He also starred in the television series Criss Angel Be LIEve on Spike TV, the reality-competition television show Phenomenon on NBC, and the 2014 stage show Criss Angel Magicjam.
Angel has been on primetime television for more hours than any other magician in history, between his television series and various specials on cable and network television.
But if they claim to be communicating with the dead, I don't care if they're from my hometown, I don't care if they're my family members: I'll expose them and tell them what they really are." In August 2002, Angel spent 24 hours shackled underwater in a phone booth-sized water torture cell near the WWE entertainment store in New York's Times Square, WWE corporation being the owners of the World Underground Theatre where Angel had been performing his stage show.known by the stage name Criss Angel, is an American magician, illusionist and musician.Angel began his career in New York City, before moving his base of operations to the Las Vegas Valley.Barker said of Angel in the mid-1990s that, "Criss Angel is extraordinary, a spectacular mix of visionary magic.This is the future, and it can’t come quickly enough." During that year, he collaborated with musician Klayton to form Angeldust, a show that combined magic with music.In 1995, Barker asked Angel to work with him on his film Lord of Illusions.He also later recorded the intro to Angel's album World of Illusion: System One.They released their first album Musical Conjurings from the World of Conjuring in 1998.Also that year, Angel performed a ten-minute show over the course of the "World of Illusion" conference in Madison Square Garden, performing sixty shows per day.He is known for starring in the television and stage show Criss Angel Mindfreak and his previous live performance illusion show Criss Angel Believe in collaboration with Cirque du Soleil at the Luxor casino in Las Vegas.The show generated 0 million in tourist revenue to Las Vegas in 2010, but has since been replaced by Mindfreak LIVE on (the show is partly produced by Cirque, however the directive rights are entirely with Criss Angel).