Renaissance, the progressive rock band that has been touring and producing music for decades, has seen its fair share of triumphs and emotional setbacks. Lead singer Annie Haslam, who is also a successful artist, has weathered many storms, perhaps none more tragic than when she lost her longtime musical partner, Michael Dunford, in 2012. Since then, the band has rebounded with a new album, Symphony of Light, and a couple new tours. Haslam continues to carry the Renaissance flag for fans and future generations.
Ghost Hunters, which recently entered its ninth season, is a reality-TV anomaly. The successful paranormal investigation series has been inspecting ghostly haunts for many, many years, far outlasting its competitors and easily taking the top spot for the sub genre.
On Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 9 p.m., Syfy airs the special 200th episode, featuring Jason Hawes, Samantha Hawes, Amy Bruni and even a surprise visit from former cast member Grant Wilson. The Atlantic Paranormal Society (TAPS), first started by Jason Hawes and Wilson, has a full investigating plate this season.