Syfy is keeping things spooky. Today, the network announced it has renewed two of its unscripted supernatural series, Ghost Hunters and Paranormal Witness.
Each series has been ordered for 13 episodes that will air in 2016.
Created in 2004, Ghost Hunters follows paranormal investigators Grant Wilson and Jason Hawes as they look into potentially haunted properties.The series is at the tail end of its 10th season.
Paranormal Witness is a little newer, having begun in 2011. It features documentary footage of people who have experienced something supernatural.
Both series are airing their season finales tonight, November 18th, beginning at 9 p.m.
Here’s the official announcement:
NEW YORK – November 18, 2015 – Syfy announces today pickups of GHOST HUNTERS Season 11 and PARANORMAL WITNESS Season 5. The popular paranormal series each receive 13 episode orders for 2016.
In Season 11 of GHOST HUNTERS, TAPS (The Atlantic Paranormal Society) founder Jason Hawes will lead investigations at reportedly haunted locations including the Cleveland, Ohio’s Midwest Railway Preservation Society, believed to be tied to the notorious, unsolved Cleveland Torso Murderer serial killer case; Crown Point, Indiana’s Old Lake County Jail, famed for being home to gangster John Dillinger… until he escaped; and the Toledo Yacht Club in Toledo, Ohio, said to be haunted by a boy who died over a century ago.
The fifth season of PARANORMAL WITNESS: TRUE TERROR will delve deeper into actual horror stories, while continuing to feature eyewitness accounts of the most frightening and compelling first person accounts of paranormal encounters, alongside dramatic reenactments of those experiences.
Both series will have their current season finales tonight, Wednesday, November 18. At 9PM, GHOST HUNTERS returns to author Edith Wharton’s home, The Mount in Lenox, Massachusetts, to investigate claims of increased paranormal activity since the team’s last visit in 2008. At 10PM, PARANORMAL WITNESS concludes with a terrifying account of a young family that moved into a house plagued by the vengeful spirit of their great aunt.”
What do you think? Do you watch either Paranormal Witness or Ghost Hunters? Are you excited both have been renewed?