The inaugural Higgypop Paranormal Entertainment Awards recognises the best paranormal content creators, publishers, hosts and broadcasters of 2018.

The awards celebrate all forms of content created for traditional broadcast, online streaming, social and print, as well as celebrating the stars and creators of that content. The shortlist included some of the most popular paranormal reality television shows of the year and the best supernatural movies, as well the best paranormal investigators of the last twelve months and podcasts causing a stir in the paranormal world.

The Paranormal Entertainment Awards Winners

Throughout November, we asked you to vote for your favourite paranormal entertainment of 2018. We have received over 40,000 votes across the 11 categories, including everything from individual ghost hunter categories, through to movies, TV shows and television channels. You'll also find the shortlisted entrants for each.

The term "episode" in the category description can refer to either a television show, podcast episode or web series episode. The episode or work must have been released between November 1st, 2017 to October 31st, 2018.

Thanks for taking the time to vote for your favourite paranormal content of the last twelve months and be sure to check back soon for the results.

Best Paranormal Reality Show

The best ghost hunting show to air on British television in 2018.

Celebrity Ghost Hunt
Ghost Adventures
Help! My House Is Haunted
Most Haunted
Paranormal Lockdown UK

Best Paranormal Documentary Film

The best factual film to be released in 2018.

Demon House
Ghosts In Ghost Towns: Haunting The Wild West
Ouija: Dicing With Death
Sir Noface

Best Female Ghost Hunter

The best female paranormal investigator to appear in an episode broadcast this year.

Katrina Weidman
Sandy Lakdar
Yvette Fielding

Best Male Ghost Hunter

The best male paranormal investigator to appear in an episode broadcast this year.

Barri Ghai
Karl Beattie
Nick Groff
Zak Bagans

Best Paranormal Live Video

Best online content creator that has streamed original video content this year.

HauntedLIVE (UK)
Most Haunted Experience Live Feeds
Paranormal Truth
UK Haunted

Best Paranormal Podcast

The best paranormal podcast that's produced new episodes this year.

Anything Ghost Show
Dead Creepy Podcast
This Paranormal Life

Best Paranormal Movie

The best supernatural movies to receive cinema release in 2018.

Ghost Stories
Slender Man
The Nun
Truth Or Dare

Best Paranormal Magazine

The best paranormal magazine to release either digital or physical editions this year.

Fortean Times
Haunted Magazine
Paranormal Hauntings

Best Paranormal Website

The best website that has posted regular paranormal content throughout the year.


Paranormal Hotspot

The best location for organised and public ghost hunts which has hosted event this year.

30 East Drive, Pontefract
Codnor Castle Cottage, Derbyshire
Newsham Park Hospital, Liverpool
Steelhouse Lane Lock-Up, Birmingham

Best Paranormal Broadcaster

The best British television channel which regular includes paranormal programming as part of its schedule.

Quest Red
Really (UKTV)

Best Paranormal Evidence

The best evidence of the supernatural captured by a paranormal investigation team in an episode this year.

Ghost Adventures - Figure on SLS camera ('Ogden Possession')
Most Haunted - Burning doll ('Codnor Castle Cottage')
Paranormal Lockdown UK - "I don't want to die" EVP ('HMP Shepton Mallet')

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