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How Discovery and Investigation Discovery Are Gearing Up for Halloween Weekend

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Discovery Channel and Investigation Discovery will be airing stories about murder, ghosts, demons and cannibals for Halloween weekend, starting tonight with the season premier of Ghost Lab.


By now we’ve all heard the story: “Lizzie Borden had an axe and gave her father 40 whacks…”

We know there was murder in her house that she was suspected of committing. She was acquited. The real killer was never found. For decades now there’s been rumors that the murdered souls are restless and still lingering about Lizzie Borden’s house.

What will Brad and Barry of the Everyday Paranormal team turn up when they investigate the notorious house? All will be revealed tonight on Ghost Lab.

Here’s a couple of clips to whet your appetite:



Ghost Lab airs on Discovery Thursdays at 10 p.m. EST/ 9 p.m. CST.


American Occult is a three-part miniseries that will air on Saturday October 30, 2010. Each hour-long episode examines two different stories that are linked to the occult.

Part 1: Savage Sin – Starting at 8 p.m. EST this episode first examines a group of devil worshippers who practiced cannibalism on their victims in ritual ceremonies. The second part examines the cold case of a nun found stabbed to death on an alter. When her body’s exhumed years later evidence points to a killer police never suspected.

Part 2: Blood Lust – Starting at 9 p.m. EST this episode first details a Florida woman who accepted a ride from a polite-looking businessman. Turns out he ends up torturing her to satisfy his blood lust that he says is caused by him being a real-life vampire. The second part focuses on a series of prostitute murders that ends up being linked to a secret Satanic cult in Massachusetts.

Part 3: Evil Sacrifice– Starting at 10 p.m. EST this episode first details another case of murder involving devil worhsippers. The second part details the plans of a charismatic preacher and his devout followers who believe they can bring on the end of the world with a sacrifice.

Here’s a clip from one of the American Occult episodes:


If you didn’t catch Cropsey the first go around, Investigation Discovery’s giving you another chance to catch it Friday October 29, 2010 at 8 p.m. EST.


What a name for a marathon! It will air on Investigation Discovery on Sunday October 31. From 3-11 p.m. EST they’ll run tales of infidelity that end with tragic outcomes on Halloween Day.

Here’s a clip advertising Trick or Cheat:

Courtney Mroch
Courtney Mroch, otherwise known as HJ's Ambassador of Dark and Paranormal Tourism, is an author, traveler, and ghost enthusiast. When she's not writing, jaunting, or planning her next trip, it's a safe bet you'll find her in one of three places: on a tennis court somewhere, on a yoga mat somewhere, or watching a horror movie somewhere. She currently resides in Nashville, Tennessee.

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