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Renewed and returning: “Ghost Adventures,” “Love It or List It”

U.S. networks Travel Channel, HGTV and Destination America are among those bringing back popular series, including Ghost Adventures, Love It or List It (pictured) and Buying the Bayou.
January 17, 2014

U.S. networks Travel Channel, HGTV and Destination America are among those bringing back popular series, including Ghost Adventures, Love It or List It (pictured) and Buying the Bayou. 

Season nine of Travel Channel’s Ghost Adventures is set to premiere on February 15 at 9 p.m. EST/PST.

The My Tupelo Entertainment series kicks off with an episode set in the Oman House in Los Angeles, a place believed to be haunted by Sharon Tate, the victim of Charles Manson’s cult of followers in 1969.

The 13 x 30-minute series will follow returning investigators Zak Bagans, Nick Groff and Aaron Goodwin as they travel to a different haunted location each episode to meet up with locals, eyewitnesses and experts and compile the haunted history of each place.

The ninth season will feature investigations in the old mining town of Bannack, Montana; New York City’s Morris-Jumel Mansion; a local pub in Long Island, New York; the Myrtles Plantation in St. Francisville, Louisiana; and a former cement factory in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Over on sister network HGTV, nine series are returning for new seasons that will premiere from January to March.

Property Virgins will launch its newest season with host and real estate agent Egypt Sherrod returning, while February 17 will see the newest season of Love It or List It premiere, with real estate expert David Visentin and designer Hilary Farr back to battle it out.

Renovation Raiders, featuring Amy Matthews and her team pulling off secret home makeovers, premieres on March 6, and contractor Jonathan Scott and twin brother Drew Scott return in another season of Property Brothers on March 12.

The House Hunters franchise will return to HGTV, with House Hunters and House Hunters International back, as well as House Hunters Renovation on March 22.

New episodes of You Live In What? will air in January and Extreme Homes premieres in March.

Discovery Communications’ Destination America, meanwhile, has tapped Paper Route Productions for a third season of Buying the Bayou, premiering on January 27.

The episodes will follow clients looking at three properties on America’s Gulf Coast, from swamp front shacks to million-dollar boat homes.

About The Author
Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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