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[01/29/13 - 10:01 AM]
Criss Angel Is Coming to Spike - Bigger, Badder, and Better Than Ever
Each week, Angel will attempt bold and audacious demonstrations never attempted by any mystifier in history.

[01/24/11 - 02:09 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: A&E
A look at what's ahead on the cable channel, plus a recap of its 2010 ratings highlights.

[12/02/10 - 01:37 PM]
Illusionist Criss Angel to Guest Star on "Rules of Engagement"
He'll play himself and perform an illusion in an upcoming episode.

[07/21/10 - 06:53 AM]
A&E Hit Original Series "Criss Angel Mindfreak" Returns for Season Six with Six Epic New One-Hour Episodes
The new season premieres Wednesday, August 4 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/12/10 - 10:08 AM]
Cartoon Network, Discovery, TBS Among Those Making Summer Changes
Plus: updates on TLC, A&E, Spike TV, History, VH1 and Animal Planet.

[05/05/10 - 08:03 AM]
A&E Network Drives 'Real LifE. DramA.' Brand with Industry-Leading Original Programming Slate
A dozen series are due back in 2010-11, including "Paranormal State," "Dog the Bounty Hunter" and "Intervention."

[08/12/09 - 12:07 AM]
Interview: "Criss Angel: Mindfreak" Star Criss Angel

[07/29/09 - 07:08 AM]
Season Five of "Criss Angel Mindfreak" Features Five Death-Defying One-Hour Episodes Premiering Wednesday, August 12 at 10 PM ET/PT on A&e
"White Death," "Terminal Velocity," "Death Crash," "Death Field" and "Mass Levitation" are among the featured segments.

[05/12/09 - 11:06 AM]
A&E Network Expands on Industry-Leading Original Programming Slate
Reality projects featuring Tony Danza, Bob Saget, Russell Simmons and Shaquille O'Neal are among the network's upcoming plans.

[11/17/08 - 06:39 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 17
Updates include: Brian Dennehy moves to TNT's "Bunker Hill"; "Criminal Minds" and "NUMB3RS" head to weekend syndication in 2010; and more join CBS's "The Karenskys."

[08/08/08 - 06:59 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 8
Updates include: Martin Scorsese in talks to helm HBO's "Boardwalk Empire"; five check into "The Last of the Ninth" at HBO; and more from the casting front.

[07/09/08 - 06:57 AM]
A&E Network to Broadcast First-Ever Live Episode of Criss Angel Mindfreak on Wednesday, July 30 at 10 PM Et
In "Building Implosion Escape," the world-renowned mystifier will be shackled in a six-story building in Florida that is loaded with explosives and set to detonate.

[04/29/08 - 08:17 AM]
A&E Network Announces Comprehensive Brand Positioning
The centerpiece of the new brand will be the tagline "Real Life. Drama.," it was announced at the network's upfront presentation by Bob DeBitetto.

[01/10/08 - 03:15 PM]
'Ghost Hunters International' Debuts as the #1 Reality Series Telecast in Sci Fi Channel History!
Sci Fi spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 9.

[11/21/07 - 12:28 PM]
Val Kilmer, Steve Zahn and Rachel Griffiths Star in "Comanche Moon," a New Six-Hour Mini-Series, Based on the Novel by Larry Mcmurtry, and the Final Chapter in the "Lonesome Dove" Saga, to Be Broadcast JaN. 13, JaN. 15 and JaN. 16 on the CBS Television Network
The mini-series was previously set to air Sunday, Dec. 30, Tuesday, Jan. 1 and Wednesday, Jan. 2.

[10/29/07 - 01:01 PM]
NBC Sweeps Into November with 'Green Is Universal' Week
The Peacock details its November sweeps highlights, which as always contain MAJOR SPOILERS.

[10/10/07 - 01:16 PM]
NBC Announces Tim Vincent as Host of Intriguing Live Competition Series 'Phenomenon'; Identities of the 10 Carefully Selected Mystifying Contestants Revealed
The series will premiere on Wednesday, October 24 (8-9 p.m. ET) airing its five-week run Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET, with a special two-hour live episode on Halloween night, October 31 (8-10 p.m. ET).

[10/02/07 - 05:23 PM]
Official Nominations Announced for "FOX Reality Channel Really Awards 2007"
The reality star-studded original event takes place in Los Angeles on Tuesday, October 2 and airs exclusively on Fox Reality Channel on Saturday, October 13 at 10PM ET/10PM PT.

[10/01/07 - 01:18 PM]
Val Kilmer, Steve Zahn and Rachel Griffiths Star in "Comanche Moon," a New Six-Hour Mini-Series, Based on the Book by Larry Mcmurtry, That Is the Prequel to the Bestselling and Pulitzer Prize-Winning Book, Lonesome Dove, to Be Broadcast DeC. 30, JaN. 1 and JaN. 2 on the CBS Television Network
The six-hour mini-series also stars Karl Urban, Linda Cardellini, Elizabeth Banks and Wes Studi.

[09/26/07 - 02:35 PM]
NBC's Controversial New Live Competition Series 'Phenomenon' -- the Search for the Next Great Mentalist Featuring Criss Angel and Uri Geller -- to Premiere Wednesday October 24
The newcomer will premiere on Wednesday, October 24 (8-9 p.m. ET) airing its five-week run Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET, with a special two-hour live episode on Halloween night, October 31 (8-10 p.m. ET).

[09/04/07 - 09:56 AM]
Celebrities, Showgirls, Weddings, Poker and More Montel in Vegas for Premiere Week
Shot entirely on location in Las Vegas, these special episodes include interviews with illusionist Criss Angel and legendary songstress Toni Braxton.

[07/16/07 - 11:37 AM]
NBC Announces Deal with World-Renowned Mystifier Criss Angel and Famed Mentalist Uri Geller for 'Phenomenon,' Controversial New Live Competition Series That Will Lead Search for the Next Great Mentalist
The pair will tem for "a mysterious live competition series in which both men will conduct an intensive search for the next great mentalist."

[06/06/07 - 03:13 PM]
Season Three Premiere of A&E's 'Criss Angel Mindfreak' Delivers Record-Breaking Audience and Mind-Blowing Demonstrations
A&E spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 5.

[05/23/07 - 10:22 AM]
A&E Network's Criss Angel to Attempt 24-Hour Death-Defying Demonstration in New York's Times Square Beginning on Monday, June 4
The show's third season of kicks off Tuesday, June 5 at 10:00/9:00c with a special one-hour premiere, followed by 26 all-new half hour weekly episodes.

[01/09/07 - 01:23 PM]
A&E Network Announces New Development Slate of Real-Life and Alternative Series
Also on tap: new seasons of "The First 48," "King of Cars," "Intervention," "Dog The Bounty Hunter," "Gene Simmons' Family Jewels" and "Criss Angel: Mindfreak."

[08/09/06 - 12:00 AM]
Award-Winning Programming from A&E Television Networks Now Available on the Itunes Music Store

[07/13/06 - 12:00 AM]
A&E Network's Hit Series "Criss Angel Mindfreak" Returns for a Third Season in '07

[07/13/06 - 12:00 AM]
A&E Network to Launch a Primetime Strip of the Hit Series Csi: Miami

[06/02/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: May 29-June 2 (Weekly Round-Up)

[05/11/06 - 12:00 AM]
Season Two of A&E's Hit Series "Criss Angel Mindfreak" World Premiere Back-To-Back Episodes Beginning Wednesday, May 31, 2006 at 10pm/9c

[04/24/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: April 20-24

[04/20/06 - 12:00 AM]
Val Kilmer, Steve Zahn and Rachel Griffiths to Star in "Comanche Moon," a New Six-Hour Mini-Series, Based on the Book by Larry Mcmurtry, That Is the Prequel to "Lonesome Dove," Has Started Production for Broadcast on the CBS Television Network

[12/16/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: December 15-16

[12/15/05 - 12:00 AM]
CBS Has Ordered a Mini-Series Based on Larry Mcmurtry's "Comanche Moon," the Prequel to "Lonesome Dove"

[09/30/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: September 28-30

[08/16/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: August 15-16

[07/22/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: July 21-22

[06/24/05 - 12:00 AM]
New A&E Network Series Criss Angel Mindfreak

[05/27/05 - 12:00 AM]
2005 Summer Programming Preview: Unscripted Series

[05/19/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: May 18-19

[04/21/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: April 21

[01/14/05 - 12:00 AM]
TCA 2005 Winter Press Tour: Friday's Notes







CRISS ANGEL: MINDFREAK (A&E)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
7/20/05 - 9/8/10
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2009-2010 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
6 (99 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
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ADDITIONAL NOTES:
a show on hiatus for longer than 12 months - without any news about its future - is assumed to be canceled
DESCRIPTION:
(from A&E's press release, July 2010) The hit A&E original series "Criss Angel Mindfreak" returns this summer for an all-new sixth season featuring six episodes that put the master illusionist to the test each week. The season premieres on Wednesday, August 4 at 10 PM ET/PT with "Grand Canyon Death Jump." In season six of "Criss Angel Mindfreak," the world renowned mystifier amps up his unthinkable escapes, fearless demonstrations and mind-blowing feats testing his own limits and that of his audience in six epic one-hour specials. He brings the series to new heights with a spectacular attempted jump across the Grand Canyon on a high performance hybrid motorcycle. He will either miraculously reappear in a locked cage dangling from a hovering helicopter - or plummet 4,200 feet to his death. He challenges gravity as he attempts to walk up the side of the Luxor Hotel and Casino in full view of the public above, below and around. He combines two of his most acclaimed demonstrations in another episode by attempting to levitate hundreds of feet in the air and vanish. Criss goes for the extraordinary as he tries to set a Guinness World Record with the largest mass vanish ever, attempting to make more than 100 spectators disappear in the blink of an eye. And he pays homage to Houdini's bridge jump escape and the mob's "cement shoes" legend at the historical London Bridge in Lake Havasu in front of more than 12,000 spectators.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Criss Angel
CREW INFORMATION:
· Criss Angel as CRTR/EP/DIR
· Dave Baram as EP
· Elaine Frontain Bryant as EP (A&E)
· Erich Recker as EP
· Robert Sharenow as EP (A&E)
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Angel Productions Worldwide
· Baram Productions