THE DEAD FILES
Former NYPD homicide detective Steve DiSchiavi and physical medium Amy Allan are back on the case. In each episode of THE DEAD FILES, DiSchiavi and Allan first investigate each case separately. Utilizing his detective skills, DiSchiavi interviews witnesses and experts, and researches the history and facts behind each location. Allan, a physical medium who sees and communicates with the dead, assesses the property to identify what underlying entities reside there. Keeping their findings hidden from each other, the team avoids all contact with one another – coming together only at the very end to reveal their shocking discoveries to the property owners, and each other.
Amy Allan utilizes her medium abilities in the hit series “The Dead Files,” where she works with retired homicide detective Steve DiSchiavi to solve unexplained paranormal phenomena in haunted locations across America. Allan communicates with the dead, often assuming their role and reliving their death; DiSchiavi uses his years of detective experience to search for physical evidence. When Allan and DiSchiavi come together at the end to share their findings to each homeowner, the parallels between their discoveries are powerfully revealed in each shocking conclusion.
Allan’s interest in paranormal phenomena began at age four when she says she was tormented by “shadow people” in her Arvada, Colo. home. Ever since, Allan has been on a journey to unravel the mysteries of the unexplained.
In addition to being mentored by world-renowned parapsychologist, Dr. William Roll, Allan studied psychology at the University of Arizona. Her abilities have been examined and tested by leading parapsychologists. She has worked with private investigators and police agencies, and has conducted more than 500 investigations in both private homes and businesses.
She currently resides in Los Angeles, California.
Devoting more than 21 years of active service to the New York City Police Department, retired homicide detective Steve DiSchiavi now lends his expertise to the hit series, “The Dead Files.” Based on the premise that every property has a story to be told, DiSchiavi combines his skills alongside medium Amy Allan, to solve unexplained paranormal phenomena in haunted locations across America.
In “The Dead Files,” DiSchiavi relies on his police training and experience to explore the facts behind each property – questioning the owners about the building’s history, interviewing local historians and experts, and tracking down any previous owners of the property in question. When DiSchiavi and Allan come together at the end to share their findings to each homeowner, the parallels between their discoveries are powerfully revealed in each shocking conclusion.
Following his retirement from the NYPD, DiSchiavi worked as a Senior Investigator of Merrill Lynch’s Fraud Department as well as a Special Investigator for the city of New York. He runs his own private investigating company in Florida, and is also a licensed Armed Guard.
DiSchiavi currently resides in Florida.
Episode 1 - "The Hunted" - Begins Streaming January 4
Amy Allan and Steve DiSchiavi travel to Springfield, Ohio, where a man claims a malicious spirit is threatening to destroy his home, his health and his marriage. He fears he, or his wife, will end up dead if the escalating paranormal activity is not stopped.
Episode 2 - "He Lurks" - Begins Streaming January 4
Steve DiSchiavi and Amy Allan investigate a Fresno, California, home where apparitions run rampant and an evil presence lurks in the shadows. The owners are terrified one of them will end up seriously hurt in this hub for paranormal activity and misery.
Episode 3 - "Marked for Death" - Begins Streaming January 4
Steve DiSchiavi and Amy Allan head to Glendale, Arizona, where vicious entities have turned a couple’s dream home into a nightmare. With the unexplained activity getting worse by the day, they are terrified their family will fall apart if they don’t get help soon.
Episode 4 - "The Bone Collector" - Begins Streaming January 11
Amy Allan and Steve DiSchiavi head to Discovery Bay, California, where a woman claims a paranormal presence killed her father. With her whole family suffering from mysterious physical attacks, she is worried her son may fall victim next.
Episode 5 - "Shop of Horrors" - Begins Streaming January 18
Steve DiSchiavi and Amy Allan investigate a Modesto, California, costume shop plagued by reports of menacing shadow figures and ghostly attacks. The owner may be forced to shut down her business for good if the aggressive paranormal activity continues to go unchecked.
Episode 6 - "The Demon's Quest" - Begins Streaming January 25
Steve DiSchiavi and Amy Allan travel to Oakland, Oregon, where two distraught parents fear something evil is putting their children’s lives in grave danger. The explosion of demonic activity has everyone on edge, and they are desperate for answers on how to stop it.
Episode 7 – “The Wanderer” – Available to Stream Monday, February 1
Amy Allan and Steve DiSchiavi investigate a Sutter, California, home where a newlywed couple is facing a barrage of paranormal activity. The whole family is in danger, and whatever’s in the house will stop at nothing until someone winds up dead.
Episode 8 – ”They Come From the Hills" – Begins Streaming Monday, February 8
Amy Allan and Steve DiSchiavi travel to Lake Elsinore, California, where a young man claims his family is being targeted by menacing shadow figures. With one death already taking place in the once-happy home, he is desperate to uncover the source of this sinister haunting.
Episode 9 - “Shadowed Evil” – Begins Streaming Monday, February 15
Steve DiSchiavi and Amy Allan travel to Cedar Falls, Iowa, where a woman claims evil forces are ripping her family apart. Looming shadow figures and mysterious attacks has everyone at each other’s throats. They need help fast before someone gets seriously hurt.
Episode 10 - “Mortal Danger” – Begins Streaming Monday, February 22
Steve DiSchiavi and Amy Allan travel to San Jose, California, where a man claims apparitions run wild in his home. He and his partner want out, but his mother refuses to budge. He fears the dark forces will continue to advance until another soul joins the legion of the dead.
Episode 11 – “The Deadly Picture Show” – Begins Streaming Monday, March 1
Steve DiSchiavi and Amy Allan investigate the historic Silent Movie Theatre in Los Angeles. Phantom footsteps, disembodied voices and physical assaults have the staff on edge, and the manager fears the worst is yet to come if he can’t get the sinister activity under control.
Episode 12 – “Death’s Gallery” – Begins Streaming Monday, March 8
Steve DiSchiavi and Amy Allan investigate a Lancaster, California, museum that’s under attack by an evil presence. The manager fears if they don’t put an end to the supernatural siege, the dead will assume full control and force the museum to close its doors for good.
SEASON FINALE - Episode 13: “Abducted” – Begins Streaming Monday, March 15
Amy Allan and Steve DiSchiavi travel to Coolidge, Arizona, where a mother and her daughters are facing an onslaught of paranormal activity from an interdimensional being. Under constant attack and unable to move, the family needs answers before someone is seriously hurt.