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[10/23/18 - 10:24 AM]
The CW Gets Into the Spirit with Its Schedule of Upcoming Holiday Specials
Highlights include "Greatest Holiday Commercials Countdown 2018" and "Greatest Holiday Video Countdown," both airing Tuesday, December 18.

[10/09/18 - 11:16 AM]
The CW Looks Ahead with Original Programming for Summer 2019
Mainstays "Penn & Teller: Fool Us," "Masters of Illusion," and "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" will be joined by new seasons of "Burden of Truth" and "The Outpost" plus British drama "Bulletproof."

[04/10/18 - 11:00 AM]
The CW Network Sets Summer 2018 Premiere Dates
The CW's two new summer dramas - "The Outpost" and "Burder of Truth" - will debut on consecutive nights in July.

[11/14/17 - 11:33 AM]
"Penn & Teller: Fool Us," "Masters of Illusion" and "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" Will Return to The CW in 2018
Premiere dates and times will be announced later.

[10/31/17 - 03:38 PM]
The CW Gets Into the Spirit with Its Schedule of Upcoming Holiday Specials
Highlights include the new special "Masters of Illusion: Christmas Magic" on Friday, December 1.

[10/02/17 - 04:10 PM]
The CW Also Yanks "iHeartRadio Music Festival" Specials
The two-part event, filmed in Las Vegas on September 22 and 23, will air at a later date.

[03/31/17 - 11:14 AM]
The CW Network Sets 2017 Summer Schedule
Newcomer "Hooten & The Lady" will join returning series "Penn & Teller: Fool Us," "Masters of Illusion" and "Whose Line is it Anyway?"

[10/24/16 - 10:26 AM]
The CW Orders New Seasons of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?," "Penn & Teller: Fool Us," and "Masters of Illusion" for Summer 2017
The new seasons of these series will return as part of The CW's 2017 Summer schedule, with dates and times to be announced later.

[04/05/16 - 10:27 AM]
The CW Network Announces Additional 2016 Summer Premieres
The network confirms return dates for "Penn & Teller: Fool Us," "Whose Line is it Anyway?" and "Masters of Illusion."

[06/17/15 - 11:30 AM]
"Masters of Illusion" Returns with More Mind-Bending Magic on Friday, July 10
The second cycle for The CW features more great escapes, fascinating sleight of hand, and large scale illusions, all in front of a studio audience.

[04/13/15 - 01:06 PM]
The CW Network Sets 2015 Summer Schedule
On tap are new seasons of "America's Next Top Model" and "Masters of Illusion" plus the debuts of "Dates," "Significant Mother" and "A Wicked Offer."

[11/17/14 - 01:14 PM]
The CW Orders New Seasons of "America's Next Top Model," "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" and "Masters of Illusion" for 2015
Each series will roll out throughout the year with specific premiere dates to be announced at a later time.

[11/04/14 - 12:12 PM]
Southern-Charmer "Hart of Dixie" and Magical "Masters of Illusion" Return Friday, January 9
The former will return with the first of 10 new episodes while the latter is back with four fresh installments.

[07/23/14 - 11:32 AM]
The Cycle 21 Premiere of "America's Next Top Model" Moves Up to August 18
Original episodes will air on Mondays for six weeks, with encores airing Fridays.

[06/02/14 - 12:49 PM]
The CW Announces Summer Premiere Dates
Newly announced dates include the return of "America's Next Top Model" on Friday, August 22 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/17/14 - 12:04 PM]
The CW Announces Summer 2014 Premiere Dates
Highlights include the return of "Beauty and the Beast" and the premieres of "Backpackers" and "Seed."

[01/15/14 - 03:41 PM]
The CW at TCA: Pedowitz Details Summer Plans, "Veronica Mars" Spin-Off
Plus: the executive on the future of "Supernatural," "Reign," "The Carrie Diaries," "Hart of Dixie," "Beauty and the Beast" and more!

[07/16/13 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 16
Updates include: HBO orders "Togetherness" to series; Oxygen cancels "The Glee Project"; and The CW to revive MyNetworkTV's "Masters of Illusion."

[05/27/09 - 12:59 PM]
MyNetworkTV to Lean on Repeats in 2009-10
Said lineup includes the off-network runs of "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" on Mondays and "The Unit" on Wednesdays.

[11/17/08 - 03:17 PM]
MyNetworkTV Adds "Masters of Illusion," "Vice Squad" in January
The pair will air Mondays at 9:00/8:00c and Tuesdays at 9:00/8:00c, respectively, starting the week of January 5.







MASTERS OF ILLUSION (CW)
Returns in Summer 2019 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/5/09 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2019/2020 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
9 (??? episodes)
VISIT THE OFFICIAL WEB SITE
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2018-19 season (the show's ninth) on 10/9/18
DESCRIPTION:
(from The CW's press release, October 2018) Continuing to bulk up its slate of original summer programming, The CW Network has acquired the British action drama BULLETPROOF from Sky Vision and ordered second seasons of the legal drama BURDEN OF TRUTH, starring Kristin Kreuk, and the fantasy-adventure series THE OUTPOST; all are set to air in Summer 2019. The CW has also ordered new seasons of the hit magic series PENN & TELLER: FOOL US and MASTERS OF ILLUSION, and the classic improv comedy WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? for Summer 2019. Premiere dates and times will be announced later. Hosted by actor Dean Cain ("Supergirl," "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman"), MASTERS OF ILLUSION features amazing magic performed by cutting-edge illusionists and escape artists, and performers in each episode displaying skills ranging from perplexing interactive mind magic to hilarious comedy routines. Live audience members and viewers at home will be baffled by the astounding skills of these modern illusionists.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Dean Cain as Host
CREW INFORMATION:
· Al Schwartz as EP
· David Martin as EP
· David McKenzie as EP
· Gay Blackstone as EP
· Jim Romanovich as CO-EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Associated Television International