The Haunted Hathaways

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The Haunted Hathaways
The Haunted Hathaways titlecard.jpg
GenreSitcom
Created byRobert Peacock
Starring
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes30 (List of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)Robert Peacock
Boyce Bugliari
Jamie McLaughlin
Location(s)Paramount Studios
Hollywood, California
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time22 minutes
Production company(s)Bugliari/McLaughlin Productions
Nickelodeon Productions
Broadcast
Original channelNickelodeon
Original runJuly 13, 2013 (2013-07-13) – present
 
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The Haunted Hathaways
The Haunted Hathaways titlecard.jpg
GenreSitcom
Created byRobert Peacock
Starring
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes30 (List of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)Robert Peacock
Boyce Bugliari
Jamie McLaughlin
Location(s)Paramount Studios
Hollywood, California
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time22 minutes
Production company(s)Bugliari/McLaughlin Productions
Nickelodeon Productions
Broadcast
Original channelNickelodeon
Original runJuly 13, 2013 (2013-07-13) – present

The Haunted Hathaways is a Nickelodeon sitcom television series that began airing on July 13, 2013.[1] It tells the story of a single mother and her two daughters who move into a home occupied by three ghosts, a single father and his two sons. The two families solve their problems using the ghost powers and normal human ways. The show's first season was originally going to consist of 20 episodes, but on August 21, 2013, the first season was picked up for 6 more episodes, bringing the first season up to 26 episodes.[2] On October 21, 2013, Nickelodeon renewed The Haunted Hathaways for a second season of 22 episodes.[3] The second season started airing on June 28, 2014. The series is filmed at Paramount Studios in Hollywood, California.[4]

Premise[edit]

The series tells the story of a mother named Michelle Hathaway moving her two daughters, Taylor and Frankie to New Orleans and they open a bakery. They come to find out that the house is haunted by Ray Preston and his two sons, Miles and Louie as they are actually ghosts. The families learn how to live with each other using their ghost powers and normal human powers.

Cast and characters[edit]

Main characters[edit]

Recurring characters[edit]

Episodes[edit]

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired (U.S. dates)
Season premiereSeason finale
126July 13, 2013 (2013-07-13)May 31, 2014 (2014-05-31)
222[5]June 28, 2014 (2014-06-28)TBA

Reception[edit]

Ratings[edit]

The series premiered on July 13, 2013 and scored 3.3 million viewers, after a brand new Sam & Cat.[6][7] The next episode that aired scored 2.8 million viewers.So far, the most watched episode is Pilot with 3.3 million viewers,The second most watched episode is Haunted Sleepover with 2.8 million viewers,and the least watched episode is Haunted revenge with 1.2 million viewers. In Australia "Pilot" received 47,000 viewers making it the third most watched Nickelodeon broadcast that day.[8] The same episode received 138,000 viewers in the United Kingdom.[9]

Critical reception[edit]

The overall reception has been positive. David Hinckley of the New York Daily News says that it has the traditions of "smashing two very different families together" and "having a normal level of sitcom zaniness compounded by the unexpected appearance of the supernatural." He liked the idea of a traditional sitcom every once in a while.[10] Sonia Saraiya of the A.V Club claims it to be "unique and slightly convoluted" She also said that it has an "interesting" gender and racial breakdown.[11]

Awards and Nominations[edit]

Awards and nominations
YearAwardCategoryNominated workResult
2014
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards
Favorite TV Actor
Benjamin Flores Jr.
Nominated
Imagen Awards
Best Young Actress
Amber Montana
Nominated
Imagen Awards
Best Young Actor
Benjamin Flores Jr.
Won

Broadcast[edit]

The series originally premiered on July 13, 2013 on Nickelodeon. It premiered on YTV[12] and Nickelodeon (Australia and New Zealand) on October 1, 2013.[13] It premiered on Nickelodeon (UK and Ireland) on November 5, 2013.[14] Nickelodeon (Southeast Asia) premiered the series on November 18, 2013[15] and Nickelodeon (Africa) on December 9, 2013.[16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Showatch-Haunted Hathaways listings". Futon Critic. Retrieved July 5, 2013. 
  2. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (August 21, 2013). "Nickelodeon’s ‘Haunted Hathaways’ Gets Order For 6 More Episodes, Return Date". Deadline.com. Retrieved August 21, 2013. 
  3. ^ Andreeva, Nellie. "Nickelodeon Renews 'Haunted Hathaways', Orders More 'See Dad Run'". Deadline.com. Retrieved 2013-11-05. 
  4. ^ Akers, Greg. "From Memphis to Hollywood". Memphis Flyer. Retrieved 2013-11-05. 
  5. ^ Cite error: The named reference futoncritic was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  6. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (July 16, 2013). "Cable Top 25: 'Rizzoli & Isles' Again Tops Cable Viewership for the Week Ending July 14, 2013". TVBytheNumbers.com. Retrieved July 16, 2013. 
  7. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (July 15, 2013). "Nickelodeon's 'The Haunted Hathaways' Bows With More Than 3 Million Total Viewers". TVBytheNumbers.com. Retrieved July 15, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Pay TV Ratings". tvtonight.com.au. November 28, 2013. 
  9. ^ http://www.barb.co.uk/viewing/weekly-top-10?
  10. ^ Hinckley, David (July 13, 2013). "‘The Haunted Hathaways,’ TV review". nydailynews.com. Retrieved February 13, 2014. 
  11. ^ Saraiya, Sonia (July 13, 2013). "The Haunted Hathaways debuts tonight on Nickelodeon at 8:30 p.m. Eastern.". avclub.com. Retrieved February 13, 2014. 
  12. ^ "YTV Fast Forwards to Fall with Eight Side-Splitting New Series". newswire.ca. June 27, 2013. Retrieved February 13, 2014. 
  13. ^ Knox, David (December 4, 2013). "Foxtel: Summer highlights for kids". tvtonight.com.au. Retrieved February 13, 2014. 
  14. ^ "A look at the New school year". vimn.com. September 2, 2013. Retrieved February 13, 2014. 
  15. ^ https://sites.google.com/site/nickelodeonasiaweb/shows/the-haunted-hathaways
  16. ^ "Nickelodeon Africa To Premiere "The Haunted Hathaways" On Monday 9th December 2013". blogspot.com. 8 December 2013. 

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