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Wellington Paranormal is a New Zealand mockumentary comedy horror television series which first aired on 11 July 2018 on TVNZ 2. The series is a spin-off of the 2014 film What We Do in the Shadows and first television series in the franchise, and its lead characters—Officers Minogue and O'Leary—first appeared in the film as a pair of incurious police officers.

The series was created by Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement, who wrote, directed and performed in What We Do in the Shadows. Waititi and Clement serve as the series' executive producers, while Clement directs four of the six episodes in season 1. The series was confirmed for a second season of 13 episodes, which aired 6 episodes beginning on 16 October 2019.

A Christmas special aired on 19 December 2019, with the remaining six episodes airing as a new season. Between the special and third series, a sixteen-episode digital web series and public service campaign by New Zealand Police to inform the public on health, safety, and best practices during the COVID-19 pandemic, titled Important COVID-19 Messages from Wellington Paranormal, began airing from 26 March 2020, featuring Andrew Coster and Clarke Gayford as themselves. The lead characters also appeared as part of a 2018 New Zealand Police Recruitment video, and four 2018 Police Safety campaign videos. The third season premiered on 24 February 2021.

Jemaine Clement stated in June 2021 that the fourth season was in post-production. He added: "We're pausing on [Wellington Paranormal], we're not sure we'll be back for a fifth season", while discussing a new series that he and Waititi are currently developing.

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