via press release:
ALLISON SCAGLIOTTI JOINS SYFY’SFOR FIRST-EVER LIVE INVESTIGATION!
Special Live Episode Airs 7-11pm (ET/PT) on Thursday, March 17 LIVE From Ireland!
NEW YORK — March 8, 2011 — Actress Allison Scagliotti will join the team on: Live from Ireland – The Search for the Banshee Ghost, a four-hour special episode that will take Josh Gates and team to Ireland for their very first live investigation. Best known to Syfy fans as Claudia on the immensely popular series , Scagliotti is also no stranger to live television or overnight adventure: she fearlessly served as co-host of last year’s Halloween Live event.
This special episode ofwill air from 7-11pm (ET/PT) on Thursday, March 17. In addition to Scagliotti, the team will also welcome three veteran guest investigators: Kris Williams and Barry FitzGerald ( International), and Jael de Pardo ( : Paranormal Files, ).
In Destination Truth: Live from Ireland – The Search for the Banshee Ghost, Gates and his team will brave the crumbling ruins of Duckett’s Grovein County Carlow, Ireland, in search of the truth behind the legend of the banshee. Today, many County Carlow locals claim to have witnessed hearing the banshee’s unmistakable wail and seeing glimpses of an ethereal woman stalking the grounds of the 200 year-old historic ruins of Duckett’s Grove . Armed with equipment, expertise and, as always, humor, Josh and team will attempt to solve the mystery behind this age-old legend.
New episodes of Destination Truth will return starting Tuesday, March 22 @ 9pm (new night and time).
Destination Truth is Executive Produced by Brad Kuhlman for Ping Pong Productions (1000 Places to See Before You Die,, FM Nation). Josh Gates, Erin Ryder and Christopher Lore will serve as co-executive producers.
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 more than 98 million homes, Syfy is a network of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies. (Syfy. Imagine greater.)