TV has become an integral part of San Diego Comic-Con, the annual pop culture convention that sees more than 160,000 attendees descend on the San Diego Convention Center every year. To prepare you for the 2016 show, taking place July 21-24, Variety is keeping track of all the television-related screenings and panels in one handy master-list. Bookmark this page to stay up to date as the networks and studios set their schedules for the event.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 20
Warner Bros. TV Preview Night (6-10 p.m., Ballroom 20) Exclusive world premiere screenings of the pilot episodes of five of the most highly anticipated series of the 2016–17 television season — The CW’s Riverdale, NBC’s Powerless, TBS’ People of Earth, The CW’s Frequency and ABC’s Time After Time — as well as a brand new episode of Teen Titans Go! and the debut of Justice League Action.
THURSDAY, JULY 21
Teen Titans Go! (10:15-11:15 a.m., Room 6DE, Cartoon Network) A Titan-sized panel features producers Aaron Horvath and Pete Michail along with voice cast members Greg Cipes, Scott Menville, Khary Payton and Tara Strong for a screening and Q&A covering your favorite animated series.
Happy Happy! Joy Joy! (11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Room 6A, Nickelodeon) For 25 years, Nickelodeon has produced some of the most innovative and memorable animation in the history of television. Nick Animation podcast host Hector Navarro finds out how and why four of the network’s most influential creators did what they did: Craig Bartlett (Hey Arnold), Jhonen Vasquez (Invader Zim), Butch Hartman (Fairly OddParents, Danny Phanton) and Arlene Klasky (Rugrats, Wild Thornberrys, Rocket Power), who along with Gabor Csupo and Paul Germain, created Rugrats.
CBS TV Studios block: Scorpion, American Gothic, Fan Favorites and MacGyver (12-3 p.m., Ballroom 20) Join cast members and producers from three CBS shows as well as fan favorites Eric Christian Olsen, Daniela Ruah, Wilmer Valderrama, Kirsten Vangsness, Daniel Henney and James Wolk for a look inside the making of the hit dramas.
Justice League Action (12-1 p.m., Room 25 ABC, Cartoon Network) Producers Butch Lukic and Alan Burnett and voice cast members Kevin Conroy and Diedrich Bader present an exclusive sneak peek and Q&A at this highly anticipated new series.
Falling Water (1:45-2:45 p.m., Room 6A, USA Network) Be the first to see USA Network’s highly anticipated new drama series Falling Water, presented by creators Gale Anne Hurd and Blake Masters.
Thunderbirds Are Go (2-3 p.m., Room 7AB, Amazon) Executive producer Giles Ridge; head writer Rob Hoegee; members of the cast including David Menkin, Rasmus Hardiker, and Andres Williams; and Ben Milsom of Weta Workshop will discuss the revival of the cult ’60s kids show.
The Good Place (3-4 p.m., Indigo Ballroom, NBC) From executive producer Michael Schur and director Drew Goddard comes a unique new comedy that follows Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell), an ordinary woman who, through an extraordinary string of events, enters the afterlife where she comes to realize that she hasn’t been a very good person. With the help of her wise newfound afterlife mentor (Ted Danson) she’s determined to shed her old way of living and discover the awesome (or at least the pretty good) person within.
The Last Ship (3-4 p.m., Room 6A, TNT) Cast members Eric Dane, Adam Baldwin, and Bridget Regan and showrunnerSteven Kane present an exclusive sneak preview of what’s yet to come this season.
The Strain (3:15-4:15 p.m., Ballroom 20, FX) Get an exclusive sneak peek of the upcoming third season, plus the debut of a Comic-Con exclusive original video that’s sure to go viral. Showrunner/executive producer/director/writer Carlton Cuse, co-creator/executive producer/writer Chuck Hogan, and stars Kevin Durand, Ruta Gedmintas, Richard Sammel, and Miguel Gomez discuss the challenges of bringing this chilling world to life.
Silicon Valley (4 p.m., Indigo Ballroom, HBO) Co-creator/executive producer Mike Judge, executive producer Alec Berg and cast members Thomas Middleditch, Kumail Nanjiani, Zach Woods, Martin Starr and Amanda Crew will be on hand to discuss the critically-acclaimed comedy.
The Man in the High Castle (4:15-5:15 p.m., Room 6A, Amazon) Join executive producer Isa Dick Hackett, daughter of the late Philip K. Dick, along with members of the cast and crew to learn how starkly similar this world is to today and what’s to come in Season 2.
Teen Wolf (4:30 – 5:30 p.m., Ballroom 20, MTV) Cast members and executive producer Jeff Davis will reveal an exclusive first-look Season 6 trailer, share revelations for the upcoming season and answer fan questions.
Colony (4:45-5:45 p.m., Room 6BCF, USA Network) Executive producers Carlton Cuse and Ryan Condal, along with series stars, offer an exclusive inside look at the new season.
Van Helsing (5-6 p.m., Indigo Ballroom, Syfy) Stars Kelly Overton, Jonathan Scarfe, and Christopher Heyerdahl will join creator/showrunner Neil LaBute and executive producers Simon Barry, Chad Oakes, and Mike Frislev.
Marvel’s Luke Cage (5:45 – 6:45 p.m., Ballroom 20, Netflix) The cast of the upcoming Netflix original series Marvel’s Luke Cage make their first-ever appearance, answering questions and giving fans a look at exclusive footage from the highly anticipated series, ahead of its September 30 global debut on Netflix.
Mr. Robot (6-7 p.m., Room 6BCF, USA Network) Go behind the scenes with stars Rami Malek, Christian Slater, Portia Doubleday, Carly Chaikin and season 2 newcomer Grace Gummer as they discuss the series’ exciting second season.
Drunk History and Legends of Chamberlain Heights (6-7:30 p.m., Indigo Ballroom, Comedy Central) Come learn about the history of Comedy Central’s Drunk History! Derek Waters (co-creator/host/director) and other panelistss will walk you through how this liquored-up narration of American history works, with the help of an ever-changing cast of intoxicated actors and comedians, followed by a first-ever sneak peek of Comedy Central’s new animated comedy.
Dark Matter (7-8 p.m., Room 6DE, Syfy) In the midst of the epic space drama’s second season, cast members Melissa O’Neil Anthony Lemke, Alex Mallari Jr., Jodelle Ferland, and newcomer Melanie Liburd will discuss new storylines, characters, sets, and behind-the-scenes tidbits. There will also be some exclusive, never-before-seen footage shown.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (8-10 p.m., Room 6DHE, Fox) Join cast and producers for an exclusive first look at the two-hour event premiering this fall.
FRIDAY, JULY 22
Inside The Big Bang Theory Writers’ Room (10-11 a.m., Ballroom 20, CBS) The Big Bang Theory writers return to San Diego to take you inside the biggest moments of Season 9, and behind the scenes of TVs #1 comedy! From the wedding to the baby news to Shamy’s big night, find out what goes into making the hit series each week and how the writers keep things fresh after more than 200 episodes.
Steven Universe (10:15 a.m.-11:45 a.m., Hilton Bayfront, Indigo Ballroom, Cartoon Network) The series cast and musical minds behind Steven Universe will give a never-before-seen performance of the series’ critically-acclaimed music, as well as exclusive previews from upcoming episodes and an extended Q&A.
My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic and My Little Pony: Equestria Girls (10:30-11:30 a.m., Room 6A) The cast and creatives behind the two shows share details of the making of the popular animated series. Fans will also get a sneak peek into the rest of season 6, the new My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Legend of Everfree movie.
Bones (11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Ballroom 20, Fox) Emily Deschanel, David Boreanaz, TJ Thyne, Michaela Conlin, Tamara Taylor, John Boyd and executive producers Jonathan Collier and Michael Peterson will hold a Q&A with fans for the last time in honor of the procedural’s final season.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles–Return to New York (11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m., Room 6A, Nickelodeon) Executive producers Ciro Nieli and Brandon Auman share sneak peeks at the epic adventures and new characters that await the turtles when they return to the streets of New York. On hand will be the voice actors of the TMNT world: Rob Paulsen (Donatello), Greg Cipes (Michelangelo), Mae Whitman (April O’Neil), Eric Bauza (Tiger Claw) and Gwendoline Yeo (Shinigami). But that’s not all: Witness the world premiere of two never-before-seen TMNT animated shorts presented by TMNT co-creator Kevin Eastman.
Fear the Walking Dead (12-1 p.m., Hall H, AMC) Stars Kim Dickens, Cliff Curtis, Alycia Debnam-Carey, Frank Dillane, Lorenzo James Henrie, Mercedes Mason, Colman Domingo and Danay Garcia will be on hand with executive producer and showrunner David Erickson, and executive producers Robert Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd, Greg Nicotero and Dave Alpert.
Robot Chicken (12:15 p.m.-1 p.m., Indigo Ballroom, Adult Swim) Co-creator/EP Matthew Senreich, EP/co-head writer Tom Root,EP/co-head writer Doug Goldstein, actor/writer Breckin Meyer, and writer/director Tom Sheppard are joined by a very special guest: voice actor Donald Faison.
Brad Neely’s Harg Nalllin’ Sclopio Peepio (1:15 p.m.-2 p.m., Indigo Ballroom, Adult Swim) Show creator Brad Neely, executive producer Daniel Weidenfeld, and co-executive producer Dave Newberg invite you to an exclusive look at the first season of the animated sketch show.
The 100 (12:30-1:30 p.m., Ballroom 20, The CW) Be among the first to find out what’s in store for season 4. See a special video presentation followed by a Q&A with series stars and producers.
The Walking Dead (1-2 p.m., Hall H, AMC) In the aftermath of the brutal Season 6 cliffhanger, cast members Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Steven Yeun, Lauren Cohan, Danai Gurira, Chandler Riggs, Michael Cudlitz, Sonequa Martin-Green, Christian Serratos, Ross Marquand and Josh McDermitt will appear along with executive producers Scott M. Gimple, Robert Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd, Greg Nicotero and David Alpert to discuss what’s ahead in Season 7.
Star Trek: Five Decades of Comics (1:30-2:30 p.m., Room 8) A celebration of all the 4-color Star Trek worlds, featuring a look at all past iterations and a chat with many who’ve chronicled the Enterprise crews’ comic-book adventures, including Len Wein, Scott Tipton, Mike Johnson, John Van Citters and JK Woodward. Moderated by Star Trek editor/supreme commander Sarah Gaydos.
People of Earth (2-2:30 p.m., Room 6BCF, TBS) Join series star Wyatt Cenac, co-executive producer David Jenkins and executive producer Greg Daniels for a screening of the pilot episode followed by a Q&A.
Game of Thrones (2:15 p.m, Hall H, HBO) Executive producers David Benioff and D.B. Weiss will be joined by director Michael Sapochnik and cast members John Bradley, Liam Cunningham, Nathalie Emmanuel, Isaac Hemptstead Wright, Conleth Hill, Faye Marsay, Kristian Nairn, Iwan Rheon and Sophie Turner to dissect Season 6 and (hopefully) tease Season 7.
Rick and Morty (2:15-3 p.m., Indigo Ballroom, Adult Swim) Executive producers Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland, writer/producer Ryan Ridley, and voice talent Spencer Grammer, Sarah Chalke and Chris Parnell invite fans for a sneak peek at the third season.
Dead of Summer (2:15-3:15 p.m., Room 6A, Freeform) Co-creators and executive producers Edward Kitsis, Adam Horowitz, and Ian Goldberg, along with members of the cast, discuss the new series of haunting secrets, self-discovery and supernatural lore.
Powerless (2:30-3 p.m., Room 6BCF, NBC) Cast members Vanessa Hudgens, Danny Pudi, and Alan Tudyk along with executive producer Ben Queen, and executive producer/director Michael Patrick Jann present a screening of the pilot episode and Q&A covering the first comedy series set in the DC universe.
Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD (3-4 p.m. Ballroom 20, ABC) Executive producer and head of Marvel Television Jeph Loeb and cast members Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Chloe Bennet, Henry Simmons, Elizabeth Henstridge, and Iain De Caestecker, co-creators and executive producers Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen, and executive producer Jeff Bell share the secrets, lies, and dangers of making season 3. See exclusive footage and surprise moments, and be the first to learn what’s in store for Season 4.
American Gods (3:15 p.m. in Room 6BCF, Starz) Executive producers Bryan Fuller, Michael Green and Neil Gaiman and stars Ricky Whittle, Ian McShane, Yetide Badaki, Pablo Shreiber and Bruce Langley are slated to be in attendance for this panel presentation.
Samurai Jack (3:15-4 p.m., Indigo Ballroom, Adult Swim) Creator/director Genndy Tartakovsky, head writer Darrick Bachman, art director Scott Wills, storyboard artist Bryan Andrews, and character designer Craig Kellman give fans a behind-the-scenes look at the upcoming revival of hit animated action-adventure series.
Bates Motel ( 3:30 p.m., Room 6A, A+E) Cast members Vera Famiga, Freddie Highmore, Max Thieriot, and Nestor Carbonell, along with creators and executive producers Kerry Ehrin and Carlton Cuse, reveal exclusive content from the upcoming season.
Bob’s Burgers (4-5 p.m., Indigo Ballroom, Fox) Creator and executive producer Loren Bouchard, executive producer Jim Dauterive and cast members H. Jon Benjamin, Dan Mintz, Eugene Mirman, John Roberts, Kristen Schaal and Larry Murphy will bring never-before-seen footage followed by a Q&A panel discussion.
Orphan Black (4:30 p.m., Room 6BCF, BBC America) Tatiana Maslany, Jordan Gavaris, Kristian Bruun, Kevin Hanchard and Kathryn Alexandre, as well as co-creators John Fawcett and Graeme Manson, will be joined by this year’s moderator Comedy Bang! Bang! host Scott Aukerman. They’ll look back at the thrilling season and offer clues to what’s next for the Clone Club.
Salem (4:45-5:45 p.m., Room 6A, WGN America) Shane West, Janet Montgomery, Seth Gabel, Iddo Goldberg and Elise Eberly along with executive producers Brannon Braga and Adam Simon will preview footage and hold a Q&A.
South Park (5-6 p.m., Hall H, Comedy Central) Panelists will discuss the evolution of the series over the last two decades, take questions from fans and provide an exclusive sneak peek of “South Park: The Fractured But Whole,” the next-gen video game from Ubisoft and follow-up to the 2014 game “South Park: The Stick of Truth.”
Archer (5-6 p.m., Indigo Ballroom, FX) Voice actors H. Jon Benjamin, Aisha Tyler, Jessica Walter, Chris Parnell, Judy Greer, Amber Nash and Lucky Yates join creator Adam Reed, executive producer Matt Thompson and co-executive producer Casey Willis for an exclusive video and discussion.
iZombie (5:30-6:30 p.m., Ballroom 20, The CW) See a special video presentation followed by a panel with series stars as well as executive producers Rob Thomas and Diane Ruggiero-Wright.
Vikings (5:45-6:45 p.m., Room 6BCF, History) Cast Travis Fimmel, Katheryn Winnick, Clive Standen, Gustaf Skarsgard, Alyssa Sutherland and Alexander Ludwig tease the second half of Season 4 with creator Michael Hirst.
The Exorcist (6-7 p.m., Room 6A, Fox) Stars Geena Davis, Alfonso Herrera, Ben Daniels and writer/producer Jeremy Slater will preview the first full episode of the demonic series, based on the iconic film of the same name and the book that inspired it.
Preacher (6:30-8:30 p.m., Hall H, AMC) Join cast members Dominic Cooper, Ruth Negga, Joseph Gilgun, Ian Colletti and Graham McTavish along with executive producers Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg and co-executive producer Garth Ennis for a panel and live stage reading of the penultimate episode of Season 1.
Trek Talks: Science, Smithsonian and Star Trek (6:30-7:30 p.m., Room 5AB) From the cutting-edge labs of the Smithsonian Institution to the front-lines of the digital economy, the promises made in Star Trek are coming true. This panel gives a glimpse at real Trek technology: the tricorder that may change medicine; laser weapon technology; and an actual tractor beam. And fans will get a preview of the original Starship Enterprise, fully restored after 50 years and the centerpiece of the National Air & Space Museum. This panel will be supplemented by exclusive preview clips from Smithsonian Channel’s two-hour special “Building Star Trek,” which will air later this year. Dr. Margaret Weitekamp, Curator at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum, moderates a discussion with Dr. Sonny Kohli, Team Leader of Cloud DX, a finalist for the Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE; David Grier, Professor of Physics and Director of the Center for Soft Matter Research at New York University, who is developing a real-life Tractor Beam; Dr. Rob Afzal, Lockheed Martin Senior Fellow Laser Sensor and Systems Harnessing the Power of Lasers; and Elizabeth Trojian, Executive Producer of Smithsonian Channel’s “Building Star Trek.”
She Made That?: Nickelodeon hosts Women in Animation (6:30-7:30 p.m., Room 24ABC, Nickelodeon) Join a group of innovative and pioneering female cartoon creators for a discussion on their careers and the opportunities for women in animation today, moderated by Variety‘s Laura Prudom. Panelists include women responsible for the original Nicktoons from the 1990s and others who are making some of today’s best animation for TV and the web. The panel will include Lauren Faust (My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic), Mary Harrington (The Ren & Stimpy Show, Rocko’s Modern Life), Vanessa Coffey (Rugrats, Doug), Rikke Asbjoern (Pinky Malinky), Margaret Dean (Women in Animation) and Maija Burnett (California Institute of the Arts).
Scream Queens (6:45-7:45 p.m., Ballroom 20, Fox) Jamie Lee Curtis, Emma Roberts and Lea Michele will discuss the upcoming Season 2, which is set in an hospital after the events of last season.
Supernatural Super Panel (7-8 p.m., Room 7AB, Destination America)
Join Adam Berry and Amy Bruni from Destination America’s new series “Kindred Spirits,” as they unveil more details about the show, and “Paranormal Lockdown’s Nick Groff and Katrina Weidman and “Haunted Collector’s” John Zaffis as they spill on their respective shows.
Sharknado: The 4th Awakens (7:15-8:15 p.m., Room 6A, Syfy) Ian Ziering, Tara Reid, Ryan Newman, Stacey Dash, Cody Linley, Masiela Lusha and director Anthony Ferrante will whet your appetite for the explosive new sequel with exclusive clips of the fourth installment and a Q&A.
SATURDAY, JULY 23
Once Upon a Time (10-10:45 a.m., Ballroom 20, ABC) Co-creators/executive producers Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz and cast members discuss the upcoming season of unexpected twists, evolving characters, new adventures, and new rivalries, with moderator Yvette Nicole Brown.
We Bare Bears (10-11 a.m., Hilton Bayfront, Indigo Ballroom, Cartoon Network) The cast and crew discuss the hilarious new series, celebrate the fans, preview exclusive clips, and take your questions. Panelists include Daniel Chong (series creator), Eric Edelstein (voice of Grizzly), Bobby Moynihan (voice of Panda), Demetri Martin (voice of Ice Bear), Charlyne Yi (voice of Chloe), and Lauren Sassen (storyboard artist), moderated by Mikey Heller (series writer).
The Vampire Diaries (11-11:45 a.m., Ballroom 20, The CW) The cast and creative team return to San Diego for an exciting eighth appearance. Series stars will join executive producers for a video screening and Q&A session.
The Powerpuff Girls (11 a.m. -12 p.m., Hilton Bayfront, Indigo Ballroom, Cartoon Network) Join Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup for their first Comic-Con appearance as cast and crew discuss the new series, premiere exclusive clips and take fan questions.
Back to the ‘90s: All That Reunion and Legends of the Hidden Temple (11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Room 6A, Nickelodeon) Alums from the sketch comedy series, including Josh Server, Danny Tamberelli, Lori Beth Denberg and Kel Mitchell, will be on hand for a nostalgic retrospective, followed by a sneak peek at the upcoming TV movie with returning cast members Kirk Fogg and Dee Bradley Baker, and Isabela Moner.
Blindspot (12-12:45 p.m., Indigo Ballroom, NBC) See a special video presentation followed by a panel with series stars Sullivan Stapleton, Jaimie Alexander, Rob Brown, Audrey Esparza, Ashley Johnson, and writer/executive producer Martin Gero.
The Simpsons (12-12:45 p.m., Ballroom 20, Fox) Creator Matt Groening, executive producers Al Jean and Matt Selman, supervising director Mike B. Anderson, Oscar-nominated director of The Simpsons Movie David Silverman, and voice of Bart Simpson Nancy Cartwright offer some juicy tidbits on the 28th season and beyond.
Marvel Animation Presents (12:30–1:30 p.m., Room 6A) Go behind the scenes into the world of Marvel Animation.
Star Trek: The Roddenberry Vault (12:30-1:30 p.m., Room 5AB) Star Trek documentarian Roger Lay, Jr.; Rod Roddenberry, CEO of Roddenberry Entertainment and son of Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry; CBS’s Phil Bishop; and Star Trek alumni Mike and Denise Okuda will reveal never-before-seen clips and photos from some of Star Trek’s most beloved episodes.
The Originals (12:50-1:25 p.m., Indigo Ballroom, The CW) Executive producers and series stars are on hand for a special video presentation followed by discussion.
Family Guy (1-1:35 p.m., Ballroom 20, Fox) Alex Borstein, Mike Henry and executive producers Rich Appel, Alec Sulkin and Steve Callaghan preview the new season, moderated by Variety‘s Laura Prudom.
Lucifer (1:30-2:05 p.m., Indigo Ballroom, Fox) Get a sizzling sneak peek at season 2, followed by a panel with series stars as well as executive producers Joe Henderson and Ildy Modrovich.
American Dad! (1:45-2:15 p.m., Ballroom 20, TBS) Scott Grimes, Dee Bradley Baker, Rachael MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal and executive producers Matt Weitzman and Brian Boyle will preview the new season as well as performing a live table read.
Star Trek: Celebrating 50 Years (2-3 p.m., Hall H, CBS) The legendary William Shatner and Trek alumni Scott Bakula (Star Trek: Enterprise), Michael Dorn (Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine), Jeri Ryan (Star Trek: Voyager) and Brent Spiner (Star Trek: The Next Generation) take the stage to reflect on 50 years of Star Trek and its indelible mark on our world, as well as what’s to come as the franchise gets ready to boldly return to the small screen. The conversation will be moderated by Bryan Fuller, executive producer of the new Star Trek television series coming to CBS All Access in 2017.
Gotham (2:10-3 p.m., Indigo Ballroom, Fox) Be among the first to see what’s in store for season 3 with a special video presentation, followed by a discussion with series stars and producers.
Vice Principals (2:30 p.m., Horton Grand Theater, HBO) Join the team behind HBO’s newest comedy, creators and executive producers Danny McBride and Jody Hill, and cast member Walton Goggins, who co-stars with McBride, to learn more about the off-kilter laffer.
Grimm (2:30-3:15 p.m., Ballroom 20, NBC) A panel session with David Giuntoli, Russell Hornsby, Bitsie Tulloch, Silas Weir Mitchell, Reggie Lee, Sasha Roiz, Bree Turner, Claire Coffee, and executive producers/writers Jim Koufand David Greenwalt. Also get an exclusive first look at new NBC dramas Emerald City and Midnight, Texas.
Pickle and Peanut/Future Worm (2:30-3:30 p.m., Ballroom 5AB, Disney XD) Join the creators and stars of Disney XD’s animated series Pickle and Peanut and upcoming series Future Worm. Panelists include show creators Noah Jones and Joel Trussell (Pickle and Peanut) and Ryan Quincy (Future Worm). See exclusive clips from the shows, as well as sneak peeks of new animated shows coming soon.
Wynonna Earp (2:30-3:30 p.m., Room 24ABC, Syfy) Stars Melanie Scrofano, Tim Rozon, Shamier Anderson, Dominique Provost Chalkley, Katherine Barrell, and Wynonna Earp comic creator Beau Smith share exclusive footage, offer behind-the-scenes peeks, and participate in a Q&A.
The Expanse (3-4 p.m., Indigo Ballroom, Syfy) Get a sneak peek of the new season of Syfy’s critically acclaimed series from writers of Children of Men and Iron Man, based on the New York Times bestselling book series. Moderator Adam Savage and the cast and executive producers preview the aftermath of season 1’s explosive finale.
Star Trek – The Official Starships Collection: Designing and Filming Starships (3-4 p.m., Room 28 D/E) Star Trek concept designer Rick Sternbach and Visual Effects Producer Dan Curry discuss exactly what it takes to take a Starship from the page to the screen and how the process has changed since Star Trek: The Next Generation debuted in 1987 with the introduction of CG. The panel will be moderated by Eaglemoss’s Ben Robinson and everyone who attends will receive a free model Starship from Eaglemoss’s collection.
Supergirl (3:30-4:15 p.m., Ballroom 20, The CW) Join the series’ cast and creative team for a special video presentation, followed by a discussion of these season 2 hot topics and more.
Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency (4 p.m., Room 6BCF, BBC America) Stars Elijah Wood, Samuel Barnett, Hannah Marks, and Jade Eshete, lead writer and executive producer Max Landis and showrunner Robert Cooper offer a first look at BBC America’s Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, an original series from the producers of The Walking Dead.
The Magicians (4-5 p.m., Indigo Ballroom, Syfy) The cast and executive producers tease the anticipated second season of the Syfy series based on author Lev Grossman’s bestselling fantasy trilogy, with Grossman moderating.
Timeless (4:15-5:15 p.m., Room 6A, NBC) Watch a screening of the premiere and join Abigail Spencer, Matt Lanter, Malcolm Barrett, Goran Višnjić, and co-creators and executive producers Eric Kripke, and and Shawn Ryan for a Q&A.
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow (4:15-5 p.m., Ballroom 20, The CW) After saving the world-and all of time-from the immortal madman Vandal Savage, then bidding farewell to two of their fellow comrades, Hawkman and Hawkgirl, the Legends received an unexpected visit from a mysterious new ally, Rex Tyler, who gives the team a brand new mission. What that mission is, how the Justice Society of America will factor in, and who will be aboard the Waverider when The CW’s Super Hero team-up series returns for its second season are questions that the cast and creative team will seek to answer when they descend on San Diego for their second visit to Comic-Con.
Son of Zorn (5-6 p.m., Indigo Ballroom, Fox) Cheryl Hines, Tim Meadows, Johnny Pemberton, executive producer Sally Bradford McKenna and executive producer and director Eric Appel will give insight into Fox’s new live-action, animated comedy hybrid.
The Flash (5-5:45 p.m., Ballroom 20, The CW) Parallel universes and doppelgangers and man-sharks, oh my! The second season of The CW’s highest-rated series had more than its fair share of twists and turns, but none compared to Barry Allen’s jaw-dropping decision to go back in time and save his mother from his arch-nemesis, Reverse-Flash, a decision that called the entire timeline into question. But fear not fans, you won’t have to wait until the fall to start getting answers to some of your most pressing questions, as the cast and creative team behind the show will be giving fans insight into the show’s highly anticipated third season.
Outcast (5:15 p.m., Room 6BCF, Cinemax) Creator and executive producer Robert Kirkman, showrunner and executive producer Chris Black and cast members Patrick Fugit, Philip Glenister, Wrenn Schmidt, Reg E. Cathey and Brent Spiner will be on hand to discuss the chilling supernatural drama.
Arrow (5:45-6:30 p.m., Ballroom 20, The CW) The cast and creators of the hit CW series will be on-hand for a lively conversation surrounding the upcoming season.
The Last Man on Earth (6-7 p.m., Indigo Ballroom, Fox) Will Forte, Kristen Schaal, January Jones, Mel Rodriguez, Mary Steenburgen and Cleopatra Coleman will discuss the twists and turns from the first two seasons and tease the upcoming third season.
Trek Talks: Star Trek & NASA Boldly Go (6-7 p.m., Room 5AB) NASA scientists, engineers and astronauts often cite Star Trek as inspiring them to pursue careers in their fields. (Nichelle Nichols even helped NASA recruit astronauts in the 1980s.) How does NASA’s vision of the future mimic the world of Star Trek and where does it differ? What technologies in the Star Trek world have paved the way for real technologies being developed by NASA? Robert Picardo, who portrayed The Doctor on Star Trek: Voyager, will moderate a panel which includes Astronaut Kjell Lindgren, NASA Johnson Space Center; Amber Staughn, Astrophysicist, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center; Bobak Ferdowsi, Flight Systems Engineer, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory; and Jay Falker, Early Stage Portfolio Executive, Space Technology Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters.
Riverdale (6:30-7:20 p.m., Room 6BCF, The CW) See a screening of the complete pilot episode, followed by a panel discussion with series stars and executive producers.
Ash Vs. Evil Dead (6:45 p.m., Room 6A, Starz) Join stars Bruce Campbell, Lucy Lawless, Ray Santiago, Dana DeLorenzo, Lee Majors, Ted Raimi and Michelle Hurd for a discussion about the horror-comedy series.
Incorporated (7-8 p.m., Indigo Ballroom, Syfy) Be the first to see the pilot of Syfy’s newest thriller. Set in a near future when corporations have unlimited power, Incorporated follows a young executive who conceals his true identity to infiltrate a ruthless mega-corporation and save the woman he loves. Incorporated is from Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, and Jennifer Todd’s Pearl Street Films.
Kevin Smith (7-8 p.m., Hall H) As part of the filmmaker’s annual Comic-Con panel, Smith will preview a sneak peek of AMC’s new late night talk show Geeking Out and a compilation of his favorite scenes from Season 5 of Comic Book Men.
Frequency (7:25-8:15 p.m., Room 6BCF, The CW) The new CW drama makes its Comic-Con debut with a screening of the complete pilot episode, followed by a panel with series stars Peyton List, Riley Smith, and Mekhi Phifer, along with executive producers Jeremy Carver and Jennifer Gwartz, moderated by Variety’s Laura Prudom.
Time After Time (7:25-8:15 p.m., Room 6BCF, ABC) See a screening of the complete pilot episode, followed by a panel with executive producers Kevin Williamson and Marcos Siega, and series stars Freddie Stroma and Genesis Rodriguez.
Ash vs. Evil Dead (10-11 p.m., Room 6DE, Starz) Get a first viewing of the season 2 premiere episode of the Starz Original Series Ash vs Evil Dead. with introduction by cast and executive producers.
SUNDAY, JULY 24
Sherlock (10-11 a.m., Hall H, BBC America) Star Amanda Abbington, Mark Gatiss (co-creator/executive producer/writer), Steven Moffat (co-creator/executive producer/writer), and Sue Vertue (producer) discuss the latest adventures of Sherlock Holmes and his long-suffering faithful friend, Dr. John Watson
Supernatural (11:15 a.m-12:15 p.m., Hall H, The CW) Series stars Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Misha Collins, and Mark A. Sheppard, along with executive producers Robert Singer and Andrew Dabb to answer questions from the audience about what’s in store for the 12th season of the hit series.
Avatar: The Last Airbender (Noon-1 p.m., Room 24ABC, Nickelodeon) Celebrate Nickelodeon’s Avatar: The Last Airbender with the brilliant mind of Eisner winner Gene Yang, along with guests panelists. They’ll discussing story lines and tease the future in a panel full of surprises and behind-the-scenes stories.
Fox’s Action Showcase: Prison Break and 24: Legacy (12:30-1:30 p.m., Hall H) Prison Break stars Wentworth Miller, Dominic Purcell, Sarah Wayne Callies, Robert Knepper, and producer Vaun Wilmott greet fans fresh out of production to share their behind-the-scenes experiences from set and show a special sneak peek of all new footage! The legacy continues with Corey Hawkins, Miranda Otto, and Jimmy Smits, who join the creators/producers of the original 24-Howard Gordon, Manny Coto, and Evan Katz-for a special fan presentation of the highly anticipated new series.
Animaniacs Live! (3-4:15 p.m., Fox Kids, The WB) Join the voice cast of the iconic animated series Animaniacs, Rob Paulsen, Tress MacNeille and Jess Harnell, along with series songwriter Randy Rogel for a zany, animany, and totally insaney afternoon as they perform songs from the beloved cartoon. Animaniacs Live! will be coming to a city near you.
Buffy the Musical: Once More With Feeling — An Interactive Whedon Musical (3:15-4:45 p.m., Room 6BCF) The powers that be behind Whedonopolis WhedonCon, and FandomCharities present an interactive screening of the Buffy the Vampire Slayer musical episode “Once More with Feeling” as Comic-Con’s big closing event! Many say this is the finest, funniest, most ingenious episode ever to come out of the Buffyverse. But remember, the best part of the show is up to you! This episode was made for talkin’-back, that is-and singing and shouting and dancing in the aisles, with or without your dry cleaning! Audience participation: It isn’t just for Rocky Horror and mob riots anymore. Juliet Landau (Drusilla) plus a surprise guest will be joining the fun.