Here’s all the latest press releases from various cable TV channels about their upcoming lineups at San Diego Comic Con. With more movies skipping the fest this year, it just leaves more room for TV! There’s quite a lot to choose from.
THE NEW TV LAND COMES TO COMIC–CON ON THURSDAY, JULY 9TH
WHAT: Join the casts and creative minds behind the new TV Land and its upcoming shows – “The Jim Gaffigan Show,”“Impastor” and “Teachers” – for mini-panels, a mock table read and exclusive sneak peeks into each series. “The Jim Gaffigan Show” and “Impastor” premiere Wednesday, July 15th at 10pm and 10:30pm ET/PT, and “Teachers” will debut on TV Land in January 2016.
Michael Ian Black (Cast, “The Jim Gaffigan Show”)
Michael Rosenbaum and Sara Rue (Cast, “Impastor”)
The Katydids (Cast and creators, “Teachers”): Caitlin Barlow, Katy Colloton, Cate Freedman, Kate Lambert, Katie O’Brien and Kathryn Renée Thomas
Jay Martel and Ian Roberts (Executive Producers and Showrunners, “Teachers”)
Alison Brie (Executive Producer, “Teachers”)
WHEN: Thursday, July 9th, 2pm-3pm PT
WHERE: The Hilton San Diego Bayfront, Indigo Ballroom, 1 Park Blvd., San Diego, CA 92101
TNT to Sail into Comic-Con with The Last Ship and Falling Skies
Panels and Activations to Celebrate Season 2 of Blockbuster Hit The Last Ship and Final Season of Epic Drama Falling Skies
TNT is bringing the explosive dramas The Last Ship and Falling Skies to Comic-Con International: San Diego 2015. TNT’s presence at the annual gathering will include all-star panels for both series, plus an Oculus Rift virtual reality experience that puts fans of The Last Ship in the middle of the action. Among the many stars set to participate are The Last Ship‘s Eric Dane, Rhona Mitra, Adam Baldwin, Travis Van Winkle, Jocko Sims and Marissa Neitling, along with Falling Skies‘ Noah Wyle, Moon Bloodgood, Will Patton, Drew Roy, Sarah Carter, Connor Jessup, Colin Cunningham and Doug Jones. Also participating are The Last Ship executive producer Hank Steinberg and Falling Skies co-executive producer Olatunde Osunsanmi.
Below is a rundown of TNT’s events at Comic-Con International: San Diego 2015.
The Last Ship
In honor of The Last Ship‘s second season – which is currently airing Sundays at 9 p.m. (ET/PT) and available across all of TNT’s on-demand platforms – the network is giving fans at Comic-Con the chance to dive into the show through The Last Ship Oculus Rift Experience. As part of this immersive activation, each participant will use an Oculus Rift headset to be transported into The Last Ship‘s fictional universe, where they must board a cargo ship taken over by the Immunes (immune survivors of the deadly plague that has nearly destroyed the entire population of the planet) and retrieve the last remnants of the primordial strain.
Also at Comic-Con, TNT will present a panel featuring The Last Ship stars Eric Dane, Rhona Mitra, Adam Baldwin, Travis Van Winkle, Jocko Sims and Marissa Neitling, as well as series executive producer Hank Steinberg. The session will include Q&A from the audience and exclusive video clips previewing what’s to come during the rest of the second season.
The Last Ship Oculus Rift Experience
Preview Night, Wednesday, July 8: 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Thursday, July 9 – Sunday, July 12: 9:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
The Last Ship Comic-Con Booth
San Diego Convention Center: Booth #3629
The Last Ship Panel
Thursday, July 9, 1:45-2:45 p.m.
San Diego Convention Center: Room 6A
Panel: Eric Dane, Rhona Mitra, Adam Baldwin, Travis Van Winkle, Jocko Sims, Marissa Neitling and executive producer Hank Steinberg
Moderated by Entertainment Weekly‘s James Hibberd
This summer, TNT’s Falling Skies will wrap up its epic tale with a spectacular final season, slated to launch Sunday, June 28, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT). In honor of the show’s last season, TNT will present a panel featuring series stars Noah Wyle, Moon Bloodgood, Will Patton, Drew Roy, Sarah Carter, Connor Jessup, Colin Cunningham and Doug Jones, as well as co-executive producer Olatunde Osunsanmi. The session, which will be held in one of Comic-Con’s largest ballrooms, will include Q&A from the audience and sneak-peek video clips previewing the last season of this extraordinary series.
Falling Skies Panel
Friday, July 10, 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
San Diego Convention Center: Ballroom 20
Panel: Noah Wyle, Moon Bloodgood, Will Patton, Drew Roy, Sarah Carter, Connor Jessup, Colin Cunningham, Doug Jones and co-executive producer Olatunde Osunsanmi
Moderated by Entertainment Weekly‘s Darren Franich
TV GUIDE MAGAZINE YACHT CELEBRATES ITS FIFTH YEAR AT SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON® INTERNATIONAL 2015
SISTER SITE TVINSIDER.COM TO COHOST
Casts from top shows scheduled to attend
Sponsors include Nintendo, Nook by Barnes & Noble, Icelandic Glacial™, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, 90+ Cellars, Sapporo, IKEA, Dylan’s Candy Bar
(New York, NY) –TV Guide Magazine, America’s authority on all things television, is celebrating five years on board theTVGM YACHT, in port at the San Diego Harbor during San Diego Comic-Con® International 2015.
This year’s festivities will introduce sister site and co-host TV Insider (www.tvinsider.com), TVGM’s recently launched digital property, to the yacht. The TVGM party returns to The California Princess, a 115-foot vessel from the Flagship Cruises and Events fleet, which will be docked at the Fifth Avenue Marina directly behind the San Diego Convention Center (July 9–11).
This represents the fifth year the TVGM Yacht has provided an exclusive VIP event for casts of the hottest shows on television, anchoring itself as the go-to destination for TV talent at Comic-Con. Invite-only guests will be offered a unique experience from sponsors including Nintendo, now in its third year on board; Nook by Barnes and Noble, IKEA, Icelandic Glacial™, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, 90+ Cellars, Sapporo and Dylan’s Candy Bar.
The TVGM Yacht also features a full video and photography studio, where exclusive interviews are conducted and portraits are shot for use on both TV Guide Magazine and TV Insider.
Past guests on the TVGM Yacht include the casts of Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Arrow, Gotham, The Vampire Dairies, Homeland, Supernatural, Teen Wolf, Grimm and The Flash.
“Television stars, producers and executives have made our yacht one of the most popular spots at Comic-Con since we started docking at the marina five years ago. It’s an oasis for them in what is typically a busy and hectic weekend, and with our sister site TV Insider on board, we look forward to hosting more TV talent than ever,” Chief Content OfficerMichael Schneider said.
TV Guide Magazine has a long-standing relationship with SDCC, having hosted its first panel in 2007. TVGM has created two signature panels for 2015, including the annual all-star Fan Favorites, wholly curated by TV Guide Magazine and TV Insider editors, and a farewell celebration for Phineas and Ferb, created in conjunction with Disney Channel.
TV Guide Magazine Fan Favorites (Saturday, July 11, 11 a.m., Ballroom 20)
TV Guide Magazine brings the screams to San Diego again for its annual all-star, must-see panel. Moderated by senior writer Damian Holbrook, Fan Favorites features stars from TV’s hottest shows for a lively discussion filled with behind-the-scenes scoop. Panelists (subject to change) include David Anders (iZombie), Yvette Nicole Brown (The Odd Couple), Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs), Norman Reedus (The Walking Dead), Eliza Taylor (The 100), Ming-Na Wen (Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.), Maisie Williams (Game of Thrones) and others.
The Last Day of Summer: TV Guide Magazine’s Farewell to Phineas and Ferb (Sunday, July 12, 10 a.m., Room 6BCF)
Hey Ferb, I know what we’re going to do today! After more than 200 best days ever, the ride’s over for Phineas and Ferb and their pals (not to mention Perry the Platypus and archnemesis Dr. Heinz Doofenshmirtz). For a final trip to the Tri-State Area, TV Guide Magazine chief content officer Michael Schneider
In addition to the signature panels, TVGM editors will be moderating several panels throughout the convention, including: Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! (Syfy), Supergirl (CBS/Warner Bros. TV), The Muppets (ABC), Seth MacFarlane Animation Block: Family Guy/American Dad/Bordertown (20th Century Fox TV), Minority Report (Fox), Damien (A&E), Lucifer (Fox), The Shannara Chronicles (MTV), DC Entertainment: Page to Screen (DC Comics), Colony (USA), The Awesomes (Hulu) and more. For a full schedule, please visit facebook.com/TVGuideMagazine or TVInsider.com.
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WOLVES, KILLERS AND ELVES, OH MY!
MTV TO INVADE SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON WITH THE RETURN OF “TEEN WOLF” AND CONVENTION DEBUTS OF “SCREAM: THE TV SERIES” AND HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED SERIES “THE SHANNARA CHRONICLES”
Tyler Posey, Dylan O’Brien, Bella Thorne, John Rhys Davies, Austin Butler and More Set to Attend
Writer/Director/Actor Kevin Smith to Moderate “Teen Wolf” Panel on Thursday, July 9
Santa Monica, CA (June 25, 2015) – MTV will take San Diego Comic-Con by storm with the return of Comic-Con favorite and hit drama series “Teen Wolf” for the sixth time and convention debuts of highly-anticipated shows “Scream: The TV Series” and “The Shannara Chronicles.”
For the first time in network history, MTV will be on-the-ground with its own branded booth, giving fans an all-new interactive experience when they hit the floor of the San Diego Convention Center. Fans will be treated to exclusive swag and the opportunity to meet and get autographs from a slew of MTV talent set to stop by.
In addition, MTV will once again sponsor the SDCC wi-fi. Attendees can log on to the site for a full schedule of MTV events.
Below is the schedule of panels and press rooms. The signing schedule for the MTV booth will be announced via the wi-fi splash page.
Thursday, July 9
“Teen Wolf” 5:00 – 6:00 PM
Famed Director/Writer and Actor Kevin Smith will moderate the panel discussion and fan Q & A with cast members Tyler Posey, Dylan O’Brien, Holland Roden, Shelley Hennig, Dylan Sprayberry, Cody Christian and Executive Producer Jeff Davis as they discuss the current season and share an all new Comic-Con exclusive trailer.
Location: Ballroom 20
“MTV Fandom Fest” and “Fandom Awards” 7:00 – 10:45 PM
Tyler Posey (“Teen Wolf”) and Bella Thorne (“Scream”) will host the second annual “MTV Fandom Awards,” which honors diehard fans whose excitement has pushed movies, TV shows, books and comics from subculture to mainstream worldwide success in the past year. All Comic-Con badge holders are welcome to join the “MTV Fandom Fest” party at Petco Park, featuring food, drinks, games and giveaways, on Thursday, July 9 beginning at 7:00pm PT and leading into the 8:00 p.m. PT taping of the “MTV Fandom Awards Special,” which premieres Sunday, July 12 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on MTV. Fans can vote at FandomAwards.MTV.com through July 8 at 6 p.m. ET.
Location: Petco Park
Friday, July 10
“The Shannara Chronicles” 12:30-1:30 PM
MTV will introduce fans to the world of “Shannara” when author and series Executive Producer, Terry Brooks, joins stars Poppy Drayton, Austin Butler, Ivana Baquero, John Rhys Davies and Manu Bennett along with Executive Producers Al Gough and Miles Millar. Attendees will bear first witness to a first look trailer of the highly anticipated new series and be able to participate in a Q & A with the panelists. Damian Holbrook, Senior Writer from TV Guide Magazine will moderate.
Location: Room 6DE
“Scream: The TV Series” 4:30 – 5:30 PM
MTV’s latest series will “Scream” into San Diego when cast members Bella Thorne, Willa Fitzgerald, Bex Taylor-Klaus, Carlson Young, Amadeus Serafini, John Karna, Connor Weil, Tracy Middendorf and Jason Wiles, along with series Executive Producers Jaime Paglia and Jill Blotevogel, debut an all new mid-season trailer, followed by discussion and Q&A moderated by Buzzfeed Senior Editor, Jarett Weiselman.
Location: Room 5AB