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Sci Fi orders more ‘Scare’

Doherty-hosted skein averages 1.4 million viewers

Capitalizing on the early success of series “Scare Tactics,” Sci Fi has ordered up nine new episodes.

Shannen Doherty-hosted skein launched in April. A sci-fi version of “Candid Camera,” “Scare Tactics” puts unwitting guests in staged paranormal situations, such as an alien encounter or haunted house.

Show delivered 1.5 million total viewers upon debut. It currently averages 1.4 million viewers.

Scott Hallock and Kevin Healy of Hallock Healy Entertainment (“Spy TV”) produce the series. Producers have been deluged by audience requests to set up friends and family.

“As soon as we finish terrifying the television critics that gave us bad reviews, we will take these people up on their requests to scare the hell out of their loved ones,” said Healey.

New segments bow June 20.

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