via press release:
SYFY SEARCHES FOR GHOSTS DOWN UNDER IN NEW ACQUIRED SERIES HAUNTING: AUSTRALIA, PREMIERING TUESDAY, MARCH 24 AT 10PM
NEW YORK – February 6, 2015 – Continuing to expand its roster of global programming, Syfy today announced that it has acquired Haunting: Australia, an eight-part unscripted series featuring six of the best ghost hunters in the world.
Haunting: Australia will premiere on Syfy Tuesday, March 24 at 10PM (ET/PT).
Hailing from all corners of the globe, the Haunting: Australia ghost hunters join forces to investigate paranormal activity in Australia’s most haunted locations, traveling across the country unearthing ghostly evidence.
Each of the experts offers a unique talent that strengthens their collective investigating methods. Together they take on terrifying ghosts in haunting and harsh environments that often hold violent histories still lingering in the form of paranormal presence.
Haunting: Australia joins Syfy’s stable of popular international and domestic acquisitions that includes Lost Girl, Bitten, Continuum, and the upcoming scripted series Olympus and Dark Matter.
Flame Media is a television production and distribution company specialising in factual entertainment and documentaries. The production arm of the business, Flame Productions, has produced eight television series since 2011. These productions are mainly focused on food and lifestyle, with Flame becoming a leader in the Australian production market in this genre. Haunting: Australia has received an overwhelmingly positive response and strong ratings since first broadcast in February 2014. The series also attracted international buyers and has sold in the UK, Asia, Canada and Sweden.
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 96 million homes, Syfy is a network of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation. (Syfy. Imagine Greater.)