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[03/27/06 - 12:00 AM]
Sci Fi Channel to Offer Downloads of Hit Series 'Ghost Hunters' Exclusively on Itunes

[via press release from Sci Fi]

SCI FI CHANNEL TO OFFER DOWNLOADS OF HIT SERIES 'GHOST HUNTERS' EXCLUSIVELY ON iTUNES

"The Best of Ghost Hunters Vol. 1" to Premiere Online March 28

NEW YORK, NY--March 27, 2006--SCI FI will offer downloads of its hit reality series 'Ghost Hunters' exclusively on iTunes, it was announced today by Dave Howe, Executive Vice President and General Manager of SCI FI Channel. To kickoff the series' expanded web presence, SCI FI will offer a free iTunes download of the never-before-seen "The Best of Ghost Hunters Vol. 1." The worldwide debut of "The Best of..." on March 28 will mark the first time SCI FI has premiered an original, full-length series episode online. This installment will include the most shocking and controversial moments from 'Ghost Hunters' first two seasons. In addition:

--'Ghost Hunters' will return to SCI FI with new episodes on Wednesday, March 29 @ 9pm. These shows will be available on iTunes for $1.99, a day after their first-run broadcast on the Channel.

--'Ghost Hunters' fans will also have the opportunity to purchase an iTunes season pass, permitting full access to a new slate of episodes after their SCI FI Channel premiere.

SCI FI has already enjoyed great success with its first iTunes offering, the acclaimed series 'Battlestar Galactica.' Since its debut on iTunes in December 2005 the series has consistently been a "Top 10" download.

Plumbers by day and 'Ghost Hunters' by night, Jason Hawes and Grant Wilson are two self-proclaimed skeptics who have managed to expose some of the most frighteningly compelling evidence of paranormal phenomenon ever seen on television. Reaching nearly 6.4 million viewers* across its two season run, 'Ghost Hunters' has featured speaking entities, mysteriously moving furniture, ghostly visages and a healthy dose of squabbling within the investigating team. Being scared has never been so much fun!

Hawes and Wilson head up TAPS (The Atlantic Paranormal Society), a close-knit organization of volunteer paranormal researchers?ordinary people who investigate and attempt to debunk claims of otherworldly activity. 'Ghost Hunters,' a one-hour weekly alternative reality series, follows this group of real-life "ghostbusters" as they investigate haunted houses and establishments throughout the country. Using the finest technology available, from proprietary devices designed specifically for paranormal investigations to temperature analysis and digital audio equipment, the TAPS crew spends their own time and money bringing peace of mind to those who claim to be experiencing hauntings.

SCI FI Channel is a television network where "what if" is what's on. SCI FI fuels the imagination of viewers with original series and events, blockbuster movies and classic science fiction and fantasy programming, as well as a dynamic Web site (www.scifi.com) and magazine. Launched in 1992, and currently in 85 million homes, SCI FI Channel is a network of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies.





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