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The CW Renews ‘Penn & Teller: Fool Us’, ‘Masters of Illusion’, ‘World’s Funniest Animals’

Ramo, Alegria and Alyson Hannigan on The CW's 'Penn & Teller: Fool Us'
(Image credit: Scott Everett White/The CW)

The CW has renewed Penn & Teller: Fool Us, Masters of Illusion and World’s Funniest Animals for next season. 

Penn & Teller: Fool Us will hit season nine. The competition series celebrates magic and is hosted by Alyson Hannigan. Penn Jillette, Teller, Peter Adam Golden, Andrew Golder and Lincoln Hiatt executive produce Fool Us

Dean Cain hosts Masters of Illusion, which will be back for season nine. The series showcases “great escapes, fascinating sleight of hand and large scale illusions,” according to The CW. David McKenzie, Gay Blackstone, David Martin and Al Schwartz executive produce. 

World’s Funniest Animals comes back for season three. Elizabeth Stanton hosts the animals-caught-on-video show. David McKenzie, David Martin and Laura McKenzie executive produce. ■

Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.