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So What Are the Differences Between ‘Ghost Hunters’ and ‘Ghost Nation’?

Each time there is a profitable actuality TV collection, there are a great deal of different networks and manufacturing corporations that look to capitalize on the established viewers of a particular style and create content material that can hopefully captivate that viewers and possibly herald new views as properly. On the subject of the paranormal, there isn’t any scarcity of investigative reveals. And in terms of Ghost Hunters vs Ghost Nation, there are some key variations, regardless that the 2 applications share some historical past.

‘Ghost Hunters’ vs ‘Ghost Nation’: How are they comparable?

Ghost Hunters was first created by Pilgrim Studios President and CEO Craig Piligian, who “solid” T.A.P.S. — The Atlantic Paranormal Society — and chronicled the group’s quests for documenting the existence of paranormal exercise. Though the collection has featured visitor investigators, a few of who’ve gone on to have reveals of their very own, a few of the most recognizable founding Ghost Hunters members have been Jason Hawes, Grant Wilson, Steve Gonsalves, and Dave Tango. The present’s first season debuted in 2004.

Grant Wilson exited the present after investigating for a number of years with the crew, and Jason, together with Steve and Dave and different investigators carried on their paranormal instances underneath the GH banner till the present’s eleventh season. It was taken off the air in 2016 and went on a three-year hiatus, till it was introduced again on A&E with a brand new crew with Grant Wilson on the forefront. A crew that I used to be lucky to be part of.

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The similarities between the 2 reveals will be stated of many paranormal investigative applications: The precise “classes” are performed at night time. Infrared cameras are employed with a view to see the investigators doing their work (and likewise in all probability to amplify the worry in our eyes). Each reveals function investigators trying to “attain out” to any entities that could be there and request some kind of suggestions in quite a lot of methods.

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This may very well be by way of the invitation of manipulating tools, making pointed noises or “knocks” in response, or manifesting themselves on cameras and/or capturing voices on digital recorders. (Personally talking, I really like being shocked by an EVP, digital voice phenomenon. So cool.)

Each reveals additionally work to debunk the paranormal claims by searching for sensible occurrences that would clarify the ghostly hauntings witnesses declare to have skilled.

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Ghost Hunters and Ghost Nation even have a “reveal” portion, the place they assessment the footage they’ve recorded over the course of their investigation after which current it to the shopper, i.e. the person who’s most perturbed by the paranormal claims.

‘Ghost Hunters’ vs ‘Ghost Nation’: How are they completely different?

Ghost Hunters options the identical recurring crew of investigators, though Grant, in later instances (Season 13, or Season 2 of A&E’s reboot), took extra of a hands-off position when it got here to taking part within the instances. Nation options Jason, Steve, and Tango, and so they pair up with a neighborhood paranormal group of investigators relying on the situation they’re visiting.

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Ghost Hunters began as a collection that primarily investigated house instances, one thing that the primary and second seasons that includes the brand new case did much less of, choosing bigger websites. This was very true of its second season the place the theme of isolation was a standard thread all through all the websites — from a historic airfield in Utah, to a fort that held Billy the Child in New Mexico, to a purportedly haunted resort in Haines, Alaska.

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Ghost Nation continues the pattern of house instances but in addition, takes on “bigger scale” websites like a manufacturing unit and correctional facility. When it comes to places as properly, Nation‘s instances predominantly appear to happen on the East Coast, whereas the most recent seasons of Ghost Hunters have their instances unfold out extra throughout the U.S.

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There are additionally variations in the kind of tools and proof which might be gathered within the reveals. Ghost Hunters all the time confused the significance of “when unsure, rule it out,” and never leaping to declare any signal of exercise as paranormal, a convention that the Ghost Nation crew carries on. A lot of the identical tools, handbook tri-field meters and rem pods, are utilized in Ghost Nation.

The latest seasons of Ghost Hunters implement new expertise tailored from different scientific fields: the electron multiplying digicam (EMCCD) is utilized by NASA to doc photon occasions, and it is yielded fascinating outcomes. EDI+’s, aka, “information loggers” are additionally utilized in Ghost Hunters, the machine features as an all-in-one field that detects modifications in environmental situations and graphs stated information with a timestamp to see in the event that they coincide with supposed paranormal exercise.

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A&E hasn’t formally dedicated to a 3rd season of Ghost Hunters and there is been rumors that the present might presumably return on a unique community. Ghost Nation will return to the Journey Channel.

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