Ghost Whisperer is an American television drama-fantasy-thriller about a young woman who can communicate with the spirits of the dead. The show was created by John Gray and is produced by Sander/Moses Productions in association with Touchstone Television & CBS Paramount Television. It stars Jennifer Love Hewitt, David Conrad and Camryn Manheim (beginning with the second episode of Season 2, which began September 22). The series is based on the work of James Van Praagh, who is a co-executive producer and posts to a blog about the show hosted by CBS. The stories are also said to be based in part on the work of Spirit Communicator Mary Ann Wintkowski.