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CBS Developing Adaptation Of British Comedy ‘Ghosts’ With Joe Port & Joe Wiseman; Project Kicks Off Lionsgate & BBC Studios Partnership

Exclusive: CBS is developing an adaptation of British comedy Ghosts with New Girl co-exec producers Joe Port and Joe Wiseman. It marks the first project announced after a wide-ranging deal struck between Lionsgate and BBC Studios.

The network is adapting the BBC One series as a single camera comedy with Port and Wiseman writing and exec producing.

The oddball comedy follows a young couple, whose dreams come true when they inherit a beautiful country house, only to find it’s both falling apart and inhabited by many of the deceased previous residents.

Ghosts originally aired on BBC One in April 2019. Produced by ITV-backed Harlots producer Monumental Television, it was created by a number of the team behind BBC comedy Horrible Histories including Mathew Baynton, Jim Howick, Simon Farnaby, Laurence Rickard, Ben Willbond and Martha Howe-Douglas, who all star alongside, Lolly Adefope and Charlotte Ritchie. The BBC version has been

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