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Are You Afraid of the Dark?

Are You Afraid of the Dark?

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  • Premiered: 
    October 11, 2019
    (Click date to see TV listings for that day)

  • Network: Nick
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Drama
  • Type: Live Action
  • Concept: 
    Updated version of Are You Afraid of the Dark? 
  • Subject Matter: Horror
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  • Complete Series + 3 Episodes from Original Series
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Plot Synopsis

Based on the '90s series of the same name and re-imagined as a three-part limited series, ARE YOU AFRAID OF THE DARK? follows members of an entirely new Midnight Society, who tell a terrifying tale of the Carnival of Doom and its evil ringmaster Mr. Tophat, only to witness the shocking story come frightfully to life. The new members of the Midnight Society are: Rachel; Gavin; Akiko; Graham; and Louise. Episodes of ARE YOU AFRAID OF THE DARK? premiere from 7-8pm ET/PT on Nickelodeon on consecutive Fridays, starting October 11 through October 25:

"Part 1: Submitted for Approval" (Friday, October 11, 2019 at 7pm): Tormented by a series of scary nightmares, a new girl in school feels isolated and out of place until a mysterious group invites her to join its ranks; all she has to do is tell a truly terrifying story.

"Part 2: Opening Night" (Friday, October 18, 2019 at 7pm): When a friend's disappearance seems to be linked to Rachel's story, the Midnight Society decides to attend the Carnival of Doom to determine if it is the same carnival from Rachel's nightmares.

"Part 3: Destroy All Tophats" (Friday, October 25, 2019 at 7pm): Members of the Midnight Society tell a terrifying tale of the Carnival of Doom and its evil ringmaster, Mr. Tophat, only to witness the shocking story come frightfully to life.


On Friday, February 12, 2021 at 8pm ET/PT, this series returned for its second season, titles: ARE YOU AFRAID OF THE DARK?: CURSE OF THE SHADOWS. The six-episode season follows an all-new Midnight Society group of kids -- Luke, Jai, Hanna, Gabby, Seth, and Connor -- who learn of the terrifying curse cast over their small seaside town, and are haunted by a mysterious creature known as the Shadowman. In the season opener, "The Tale of the Haunted Wood," five kids investigate the disappearance of their friend, the leader of The Midnight Society, whose fate may be tied to a mysterious curse that haunts their seaside town.


The third chapter of ARE YOU AFRAID OF THE DARK? debuted on Saturday, July 30, 2022 from 7-9pm ET/PT on Nickelodeon. In ARE YOU AFRAID OF THE DARK?: GHOST ISLAND, follows an all-new Midnight Society as they go on what they thought would be a fun summer vacation on a resort island, until they learn about something sinister haunting the guests. In the just-released teaser, viewers are introduced to the new members of the Midnight Society and get a glimpse at the horrors that await them on their vacation. In the two-part season opener, In the premiere episode, "The Tale of Room 13; The Tale of the Teen Spirit," four best friends get more than they bargained for and encounter genuine terror locked away in one of the rooms after checking into a hotel on a resort island. Then, as the kids try to enjoy summer vacation, they are pulled back into the mystery of the island's ghosts, ultimately leading them to a terrifying and shocking revelation.
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On Saturday, August 13, 2022 at 7pm ET/PT, Nickelodeon premiered "The Tale of the Other Side," the season finale of ARE YOU AFRAID OF THE DARK?: GHOST ISLAND. Caught in a battle between the living and the dead, a shattered Midnight Society must harness the power of friendship to piece itself together and restore peace to Ghost Island.

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Other Titles

  • Season 2 title: Are You Afraid of the Dark?: Curse of the Shadows
  • Season 3 title: Are You Afraid of the Dark? Ghost Island

Production & Distribution

  • Produced by ACE Entertainment