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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!
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Ghost Adventures is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
Ghost Adventures 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
Ghost Hunters 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
The Dead Files Steve DiSchiavi, Matthew Anderson, Amy Allan

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Paranormal Witness is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
Paranormal Witness 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
A Haunting 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
Destination Truth Josh Gates, Gabriel Copeland, Mike Morrell

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Paranormal Lockdown is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
Rick Arndt added Paranormal Lockdown Nick Groff, Katrina Weidman, Rob Saffi

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Ghost Hunters International is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
Ghost Hunters International Barry Fitzgerald, Robb Demarest, Joe Chin

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Paranormal State is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
Paranormal State Ryan Buell, Chip Coffey, Chad Calek

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Celebrity Ghost Stories is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows

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Haunted Collector is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
AndrewW.Curley added Haunted Collector

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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 ...

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Fact or Faked: Paranormal File... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files Austin Porter, Jael De Pardo, Ben Hansen

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Unsolved Mysteries is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
Unsolved Mysteries Robert Stack, Dennis Farina, Keely Shaye Smith

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

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Supernatural is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
Stephanie2 added Supernatural Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Jim Beave

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Scariest Places on Earth is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
Scariest Places on Earth Linda Blair, Zelda Rubinstein, Alan Robson

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My Ghost Story: Caught on Came... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows

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Haunted Highway is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
Haunted Highway Dana Workman, Jack Osbourne, Jael De Pardo

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The Haunting of... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
TeresaJae added The Haunting Of... Kim Ruso

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Psychic Kids is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
Psychic Kids Chip Coffey, Edy Nathan, Lisa Miller

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Paranormal Challenge is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
Paranormal Challenge Zak Bagans, David Scott, Dave Schrader

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Ghost Hunters Academy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
Ghost Hunters Academy Steve Gonsalves, Dave Tango, Jason Hawes

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Most Haunted is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
Most Haunted Yvette Fielding, CiarĂ¡n O'Keeffe, Derek Acorah

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Ghost Lab is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
DavidSquishyFisher added Ghost Lab Barry Klinge, Brad Klinge, Mike Rowe

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In Search of... 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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The Haunted is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
zachhughes713 added The Haunted

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Sightings is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
Sightings Christopher Chacon, Dale Timothy White, James A. Swan

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Deep South Paranormal is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
LindaFwl-Martin added Deep South Paranormal Keith Ramsey

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

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UFO Hunters is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
UFO Hunters William J. Birnes, Patrick Uskert, Ted Acworth

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Ghost Detectives is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
kendra-aerielle-kittle added Ghost Detectives

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rebecca-jeanette-czahor added My Haunted House http://www.mylifetime.com/movies/my-haunted-house

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Alaska Haunting is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
kendra-aerielle-kittle added Alaska Haunting

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American Horror Story is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
smfverily added American Horror Story Lady Gaga, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett

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Long Island Medium is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows

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Monsters and Mysteries in Amer... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows

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The Unexplained Files is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
IreneLegend added The Unexplained Files

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Finding Bigfoot is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
Finding Bigfoot Ken Scott, Jonathan Hanrahan

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quinones3248 added Ghost Stalkers

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rebecca-jeanette-czahor added 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
IreneLegend added I Survived...Beyond and Back Lucas Cox, Matthew Dovel

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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 ...

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Ghost Brothers is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows

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UFO Files is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
UFO Files Burton Richardson, Stanton Friedman, William J. Birnes

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Stranded is listed (or ranked) 47 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 ...

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

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Celebrity Paranormal Project is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Paranormal Reality Shows
Celebrity Paranormal Project Jordan Browne, Gary Busey, Donna D'Errico