Chasing UFOs - National Geographic
Ryder, along with Ben McGee and James Fox, stars in the new Nat Geo series Chasing UFOs, which premiered on Friday June 29, 2012. The show focuses on a team of trained investigators who set out to uncover the truth about UFOs. But they’re not just looking for more stories on extraterrestrial activity—they want answers. Risking it all, this team of scientists and UFO researchers investigate and dissect some of the most mysterious sightings on the planet to unearth stunning new evidence. The data they collect on these adventures paints an entirely new picture of what we know about these strange lights in the sky. Ryder is also the co-executive producer for the series.
Destination Truth - Syfy
Ryder appeared in the second, third, fourth and fifth season of Syfy's paranormal reality series, Destination Truth, as a producer and team member. Destination Truth is a weekly reality television series that first premiered on June 6, 2007, on Syfy. The program follows paranormal researcher Josh Gates around the world to investigate claims of the supernatural, mainly in the field of cryptozoology. Season three concluded on April 21, 2010, and currently holds the highest ratings ever for the series, which continued with a fourth season, in 2010 and the fifth season in 2012. Ryder is also the co-executive producer for the series.