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20 Sep

Masters of Illusion Season 4 Ends Friday

Category: Blog   Posted by: C. DENNIS SCHICK





            Hollywood, CA – MASTERS OF ILLUSION
, produced by Associated Television International and hostedby Dean Cain, will air it’s Season Four Finale on Friday, September 22, 2017 with two 30-minute episodes airing back to back at
8:00 p.m./7:00 p.m. Central.
This week’s episodes include:
“MASTERS OF ILLUSION” — (8:00-8:30 p.m. ET)
“Of Mice, Men and Kidd” (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:  Michael Gradinetti (The Mouse Magician), Nathaan Phan (Exploding Soda Can), Billy Kidd (Just A Little Needling), Chris Randall (Fastest Hands in the West), Eric Jones (Coins), Ed Alonzo (The Ultimate Rubik’s Challenge) and Jonathan Pendragon (The Metamorphosis).  (#413) Original airdate 9/22/2017
“MASTERS OF ILLUSION” — (8:30-9:00 p.m. ET)
“Old School with a Twist” (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)
Magicians featured in this episode include Michael Grandinetti (Pass Thru Propeller), Chris Korn (The Most Impressive Card Trick Ever), Jeff McBride (Amazing New Old School Close-Up), Barry and Stuart (Razor Sharp Wit), Draven (Floating Glass),
Kyle Marlett (Magic is Art), Bill Cook (Cell Phone Card Trick), Adam Wylie (Merging Rubber Bands) and Greg Gleason (Woman in Glass Dome).  (#411) (Encore Presentation)
           Dean Cain, host of Masters of Illusion, is an actor, producer and writer.  Cain also appears in the hit CW series, “Supergirl,” in which he plays the role of Supergirl’s adoptive father, Jeremiah Danvers.  Other upcoming projects include the films, “Baby Bulldog,” “The Incantation,” “A Parent’s Worst Nightmare” and “Gosnell:  America’s Biggest Serial Killer.”  His breakthrough performance as an actor was in the dual roles of Superman/Clark Kent in the television series “Lois & Clark:  The New Adventures of Superman.”
            The roster of award-winning magicians from around the world appearing in Season Four of Masters of Illusion is a virtual who’s who in the field of magic.

  • Adam Wylie (Los Angeles, CA) 
  • Barry and Stuart (Barry Jones and Stuart McLeod, Scotland) 
  • Bill Cook (Chicago, IL) 
  • Billy Kidd (London, UK) 
  • Chipper Lowell (Los Angeles, CA) 
  • Chris Korn (Los Angeles, CA) 
  • Chris Randall (Los Angeles, CA) 
  • Draven (Las Vegas, NV) 
  • Ed Alonzo (Los Angeles, CA) 
  • Eric Jones (Baltimore, MD) 
  • Farrell Dillon (Boise, ID) 
  • Greg Gleason (Las Vegas, NV) 
  • Jarrett & Raja (Jarrett Parker and Raja Rahman from Las Vegas, NV) 
  • Jason Bird (Las Vegas, NV) 
  • Jason Bishop (Blandon, PA) 
  • Jeff McBride (Las Vegas, NV) 
  • Jibrizy (Chicago, IL) 
  • Jonathan Pendragon (Vermont) 
  • Joshua Jay (New York, NY) 
  • Kyle Marlett (Las Vegas, NV) 
  • Leon Etienne (Utica, NY) 
  • Les Arnold & Dazzle (Les Arnold and Alex Arnold, Los Angeles, CA) 
  • Matt Marcy (Culver City, CA) 
  • Michael Grandinetti (Los Angeles, CA) 
  • Murray SawChuck (Las Vegas, NV) 
  • Naathan Phan (Los Angeles, CA) 
  • Nathan Burton (Las Vegas, NV) 
  • Neil Croswell (Montreal, Canada) 
  • R.J. Cantu (Las Vegas, NV) 
  • Scott Pepper (San Antonio, TX) 
  • Shawn Farquhar (Vancouver, Canada) 
  • Sos Petrosyan, Jr. (Altrip, Germany) 
  • Tigran Petrosyan (Altrip, Germany) 
  • Tommy Wind (Las Vegas, NV) 
  • Tony Chapek (Atlanta, GA) 
  • Xavier Mortimer (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)along with Co-Executive Producers Justin Pierce (“The Rocky Saga:  Going The Distance”) and Jim Romanovich (“From Rocky To Creed,” “The 38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards”).

         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

To view performance highlights of the September 22nd episode from 8:00 –
 8:30 p.m., please visit:  WEB VERSION:
FULL PRORES VERSION (downloadable):

To view performance highlights of the September 22nd episode from 8:30 –
 9:00 p.m., please visit:  FULL PRORES VERSION (downloadable):

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Media Contact for Associated Television International:
Steve Moyer, Steve Moyer Public Relations @ 818.784.7027;
Media Contact for The CW:
Judy Yam @ 818.977.1021;

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