Graveyard Shift The Best Paranormal Reality Shows  

Ranker Community
Originally by
121.5k votes 17.0k voters 845.9k views 59 items Embed

List Rules Whether or not your believe in ghosts, vote up and add all of your favorite paranormal reality shows.

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!
list ordered by

1
7,946 2,315
Ghost Adventures is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
Ghost Adventures Travel Channel

The Best Reality TV Shows Since 2015 5 Convincing "Real" Paranormal Cases

2
4,959 2,403
Ghost Hunters is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows

3
3,795 1,549
The Dead Files is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
The Dead Files Travel Channel

4
3,376 1,208
Paranormal Witness is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows

5
3,543 1,321
A Haunting is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
A Haunting Discovery Channel

6
2,589 969
Destination Truth is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows

7
2,059 642
Paranormal Lockdown is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
Rick Arndt added Paranormal Lockdown

8
2,241 1,338
Ghost Hunters International is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows

9
2,596 1,394
Paranormal State is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows

10
1,785 1,451
Celebrity Ghost Stories is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
Celebrity Ghost Stories The Biography Channel, A&E

11
2,167 1,026
Haunted Collector is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
AndrewW.Curley added Haunted Collector SyFy

12
1,905 1,086
Ranker Video
Pboy81 added Ghost Mine 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 haunted.  Now, a new owner ...

13
1,825 1,225
Fact or Faked: Paranormal File... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows

14
1,462 890
Unsolved Mysteries is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
Unsolved Mysteries Spike, CBS, NBC

15
1,637 773
Ghost Asylum is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
MannyMolina added Ghost Asylum

The Best Reality Competition Series The Best Re-Casting of Famous TV Roles

16
1,544 914
Scariest Places on Earth is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows

17
1,578 898
My Ghost Story: Caught on Came... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows

18
1,410 988
Haunted Highway is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows

19
1,360 786
The Haunting of... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
TeresaJae added The Haunting Of... Biography and Lifetime

20
1,246 1,006
Psychic Kids is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
Psychic Kids A&E Network

21
931 1,087
Paranormal Challenge is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
Paranormal Challenge Travel Channel

22
795 1,060
Ghost Hunters Academy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows

23
1,181 1,080
Most Haunted is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
Most Haunted Sky Living, Travel Channel

24
851 774
Ghost Lab is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
DavidSquishyFisher added Ghost Lab Discovery Channel

25
486 919
In Search of... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows

26
933 695
Mysteries at the Museum is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
Mysteries at the Museum Travel Channel

27
1,027 590
The Haunted is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
zachhughes713 added The Haunted Animal Planet

28
536 875
Sightings is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
Sightings Syfy, Fox Broadcasting Company

29
762 717
Deep South Paranormal is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
LindaFwl-Martin added Deep South Paranormal Syfy

The Creepiest Kids in Horror Movies 27 Celebrities Who Believe in Ghosts

30
567 819
MonsterQuest is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
MonsterQuest The History Channel

31
456 873
UFO Hunters is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
UFO Hunters The History Channel

32
490 720
Ghost Detectives is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
kendra-aerielle-kittle added Ghost Detectives

33
604 560
Ranker Video
rebecca-jeanette-czahor added My Haunted House

34
504 599
Alaska Haunting is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
kendra-aerielle-kittle added Alaska Haunting Destination America

35
679 775
Long Island Medium is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows

36
836 785
American Horror Story is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
smfverily added American Horror Story FX

37
615 744
Monsters and Mysteries in Amer... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows

38
505 665
The Unexplained Files is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
IreneLegend added The Unexplained Files

39
666 948
Finding Bigfoot is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows

40
525 692
Ranker Video
quinones3248 added Ghost Stalkers Planet Green

41
440 782
I Survived...Beyond and Back is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
IreneLegend added I Survived...Beyond and Back The Biography Channel

42
160 93
Ghost Brothers is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows

43
434 778
Ranker Video
Pboy81 added Living Dead Paranormal 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 brothers have had a keen ...

The Best Movies Based on TV Shows The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now

44
258 568
UFO Files is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
UFO Files The History Channel

45
126 214
The Ghost Inside My Child is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows

46
383 727
Stranded is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
Pboy81 added Stranded    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 by executive producers ...

47
207 485
Unsealed Alien Files is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows

48
325 894
Celebrity Paranormal Project is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows

49
263 721
Paranormal Afterparty is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
Patty Blatt added Paranormal Afterparty

50
92 340
Chasing UFOs is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows