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[03/16/10 - 02:32 PM]
Actor/Comedian, Tracy Morgan Returns as Host and First Time Executive Producer of Syfy's Hidden Camera Reality Series, Scare Tactics
The new season begins production this spring and is scheduled to premiere in the fall.

[via press release from Syfy]

ACTOR/COMEDIAN, TRACY MORGAN RETURNS AS HOST AND FIRST TIME EXECUTIVE PRODUCER OF SYFY'S HIDDEN CAMERA REALITY SERIES, SCARE TACTICS

The Fourth Season of Production Begins This Spring On 13-Episode Pick-Up Order- Series Premiere To Kick Off Fall 2010

New York, New York - March 16, 2010 - Syfy returns with the frighteningly funny fourth season of the hit hidden camera reality series, Scare Tactics. Actor/comedian, Tracy Morgan (30 Rock, Cop Out, SNL) is on series double duty this new season as host and executive producer for the half-hour, 13-episode pick-up order, it was announced today by Mark Stern, Executive Vice President of Original Programming, Syfy. Scare Tactics begins production this spring and is scheduled to premiere fall 2010.

"We're ecstatic to be bringing back Scare Tactics for another season to all our die-hard Syfy reality fans," said Stern. "Tracy has his finger on the pulse when it comes to comedy and having him on board as executive producer just adds another layer to the huge success of our show."

Set-up by friends and loved ones, unsuspecting victims are placed into elaborately staged scary situations involving movie-style special effects and makeup. The horror hoaxes are skillfully designed to tap into the wildest fears of the prank's prey. Viewers laugh along to the hilarious reactions of the show's "stars" as they are caught off guard and on camera. Scott Hallock and Kevin Healey of Hallock Healey Entertainment are the executive producers and creators of Scare Tactics.

"First, having Tracy on board is huge. Second, Kevin and I have already started working with our writers on innovations that will make season four our biggest, scariest and most hilarious yet," said Hallock.

Hallock & Healey have written and executive produced a diverse array of shows including NBC's Howie Do It (Co-Created with Howie Mandel) The 25 Million Dollar Hoax, SPY TV, World's Most Amazing Videos and You Asked for It. Other shows include a one-hour comedy special with Craig Robinson for Comedy Central, ABC's The Big Moment; FOX's World's Dumbest Drivers, Fox Family's Show Me the Funny; Comedy Central's Emmy Award-Winning Win Ben Stein's Money; and Cartoon Network's Bobb'e Says with Bobb'e J. Thompson.

Syfy is a media destination for imagination-based entertainment. With year round acclaimed original series, events, blockbuster movies, classic science fiction and fantasy programming, a dynamic Web site (www.Syfy.com), and a portfolio of adjacent business (Syfy Ventures), Syfy is a passport to limitless possibilities. Originally launched in 1992 as SCI FI Channel, and currently in 95 million homes, Syfy is a network of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies. Syfy. Imagine greater.





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· 30 ROCK (NBC)
· SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (NBC)
· SCARE TACTICS (SYFY)









[03/31/15 - 02:09 PM]
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[03/31/15 - 12:52 PM]
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[03/31/15 - 12:51 PM]
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[03/31/15 - 12:00 PM]
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[03/31/15 - 10:55 AM]
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[03/31/15 - 10:11 AM]
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[03/31/15 - 10:10 AM]
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[03/31/15 - 10:09 AM]
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[03/31/15 - 10:09 AM]
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[03/31/15 - 10:08 AM]
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