BIO CHANNEL PREMIERES NEW SERIES "CELEBRITY GHOST STORIES" SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3RD AT 10PM ET / 11PM PT
DAVID CARRADINE, JOAN RIVERS, TOM ARNOLD, DEBI MAZAR, SCOTT BAIO, CARRIE FISHER AND
OTHER CELEBRITIES CHRONICLE THEIR TRUE STORIES OF PERSONAL ENCOUNTERS WITH THE PARANORMAL
First episode includes one of David Carradine's last interviews where he divulges a story about a
haunting in his closet and gives his views on life after death
NEW YORK, NY, September 16, 2009 � BIO Channel explores the paranormal world through the deeply personal stories of our favorite stars on "Celebrity Ghost Stories" premiering Saturday, October 3rd at 10PM ET/11PM PT. Nine one-hour episodes will feature celebrities' real life encounters with the paranormal; from deeply emotional and revealing encounters with departed loved ones to run-ins with angry spirits in haunted spaces.
In each episode of "Celebrity Ghost Stories," viewers will see several first-person celebrity narratives by respected actors, musical artists, and athletes. Cinematic recreations bring to life the personal accounts of stars who believe they have experienced the other side � and their narrations quite often reveal a side to the celebrity that has never been made public.
In the series premiere, David Carradine marries a widow and becomes frequently visited by the jealous spirit of his wife's ex, in a chilling twist of irony, the haunting takes place in his bedroom closet. Carradine, in one of his last interviews, goes on to give his views of life after death. Joan Rivers hopes that moving into her new apartment in Manhattan will have a life changing effect on her, but when she unknowingly angers the spirit of its former tenant, the niece of financier JP Morgan, Joan's life takes a frightening turn. A year after the death of his father, Scott Baio was still grappling with unresolved issues between them when his father began to appear in ways that would change their relationship forever, and Teri Polo recalls how at 8 years old, she got a terrifying visit that made her realize how perceptive she really is.
Celebrities in season one include: David Carradine, Joan Rivers, Scott Baio, Teri Polo, Carnie Wilson, Eric Roberts, Elisabeth Rohm, C. Thomas Howell, Carrie Fisher, John Waters, Rue McClanahan, Federico Castelluccio, Lisa Rinna, Jeffry Ross, Vincent Curatola, Illeana Douglas, Tom Arnold, Nia Long, Dee Snider, Gina Gershon, Justine Bateman, Jay Thomas, Traci Lords, James Kyson Lee, Barry Williams, Debi Mazar, Greg Grunberg, Sammy Hagar, Morgan Fairchild, John Salley, Lili Taylor, Anson Williams, Kelly Carlson, Ali Landry and Ernie Hudson.
"Celebrity Ghost Stories" is produced by Jarrett Creative for BIO Channel. Executive Producers for Jarrett Creative are Seth Jarrett and Julie Insogna Jarrett. Co-EP for Jarrett Creative is Tony Colon. Executive Producers for BIO Channel are Jordana Hochman, Thomas Moody and Robert Sharenow.
At BIO, we prove that the truth about people is always more entertaining than fiction. BIO is about real people and their real lives: up close and personal, gritty and provocative, always unfiltered. BIO original series uncover the real drama in people stories: everyday situations with a twist; celebrities going off-script; people-centric crime stories and paranormal events. In addition to being the exclusive home to the Emmy-Award winning Biography� series, the dynamic blend of original and acquired series on BIO includes I Survived�, Psychic Investigators, the William Shatner hosted talk show, Shatner's Raw Nerve and The Chris Isaak Hour a talk and music performance series hosted by Chris Isaak. The 24-hour network is now available in more than 54 million households. The BIO web site is located at www.bio.com.