LOS ANGELES, Calif. (October 8, 2007) — An intriguing and mystifying meeting of the minds takes place on live television when famed mentalist Uri Geller and world-renowned mystifier Criss Angel conduct an intensive search for the next great mentalist on “Phenomenon.”
The mystifying live show, hosted by Access Hollywood’s Tim Vincent, is based on a successful Israeli version judged and monitored by Geller, which achieved a historical record-breaking viewing audience.
The series showcases 10 carefully selected mentalists who will compete live against one another each week by demonstrating a wide spectrum of mystifying talents on a panel of celebrity guests who experience the spellbinding illusions along with the studio audience.
Together, Geller and Angel will assess the contestant’s talents each week and offer their unfiltered opinions. Ultimately, the fate of the winner is in the hands of the viewers at home, who will vote to determine which competing mentalist will receive the grand prize of $250,000 and become the next great mentalist.
“Phenomenon” debuts October 24 on NBC.