Syfy Reorders Reality Trio

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Syfy has picked up new seasons of two reality shows and ordered additional episodes for a third.
The NBC Universal network Friday renewed Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files for a second season, while placing an order for a third campaign of Ghost Hunters International. Additionally, the channel commissioned a dozen more half-hour installments for the current season of Hollywood Treasure.
A breakout show as part of Syfy's Thursday night reality block this summer, Fact Or Faked: Paranormal Files will begin production on its sophomore season early in 2011.Since its premiere, Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files averaged a 0.7 household rating and 961,000 total viewers. The series features former FBI special agent Ben Hansen, lead scientist Bill Murphy, effects specialist Larry Caughlin, journalist Jael De Pardo, photography expert Chi-Lan Lieu and stunt expert Austin Porter as they attempt to uncover the truth behind some of the most fascinating paranormal videos ever taken.
The spinoff from the net's Ghost Hunters franchise, Ghost Hunters International averaged a 1.4 household rating and 1.95 million during the first half of its second season. The series, featuring a squad of paranormal investigators who use their principles of scientific techniques to explore some of the most legendary haunted spots around the world, will return with seven all new episodes, beginning Jan. 5 at 9 p.m. (ET/PT).
Hollywood Treasure, which premiered in October as the network's best new reality franchise premiere in six years, introduced Joe Maddalena, owner of Profiles in History and the world's largest auctioneer of original movie, television and pop culture collectibles. Over its first three airings, Hollywood Treasure averaged a 0.9 household rating and 1.23 million viewers, according to the network.

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