The Best Paranormal Reality Shows

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What is the greatest paranormal reality show of all time? That's up to your votes to decide! Paranormal reality TV shows are all the rage, and with so many different ghost hunting programs to choose from, how can viewers decide which one is truly the best? A great paranormal reality TV show draws everyone in with promises of frightful adventures and proof of activity in other realms or planes of existence, but not all of them can deliver. This list includes some of the most notable, greatest paranormal investigation shows ever - but it's not complete, so feel free to add your favorites if any are missing. And don't forget to vote!

Paranormal reality television shows often involve teams of investigators going "hunting" for ghosts. Viewers are taken to locations that are notoriously haunted and then shown footage of the teams spending spooky hours trying to capture images, or sounds of ghosts in the area. Some of the best examples of this kind of program include the Travel Channel's Ghost Adventures, Ghost Hunters on Syfy, and A&E's Paranormal State.

Many of today's biggest and greatest paranormal reality shows of all time owe their success to older, classic programs that paved the way. Shows like Unsolved Mysteries and Sightings offered viewers a look at the unexplained, including paranormal activity, ghosts, orbs, UFOs, and even aliens. And really, when Robert Stack is telling you something is creepy in his *crazy creepy* voice, who doesn't get a little spooked?

Love reality shows, but hate the paranormal angle? Check out these lists of the best cooking competition TV shows, reality competition shows and reality dramas, and medical shows.

And finally, if you love to be scared, check out this list of the 12 most convincing real-life ghost stories!
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    Ghost Adventures is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows

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    Zak Bagans, Aaron Goodwin, Nick Groff

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    Ghost Hunters is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows

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    Jason Hawes, Steve Gonsalves, Grant Wilson

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    The Dead Files is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows


    Steve DiSchiavi, Matthew Anderson, Amy Allan

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    Daniel Cannis, Frances Stecyk, Robert Nolan

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    A Haunting is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows


    Anthony D. Call, Mark Joy, Lorraine Warren

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    Destination Truth is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows


    Josh Gates, Gabriel Copeland, Mike Morrell

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    Ghost Hunters International is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows


    Barry Fitzgerald, Robb Demarest, Joe Chin

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    Paranormal State is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows


    Ryan Buell, Chip Coffey, Chad Calek

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    John Zaffis, Brian J. Cano, Aime'e Zaffis

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    In the remote woods of Sumpter, Oregon lies one of the richest gold mines in the United States that was abandoned 80 years ago when a series of tragedies gave it an infamous reputation for being

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    Celebrity Ghost Stories is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows

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    Austin Porter, Jael De Pardo, Ben Hansen

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    Linda Blair, Zelda Rubinstein, Alan Robson

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    Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Jim Beave

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    Unsolved Mysteries is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows


    Robert Stack, Dennis Farina, Keely Shaye Smith

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    Haunted Highway is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows


    Dana Workman, Jack Osbourne, Jael De Pardo

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    Kim Ruso

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    Paranormal Lockdown is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows

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    Paranormal Lockdown

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    Psychic Kids is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows


    Chip Coffey, Edy Nathan, Lisa Miller

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    Ghost Hunters Academy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows

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    Steve Gonsalves, Dave Tango, Jason Hawes

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    Most Haunted is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows


    Yvette Fielding, Ciarán O'Keeffe, Derek Acorah

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    Zak Bagans, David Scott, Dave Schrader

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    Barry Klinge, Brad Klinge, Mike Rowe

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    The Haunted is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows

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    Mysteries at the Museum is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows


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    Keith Ramsey

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    In Search of... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows

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    Sightings is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows


    Christopher Chacon, Dale Timothy White, James A. Swan

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    Ghost Detectives is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows

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    Ghost Detectives

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    Alaska Haunting is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows

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    Alaska Haunting

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    UFO Hunters is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows

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    William J. Birnes, Patrick Uskert, Ted Acworth

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    Roger Rose, Lyle Blackburn, Jean Claude Leuyer

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    My Haunted House is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows

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    My Haunted House http://www.mylifetime.com/movies/my-haunted-house

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    American Horror Story is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows

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    Lady Gaga, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett

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    The Unexplained Files is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows

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    My Haunted House is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows

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    My Haunted House

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    I Survived...Beyond and Back is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows

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    Lucas Cox, Matthew Dovel

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    The X-Files is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows


    David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi

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    Living Dead Paranormal is a paranormal group based in Greenville, OH. The group was founded in 2007 by three brothers; Josh, Rocky, and Shaun Fourman along with a close friend, Greg Brown. The Fourman

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    Stranded is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows

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       Stranded is a paranormal investigation, reality television series that premiered on theSyfy network February 27, 2013 and is hosted by Josh Gates of DestinationTruth. The show is produced

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    Burton Richardson, Stanton Friedman, William J. Birnes

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    The Ghost Inside My Child is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows

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    The Ghost Inside My Child

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    Unsealed Alien Files is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows


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