via press release:
SYFY’STWITTER ACCOUNT TO HOST GUILLERMO DEL TORO LIVE Q&A IMMEDIATELY AFTER SEASON 9 PREMIERE ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16 AT 9 PM ET/PT
New York, NY – January 15, 2013 – Syfy’s longest-running unscripted series,, goes Hollywood for its ninth season premiere on Wednesday, January 16 at 9 PM ET/PT with two Los Angeles-based investigations and a Twitter takeover by famed film director Guillermo del Toro (Hellboy series, Pan’s Labyrinth), executive producer of Universal Pictures’ upcoming thriller, Mama.
In the Season 9premiere episode, “Hollywood Horror Stories,” which airs at 9 PM ET/PT, Jason Hawes leads TAPS (The Atlantic Paranormal Society) on spooky Los Angeles investigations at the historic Sowden House – said to be the site where Elizabeth Short, aka “The Black Dahlia,” was gruesomely murdered – and Madame Tussauds Hollywood.
Then, at 10 PM ET/7 PM PT, fans can join famed film director Guillermo del Toro when he takes over the @GhostHunters Twitter account for a special live Q&A about his upcomingthriller, Mama, which arrives in theaters on Friday.
Universal Pictures serves as the presenting on-air sponsor of theseason premiere, showcasing the upcoming theatrical release of Mama. The film’s executive producer, Guillermo del Toro, will bring the Syfy audience exclusive content on Mama through a series of hosted wraps. These will lead up to an exclusive Premiere Imagination clip which will air during the premiere of Syfy’s latest original series, Ghost Mine, at 10 PM ET/PT.