[10/07/17 - 04:10 PM] Syfy's New York Comic Con News Based on Lev Grossman's bestselling novels, "The Magicians" is set to return to SYFY in January 2018.
[via press release from Syfy]
*** NYCC 2017 MEDIA ALERT ***
SYFY'S NEW YORK COMIC CON NEWS
Original Series 'HAPPY!' Starring Christopher Meloni and Featuring Voice of Patton Oswalt Premieres For First Time Ever
Cast and EP's of 'THE MAGICIANS' Tease Season 3
NEW YORK, NY - October 7, 2017 - Today SYFY and Universal Cable Productions brought together the stars and executive producers of the new original series HAPPY! and the critically acclaimed fantasy drama THE MAGICIANS with back-to-back panels at New York Comic Con. HAPPY! premieres Wednesday, December 6 at 10/9c, and THE MAGICIANS is set to return for Season 3 in January 2018.
HAPPY! starring Christopher Meloni and featuring the voice of Patton Oswalt kicked-off the SYFY block with a screening of the premiere episode for the first time ever. Directly following, Oswalt gave a video introduction of the panel, which featured moderator Brian Truitt (USA Today), star Christopher Meloni ("Law & Order: SVU"), executive producers Grant Morrison and Brian Taylor, and showrunner Patrick Macmanus. Throughout the moderated discussion, the audience got insight into this gritty, subversive holiday story, and were teased what is to come throughout the season. For the HAPPY! Season 1 trailer, please use the following link:
Then SYFY's fantasy drama THE MAGICIANS gave fans a sneak peek into Season 3. Moderator Damian Holbrook (TV Guide) enticed a lively conversation on stage with series regulars Jason Ralph (Quentin Coldwater), Stella Maeve (Julia Wicker), Olivia Taylor Dudley (Alice Quinn), Arjun Gupta (Penny Adiyodi), and Hale Appleman (Eliot Waugh) alongside executive producers and co-creators Sera Gamble and John McNamara. After teasing the upcoming third season and showing a first-look clip, the cast got personal about set life during a revealing game of "Never Have I Ever." Based on Lev Grossman's bestselling novels, THE MAGICIANS is set to return to SYFY in January 2018. For a recap of THE MAGICIANS thus far, please use the following link: https://youtu.be/eU4eZNr9YD0
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