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NEW SEASON OF TRAVEL CHANNEL’S ‘GHOST ADVENTURES’ KICKS OFF WITH RECORD-SETTING RATINGS

June 21, 2018

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NEW YORK (June 21, 2018) – The return of Travel Channel’s popular series “Ghost Adventures” kicked off with an all-time ratings high for the series – and the network. The 9 p.m. ET/PT season premiere on Saturday, June 16, featuring the Hotel Léger in Mokelumne Hill, California, posted a 1.13 P25-54 L3 rating – up 88 percent year-over-year and setting a record as Travel Channel’s highest-rated program to date. Over 2.3 million total viewers tuned in to watch the episode, securing the #2 spot among ad-supported cable programs and #3 among all of television in P25-54 for the night.

“Ghost Adventures,” airing Saturdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT, follows paranormal investigators Zak Bagans and Aaron Goodwin, along with A/V techs Billy Tolley and Jay Wasley, as they travel to haunted destinations across the country to uncover the truth behind each location's haunted mystery, using the latest scientific gadgets and technology to obtain evidence of the paranormal. In the new episode airing this Saturday, June 23, the team investigates strange phenomena at a beloved amusement park in Turner, Oregon. The discovery of a bloody battle on the grounds of the park leads Zak Bagans to believe a residual energy could be responsible.

 

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