The drama has been the cabler’s top show in the demo for the past three seasons.
The Magicians is staying put at Syfy.
The NBCUniversal-owned cable network has renewed the drama for a fourth season of 13 episodes set to return in 2019.
Currently airing its third season, the Universal Cable Productions effort is Syfy’s top scripted series among the advertiser-coveted adults 18-49 demographic over the past three years.
The drama stars Jason Ralph, Stella Maeve and Olivia Taylor Dudley and is based on the best-selling novels by Lev Grossman about a group of twenty-something friends who discover their magical abilities and ward off evil. John McNamara, Sera Gamble, Chris Fisher, Henry Alonso Myers and Groundswell Productions’ Michael London and Janice Williams executive produce.
The Magicians is part of a scripted roster at Syfy that also includes the forthcoming final season of 12 Monkeys, Channel Zero, The Expanse, Killjoys, Van Helsing, Wynonna Earp, Superstition, Happy, Krypton, The Purge and Nightflyers.
Source : hollywoodreporter.com
Syfy has set Season 2 premiere dates for its hit drama series The Magicians
and The Expanse
. The Magicians
will premiere on Wednesday, January 25 at 9 PM, and The Expanse
will kick off Wednesday February 8 at 10 PM with a double-episode premiere.
Source : deadline.com
The Orchard has announced that the company has acquired director Chadd Harbold’s narrative feature Long Nights Short Mornings
. The 2016 SXSW drama stars Shiloh Fernandez, Addison Timlin, Natalia Dyer, Stella Maeve and Helen Rogers. The film “is an examination of the romantic life of a young man in New York City and his sometimes fleeting, sometimes profound experiences with the women he encounters.”
The Orchard, which owns all English-speaking digital and ancillary distribution rights to the film, plans a digital and VOD released in the first quarter of 2017. It will have its New York Premiere on October 5 as part of NewFilmmakers NY, the longest running screening series in the city, held at the Anthology Film Archives.
Source : indiewire.com
The new fantasy tv show The Magicians
will be broadcast for the first time in France every Tuesday from 4 October on Syfy from 8:55 p.m.
Adapted from the hit trilogy by Lev Grossman, close to the world of the vein of J.K Rowling, The Magicians
, takes us into a fantasy world where magic and danger coexist.
, everyone began as a series in the vein of Harry Potter
for adults, met with great success in the USA, which earned it a second season renewal. Second season on Syfy always come back, but in the USA, in January 2017.
Source : braindamaged.fr
The two heroes of the new tv show The Magicians
, Stella Maeve and Jason Ralph will be present at next Television Festival of Monte Carlo (France)
to be held from June 12 to 16.
season 2 has filming dates in Vancouver – June 27th to November 10th. With UBC as Brakebills.
Universal Studios Home Entertainment has officially announced its upcoming Blu-ray release of The Magicians: Season One
. The four-disc set will be available for purchase on July 19
Synopsis : Based upon Lev Grossman’s best-selling books, The Magicians stars Jason Ralph (A Most Violent Year, Aquarius) as Quentin Coldwater, a brilliant grad student who enrolls in Brakebills College for Magical Pedagogy, a secret upstate New York university specializing in magic. He and his 20-something friends soon discover that the magical fantasy world they read about as children is all too real— and poses grave danger to humanity. Stella Maeve (Chicago P.D.), Hale Appleman (Teeth), Arjun Gupta (Nurse Jackie) and Summer Bishil (Towelhead, Lucky 7) also star in this one hour drama.
Groundswell Productions’ Michael London and Janice Williams (Milk) will executive produce. John McNamara (Aquarius) and Sera Gamble (Supernatural), writers of the pilot, will serve as executive producers.
Lev Grossman’s Magicians trilogy is an international sensation, published and widely praised in more than twenty countries. The epic conclusion to the series, The Magician’s Land, opened at #1 last summer on The New York Times Hardcover Best Seller’s list, and was widely acclaimed as one of the best books of the year.
Special Features :
The World of The Magicians
Source : blu-ray.com
the filmed-in-Vancouver fantasy series The Magicians for a second season
today. Based on a trilogy of books by Lev Grossman, The Magicians follows Quentin Coldwater (Jason Ralph) as he leaves Brooklyn for a secret college of magic in upstate New York, where he and his friends learn how to practice magic and travel to the magic land of Fillory. Other Physcial Kids include Quentin’s friend Eliot (Hale Appleman), Alice (Olivia Taylor Dudley), Julia (Stella Maeve), Margo/known as Janet in books (Summer Bishil) and Penny (Arjun Gupta). Among their teachers are Dean Fogg (Rick Worthy) and Professor Sunderland (Anne Dudek). Other characters: Eliza the paramedic (Esme Bianco) and Penny’s love interest Kady (Jade Tailor).
“Thanks to an extraordinarily gifted creative team of executive producers and our partners at Universal Cable Productions, The Magicians has become a buzzed-about hit, enchanting fans of the novels as well as attracting new and younger audiences to Syfy”, said Syfy and Chiller president Dave Howe.
One of the pleasures of watching this Harry-Potter-crossed-with-Narnia series is seeing different parts of the University of British Columbia campus transformed into the Brakebills University for Magical Pedagogy. The Magicians filmed its pilot in New Orleans, but featured UBC as Brakebills University in its second episode.
Source : yvrshoots.com & deadline.com