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[05/28/14 - 12:43 PM]
Syfy's Summer 2014 Original Programming Features the Premieres of Epic Supernatural Drama "Dominion" and Competition Series "Wizard Wars"
Also on tap: the second season return of the critically acclaimed "Defiance" (June 19); and the season 7 return of "Face Off" (July 22).







WIZARD WARS (SYFY)
Premieres Tuesday, August 19
BROADCAST HISTORY:
8/19/14 - ???
STATUS:
new this summer (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
tuesdays from 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (??? episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from Syfy's press release, May 2014) Premieres Tuesday, August 19th at 10PM - This competition series takes viewers behind the scenes of magic by challenging a new team of magicians each week to create the most jaw-dropping illusions using an array of random objects and transforming them into eye-popping miracles. The winning team of challengers in the first round then take on the expert "home team" of world-renowned 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. Judges include Penn & Teller, Jason Latimer and Christen Gerhart. Production company: A. Smith & Co. (Hell's Kitchen, Joe Rogan Questions Everything, America Ninja Warrior). Executive producers: Arthur Smith, Kent Weed, Frank Sinton, Tim Eagan, Penn Jillette and Teller.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Angela Funovits as Expert
· Christen Gerhart as Judge
· Gregory Wilson as Expert
· Jason Latimer as Judge
· Justin Flom as Expert
· Penn & Teller as Judge
· Shimshi as Expert
CREW INFORMATION:
· Arthur Smith as EP
· Frank Sinton as EP
· Kent Weed as EP
· Penn & Teller as EP
· Tim Eagan as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (competition)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· A. Smith & Company Productions