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Penn & Teller: Fool Us

Penn & Teller: Fool Us

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  • Premiered: 
    June 18, 2011
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  • Network: ITV
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Reality
  • Type: Live Action
  • Concept: 
  • Subject Matter: Talent
  • Tags: magic

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Plot Synopsis

Hosted by Alyson Hannigan (Seasons 3-5) and Jonathan Ross (Season 1 & 2), PENN & TELLER: FOOL US is a one-hour reality series that invites aspiring magicians to perform their best trick to try and fool the world-famous team of Penn & Teller. Anyone who succeeds wins the right to perform with Penn & Teller at the Rio Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Penn and Teller see the trick only once and have to immediately try to work it out, while the live studio audience and TV viewers watch the magical duo put their deductive reasoning and experience to the test. The CW aired the U.S. premiere of this series on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 8pm ET/PT. On Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 8pm ET/PT, The CW aired the season finale of PENN & TELLER: FOOL US. The season ender, "Teller Sucks ... Helium," featured magicians Shawn Farquhar, Manuel Martinez, Martin Daniels and Chris Dugdale. PENN & TELLER: FOOL US returned for a second season on Monday, July 6, 2015 at 8pm ET/PT on The CW. Aspiring magicians are invited to perform their best trick to try and fool the world-famous team of Penn & Teller, including Jon Armstrong, Xavier, Greg Dow and Steve Brundage attempting to fool Penn and Teller in the season premiere. Season 3 of PENN & TELLER: FOOL US premiered on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 from 8-9pm ET/PT on The CW, with a new host, Alyson Hannigan, joining Penn & Teller, who again invite magicians to perform their best trick to try and fool them. The magicians featured in the season opener include Shawn Farquhar, Michael Kent, Nathan Burton and Nathan Coe Marsh. PENN & TELLER: FOOL US returned for its fourth season on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 8pm ET/PT on The CW. Alyson Hannigan returns to host for her second season, as a new group of aspiring magicians are invited to perform their best trick to try and fool the world-famous team of Penn & Teller. As before, anyone who succeeds wins the right to perform with Penn & Teller in their celebrated show at the Rio Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The series opener, "Penn & Teller Teach You a Trick," feature Richard Turner, Young & Strange, Kayla Drescher, and Mike Super. On Monday, June 25, 2018 at 8pm ET/PT, The CW premiered the fifth cycle of PENN & TELLER: FOOL US, featuring a new group of aspiring magicians invited to perform their best trick to try and fool Penn & Teller. Alyson Hannigan returns as host. The magicians featured in the episode include Matt Marcy, The Sentimentalists, Andrew Evans, Dom Chambers and Piff the Magic Dragon.
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Tonight (Friday, August 17, 2018) at 9pm ET/PT, The CW airs "Here Lie Penn & Teller," an encore episode of PENN & TELLER: FOOL US, featuring these magicians: Damien James, Kelvin Chow, Joshua Lozoff and Murray Sawchuck.

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Production & Distribution

  • Produced by 1/17 Productions
  • Produced by September Films

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