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Paranormal

“Ghost Hunters” returns with new Season 9 episodes June 12

Ghost Hunters Season 9 will pick up again with new episodes starting June 12 at 9pm ET/PT on Syfy (it had been originally slated to return back in April, but was postponed until June). The June 12 episode of Ghost Hunters marks Amy Bruni’s first investigation back with The Atlantic Paranormal Society (TAPS) since going on maternity leave last year. The episode, called “The Ghost Hasn’t Left the Building,” finds Jason Hawes and TAPS heading to Louisiana to investigate the historic Shreveport Municipal Memorial Auditorium, famed for being the venue where Elvis Presley played his first professional gig in 1954. […]

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Ghost Hunters wins Best Paranormal Series in Channel Guide’s 2012 Viewer’s Voice Awards

The granddaddy of the modern incarnation of the popular fascination with ghosts and the paranormal on the television still remains the most popular with fans, as Syfy’s Ghost Hunters, now in its eight season, won this category with by a frighteningly large margin. Even following the departure of longtime Ghost Hunter Grant Wilson in May, the show maintains its strong fan base, and has recently begun a string of Southern-theme episodes where the team looks for spirits below the Mason-Dixon Line. It looks like it will be a while before viewers give up the ghost on the TAPS team! New […]

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Ghost Hunters Draw Scary-Good Ratings; Head For Star Island

By RabbitEars The fifth season premiere of SCI FI Channel’s Ghost Hunters on March 11 drew in great ratings for the network. The episode, which featured visits to the historic Betsy Ross home and Hannum House in Philadelphia, delivered a 1.9 Household rating, 2.7 million total viewers, 1.6 million adults 18-49 and 1.7 million adults 25-54. The show also outperformed the season premiere of South Park, and new episodes of The Real World, Dog the Bounty Hunter and MonsterQuest, making it the No. 1 cable telecast for the day among adults 25-54. Additionally, in the show’s 9pm ET hour, SCI […]

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Jason Hawes And Grant Wilson Of “Ghost Hunters”

By Jeff Pfeiffer At a press conference call last week, Jason Hawes and Grant Wilson, leaders of TAPS — The Atlantic Paranormal Society — discussed various topics relating to the upcoming Season 5 of Ghost Hunters, which premieres this Wednesday, March 11, on SCI FI Channel (see our preview). Here’s some of what they had to say.

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Preview: “Ghost Hunters” Scares Up A New Season

By RabbitEars America’s favorite ghost-hunting plumbers are back to flush out more phantoms in Season 5 of SCI FI Channel’s hit series Ghost Hunters, beginning this Wednesday (March 11) at 9pm ET/PT. Jason Hawes and Grant Wilson, who head up The Atlantic Paranormal Society (TAPS) team, explain that this season will see a return to a lot of residential cases in addition to continued explorations of the higher-profile historical sites. This plan is evidenced right away in the premiere episode, a two-investigation show in which the team travels to Pennsylvania to visit a terrified family just outside of Philadelphia, and […]

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“Ghost Hunters” Take On The World

SCI FI Channel‘s Ghost Hunters International debuted Wednesday night as the network’s No. 1 reality telecast in its history, and bested its broadcast time slot competition, including the dreadful, and dreadfully popular, Gossip Girl. The episode found a new team of Ghost Hunters — lead investigators Robb Demarest and Andy Andrews; Brian Harnois, Donna La Croix, Barry Fitzgerald (whom you may recall from the original Ghost Hunters’ frightening exploration of some Irish ruins) and newcomer Shannon Sylvia — traveling to England’s Chillingham Castle and Scotland’s Mary King’s Close to see what kind of spirits Europe can throw at us. As […]

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“Ghost Hunters International:” Passport To The Paranormal

SCI FI Channel‘s Ghost Hunters series has taken us to plenty of creepy haunted places around the United States. But if we start getting all America-centric and thinking we have a monopoly on things that go bump in the night, Ghost Hunters International is here to show us otherwise with a collection of Continental specters to rival the best we have to offer. The series, debuting Jan. 9 and airing Wednesdays, is a spinoff of the popular Ghost Hunters, with a few of the investigative team members coming from the American TAPS (The Atlantic Paranormal Society) team. As the show’s […]