Ghost Asylum was an American paranormal television series that aired from September 7, 2014, to June 5, 2016, in the United States on Destination America. The series features a group of professional ghost hunters that try to "trap ghosts" in the country's most haunted abandoned asylums, sanitariums, and mental hospitals. The show was renewed for a second season of 15 episodes, which premiered on April 5, 2015, and aired in two halves with the second half airing in late-2014. A third season aired in 2014.
The series features a group of fearless ghost hunters with their paranormal team called the Tennessee Wraith Chasers, who use various methods to try and create supernatural inventions during their investigations in America's most haunted locations, which just happen to be abandoned asylums. Their specialty is investigating the many decaying and derelict mental institutions littered across the United States.