Wild Things: Siegfried & Roy

Wild Things: Siegfried & Roy

Over the course of nearly half a century, Siegfried & Roy performed 30,000 shows for 50 million people and generated well over $1 billion in ticket sales. Although the German-born illusionists and pop culture icons were mega-famous, much about their private lives, eccentric public personae, and tragic final show remained shrouded in mystery…until now. Emmy®-winning filmmaker and journalist Steven Leckart, in his very first podcast, takes you behind the velvet curtain to reveal shocking moments, surprising details, and hidden truths about two men who were lionized by millions of fans, lampooned by the media, criticized by animal welfare advocates, and endlessly scrutinized by the public.

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December 16, 2021 2 min

Journey beyond the spotlight to explore what is true about Siegfried & Roy–and what is merely an illusion. 

Wild Things: Siegfried & Roy is an Apple Original podcast, produced by AT WILL MEDIA. Listen and follow on Apple Podcasts.

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A white tiger attacks Roy Horn of Siegfried & Roy in front of a live audience. As the famous magician fights for his life, hundreds of fans, friends, and the media rush to the hospital. 

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January 12, 2022 38 min

While Roy remains in critical condition, the USDA launches an official inquiry into the tiger attack. An investigator for the agency pursues an elusive videotape of the incident. 

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January 19, 2022 41 min

It’s the ’80s and Siegfried & Roy are quickly becoming the hottest act on the Las Vegas Strip. But as the duo rise to fame, the public and the media scrutinize their private lives.

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January 26, 2022 36 min

Days after the 2003 tiger attack, Siegfried and his manager share perplexing claims about the incident. Meanwhile, the Las Vegas police investigate whether the tiger was actually provoked by someone with a vendetta. 

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February 2, 2022 30 min

There’s been a shooting at Siegfried & Roy’s palatial Las Vegas estate–with a surprising suspect. Back on the Strip, the USDA’s investigation into the tiger attack reaches a critical turning point. 

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February 9, 2022 50 min

The thorny history between Siegfried & Roy’s producers and the USDA sheds light on the struggle to obtain video evidence of the infamous tiger attack.


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February 16, 2022 50 min

For years, Siegfried & Roy claim their animals haven’t been involved in any other attacks. But the truth is shocking, even to people who knew the magicians. 


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February 23, 2022 61 min

In the series finale, new allegations complicate the question of why Roy’s tiger attacked him. After Siegfried & Roy retire, the spotlight fades—but their legacy endures.

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