Tag: John McNamara

The Magicians: Twenty Blank Pages!

The penultimate episode of The Magicians: Season Two (Syfy, Wednesdays, 10/9C) finds Eliot banished from Fillory; Quentin and Julia have broken Alice’s shade out of Underworld; Josh found himself high-fiving an Eliot who was suddenly not there); King Idri and a good many Fillorians are rats, and Senator Gaines has reached his limit with his […]

NBC Renews Aquarius!

The David Duchovny sixties drama Aquarius has been given a second order by NBC. The series was the subject of a programming experiment by NBC – after the series premiere aired on the network, the full thirteen-episode season was made available online for one month. Between those who binge-watched the entire series online and those who […]

Magically Modern Trailer: The Magicians!

Syfy’s The Magicians, based on Lev Grossman’s The Magicians Trilogy, has released a pretty cool trailer. Set in the present, the story follows Quentin Coldwater who discovers and enrolls in the secret Brakebills College for Magical Pedagogy in upstate New York. Check out that pretty cool trailer after the jump. Season one of The Magicians […]

Abracadabra! The Magicians Ordered By Syfy!

Syfy has announced a big one. The network has greenlit The Magicians, a modern epic fantasy based on the trilogy of novels by Lev Grossman. The series stars Jason Ralph (above) as Quentin Coldwater, a graduate student who enrolls in  Brakebills College for Magical Pedagogy and, along with his classmates, discovers the magic they’re talking about – the […]

Syfy Greenlights The Magicians Pilot!

Syfy is attempting something that one of the Big Four couldn’t do – adapt Lev Grossman’s best selling fantasy The Magicians for TV. Prime Suspect’s John McNamara will write the script with Supernatural’s Sera Gamble. The one-hour drama series would follow a group of twentysomethings who, while studying magic in New York City, discover that […]