SYFY’S WIZARD WARS SETS NEW SERIES RECORDS DURING JANUARY 29 RETURN

SYFY’S WIZARD WARS SETS NEW SERIES RECORDS DURING JANUARY 29 RETURN

NEW YORK – February 3, 2015 – Syfy’s Wizard Wars set new series records during its Thursday, January 29 return, transfixing 1.68 million total viewers along with 714K Adults 18-49 and 782K Adults 25-54 based on L+3 data. Versus its series premiere on August 19, 2014,Wizard Wars increased 36 percent in total viewers, 13 percent among viewers 18-49 and 18 percent among viewers 25-54. 

Wizard Wars, which airs Thursdays at 10PM (ET/PT), ranked as a top 10 cable program in its 10-11PM time period among Adults 18-49, Adults 25-54 and total viewers.

The magic competition series challenges bright and innovative young magicians to impress judges Penn & Teller with mind-blowing, original magic using only a random assortment of everyday objects.  Wizard Wars continues with an all-new episode this Thursday, February 5 at 10PM (ET/PT).  The episode, “Silly Rabbits,” features two pre-existing teams of contestants hailing from Las Vegas, NV – Jarrett Parker and Raja Rahman against the husband and wife duo of Kyle and Mistie Knight. They must create original magic using everyday props including luggage, a cape and a white rabbit.  Will their years of chemistry be enough to hold against the might of the Wizards?

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