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GHOST HUNTING SHOWS ON TV


The supernatural, paranormal, the unexplained! Everyone seems to have an interest in these subjects lately. About every ten years there is a resurgence of television shows dealing with all types of topics from ghosts to Urban Legends to U.F.O.s and everything in between!

Ghosts seem to take the forefront in TV viewing lately. Reality ghost hunting shows are very popular right now. Whether it's a the spirit of a loved one come back for one last visit, the remnant of something traumatic from the past, haunted history can be found in almost any town in any country on the planet. There are societies dedicated to ghost hunting, paranormal groups at colleges, hundreds of books on the subject of ghosts and, over the past few years, television shows about ghosts and the supernatural. They usually deal with psychics that communicate with ghosts, some deal with all kinds of supernatural phenomena, like "Supernatural", "Medium", and "The Ghost Whisperer".

Let's talk TV shows. It seems that over the Halloween season you can find tons of haunted history shows dealing with cities all over the world shown on the History Channel or on A&E. Often ghostly reality shows pop up during Halloween season and soon leave but some have stayed. There are a number of ghost hunting reality shows  and shows dealing with all types of the supernatural that have popped up over the past year and we'd like to let you in one some of them!

A&E CHANNEL - PARANORMAL STATE
Delving deep into the strange and the mysterious, Paranormal Research Society founder Ryan Buell and his team of investigators attempt to unravel inexplicable paranormal phenomena including ghost sightings and haunting's. Founded by Buell in 2001, the P.R.S. works on cases across the country and is one of the most recognized paranormal societies in the nation. Check your local listings for show times on A&E and visit the P.R.S. website.

CHILLER CHANNEL - SCARY BUT TRUE
Scary but true ghost stories told by the people that experienced them! Check the Chiller Channel website for more info.

CHILLER CHANNEL - SCARY PLACES
Experience haunted places around the country on each episode! Check the Chiller Channel website for more info.

DISCOVERY KIDS CHANNEL - MYSTERY HUNTERS
This show explores the supernatural, kid style. Host, Christina, takes you to places around the world to look for lore about banshees, ghosts, haunted houses, haunted light houses, U.F.O.s and much more in this great series! Unfortunately, it's on rather late for a kids show, nightly at 1:00am, but check local listing for time in your area. Click here for more info.

DISCOVERY CHANNEL - A HAUNTING
This is a chill-filled series that chronicles the true and terrifying tales of the paranormal told by those who have experienced real-life happenings. The one-hour episodes dramatizes some of the scariest stories in America, revealing a world in which tragedy, suicide and murder have left psychic impressions so potent that innocent people become forced to deal with them decades later. Usually on in the afternoons with two back-to-back episodes, check your local listings for times.

HBO FAMILY CHANNEL - GHOST TRACKERS
"Ghost Trackers" is a reality series/game show that brings together the science of ghost hunting with the challenge of which team will finish first. Teens are outfitted with point-of-view cameras and enter haunted locations, completely on their own. They use ghost tracking devices to record the paranormal activity that seems to lurk around every corner. The participants fight with their instinct to flee the houses in order to beat out their competitors, be judged by a group of their peers and become the Ultimate Ghost Tracker! Check local listings for dates and times.

HISTORY CHANNEL - MONSTERQUEST
From Bigfoot to Swamp Beast, Monsterquest reveals the truth of legendary monster sightings around the world. Deploying the latest in hi-tech equipment, each episode scientifically examines the best evidence available, from pictures and video, to hair and bones, as well as the eyewitness accounts themselves. One part history, one part science and one part monsters, MonsterQuest discovers the truth behind these legendary monsters. This show airs throughout the week so check your local listings for dates and times.

HISTORY CHANNEL - U.F.O. HUNTERS
Bill Birnes, Dr. Ted Acworth and Pat Uskert investigate UFO cases around the world. The team's access to UFO evidence is unparalleled—and their expertise allows them to quickly identify bogus claims of UFOs. Together, they use eyewitness accounts, scientific experimentation, documents recently released through the Freedom of Information Act and footage that has never been seen on television to piece together compelling—and sometimes chilling—evidence of UFO phenomena. Check your local listings for dates and times.

SCI-FI CHANNEL - GHOST HUNTERS
A one-hour weekly reality show follows a group of real-life paranormal researchers as they investigate hauntings throughout the country. Using the most up-to-date equipment, experts in the field of parapsychology and checking out reports of haunted phenomenon, you can actually hear and see what they do! Jason Hawes and Grant Wilson head up The Atlantic Paranormal Society. TAPS is a group of fairly ordinary people such as office managers, factory workers,  and teachers who moonlight as host busters to understand seemingly unexplainable disturbances. Wednesday @ 8pm Central or check your local listings.

SCI-FI CHANNEL - GHOST HUNTERS INTERNATIONAL
A spin-off of SCI FI's Ghost Hunters series, Ghost Hunters International features a squad of paranormal investigators who use their principles of scientific techniques, to explore some of the most legendary haunted spots around the world. Each week the team travels to the far corners of the globe, searching for answers to bizarre supernatural mysteries. The new episodes will take the team to countries such as England, Scotland, Peru, Singapore, Sweden, the Philippines and many others. Wednesday @ 9pm Central or check your local listings.

SCI-FI CHANNEL - THE UNEXPLAINED WITH GEORGE NOORY
George Noory is the host of the radio program Coast to Coast AM. His show is the most listened to overnight radio program in North America, heard by nearly three million listeners each week on approximately 500 stations in the U.S. and Canada. His show on the Sci-Fi Channel steps into the darkness and explores the unexplained explores the realm of paranormal phenomena, time travel, alien abductions, conspiracies and other facets of the unexplainable.

TRAVEL CHANNEL - GHOST ADVENTURES
Ghost Adventures had a successful first season and Zak, Nick and Aaron are working hard on a brand-new season. The first season is still being shown on Fridays at 9:00pm EST. Watch the "Ghost Adventures Crew" as they travel the country in search of hauntings, ghosts and unexplained phenomena.

TRAVEL CHANNEL - MOST HAUNTED USA
The "Most Haunted" team is headed from the U.K. to the U.S.A. this season. Yvette Fielding and her ghost-hunting team investigate the spookiest sites in the United States, starting Friday, December 12, 2008. As experts from the paranormal field, the team attempts different methods and experiments to try and communicate with the dead. The team is determined to prove the existence of life after death. The team, armed with night-vision cameras and using séances to connect with the dead, will head to some of the creepiest places in the United States, Sleepy Hollow and the Stanley Hotel, the infamous setting for Stephen King's "The Shining". Friday nights at 10pm ET. Check your local listings.

 

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