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Destination America visits “Ghosts of Shepherdstown”

U.S. net Destination America will investigate ghostly activities in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, in its latest paranormal entry.
May 30, 2016

U.S. net Destination America will investigate the paranormal activities within Shepherdstown, West Virginia, in its latest series.

Produced by Blade Brothers outfit MAK Pictures, Ghosts of Shepherdstown will follow a trio of investigators trying to understand the slew of paranormal disturbances that constitute the majority of the historic town’s 911 calls.

Brought in by chief of police Michael King, the group includes paranormal investigator Nick Groff, tech whiz Bill Hartley and “paranormal sensitive” Elizabeth Saint.

Each episode of Ghosts starts with a 911 call from a resident experiencing a strange happening, such as the sighting of a headless woman or the appearance of a body floating down the river. The police then call Groff, Hartley and Saint, who rush to the scene to look for evidence of ghostly activity. Later on, they enlist the help of local historians and psychics to understand the occurrences.

The six-part series premieres on June 12 at 10 p.m. EST/PST.

Other paranormal series on Destination America include Paranormal SurvivorParanormal Lockdown and Ghost Asylum. The net aired its live stunt Exorcism: Live! in October.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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