The Magicians

The Magicians
Incredible illusions, mind-bending magic and classic tricks with a contemporary twist, performed by some of the world’s best magicians. “The Magicians” is a reality series which sees different magicians being paired up with celebrities. Each week the different pairs have to compete over three rounds performing classic tricks with contemporary twists. The studio audience decides who should win each week. The team that comes last have to take part in a dangerous forfeit that no one will want to tackle. The series was hosted by Lenny Henry in Season 1, and Darren McMullen in Season 2. The Magicians was a British family entertainment television show, first broadcast throughout January 2011 on BBC One. The show features magicians performing a number of magic tricks with guest celebrities, to decide which pair will face a forfeit trick at the end of the episode. In the first series, this was decided through audience participation, however, for the second series, a phone vote was introduced. The first series was hosted by Lenny Henry, and featured magicians Luis de Matos, Barry and Stuart and Chris Korn. At the end of series 1, Luis de Matos was deemed series champion.

Most Recent Episode: The Magicians Season 2, Episode 6: Episode 6 (Air Date: 2/11/2012)

Premiere Date: January 1, 2011
Casts: Jason Ralph, Arjun Gupta, Hale Appleman, Olivia Taylor Dudley, Stella Maeve, Summer Bishil, Jade Tailor, Tembi Locke
Air Time: 6:35pm
Country: GB
Air Day: Saturday

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