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Syfy Renews Drama ‘The Magicians’ for Season Two

The Current Season to Conclude in April

Syfy has picked-up scripted drama “The Magicians” for a second season, with an order for 13 new episodes in 2017. Debuting on Dec. 16, 2015 and based on the novels of the same name by Lev Grossman, “The Magician” follows a man named Quentin Coldwater Quentin Coldwater (Jason Ralph) who enrolls at Brakebills College for Magical Pedagogy to be trained as a magician and discovers that the magical world from his favorite childhood books is real and poses a danger to humanity.

From Universal Cable Television, “The Magicians” is executive produced by John McNamara (“Aquarius”), Sera Gamble (“Supernatural”), Henry Alonso Myers (“Covert Affairs”) and Groundswell Productions’ Michael London and Janice Williams (“Milk”).

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of weekly column “Mr. Television” for Campaign US ( Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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