Two New Ghost-Hunting Shows Premier in September Aug 20, 2014 17:56:32 GMT -5
Post by Joanna on Aug 20, 2014 17:56:32 GMT -5
Two New Ghost-Hunting Shows Premier in September
Destination America has two new paranormal-themed TV shows hitting the airwaves in September and following are the details of Ghost Asylum and Amish Haunting:
Investigating abandoned insane asylums is dangerous and downright terrifying, but in Destination America’s all-new series Ghost Asylum, a fearless crew is on a quest to hunt down chain-rattling ghosts and scary apparitions by any means possible, even if that requires luring themselves as the decoy. Ghost Asylum follows the most passionate paranormal team in America, the Tennessee Wraith Chasers, as its members examine some of America’s most frightening asylums, sanitariums and mental hospitals. The goal isn’t just to conjure spirits and collect evidence, but to physically capture restless souls with cutting-edge ghost traps and self-trained Tennessean wit.
TWC hunts the most lethal stories: clinics where murdered nurses still roam the halls, hospitals that drive anyone who enters to utter insanity and rehabilitation centers with earth-shattering cries coming from the windows. Staffed by experts in every aspect of paranormal investigation, these wraith chasers are not your average Ghostbusters, but an elite team of ghost whisperers who mesh methodology and skill with old-fashioned common sense and a taste for adventure in order to debunk, disprove, or validate each case. Ghost Asylum premieres Sunday, September 7, 2014, at 10:00 p.m. (EST) on Destination America.
In the September 7 premiere, the team travels to Old War Memorial Hospital (pictured above) in Scottsville, Kentucky. Throughout its years of operation, this institution was transformed from a place of healing to a holding cell for the mentally disturbed. Between the ER and the mental ward, it has been the site of countless deaths and could be bursting with lost souls. Locals believe a doctor lost his mind while in residence at the hospital and after his death, his spirit returned for a permanent shift in the exam rooms he loved so much. Now the Tennessee Wraith Chasers venture beyond the waiting room to track down the doctor’s spirit and finally discharge him for good.
Destination America will also be premiering Amish Haunting Sunday, September 14 at 9:00 (EST). The all-new series will bring to life the most chilling ghost stories ever to emerge from within the Amish community. The Amish are no strangers to horror in all its dreadful forms as their full belief is that living in the modern world will lead to sin and inevitably frightful evil spirits. For the first time ever, these tales will be brought to life by brave narrators from the Amish community who will guide viewers on a grim, captivating trip into the Amish crypt.
Ghost Asylum is produced for Destination America by Tremendous! Entertainment with Colleen Needles Steward, Shannon Keenan Demers, and Tim Hamilton as executive producers. For Destination America, Fay Yu is executive producer. Amish Haunting is produced for Destination America by Hot Snakes Media with Eric Evangelista, Shannon Evangelista, and Mark Marabella as executive producers. For Destination America, Sara Helman is executive producer. At Destination America, Sara Kozak is senior vice president of production, Marc Etkind is general manager, and Henry Schleiff is Group President of Investigation Discovery, Destination America, American Heroes Channel, and Discovery Fit & Health.
Source: Debi Moore, DreadCentral, August 19, 2014.