via press release:
SYFY’S HIT REALITY SERIES GHOST HUNTERS AND DESTINATION TRUTH RETURN THIS MARCH!
‘Ghost Hunters’ Premieres 6th Season With 100th Episode on March 3
Featuring A First-Time Investigation at Alcatraz
Presented Within a Live Interactive Event
Josh Gates Takes ‘Destination Truth’ To Ireland
For St. Patrick’s Day Premiere on March 17
New York, NY – January 13, 2010 – This March, Syfy’s winning reality duo, Ghost Hunters and Destination Truth, will return with all new episodes! First, on Wednesday, March 3, 2010 @ 9pm, celebrate a milestone as America’s favorite paranormal investigators, the Ghost Hunters, kick off their triumphant sixth season with episode 100! For this epic investigation, Jason, Grant and the rest of the team – plus guest investigators Barry FitzGerald and Dustin Pari from Ghost Hunters International – will take on their biggest case yet: Alcatraz, the former military prison known world-wide for the countless claims of paranormal activity witnessed within its walls.
The Alcatraz case will be presented on March 3rd within a LIVE, 2-hour interactive fan event hosted by Destination Truth’s Josh Gates.
Josh will then return on Wednesday, March 17 @ 10pm with a thrilling new slate of adrenaline-fueled adventures on Destination Truth. The new episodes kick off with a St. Patrick’s Day theme as the crew heads to Ireland in search of the legendary leprechaun. From there, Josh and crew will travel to the U.S., Jordan, Israel, China, New Zealand and Chile, seeking answers to the world’s greatest mysteries and myths. The new episodes will also feature guest investigators Kris Williams (Ghost Hunters) and Allison Scagliotti (Warehouse 13).
About Ghost Hunters
In October 2004, Syfy introduced Jason Hawes and Grant Wilson – plumbers by day, Ghost Hunters by night! The success of its spin-off series,Ghost Hunters International and Ghost Hunters Academy, cemented the Ghost Hunters brand as the top paranormal franchise in cable. Ghost Hunters, Ghost Hunters International and Ghost Hunters Academy are produced in association with Craig Piligian’s Pilgrim Films and Television (Dirty Jobs, The Ultimate Fighter, My Fair Wedding). Piligian and Thomas Thayer, along with Rob Katz and Alan David, serve as executive producers.
About Destination Truth
On Destination Truth, now in its third season, world traveler and intrepid explorer Josh Gates takes viewers off the map and around the globe in search of the answers to some of the world’s most intriguing unexplained mysteries. The hit series enjoyed its most successful season yet in fall 2009, with a run of episodes achieving all-time series highs. Destination Truth is executive produced by Brad Kuhlman for Ping Pong Productions (1000 Places to See Before You Die, Celebrity Rehab, FM Nation). Bobby Pura serves as co-executive producer.
Syfy is a media destination for imagination-based entertainment. With year round acclaimed original series, events, blockbuster movies, classic science fiction and fantasy programming, a dynamic Web site (www.Syfy.com), and a portfolio of adjacent business (Syfy Ventures), Syfy is a passport to limitless possibilities. Originally launched in 1992 as Sci Fi Channel, and currently in 95 million homes, Syfy is a network of NBC Universal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies. (Syfy. Imagine greater.)