Dead Famous
Exploring the Intimate Haunts where the Famous Dead are Said to Tread



Dead Famous

The story doesn't always end at the grave. Based on actual reports of supernatural sightings, the ghost buster hosts of Dead Famous: Ghostly Encounters crisscross the country to search out the spirits of beloved celebrities.

Each week, skeptic Gail Porter and clairvoyant Chris Fleming look into events of paranormal proportions with legends like James Dean, Lucille Ball, Jim Morrison, and Marilyn Monroe. Part travelogue, part X-Files, Dead Famous: Ghostly Encounters explores the intimate haunts where the famous dead are said to tread. Tune in for the real story of celebrity lives—after their deaths.



Dead Famous, also fully titled as Dead Famous: Ghostly Encounters, is a British paranormal reality television series that originally aired on LivingTV from June 15th, 2004 to June 13th, 2006.

The program searches for the alleged ghosts of famous deceased people.


Curious skeptic Gail Porter and clairvoyant Chris Fleming take a road trip through America looking for the haunted locations where legends of stage, screen, and music reside.

Described by the channel as "like a sharper, sexier, and funnier Mulder and Scully," the duo visits places where celebrity spirits are claimed roam: their hotel rooms, diners, gardens, film lots, and theatres.

The show was produced by Twofour originally for broadcast on LivingTV, but because of its popularity, it can be seen in many countries and is currently aired on the Biography Channel. Both series 1 and 2 are available on DVD, there is no news on when series 3 will be released.


Each week, skeptic Gail Porter and clairvoyant Chris Fleming look into events of paranormal proportions about legends like James Dean, Lucille Ball, Jim Morrison, Marilyn Monroe, and John Wayne.

Part travelogue, the show explores the intimate haunts where the famous dead are said to remain.

In each episode, the show visits three locations that have some link or connection to the dead celebrity, although some of these connections seem nebulous at best.

All of the locations are researched for their historical connection and presented in a factual way.

 
Gail Porter and Chris Fleming take a spirited road trip through the West Coast of America looking for the ghostly locations where the legends of stage and screen reside.