Monday, September 17, 2012

'Haunted Collector' renewed for Season 3

This morning, Syfy announced it would be renewing its paranormal reality series Haunted Collector. The show stars John Zaffis and Brian J. Cano, along with Zaffis' kids Aimee and Chris, Jason Gates and Jessyln Brown. During season two, the show averaged 1.17 million total viewers, which includes a growth of about 18 percent among adults versus season one.

From a Syfy press release:

Syfy has renewed its hit paranormal series Haunted Collector for a third season. The series, which demonstrated significant viewership gains during its second season by jumping 18 percent in Adults 18-49, will return with 12 all-new episodes in 2013.
Eminent paranormal collector John Zaffis and his team of investigators respond to SOS calls from around the country by individuals and businesses who’ve been terrorized by items that have been taken over by paranormal spirits and/or energy.

Through careful research, Zaffis works with the owner to find the best solution to the ghostly problem, such as returning the item to its owner, burying the object in its place of origin or storing it in his paranormal museum in Stratford, Connecticut.

During season two, Haunted Collector averaged 532,000 Adults 18-49, 663,000 Adults 25-54 and 1.17 million total viewers, growing +5 percent / +18 percent / +6 percent, respectively, versus season one. Haunted Collector also ranked #7 in Adults 25-54 and #10 in Adults 18-49 among cable entertainment programming in its 9-10PM (ET/PT) time slot.
Haunted Collector is produced by Gurney Productions. Executive producers are Scott Gurney and Deirdre Gurney.