Friday, August 29, 2014

Magic on TV Next Week

Magic is appearing all week starting Monday


Monday/Tuesday, September 1-29 p.m. E/P, History

The four-hour miniseries, starring Adrien Brody in the title role, premieres this coming Mondayand Tuesday. Brody, a former student at Tannen’s Magic Camp, is joined by Kristen Connolly as Bess Houdini, and Evan Jones playing Harry’s chief assistant, Jim Collins. Houdini is directed by Uli Edel, with a script by Nicholas Meyer, whose father, Bernard C. Meyer, authored the 1976 biography Houdini: A Mind in Chains.
PHOTO: Colin Hutton / History

Ongoing Series

On Tuesday nights, there’s also Wizard Wars at 10 p.m. E/P on SyFy. The CW continues offering two nights of magic each week with Penn & Teller: Fool Us on Wednesdays at 8 p.m.E/P, and Masters of Illusion on Fridays at 8 p.m. E/P. Meanwhile, Thursdays falls to TruTV with its ongoing magic series, The Carbonaro Effect.