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Bio Channel Adds Chills to Saturday Nights This Summer
"Celebrity Ghost Stories" returns Saturday, July 17 followed by the new series "My Ghost Story."

[via press release from Bio]




NEW YORK, NY, JUNE 14, 2010 - BIO Channel brings "Celebrity Ghost Stories," it's most watched original series of all time, back to showcase more celebrities as they share their true, personal encounters with the paranormal and premieres the all-new series, "My Ghost Story" showcasing real people who captured their paranormal experience on camera. "Celebrity Ghost Stories" returns for a second season featuring 18 one-hour episodes on Saturday, July 17 at 10PM ET/ 11PM PT, followed up by the series premiere of "My Ghost Story" at 10PM ET/11PM PT.

"Celebrity Ghost Stories" is told completely through first-person narrative by notable actors, musicians and models who believe they have experienced the other side. The hit series features descriptive, personal accounts that deliver a compelling, surprising and downright chilling look into the world of the paranormal.

In the second season premiere, Michael Imperioli meets a tormented spirit at the legendary Chelsea Hotel; Joan Collins enrages a vengeful ghost during a dinner party in Venice; a young Donna D'Errico befriends a little girl who's not what she seems; and a spirit gets Corey Feldman's life back on track.

Celebrities this season include: Marilyn Manson, Billy Baldwin, Joan Collins, Alice Cooper, Haylie Duff, Corey Feldman, Deborah Gibson, Tracey Gold, Jermaine Jackson, Shirley Jones, Christopher Knight, Laura Prepon, Eric Balfour, Tempest Bledsoe, Donna D'Errico, Fred Dryer, Kathryn Erbe, Dave Foley, Willie Garson, Michael Imperioli, Diane Ladd, Kimberley Locke, Carol Alt, Tracy Nelson, Chazz Palminteri, Joey Pantoliano, Paulina Porizkova, Matthew Settle, Karina Smirnoff, Connie Stevens, Michael Urie, Dick Van Patten, Lindsay Wagner, Mykelti Williamson, and Marissa J. Winokur.

"My Ghost Story" features true and astonishing stories of the paranormal, told by the people who lived through them - and actually caught it on tape. From moving furniture to dark apparitions to violent poltergeists, these harrowing eye-witness accounts of the unexplainable are transformed into more than tales with terrifying visual evidence. Everybody has a ghost story, but these people have theirs on film.

In 2009, BIO premiered its #1 original series of all time, "Celebrity Ghost Stories." Premiere telecasts averaged 241,000 in A2554, 207,000 in A1849 and 356,000 in Total Viewers, which is more than double BIO's prime average in each demo.

"Celebrity Ghost Stories" is produced by Jarrett Creative for BIO Channel. Executive Producers for Jarrett Creative are Seth Jarrett and Julie Insogna Jarrett. Co-Executive Producer for Jarrett Creative is Summer Strauch. Director is Seth Jarrett. Executive Producers for BIO Channel are Jordana Hochman, Thomas Moody and Robert Sharenow.

"My Ghost Story" is produced by Mark Phillips Philms & Telephison for BIO Channel. Executive Producer is Mark Phillips, Supervising Producer is Hudie Ayalon. Executive Producers for BIO Channel are Elaine Frontain Bryant, Jessica Morgan and Robert Sharenow.

About BIO

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�," "Celebrity Ghost Stories," "Psychic Investigators" and the William Shatner hosted talk show "Shatner's Raw Nerve." The 24-hour network is now available in more than 55 million households. The BIO web site is located at www.bio.com.

  [june 2010]  


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