October 03, 2006 11:04 PM by Joe Blackmon
PARANORMAL U will be a thirteen episode, half-hour series chronicling the extraordinary life of Penn State University college student Ryan Buell and other members of one of the first university sanctioned Paranormal Research Societies (PRS) as they seek to find the truth behind terrifying real life mysteries. In some ways, the members of PRS are your basic college kids – dealing with the problems of school, dating, and finding their way in the world.
The difference is that these students are drawn to examining "other" worlds as well — working on cases that include poltergeists, hauntings and the darkest areas of the unknown. Each week, they are contacted for help by outside parties ranging from The Catholic Church to ordinary families who are terrified by unusual events in their homes.
PARANORMAL U is produced for A&E Network by Go Go Luckey Productions and Four Seasons Productions Intl. The executive producers are Betsy Schechter (“Try My Life”), Julie Auerbach and Gary Auerbach (“Laguna Beach”). David Miller is co-executive producer. Nancy Dubuc, Robert Sharenow and Elaine Frontain Bryant are the A&E executive producers.