Ron Oliver is a Canadian-born writer, director, producer, and actor who started with the cult hit Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II. He was also a host on Canada's YTV. He has gone on to direct various television and motion picture scripts. He has been nominated twice for the Directors Guild of America Award. Oliver directed a few episodes of both Are You Afraid of the Dark? and Goosebumps. He received an Emmy nomination for producing the NBC children's series Scout's Safari filmed on location in South Africa. In 2007 he directed the direct-to-video film A Dennis the Menace Christmas. In 2010 Oliver directed the Disney Channel film Harriet the Spy: Blog Wars.
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A Timeless Christmas
Charles Whitley travels from 1903 to 2020 where he meets Megan Turner, a tour guide at his historic mansion, and experiences a 21st Century Christmas.
Picture Perfect Mysteries: Exit Stage Death
While backstage on the opening night of a new play by Neil Khan, photographer Allie Adams discovered the body of the show's leading lady, murdered before the curtain went up. Detective Sam Acosta of t...
Picture Perfect Mysteries: Dead Over Diamonds
Photographer Allie and Detective Sam's investigation into a priceless stolen necklace leads to danger and an unexpected death.
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Picture Perfect Mysteries
There is a photographer with the studio. She is an amateur sleuth, who helps Detective Sam solve murder mysteries.
Picture Perfect Mysteries: Newlywed and Dead
The most beautiful portraits for engagements, business owners, real estate brokers, and other people are created by the character's photo studio. There is a studio in a formal setting. She also works ...
Christmas at the Plaza
Jessica was hired by The Plaza Hotel to create an exhibition about the history of Christmas in New York City. She and Nick end up enjoying a lot of holiday traditions together and find themselves fall...
Grand-Daddy Day Care
A man has to figure out a way to make extra money when his father-in-law moves in.
Truly, Madly, Sweetly
Natalie, the owner of a San Francisco food truck business selling cupcakes, and Eric, a finance manager and divorced dad are brought together when Eric’s aunt, also a longtime customer of Natalie’s, p...
Christmas is fast approaching and years of long workdays employed at New York’s top corporate law firm are about to pay off now that Lucy Toomey will be made partner after the New Year. However, when ...
A Man For Every Month
An shy writer has to go out on a date with a different man every month in order to write an article for her company's 'Man for Every Month' blog.
Romance at Reindeer Lodge
The holiday events have been sworn off by both Molly and Jared. They have no choice but to allow their cynical hearts to melt when they find themselves stuck at a Christmas themed ranch.
Bigger Fatter Liar
Kevin Shepard is a tech-savvy young genius who uses his intelligence to slack off. When greedy video game executive Alan Wolf gets a hold of his ideas for a video game, Kevin and his best friend Becca...
The Christmas Train
Forced to take the intercontinental trip to Los Angeles by train, and determined to chronicle his adventure, disillusioned journalist Tom Langdon finds himself westbound with a variety of characters. ...
Like Cats & Dogs
Spencer is a cat person. Laura is a dog person. Spencer is headed to a beach town to work on his thesis. Laura is coming to the same beach town to escape the shambles of her life. Their personalities ...
My Christmas Dream
McDougal is opening a new location in Paris and Christina Masters, the manager of the flagship store, is trying to get the manager position. She wanted to impress Victoria, the store's owner, by creat...
As her new romance blossoms, a single mother is dismayed when her boyfriend is deployed right before Christmas. Wanting to not ruin the holidays for her and her children, they decided to give back to ...
Mostly Ghostly 3: One Night in Doom House
Just one enchanted jewel stands between earth and an army of evil spirits led by the devious ghoul, Phears. With the help of his new girlfriend and ghost pals, Max Doyle races to find the crystal and ...
Chef Dave Oberlin's career is in tatters when he gets into an altercation with a famous food critic. Dave was forced to take a teaching position at his friend's school after being blacklisted by some ...
Every Christmas Has a Story
A TV personality has an on-air mistake and admits she hates Christmas. She was invited to the Most Christmas-y town in America to try and repair her image following the debacle. Forced to work with he...
Date with Love
A boy gets a date with his celebrity crush when a video of him flirting with a female star goes public. When a famous actress falls for a small-town teacher, there are consequences.
When her family goes bankrupt, privileged city girl Jen Stone travels to the country to try and fix up a struggling pumpkin farm that her father bought as an investment to get her money back. Not ever...
A young lady who has grown up with her father being a radio DJ, becomes one herself. Falls in love and hosts a 'Romantically Speaking' show.
A Christmas Detour
A bride-to-be's Christmas plans take an unexpected turn when her holiday flight to New York is detoured and she encounters a cynical bar manager who has lost his faith in love. As she scrambles to mak...
I Do, I Do, I Do
An architect heads to the altar with her fiancé, unsure of her marriage and their future. She relives her disastrous wedding day, put together by her fiance’s overbearing mother, over and over unti...
When an engaged couple can't agree on anything, Linda Gray, the mother of the groom, hires a wedding planner and an event planner to help put together the wedding of their dreams. As they learn to com...
Angel of Christmas
Susan is a newspaper staffer who decides to generate some Christmas spirit by writing an article about her family's storied 100-year-old, hand-carved, heirloom Christmas angel. Brady, a cute, upbeat a...
Beethoven's Treasure Tail
After everyone's favorite St. Bernard gets fired from a movie, Beethoven begins the long journey home with his trainer, Eddie. On their way, they become stranded in a small coastal town where the belo...
A Lesson in Romance
A successful career Mom gets a case of empty nest syndrome when her children go off to college, and her husband decides to join them and follow his own dreams. Fearing she might be losing her family ...
The Good Mistress
A woman's one-night stand turns out to be her friend's husband, and a local political candidate.
Perfect on Paper
Portland book editor Natalie Holland has chosen the wrong guy – another underachiever – once again. With her life going nowhere fast, she accepts a job offer from publisher and friend Avery Goldstein ...
Wedding Planner Mystery
Wedding Planner Mystery follows the exploits of a quirky but lovable event planner who makes murder as enjoyable as possible. Homicide doesn't follow our hero; she searches for it. Carnegie will find ...
Recipe for Love
Lauren Hennessey has always loved to cook and is a proud perfectionist at her job at "Food & Entertainment Magazine's" test kitchen while she dreams of being able to finally afford culinary school...
Annie, 28 and recently divorced, is doing everything she can to get her life back on track. When she decides to join the New Life Fitness gym she's inspired and excited about her new trainer Alex, 20-...
Her Husband's Betrayal
Cathy Coulter is looking forward to a bright future with new husband Riley and her son Billy. Settled in their new home, Cathy becomes disheartened with Riley's frequent work trips and her intuition t...
An imaginative youngster (Kiernan Shipka) comes across an amnesiac prince (Simon Kassianides), who she believes is a fairy-tale figure. Convinced the man would be perfect for her widowed mom (Kellie M...
The Music Teacher
Music Teacher revolves around Alyson Daley (Potts), a high school music teacher who is on the brink of losing her beloved school music program because of district budget cuts. In an effort to spare th...
With Valentine’s Day approaching, Eve Lovett, a workaholic TV talk show host with a string of failed relationships, is worried she will never find true love. But when a mysterious stranger named Verno...
Sophie Anderson is the lead attorney on an intellectual property case against a corrupt pharmaceutical company. When her mentor and boss is kidnapped, she becomes a pawn in an elaborate scheme that je...
Love at the Thanksgiving Day Parade
As Chicago gears up for its annual Thanksgiving Day parade, Emily Jones, an eager parade coordinator is shocked when Henry Williams, a wealthy new development consultant, is brought in to analyze the ...
Something Evil Comes
When a young lawyer is murdered to cover up a dangerous corporate secret, his sister must face off against the ruthless killer sent to finish the job. Trapped by a severe thunderstorm in her family's ...
A reclusive scientific prodigy and three college friends find themselves in the middle of a toxic storm, when an unscrupulous business deal rains terror down on an entire county.
Donald Strachey, America's favorite gay private investigator, is taking on the most complicated case of his career in this new edition of the popular and critically-acclaimed Donald Strachey Mystery s...
Kiss Me Deadly
Settled into a cozy home life in Milan with his boyfriend Paolo and his daughter Julia, photographer and ex-spy Jacob Keane is suddenly drawn back into the espionage world when his old partner Marta r...
On the Other Hand, Death
A mysterious client of private eye Don Strachey pays him cash to tail a woman who turns out to be an undercover officer; an older lesbian couple are victims of threats and vandalism; an old flame of h...
It’s a race to the altar when a steamy romance novelist with a long line of torrid romances – and ex-husbands – sets out to help a single woman ditch her bridesmaid dresses once and for all.
A Dennis the Menace Christmas
The Dennis The Menace version of A Christmas Carol was written by Dennis The Menace. Wilson is playing his own version of Scrooge. Dennis has problems of his own with the neighborhood bully, but he do...
Shock to the System
After the mysterious demise of a client, private detective Donald Strachey infiltrates a therapy group for gay people who want to become straight. He takes on the group's founder to prove that his cli...
All She Wants for Christmas
Forest City depends entirely on the Aikens Christmas decoration factory. Local economics graduate Judith 'Noelle' Dunn returned there to finish her thesis by analyzing the plant. A freak near-accident...
My Silent Partner
A San Francisco policewoman accepts a favor from a local crime boss to counter a nasty child custody battle with her ex-husband, and finds herself dangerously entangled with the mob.
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Third Man Out
A gay detective is hired to protect a gay activist who is known for "outing" prominent citizens. When he sees that Rutka is staging threats against himself, he abandons his bodyguard duties. When Rutk...
Young Blades is an historical fantasy television series that aired on PAX from January to June 2005, lasting only thirteen episodes before cancellation. Set in 17th century France, it followed the adv...
The story focuses on a group of 6 beautiful women called Thralls, referred to as "the white trash of vampires;" effectively a lower species of vampire. They don't kill people, they don't have the abil...
Jack Cameron, a single dad, decided not to observe Christmas because his wife left him around that time. The ghosts of Christmas past and present try and get Jack to relent, but they screw up their jo...
Have You Heard? Secret Central
A popular toy line is brought to the screen in this new animated show made especially for teenagers. Senior year is proving to be quite a challenge for the Secret Central gang, as they deal with lots ...
1 TV show
Romeo! is an American/Canadian television series that aired on Nickelodeon from 2003 to 2006, totaling 53 episodes. The filming was done in Vancouver, British Columbia, while the show takes place in S...
4 TV shows
The Chris Isaak Show
The Chris Isaak Show is a television sitcom which follows a fictionalized version of the life of American rock musician Chris Isaak. The show portrays Isaak and his band members as everyday people wit...
The life of a group of adolescents going through the trials and tribulations of teendom at Degrassi Community School.
The Nightmare Room
The Nightmare Room is an American children's anthology horror series that aired on Kids' WB. The series was based on the short-lived book series The Nightmare Room children's books created by Goosebum...
The Sausage Factory
The hilarious lives of four best buddies as they try to survive their junior year of high school. There's Zack, who's trying to win over his unrequited crush Lisa; Ted, the rich kid who can't score wi...
3 TV shows
Queer As Folk
The series is about a group of gay men and women living on Liberty Avenue in Pittsburgh, PA, and their lives, loves, ambitions, careers, and friendships. The show addresses the most critical health an...
The Zack Files
Robert Clark plays a young boy who is a magnet for supernatural activity and attends a high school with three of his friends in a science fiction television show called The Zack Files. It is up to his...
The Immortal is a Canadian television series which aired from October 2000 to June 2001 and had 22 episodes.
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Goosebumps: Cry of the Cat
Allison accidentally kills a cat on her bike. But she soon finds out that this kitty has nine lives.
Animorphs is a 26-episode television adaptation made by Nickelodeon of the Scholastic book series of the same name. The series was broadcast from September 1998 to March 2000 in the United States and ...
The New Addams Family
The New Addams Family is an American-Canadian sitcom that aired from October 1998 to August 1999 and aired on YTV in Canada and Fox Family in the United States. It was produced by Shavick Entertainmen...
Goosebumps: How I Got My Shrunken Head
After receiving a mysterious shrunken head from his Aunt Benna, young Mark travels to the jungle island of Baladora where he finds his Aunt has disappeared.
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Someday, Kai will be the one to destroy the divine order in the 20,000 planets, but not today, as predicted by a Time Prophet. The most powerful weapon in the two universes is made up of a security gu...
Goosebumps: The Perfect School
When he pulls yet another prank on his little brother, Brian's parents decide to send him to a summer school which claims to be perfect. After being there a few days, though, he begins to suspect some...
Police Academy: The Series
The Police Academy: The Series is a spin-off of the Police Academy series of films. Several of the film's cast made occasional guest appearances on the show, but Michael Winslow was the only actor fro...
Breaker High is a Canadian teen comedy-drama series that ran from 1997 to 1998, airing on YTV in Canada and on UPN in the United States.
Goosebumps: Werewolf Skin
Alex is determined to figure out what is going on in Wolf Creek, and is horrified to discover that his aunt and uncle may be the werewolves who have been terrorizing the community.
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Goosebumps: Night of the Living Dummy II
Amy thinks her father has bought her the perfect gift: a new ventriloquist's dummy. However, it soon becomes apparent that there is more to this dummy than meets the eye.
Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal
Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal is a Canadian science fiction drama television series which was filmed in and around Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and aired 88 episodes over four seasons from 199...
Goosebumps: Say Cheese and Die
Greg and his friends break into an old warehouse, where they find an unusual camera. However, the photographs Greg takes with it seem to predict disaster, and he becomes convinced the camera is cursed...
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Goosebumps: Welcome to Camp Nightmare
The summer camp of Billy's dreams is turning out to be a total nightmare. The food stinks. The counselors are weird. And who or what is this vicious beast everyone calls "Sabre"? Things are getting wo...
This horror anthology series is based on the best-selling books by the master of kid horror, R.L. Stine was the person. In every episode, you'll see what happens when regular kids find themselves in s...
2 TV shows
The Secret World of Alex Mack
The Secret World of Alex Mack is an American television series that ran on Nickelodeon from October 8, 1994 to January 15, 1998, replacing Clarissa Explains It All on the SNICK line-up. It also aired ...
Dead at 21
Dead at 21 is a television series broadcast by MTV in 1994. The series ran for eleven thirty-minute episodes with a two-part final episode. The series was created by Jon Sherman, and written by Sherma...
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Chris Cross was a children's sitcom co-produced by Central TV and Cinar, in association with Showtime, in 1993. Based in an English boarding school, it dealt with the transition from single to mixed-s...
Mark Cahill is a good family man with a loving wife and two wonderful children. Mark also happens to be a hit man who is haunted by his last victim, a blonde, who keeps appearing in his bedroom at the...
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Are You Afraid of the Dark?
Are You Afraid of the Dark? is a Canadian- American anthology television series. The first episode of the original series, "The Tale of the Twisted Claw", was aired as a pilot on October 31, 1991 in t...
A child is traumatized when his father, a stuntman, dies in an attempt to go over Niagara Falls. Later, his mother meets and marries a truck driver, and things seem to be going OK. Then the new husban...
Prom Night III: The Last Kiss
Mary Lou, the prom queen burned to death by her boyfriend back in the fifties, has escaped from hell and is once again walking the hallways of Hamilton High School, looking for blood. She chooses as h...
Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II
When Hamilton High's Prom Queen of 1957, Mary Lou Maloney is killed by her jilted boyfriend, she comes back for revenge 30 years later. Bill Nordham is now the principle of Hamilton High and his son i...
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The Tomorrow People
Born to human parents, an apparently normal child might at some point between childhood and late adolescence experience a process called 'breaking out' and develop special paranormal abilities. These ...
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