Just in time for Halloween, the supernatural comedy podcast series “Haunt the Johnsons” – featuring Aisha Dee as a teenager with paranormal powers who moves to America’s most haunted city – comes to Audible.
The 16-episode scripted series will launch exclusively as an audible original on October 7. In addition to Dee (“The Bold Type”), “Haunt the Johnsons” stars Joel kim booster (“Fire Island”) and veteran voice actor Kristen schaal (“Bob’s Burgers”, “Gravity Falls”).
In the series, overperforming teenage New Yorker Luna Johnson (Dee) accidentally becomes a psychic and starts cracking up seeing ghosts everywhere. When she confides in her psychologist parents about her newfound abilities, they assume Luna is going through a mental health crisis and move the family to the small town of Doodstad, NY, to a house – unbeknownst to them – with five ghosts. neurotics (two of which are expressed by Booster and Schaal).
Luna, hiding her powers from her parents, sets out to learn more about ghosts and what it really means to be a psychic. But as she begins to immerse herself deeper into the crowd outside of Doodstad’s life, mysterious forces stand to stop Luna from helping the ghosts.
“Haunt the Johnsons” was created by Mandee Johnson, Joel Mandelkorn, Alex Hanpeter and Jude Tedmori; written by Anna Greenfield, Johnson, Mandelkorn, Hanpeter and Jude Tedmori; and directed by James Bachman. The series is produced by Okay Fine and CleftClips.
Other cast on the podcast include Shalita Grant, Langston Kerman, Rich Fulcher, Rebekka Johnson, Matt McCarthy, Christina Catherine Martinez, Baron Vaughn, Andy Peters, and Barry Rothbart. “Haunt the Johnsons” also features voice actors Kurt Braunohler, Natalie Palamides, Courtney Pauroso, Ceciley Jenkins, Erin Lampart, Gareth Reynolds, Garrick Bernard, James Bachman, Steve Hernandez, Tien Tran and Anna Greenfield.
Pictured above (l to r): Aisha Dee, Joel Kim Booster, Kristen Schaal