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Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal

Genres: Action/Adventure, Drama, Science Fiction

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Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal is a Canadian sci-fi/drama television series created by Peter Aykroyd, Christopher Chacon and Peter Ventrellaand hosted by Dan Aykroyd, who presents dramatic stories inspired by the paranormal investigations of the "Office of Scientific Investigation and Research" (O.S.I.R.).

The series aired in syndication (on Global and TNT, among others) from 1996-2000. There are 88 hour-long episodes in the series.

Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal premiered in South Africa on DStv's M-Net Series channel on Tuesday 27 June 2006, at 21h00. See "Seasons" below for seasonal broadcast dates and times.

Season 3 premiered on M-Net Series on Tuesday 27 May 2008, in a new timeslot of 19h00. There are 22 episodes in the third season.

Repeats

Wednesdays: 01h00, 07h00, 13h00

Synopsis

Psi Factor (the title refers to “Psi”, the Greek letter for the unknown) is hosted by Dan Aykroyd, who previously drew from a life-long interest in the paranormal when researching and co-writing the scripts for Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters II.

A private supporter of investigative and analytical paranormal organisations, Ackroyd also acted as a script consultant on Psi Factor and was involved in the production since its inception.

Psi Factor dramatises stories inspired by the actual case files of the Office of Scientific Investigation and Research (O.S.I.R), a privately funded research organisation that has been in operation since the eighties.

The O.S.I.R. is comprised of more than 300 scientists and researchers who investigate all manner of paranormal and unusual phenomena that are believed to exist including incidents of telekinesis, telepathy, ghosts, poltergeists, alien abductions, reincarnation and time travel.

Psi Factor was filmed in Toronto, Ontario.

Seasons

Season 1
Premiere: 27 June 2006 | Finale: 21 November 2006 | Tuesdays, 21h00

Season 2
Premiere: 12 June 2007 | Finale: 6 November 2007 | Tuesdays, 21h00

Season 3
Premiere: 27 May 2008 | Finale: 21 October 2008 | Tuesdays, 19h00

Season 4
Premiere: 3 February 2009 | Finale: 30 June 2009 | Tuesdays, 19h00


Season 3 Cast

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Dr. Claire Davison

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Himself

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Lindsay Donner

as
Peter Axon

as
Professor Anton Hendricks

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Dr. Curtis Rollins

as
Frank Elsinger

as
Lennox "L.Q." Cooper

as
Michael Kelly

as
Ray Donahue

as
Matt Prager

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Dr. David Lands

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Dr. Eric Thomas

as
Female Cop

as
Gloria

as
Jennifer, Praeger's Ex-wife

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John Doe/Wesley Addison

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Kanika Nazario

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Kristie Parkman

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Laplander

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Luis Sanchez

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Marc Hagan

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Russell Beacham


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