HBO, Astro Ch 411/
HD Ch 431, 12.40pm
This 2016 version tells of paranormal researcher Abby Yates (Melissa McCarthy) and physicist Erin Gilbert (Kristen Wiig) who are trying to prove that ghosts exist in modern society. When strange apparitions appear in Manhattan, Gilbert and Yates turn to engineer Jillian Holtzmann (Kate McKinnon) for help. They also rope in Patty Tolan (Leslie Jones), a lifelong New Yorker who knows the city inside and out.