An American paranormal anthology previewing stories told by the victims. Victims tell their terrifing encounters with the paranormal. This show contains narrations, frightening reanactments, & religious content.
An investigative series that pairs Steve DiSchiavi, a retired Homicide Detective with the New York City Police Department with more than 21 years of active service with psychic communicator... See full summary »
Each episode features celebrities' real life encounters with the paranormal as they return to the site of their traumatic experience. During the precarious journey, Kim Russo will unlock ... See full summary »
Reinforced by chilling re-enactments and archival photography, this series details the stories of people's encounters with the supernatural, as told by those who witnessed it. It focuses on... See full summary »
Story follows members of the famous Penn State Paranormal Research Society as they investigate strange and unusual phenomena across the country. Story also features their hectic lives as college students and faculty.
For believers in the paranormal, "My Ghost Story" is a fantastic and spooky reality-show!
Since 2010, the Biography channel documentary series "My Ghost Story" (apparantly renamed this most recent season as "My Ghost Story: Caught on Camera", and based on two specials from 2008 called "My Ghost Story: Hauntings Revealed") is a fiendish, frightening and compelling reality- series for believers in the paranormal. It is one of several paranormal- themed reality/documentary series on the channel, and is arguably the best. Not only does it thrill audiences, but it also is quite comprehensive, and will often go into theories about ghosts/how they function/potential evidence, etc.
Each episode is broken down into a few segments, generally lasting 5-10 minutes each. Each story provides interviews with the ones who experience the paranormal activity, in addition to dramatic re- creations. However, most of the stories also give us good amounts of the back-story of each allegedly-haunted location and who has lived there, and almost always, we are given photographic, audio or even video evidence from the witnesses. This is part of what makes this series so compelling, especially for believers like myself.
The production is also very strong. Re-creations are well-made, the editing is top-notch. The atmosphere and music are first-rate. This is a very competently put-together series.
However, even as a believer, I have to seriously question some of the things on this show. Particularly, some of the evidence presented as fact on the show is highly debatable. (I'll vomit if I see another "orb" photos, because they are so easy to fake or confuse with dust in the air) Also, there is some stretching of evidence, and some severe pseudo-science that drives me nuts. This is a problem with most paranormal-themed shows- because paranormal is not definable by modern science, there has to be a certain amount of conjecture and theory, and it's sometimes hard to take some ideas seriously, even as a believer.
All that being said, though, "My Ghost Story" is an incredibly eerie and unsettling series. While it will be hard for skeptics to take seriously, I'd highly recommend this series to my fellow believers. It gets a very strong 9 out of 10 from me. Check it out, preferably in the dark, by yourself or with someone you can nestle up to when the chills run down your spine...
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