Ghost Hunters Academy
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|Ghost Hunters Academy|
|Starring||See Cast section|
|Narrated by||Mike Rowe (intro only)|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||12|
|Running time||45 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Pilgrim Films & Television|
|Original release||November 11, 2009– July 7, 2010|
|Preceded by||Ghost Hunters
Ghost Hunters International
Ghost Hunters Academy (abbreviated as GHA) is a paranormal reality television series that premiered on November 11, 2009, on the Syfy channel. The program is the third spin-off series based on Ghost Hunters (after Ghost Hunters International and UFO Hunters). The show features TAPS members Steve Gonsalves and Dave Tango as they lead a group of prospective investigators on various ghost hunting cases at locations that are allegedly haunted, and which had been previously investigated by TAPS. The tagline of the show is: "Get schooled...in the paranormal."
- Steve Gonsalves
- Dave Tango
- Jason Hawes (arbitrated eliminations during Season 1.5)
*Allowed to continue training in Season 1.5, but did not return.
Note: Although GHA was an elimination competition, no one was dismissed during episodes 1, 2 and 4. Jane Riley was brought in Episode 3 where Heathyr Hoffman was the first to be eliminated. In Episode 5, Chris McCune quit the competition on his own. Jane Riley was dismissed Episode 6. Chris Smith (who was brought in Episode 5) and Ben Smith (who was in all the first six episodes) were both invited back to continue training for Season 1.5, but they did not return. Instead, eight new cadets were brought in for Season 1.5 and a regular cadet elimination process was held each episode from then on.
Michelle Tate joined TAPS during Season 9 of Ghost Hunters.
|No.||Title||Investigation||Original air date|
|1||"Web of Deceit"||Philadelphia, PA - Fort Mifflin||November 11, 2009|
|2||"The Honeymoon's Over"||Wilmington, NC - USS North Carolina Museum||November 18, 2009|
|3||"Back to Basics"||Philadelphia, PA - Eastern State Penitentiary||November 25, 2009|
|4||"Drama Queen"||Buffalo, NY - Buffalo Central Terminal||December 2, 2009|
|5||"The Blame Game"||St. Augustine, FL - St. Augustine Light||December 9, 2009|
|6||"Final Exams"||Cedar Grove, NJ - Essex County Hospital||December 16, 2009|
|7||"The New Class"||Louisville, KY - Waverly Hills Sanatorium||June 2, 2010|
|8||"Crazy For Power"||Weston, WV - Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum||June 9, 2010|
|9||"Dissension In the Ranks"||Hartford, CT - Mark Twain House||June 16, 2010|
|10||"Island Castaway"||Pea Patch Island, DE - Fort Delaware||June 23, 2010|
|11||"Schooled at Shawshank"||Mansfield, OH - Mansfield Reformatory||June 30, 2010|
|12||"Finals at the Stanley Hotel"||Estes Park, CO - The Stanley Hotel||July 7, 2010|