The first 13 episodes of the latest season of the Syfy channel's hit series "Ghost Hunters" will be released this summer in a 4-disc set. "Ghost Hunters" season nine part one is available for pre-order and will be released on August 12, TV Shows on DVD reported on Wednesday.
"Ghost Hunters" first premiered on the Syfy channel on October 6, 2004. The series features Jason Hawes and Grant Wilson and follows them as they investigate claims of paranormal activity. In the early seasons, Hawes and Grant worked as plumbers for Roto-Rooter as their day job while exploring the unknown at night. When the series became popular, Hawes and Grant quit working for the company full time to focus more time for the show. Presently they're considered honorary employees. Wilson left the series in February 2012 for personal reasons.
In season nine, the cast includes Jason Hawes, Steve Gonsalves, Dave Tango, Amy Bruni, Adam Berry, Britt Giffith, Samantha Hawes, and Maddie the dog. Bruni and Berry announced in May that they won't be returning for a new season.
"The pursuit of poltergeists continues as the intrepid TAPS crew crisscrosses the country in 13 all-new episodes. The hunters begin Season nine investigating the infamous "Black Dahlia" homicide in Hollywood. Then it's off to San Juan Capistrano Mission, where an earthquake in the 1800s killed scores, some of whom may not have moved on. Visitors to the mission have reported a hooded monk walking the halls, and locals believe one look at his horrifying face means sudden death. These adventures and more are included in the scary and fun part one of 'Ghost Hunters' season nine," according to the description for the current season.
"Ghost Hunters" season nine part one is available for pre-order now and will be released on August 12. The standard retail price for the 4-disc set is $24.98 but it can be purchased on sale on Amazon for $14.96.
"Ghost Hunters" is the longest running series on the Syfy channel. Season ten is scheduled to air this fall.
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