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New York Comic-Con 2016 TV Schedule: Find Out Which Shows Are Heading to NYCC

Comic-Con is hitting New York City once again this year for the annual NYCC, and television is taking over. Tons of fan-favorite shows — including the new “24,” “Archer,” the hotly anticipated “Legion” and many more — are heading to the four-day fest, which takes place in the Big Apple from October 6 through October 9. Variety is keeping track of all the TV screenings and panels in one handy master list, so bookmark this page to stay up-to-date as the networks and studios set their schedules for the event. We will be updating frequently.


“Ash vs. Evil Dead” (Starz) — 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at the Hammerstein Ballroom

Stars Bruce Campbell, Lucy Lawless, Ray Santiago, Dana DeLorenzo, Lee Majors and Ted Raimi discuss the hit series and preview what’s to come this season. Attendees will also see the premiere of episode 2.

“Comic Book Men” (AMC) — 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. at the Javits Center, Main Stage

Kevin Smith, Walter Flanagan, Bryan Johnson, Michael Zapcic and Ming Chen discuss their hit AMC unscripted series, “Comic Book Men.” The series returns for its sixth season on Sunday, October 23 at midnight.

“The Exorcist” (Fox) — 12:45 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. at the Hammerstein Ballroom

Geena Davis and executive producer Jeremy Slater will take a break from filming to join fans at NYCC and present a special sneak preview of the thrilling third episode, before it airs the following Friday. A moderated discussion and audience Q&A will follow.

“StarTalk” (NatGeo) — 12:45 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. at the Hammerstein Ballroom

Neil deGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist and director of the Hayden Planetarium, discusses the new season of “StarTalk” and the new “StarTalk” book from National Geographic Books. Panel includes an all new episode and a discussion about science and space in pop culture, what the future will look like.

“Doctor Who” (BBC) — 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Javits Center, Main Stage

Take a journey with the Eleventh Doctor (Matt Smith), and companions River Pond (Alex Kingston) and Clara Oswald (Jenna Coleman). Join them in a panel titled “Tales from the TARDIS” as they talk about bowties, Daleks and more.

“The Walking Dead” Comics — 2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. at the Hammerstein Ballroom

Dive into the world of the “The Walking Dead” comics with creator Robert Kirkman, with exclusive news, special guest panelists and a Q&A.

“Impractical Jokers” (truTV) — 3:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. at the Javits Center, Main Stage

Join Joe Gatto, James “Murr” Murray, Brian “Q” Quinn and Sal Vulcano for a panel with some behind-the-scenes stories, and find out how they created a hit TV show that spawned sold-out national tours, popular podcasts and even their own cruise! The panel concludes with a Q&A.

“Stan Against Evil” (IFC) — 5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. at the Javits Center, Room 1A06

Join creator Dana Gould and stars John C. McGinley and Janet Varney for a conversation and Q&A. “Stan Against Evil” follows Stan (McGinley), a disgruntled former sheriff of a small town who was forced into retirement. Panel includes an advanced screening of the premiere episode.

“Legends of the Hidden Temple” (Nickelodeon) — 5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. at the Hammerstein Ballroom

Join returning cast members Kirk Fogg and Dee Baker, plus movie cast members Colin Critchley and Jet Jurgensmeyer for a behind-the-scenes look at the TV movie based on the iconic 90s TV Show. plus a special sneak preview.

“Jon Glaser Loves Gear” (truTV) — 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Hammerstein Ballroom

Jon Glaser comes to NYCC to discuss his greatest passion: GEAR. Join Glaser for a panel and Q&A to discuss his new series “Jon Glaser Loves Gear.”

“Archer” (FX) — 6:45 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. at the Hammerstein Ballroom

Come see an exclusive sneak peek at the upcoming eighth season and then join the voice cast of H. Jon Benjamin, Aisha Tyler, Jessica Walter, Chris Parnell, Amber Nash and Lucky Yates, plus creator Adam Reed, executive producer Matt Thompson and co-executive producer Casey Willis, as they discuss bringing the Emmy-winning animated series to life.


“Stranger Things” (Netflix) — 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Javits Center, Main Stage

Join stars of the series Millie Bobby Brown and David Harbour for a panel entitled “Inside The Upside Down” as they talk about the monsters, secrets behind-the-scenes, and of course, eggos.

“Lost Girl” (Syfy) — 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. at the Javits Center, Room 1A21

Anna Silk and Zoie Palmer discuss the end of the cult favorite series and what’s in store for their futures including Palmer’s new series, “Dark Matter.”

“Sweet/Vicious” (MTV) — 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Javits Center, Room 1A10

Featuring executive producers Jennifer Kaytin Robinson and Amanda Lasher and cast members Eliza Bennett, Taylor Dearden, Brandon Mychal-Smith and Nick Fink, “Sweet/Vicious” makes it’s first NYCC appearance. The panel also includes an exclusive first look at the series.

“Elementary” (CBS) — 1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. at the Hammerstein Ballroom

Join series stars Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu and Nelsan Ellis with creator Robert Doherty for an exclusive screening of a never before seen episode, followed by a panel discussion and fan Q&A.

“People of Earth” (TBS) — 1:45 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. at the Javits Center, Room 1A10

Get an inside look at “People of Earth” with Conan O’Brien, Greg Daniels and creator David Jenkins. The new half-hour single-camera comedy series involves a support group for alien abductees. Join series star Wyatt Cenac  for a screening of the pilot episode followed by a Q&A.

“Salem” (WGN America) — 2:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. at the Javits Center, Room 1A06

Join the star-studded cast and producers for an extended sneak peek at the upcoming third season, set to premiere Halloween week on November 2. Shane West, along with co-creators and executive producers Brannon Braga and Adam Simon will unveil footage from the supernatural thriller series, produced by Fox 21 Television Studios. A moderated discussion will be followed by an audience Q&A.

“Mr. Robot” (USA Network) — 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Book-Con, 500 West 36th St.

Go behind the scenes with creator and executive producer Sam Esmail and show writer Courtney Looney as they discuss the award–winning series and its first and only official book tie-in, “Mr. Robot: Red Wheelbarrow.”

“Once Upon A Time” (ABC) — 4:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. at the Hammerstein Ballroom

Co-creators and executive producers Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz invite you to join them for an exclusive look at an upcoming episode of “Once Upon a Time” and a discussion of the new season. The panel concludes with a Q&A.

“Shut Eye” (Hulu) — 4:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. at the Javits Center, Room 1A10

Join the cast and series creator of “Shut Eye” for a panel and Q&A where they will discuss the new show and the complex world of psychics.

“Beyond” (Freeform) — 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Javits Center, in Room 1A06

The panel will include a screening of the first episode, which is schedule to premiere in January 2017. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with executive producers Tim Kring, David Eick and Adam Nussdorf, along with series star Burkely Duffield.

“Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” (ABC) — 7:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. at the Javits Center, Main Stage

Join Marvel’s Head of Television Jeph Loeb and stars of the series as they share secrets from the hot new season and be the first to see an all-new episode of “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”

Humans” (AMC) — 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Javits Center, Room 1A06

The cast and executive producers from AMC’s “Humans” discuss the upcoming season, new characters, and reveal behind-the-scenes information about the sci-fi series during their first appearance at New York Comic-Con.


“Teen Wolf” (MTV) — 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Hammerstein Ballroom

“Teen Wolf” will return to NYCC one final time as the series draws to an end. The panel features cast members Tyler Posey, Holland Roden, Shelley Hennig, Linden Ashby and Melissa Ponzio, along with executive producer Jeff Davis.

“Gotham” (Fox) —  11:30 a.m. – 12:30 at the Javits Center, Main Stage

David Mazouz, Erin Richards and Robin Lord Taylor give a behind-the-scenes look at Gotham’s underworld.

“Shadowhunters” (Freeform) — 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hammerstein Ballroom

Get an exclusive first look at footage from the premiere of season two. Join executive producers Todd Slavkin, Darren Swimmer, McG and cast (appearances dependent on availability).

“Freakish” (Hulu) — 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. at the Javits Center, Room 1A06

Ahead of the series premiere on Oct. 10, join the cast for a moderated panel discussion and an exclusive sneak peek at the debut episode.

“Black Mirror” (Netflix) — 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Javits Center, Room 1A10

Available on Netflix beginning Oct. 21, “Black Mirror” is an anthology series that taps into our collective unease with the modern world, with each stand–alone episode a sharp, suspenseful tale exploring themes of contemporary techno–paranoia. Panel speakers are currently TBD.

“The Expanse” and “The Magicians” (Syfy) — 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hammerstein Ballroom

Join the cast and producers for a sneak peek at the second seasons of Syfy’s hit dramas, both based on successful book series.

“24: Legacy” (Fox) — 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Javits Center, Main Stage

Get an exclusive preview of the first half of the pilot, then join executive producers Manny Coto, Evan Katz and Howard Gordon, along with stars Corey Hawkins, Miranda Otto and Jimmy Smits for a panel discussion followed by an audience Q&A.

“Midnight, Texas” (NBC) — 4 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. at at the Javits Center, Room 1A06

Join cast members François Arnaud, Sarah Ramos, Arielle Kebbel, Peter Mensah, Parisa Fitz-Henley and Dylan Bruce, along with executive producers Monica Owusu-Breen and David Janollari for a discussion and Q&A session. Also featured is a preview an exclusive screening of the pilot episode of “Midnight, Texas.”

“The Walking Dead” (AMC) — 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at The Theater at Madison Square Garden

Join the cast and executive producers for a panel where they will discuss the shocking finale of season 6 as well as show a sneak peek at Season 7.

“Emerald City” (NBC) — 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Javits Center, Room 1A10

Preview an exclusive screening of the series with cast members Adria Arjona, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Vincent D’Onofrio, executive producers David Schulner, Shaun Cassidy and director Tarsem Singh Dhandwar.

“Marvel’s Iron Fist” (Netflix) — 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Javits Center, Main Stage

Moderated by Marvel’s Head of Television Jeph Loeb, join the cast of the new Netflix original series in their first-ever appearance as they answer questions and debut footage from the highly-anticipated show. “Marvel’s Iron Fist” is scheduled to premiere in 2017.

“Outcast” (Cinemax) — 8:00 p.m. at the Javits Center, Room 1A06 

Creator Robert Kirkman will be joined by cast members Patrick Fugit, Reg E. Cathey and Brent Spiner.

SUNDAY, Oct. 9

“Gravity Falls” (Disney) — 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Javits Center, Main Stage

Join Eric Geron in-conversation with  creator Alex Hirsch, head writer Rob Renzetti and character designers Andy Gonsalves and Stephanie Ramirez as they delve into the world of Gravity Falls.

“Falling Water” (USA Network) — 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at the Javits Center, Room 1A10

The  upcoming series “Falling Water” explores the lives of three strangers who realize that they are each dreaming separate parts of a single shared dream, and soon uncover a dark secret to their ordeal. Join the cast and creators for a panel discussion and Q&A.

“Timeless” (NBC) — 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. at the Javits Center, Room 1A06

Preview an exclusive screening of “Timeless'” second episode and join  Matt Lanter, Malcolm Barrett, Goran Višnjić and co-creator and executive producer Eric Kripke for a Q&A session. Timeless premieres this fall on Mondays on NBC.

“Legion” (FX) — 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Hammerstein Ballroom

Get an exclusive sneak peek at “Legion” from showrunner Noah Hawley (“Fargo”), followed by a moderated discussion and audience Q&A. Inspired by the character from Marvel’s “X-Men” comics, “Legion” is the story of David Haller (played by Dan Stevens), a troubled young man who may be more than human. In attendance at NYCC will be Hawley, executive producer Lauren Shuler Donner and head of Marvel Television Jeph Loeb, plus cast members including Stevens, Rachel Keller, Aubrey Plaza and more.

“Son of Zorn” (Fox) — 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Hammerstein Ballroom

Join the hilarious cast and creative team behind Fox’s new hybrid live-action, animated family comedy, including executive producers Sally Bradford McKenna and Eric Appel, along with stars Cheryl Hines, Tim Meadows and Johnny Pemberton for an advanced screening of a never-before-seen episode followed by a moderated Q&A panel, as they discuss the series that follows an animated warrior from a faraway island in the Pacific Ocean who returns to Orange County to win back his live-action ex-wife and teenage son.

“Paranormal Lockdown” (Destination America) — 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Javits Center, Room 1A10

Join the hosts of “Paranormal Lockdown” Nick Groff and Katrina Weidman as they break from filming to talk about their ultimate ghost adventures. The panel will include never-before-seen footage, untold stories from their creepiest investigations and clips from Destination America’s next history-making Halloween special “Paranormal Lockdown: The Black Monk House.”

“Sleepy Hollow” (Fox) — 4:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. at the Javits Center, Main Stage

Be the first to see a sneak peek of the fourth season of Sleepy Hollow, before it returns in 2017. Stars Tom Mison, Lyndie Greenwood, Janina Gavankar and Jeremy Davies, along with executive producers Len Wiseman, Albert Kim, and Raven Metzner return to NYCC to share stories from set and present a selection of new scenes during a moderated panel discussion.


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