World-renowned illusionist Criss Angel presents a new reality competition show called Criss Angel’s Magic With The Stars, and all the details have been released. Criss, who was born Christopher Nicholas Sarantakos, is a magician, illusionist, and musician. He is best known for starring in the television and stage show Criss Angel Mindfreak. Criss is widely considered to be the greatest magician in history. He was named Magician of the Century in 2010 by the International Magicians Society. In addition to his amazing career as an illusionist, Criss was the lead singer for the industrial band Angeldust, with whom he released five albums. He is also an author who wrote the book Mindfreak: Secret Revelations.
Now Criss will star in the new CW reality show Criss Angel’s Magic With The Stars. Comedian and actor Eddie Griffin will host the alternative competition series from the AMYSTIKA stage in the Criss Angel Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino Las Vegas. The show features a star-studded line-up of celebrities who will learn and perform magic tricks. In a CW press release, new details about Criss Angel’s Magic With The Stars were revealed.
Criss Angel’s Magic With The Stars Format
Every episode of Criss Angel’s Magic With The Stars will feature two celebrities who will train with Criss. They will “learn his award-winning, revolutionary magic to compete and create a mind-blowing series of magic performances.” The contestants must try to master three major categories of magic, which they will perform in front of a panel of three judges. In each episode, the highest-scoring celebrity will win the Golden Wand.
Criss Angel’s Magic With The Stars Judges
In addition to teaching the stars, Criss will serve as one of the judges on Magic With The Stars. He will be joined by Emmy Award-winning television host and comedian Loni Love. Master magician Lance Burton will also be a member of the judge’s panel.
Criss Angel’s Magic With The Stars’ Celebrity Competitors
Criss Angel’s Magic With The Stars will feature celebrities from the world of television, film, music, and sports. Some actors include Brec Bassinger, Michael Ian Black, Corbin Bleu, Miles Brown, Matt Walsh, and Frankie Muniz. The series will also include some reality TV personalities, such as Cynthia Bailey, The Real Housewives of Atlanta alum, and choreographer Maksim Chmerkovskiy from Dancing With The Stars. Stars from the music world include Flavor Flav, Debbie Gibson, Ginuwine, Omarion, Donny Osmond, and Jeff Timmons. The athletes who will appear are Randy Couture, Frank Mir, Vernon Davis, Lolo Jones, and Olympic figure skaters Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski.
How To Watch Criss Angel’s Magic With The Stars
Criss Angel’s Magic With The Stars, which premieres on The CW on Saturday, October 22 at 8 p.m EST, is an intriguing departure from other celebrity competition shows. While other similar competition series ask the celebrities to compete in physical challenges, dance numbers, or singing routines, performing magic acts is most likely something that many of them have never attempted. With Criss at the helm, this new reality show is sure to be magic.
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Source: CW Press Release