The Voice has a few tricks up its sleeve in preparation for this week's live shows. Coach Cee Lo Green and his six remaining team members visited Hollywood's historic Magic Castle for a day of mentoring and rehearsal with world-famous magicians Penn and Teller. The contestants even learned a few industry secrets from the duo to enhance their upcoming live performances. Abracadabra!
Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage
Mark your calendars, Comic-Con attendees! Discovery Channel has announced it will bring two new shows and a returning favorite to Comic-Con International in San Diego this July.
Magician/comedian Penn Jillette and his partner, Teller, will host a panel for their new series Penn & Teller Tell a Lie, airing this fall on Discovery. On Thursday, July 21 from 7-8pm, audiences will get a first-hand account of this new Penn & Teller series in which the duo answer the world's biggest questions such as "Can you lift a 5,000 pound car with human hair?" and "Does cursing help with pain management?" However, at the end of each episode, one outrageous question will be revealed as a lie.
Penn (r.) and Teller
If you love a good — no, make that great — illusion and you missed any of Penn & Teller's previous TV projects (e.g. Penn & Teller Go Public and Penn & Teller's Bulls for example), NBC is offering a can't-miss opportunity to see what the acclaimed magic duo has up their sleeves in the brand-new — and filmed entirely underwater! — two-hour special, Penn & Teller: Off the Deep End, airing Nov. 13 at 7 pm/ET.
What on earth led the performers to take their act straight off a pier and into the drink? "Probably a lack of sleep when we were [appearing] on Broadway," Penn quips. "Teller and I have always had this love-hate relationship with magic, where we grew as kids absolutely loving it but then, by the time we got good enough to earn a living at it, it got to be kind of old hat. A lot of it had bee