Strange Universe

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For the 1975 album by Mahogany Rush, see Strange Universe (album).
Strange Universe
Format Paranormal Magazine
Country of origin  United States
Original language(s) English
Production
Running time 30 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel Syndicated

Strange Universe was a United States syndicated daily half-hour program about paranormal phenomena that aired from 1996 to 1998. Developed by Rysher Entertainment and Chris Craft Television, it debuted in 1996, hosted by Emmitt Miller and Dana Adams.[1][2][3][4] The show was presented in a daily tabloid television format, with the hosts introducing segments on various fortean and New Age topics, sometimes accompanied with interviews.[5]

In February 1997 Adams was dropped as co-host and Miller became the only host. At that point, Variety reported that the show had a "weak" 1.2 national rating over the past two months.[6]

The show was on the air from 1996 to 1998 for a total of 390 episodes.[7] It usually appeared on UPN network affiliates.[8][9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hontz, Jenny (15 July 1996). Rysher taps duo for `Universe', Variety
  2. ^ (18 December 1995). Strange Thing Brewing, Broadcasting & Cable
  3. ^ (3 June 1996). Green light to `Strange Universe', Broadcasting & Cable
  4. ^ (2 December 1996). 'Universe' is renewed, Mediaweek
  5. ^ Ruscitti, Frank (15 October 1996). "Strange Universe". The Village Voice. Retrieved 12 March 2014. 
  6. ^ (12 February 1997). Article on Variety archives, Variety
  7. ^ The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows 1946-Present. Ballantine Books. 2003. p. 1136. ISBN 0-345-45542-8. 
  8. ^ Stranger Than Paradise, Vibe (March 1998)
  9. ^ (26 May 1997). 'Strange Universe' back, Electronic Media

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