Genres: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Status: Canceled
Station: Syfy
Latest Episode: 4/1/2020
Created by: John McNamara, Sera Gamble
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The American fantasy television series The Magicians is based on the eponymous novel by Lev Grossman.



"The Magicians Canceled Syfy Series Not Returning for Season 6"

If you're a fan of the enchanting and fantastical TV series, "The Magicians," we have some bittersweet news for you. Sadly, the Syfy network has made the difficult decision to cancel the show, and it will not be returning for a sixth season. While this may come as a disappointment to many devoted fans, let's take a moment to celebrate the incredible journey that "The Magicians" has taken us on and reflect on the impact it has had on the world of television and its dedicated audience.

Adieu to a World of Magic and Mystery

"The Magicians" has been an extraordinary series that effortlessly combines elements of fantasy, magic, drama, and even humor. Based on Lev Grossman's bestselling novels, this show has captivated audiences with its intricate storytelling, complex characters, and breathtaking visual effects. For five seasons, we followed a group of brilliant and talented young magicians as they navigated the magical world of Brakebills University and the mystical land of Fillory. Along the way, they faced extraordinary challenges, battled dark forces, and embarked on life-altering quests.

A Trailblazer in Fantasy TV

"The Magicians" has undeniably left a lasting impact on the world of television, particularly in the realm of fantasy. It has proven that magic and surrealism can coexist beautifully with compelling storytelling and character development. The show has pushed boundaries and fearlessly explored mature themes, making it stand out among its peers. Its rich and diverse cast has brought representation and inclusivity to the forefront, making "The Magicians" a trailblazer in the industry.


While the news of "The Magicians" not returning for a sixth season may be disheartening, let's not forget the incredible journey we've had the privilege to embark on. This series has brought magic into our lives, captivating us with its enchanting storytelling, engaging characters, and dazzling visuals. As we bid farewell to this world of mystery and wonder, let's celebrate the impact it has had, and the inspiration it will continue to provide for future fantasy shows. Remember, the magic doesn't end here—it lives on in the hearts of fans who will forever hold "The Magicians" dear.


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Name Air Dates
Fillory and Further Apr 1, 2020

Christmas comes early.

The Balls Mar 25, 2020

Margo sees a purse she hates. Alice writes a letter. We couldn't get Prince.

Be the Hyman Mar 18, 2020

Slap fight! Josh eats a pickle. Dreams are weird.

Purgatory Mar 11, 2020

Josh is trapped in the Taker Land. Penny and Plum are trapped in their room out of time by Eliphus. Eliot and Julia, with her accelerated pregnancy are trapped in a magic proof prison cell.

Cello Squirrel Daffodil Mar 4, 2020

Penny and Plum travel, not only through space, but time. The not-dead Dark King uses Eliot's body to reassure a long lost love he's not been forgotten. Margo enlists the inept Gordy the Vet to rid Plover of the Tongue Twister curse. Alice and Kady use a Poison room spellbook to consider creating a new Moon.

Garden Variety Homicide Feb 26, 2020

Margo and Eliot do a freaky friday in an attempt to assassinate the Dark King...despite some misgivings from Eliot. Alice and Hamish find out the importance of Quentin's unfinished plant drawing in the whole giant scheme of things. A bunny gives troubling advice to Julia, then Fen offers some advice.

Acting Dean Feb 19, 2020

Penny23 is elected Acting Dean of Brakebills and that prompts Julia and him to attempt to summon Dean Fogg. What they get is more problems. Alice meets new Botany Professor Hamish Bax. Back in FIllory, High King Margo's attempts to engage with the fairies don't initially pan out as the Dark King's forces come looking for Gold.

Oops!... I Did It Again Feb 12, 2020

Margo and Eliot have a bad day. Eliot has a bad day.

Apocalypse? Now?! Feb 12, 2020

Kady punches a dude; Margo misses cocaine.

Magicians Anonymous Feb 5, 2020

Julia is faced with a choice from would be Rock Star/goddess of melody Clarion - save the world or save Penny? The highly articulate Visigoths attack the library forcing Alice and Zelda to make a run for it and indirectly Zelda reveals just what its going to take to save the world. Margot and Eliot settle into their undercover roles close to the Dark King. Kady and Dean Fogg get high and travel to the etheric realm to attempt to locate the missing Depository bulding.

The Mountain of Ghosts Jan 29, 2020

Eliot and Alice travel to the top of the Mountain of Ghosts and have a conversation about love and grief. They are aided by a mourning stranger. Josh and Fen learn some harsh truths about Margo. Julia and Penny face the question "Just how many times do you have to risk your life to save the world?". Investigating the continued magical surges they find sisters Zoe and Daniella, who have mixed responses in helping them.

The Wrath of the Time Bees Jan 22, 2020

Imprisoned Margo repeatedly tries to play with time and save Josh, Fen and her kingdom. Jane speaks bluntly to Eliot about Quentin's sacrifice. Kady's search for the stolen book depository is sidelined when she is attacked by a mindwiping ninja assassin. Penny23 tries to help. Alice attempts to resurrect Quentin but ends up with a 12 year old "Golem Quentin".

Do Something Crazy Jan 15, 2020

Penny and Julia go stargazing and Eliot and Margo forget a sandwich.

No Better to Be Safe Than Sorry Apr 17, 2019

Quentin and Josh get cake; Quentin reflects on his actions.

The Secret Sea Apr 10, 2019

Quentin yells at a plant; Margo stares at a fish.

The 4-1-1 Apr 3, 2019

The gang talks to a book; Tick threatens to drink some water.

All That Hard, Glossy Armor Mar 27, 2019

Margo hits her step count.

The Serpent Mar 20, 2019

Quentin eats a quesadilla; Kady and Zelda share a smoke.

Home Improvement Mar 13, 2019

Penny licks an egg; Alice is jealous of a flower.

The Side Effect Mar 6, 2019

Kady goes to the flea market. What's Zelda been up to? This one's about Fen, you guys.

A Timeline and Place Feb 27, 2019

Quentin and Julia play Pictionary; Margo drinks some weird milk.

Escape from the Happy Place Feb 20, 2019

Alice and Quentin confront a dog; there are some flashbacks.

Marry, Fuck, Kill Feb 13, 2019

Josh gives Margo a muffin; Julia drinks schnapps.

The Bad News Bear Feb 6, 2019

Kady gets a puppy; Quentin meets a snake.

Lost, Found, F...ed Jan 30, 2019

Dean Fogg gets a new suit.

A Flock of Lost Birds Jan 23, 2019

Brian takes a friend out for ice cream. Sam is one week away from retirement.

Will You Play with Me? Apr 4, 2018

The group finds what they're looking for and attempt once and for all to get magic back.

The Fillorian Candidate Mar 28, 2018

The political situation in Fillory comes to a head. Julia makes amends and Alice makes a confession.

Twenty-Three Mar 21, 2018

The group strategizes as Josh and Julia travel to a familiar place and are given a chance to help.

The Art of the Deal Mar 14, 2018

Quentin and Alice search the castle for an important object while Julia and Fen work with an enemy.

All That Josh Mar 7, 2018

Quentin, Kady and Alice try to convince an old friend to return home.

Six Short Stories about Magic Feb 28, 2018

Julia and Fen investigate a dangerous group of Magicians as Eliot and Margo's reign is challenged.

Poached Eggs Feb 21, 2018

Margo makes a bold stand against the Fairy Queen. Quentin and Penny try to retrieve a lost item.

Do You Like Teeth? Feb 14, 2018

Quentin faces his most formidable foe yet as Julia helps Alice with a dangerous endeavor.

A Life in the Day Feb 7, 2018

Julia helps Alice navigate a personal crisis as Quentin and Eliot go on an adventure.

Be the Penny Jan 31, 2018

As Eliot is hunted, Quentin and Julia discover a powerful secret tied to the history of Brakebills.

The Losses of Magic Jan 24, 2018

Alice and Quentin visit her parents; Kady and Julia explore new methods to heal Penny.

Heroes and Morons Jan 17, 2018

Eliot travels to a faraway place in search of a special object; Alice runs from a monster; Quentin, Kady and Josh continue the desperate search for magic; Penny's condition worsens.

The Tale of the Seven Keys Jan 10, 2018

Quentin tries to find someone who can bring magic back; Julia explores her small, but significant gift; Eliot and Margo struggle under the hostile fairy occupation; Kady searches for a way to heal Penny.

We Have Brought You Little Cakes Apr 19, 2017

Quentin, Eliot, Julia and Margo enact a risky plan to protect Fillory; Penny questions fate, and Kady makes a deal to help him.

Ramifications Apr 12, 2017

Julia, Kady and Penny each make sacrifices to finally face Reynard; Quentin and Eliot learn a disturbing truth about Fillory.

The Rattening Apr 5, 2017

Quentin and Julia undertake a difficult journey; Eliot faces mounting catastrophes in Fillory; Margo attempts to fix the bad deal she made; Penny finds a new ally.

The Girl Who Told Time Mar 29, 2017

Quentin helps Julia with her search; Eliot attempts to win over his people as Margo tries to keep a devastating secret; Penny and Kady become caught between two magical factions.

Lesser Evils Mar 22, 2017

Quentin nears what could be a dead end to his problem; Eliot risks his life for his kingdom, and Margo makes a costly bargain to protect him; Julia, Kady and Penny find a possible ally.

Word As Bond Mar 15, 2017

Margo feels the pressure of ruling; Julia's friends question her behavior; Quentin faces the repercussions of the deal he made; Penny finds a way to help Kady.

Plan B Mar 8, 2017

Julia and Kady enlist Quentin, Margo, Eliot and Penny for a magical heist.

The Cock Barrens Mar 1, 2017

Quentin strives to help a friend who is suffering; Eliot and Margo's negotiations take a shocking turn; Julia and Kady discover a possible key to stopping Reynard.

Cheat Day Feb 22, 2017

Quentin adjusts to his new life; Penny seeks help from an unexpected source; Eliot and Margo contend with the dangers of ruling; Julia and Kady discover another consequence of Reynard's attack.

The Flying Forest Feb 15, 2017

Quentin and Penny embark on a quest; Margo works on a way to help Eliot; Julia seeks an old friend's help.

Divine Elimination Feb 8, 2017

Quentin and friends prepare to face The Beast again; Julia conspires with The Beast and their new ally to lure and trap Reynard.

Hotel Spa Potions Feb 1, 2017

Quentin, Alice, Penny and Margo seek a new weapon; Eliot struggles with being king; Julia and The Beast find an unexpected ally.

Knight of Crowns Jan 25, 2017

In the aftermath of their clash with the Beast, Quentin and his friends scramble for a new plan. Meanwhile, Julia and the Beast strike a dangerous deal.

Have You Brought Me Little Cakes Apr 11, 2016

Quentin and Julia arrive in Fillory and try to catch up with the group, who are more than 70 years ahead of them, in the search for The Beast.

Thirty-Nine Graves Apr 4, 2016

The students wake up to vague memories and feelings of regret after a night of drinking. However, there's no time for talking about what did or didn't occur now that their lives depend on getting to the Netherlands as soon as possible

Remedial Battle Magic Mar 28, 2016

Quentin and the others learn battle magic and prepare for a showdown in Fillory; Julia and Kady take on a mission with the Free Traders.

Homecoming Mar 21, 2016

Penny travels to the world of The Neitherlands, and Quentin and Alice work together to save him; Julia joins an eclectic group of magicians.

The Writing Room Mar 14, 2016

When Alice and Quentin learn that Penny read the 6th Fillory novel, they make him tell the story. And it's a doozy.

The Strangled Heart Mar 7, 2016

Brakebills is thrown into chaos when Penny is violently attacked by someone who was considered a friend; at the same time, Quentin tries to find a connection to the Beast; and Julia considers giving up magic for good after entering a rehab facility.

The Mayakovsky Circumstances Feb 29, 2016

An uncompromising professor pushes boundaries both in magic and in the personal lives of his first-year students. Meanwhile, Julia must decide whether she's ready to accept help and what that means for her future as a Magician.

Impractical Applications Feb 22, 2016

The first-year students face something called 'The Trials,' a series of unconventional and emotional tests, which result in expulsion from Brakebills for those who fail.

Mendings, Major and Minor Feb 15, 2016

The students are distracted by personal issues when their focus should be on training for the upcoming Welter's Tournament.

The World in the Walls Feb 8, 2016

Quentin wakes up in a mental hospital and must set his panic aside to seek the help of the one person he least trusts. Meanwhile, Julia is hurt after her fallout with Quentin and commits to learning more powerful spells with the Hedge Witches

Consequences of Advanced Spellcasting Feb 1, 2016

Quentin and Julia have an unexpected, and somewhat volatile, reunion; Penny is overwhelmed by the power of his own psychic abilities; and Alice is willing to do anything to find out what happened to her missing brother.

The Source of Magic Jan 25, 2016

The Brakebills students struggle to deal with the aftermath of a catastrophe that befalls the university. Back in Brooklyn, Julia makes her first foray into the mysterious world of Hedge Witches.

Unauthorized Magic Dec 16, 2015

In the premiere of this drama adapted from Lev Grossman's book series, best friends Quentin and Julia are mysteriously recruited to take an entrance exam to Brakebills University, a secret institution for magical pedagogy.