**Media Note** Photography for CLOSE ENCOUNTERS available online at BellMediaPR.ca.Extending their journey into the unexplained, viewers can also delve further into the case files at discovery.ca – or even share their own stories on Twitter @EncountersTV (#CloseEncounters) and on Facebook here. Highlights from the premiere episodes of CLOSE ENCOUNTERS Season 2 include: CLOSE ENCOUNTERS: “Lake Eerie” and “Phasers on Stun” Friday, February 6 at 11 p.m. ET/8 p.m. PT The evening’s first story (“Lake Eerie”) takes place around Lake Erie, Michigan in 1988. Henry Baker is driving home with his pregnant wife Sheila Baker and children when Sheila spots strange lights hovering over the lake. The family pulls over to witness a massive, steel grey, blimp-shaped craft with lights on either end. The second story (“Phasers on Stun”) takes place in 1963 when sisters Yolié and Yolanda are on their remote ranch near Trancas, Argentina. Late at night, the young housekeeper, Dora rushes to them terrified by lights she has seen outside the house. The trio discover a metallic disc-shaped craft with a dome on top hovering near the gate to the farm. The craft emits a solid beam of light that Yolié is drawn to. She reaches out to touch the light when suddenly… CLOSE ENCOUNTERS: “British Invasion” and “School Daze” Friday, February 6 at 11:30 p.m. ET/8:30 p.m. PT In 1993, teenager Laura Sinclair is walking the family dog when she sees a large cylindrical object hovering in the sky above her. She races home to tell her family who believe it might be a secret military craft. Her father jumps into his car with Laura and her boyfriend to catch up with the craft when it mysteriously disappears. Then, in Crestview, Florida in 1967 (“School Daze”) school children witness multiple UFO sightings over the course of three days. On the second day, students and school staff are astonished when a large metallic object disappears into a tree and then almost immediately reappears in front of them. CLOSE ENCOUNTERS is produced by New Road Productions in association with Discovery Canada. Executive Producers are Ann Marie Redmond and Marlo Miazga.The series producer is Sarah Zammit. Kathryn Oughtred is Production Executive, Discovery Networks. Edwina Follows is Director of Commissioning, Discovery Networks. Ken MacDonald is Vice-President, Programming, Discovery Networks.