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A&E readies two-hour paranormal investigation special

A&E Network is preparing a two-hour paranormal investigation special, just in time for Halloween. World’s Biggest Ghost Hunt: Pennhurst Asylum is the longest continuously filmed paranormal investigation in television history, according ...
October 3, 2019

A&E Network is preparing a two-hour paranormal investigation special, just in time for Halloween.

World’s Biggest Ghost Hunt: Pennhurst Asylum is the longest continuously filmed paranormal investigation in television history, according to A&E. It sees five investigators locking themselves into the infamous Pennhurst Asylum for two weeks to document unexplained or paranormal activity, based on reports of full-body apparitions, physical attacks, mysterious noises and more.

The special is produced by Morgan Freeman and Lori McCreary’s Revelations Entertainment with Mark Marinaccio, Jon Crowley, Kelly Mendelsohn and James Younger serving as executive producers. Amy Savitsky, Devon Graham Hammonds and Molly Ebinger serve as executive producers for A&E Network.

A+E Networks holds worldwide distribution rights.

World’s Biggest Ghost Hunt: Pennhurst Asylum. premieres Oct. 30 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on A&E, followed by the season finale of Ghost Hunters.

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