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History and Sci Fi move dueling 'UFO Hunters' debuts to Jan. 30
By Christopher Rocchio, 01/29/2008/Realityworld.com
So much for the possibility that The History Channel or Sci Fi Channel might "blink" and back away from their plans to premiere different reality programs with the same UFO Hunters name and subject matter on the same night in the same time period.
It's unclear which network made the first move, but in what appears to be a game of trademark chess aimed at ensuring neither show can claim to have aired before the other, The History Channel and Sci Fi Channel have both announced plans to move the debuts their UFO Hunters programs up a week.
Both networks' UFO Hunters reality series-- which were previously scheduled to premiere Wednesday, February 6 at 10PM ET/PT -- will now debut Wednesday, January 30 at 10PM ET/PT.
As previously reported, The History Channel's UFO Hunters will follow a team from UFO Magazine as they investigate UFO cases in North America and Europe while Sci Fi Channel's UFO Hunters will follow a team from the New York Strange Phenomena Investigators organization investigating their own set of UFO cases.
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Originally posted by IgnoreTheFacts
.....something mind blowing in this field of study would truly not wait for some TV show to air, lol.
Originally posted by sputniksteve
Good lookin out there! I had the History Channel one marked for recording, did not even realize there was a Sci Fi one too! Although I do remember thinking something strange about seeing advertisements on 2 different channels. Star for you!