The show is said to be a supernatural romantic comedy titled Ghost Angeles, centering on a young woman in Los Angeles who can talk to the dead, helping the spirits as much as they are helping her.
Didn’t we have a show like this with Jennifer Love Hewitt called Ghost Whisperer?
The O.C. marked a career breakthrough for both Schwartz, who at the time became the youngest TV series creator, and Bilson, who had only done small guest roles until then. Bilson’s character on the show, Summer Roberts, was also originally written as guest star but, after it popped, she was made a series regular, and Summer’s romance with Seth Cohen (Adam Brody) became one of O.C.’ key plotlines.