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[07/13/18 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Thursday-Friday, July 12-13
Updates include: Starz renews "Sweetbitter" for second season; Yvette Nicole Brown to guest host "Talking Dead" for AMC; and Rich Sommer joins the cast of The CW's "In the Dark."

[04/10/18 - 11:00 AM]
The CW Network Sets Summer 2018 Premiere Dates
The CW's two new summer dramas - "The Outpost" and "Burder of Truth" - will debut on consecutive nights in July.

[11/16/17 - 11:05 AM]
"Black Lightning" Makes Its Series Premiere Tuesday, January 16 on The CW
The series premiere date for "Life Sentence," and the season premiere dates of "The 100," "The Originals" and "iZombie" will be announced later.

[11/14/17 - 11:33 AM]
"Penn & Teller: Fool Us," "Masters of Illusion" and "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" Will Return to The CW in 2018
Premiere dates and times will be announced later.

[10/02/17 - 10:34 AM]
The CW Pulls Tonight's "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" Finale
A repeat of "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" will fill in for the Las Vegas-filmed series.

[07/24/17 - 12:57 PM]
The CW to Swap "Hooten and the Lady," "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" Beginning Next Week
"Hooten" will now air Monday nights while "Whose Line" moves to Thursdays.

[06/19/17 - 10:35 AM]
New Premiere Date: "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" - Thursday, July 13 at 8pm!
The new season was previously slated to launch on Monday, July 10 at 8:00/7:00c.

[03/31/17 - 11:14 AM]
The CW Network Sets 2017 Summer Schedule
Newcomer "Hooten & The Lady" will join returning series "Penn & Teller: Fool Us," "Masters of Illusion" and "Whose Line is it Anyway?"

[10/24/16 - 10:26 AM]
The CW Orders New Seasons of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?," "Penn & Teller: Fool Us," and "Masters of Illusion" for Summer 2017
The new seasons of these series will return as part of The CW's 2017 Summer schedule, with dates and times to be announced later.

[06/20/16 - 04:46 PM]
"Penn & Teller: Fool Us" Moves to New Premiere Date - Wednesday, July 13
The new season was originally announced to premiere on Monday, July 11.

[04/05/16 - 10:27 AM]
The CW Network Announces Additional 2016 Summer Premieres
The network confirms return dates for "Penn & Teller: Fool Us," "Whose Line is it Anyway?" and "Masters of Illusion."

[03/31/16 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 31
Updates include: Alyson Hannigan to host The CW's "Penn & Teller: Fool Us"; Brooks Wheelan set to "Toast" at ABC; and Patrick J. Adams books top secret role on "DC's Legends of Tomorrow."

[08/11/15 - 02:11 PM]
The CW Orders New Cycles of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" and "Penn & Teller: Fool Us"
The new episodes will debut in 2016.

[04/13/15 - 01:06 PM]
The CW Network Sets 2015 Summer Schedule
On tap are new seasons of "America's Next Top Model" and "Masters of Illusion" plus the debuts of "Dates," "Significant Mother" and "A Wicked Offer."

[11/17/14 - 01:14 PM]
The CW Orders New Seasons of "America's Next Top Model," "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" and "Masters of Illusion" for 2015
Each series will roll out throughout the year with specific premiere dates to be announced at a later time.

[06/02/14 - 12:49 PM]
The CW Announces Summer Premiere Dates
Newly announced dates include the return of "America's Next Top Model" on Friday, August 22 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/17/14 - 12:04 PM]
The CW Announces Summer 2014 Premiere Dates
Highlights include the return of "Beauty and the Beast" and the premieres of "Backpackers" and "Seed."

[01/15/14 - 03:41 PM]
The CW at TCA: Pedowitz Details Summer Plans, "Veronica Mars" Spin-Off
Plus: the executive on the future of "Supernatural," "Reign," "The Carrie Diaries," "Hart of Dixie," "Beauty and the Beast" and more!

[01/15/14 - 01:13 PM]
The CW Adds to Its Reality Slate with Two Series: "Barber Battle," Hosted by Cedric The Entertainer, and "Penn & Teller: Fool Us"
On each of the nine episodes of the latter, aspiring magicians are invited to perform their best trick to try and fool the world-famous team of Penn & Teller.







PENN & TELLER: FOOL US (CW)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
7/30/14 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (fall 2018)
TIME SLOT:
mondays from 8:00 PM-9:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
5 (13 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
season five confirmed as 13 episodes on 7/13/18
DESCRIPTION:
(from The CW's press release, April 2018) The CW Network has set its Summer 2018 premiere dates, with original programming all summer long, including new scripted series and returning favorites. The CW's successful summer trio of WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY?, PENN & TELLER: FOOL US and MASTERS OF ILLUSION will all return with new episodes in June. The hit improv series WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? premieres on Monday, June 4 (9-9:30pm ET/PT and 9:30-10:00pm ET/PT), as Cycle 5 of the comedy magic series PENN & TELLER: FOOL US premieres Monday, June 25 (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT). MASTERS OF ILLUSION makes its season debut with back-to-back new episodes Friday, June 29 (8-8:30pm ET/PT and 8:30-9:00pm ET/PT).
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Alyson Hannigan as Host (Season 3- )
· Penn & Teller as Judge
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Jonathan Ross as Host (Season 1-2)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Andrew Golder as EP
· Lincoln Hiatt as EP
· Penn & Teller as EP
· Peter Adam Golden as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (competition)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· 117 Productions
· September Films