Are You Afraid of the Dark? three-part limited series event on Nickelodeon
A whole new generation of kids are getting the chills with the return of the Midnight Society with the all new Are You Afraid of the Dark? The three-part limited series event premiers on Friday, Oct. 11, at 7:00 p.m. (ET/PT), with parts two on October 18th and three Oct. 25th to chill kids and kids at heart during the Halloween season.
The three-hour long episodes followthe Midnight Society as they tell scary stories of the Carnival of Doom and its evil ringmaster Mr. Tophat. But it gets real when the stories come to life!
Our new Midnight Society members are: Rachel, played by Lyliana Wray (Top Gun: Maverick); Gavin, played by Sam Ashe Arnold (Best.Worst.Weekend.Ever.); Akiko, played by Miya Cech (Rim of the World, Always Be My Maybe); Graham, played by Jeremy Taylor (IT: Chapter Two, Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween); and Louise, played by Tamara Smart (Artemis Fowl, The Worst Witch). The Carnival of Doom’s ringmaster, Mr. Tophat, is played by Rafael Casal (Blindspotting).
Are You Afraid of the Dark? is produced by ACE Entertainment (To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before, The Perfect Date) with ACE founder Matt Kaplan and Spencer Berman serving as executive producers. The series is written by Ben David Grabinski (Skiptrace, Happily) and directed by Dean Israelite (Power Rangers movie, Project Almanac), both of whom are also executive producers. Chris Foss is also an executive producer.
One of the Nickelodeon’s most iconic series from the ‘90s, the original Are You Afraid of the Dark? delivered riveting stories of horror to young audiences, all from a kid’s perspective. Are You Afraid of the Dark? is owned by DHX and was created by D.J. MacHale and Ned Kandel, who are also executive producers on the project.