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[03/27/12 - 11:26 AM]
Syfy Posts Most Watched First Quarter Ever Among Total Viewers, Adults 18-34, Women 18-34 and Women 18-49
Syfy spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[02/16/12 - 01:55 PM]
Syfy's Spring 2012 to Feature More Original Series and Original Hours of Programming Than Any Spring Season in Channel's History
Highlights include the return of "Eureka" on Monday, April 16 followed by season two of "Lost Girl."

[01/10/12 - 09:16 AM]
Syfy Expands Unscripted Programming Department
Robyn Lattaker-Johnson, Wayne Sampson and Colin Whelan have been named Vice Presidents, Alternative Programming at the cable channel.

[12/12/11 - 11:05 AM]
2011 Will Be Syfy's Most Watched Prime Year Ever
Syfy spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/01/11 - 03:33 PM]
Syfy's Hit Series "Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files" Posts Most Watched Season Finale Ever Wednesday, November 30
Syfy spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 30.

[11/10/11 - 03:31 PM]
Syfy's Hit Series "Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files" Hits Season Highs in Adults 18-49, Adults 25-54 and Total Viewers During November 9 Episode
Syfy spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 9.

[10/27/11 - 03:43 PM]
Syfy's Hit Series "Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files" Leaps 30% in Adults 25-54 and 16% Among Adults 18-49 During Second Week Telecast
Syfy spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 26.

[10/03/11 - 11:10 AM]
Syfy's Annual "31 Days of Halloween" Spook-a-thon Unleashes Over 600 Hours of Bone-Chilling Programming, October 1-31
Said lineup includes the return of "Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files" plus original movies "Zombie Apocalypse" and "Terror Beneath."

[08/23/11 - 08:13 AM]
Syfy's Fall Programming Features Premiere of "Paranormal Witness," "Ghost Hunters Halloween Live" and "31 Days of Halloween"
Plus: "Sanctuary" (Friday, October 7), "Scare Tactics" (Monday, October 10) and "Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files" (Wednesday, October 19).

[08/02/11 - 10:53 AM]
Syfy's Fall Programming Features "Ghost Hunters Halloween Live" and "31 Days of Halloween"
Also due this fall: new seasons of "Scare Tactics," "Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files" and "Sanctuary."

[04/26/11 - 08:13 AM]
Syfy Adds Twelve Additional Episodes to Second Season of Hit Investigative Series "Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files"
Following this week's mid-season finale, the series will return in October.

[04/21/11 - 03:19 PM]
Syfy's "Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files" Shatters Series Records With Most Watched Episode Ever
Syfy spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 20.

[04/14/11 - 03:37 PM]
Syfy's "Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files" Sets Series Ratings Records for Fourth Consecutive Week
Syfy spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 13.

[04/07/11 - 03:11 PM]
Syfy's "Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files" Sets Series Ratings Records for Third Consecutive Week
Syfy spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 6.

[03/29/11 - 09:31 AM]
Led by Freshman Hits "Being Human" and "Face Off," Syfy Soared During First Quarter
Syfy further spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2011.

[03/25/11 - 09:35 AM]
Syfy's "Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files" Season Two Premiere Most Watched Series Episode Ever
Syfy spins the numbers for Thursday, March 24.

[03/23/11 - 12:03 AM]
Interview: "Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files" Executive Producer John Brenkus
The Syfy original series returns for its second season tonight at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/22/11 - 09:08 AM]
Syfy Announces Spring Premiere Dates
"Stargate Universe" returns Monday, March 7 while "Sanctuary" resumes Friday, April 15.

[01/27/11 - 02:06 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: Syfy
A look at what's ahead on the cable channel, plus a recap of its 2010 ratings highlights.

[01/27/11 - 12:25 PM]
"Fact or Faked" to Join "Quantum Kitchen," "Destination Truth" in March on Syfy
Also on tap are season seven of "Ghost Hunters" and the network premiere of "Urban Legends."

[01/13/11 - 08:01 AM]
Mark Stern Named President Syfy Original Programming
"Mark is a supremely smart and talented executive, whose unbridled passion, energy and imagination continue to drive Syfy's world class development team," said Dave Howe.

[11/19/10 - 08:22 AM]
Syfy Orders A New Season of Hit Reality Series "Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files" and Additional Episodes of Standout "Hollywood Treasure"
Plus: "Ghost Hunters International" to return for a third season in early 2011.

[11/19/10 - 07:56 AM]
Syfy Celebartes the Holiday Season With First Annual "Countdown to Christmas Week" (December 6-12), Sponsored by Kay Jewelers
Highlights include "Ice Quake," an original movie starring Brendan Fehr and Victor Garber.

[10/28/10 - 09:49 AM]
Syfy's "Ghost Hunters Halloween Live" Premieres on October 31 @ 7 PM
Josh Gates and Allison Scagliotti will co-host the annual event, featuring appearances by Meaghan Rath, Ben Hansen, Kofi Kingston and Joe Maddalena.

[10/12/10 - 07:34 AM]
Syfy Sets Winter Premiere Dates for Original Series
"Eureka" and "Warehouse 13's" holiday specials set for December 7 while "Being Human" bows in January, "Marcel's Quantum Kitchen" due in February.

[08/24/10 - 12:28 PM]
First Season of Syfy Original Series Fact Or Faked: Paranormal Files Delivers Best Performance for a Thursday Original Series Since 2006
Syfy spins the numbers for the season to date.

[08/18/10 - 11:13 AM]
Syfy Fall Programming Includes New Seasons of Ghost Hunters, Stargate Universe, Destination Truth, Sanctuary, Scare Tactics and Fact Or Faked
The schedule also features the premieres of "Hollywood Treasure" (formerly "Hunting Hollywood") and "Beast Legends."

[08/10/10 - 12:32 PM]
Fact Or Faked: Paranormal Files Posts Series Highs in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 for Second Consecutive Week on Syfy
Syfy spins the numbers for Thursday, August 5.

[07/30/10 - 04:35 PM]
Syfy Debuts New Reality Series Hunting Hollywood and Orders Six Additional Episodes of Breakout Original Fact Or Faked: Paranormal Files
"Hunting Hollywood" bows Thursday, November 4 to be followed by new episodes of "Fact Or Faked: Paranormal Files."

[07/16/10 - 12:59 PM]
Exclusive: Syfy's "Destination Truth," "Beast Legends" Set for Thursdays in September
Both series will air back-to-back beginning Thursday, September 9 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/30/10 - 09:11 AM]
Syfy Marks First Anniversary of Successful Brand Evolution with Gala Premiere Week Featuring Three Powerhouse Scripted Series
Syfy will also unveil a sequel to the award winning "House of Imagination" brand film featuring talent from "Warehouse 13," "Haven," "Stargate Universe" and "Friday Night SmackDown."

[06/02/10 - 09:47 AM]
Syfy Celebrates Summer 2010 with First Ever Thursday Night Reality Block Featuring Mary Knows Best and Fact Or Faked
The cable channel confirms its previously announced lineup.

[05/27/10 - 03:24 PM]
Syfy Announces Major Expansion of Reality Programming, Greenlighting Three New Series Marcel's Quantum Kitchen, Paranormal Witness and Face Off
"Each of these series underscores the increasing breadth of Syfy's diverse brand," said the network's Mark Stern.

[05/16/10 - 11:51 AM]
Exclusive: Syfy to Look for Real "Warehouse 13"
"Search for the Real Warehouse 13," a two-hour special, will air Sunday, July 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/31/10 - 10:05 AM]
Syfy Celebrates Summer 2010 with First Ever Thursday Night Reality Bloc
Newly announced premieres include "Haven" (Friday, July 9), "Ghost Hunters Academy" (Wednesday, June 2) and "Ghost Hunters International" (Wednesday, July 14).

[03/16/10 - 02:37 PM]
Syfy Launches First Ever Thursday Night Reality Bloc Premieres Thursday, July 15, at 9pm (ET/PT)
"Beast Legends" will join the previously announced "Mary Knows Best" and "Paranormal Investigators."

[03/16/10 - 02:33 PM]
Syfy Ups Its Reality Slate with New Paranormal Investigators Series
The newcomer bows Thursday, July 15 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[03/16/10 - 02:29 PM]
Syfy 2010 Upfront Celebrates First Anniversary of Brand Evolution Announcement
"In the past year, we've seen the positive impact and successful results of the Syfy Effect," said the network's Dave Howe.







FACT OR FAKED: PARANORMAL FILES (SYFY)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
7/15/10 - 6/26/12
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2011-2012 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
2 (36 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
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ADDITIONAL NOTES:
a show on hiatus for longer than 12 months - without any news about its future - is assumed to be canceled
DESCRIPTION:
(from Syfy's press release, February 2012) Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files uncovers the truth behind supernatural and unexplained occurrences that have been caught on camera. In each episode, the team searches for the most intriguing images, videos and unnatural phenomenon found online and around the world. After selecting the most compelling cases, they head into the field, attempting to recreate the video, carrying out key experiments and questioning eyewitnesses. The team investigates all the clues and evidence with the most advanced techniques and tools at their disposal, and their objective is to answer the question, "Is this real?" In one of the season's upcoming episodes, Ben Hansen, Austin Porter and Jael de Pardo investigate a mysterious hovering light piercing through the night's dense fog over the waters of Bodega Bay - a California paranormal hotspot that has been featured in movies including The Fog, Puppet Master and Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds. Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files is executive produced by John Brenkus and Mickey Stern for BASE Productions, and is a co-production with Universal Networks International.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Austin Porter
· Ben Hansen
· Bill Murphy
· Chi-Lan Lieu
· Devin Marble
· Jael De Pardo
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Larry Caughlin
CREW INFORMATION:
· John Brenkus as EP
· Mickey Stern as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Base Productions
· Universal Networks International