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When pigs fly: Pigasus awards bestowed on the deserved

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The honors were given yesterday, April Fools’ Day. JREF’s Pigasus Awards “Honors” Dubious Peddlers of “Woo”. Since 1997, the JREF’s annual Pigasus Awards have been bestowed on the most deserving charlatans, swindlers, psychics, pseudo-scientists, and faith healers—and on their credulous promoters, too. The awards are named for both the mythical flying horse Pegasus of Greek…

Stranded: Ho hum. Another ghost show.

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Same ole same ole… Didn’t MTV do this with “Fear” long ago? Syfy Will Premiere “Stranded,” Terrifying New Paranormal and Psychological Experiment – From the Producer of “Paranormal Activity” | TheFutonCritic.com. If you thought Paranormal Activity was scary – get ready for Stranded. The new Syfy reality series, premiering Wednesday, February 27 at 9PM (ET/PT),…

‘Ghost Hunters’ returns with same old schtick, minus one founder

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‘Ghost Hunters’ back with new episodes, new attitude | 9news.com. The SyFy series often described as the Daddy of all paranormal series returns this week. And this new season is going to be very different. ‘Ghost Hunters’ investigator Grant Wilson has left the Syfy series. That leaves Jason Hawes to lead the team’s ghost hunting.…

Syfy to premiere haunted college show ‘School Spirits’

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School Spirits Premiere. Premieres Wednesday, June 20 at 10 PM School Spirits travels to schools and universities all across the country to recount the true ghost stories experienced on these academic campuses. The stories will be told in first person narratives through the testimonials of real students, teachers, parents and staff that have encountered the…

Syfy announces gaggle of ghost shows. Gag.

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Just when you thought it was safe now that Grant is gone from Ghost Hunters… Syfy Announces New Paranormal Reality Series and Projects. 3 new paranormal shows are coming up on the Syfy network! School Spirits – Premieres June 2012 – School Spirits will tell true ghost stories of hauntings that have happened at schools…

Paranormal Witness renewed; because we obviously need more ghost drama in our lives

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Paranormal Witness Renewed for a Second Season Syfy has re-upped its frightening docudrama series Paranormal Witness for a second season. Production on the twelve-episode pick-up order has commenced and the series is currently scheduled to premiere in August 2012. Paranormal Witness ranked as one of the top 10 new original cable series in the fourth…

Ghost Hunters Live Halloween special gets big ratings

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Ghost Hunters Halloween Live 2011 Ratings This year, Jason, Grant and team members from Ghost Hunters, Ghost Hunters International and Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files went to Pennhurst Asylum in Pennsylvania, a former state mental institution. From 7 PM – 1 AM, Ghost Hunters Halloween Live grew compared to 2010′s event, averaging 1.4 million total…

Syfy bringing “School Spirits” to television

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Syfy Orders Six Episodes of “School Spirits” |. Syfy orders six, one-hour episodes of the new unscripted series School Spirits from executive producers Mark Burnett (Survivor, The Apprentice) and Seth Jarrett (Celebrity Ghost Stories). The project will tell true ghost stories of hauntings that have happened at schools across the country. The stories will be…