star Laurence Rickard on the UKTV sci-fi feature We Are Not Alone .

Jim Howick plays Pat

Programme Name: Ghosts - TX: n/a - Episode: n/a (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: Pat (JIM HOWICK) - (C) Button Hall Productions - Photographer: Mark Johnson

Who is Pat? Another of the ghosts in Button House: a former scout leader who got an arrow in the neck during a day trip gone horribly wrong. He is a warm-hearted soul and expresses much nostalgia for the 1970s and early '80s, when he lived.

Where have I seen Jim Howick before? The Horrible Histories, Yonderland and Peep Show favourite has a memorable recurring role as teacher Mr Hendricks in Netflix's Sex Education . He currently stars in another BBC sitcom, Here We Go , while he also took a dramatic turn for ITV thriller Hollington Drive .

Laurence Rickard plays Robin

Ghosts star Laurence Rickard plays Robin the Caveman

Who is Robin? A caveman and the longest serving ghost in the house by far, Robin also has the ability to make the lights in the house flicker.

Where have I seen Larry Rickard before? As well as Horrible Histories and Yonderland, Rickard has also written for and starred in Tracey Ullman's Show and Tracey Breaks the News. He co-wrote and appeared in UKTV sci-fi comedy We Are Not Alone, alongside Ben Willbond.

Laurence Rickard plays Sir Humphrey Bone

Laurence Rickard plays Sir Humphrey Bone in Ghosts

Who is Sir Humphrey Bone? Humphrey is a ghost from the Tudor period who was beheaded. As a result, his head often detaches from his body and goes missing around the house. In season 3, we learn more about the surprising circumstances that led to his grisly fate.

Where have I seen Larry Rickard before? See above.

Sutara Gayle plays Mike's mum, Betty

Betty outside with daughter-in-law Alison and son Mike standing behind her

Who is Betty? Betty is Mike's loving mother who stayed at Button House for Christmas 2020. Much like her husband, she finds it difficult to sit down and relax, preferring to find things to help out with. She returns three years later to help Alison and Mike get settled with their newborn baby, Mia.

What else has Sutara Gayle been in? Gayle's recent projects include Steve McQueen's Small Axe film Red, White and Blue, BBC One's Silent Witness and hard-hitting drama Anthony .

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Anna crilly plays joy.

Anna Crilly plays Joy in Ghosts

Who is Joy? Joy is an ironically stern individual who works for Mike and Alison's insurance company.

What else has Anna Crilly been in? Crilly starred opposite former Ghosts star Katy Wix in the 2013 sketch show Anna & Katy. More recently, she's had roles in television dramas COBRA, The Sixth Commandment and Still Up.

Geoffrey McGivern plays Barclay Beg-Chetwynde

Geoffrey McGivern in BBC One's Ghosts

Who is Barclay Beg-Chetwynde? Barclay is Mike and Alison's wealthy neighbour. He frequently annoys the young couple with his arrogant attitude, but did have a heroic moment on the night Button House was almost burgled.

What else has Geoffrey McGivern been in? McGivern has a brilliant role on the Mitchell and Webb sitcom Back , where he plays the outrageously loudmouthed Uncle Geoff. His other credits include ITV drama Quiz, BBC sitcom Semi-Detached and Grantchester.

Nathan Byron plays Obi

(L-R) Nisha Emich, Nathan Byron and Charlotte Ritchie in Ghosts

Who is Obi? Obi is a friend of Mike and Alison's, who can always be relied on for a good time. That is, until he settles down after falling in love with a woman named Brenda (played by Nisha Emich).

What else has Nathan Byron been in? Byron is also known for playing Joey in the ITV sitcom Benidorm, while he co-created Sky's paramedic comedy Bloods.

Chloé Delanney plays Sophie

Chloe Delanney and Laurence Rickard star in Ghosts

Who is Sophie? Sophie is a French woman who becomes the reluctant wife of Sir Humphrey Bone. Secretly, she plotted against the English crown.

What else has Chloé Delanney been in? She had a small role in Judd Apatow's Netflix comedy The Bubble.

Emma Sidi plays Eleanor

Emma Sidi plays Eleanor in Ghosts

Who is Eleanor? Eleanor is a Georgian noblewoman, who takes pleasure ridiculing her adoptive sister, Kitty – not that she ever notices.

What else has Emma Sidi been in? Sidi has appeared in fellow BBC comedies Pls Like, King Gary and Starstruck. She also portrayed journalist Emily Maitlis in Prince Andrew: The Musical.

Anna Behne plays Sabine

Anna Behne plays Sabine in Ghosts

Who is Sabine? Sabine is a French businesswoman interested in acquiring Button House, with the intention of transforming it into a golf resort.

What else has Anna Behne been in? Behne recently appeared in Prime Video sequel Your Christmas or Mine 2 .

Charlie Hamblett plays Garion

Anna Behne and Charloe Hamblett star in Ghosts

Who is Garion? Garion is Sabine's assistant, who has his doubts about Button House – and its owners.

What else has Charlie Hamblett been in? Hamblett has previously featured in BBC One's Boat Story , Paramount Plus drama The Burning Girls, David Tennant's Around the World in 80 Days and spy thriller Killing Eve.

Tom Basden plays Cartwright

Tom Basden plays Cartwright in Ghosts

Who is Cartwright? Cartwright is a high-ranking officer in the British military in the period after World War II. He has an antagonistic relationship with The Captain.

What else has Tom Basden been in? Basden will be a familiar face to fans of British comedy, owing to past roles in Plebs, W1A, Fresh Meat, After Life and Here We Go.

Richard Durden plays Charles Worthing

Charles answers the phone in his office, with shelves of fancy hardback books behind him

Who is Charles? First introduced in season 1, Charles is the solicitor who assists with managing Alison and Mike's estate.

What else has Richard Durden been in? His career began in the 1960s, but recent credits include Back to Life and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.

Former cast

Katy wix plays mary.

Programme Name: Ghosts - TX: n/a - Episode: n/a (No. 2) - Picture Shows: Mary (KATY WIX) - (C) Button Hall Productions - Photographer: Mark Johnson

Who is Mary? A dim-witted "witch" who was burnt at the stake in the Middle Ages. She was "sucked off" – that is to say, elevated to the next stage of the afterlife – in season 4, effectively removing her from the show.

Where have I seen Katy Wix before? She played Daisy in Not Going Out, Fergie in The Windsors, and Carole in Stath Lets Flats. Wix has made memorable guest appearances in This Time with Alan Partridge, Sherlock and Death in Paradise among others. Most recently, she co-starred in acclaimed Channel 4 sitcom Big Boys .

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Kylie minogue plays herself.

Kylie Minogue is shocked by something happening outside of frame as the Button House ghosts crowd behind her

Who is Kylie Minogue? Kylie is a world famous pop star, known for hits including Can't Get You Out of My Head, Spinning Around and most recently Padam Padam. She arrives at Button House in search of a possible venue for a gig.

What else has Kylie Minogue been in? Before her music career took off, Minogue was known for playing Charlene Robinson on the Australian soap opera Neighbours – a character she returned to for the terrestrial finale.

She has also taken acting roles in video game adaptation Street Fighter, Dwayne Johnson disaster flick San Andreas, and BBC sci-fi drama Doctor Who .

Tanya Moodie plays Tess Ross

Tanya Moodie and Kylie Minogue stand centrally, smiling, with the regular cast of Ghosts behind them

Who is Tess Ross? Tess is a music promoter, who works closely with Kylie Minogue.

What else has Tanya Moodie been in? Earlier this year, Moodie starred opposite Ghosts co-creator Jim Howick in Channel 4 comedy-drama The Change . She is also known for acclaimed dramas Silo and Rain Dogs as well as popular sitcom Motherland.

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Oliver maltman plays alexander.

Who is Alexander? Alexander is a scout leader in the present day, who is friends with Pat's widow and continues the troop he once worked for.

What else has Oliver Maltman been in? Maltman played pub barman Mike in the Mitchell & Webb comedy Back. He is also known for roles in Red Dwarf, Liar, The Crown and Brexit: The Uncivil War, where he portrayed Michael Gove.

Sophie Bould plays Carol

Who is Carol? Carol was Pat's wife, before his tragic accident.

What else has Sophie Bould been in? Bould played Miss Talbot in the third season of Sex Education .

Lauren Douglin plays Andi

Who is Andi? Andi is a qualified archery tutor. She is hired as the Pat's old scouting troop don't want another life lost due to carelessness.

What else has Lauren Douglin been in? Douglin has recently appeared in Prime Video's Mammals, BBC One's Marriage and crime drama Grantchester , which also features Ghosts star Charlotte Ritchie.

Billy Byers plays Young Daley (12)

Who is Daley? One of Pat's sons.

Who is Billy Byers? Byers is a screen newcomer.

Charlie Mackinnon plays Young Daley (7)

Who is Charlie Mackinnon? Mackinnon is a screen newcomer.

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Jennifer saunders plays lavinia, mother to lady button.

Jennifer Saunders and Martha Howe-Douglas in Ghosts

Who is Lavinia? Lavinia is the overbearing mother of Lady Button who is determined to see her daughter married and settled down in the near future.

What else has Jennifer Saunders been in? Saunders rose to fame as part of the Comic Strip troupe on Channel 4, later forming a double act with Dawn French.

The duo specialised sketch comedy for a number of years and later shared the screen again in BBC sitcom Jam & Jerusalem. Saunders is also known for creating the legendary sitcom Absolutely Fabulous, where she co-starred opposite Joanna Lumley.

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Christopher villiers plays simeon, father to lady button.

Jennifer Saunders and Christopher Villiers in Ghosts Christmas Special 2021

Who is Simeon? Simeon is a businessman and father to Lady Button.

What else has Christopher Villiers been in? Villiers played the role of Grayson Sinclair in ITV soap opera Emmerdale, but was written out of the show in 2008. Since then, he has appeared in The ABC Murders, The Royals and Indian Summers, among several other television programmes.

Justin Edwards plays Nicholas

Justin Edwards plays Nicholas in Ghosts

Who is Nicholas? Nicholas is a homeless man who Mike and Alison find camped out on their lawn. Kitty quickly becomes convinced that he is Father Christmas.

What else has Justin Edwards been in? Edwards has worked with Armando Iannucci on both The Thick of It and US spin-off Veep, with other small screen projects including Father Brown and Murder in Successville.

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Leon herbert plays mike's dad, errol.

Leon Herbert plays Errol in Ghosts on BBC One

Who is Errol? Errol is Mike's father, who comes to stay at Button House with the rest of his family for Christmas. He's a kind and caring man, but his eagerness to help in all the preparations rather than simply relax proves frustrating for his son.

What else has Leon Herbert been in? Herbert's previous roles include Eutroclus in fantasy drama Outlander and Dr Kahari on BBC One's Silent Witness . He also appeared in sci-fi blockbuster Alien 3 and made his directorial debut with 2003's Emotional Backgammon.

Timmika Ramsay plays Leila

Samantha Pearl stars in Ghosts Christmas special

Who is Leila? Leila is one of Mike's sisters who delights in winding him up.

What else has Timmika Ramsay been in? Timmika played Sabelle on Channel 4 drama series Adult Material . She also appeared in an episode of BBC iPlayer's Enterprice, which also featured Ghosts star Kiell Smith-Bynoe.

Samantha Pearl plays Angela

BBC One's Ghosts Christmas Special stars Timmika Ramsay

Who is Angela? Angela is Mike's other sister who comes to stay for Christmas. Her partner is a paramedic working the busy Christmas shift, meaning it's down to her to look after their newborn baby.

What else has Samantha Pearl been in? Pearl's previous acting credits include Tom Hardy crime thriller Legend and BBC Three comedy Lee Nelson's Well Funny People.

Ghosts returns to BBC One at 7:45pm on Christmas Day. Catch up on iPlayer. Check out more of our Comedy coverage or visit our TV Guide and Streaming Guide to find out what’s on.

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‘Ghosts’ Season 3: Premiere Date, New Ghosts and Everything to Know

Before 'ghosts' returns, here's what you need to know.

TV's friendliest haunting will continue when CBS's Ghosts comes back for Season 3. After a long wait due to the writers' and actors' strikes, a return date has finally been set. Here's everything you need to about Ghosts Season 3.

Ghosts Season 3 release date 

TLDR: Ghosts will return on Thursday, Feb. 15.

THE DETAILS: The dual strikes pushed the Ghosts Season 3 premiere date back from the fall. On Nov. 13, a few days after the end of the actors' strike, CBS announced the return dates for its strike-delayed shows . Ghosts will premiere Thursday, Feb. 15 at 8:30/7:30c on CBS, following the Young Sheldon Season 7 premiere.

Ghosts Season 3 cast 

TLDR: We expect the entire main cast to return for Season 3 — except, perhaps, for one ghost whose identity will be revealed next season.

THE DETAILS: In the Season 2 finale, Jay and Sam witnessed the heavens open and one of the ghosts ascend to the next plane of existence, which means their haunted house could be missing a spirit next season. Showrunners Joe Port and Joe Wiseman aren't revealing who got "sucked off," even to the cast. Although someone's fate is still up in the air, we expect to see most of the souls who have been wandering the halls of Woodstone to return.

Main cast list

  • Rose McIver as Samantha, a freelance writer who suddenly inherited a house from a distant cousin. She died very briefly in the pilot, and is now able to see and speak to ghosts. 
  • Utkarsh Ambudkar as Jay, Sam's husband, a chef who cannot see or speak to ghosts. He and Sam turned the mansion into a bed-and-breakfast. 
  • Brandon Scott Jones as Isaac, a captain from the Revolutionary War who died of dysentery and was then forgotten. He's now dating the ghost of Nigel, a man he accidentally killed, and when people walk through him, they smell something horrible. 
  • Danielle Pinnock as Alberta, a lounge singer from the Prohibition era who was murdered. Her murder was solved in Season 2. Her humming is so powerful it can be heard by living people. 
  • Richie Moriarty as Pete, a travel agent from the 1980s who died when he got hit with an arrow while leading a group of Pinecone Troopers on the Woodstone estate. 
  • Asher Grodman as Trevor, a stockbroker bro who died in 2000 while wearing no pants. He can interact with physical objects sometimes. 
  • Sheila Carrasco as Flower, a hippie who died in the woods when she tried to hug a bear. If anyone walks through her, she makes them temporarily high.
  • Rebecca Wisocky as Hetty Woodstone, the original lady of Woodstone Mansion, and a distant relative to Sam. She's uptight but slowly learning to let go, and her death remains a mystery. 
  • Devan Chandler Long as Thorfinn, the oldest of all the ghosts. Thorfinn is a viking who can affect electricity. 
  • Roman Zarazoga as Sasappis. Sass is a Lenape Native American who died on the land before the mansion was built, and loves the smell of pizza. He briefly fell in love with a visiting car ghost.  

Ghosts Season 3 plot

TLDR: Ghosts Season 3 will pick up after the Season 2 cliffhanger ending and will grapple with the consequences after one of the ghosts ascended to the next plane, or in the show's lingo, got "sucked off" to the afterlife .

THE DETAILS: Executive producers Joe Port and Joe Wiseman told The Messenger that the loss of one of the ghosts will "be significant, and it's gonna have wide-ranging ramifications." That means it's not a pigeon, as one of the actors hoped, and it's probably not just some random ghost we've never seen before. Port said that Season 3 will involve an "exploration of grief" as the ghosts confront the reality that they could get sucked off at any time.

There are many other ghost-related questions to potentially answer in Season 3, as Port and Wiseman reminded us. We haven't learned how Hetty or Sasappis died, and we also don't know what their ghostly powers are. Port told The Messenger that as Jay works on opening a restaurant at the bed-and-breakfast, there will be construction done on the barn, revealing new barn-dwelling ghosts. 

And speaking of Jay, he remains the sole main character who can't interact with the ghosts… for now. Ambudkar has been pitching ways for Jay to talk to the ghosts, and Port and Wiseman have some ideas in their heads. 

"I don't want to get into exactly how we would do that, but anything's possible," Wiseman told The Messenger. "Something like that would be, like, series-changing dynamics. We would be cautious with something like that, but we've thought of ways to temporarily get by that." 

Ghosts Season 2 recap 

THE DETAILS: As Sam and Jay got their bed-and-breakfast up and running, the ghosts got used to sharing their home with guests. Sam also worked to fulfill some of the promises she made to them and started a podcast about solving Alberta's murder, which has now been solved thanks to Hetty admitting she knew who did it all along. Thorfinn discovered that he had a son who was haunting the neighbors, and Isaac and Nigel took their relationship to the next level, eventually getting engaged. Hetty and Trevor also began hooking up, while Pete got to secretly walk his daughter down the aisle at her wedding. 

After a brief scare in which a woman claimed to be the true heir to Woodstone, Sam and Jay realized how important the house and its ghosts are to them… just in time for the pair to watch one of them get "sucked off." 

Ghosts Season 3 trailer

THE DETAILS: There's no trailer yet, but we'll share it here as soon as it's ready.

Ghosts Season 3 episodes

TLDR:  Season 3 will be a shortened season due to the strikes.

THE DETAILS:   Ghosts Season 1 had 18 episodes, and Season 2 had 22 episodes. Season 3 could have around 13, depending on when production is able to start.

Shows like Ghosts

THE DETAILS: The Messenger has compiled a list of six comforting and/or spooky comedies and light dramas to watch while you wait for Ghosts to return, including What We Do in the Shadows , iZombie and, of course, Ghosts UK .

Where to watch Ghosts

THE DETAILS: Ghosts Season 3 will air Tuesdays at 8:30/7:30c on CBS and stream the day after on Paramount+. Previous seasons of Ghosts are available to stream on Paramount+ . 

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Ghosts season 3's new story update follows up on major mystery & season 2 cliffhanger.

New details about Ghosts season 3 follow up on the CBS sitcom's cliffhanger, offering hints about what's next for Sam, Jay, and the overall ensemble.

  • Ghosts season 3 will follow up on the season 2 cliffhanger of which character crossed over to the other side.
  • The premiere will also involve Sam and Jay's plan to turn their barn into a restaurant.
  • The Ghosts cast have received pay increases for season 3, suggesting that none of the main spirits have crossed over yet.

New details about Ghosts season 3 follows up on a major cliffhanger. An adaptation of the British series with the same name, the CBS version debuted in 2021. It focuses on married couple Samantha ( iZombie star Rose McIver) and Jay (Utkarsh Ambudkar, Never Have I Ever) and chronicles what happens to their lives when Samantha has a near-death experience and starts to communicate with spirits.

Now, with the Ghosts season 3 premiere roughly a month away, there are new hints about which spirit got "sucked off" at the end of season 2. In the show's parlance, getting sucked off has a less NSFW meaning, but rather refers to when a ghost crosses over to the other side. According to TV Insider , the season 3 premiere will directly follow up on which character crossed over . Along with this news, three new images from the season 3 premiere have also been released. Check them out, below:

Ghosts season 3 debuts Thursday, February 15 at 9 PM ET on CBS.

What To Know About Ghosts Season 3

The logline for the season 3 premiere promises that Sam, Jay, and the remaining ghosts will have to unravel the mystery of which spirit crossed over. And, continuing the show's more episodic nature, Sam and Jay will have to relocate an owl in order to turn their barn into a restaurant for Jay. The first half of the premiere, which addresses the cliffhanger, goes back to when Sam and Jay are sitting in their car outside their estate only to see a bright light, seemingly indicating one of the characters crossing over.

It's also worth noting that the Ghosts cast secured pay increases ahead of season 3. According to reporting from Deadline , McIver and Ambudkar's paychecks doubled to $250,000 an episode. The ensemble playing the ghosts — Brandon Scott Jones (Isaac), Richie Moriarty (Pete), Danielle Pinnock (Alberta), Asher Grodman (Trevor), Román Zaragoza (Sasappis), Sheila Carrasco (Flower), Rebecca Wisocky (Hetty) and Devan Chandler Long (Thorfinn) — were mentioned as earning $100,000 an episode for the upcoming season.

Ghosts Season 2 Finale: What It Means For The Show's New Episodes

The news further solidifies Ghosts as a big hit for CBS. The sitcom ranks as the second most-watched comedy on broadcast, in a close battle with the soon-to-be-concluded Young Sheldon . But the pay increase may well suggest that none of the main spirits have yet crossed over, which opens up the door to the other minor characters that have recurred on the show.

Ghosts is available to watch on Paramount+.

Source: TV Insider, Deadline

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Ghosts is a CBS sitcom that is based on the British series of the same name. Premiering in 2021, the series focuses on married couple Samantha (Rose McIver) and Jay (Utkarsh Ambudkar), who have inherited a mansion from one of Sam's distant relatives. They turn the house into a bed and breakfast. When Sam has a near-death experience, she begins to interact with the quirky group of ghosts who live in the mansion.

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