Aug. 19 TV Picks: Series premiere of ‘Wizard Wars’
TV picks for Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, include “Wizard Wars” on Syfy, “Finding Carter” on MTV and “Perception” on TNT.
Tonight in Prime Time
Poof! it’s another magic show. This new competition series has teams of magicians create new illusions each week and then the winners take on “world-renowned wizards.” Hosted by Penn & Teller. Series premiere, 10 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19, on Syfy (seattletimes.com/tvlistings).
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Also on Tuesday
“MLB Baseball,” 4 p.m. (ROOT): Seattle Mariners at Philadelphia Phillies.
“Extreme Weight Loss,” 8 p.m. (ABC): Kenny, a former Marine weighing 410 pounds, and Christy, a 380-pound woman who serves as a caretaker for her ailing mother, turn to Chris for help getting in shape.
“Dick Cavett’s Watergate,” 8 p.m. (KCTS): Dick Cavett interviews nearly every major figure in the Watergate scandal from 1972-1974.
“Next Great Baker,” 9 p.m. (TLC): The top three teams remain, but only two will move on to Vegas; each team must create a masterpiece revolving around each judge’s specialty.
“Finding Carter,” 10 p.m. (MTV): After learning of Elizabeth’s affair, Carter and Taylor urge her to come clean; Carter has to determine if she can pull the family back together.
“Perception,” 10:01 p.m. (TNT): Donnie seeks Pierce’s help when he finds himself in a compromising situation; Pierce and Moretti struggle with fears and doubts as they try to solve a case; Pierce’s father assaults someone at the assisted-living facility.
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