ADVISORY, Jan. 21, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq:CMCSA) (Nasdaq:CMCSK) and Syfy, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square to celebrate the premiere of new fantasy series “The Magicians.” Based upon Lev Grossman's best-selling books, “The Magicians” centers around Brakebills University, a secret institution specializing in magic. The first episode of this new show is scheduled to air on Monday, January 25.
In honor of the occasion, Dave Howe, President of Syfy, Jason Ralph, star of “The Magicians,” will ring the Opening Bell.
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Friday, January 22, 2016 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET
Syfy Media Contact:
Maureen Granados (NBCUniversal, Syfy)
Stephen Cox (NBCUniversal)
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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Syfy is a media destination for imagination-based entertainment. With year round acclaimed original series, events, blockbuster movies, classic science fiction and fantasy programming, a dynamic Web site (www.Syfy.com), and a portfolio of adjacent business (Syfy Ventures), Syfy is a passport to limitless possibilities. Originally launched in 1992 as SCI FI Channel, and currently in 96 million homes, Syfy is a network of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation. (Syfy. Imagine Greater.)
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