Spencer Horsman would feel right at home in a studio apartment

Spencer Horsman would feel right at home in a studio apartment (NBC / BALTIMORE SUN / May 2, 2012)

For most of us, getting out of a tight situation means pulling the car out of a Canton parking spot or wriggling out of a size 2 dress. 

But Baltimore magician Spencer Horsman often quite literally finds himself in a bind.

Horsman be featured in the show "Masters of Illusion" on the CW in August, according to a news release.

The 27-year-old will escape from "the flaming jaws of death" and will emerge from shackles and an underwater tank in episodes 1 and 3 of the show, which will air on Friday evenings.

Horsman grew up in show business.   His parents are former Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus clowns and he has been performing magic tricks since the age of 4.

He has performed on many TV shows, including The Late Show with David Letterman, but is most often performs at his family's Federal Hill bar, Illusions Bar and Theater.