Monday, January 26, 2015

More Magic on TV

January has been a busy month for magic on television, and SyFy wraps it up with very busyThursday.

Wizard Wars

Thursday, January 29, 10 p.m. E/P, SyFy

Episode seven kicks off the second series of this weekly competition show. The first six installments re-air that same day, starting at 9:30 a.m. and running until 3:30 p.m.

Close Up Kings

Thursday, January 29, 11 p.m. E/P, SyFy

Three best friends — Magick Balay, Loki, and Johnny Blaze — travel from city to city with only a few dollars in their pockets, taking on challenges and trying to outdo one another. This is the first of eight sixty-minute episodes.

The Daily Show

(unknown), 11 p.m. E/P, Comedy Central

A skit was taped recently at David Copperfield’s warehouse in Las Vegas — featuring David, Ice McDonald, Kayla Drescher, and Harrison Lampert — about how magic is dead in America, now that China has proclaimed itself to be the new capital of magic. Rumor has it that the segment will air this week.