Syfy Reality Series 'Haunted Highway' Featuring Jack Osbourne, Jael de Pardo, Dana Workman and Devin Marble to Premiere Tuesday, July 3

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June 14th, 2012

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NEW YORK – June 14, 2012 – Syfy’s newest paranormal reality series, Haunted Highway (formerly known as Paranormal Highway) will premiere Tuesday, July 3 at 10PM (ET/PT). The hour-long series follows two teams, Jack Osbourne & Dana Workman and Jael de Pardo & Devin Marble, as they do their own first-person investigations of the most frightening claims of paranormal activity along America’s remote back roads.

Fueled by eyewitness interviews and evidence collected with state-of-the-art equipment, the two teams will self-document their harrowing face-to-face encounters with the paranormal. The six episode series will feature examinations and investigations that will take the teams off the beaten path in Montana, South Dakota, Minnesota, Arkansas and Louisiana as they seek hellhounds, skin walkers, ghosts and other paranormal phenomena.

In the premiere episodeBear Lake Beast / Vergas Hairyman,” Jack and Dana venture to Bear Lake, Utah, in search of the elusive Bear Lake Beast. A reptilian monster over 20 feet long, this creature has been sighted by many but never captured on tape. Their investigation reveals some startling anomalies out there on the dark waters, and culminates in a risky night dive where Jack heads to the depths of the lake in search of the creature's hunting grounds.

Meanwhile in Vergas, Minnesota, Jael and Devin (Syfy’s Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files) trek through the dense forests on the trail of a creature known to locals as the Hairyman. An aggressive 8 foot humanoid, the Hairyman has been spotted frequently and is thought to be the unknown malevolent cause of many animal attacks. However, when Jael and Devin reach the last known location of the beast, they find some compelling evidence that this giant may not be a legend after all!

Haunted Highway is produced by BASE Productions. John Brenkus, Mickey Stern and Ron Ziskin serve as 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 (, 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.)

  • Northwind

    Haunted Highway, then Haunted Rest Stops… Haunted Road Kill… Haunted Speed Traps… Haunted Yellow Lines… Haunted Construction Zones…

    Yep, they have lots of possibilities over at that network to share with the world these days.

    :rolls eyes:

  • unrealitytv

    sounds like paranormal files: fact or faked part deux

  • cimmer

    I’m waiting for a Syfy movie using the ghost of a giant sharktopus as it’s main threat, although there was that one Syfy movie with animated mastodon bones which came close.

  • Paranormal Highways

    Leave it to SyFy to take liberties with someone else concept and run with it. I have been working on my own adventure for many years now doing the same thing without making a cheap ripoff of jetting around the country doing so. But,I don’t don’t have the deep pockets to fight SyFy so just have to live with it. Long live The Paranormal Highwayman! Find me on Facebook my friends for the real deal!

  • guillermo125

    Have not seen it but if Jael is on, i’ll be watchin!
    She makes a nice mermaid too!!

  • Melissa

    I was really excited for this show then I read what the first episode was about and then I wasn’t so excited anymore. Sounds just like “Fact or Faked/Paranormal Files”! Matter a fact sounds EXACTLY like it. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy that show, but I was looking forward to seeing “Haunted Highways, you know, GHOSTS! You say the first episode is about looking for a reptilian monster and then an 8 foot humanoid. Give me a break already! How is that haunted??? If I wanted to watch that kind of stuff, I would just watch Fact or Faked. I hope you get with the program or I will be tuning OUT.

  • Nancy Miller

    I watch and love all the true ghost shows that are well done and Sy Fy has done a great job with School Spirits and i am sure Haunted Highways will be well done also. I cannot believe with over 150 channels to watch that you ghost show haters will take the time to complain because it is something you don’t believe exists. I have never went to a site just to complain about a show, my solution is if i don’t like it, i don’t watch it. I don’t use my time hoping to have a show dropped that others might love as i know there are more likes and dislikes than my own in this vast audience.

  • Francis J. Rizzo

    I agree with Nancy. There’s an AMPLE supply of redneck/gator wrasslin’/hog slappin’ shows out there for those who don’t like the paranormal shows.

  • Bob Brading

    I wish Ozzy Osbourne was on it instead of Jack,but Jael will be my motivation for watching this one!

  • Carol

    Haunted hwy. Bear Lake Monster series.
    Looked like there was an orb caught on camera right before the female said “what the hell was that” any one else catch that?

  • carol

    would like to say I enjoyed the show . How ever I was wondering if I was the only one that notice something in the woods with Jael and Devin ?
    When you look at the end of their investigaton as the camera is paning to the left to get a better view of Devin there looks to be like a man sitting in the background . He blends into the background but when you pay attention you can see almost a black vest and two ( what looks to be ) eyes looking back .It looks as if he is squating.
    I would hope that maybe jack or Jael or devin will see this and look back on the footage.

  • Kelly

    Just watched Haunted highways and I have been so excited to see it since it was announced. I am a person that is obsessed with all of the paranormal shows that have come out for the past 10 years. You name it, if it has to do with paranormal, I watch it. Anyways, this show has enormous potential. It will cover places that the other paranormal shows have not yet. My advice would be to definitely better your camera angles. I understand being more realistic than the other shows by doing the camera shots yourself, but it comes across too ammature. But, please don’t take it as an insult as I’m excited to see where this show will go. It has all of the right stars/experts and fresh locations and ideas and could end up being a great thing. I understand wanting to be set apart from the other bunch of paranormal shows that are already out there, but risking the video is a big risk that I don’t think will be positive for the show. I’m rooting for you guys, the show just needs minor improvements is all I’m saying. : )

  • jesse

    This show is stupid. Since when is finding fish in a lake considered searching for “haunted highways” the only reason this kid got on tv is because his dad is ozzy osbourne. This show is stupid and pointless. Discontinue it.

  • nat

    @carol – i noticed the guy sitting behind Devin too and it can’t be Jael because she’s filming…I’m puzzled myself, I kept rewinding and the more I do it, the more obvious there is someone sitting back there in the woods. I hope they can answer that?

  • chivis30

    I didn’t like the show…I thought it would be about Haunted Highways…roads, freeways etc. Not about copying Fact or Fake or destination truth. Can’t wait for another great show like paranormal witness!!!

  • Nessa

    Did anyone notice a man standing behind Devin after the measured the tree? It is 57 mins into the show!!!

  • Nessa

    Oops I didn’t read Carol’s post. Glad I wasn’t the only one!!!

  • mizz giz

    the hairy man investigation was pretty crazy, did it occur to them that maybe the guy may have been up in the trees??

  • z’s in the tree’s

    I grew up in the Vergas area and the hairy man is the last paranormal thing that should be filmed. What about the cults that operated in the same woods? The 200 year old cemeteries? The all girls academy with all its legends? They chose the weakest subject in the area, but the easiest to hype up and have shaky video of. Very disappointed. Maybe if they had looked for the hairy man in the cemeteries….

  • Sandy

    Ok, that was an hour of my life I will never get back. It was a joke when Dana was in the boat and Jack was in the water and she kept saying the boat was rocking and when the camera showed her in the boat it looked like the boat was cemented to the ground. The only thing rocking was her bad acting. Then Jack comes up with the bone from the bottom of the lake that looked liked it had been soaking in clorox for a week. This was the first and last time I will watch this pathetic show. Jael and Devin don’t quit your F or F job I actually like that one.

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