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18 Aug

Masters of Illusion continues Week 7

Category: Media Magic   Posted by: C. DENNIS SCHICK

 Here’s a brief description of the episode airing this Friday, August 21, 2015:

“MASTERS OF ILLUSION” — (8:00-8:30 p.m. ET)
“Quick Change Duo, Box of Knives and Floating Beauty” (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)
 — Hosted by Dean Cain, “MASTERS OF ILLUSION” features amazing magic performed by cutting-edge illusionists, escape artists and performers displaying skills ranging from perplexing interactive mind magic to hilarious comedy routines — all in front of a studio audience.  Magicians featured in this episode include Jarrett and Raja, Farrell Dillon, Jonathan Pendragon, Sos and Victoria, Fielding West and John Gabriel.
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The roster of magicians appearing on the second season of MASTERS OF ILLUSION on The CW includes:
-      Ed Alonzo (Comedy Magician – The Misfit of Magic from Toluca Lake, CA)
-      Jason Andrews (Illusionist from Las Vegas, NV)
-      Les Arnold & Dazzle (Les Arnold and Alex Arnold, Comedy Magicians from Long Beach, CA)
-      Barry & Stuart (Barry Jones from Scotland and Stuart MacLeod of Garden Grove, CA, Comedy Magicians)
-      Mark Bennick (Illusionist from Las Vegas, NV)
-      Tom Burgoon (Comedy Magician from Kansas City, MO)
-      Nathan Burton (Illusionist from Las Vegas, NV)
-      Mike Caveney (Comedy Magician of Pasadena, CA)
-      Danny Cole (Sleight of Hand Magician from Beverly Hills, CA)
-      David & Leeman (David Blatter and Leeman Parker, Comedy Magicians from Hollywood, CA)
-      Farrell Dillon (Card Trick Magician from Boise, ID)
-      Greg Frewin (Exotic Animal and Origami Magician from Niagra Falls, Ontario, Canada)
-      Angela Funovits (Mentalist from Cleveland, OH)
-      Greg Gleason (Illusionist from Las Vegas, NV)
-      John Gabriel (Illusionist from Sante Fe Springs, CA)
-      Michael Grandinetti (Illusionist from Studio City, CA)
-      Michael Griffin (Escape Artist from Pittsburgh, PA)
-      Christopher Hart (Puzzle Magician from Sherman Oaks, CA)
-      Jarrett & Raja (Jarrett Parker and Raja Rahman, Grand Illusionists from Las Vegas, NV)
-      Chipper Lowell (Comedy Magician of Fullerton, CA)
-      Matt Marcy (Interactive Comedy Magician from Culver City, CA)
-      Circe Martinez (Dove Ace Magician from Las Vegas, NV)
-      Jeff McBride (Mask, Myth and Drama Fusion Illusionist from Las Vegas, NV)
-      Johnny Ace Palmer (Close-Up Magician from Huntington Beach, CA)
-      Jonathan Pendragon (Master of Imagination Illusionist from Toluca Lake, CA)
-      Piff The Magic Dragon and Mr. Piffles (John Vanderput and Mr. Piffles, The World’s First Performing Magic Chihuahua from Las Vegas, NV)
-      Naathan Phan (Comedy Magician from Orange, CA)
-      Aaron Radatz (Illusionist from Branson, MO)
-      Murray SawChuck (Comedy Magician from Las Vegas, NV)
-      John Shryock and Mari Lynn (Close-Up and Manipulation Magicians from Tucson, AZ)
-      Sos & Victoria (Sos and Victoria Petrosyan, Quick Change Artists from Altrip, Germany – Sos is originally from Yerevan, Armenia and Victoria is originally from Moscow, Russia)
-      Titou (Baptiste Molard, Illusionist Pasadena, CA)
-      Rick Thomas (Illusionist from Branson, MO)
-      Arthur Trace (The Artful Deceiver, Close-Up Magician from Sherman Oaks, CA)
-      Michael Turco (Illusionist from Valencia, CA)
-      Vixen (Cat LaCohie, Fire Performer and Glass Walking Magician from Hollywood, CA)
-      Fielding West (Comedy Magician from Las Vegas, NV)
-      Tommy Wind (Illusionist from Las Vegas, NV)                           

MASTERS OF ILLUSION is produced by Associated Television International with returning Executive Producers David McKenzie (“The 38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards,” “Marie”), Gay Blackstone (“The World Magic Awards” 2007-2009), David Martin (“The World Magic Awards” 2007-2009, “Marie”), and
Al Schwartz (“The 38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards,” “The Golden Globe Awards” 2013 and 2014, “The Gulf is Back”), along with Co-Executive Producers Justin Pierce (“The Rocky Saga: Going The Distance”) and Jim Romanovich (“Robert Earl’s Be My Guest”).

Associated Television International (ATI) is an Emmy Award-winning company that has been the world’s largest producer of magic for both stage and screen for over three decades.  ATI’s television series, specials and feature films have aired on all U.S. broadcast networks, major cable channels and with television partners all over the world.  Current series in production include:  “The Hollywood Christmas Parade,” “Masters of Illusion,” “Robert Earl’s Be My Guest,” and the Emmy Award-nominated “Laura McKenzie’s Traveler.  ATI has also been Emmy Award-nominated for its various television specials and series. For more information, please visit

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