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Alas, there are no Hogwarts grads on Syfy's latest, but the competition does crib elements from other series. Wars' contestants, up-and-coming magicians, must create tricks with preassigned props à la Chopped . They're then pitted against masters (sorry, wizards) in the field, just like on Iron Chef, and judged by a panel of experts, much like on...everything. When the focus is on the magic, Wars can be spellbinding when it's not, irksome questions arise. (How long do they really get to design these elaborate tricks?) Unfortunately, no one pulls the answers out of a hat. B
Muir replaces Diane Sawyer. Somewhere, Ron Burgundy weeps.
Featuring Alia Shawkat as Frances Cleveland, Courteney Cox as Edith Wilson, and Casey Wilson as Dolley Madison. What's the plural of FLOTUS?