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This winter Showcase enrolls in the enchanting Brakebills University with The Magicians, the new series based on Lev Grossman’s internationally acclaimed novels. An exclusive advance airing of The Magicians first episode follows the finale of Childhood’s End on December 16th. The full season of The Magicians begins Monday, January 25 with a two-episode series premiere at 9pm ET/PT.
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Filmed on location in Vancouver and based on Lev Grossman’s best-selling trilogy of novels, the new scripted fantasy drama takes viewers to Brakebills University, an elite, secret college specializing in magic.
Starring Jason Ralph (Quentin Coldwater), Stella Maeve (Julia), Olivia Taylor Dudley (Alice), HaleAppleman (Eliot), ArjunGupta (Penny), and SummerBishil (Margo), The Magicians centres on Quentin, a gifted grad student chosen to attend Brakebills University in upstate New York. He and his 20-something friends soon discover that the magical fantasy world they read about as children is all too real – and poses grave danger to humanity.
The season premiere airs January 25 at 9pm ET/PT and will be immediately followed at 10pm ET/PT by episode two. New episodes will air in the series’ regular timeslot on Mondays at9pm ET/PT on Showcase. Episodes will be available to watchthe next day on showcase.ca.