Season four of Merlin premieres on Space this Saturday

Season 4 of the medieval fantasy series Merlin premieres this Saturday, Jan. 7 at 8 p.m. ET, on Space.

The series follows the young wizard Merlin (Colin Morgan) as he discovers his gift of magic, working under the tutelage of court physician Gaius (Richard Wilson). Merlin must hide his developing skills as King Uther (Anthony Head) has banned magic in his kingdom, punishable by death.