via press release:
SYFY ANNOUNCES NEW REALITY SHOW SCHOOL SPIRITS WITH EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS MARK BURNETT AND SETH JARRETT
Gripping One-Hour Reality Series Tells Tales of School Hauntings Nationwide
Pasadena, California – January 13, 2011 — Syfy partners with executive producers Mark Burnett (Survivor, The Apprentice) and Seth Jarrett (Celebrity Ghost Stories) for development on a one-hour reality series, School Spirits. Produced by Jarrett Creative Group, the project will tell true ghost stories of hauntings that have happened in colleges and high schools across the country. The stories will be told in first person narratives through the testimonials of real students, teachers, parents and staff that have encountered the paranormal activity.
“Paranormal encounters at high schools and colleges often become legendary stories spanning and touching generations,” said Mark Stern, President of Original Programming, Syfy and Co-Head of Content for Universal Cable Productions. “We’re very excited to partner with Mark and Seth as they bring these compelling, firsthand stories to life.”
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 96 million homes, Syfy is a network of NBC Universal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies. (Syfy. Imagine greater.)