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Nickelodeon’s Rebooted “Are You Afraid Of The Dark?” Is Back With New Teaser

Friday, October 30, 2020 | News

Nickelodeon’s ARE YOU AFRAID OF THE DARK?, the beloved horror anthology series, returns with an all-new Midnight Society. In season two (six episodes), this new group of kids tell a terrifying tale about a curse that has been cast over their small seaside town, haunted by an all-new villain named the Shadowman. Produced by ACE Entertainment, ARE YOU AFRAID OF THE DARK? premieres in 2021 on Nickelodeon.

The new members of the Midnight Society are: Luke, played by Bryce Gheisar (The Astronauts, Wonder); Jai, played by Arjun Athalye; Hanna, played by Beatrice Kitsos (Child’s Play, iZombie); Gabby, played by Malia Baker (The Baby-Sitters Club); Seth, played by Dominic Mariche (The Christmas Yule Blog, A Gift to Cherish); and Connor, played by Parker Queenan (Party of Five, Andi Mack).

Season one of the reimagined limited series, which aired across three hour-long episodes in October 2019, saw a different Midnight Society group of kids enter the Carnival of Doom to face off against its evil ringmaster, Mr. Tophat. All three parts ranked as the most co-viewed (among adults 18-49 watching with a kid 6-11) show on broadcast and TV each week and was the number-one live-action series on cable TV in all kids’ demos (2-11, 6-11 and tweens 9-14).

All three parts of ARE YOU AFRAID OF THE DARK? season one will air back-to-back on Friday, Oct. 30, beginning at 7:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon.

Rocco Thompson
Rue Morgue's Online Managing Editor, Rocco is a Rondo-nominated writer and avid devotee of all things weird and outrageous.