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David Blaine, left, with Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul on Blaine's ABC special "Real or Magic."

A war of wizards: Criss Angel and David Blaine duel with rival TV shows
Tue, Nov 19, 2013 (4:27 p.m.)
Tonight’s television is a true clash of the champions of conjuring, a sizzling showdown of sleight-of-hand sensations. Criss Angel and David Blaine make it a war of wizards in head-to-head magicians’ mayhem.
Criss Angel’s “Believe” on Spike TV.
Criss Angel’s intense focus is something to ‘Believe’
Thursday, November 7, 2013
Criss Angel has weathered a rough start, illness and injury to propel the success of "Believe" onstage at Luxor and, now, on TV.
Jay Farber, 29, a Las Vegas VIP Host from Santa Barbara, Calif., competes during the final table of the World Series of Poker $10,000 buy-in, no-limit Texas Hold 'Em tournament at the Rio on Monday, Nov. 4, 2013.
Strip Scribbles: 2013 WSOP, Celine Dion, Criss Angel and Shaquille O’Neal
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
At some point tonight, Las Vegas poker players Jay Farber and Ryan Riess will divide up nearly $13.5 million, but only one will walk away with the $500,000 2013 World Series of Poker bracelet.
Criss Angel, with Maestro and Nathan Burton, celebrates the fifth anniversary of his Cirque du Soleil show “Believe” at the Luxor on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, at a party at Rx Boiler Room in Mandalay Place.
Criss Angel celebrates fifth anniversary of ‘Believe’ at Luxor with show and after-party
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Criss Angel toasted to never missing one of his 2,100 performances during the first five years of his show. I joined artist Michael Godard and actress beauty Joan Severance backstage where Criss told me that his new series on Spike TV is a huge ratings winner.
Ashley Monroe, Angaleena Presley, Miranda Lambert, Shania Twain, Kelly Clarkson, Faith Hill and Reba McEntire backstage after Twain's "Still the One" at The Colosseum in Caesars Palace on Saturday, April 6, 2013.
Strip Scribbles: Kelly Clarkson tapes Christmas special at Venetian; hat trick for Shirley Chung on ‘Chef’?
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Christmas comes a little early this year on the Strip thanks to Kelly Clarkson. Her new — and first —Christmas album, “Wrapped in Red,” was released Tuesday in plenty of time for holiday shopping, but fans will get her first live performances from it tonight at the Venetian.
Guy Laliberte and Criss Angel arrive on the blue carpet for Cirque du Soleil's "One Night for One Drop" at Hyde Bellagio on Friday, March 22, 2013.
Criss Angel reflects on five years of ‘Believe’ and reveals new project ‘Wymzkal’
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Despite serious injuries and an around-the-clock work schedule, including two TV series, magician Criss Angel has never missed one of his more than 2,100 shows in the five years since he launched Cirque du Soleil’s “Believe” at the Luxor.
Criss Angel in Times Square in New York for his Spike TV series “Believe.”
Has Criss Angel gone too far in his attempt to raise the dead on Spike TV’s ‘Believe’?
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Criss’s incredible levitation of legendary NBA giant Shaquille O’Neal 60 feet above the ground lightens the Spike TV telecast, but Criss knows that he’s certain to face criticism, outrage and scrutiny for his off-kilter activity with a day-old cadaver.
Criss Angel’s “Believe” on Spike TV.
Criss Angel to undergo shoulder surgery and shutter ‘Believe’ at Luxor for three months
Sunday, October 27, 2013
Magician Criss Angel has to rely on brilliant surgeons with their own miracles to repair three seriously damaged shoulder tears, and as a result no amount of magic can keep his “Believe” show onstage at the Luxor for the first three months of the New Year.
Criss Angel in Times Square in New York for his Spike TV series “Believe.”
Tonight on TV: ‘Being: Mike Tyson’ finale, plus, a double dose of Criss Angel’s ‘Believe’
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Cameras show Mike Tyson’s nationwide one-man show tour ending but his journey starting as an entertainer performing standup with Jeff Ross at a Sunset Strip club in Hollywood.
Criss Angel launches at Bare Pool Lounge in the Mirage on Monday, Aug. 15, 2011.
Scary hanging stunt for Criss Angel in New York beats Houdini dramas
Thursday, October 10, 2013
It took 11 very scary minutes for “Believe” magician Criss Angel to free himself Wednesday night from two straitjackets while hanging upside down four stories above a jam-packed Times Square in New York.
Criss Angel prepares for his next feat of magic with his trainer, Olympic gold medalist Jordyn Wieber.
Q+A: Criss Angel’s new Spike TV series ‘Believe’ includes raising-the-dead episode
Wednesday, October 2, 2013
“We’ll show all the excitement, the drama and the challenges that go into making each of the 118 demonstrations that will be featured this season. It’s the hardest work of my career. I’ve never worked so hard in my life.”
Criss Angel's "Cement Grave" illusion at the Luxor on Saturday, July 13, 2013.
Criss Angel is buried alive in a ‘cement grave’ at Luxor for new Spike TV series
Tuesday, July 16, 2013
Luxor magician headliner Criss Angel attempted a miracle escape that not only has never been accomplished before but also cost the life of the ...
Criss Angel arrives by helicopter to perform and celebrate his 2,000th performance of "Believe" at the Luxor after shooting his new Spike TV series on Saturday, July 6, 2013.
Criss Angel’s 5th anniversary, 2,000 shows for ‘Believe’ at Luxor; plus, Spike TV launch
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
As magician Criss Angel prepares for his upcoming fifth anniversary of Cirque du Soleil’s “Believe” at the Luxor, he passed the 2,000-show ...
Guy Laliberte and Criss Angel arrive on the blue carpet for Cirque du Soleil's "One Night for One Drop" at Hyde Bellagio on Friday, March 22, 2013.
Strip Scribbles: Criss Angel, Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue models and ‘Fantasy’
Thursday, June 27, 2013
Spike TV today finally revealed the title of Criss Angel’s new magic series. It premieres Oct. 15 and features many of the illusions he’s filmed here ...
Criss Angel leaps across two separate steel beams five stories high inside Fashion Show Mall on the Las Vegas Strip, Saturday, June 15, 2013.
Criss Angel survives 'the most dangerous and frightening thing I’ve ever done in my life'
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
For 10 nail-biting minutes, several thousand people stood in total silence and watched magician Criss Angel inch his way, blindfolded, across two steel beams swaying 50 feet in the air. The "Mindfreak" star, who is shooting a new series of one-hour specials for Spike TV, was in full view of the audience members, who stopped shopping at the Fashion Show mall on the Strip.

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