All-New: Interview with Steve DiSchiavi

Steve DiSchiavi on Season 8, 'Supernatural' and More

The Dead Files co-host previews season 8, premiering May 6 at 10|9c! 

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On The Dead Files, physical medium Amy Allan and retired NYPD homicide detective Steve DiSchiavi combine their unique and often conflicting skills to solve unexplained paranormal phenomena in haunted locations across America.

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Amy Allan

Paranormal researcher and physical medium Amy Allan works with retired homicide detective Steve DiSchiavi on The Dead Files to help people who believe paranormal activity is ruining their lives.

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Steve DiSchiavi

Former US Marine Steve DiSchiavi is a 21-year veteran of the New York City Police Department, where he was a homicide detective. Using his investigative skills, Steve digs into the history of his clients’ homes, often finding dark and tragic events which could help explain what they’re going through.

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Season 2, Episode 14

The Beast

During their investigation of a family home in Browns Summit, NC, Steve uncovers past evidence of a fatal train disaster and a hate crime, while Amy confronts a beastly, dog-like apparition that she fears can kill anyone who gets in its way.

Friday
Mar 3
11am | 10c
Season 7, Episode 11

Feeding the Fire - Kaufman, Texas

Steve DiSchiavi and Amy Allan travel to Kaufman, Texas, to help a family being torn apart by negative paranormal activity. While Steve investigates the original property owner's fall from grace as well as a brutal unsolved murder, Amy confronts several entities, including a dead female influencing the living through dreams and a mysterious negative energy that has the entire family turning on each other.

Sunday
Mar 5
1am | 12c
Season 2, Episode 16

Evil Underground

As Steve uncovers past secrets of a mobster that killed and buried his victims on the clients’ Illinois property, Amy encounters a powerful cluster of vicious entities with a murderous leader.

Friday
Mar 10
11am | 10c
Season 7, Episode 13

The Offering - Sedona, Arizona

Steve and Amy investigate claims of terrifying paranormal activity at a Sedona, Arizona, restaurant. During their intense investigation, Steve examines an unsolved murder case as well as the devastating fate of the local Native Americans, while Amy encounters frightening, unpredictable entities at every turn during her nighttime walk through the property.

Saturday
Mar 18
10pm | 9c
Season 7, Episode 13

The Offering - Sedona, Arizona

Steve and Amy investigate claims of terrifying paranormal activity at a Sedona, Arizona, restaurant. During their intense investigation, Steve examines an unsolved murder case as well as the devastating fate of the local Native Americans, while Amy encounters frightening, unpredictable entities at every turn during her nighttime walk through the property.

Sunday
Mar 19
1am | 12c
Season 6, Episode 2

Evil Influence - Mayfield, KY

Retired NYPD homicide detective Steve DiSchiavi and physical medium Amy Allan investigate threatening paranormal activity at a frightened family's home in Mayfield, Kentucky. In their separate, unnerving investigations, Steve discovers that the land was once a lucrative tobacco farm, and the site of several mysterious deaths. During her distressing late-night walk at the property, Amy finds herself in the midst of hateful dead people that may have been somehow related in life.

Sunday
Mar 19
2am | 1c
Season 2, Episode 23

Battlefield

Steve and Amy investigate a mother's claims of dangerous paranormal activity at her home in Flint, MI. As Steve finds out that the property was a bloody battleground during the War of 1812, Amy encounters numerous frightening entities.

Friday
Mar 31
10am | 9c
Season 7, Episode 7

The Watcher - Paso Robles, California

Steve DiSchiavi and Amy Allan investigate paranormal activity threatening a bar in Paso Robles, California. During their investigations, Steve finds evidence of a vigilante group helmed by a former landowner, while Amy interacts with entities capable of causing physical harm to the living.

Saturday
May 13
11pm | 10c
Season 8, Episode 3

Deadly Promise - Chicago

Steve DiSchiavi and Amy Allan travel to Chicago to investigate paranormal activity terrorizing the employees and customers at funeral home turned tattoo parlor. While Steve's investigation reveals a shocking past involving the mysterious death of the original owner's wife, Amy encounters two dangerous entities who like watching, and sometimes interacting, with the living.

Saturday
May 20
10pm | 9c
Season 6, Episode 12

The Whispering - Concrete, Washington

Steve and Amy investigate a woman's claims that the activity in her Concrete, WA, home will kill her. Steve unearths the genocide of a local Indian tribe, while Amy encounters a powerful energy barrier constructed by the dead.

Saturday
May 27
11pm | 10c
Season 8, Episode 6

Return of the Damned - Evans, Georgia

Steve DiSchiavi and Amy Allan travel to Evans, Georgia, to investigate a shattered family's claim that paranormal activity led to the premature death of their 41-year-old son. While Steve's investigation of the property reveals a shocking past filled with slavery and murder, Amy encounters a dead child who's capable of inflicting physical pain on the living.

Saturday
Jun 10
10pm | 9c
Season 5, Episode 2

Deranged

Steve and Amy travel to Falconer, NY, to investigate reports of violent paranormal activity at a frightened family's home. While Steve interviews family members and gathers information, Amy’s nighttime walk becomes painfully dangerous.

Friday
Jun 16
10am | 9c
Season 5, Episode 5

The Obsession

Steve and Amy investigate disturbing claims that victims of a gruesome murder haunt an Oregon, IL, restaurant. Steve encounters resistance from employees as he questions them about the startling activity, while Amy confronts several distraught entities.

Friday
Jun 16
11am | 10c
Season 8, Episode 7

While the Children Sleep - Olympia, Washington

A frightened mother calls on Steve DiSchiavi and Amy Allan to investigate claims of malicious paranormal activity directed at her children and elderly mother in Olympia, Washington. While Steve's investigation reveals a deadly explosion that killed nearly a dozen people, Amy encounters a hateful murder victim hell-bent on ending the existence of anyone in her path.

Saturday
Aug 5
10pm | 9c
Season 7, Episode 8

Fear Lives Here - Magna, Utah

Steve DiSchiavi and Amy Allan investigate a dangerous poltergeist terrorizing a family in Magna, Utah. Steve digs into the town's mining history, including the dangerous working conditions and the environmental footprint left behind, while Amy encounters a dangerous manifestation formed by multiple people living inside the home.

Saturday
Aug 5
11pm | 10c
Season 8, Episode 7

While the Children Sleep - Olympia, Washington

A frightened mother calls on Steve DiSchiavi and Amy Allan to investigate claims of malicious paranormal activity directed at her children and elderly mother in Olympia, Washington. While Steve's investigation reveals a deadly explosion that killed nearly a dozen people, Amy encounters a hateful murder victim hell-bent on ending the existence of anyone in her path.

Sunday
Aug 6
1am | 12c
Season 7, Episode 8

Fear Lives Here - Magna, Utah

Steve DiSchiavi and Amy Allan investigate a dangerous poltergeist terrorizing a family in Magna, Utah. Steve digs into the town's mining history, including the dangerous working conditions and the environmental footprint left behind, while Amy encounters a dangerous manifestation formed by multiple people living inside the home.

Sunday
Aug 6
2am | 1c
Season 8, Episode 8

The Devil Inside - Applegate, California

Steve DiSchiavi and Amy investigate paranormal activity threatening the lives of a cancer survivor, her two children and her older sister in Applegate, California. While Steve's investigation reveals an execution-style killing connected to a cult near the property, Amy encounters demonic gargoyles that prey on the living.

Saturday
Aug 12
10pm | 9c
Season 7, Episode 9

Legion of Death - Spartanburg, South Carolina

Steve DiSchiavi and Amy Allan investigate paranormal activity overwhelming a family in rural Spartanburg, South Carolina. In their separate investigations, Steve learns of a ruthless Revolutionary War soldier who is credited with over fifty deaths, including a former property owner, while Amy is overcome by negative energy at every turn as she endures one of her most active walks to date.

Saturday
Aug 12
11pm | 10c
Season 8, Episode 8

The Devil Inside - Applegate, California

Steve DiSchiavi and Amy investigate paranormal activity threatening the lives of a cancer survivor, her two children and her older sister in Applegate, California. While Steve's investigation reveals an execution-style killing connected to a cult near the property, Amy encounters demonic gargoyles that prey on the living.

Sunday
Aug 13
1am | 12c
Season 7, Episode 9

Legion of Death - Spartanburg, South Carolina

Steve DiSchiavi and Amy Allan investigate paranormal activity overwhelming a family in rural Spartanburg, South Carolina. In their separate investigations, Steve learns of a ruthless Revolutionary War soldier who is credited with over fifty deaths, including a former property owner, while Amy is overcome by negative energy at every turn as she endures one of her most active walks to date.

Sunday
Aug 13
2am | 1c
Season 8, Episode 9

Deadly Kin - Louisville, Kentucky

Steve DiSchiavi and Amy Allan travel to Louisville, Kentucky, to investigate paranormal violence threatening the lives of a grieving elderly woman and her daughter. During her walk, Amy encounters the spirit of an angry man with a deadly mission.

Saturday
Aug 19
10pm | 9c
Season 7, Episode 13

The Offering - Sedona, Arizona

Steve and Amy investigate claims of terrifying paranormal activity at a Sedona, Arizona, restaurant. During their intense investigation, Steve examines an unsolved murder case as well as the devastating fate of the local Native Americans, while Amy encounters frightening, unpredictable entities at every turn during her nighttime walk through the property.

Saturday
Aug 19
11pm | 10c
Season 8, Episode 9

Deadly Kin - Louisville, Kentucky

Steve DiSchiavi and Amy Allan travel to Louisville, Kentucky, to investigate paranormal violence threatening the lives of a grieving elderly woman and her daughter. During her walk, Amy encounters the spirit of an angry man with a deadly mission.

Sunday
Aug 20
1am | 12c
Season 7, Episode 13

The Offering - Sedona, Arizona

Steve and Amy investigate claims of terrifying paranormal activity at a Sedona, Arizona, restaurant. During their intense investigation, Steve examines an unsolved murder case as well as the devastating fate of the local Native Americans, while Amy encounters frightening, unpredictable entities at every turn during her nighttime walk through the property.

Sunday
Aug 20
2am | 1c
Season 8, Episode 10

Lust to Kill - Victor, New York

Steve DiSchiavi and Amy Allan travel to Victor, New York, to investigate paranormal activity terrifying two Army veterans who fear whatever is happening inside their home could kill them and their family. While Steve's investigation uncovers a double homicide with ties to the property, Amy encounters a serial-killing widow who's targeted the family as her next victims.

Saturday
Aug 26
10pm | 9c