In the suburbs of Washington, D.C. in the mid-1980s, 13-year-old Franklin Robertson is trying to survive. His parents dont understand him. His older brother torments him non-stop. Hed rather write stories than go on dates. His great comfort comes from the horror movies he watches every Saturday night at midnight, on a black-and-white TV set in his basement, introduced by the enigmatic Dr. Cerberus. In fact, Franklin feels certain that Dr. Cerberus can save his misfit lifeif only Franklin could get on his show.
Tuesdays-Sundays. Starts: April 11. Continues through May 2, 2010