As leaders of The Atlantic Paranormal Society (TAPS), both Jason and Grant have made it their life’s mission to help anyone with questions pertaining to paranormal phenomena and ghost hunting. TAPS is a group of fairly ordinary people— office managers, factory workers, teachers and even psychic-hotline gurus— moonlighting to understand seemingly unexplainable disturbances. (Syfy.com/ghosthunters)
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“NBC Universal has won an important appellate court victory over two individuals who claimed to have come up with the concept for the hit Syfy reality show ‘Ghost Hunters’”, reports Eriq Gardner for The Hollywood Reporter.
“Recently I heard one of GhostDivas’ podcast in which they interviewed Donna Lacroix,” reports Javier Ortega for GhostTheory.com. “Donna Lacroix, a former TAPS team member, in what at first appeared to be a disgruntled former-employee, quickly made sense and defended her point of views about her former bosses,” reports Ortega. In the interview she talks about some really juicy gossip…
The latest in the successful ‘Ghost Hunters’ franchise delivers more than 2 Million total viewers on Wednesday, November 11, at 10PM (ET/PT) beating our Comedy Central’s ‘South Park’ and FX’s ‘Nip/Tuck’ in Adults 25-54.
Taps is a famous musical piece, sounded by the U.S. military during flag ceremonies and funerals, generally on bugle or trumpet. The TAPS we’re talking about however is the Trans-Atlantic Paranormal Society. “Mr. Hawes and Mr. Wilson (of TAPS) are the shadow-chasing sleuths on “Ghost Hunters,” the Syfy reality series that has made believers out of its producers — believers in paranormal programming, if not in the spirits themselves,” reports Brian Stelter for the New York Times. View full article »
“Halloween may be over, but for the paranormal television industry anytime of the year is good for a scare or two,” reports Jeremy Davis for The News Record. “Just like any popular trend in TV, be sure that once a hit is apparent, you can expect a saturation of copy-cat shows to cash in on the latest TV niche .” View full article »
“In the past, scientists were easy to recognize, white lab coats, horn rimmed glasses, and a collage degree. Today’s scientists blend in a little bit better, backwards facing hats, cargo shorts and t-shirts. The equipment however is no less impressive, and the purpose hasn’t changed, to discover and learn about the world around us,” reports Cynthia Boris for SFUniverse.com.
“They see dead people and they don’t use any sixth sense, either. They use EMF (electromagnetic field) detectors in trying to corroborate instances of EVP (electronic voice phenomena). This is science. They don’t need no stinkin’ psychics,” reports Diane Werts for Newsday.com.
Once a year on Halloween Coast to Coast AM transforms into Ghost to Ghost AM and invites callers to share their personal ghost stories.
“Beating their own show debut by eleven days, the new recruits of Ghost Hunters Academy will make their first televised appearance on October 31st, when they join in the Ghost Hunters Live Halloween event,” reports Laura Merwin for MassLive.com.
New York, NY – October 12, 2009 – The #1 paranormal franchise on television has just gotten bigger. Building upon the enormous success of Ghost Hunters and Ghost Hunters International that has made it the top cable network on Wednesdays at 9PM among Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54,Syfy is launching Ghost Hunters Academy, premiering Wednesday, November 11 @ 10PM (ET/PT).
Orlando, FL (CNS) – “Ghost Hunters” fans will get a chance to meet the stars of the paranormal reality series at Orlando’s Universal Studios – They will sign autographs Thursday, October 8th from 7pm – 8:30pm.
The SyFy Channel has scheduled some great programming during the month of October with ’31 Days of Halloween.’
Jason, Grant and team are the #1 Cable Program in the 9pm hour and #2 most-watched episode ever among adults 25-54. General Electric had better open their wallets to keep these guys on the Syfy network…
Win an amazing adventure with television’s Ghost Hunters® (TAPS) on a ghost hunt at the Stanley Hotel in Colorado, site of the filming of Steven King’s classic “The Shining.”
On Track to Be Biggest Hit in Syfy History – Syfy has ordered 13 episodes of its smash hit original series Warehouse 13 for a second season. Warehouse 13 is slated for a summer 2010 return.
Rob Orrison said he was skeptical when he got a call from the “Ghost Hunters” about the Brentsville Courthouse Historic Centre. “They called me randomly out of the blue, and I didn’t believe the guy at first,” said Orrison, site manager at the center in Brentsville, a community in Prince William County, reports Keith Walker for the Richmond Times Dispatch.
“With less than two weeks until SyFy begins airing new episodes of Ghost Hunters, fans of the show are becoming increasingly excited,” Matthew Keane reports.
In his riveting article (not really), Nartker passionately writes, “I watched only long enough to conclude the show was hokey, lacked spontaneity like a good reality show and was about as entertaining as a Roseanne re-run. I changed channels.”