San Diego Comic-Con 2019 Schedule: Here Are All the Must-See Panels and Screenings
Thursday, 18 July 2019 Following a preview night filled with screenings and scares, San Diego Comic-Con 2019 kicks off its four-day, pop-culture-packed programming lineup on Thursday.
Marvel Studios is sure to be the stand out of the 50th anniversary of the world’s most-famous fan convention — which runs July 17-21 — with a Saturday night Hall H panel laying out the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe after “Avengers: Endgame” and “Spider-Man: Far From Home.” It’s not only a splashy return to San Diego a year after skipping SDCC entirely — the appearance will also see Marvel own the day on the movies front, thanks to Warner Bros.’ decision not to hold their usual two hour film panel that traditionally kicked off Saturdays in Hall H.
On the small-screen side, HBO is the belle of the ball — also returning to the San Diego Convention Center after a year off — with Hall H panels for “Westworld,” “His Dark Materials,” and a final one for “Game of Thrones.” Plus, the network is holding what it calls “a surprise in-world opportunity” for its upcoming “Watchmen” series somewhere in San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter, details TBA.
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See highlights from the Comic-Con 2019 schedule below. Official descriptions are provided by the respective networks, studios and organizations, each in their own words.
And meanwhile, if you’re looking for something to do when you’re not at the convention center, check out TheWrap’s Comic-Con party preview here, and TheWrap’s guide to all the free Comic-Con activations here.
*WEDNESDAY, JULY 17*
*6:00-10:00 p.m. “Batwoman” and “Pennyworth” world premieres and special sneak peek screenings — Ballroom 20*
Comic-Con and Warner Bros. Television Group proudly continue the annual Preview Night tradition with exclusive world premiere pilot screenings of the new series “Batwoman” and “Pennyworth,” exclusively for the Comic-Con audience. Additionally, WBTVG will screen the pilot of the highly anticipated Fox dramatic thriller “Prodigal Son,” starring Tom Payne and Michael Sheen; the world premiere of DC UNIVERSE’s animated comedy series “Harley Quinn”; a never-before-seen episode of the hit Cartoon Network series “Teen Titans GO!” and more.
*7:30 p.m. Warner Bros. and New Line’s ScareDiego 2019 — Horton Grand Theatre
*This year’s edition of the Warner Brothers and New Line-hosted event is focused on “It: Chapter 2,” with a panel featuring director Andy Muschietti and the folks who play the adult versions of the Losers Club from the first “It” — Jessica Chastain (Beverly), James McAvoy (Bill), Bill Hader (Richie), Jay Ryan (Ben), Isaiah Mustafa (Mike), James Ransone (Eddie) and Andy Bean (Stanley).
*THURSDAY, JULY 18*
*11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. “Terminator: Dark Fate”– Hall H*
Paramount Pictures brings a “Terminator: Dark Fate” panel discussion and footage presentation with talent and filmmakers.
*11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. “Van Helsing” — Indigo Ballroom*
The cast of SYFY’s action horror series “Van Helsing” is once again heading to San Diego Comic-Con to give fans an exclusive first-look at the upcoming fourth season. Bringing a bevy of new blood to their panel, series stars Kelly Overton, Jonathan Scarfe, Christopher Heyerdahl, Tricia Helfer, Neal McDonough, Aleks Paunovic, Jennifer Cheon Garcia, Keeya King and Nicole Munoz will join Van Helsing showrunner Jonathan Lloyd Walker and executive producers Mike Frislev and Chad Oakes to dish out what’s in store for the explosive new season in a Q&A moderated by Bevin from Den of Geek.
*12:15-1:15 p.m. “Batman Beyond” 20th Anniversary — Hall H*
Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, “Batman Beyond” won two Emmy Awards and three Annie Awards as it captured the imaginations of a new generation of Batman fans, setting new standards for superhero storytelling with innovative designs, outstanding voice acting, and an intriguing approach to DC’s iconic characters and stories. The series also spawned an acclaimed animated film, Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker . Come celebrate the series’ 20th anniversary with many members of the creative team behind the breakthrough production, including producers Bruce Timm (“Batman: The Animated Series”) and Glen Murakami (“Teen Titans”), eight-time Emmy Award-winning casting/dialogue director Andrea Romano (“Justice League”), director James Tucker (“Batman: Hush”), writers Bob Goodman (“Elementary,” “Warehouse 13”) and Stan Berkowitz (“Justice League: The New Frontier”), and the acting stars of the series: Kevin Conroy (“Batman: The Animated Series”) and Will Friedle (“Boy Meets World,” “Kim Possible”), the voices of Batman and Terry McGinnis, respectively. Stay to the end for some exclusive prizes and cool announcements.
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*12:30-1:30 p.m. “The Order” — Indigo Ballroom*
Join the cast of Netflix’s “The Order” at their first ever San Diego Comic-Con appearance. Stars Jake Manley, Sarah Grey, Adam DiMarco, Devery Jacobs, Thomas Elms, Louriza Tronco and Katharine Isabelle will join series creator/showrunner Dennis Heaton, writer/EP Shelley Eriksen and executive producers Mike Frislev and Chad Oakes in a Q&A moderated by Bevin from Den of Geek.
*12:45-2:00 p.m. “Evil” — Ballroom 20*
“Evil” is a psychological mystery that examines the origins of evil along the dividing line between science and religion. The series focuses on a skeptical female psychologist who joins a priest-in-training and a carpenter as they investigate the Church’s backlog of unexplained mysteries, including supposed miracles, demonic possessions, and hauntings. Their job is to assess if there’s a logical explanation or if something truly supernatural is at work. Please join series stars Katja Herbers, Mike Colter, Aasif Mandvi, and Michael Emerson, along with co-creators and executive producers Robert King and Michelle King for an exclusive sneak peek of the first episode followed by a panel discussion. Moderated by Lynette Rice from Entertainment Weekly. “Evil” will air Thursdays this fall on CBS.
*1:30-3:15 p.m. Marvel Games — Hall H*
Get an inside look at the latest and greatest from Marvel Games. Attendees will see exciting new content from Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order, Marvel’s Iron Man VR, and Marvel’s Avengers, with many unannounced surprises and panel exclusives. Moderator Greg Miller (loudmouth at KindaFunny.com) will be joined by Bill Rosemann (VP and creative director, Marvel Games) and other panelists from titles throughout the Marvel Games family.
*1:45-2:45 p.m. “Undone” — Indigo Ballroom*
From Raphael Bob-Waksberg & Kate Purdy, the acclaimed creators of “BoJack Horseman,” comes “Undone,” a groundbreaking and genre bending animated series, starring Rosa Salazar, about a young woman’s complex journey to unlock her past and solve the mystery of her father’s death.
*1:45-2:45 p.m. “SpongeBob’s Big Birthday Blowout!” — Room 6A*
Drop on the deck and flop like a fish because Nickelodeon is celebrating 20 years of “SpongeBob SquarePants!” Dive deep down into the making of the brand-new special, “SpongeBob’s Big Birthday Blowout!” with co-executive producers Vincent Waller and Marc Ceccarelli. Voice actors Tom Kenny (SpongeBob), Bill Fagerbakke (Patrick), Rodger Bumpass (Squidward), Carolyn Lawrence (Sandy), Mr. Lawrence (Plankton) and Clancy Brown (Mr. Krabs) will discuss what it was like to portray their characters in front of the camera for the first time in this live action-animation hybrid special. Moderated by: David Canfield (Entertainment Weekly).
*2:00-3:15 p.m. “Nancy Drew” — Ballroom 20*
Nancy Drew is a brilliant teenaged detective whose sense of self has come from solving mysteries in her hometown of Horseshoe Bay, Maine–until her mother’s untimely death derails Nancy’s college plans. Devastated by her mother’s passing, Nancy swears off crime solving, but when a socialite is murdered, Nancy finds herself embroiled in a ghostly murder investigation. A supernatural presence begins to haunt Nancy’s investigation, and she discovers that the current crime has an astonishing connection to the unsolved murder of a local girl. Whether the ghost is here to help or hinder Nancy remains to be seen, but one thing’s for sure: Nancy’s going to have to unravel the clues from both the living and the dead to solve the crimes. Join series stars Kennedy McMann, Leah Lewis, Maddison Jaizani, Alex Saxon, and Tunji Kasim, along with executive producers Noga Landau, Melinda Hsu-Taylor, and Stephanie Savage for an exclusive sneak peek of the first episode followed by a panel discussion. Moderated by Damian Holbrook of TV Guide Magazine. “Nancy Drew” will air Wednesdays this fall on The CW.
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*3:00-4:00 p.m. “Emergence” — Indigo Ballroom*
Beyond explanation…beyond understanding…lies the truth. Join the cast and executive producers for a first look at the pilot episode of ABC’s new drama series “Emergence” followed by an exciting panel discussion. This character-driven genre thriller follows a police chief who takes in a young child she finds near the site of a mysterious accident who has no memory of what has happened. The investigation draws her into a conspiracy larger than she ever imagined, and the child’s identity is at the center of it all. Produced by ABC Studios. Executive producers Michele Fazekas and Tara Butters with cast members Allison Tolman, Donald Faison, Clancy Brown, Alexa Swinton, Owain Yeoman, Ashley Aufderheide, Robert Bailey Jr., and Zabryna Guevara will all be in attendance.
*3:00-4:00 p.m. Skybound: In Conversation with Robert Kirkman — Room 6A*
Comic book creator, writer, and executive producer Robert Kirkman answers questions from fans and discusses his latest projects, including “The Walking Dead,” “Invincible,” “Oblivion Song,” and more.
*3:15-4:15 p.m. “Teen Titans GO!” — Room 6DE*
Go! Teen Titans Go! The Titans return to San Diego to kick off your Comic-Con weekend waffle fights, meatball parties and . . . if you’re good, they might show a brand-new episode too! Producers and members of the voice cast will show attendees an awesome time covering this favorite animated series. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, “Teen Titans Go!” airs Mondays at 6/5c on Cartoon Network.
*3:30-4:30 p.m. Syfy Wire’s The Great Debate — Ballroom 20*
Let’s settle this inside! Fearless captain Aisha Tyler returns with a new group of celebrity nerds for one of Comic-Con’s most popular panels. They debate some of the biggest, best, and funniest issues in the geekverse. Is Darth Vader a worse parent than Homer Simpson? Were you sadder to see the MCU or Game of Thrones end? Who is science fiction’s ultimate coolest Captain? You’ll vote on all the winners, so remember: with great paddle comes great responsibility . Plus, you can get your own questions argued by Earth’s Mightiest Debaters! And there might be a special surprise or two.
*3:30-4:30 p.m. “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” — Hall H*
The cast and producers of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” will return to San Diego Comic-Con in epic fashion as they take over Hall H for the first time ever! Be the first to hear the scoop about the show-stopping conclusion for season six and what awaits in season seven of Marvel’s flagship television show. With your favorite stars in attendance, including Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Chloe Bennet, Elizabeth Henstridge, Iain De Caestecker, Henry Simmons, Natalia Cordova-Buckley, and Jeff Ward, along with executive producers Maurissa Tancharoen, Jed Whedon, Jeff Bell, and Jeph Loeb, this is a must-see panel to celebrate seven seasons with the world’s greatest fans! This action-packed series from Marvel Television and ABC Studios airs Fridays at 8/7c on ABC.
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*4:00-5:00 p.m. To Shell and Back: An exclusive TMNT creator panel — Neil Morgan Auditorium, San Diego Central Library*
It’s creator COWABUNGA time! Three generations of “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” creators will take the stage to celebrate the history, fandom, and success of the Heroes in a Half -Shell. This exclusive history-making event will give fans rare access to co-executive producers Andy Suriano and Ant Ward (“Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”), executive producer Ciro Nieli (“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”), and legendary TMNT co-creator Kevin Eastman. United for the first time, these award-winning creators will answer fan questions, share audience giveaways and unveil never-before-seen original TMNT art. Moderated by Mike Cecchini (Den of Geek).
*4:15-5:15 p.m. “Stumptown” — Indigo Ballroom*
Based on the “Stumptown” graphic novel, ABC’s new drama series “Stumptown” follows Dex Parios (Cobie Smulders) – a strong, assertive and sharp-witted army veteran with a complicated love life, gambling debt and a brother to take care of in Portland, Oregon. Her military intelligence skills make her a great PI, but her unapologetic style puts her in the firing line of hardcore criminals and not quite in alliance with the police. Produced by ABC Studios. Panelists include cast members Cobie Smulders, Jake Johnson, Michael Ealy, Camryn Manheim, Tantoo Cardinal, Cole Sibus and Adrian Martinez, with Executive Producer Jason Richman and “Stumptown” Graphic Novel Author Greg Rucka to be.
*4:45-5:45 p.m. “Cobra: Kai” Past, Present and Future — Ballroom 20*
Hear from the cast and creators of the hit YouTube Original Series “Cobra Kai,” which launched its second season last spring to another round of fanfare and critical acclaim. From its iconic roots in “The Karate Kid” film franchise to the current YouTube series, fans can learn the moves it took to bring these popular characters back for a new generation–and try to wrestle free the surprises in store for its upcoming third season.
*4:45-5:45 p.m. “His Dark Materials” — Hall H*
Adapting Philip Pullman’s award-winning trilogy, which is considered a modern masterpiece of imaginative fiction, “His Dark Materials” follows Lyra, a seemingly ordinary but brave young woman from another world. Her search for a kidnapped friend uncovers a sinister plot involving stolen children and becomes a quest to understand a mysterious phenomenon called Dust. The series is executive produced by Jane Tranter, Jack Thorne, Julie Gardner, Tom Hooper, Toby Emmerich, Deborah Forte, and Dan McCulloch. Cast panelists include Dafne Keen as Lyra, James McAvoy as Lord Asriel, Lin-Manuel Miranda as Lee Scoresby, and Ruth Wilson as Mrs. Coulter. The panel will be moderated by Entertainment Weekly editor-in-chief, JD Heyman.
*5:30-6:30 p.m. “Superstore” — Indigo Ballroom*
Join your fellow Cloud 9 employees for a Q&A session with the cast and producers: America Ferrera, Ben Feldman, Mark McKinney, Lauren Ash, Colton Dunn, Nico Santos, Nichole Bloom, Kaliko Kauahi, and executive producers Justin Spitzer, Gabe Miller and Jonathan Green.
*6:45-7:45 p.m. “Cursed” with Frank Miller — Room 6A*
The Lady of the Lake finds her voice in “Cursed,” a twist on the tale of King Arthur–soon to be an original Netflix series starring Katherine Langford in 2020. Creators Tom Wheeler and legendary artist/producer/director Frank Miller (“300,” “Batman: The Dark Knight Returns,” “Sin City”) hold a not-to-be-missed discussion about their debut YA coming-of-age novel about Nimue, who grows from a sheltered priestess-in-training to a teenager hell-bent on revenge, and finally, to a young woman with the power to change the fate of the world.
*6:45-7:45 p.m. “Crank Yankers” — Indigo Ballroom*
The “Crank Yankers” cast and producers dial in on the upcoming revival, sharing how they updated it for a digital driven audience, their favorite past moments and behind-the-scenes anecdotes, and special sneak peeks of the rebooted and beloved series.
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*FRIDAY, JULY 19*
*10:00-11:00 a.m. Writing “Avengers: Endgame” — Hall H*
Screenwriters/producers Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely (“Avengers: Endgame”) chat with Backstory magazine’s (www.backstory.net) publisher/editor-in-chief Jeff Goldsmith (The Q&A with Jeff Goldsmith Podcast) about what it took to plot, write, rewrite, and film both “Avengers: Infinity War” and “Avengers: Endgame” as back-to-back productions for this historic wrap-up of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s amazing 22-film journey.
*11:00-11:50 a.m. A Conversation with the Russo Brothers — Hall H*
For the Russo Brothers, “Avengers: Endgame” was the culmination of an unprecedented four-film, seven-year journey through the Marvel Cinematic Universe that has included some of the most iconic experiences in modern cinema. Come hear directors Joe and Anthony Russo reflect on “Endgame” and their epic road to it as they segue into life beyond Marvel with their new company, AGBO, which happens to include an exciting array of new and old creative friends. With AGBO, the Russo Brothers aim to nurture talent and create best-in-class content while keeping creative control fully in the hands of the artists. Moderated by Collider’s editor-in-chief Steven Weintraub.
*11:00-11:45 a.m. “Bless the Harts” — Indigo Ballroom*
From the network that brought you the Simpsons, the Griffins & the Belchers now presents the Harts! Fox’s new half hour comedy, “Bless The Harts,” features your new favorite, good ol’ Southern family. Jenny Hart (Kristen Wiig) supports her lottery scratcher-obsessed mother, Betty (Maya Rudolph) and her witty, creative daughter, Violet (Jillian Bell). With the help of her eternally optimistic, dreamer boyfriend Wayne (Ike Barinholtz), they hope to one day achieve the American dream. While they are always struggling to make ends meet, they’re already rich in friends, family and laughter. Join us for an exclusive first look into your next animation obsession with executive producers, Emmy Award winner Emily Spivey (“Wine Country,” “Parks and Recreation,” “Saturday Night Live”), and Academy Award winners Phil Lord & Chris Miller (Spiderman: Into the Spider-Verse,” “The Lego Movie,” “21 Jump Street”) and the all-star cast behind the Harts!
*11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. “Veronica Mars” — Ballroom 20*
Come watch the world premiere screening of the new season of “Veronica Mars,” followed by a conversation with Kristen Bell, Enrico Colantoni, Jason Dohring, Ryan Hansen, Francis Capra, Percy Daggs III, executive producer Diane Ruggiero-Wright and creator/executive producer Rob Thomas. The cult favorite returns after 10 years to Hulu with Veronica Mars (Bell) drawn into an epic eight-episode mystery as a series of bombs terrorize spring-breakers in Neptune.
*12:00-12:45 p.m. “Robot Chicken” — Indigo Ballroom*
It’s happening! Season 10 is upon us! To mark this historic occasion, “Robot Chicken” returns to SDCC ready to celebrate ten seasons of animated insanity! They’re talking teaser trailers, brand-new clips, and a panel consisting of RC creators and top-secret panelists! Co-creator and executive producer Matthew Senreich is joined by executive producers/co-head writers Douglas Goldstein and Tom Root, actor/writer Breckin Meyer, writer/director Tom Sheppard, and wow! a special video message from Seth Green! Moderated by Keith Crofford, senior vice president of production for Adult Swim.
*12:00-1:00 p.m. “Fear the Walking Dead” — Hall H*
Panelists include cast members Lennie James, Alycia Debnam-Carey, Danay Garcia, Maggie Grace, Jenna Elfman, Alexa Nisenson, Austin Amelio, Rubén Blades and Karen David, along with chief content officer of “The Walking Dead” Universe, Scott M. Gimple, showrunners and executive producers Andrew Chambliss and Ian Goldberg, executive producers Robert Kirkman, Dave Alpert, Gale Anne Hurd and Greg Nicotero, and director and co-executive producer, Michael Satrazemis. The panel will be moderated by “Talking Dead” host Chris Hardwick.
*12:30-1:30 p.m. “DC Super Hero Girls” — Room 6DE*
The world may know them as Wonder Woman, Supergirl, and Batgirl, but not-so-typical teenagers Diana, Kara, and Barbara–alongside their super hero friends–have much more to deal with than just protecting the citizens of Metropolis from some of the most sinister school-aged supervillains of the DC Universe. After all, being teens is tough enough, what with school, friends, family, and the chaos that comes with managing a social life, but add superpowers and a secret identity to the mix, and things can get a lot more complicated. Producers and members of the voice cast will share new footage and answer your questions. “DC Super Hero Girls” airs Sunday afternoons at 4/3c on Cartoon Network.
*1:00-2:00 p.m. “Steven Universe” — Ballroom 20*
Steven thinks his time defending the Earth is over, but in “Steven Universe: The Movie,” he will face his biggest challenge yet. Moderated by self-proclaimed “ruler of the skies” Shelby Rabara (Peridot), hear Estelle (Garnet), Michaela Dietz (Amethyst), Deedee Magno Hall (Pearl), and series creator Rebecca Sugar talk about why it’s more important than ever to believe in Steven. They’ll answer your burning questions about “The Battle of Heart and Mind” special, perform a few songs, and present the worldwide debut of the official trailer for “Steven Universe: The Movie .”
*1:00-2:00 p.m. “Rick and Morty” — Indigo Ballroom*
Wubba lubba dub dub! The Emmy Award-winning series “Rick and Morty” is back for a highly anticipated fourth season, premiering November on Adult Swim. Executive producers and co-creators Dan Harmon (“Community”) and Justin Roiland (“Adventure Time”), and voice talent Spencer Grammer (“Greek”), Sarah Chalke (“Scrubs”) and Chris Parnell (“Archer”) invite fans to take a look at what they have cooking for the new season. Moderated by Rob Schrab (“Creepshow,” “Community”).
*1:00-2:00 p.m. “The Walking Dead” — Hall H*
Panelists include cast members Norman Reedus, Melissa McBride, Danai Gurira, Ryan Hurst, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Avi Nash, Nadia Hilker, Eleanor Matsuura and Cailey Fleming, along with chief content officer of “The Walking Dead” Universe, Scott M. Gimple, showrunner and executive producer Angela Kang, executive producers Robert Kirkman, Dave Alpert, Gale Anne Hurd and Greg Nicotero. The panel will be moderated by “Talking Dead” host Chris Hardwick.
*2:15-3:15 p.m. Entertainment Weekly: Brave Warriors — Ballroom 20*
Join EW ‘s laugh-filled conversation among several of today’s male heroes including John Bradley (“Game of Thrones”), Cameron Cuffe (“Krypton”), Michael Emerson (“Evil”), Aiden Gillen (“Project Blue Book”), Cress Williams (“Black Lightning”), and William Zabka (“Cobra Kai”). They will discuss the thrill of playing iconic characters, their sometimes awkward encounters with fans, and the highs (and lows!) of a career in Hollywood.
*2:15-3:15 p.m. “The Witcher” — Hall H*
Based on the best-selling fantasy series of books, “The Witcher” is an epic tale of fate and family. Be among the first to get the exclusive scoop on the highly anticipated new Netflix original series centering around famed monster hunter, Geralt of Rivia. Be introduced to the world of The Continent, where humans, elves, witchers, gnomes, and monsters battle to survive and thrive, and where good and evil is not easily identified. Moderated by accomplished actress and host and beloved sci-fi fan Yvette Nicole Brown (“Community,” “Mom”), the panel will include cast members Henry Cavill, Anya Chalotra, and Freya Allan alongside showrunner Lauren Schmidt Hissrich.
*3:00-3:45 p.m. “Solar Opposites” — Indigo Ballroom*
From the minds behind “Rick And Morty” come “Solar Opposites,” a new animated series that follows a family of aliens “from a better world” who take refuge in middle America. Join Justin Roiland (“Rick and Morty”), Sean Giambrone (“The Goldbergs”), Mary Mack (“Golan the Insatiable”) along with executive producers Mike McMahan (“Rick and Morty”) and Josh Bycel (“Happy Endings”) for an exclusive first look into the series premiering in 2020 on Hulu.
*3:15-4:15 p.m. “Legacies” — Room 6BCF*
Continuing the tradition of “The Vampire Diaries” and “The Originals,” “Legacies” is the third installment of this supernatural series about witches, vampires, and werewolves. “Legacies” follows 17-year-old Hope Mikaelson, daughter of Klaus Mikaelson, along with Alaric Saltzman and his twins at the Salvatore School for the Young and Gifted as they come of age in the most unconventional way. Returning for its second season in the fall of 2019, the series will pick up immediately following Hope Mikaelson jumping into the pit to save Landon and erasing herself from everyone’s memories. Series stars Danielle Rose Russell, Aria Shaghashemi, Kaylee Bryant, Jenny Boyd, Quincy Fouse, and Matt Davis, as well as executive producers Julie Plec and Brett Mathews, will give attendees a special video presentation followed by a Q&A. From My So-Called Company and Alloy Entertainment in association with Warner Bros. Television and CBS Television Studios, Legacies is currently available to stream on Netflix and returns this fall, Thursdays 9/8c on The CW.
*3:30-5:15 p.m. “The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance” — Hall H*
Netflix presents an exclusive sneak peek at the highly-anticipated fantasy series, “The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance,” based on Jim Henson’s groundbreaking 1982 feature film, “The Dark Crystal.” In this stunning new prequel, three Gelfling discover the horrifying secret behind the Skeksis’ power, and set out on an epic journey to ignite the fires of rebellion and save their world. Realized using classic puppetry with cutting edge visual effects, the cast and creators discuss all of your burning questions about bringing Thra to life.
*3:30-4:30 p.m. “The Boys” — Ballroom 20*
Join executive producers Seth Rogen and Eric Kripke, along with series stars Karl Urban, Jack Quaid, Antony Starr, Erin Moriarty, Jessie T. Usher, Laz Alonso, Chace Crawford, Tomer Capon, Karen Fukuhara, and Elisabeth Shue, with moderator Aisha Tyler, for a behind the scenes look at their upcoming series. Based on The New York Times best-selling comic by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson, “The Boys” is a fun and irreverent take on what happens when superheroes – who are as popular as celebrities – abuse their superpowers rather than use them for good. It’s the powerless against the super-powerful as The Boys embark on a heroic quest to expose the truth about The Seven.
*4:00-4:50 p.m. “Bob’s Burgers” — Indigo Ballroom*
Always one of the most entertaining panels at Comic-Con, the Emmy Award-winning animated Fox series “Bob’s Burgers” returns to San Diego with a few surprises in store! Creator and executive producer Loren Bouchard and executive producer Nora Smith will break news about the upcoming season, and the always entertaining cast including H. Jon Benjamin, Dan Mintz, John Roberts, Kristen Schaal, Larry Murphy and Megan Mullally will have you howling with laughter with never-before-seen footage followed by a lively panel discussion and audience Q&A.
*4:30-5:30 p.m. “Pennyworth” — Room 6BCF*
A one-hour drama series based on DC characters created by Bob Kane with Bill Finger, “Pennyworth” is an origin story that follows Bruce Wayne’s legendary butler, Alfred Pennyworth. A former British SAS soldier in his 20s, he forms a security company and goes to work with Thomas Wayne, Bruce’s billionaire father, in 1960s London. From executive producers Bruno Heller (“Gotham,” “The Mentalist,” “Rome”) and Danny Cannon (“Gotham,” “CSI” series), who also directed the pilot, “Pennyworth” stars Jack Bannon (“The Imitation Game,” “Ripper Street”) as Alfred, Ben Aldridge (“Fleabag,” “Skinny Dip”) as Thomas Wayne, multi-award-winning recording artist Paloma Faith (“Peter & Wendy,” “Doctor Parnassus”) as Bet Sykes, Ryan Fletcher (“Outlander,” “Shetland”) as Dave Boy, Hainsley Lloyd Bennett (“Casualty,” “Eastenders”) as Bazza, Emma Paetz (“Gentleman Jack,” “Press”) as Martha Kane, Dorothy Atkinson (“Mum,” “Harlots”) as Mrs. Pennyworth, Emma Corrin (“The Crown”) as Esme, and Jason Flemyng (“The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” “The Journey,” “The Missing”) as Lord Harwood. Series stars Jack Bannon, Ben Aldridge, and Paloma Faith and executive producers Bruno Heller and Danny Cannon will present a special look at this exciting new origin series, followed by a Q&A. “Pennyworth,” which is produced by Warner Horizon Scripted Television, premieres Sunday, July 28, at 10/9c on EPIX.
*4:45-5:35 p.m. “The Terror: Infamy” — Room 6A*
Panelists include cast members Derek Mio, George Takei, Kiki Sukezane and Cristina Rodlo, along with co-creators and executive producers Alexander Woo and Max Borenstein. The panel will be moderated by Indiewire senior editor Hanh Nguyen.
*4:45-5:45 p.m. “Carnival Row” — Ballroom 20*
Join stars Orlando Bloom, Cara Delevingne, David Gyasi, Tamzin Merchant and executive producers Travis Beacham and Marc Guggenheim for a sneak peek and conversation about “Carnival Row,” moderated by Tim Kash. Set in a Victorian fantasy world filled with mythological immigrant creatures whose exotic homelands were invaded by the empires of man, Amazon Prime Video’s “Carnival Row” explores how this growing population struggles to coexist with humans — forbidden to live, love, or fly with freedom. But even in darkness, hope lives, as a human detective, Rycroft Philostrate (Orlando Bloom), and a refugee faerie named Vignette Stonemoss (Cara Delevingne) rekindle a dangerous affair despite an increasingly intolerant society.
*5:00-6:00 p.m. “Archer” — Indigo Ballroom*
“Archer,” FXX’s award-winning animated comedy series, returns to San Diego in celebration of its 10th season! In “Archer: 1999,” fans find Sterling Archer, Lana Kane and their crew of acid-tongued misfits onboard the M/V Seamus salvage ship exploring deep space and trying to outsmart giant aliens, intergalactic pirates and vicious bounty hunters. Join us for an exclusive sneak peek of the season 10 penultimate episode followed by a lively Q&A with the voice cast of H. Jon Benjamin, Aisha Tyler, Jessica Walter, Chris Parnell, Judy Greer, Amber Nash and Lucky Yates, plus executive producers Matt Thompson and Casey Willis.
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*5:30-6:30 p.m. “What Just Happened??! With Fred Savage” — Room 6DE*
Acclaimed director and television star Fred Savage cannot wait a second longer to share the world of “The Flare,” the most mind-bending, thrilling, edge-of-your-seat sci-fi show never created. “The Flare,” based on TJ Whitford’s classic series of sci-fi novels, “The Moon is the Sun at Night” not only sizzled its way into living rooms nationwide, but also inspired Fox to create its first ever after-show, “What Just Happened??! With Fred Savage.” Join Fred, alongside stars of The Flare, Shiri Appleby (“Roswell”), Kevin Zegers (“Fear the Walking Dead”), Tyler Ritter (“Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”), and co-creators Matt Silverstein and Dave Jeser and director Jon Cassar (“24”) to get a sneak peek screening of the fourth episode of the after-show dedicated to exploring the fandom surrounding the “The Flare.” “What Just Happened??!, Fred’s half-hour hybrid comedy/talk show, airs on FOX on Sunday nights. Screening to be followed by conversation moderated by Fred Savage and fan Q&A.
*5:30-6:30 p.m. “Game of Thrones” — Hall H*
Based on the bestselling fantasy book series “A Song of Ice and Fire” by George R. R. Martin, HBO’s Emmy- and Golden Globe Award-winning series “Game of Thrones” concluded its eight-season run on May 19, with the finale setting records for HBO for both a single telecast and premiere night viewing. Panelists include cast members (in alphabetical order) Jacob Anderson as Grey Worm, John Bradley as Samwell Tarly, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Jaime Lannister, Liam Cunningham as Davos Seaworth, Conleth Hill as Varys, Maisie Williams as Arya Stark, and Isaac Hempstead Wright as Bran Stark. Creators David Benioff and D. B. Weiss., director Miguel Sapochnik and actors Iain Glen and Nathalie Emmanuel are no longer attending the panel.
*5:45-6:45 p.m. “Creepshow” — Room 6BCF*
Shudder, AMC Networks’ premium streaming service for horror, thriller and the supernatural, shares an exclusive sneak peek of “Creepshow,” the upcoming new horror anthology series based on the iconic 1982 film written by Stephen King and directed by George A. Romero. “Creepshow” panelists include Giancarlo Esposito (“Better Call Saul”), Tricia Helfer (“Battlestar Galactica,” “Lucifer”) and Adrienne Barbeau (1982’s “Creepshow,” “The Fog”), along with showrunner Greg Nicotero (“The Walking Dead”) and author Joe Hill (“NOS4A2”). The panel will be moderated by The Los Angeles Times’ film reporter Jen Yamato.
*6:00-7:00 p.m. “The Rookie” — Horton Grand Theatre*
Join series star and executive producer, Nathan Fillion, as he discusses his latest role as John Nolan on ABC’s high-action drama “The Rookie,” as production begins on its second season. Joining Nathan for this intimate conversation will be longtime friend, and “The Rookie” showrunner, Alexi Hawley. The two collaborators will also reflect on Nathan’s overarching career, spanning from “Firefly” to Shakespeare, and now, playing the oldest Rookie in the LAPD.
*6:00-7:00 p.m. “The Rook” — Room 6A*
STARZ Original series “The Rook” tells the story of Myfanwy Thomas, a woman who wakes up in the rain beside London’s Millennium Bridge with no memory of who she is and no way to explain the circle of latex-gloved dead bodies splayed around her. When Myfanwy discovers she is a high-ranking official in the Checquy, Britain’s last truly secret service for people with paranormal abilities, she will have to navigate the dangerous and complex world of the agency to uncover who wiped her memory — and why she is a target. Join cast Emma Greenwell (“Shameless”) as ‘Myfanwy,’ Joely Richardson (“Nip/Tuck”) as ‘Linda Farrier,’ and Olivia Munn (“Newsroom,” “Predator”) as ‘Monica Reed,’ as they discuss the unique journeys and motives of each character, while dissecting truths about identity, trust, power and the supernatural grounded within our reality.
*6:45-7:45 p.m. “neXt” — Room 6DE*
Join us for the world premiere of “neXt”, a propulsive, fact-based thriller about the emergence of a deadly, rogue artificial intelligence that combines pulse-pounding action with an examination of how technology is invading our lives and transforming us in ways we don’t yet understand. Coming to FOX in 2020, neXt stars John Slattery (“Mad Men”) as a Silicon Valley pioneer, who teams with cybercrime agent Fernanda Andrade (“The First”), to fight a villain unlike anything we’ve ever seen. Panelists to include creator and executive producer Manny Coto (“24”), executive producers and directors John Requa and Glenn Ficarra (“This Is Us”), Fernanda Andrade, Michael Mosley (“Ozark”), Jason Butler Harner (“Ozark”) and Eve Harlow (“Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”) for a moderated conversation and fan Q&A.
*7:00-8:00 p.m. “Preacher” — Hall H*
Panelists include executive producer Seth Rogen and cast members Dominic Cooper, Ruth Negga, Graham McTavish and Mark Harelik. The panel will be moderated by IGN’s editor-in-chief of entertainment Terri Schwartz.
*SATURDAY, JULY 20*
*10:00-10:50 a.m. “Infinity Train” — Indigo Ballroom*
The long-awaited series from Cartoon Network makes its debut at Comic-Con this year. Discover the first clues to unlocking the train’s mind-bending mysteries, involving talking Corgis, dour robots, puzzle doors, and perilous secrets. Plus, you’ll get an exclusive look at things no other fan has ever seen before! Cast members Ashley Johnson (Tulip), Jeremy Crutchley (Glad-One), Ernie Hudson (Atticus), Madeline Queripel (supervising director), and Owen Dennis (series creator and voice of Sad-One) will guide you through your inaugural trip aboard this arcane train.
*10:30-11:45 a.m. “Batwoman” — Ballroom 20*
Armed with a passion for social justice and a flair for speaking her mind, Kate Kane soars onto the streets of Gotham as Batwoman, an out lesbian and highly trained street fighter primed to snuff out the failing city’s criminal resurgence. But don’t call her a hero yet. In a city desperate for a savior, Kate must overcome her own demons before embracing the call to be Gotham’s symbol of hope. Join cast and producers for a screening of the pilot, followed by a Q&A. From executive producers Greg Berlanti (“Arrow,” “The Flash,” “Supergirl”), Caroline Dries (“The Vampire Diaries,” “Smallville”), Geoff Johns (“Arrow,” “The Flash,” “Titans”), and Sarah Schechter (“Arrow,” “The Flash,” “Supergirl”). The cast includes Ruby Rose (“Orange Is the New Black,” “The Meg,” “XXX: Return of Xander Cage”), Rachel Skarsten (“Reign,” “Fifty Shades of Grey,” “Lost Girl”), Meagan Tandy (“Survivor’s Remorse,” “UnREAL,” “Teen Wolf”), Nicole Kang (“You”), Camrus Johnson (“Luke Cage,” “The Sun Is Also a Star”), Elizabeth Anweis (“Twin Peaks”), and Dougray Scott (“Taken 3,” “Hitman,” “Mission: Impossible 2”). Marcos Siega (“You,” “God Friended Me,” “Blindspot”) directed the pilot, for which he also served as executive producer alongside David Nutter (“Game of Thrones,” “Arrow,” “The Flash”). “Batwoman” premieres this fall. airing Sundays at 8/7c on The CW and is based on characters from DC and is produced by Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television.
*11:00-11:50 a.m. “Project Blue Book” — Indigo Ballroom*
From Academy Award and Golden Globe-winning executive producer Robert Zemeckis and A+E Studios, HISTORY’s hit UFO drama series “Project Blue Book” returns to Comic-Con as fans gear up for season 2. Project Blue Book is based on the true, top-secret investigations into Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs) and related phenomena conducted by the United States Air Force in the 1950s and 1960s. Series stars Aidan Gillen (“Game of Thrones,” “Peaky Blinders”), Michael Malarkey (“The Vampire Diaries”), Neal McDonough (“Altered Carbon,” “Yellowstone”), and Laura Mennell (“Watchmen,” “The Man in the High Castle”), along with producers, share details and a look into what to expect for the sophomore season. Cast subject to change.
*11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Enter the “Star Trek” Universe — Hall H*
Over 50 years ago, the world was first introduced to what would quickly become a cultural phenomenon for the ages. “Star Trek” broke barriers then and continues to do so now, inspiring people of all generations and walks of life with its celebration of cultural diversity, scientific exploration and the pursuit of uncharted frontiers. Today, the “Star Trek” universe continues to thrive, exploring all new missions for Starfleet. CBS All Access invites you to join the cast and producers of its hit series “Star Trek Discovery” and be the first to hear about two new upcoming additions to the “Star Trek” universe: the highly anticipated new series “Star Trek: Picard,” starring Sir Patrick Stewart, and the animated series “Star Trek: Lower Decks.”
The “Star Trek Discovery” cast scheduled to appear includes Sonequa Martin-Green alongside executive producers Alex Kurtzman, Michelle Paradise and Heather Kadin, with series guest star Tig Notaro, who plays Chief Engineer Reno, moderating the conversation.
The “Star Trek: Lower Decks” panel will feature co-creator and executive producer Mike McMahan and surprise guests sharing an exclusive first look at the upcoming animated series.
“Star Trek: Picard” cast members will come together for the series’ first Comic-Con. The panel will feature Sir Patrick Stewart, Alison Pill, Michelle Hurd, Evan Evagora, Isa Briones, Santiago Cabrera and Harry Treadaway, alongside executive producers Alex Kurtzman, Michael Chabon, Akiva Goldsman and Heather Kadin.
*12:00-12:45 p.m. “The Simpsons” — Ballroom 20*
Now 30 years old and part of the mighty Disney empire. Get inside insights and secret tips on the upcoming brand-new season from Matt Groening, Al Jean, Mike B Anderson, Stephanie Gillis and the voice of “Lisa Simpson” and panel moderator, Yeardley Smith. There WILL be freebies!
*12:00-12:50 p.m. “The Good Place” — Indigo Ballroom*
From creator Michael Schur comes the critically acclaimed and unique comedy series about what makes a good person. Hear from the stars Ted Danson, Kristen Bell, William Jackson Harper, D’Arcy Carden, and Manny Jacinto and executive producers Michael Schur and Drew Goddard for a forking great conversation.
*1:00-1:35 p.m. “American Dad!” — Ballroom 20*
It’s a Smith-family Funday with “Hayley” (Rachael MacFarlane), “Steve” (Scott Grimes), “Klaus” (Dee Bradley Baker) and “Principal Lewis” (Kevin Michael Richardson) plus executive producer & co-creator Matt Weitzman and producers Kara Vallow & Jeff Kauffmann who will treat “American Dad!” fans to a first look at scenes from all new episodes coming soon to TBS…plus a few other surprises!
*1:00-1:50 p.m. “The Expanse” — Indigo Ballroom*
Calling all Earthers, Belters and Martians, “The Expanse” is making its return to Comic-Con this summer! The series has had an incredible journey since San Diego last saw the Rocinante crew. They return with news from beyond the Ring Gate and from their new home – thanks to help from the fans – as an Amazon Prime Video series. Join series stars Steven Strait, Wes Chatham, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Frankie Adams, Cas Anvar, Dominique Tipper, and executive producers Naren Shankar and Ty Franck to get an early look at what’s to come when Season 4 drops on Prime Video later this year.
*1:00-2:00 p.m. George Takei: They Called Us Enemy — Room 25ABC*
In his brand-new graphic memoir “They Called Us Enemy,” the beloved actor, author, and activist George Takei revisits his haunting childhood in American internment camps, as one of 120,000 Japanese Americans imprisoned by the U.S. government during World War II. Experience the forces that shaped an American icon-and America itself-in this gripping tale of courage, country, loyalty, and love. You’ll hear firsthand from George, as well as his co-authors Justin Eisinger and Steven Scott and artist Harmony Becker, about this dark chapter of our nation’s history, its impact on Takei’s astonishing life, and its urgent relevance for today’s world.
*1:15-2:15 p.m. “Westworld” — Hall H*
HBO’s Emmy-winning series “Westworld” returns for its third season in 2020. Creators, executive producers, and directors Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy and cast members Ed Harris, Thandie Newton, Aaron Paul, Tessa Thompson, Evan Rachel Wood, and Jeffrey Wright, will answer questions and present an early look at the forthcoming third season of the drama series, a dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the birth of a new form of life on Earth.
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*1:40-2:15 p.m. “Family Guy” — Ballroom 20*
Hear from the cast Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Mike Henry and executive producers Rich Appel, Alec Sulkin, and Kara Vallow from Fox’s hit animated comedy Family Guy as they celebrate their 20th anniversary! Take a look back at some favorite moments over the last 20 years, and get a sneak peek at the hilarity and hi-jinx in the upcoming season!
*2:00-2:50 p.m. “Impulse” — Indigo Ballroom*
After getting more than 31 million views on the pilot, the critically acclaimed YouTube Original series “Impulse” is back for a thrilling new season. Hear from stars Maddie Hanson, Daniel Maslany, Sarah Desjardins, and Enuka Okuma, alongside showrunner Lauren LeFranc (“Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”) to go deep on the story thus far-and the drama to come.
*2:30-3:15 p.m. “The Orville” — Ballroom 20*
From Emmy Award-winning executive producer and creator Seth MacFarlane, “The Orville” is back for season 3 and stopping in San Diego! Join the full crew of the U.S.S. Orville: Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald, Scott Grimes, Peter Macon, Jessica Szohr, J Lee, Mark Jackson & Chad L. Coleman and Executive Producers David A. Goodman, Jon Cassar & Brannon Braga to get an exclusive look back at some of our favorite, never-before-seen moments of season 2 and a special sneak peek at the new and exciting missions in the upcoming third season!
*2:45-3:45 p.m. The 20th Anniversary of Animation Show of Shows — Hall H*
Ron Diamond (Animation Show of Shows curator and producer), Andrew Chesworth, and Bobby Pontillas (directors of the 2019 Oscar nominated “One Small Step”) discuss their creative journey. Los Angeles Times critic Charles Solomon said that the films in “the 20th edition demonstrate that in the right hands, animation can be a vehicle for personal expression as powerful and intimate as drawing, painting, or sculpture.”
*3:00-3:50 p.m. “Snowpiercer” — Indigo Ballroom*
Set more than seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland, “Snowpiercer” centers on the remnants of humanity, who inhabit a gigantic, perpetually moving train that circles the globe. Class warfare, social injustice, and the politics of survival play out in this riveting television adaptation, based on the acclaimed movie of the same name. Stars Jennifer Connelly, Daveed Diggs, Alison Wright, Mickey Sumner, Lena Hall, and Steven Ogg and EP/showrunner Graeme Manson will give attendees an exclusive first look at TBS’s highly anticipated post- apocalyptic sci-fi thriller produced by Tomorrow Studios (a joint venture between Marty Adelstein and ITV Studios).
*3:30-4:15 p.m. “Arrow” — Ballroom 20*
After spending time at Slabside, Oliver Queen wanted to give back to the city that he loves. Since everyone knows his true identity, Team Arrow worked alongside SCPD as vigilantes to help protect the city at all costs. However, last season led to Oliver finding out about Emiko, the bow-wielding assassin and ring leader of the Ninth Circle who also happened to be his half-sister. The season 7 finale saw them fighting for their lives-both in the present and the future. So, what will the state of Team Arrow look like in the show’s eighth and final season? For answers to this and more, hear from the cast and producers at their final Comic-Con appearance, and be among the first to learn what this means for Oliver and the rest of his team. From Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Berlanti Productions and Warner Bros. Television, “Arrow” will return to The CW for its final season this fall on Mondays at 9/8c.
*4:00-5:00 p.m. Entertainment Weekly: Women Who Kick Ass — Hall H*
A discussion among fierce, fearless actresses Shohreh Aghdashloo (“The Expanse”), Freema Agyeman (“New Amsterdam,” “Doctor Who”), Betty Gilpin (“The Hunt,” “GLOW”), Ruby Rose (“Batwoman”), and Cobie Smulders (“Stumptown”) who open up about the power and privilege of playing women that redefine the rules and refuse to yield.
*4:00-4:50 p.m. “Ripley’s Believe It or Not!” Extraordinary Humans Revealed with Bruce Campbell — Indigo Ballroom*
Host Bruce Campbell (“Evil Dead”) introduces fans to the extraordinary, the death defying and the unusual people featured in “Ripley’s Believe It or Not!.” “Cyborg” Angel Giuffria (“Hunger Games”) lives life with one of the most advanced prosthetic arms on the market. John “Hammerhead” Ferraro boasts a skull more than two times thicker than average, using it to shock sideshow audiences. “Half-man” Short E. Dangerously doesn’t let proportions stop him from challenging physics to perform. Ripleys.com editor Sabrina Sieck (producer “Ripley’s Believe It or Not!”) also joins the panel to dive down the rabbit hole of “Ripley” history. Bruce and the cast will participate in a Q&A session.
*4:15-5:00 p.m. “Supergirl” — Ballroom 20*
Season 4 showed that truth, justice, and the American way are stronger than fear and hate, as Supergirl stopped Lex Luthor’s anti-alien campaign with the power of the press, no cape required. As the world returns to normal, some things will never be the same now that Lena knows Kara’s secret and the Monitor has arrived on Earth 38. Watch, like Leviathan, as new dynamics and relationships unfold for Supergirl and her friends and colleagues as their adventures continue in season 5. Hear from the members of the cast and creative team for a special video presentation, followed by a Q&A where they’ll discuss what’s to come. From Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television, “Supergirl’s” fifth season will premiere this fall on Sundays in its new 9/8c time slot on The CW.
*4:15-5:15 p.m. “The Man in the High Castle” — Room 6A*
With the 4th and final season of “The Man in The High Castle” premiering this fall on Amazon Prime Video, the series’ cast and creators, including Isa Dick Hackett, Daniel Percival, David Scarpa, Rufus Sewell, Joel de la Fuente, Jason O’Mara, Chelah Horsdal and Frances Turner, with moderator Dominic Patten, will take fans behind the scenes as the resistance becomes a full-blown rebellion.
*5:00-5:45 p.m. “Black Lightning” — Ballroom 20*
Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams) and his family return to the small screen this fall! At the conclusion of season 2, Lightning (China Anne McClain), along with her father Black Lightning, had seemingly taken down Tobias Whale (Marvin “Krondon” Jones III), as he’s exiled to a black site for lockdown. Lynn’s (Christine Adams) desire to save the pods almost costs her her life, while Khalil’s (Jordan Calloway) and Jennifer’s (McClain) relationship seemingly comes to an end once Tobias pulled his coattail-or shall, we say, spine? And we can’t forget Anissa, a.k.a. Thunder (Nafessa Williams), who continued to fight her way through Freeland’s corruption. Hear from some of the series stars for a lightning round of a season 2 review and a tease of what’s to come for season 3! In addition, this supercharged series stars Damon Gupton and James Remar. Based on the characters from DC, Black Lightning is from Berlanti Productions and Akil Productions, in association with Warner Bros. Television, with executive producers Greg Berlanti, Salim Akil and Mara Brock Akil, and Sarah Schechter. “Black Lightning” returns this fall to The CW on Mondays (9/8c), with the last two seasons available for streaming on Netflix.
*5:00-5:50 p.m. “Wynonna Earp” — Indigo Ballroom*
Saddle up, Earpers! SYFY’s hit series and the 2018 People’s Choice Award Winner for Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy Show is back. Just because a mind-blowing season finale put an end to Bulshar and the Earp curse doesn’t mean Wynonna’s done kicking demon-ass or putting up one hell of a fight to rescue Waverly from the Garden of Eden. The cast and creators of the award-winning series, based on the IDW Publishing comic book created by Beau Smith, will tease the upcoming 4th season and look back at the show’s most hell-raising moments.
*5:15-6:45 p.m. Marvel Studios — Hall H*
Marvel Studios president and producer Kevin Feige and surprise panelists provide an inside look at the ever-expanding Marvel Cinematic Universe.
*5:30-6:30 p.m. “NOS4A2” — Room 6A*
Based on Joe Hill’s 2013 bestselling novel of the same name, “NOS4A2” features Vic McQueen, a gifted young woman who discovers she has a supernatural ability to find lost things. This ability puts her on a collision course with the evil and immortal Charlie Manx, a supernatural villain who feeds off the souls of children then deposits what remains of them into Christmasland-a twisted place of Manx’s imagination where every day is Christmas Day and unhappiness is against the law. Get a look at the making of AMC’s different kind of vampire story with showrunner and executive producer Jami O’Brien, author and executive producer Joe Hill, and cast members Ashleigh Cummings and Zachary Quinto. Moderated by Clark Collis (Entertainment Weekly), panelists will discuss the transformation of Quinto into a 136-year-old vampire and provide a sneak peek into the final episodes of the season.
*5:45-6:30 p.m. “The Flash” — Ballroom 20*
Team Flash spent the last year dealing with not one but two Cicadas, the return of Eobard Thawne (a.k.a. Reverse Flash), and the surprise arrival from the future of Barry and Iris’s daughter Nora West-Allen, (a.k.a. XS). The stakes were higher than ever during the season 5 finale, which culminated in Barry and Iris losing their daughter after only just getting to know her. How will they deal with saying goodbye to their speedster daughter, and what does Thawne’s escape mean for Team Flash? For answers to this and all your other season 6 questions, come and see the cast and creators at their annual Comic-Con panel. From Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Berlanti Productions and Warner Bros. Television, “The Flash” will return to The CW this fall on Tuesdays at 8/7c.
*6:00-6:50 p.m. “The Magicians” — Indigo Ballroom*
Calling all Fillorians! Magic is back at Comic-Con with your favorite spellbinding millennials. Cast members Stella Maeve, Olivia Taylor Dudley, Hale Appleman, Arjun Gupta, Summer Bishil, Rick Worthy, Jade Tailor, Brittany Curran, and Trevor Einhorn, alongside executive producers Sera Gamble, John McNamara, and Henry Alonso Myers give you the exclusive scoop on the upcoming fifth season.
*6:30-7:30 p.m. “What We Do in the Shadows” — Room 6BCF*
Recently nominated for Outstanding New Program by the Television Critics Association, “What We Do in the Shadows” is a documentary-style look into the daily (or rather, nightly) lives of four vampires who’ve “lived” together for hundreds of years. Join us for a special screening followed by a spirited discussion with series stars Matt Berry, Kayvan Novak, Natasia Demetriou, Harvey Guillén, Mark Proksch and the creative team behind TV’s #1 vampire comedy! BAT!
*7:00-9:00 p.m. DC Universe Series Sneak Previews and Q&A — Indigo Ballroom*
DC fans, this is your Universe! DC Universe has established itself as the premium go-to destination for fans of all things DC, and they are just getting started! Spend your Saturday night with select producers and stars from DC Universe’s original live-action and animated series and get the latest updates and sneak previews on “Titans,” “Doom Patrol,” “Harley Quinn” and “Young Justice: Outsiders.”
*7:15-9:00 p.m. Kevin Smith Reboots Hall H! — Hall H*
Like long lines and oversized giveaway bags, Ink Pot Award-winner Kevin Smith has become an inevitable fixture of Comic-Con. But instead of hitting the stage and talking about past glories like he usually does, this year Smitty’s bringing a new movie to Hall H-a new flick that’s built on . . . past glories. See the world premiere of the “Jay & Silent Bob Reboot” trailer, followed by a Hall H-only sneak preview of the movie-within-a-movie scene from the reboot Jay and Silent Bob are trying to stop: Bluntman V Chronic! Joined by star Jason Mewes and other funny folks from the flick, this panel will be far from Silent, Bob!
*7:45-8:45 p.m. “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” — Room 6BCF*
Come Join the Night Shift with the Nine-Nine! Universal Television brings NBC’s hit comedy “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” to Comic-Con. The hilarious heroes of New York’s funniest police precinct solve crimes like only they can-with tons of humor and the heart to match. Featuring Andy Samberg, Melissa Fumero, Terry Crews, Joe Lo Truglio, Dirk Blocker, and Joel McKinnon Miller and executive producers Dan Goor and Luke Del Tredici.
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*SUNDAY, JULY 21*
*10:30-11:30 a.m. “Supernatural” — Hall H*
See series stars Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Misha Collins, and Alexander Calvert, along with executive producers Robert Singer, Andrew Dabb, Eugenie Ross-Leming, Brad Buckner, and Robert Berens, for their final appearance in Hall H, as they answer questions about the shocking events in last season’s intense finale, as well as what’s in store for the 15th and final season of this long-running series. Fans will also be treated to an exclusive video presentation featuring series highlights as well as the show’s cast and producer Q&A. The 15th season of “Supernatural” will return to The CW on Thursdays this fall in its 8/7c time slot. The series is produced by Kripke Enterprises Inc. in association with Warner Bros. Television.
*11:45 a.m.-12:45p.m. “Riverdale” — Hall H*
Now that the Gargoyle King has been revealed, The Black Hood is dead, and Hiram is in jail, can Archie and the gang have a normal senior year? Riverdale returns for its fourth appearance at Comic-Con to discuss the new mysteries of season 4, including the shocking finale flash forward and what it means for Jughead and the others. Based on the characters from Archie Comics and produced by Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television and CBS Television Studios, this one-hour drama is a bold, subversive take on the surreality of small-town life. See a special video presentation followed by a Q&A with series stars and producers. “Riverdale” ‘s season 4 returns Wednesdays at 8/7c on The CW.
*1:00-2:00 p.m. “Ghost Adventures Live!” — Room 7AB*
Travel Channel brings you the paranormal investigators and stars of its hit series, “Ghost Adventures, LIVE!” at Comic-Con! Join Zak Bagans and his paranormal team including Aaron Goodwin, Jay Wasley and Billy Tolley, as they share stories from their most memorable and horrifying encounters. Fans will get the chance to hear firsthand all of the behind-the-scenes details that go into creating this wildly popular franchise. The team will also debut never-before-seen footage. This is a panel for the superfans and true believers who want to hear it all. Those in attendance will have the chance to ask their own burning questions of their favorite ghost hunters. Plus, they’ll receive an exclusive giveaway and be among the first to hear exciting news from the team. Matthew Butler, general manager, Travel Channel, will moderate the panel.
*1:00-1:45 p.m. “Mayans M.C.” — Hall H*
“Mayans M.C.” is the next chapter in Kurt Sutter’s award-winning Sons of Anarchy saga. Set in a post-Jax Teller world, Ezekiel “EZ” Reyes is fresh out of prison and a prospect in the Mayans M.C. charter on the Cali/Mexi border. Come for an exclusive sneak peek at a scene from the upcoming season and a not-to-be-missed conversation with Kurt Sutter (Co-Creator/Executive Producer), Elgin James (Co-Creator/Executive Producer), Kevin Dowling (Executive Producer), plus stars JD Pardo, Clayton Cardenas, Edward James Olmos, Sarah Bolger, Michael Irby, Antonio Jaramillo, Raoul Max Trujillo, Richard Cabral, Danny Pino, Emilio Rivera, Frankie Loyal, Joseph Lucero and Vincent Rocco Vargas. Moderator: Lynette Rice, Entertainment Weekly.
*2:15-3:15 p.m. Comic Con 50 Trailer Park — Hall H*
Come celebrate Comic-Con and Hollywood’s long history with a selection of 30 years’ worth of era-defining trailers for films that had previews or panels at Comic-Con between 1976 and 2007-from the first contemporary film to have a presentation at Comic-Con to the films that launched the comic book-based blockbuster era of the last 12 years. This panel will be a cinematic retrospective of movies that fans discovered at Comic-Con and some that only got made because fans loved the comics they were based on.
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