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‘The Magicians’ to End on Syfy After Current Season

Show based on Lev Grossman’s novels will wrap with April’s Season 5 — and now series — finale

Syfy is ending “The Magicians” after its current fifth season.

The series based on Lev Grossman’s novels will air its series finale on April 1. The series centers on a group of friends as they discover their magical abilities and ward off evil creatures who threaten to destroy the magical world they’ve come to know.

“‘The Magicians’ has been a part of our Syfy family for five fantastic seasons. As we near the end of this journey, we want to thank John McNamara, Sera Gamble, Henry Alonso Myers, Lev Grossman, and our entire brilliant cast, crew, writers and directors for their beautiful creation. But most of all, we thank the fans for their tremendous support and passion. Because of you, magic will be in our hearts forever,” the network said in a statement.

“The Magicians” stars Stella Maeve, Olivia Taylor Dudley, Hale Appleman, Arjun Gupta, Summer Bishil, Rick Worthy, Jade Tailor, Brittany Curran and Trevor Einhorn. The series is executive produced by John McNamara, Sera Gamble, Henry Alonso Myers, Chris Fisher and Groundswell Productions’ Michael London and Janice Williams.

Syfy has upcoming a new “Chucky” TV series from the original creators of the horror franchise and last week ordered an adaptation based on George A. Romero’s “Day of the Dead.”

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