EDITOR’S NOTE: This release has been updated to include the new night and time for WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? which will also be moving to Wednesdays beginning July 13th.
PENN & TELLER: FOOL US Moves to New Premiere Date
Wednesday, July 13
June 22, 2016 (Burbank, CA) – The CW Network announced today a new premiere date for the return of PENN & TELLER: FOOL US, with new host Alyson Hannigan. The series will now premiere on Wednesday, July 13 (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT). In addition, original episodes of WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? also move to Wednesdays (original episodes at 9:00pm ET/PT followed by an encore episode at 9:30pm ET/PT) beginning July 13.
PENN & TELLER: FOOL US is a one-hour competition series celebrating magic and featuring the legendary duo Penn & Teller. On each episode of PENN & TELLER: FOOL US, aspiring magicians are invited to perform their best trick to try and fool the world-famous team of Penn & Teller. Anyone who succeeds wins the right to perform with Penn & Teller in their celebrated show at the Rio Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The live studio audience and the TV audience watch along with Penn & Teller as they try to figure out the secrets. Penn & Teller see the trick only once and have to immediately try to work it out. The live studio audience knows there are no camera tricks, secret edits or helpful camera cuts. This is all real magic.
Hosted by actress Alyson Hannigan (“How I Met Your Mother,” “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”), PENN & TELLER: FOOL US is created and produced by 117 PRODUCTIONS and September Films (part of DCD Media), with executive producers Penn Jillette, Teller, Peter Adam Golden and Andrew Golder.
The new season was originally announced to premiere on Monday, July 11.
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