May 31, 2011

Syfy has renewed its hit series Ghost Hunters for an eighth season. The show is currently on a mid-seventh-season break, with a special episode scheduled for tomorrow night in order to hold viewers over until new episodes return later this year. As for Season 8, 20 episodes are planned with a premiere expected in early 2012.

On the air since 2004, Ghost Hunters is the network's longest-running reality series, with over 140 episodes produced to-date. It has also spawned two spin-off series: Ghost Hunters International and Ghost Hunters Academy.

So far this season, the show is averaging a 0.6 in the adults 18-49 demographic. Its most recent episode on April 27 rated a season-low 0.4.