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Sci FI.com Invites Fans of Sci Fi Channel's Hit Original Reality Series 'Ghost Hunters' to "Join the Hunt" with New Social Network
Plus: SciFi.com will offer "an exclusive, multi-camera online video feed and thermal imaging camera views" of this Friday's "Ghost Hunters Live" event.

[via press release from Sci Fi]


NEW YORK � October 28, 2008 � SCIFI.com, the world's most heavily trafficked genre Website, is giving fans of Ghost Hunters a chance to "Join the Hunt" with a new social network where they can share their ghost stories, learn how to use the equipment seen on the SCI FI channel's hit reality show Ghost Hunters, ask the Ghost Hunters questions and more. By signing up, viewers will be able to:

� Take Weekly Tutorials: Learn how to hunt ghosts with lessons about the usage of EMF gauges (electromagnetic field detectors), EVP's (electronic voice phenomena recorders) and other tracking gear.

� View Ghost Stories: Read stories about ghostly encounters or readers can share your own.

� Ask a Hunter: Ask a TAPS member a question and get answers to all your questions about ghost hunting, as well as advice, tips and recommendations direct from the experts.

� Vote! Haunted or Not?: Check out alleged photos of haunted places and vote on whether they're haunted or not.

� Get Resources: Peruse books, movies and more to help with your ghost-hunting career.

On Friday, October 31, the immensely popular Ghost Hunters Live event will take place at the historic Fort Delaware in Delaware City, DE from 7pm � 2am ET. And once again, SCIFI.COM will serve as the online destination on Halloween night, offering a multi-layered digital experience for fans including an exclusive, multi-camera online video feed and thermal imaging camera views, exclusive access to photos from the live event, live Q&A with the TAPS team members and the return of the "Panic Button" for web watchers to alert the team of something they are seeing live on TV.

In October 2004, SCI FI introduced Jason Hawes and Grant Wilson � plumbers by day, Ghost Hunters by night! Enjoying record-high ratings throughout its run, the series is currently celebrating its highest-rated season ever. Its spin-off series, Ghost Hunters International, has continued to cement the Ghost Hunters brand as the top paranormal franchise in cable since its January debut. The franchise just expanded further with the greenlight of a brand-new pilot, Ghost Hunters: College Edition. Ghost Hunters, Ghost Hunters International and Ghost Hunters: College Edition are produced in association with Craig Piligian's Pilgrim Films and Television (Dirty Jobs, The Ultimate Fighter, In Harm's Way). Piligian and Thomas Thayer, along with Rob Katz and Alan David, serve as executive producers.

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 93 million homes, SCI FI Channel is a network of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies.

  [october 2008]  


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