On October 31st starting at 11:00 PM and running to 5:00AM on November 1st, Sci Fi aired a special 6 hour live “Ghost Hunters” program.
Ghost Hunters Live revisited the notoriously haunted Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado for a real-time Halloween-night investigation. As the legend goes, Stephen King took up residence at the Stanley while writing his best-selling novel The Shining and the spooky goings on at the hotel reportedly served as the inspiration for his best-selling tome.
The program averaged a 0.9 household rating and 944,000 total viewers, 577,000 P25-54, 698,000 P18-49 from 11:00PM to 5:00AM.
The program registered its largest audience in its first hour; 1.3 household rating and 1.4 million total viewers.
Those ratings in the time period (11:00PM to 5:00AM) registered gains of 80% in households, 119% in P25-54, 174% in P18-49 and 107% in total viewers.
It was the highest rated 11:00PM to 5:00AM period since January of 2002.