Paranormal reality television shows have become just as popular as other reality shows. These shows demonstrate the possibilities of paranormal activity in different locations. Teams of investigators or ghost searchers record their findings of ghosts or signs of ghosts. While these shows are recorded to be evidence of paranormal activity, it is up to the viewer on whether it is actually real. The following are 5 of the top paranormal reality television shows currently on television:
1.) Ghost Hunters (TAPS)-SyFy -www.syfy.com
With new episodes airing on Wednesdays at 9 pm on SyFy, Ghost Hunters have become one of the most popular paranormal reality television shows. During this one hour show, real-life paranormal researchers document their findings as they look into complained hauntings around the country. Using their investigation tools, they try to pick up paranormal activity to prove the existence of ghosts.
2.) Ghost Hunters International- SyFy-www.syfy.com
Ghost Hunters International is a spin off of Ghost Hunters. On this show, a squad of trained paranormal investigators travels to different countries to some of the most haunted places in the world. Using their scientific methods, the squad tries to answer peculiar paranormal mysteries. Past episodes have included investigations of Czech Republic’s Castle Houska and the Moosham Castle in Austria. New shows will return January 2010.
3.) Paranormal State- A&E – www.aetv.com
Developed by Paranormal Research Society founder Ryan Buell, Paranormal State follows a team of researchers as they try to find answers to sixth sense experiences, ghost sightings, and demonic disturbances. Using the Electric Voice Phenomenon and the help of experienced demonologists, psychics, and psychologists, the team visits the homes of complained hauntings. A new season of Paranormal State will begin December 15.
4.) Ghost Adventures – Travel Channel – www.travelchannel.com
The Ghost Adventures crew consists of Zak Bagans, Nick Groff, and Aaron Goodwin. During the show, the crew travels to different locations around the world where they interview historians and those who have been a witness to paranormal activity. With the information provided, the crew begins their hand on investigation by being lock downed at the haunted site. Sites have included the Ohio Reformatory and Poveglia Island. New episodes air on Friday nights at 9 pm.
5.) A Haunting – Discovery Channel – dsc.discovery.com
A Haunting focuses on those who have had first hands experience with the paranormal. Each one hour episode has first person stories about the derivation and peculiar experiences of paranormal activity. The ghost stories take place from different parts of America in which a tragedy, suicide, or murder in the past has turned into hauntings decades later. Unfortunately no new shows are scheduled to air, but reruns are aired frequently on the Discovery Channel.