I don't really watch any non-fiction shows, but this was
kind of fun. It's a competition show for magicians. Even
though the title is about wizards, it's about magicians
(which, as we all know, is a very different thing).
Young magicians show their stuff and then get judged by
Penn & Teller, and some other magicians. It's a fun show if
you like magic and entertainment.
They don't tell you anything about how the tricks are
done, but they do show you that a lot of the emphasis is on
showmanship and humor, not just magic tricks. It's fun when
the magicians actually surprise the veterans magicians with
You should check it out because it's pretty enjoyable.
Tune in tomorrow night for the series premiere of
Wars and an all-new episode of Face Off.
These two competition shows are ready to take you on a
whimsical adventure, starting tomorrow at 9/8c:
Wizard Wars, illusionists Penn & Teller puts a team
of Canadian illusionists against two young American
magicians in the show’s first competition. Watch the
trailer below, to catch a glimpse of what is to come.
Wizard Wars – Launch Trailer
Syfy’s newest competition series, Wizard Wars,
recruits the best magicians in the business to transform the
mundane into mind-blowing.
Syfy debuts the new
six-episode competition series Wizard Wars on Tuesday,
August 19 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, offering a fascinating window
inside the secretive world of magic. In each episode,
a new team of magician "Challengers" will be presented with
a random assortment of ordinary objects, and will be given a
limited amount of time to transform these objects into
amazing and magical performances. The Challengers are
up-and-coming professional magicians who've traveled from
all over the world to show off their magical prowess.
The winning team of Challengers in the first round will take
on the expert "home team" of world-renownded "Wizards"
-two-time World Championship of Magic winner Gregory Wilson,
Wynn Resort resident magician Shimshi; YouTube sensation
Justin Flom, and internationally renowned mentalist Angela
Funovits. These Wizards are the best of the best in
their competitive field, experts at both magic creation and
Will the wizards
prevail? Or will one of the challenging teams be able to
take down the Wizards? It's up to the show's expert panel of
judges: Penn & Teller, Jason Latimer and Christen Gerhart.
Ultimately, viewers at
home will not only be entertained, they'll walk away with a
deeper appreciation and admiration for the ancient art of
magic. With each episode the magicians will be challenged to
continue to push magic to new and greater heights, and the
world will be one step closer to discovering the next great
Wizard Wars is
produced by A. Smith & Co (Hell's Kitchen). Executive
Producers are Arthur Smith, Kent Weed, Frank Sinton, Tim
Eagan, Penn Jillette and Teller.
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