Zak Bagans lays down 'Paranormal Challenge'

Ghost Adventures isn't the only paranormal investigating show that Zak Bagans will be taking part in. A new paranormal series called Paranormal Challenge is coming to the Travel Channel this summer. recently announced that filming for an episode of this series took place at Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, Pa. It was once home to mobster Al Capone, and according to Bagans, is one of the most haunted buildings in the world. According to Las Vegas Weekly, Bagans will host the show in which he created himself. Three judges will critique two teams of investigators that will explore America's most haunted locations.

Update: Host of radio show, Darkness on the Edge of Town Dave Schrader will also be a part of Paranormal Challenge, which premieres June 17.

-Jen Danczak

UPDATE: We connected the dots a little and discovered that has been assisting the Travel Channel with recruiting groups for the upcoming show. The site, run by author and Ghost Adventures writer Jeff Belanger, posted this notice on Feb. 24:

Major cable network is seeking experienced paranormal investigative teams who would like to participate in a new competition reality show. We are looking for teams of 3, over 18 years old. Please have big personality and ability to have a great time while investigating. Please send me a brief paragraph describing your group, your location, name of each member and years each has been in the paranormal field, photos of each member and any video links, website address, and any other pertinent information you think we should know.  
Email your info to: Editor's Note: We have verified that this is a legitimate production company and network involved with this casting call.