Syfy has conjured up a half-dozen more episodes of its magician competition series. Wizard Wars, judged by master illusionists Penn & Teller, premiered in August with 1 million-plus Live+Same Day viewers and has bolstered its time slot for the cable net. The series puts everyday objects in the hands of magicians who try to impress the judges which their trickery. The new episodes — featuring prestidigitators from Chicago, Philadelphia, Las Vegas and elsewhere — likely will premiere in January. Wizard Wars is produced by A. Smith & Co. Arthur Smith, Kent Weed, Frank Sinton, Tim Eagan, Penn Jillette and Teller exec produce.
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