Criss Angel is back with his new TV show ‘Magic with the Stars’

Criss Angel
Criss Angel. Photo Courtesy of APWI

World-renowned magician Criss Angel is back stronger than ever with his new TV series “Magic with the Stars.” #Powerjournalist Markos Papadatos has the scoop.

The judges include creator Criss Angel, Emmy winner Loni Love, and master magician Lane Burton. It premiered on Saturday, October 22nd on THE CW; moreover, it is hosted by comedian and actor Eddie Griffin, and it is filmed at the Criss Angel Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino Las Vegas. 

The celebrity competitors include Cynthia Bailey (“The Real Housewives of Atlanta”), Brec Bassinger (“DC’s Stargirl”), Michael Ian Black (“Wet Hot American Summer”), Corbin Bleu (“High School Musical”), Miles Brown (“Black-ish”), Maksim Chmerkovskiy (“Dancing With the Stars”), Randy Couture (four-time UFC champion), Vernon Davis (NFL Super Bowl champion), Flavor Flav (Rock and Roll Hall of Famer), Debbie Gibson (multi-platinum selling singer-songwriter), Ginuwine (multi-platinum selling R&B singer), Lolo Jones (Olympian and 3x World Champion), Frank Mir (two-time UFC champion), Frankie Muniz (“Malcolm in the Middle”), Omarion (Grammy-nominated R&B singer), Donny Osmond (“Donny & Marie”), Jeff Timmons (98 Degrees), Matt Walsh (“Veep”), and Johnny Weir (Olympic figure skater) and Tara Lipinski (Olympic figure skating gold medalist).

In each episode, two celebrities train with Criss Angel and learn his award-winning, revolutionary magic to compete and create a series of mind-blowing magic performances. The celebrity competitors are tasked with mastering three major categories of magic which they perform in front of a panel of three judges. In each episode, the highest-scoring celebrity will win the prestigious Golden Wand.

The trailer may be seen below.