Discovery Channel launches new show Deception With Keith Barry

New Delhi: Reading people, implanting thoughts, predicting behaviour and hacking into the subconscious may sound like science fiction. But one man does it – and will show how to do it as well. In Discovery Channel’s exciting new series, Deception With Keith Barry , the world-renowned mentalist Keith Barry delves into the mysteries of the mind, revealing how ordinary people can better harness their own abilities.

A four-part series, Deception With Keith Barry , will premiere on Discovery Channel as a marathon from 12 noon till 8pm on Sunday, February 19. The series will then air every Monday night at 9 pm starting February 20, 2012.

Commenting on the new series, Rahul Johri, Senior Vice President and General Manager, South Asia, Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific said, “Discovery Channel has always presented the most inimitable and thrilling content to its viewers. Deception with Keith Barry will take viewers on a real but an unimaginable journey. Discovery Channel is excited to bring a gifted personality like Keith to Indian television homes to provide our audiences with intriguing content.”

These skills have been set on the stage in Las Vegas, but rarely have they been applied to the real world. Could applying a few of Barry’s techniques affect a job or a relationship? In a variety of scenarios, from the everyday to the extreme – from the car salesroom to the dating scene – this four-part series looks at what would happen if one could actually read minds. From extracting a person’s thoughts through the transfer of electric shock to hypnotising a man into believing he is a beggar, Barry demonstrates his extraordinary powers while imparting some of the secrets behind his skills to viewers.

Barry is a mentalist, illusionist and expert in the field of deception with over 20 years of experience. Using his powers of perception and persuasion, along with expert commentary, Barry will show how these amazing skills can be utilized in the following episodes of Deception With Keith Barry :

Cops and Robbers
Mentalist Keith Barry has extraordinary powers. What if the police had those powers – to interrogate, to search, to size up a crime scene? In a dazzling series of mind experiments, Barry turns police work on its head.

Dating and Daring
Mentalist Keith Barry has extraordinary powers. What if you had those powers when you were dating? What if you could read the body language of the opposite sex? Or even read their mind? In a dazzling series of mind experiments, Keith Barry turns dating on its head.

Used Car Salesman
Mentalist Keith Barry has extraordinary powers. What if you had those skills when you were buying a car? Salesmen use all sorts of subtle techniques to make us pay the maximum. Now mentalist Keith Barry turns the table on the salesmen, in a dazzling series of mind experiments, and shows what really happens when we buy and sell.

Black Ops
Mentalist Keith Barry has extraordinary powers. Now he turns his attentions to the Cold War. The CIA spent millions of dollars studying mind control in order to defeat Soviet Union spies. But did they ever succeed? In a dazzling series of mind experiments, Keith attempts mass hypnosis, programmes ordinary people to be spies and creates a sleeper agent.

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