With a surge in television content this year, it should be no surprise that the small screen offerings at San Diego Comic Con are continuing to grow in numbers as well. To keep you updated on the happenings this year, Variety is compiling a master list of screenings and panels for the July 20-July 23 pop culture convention. Bookmark this page to stay up to date on the schedule, as we will continue to update when networks and studios release their schedules for the event.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 19:
WBTVG Special Sneak Peek Screenings (6-10 p.m., Ballroom 20) Comic-Con and Warner Bros. Television Group continue their annual Preview Night tradition with special screenings. This year’s offerings are the pilot of mid-season thriller “Deception,” as well as exclusive video presentations of “Krypton” and “Black Lightning,” and a new hour-long episode of “Teen Titans Go!” WBTVG says to also expect “special surprises” at this event.
THURSDAY, JULY 20:
Teen Titans Go! (10-11 a.m., Room 6A, Cartoon Network) The Titans return to Comic-Con with another fun-filled screening and panel to kick off the weekend. First, a new hour-long episode will screen exclusively for fans in attendance, and then producers Michael Jelenic, Aaron Horvath, Peter Michail and members of the voice cast, including Greg Cipes, Tara Strong and Scott Menville, will take the stage for a Q&A.
Unikitty! (11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Room 6A, Cartoon Network) A fan favorite character from “The Lego Movie” now has her own show about to debut on Cartoon Network. As ruler of the kingdom, Unikitty has busy days full of royal responsibilities. Unikitty is most interested in making sure everyone is happy and ridding the kingdom of negativity, but don’t misunderstand her optimism — she is one kitty not to be crossed. While she may be full of boundless energy and creativity, Unikitty is a force to be reckoned with if anyone gets in the way of spreading her positive vibes, especially if anyone makes her little brother and best friend, Puppycorn, sad. Also living in the castle are Dr. Fox, the resident scientist, and Unikitty’s trusty bodyguard, Hawkodile. Series producers Edward Skudder, Lynn Wang and members of the voice cast, including Eric Bauza will give a sneak peek of this new animated series.
Stitchers (12 p.m., Indigo Ballroom, Freeform) “Stitchers” follows Kirsten Clark (Emma Ishta), a highly intelligent and persistent computer science student with the ability to hack into the minds of the recently deceased. Recruited into a covert government agency to be ‘stitched’ into the memories of the dead, Kirsten and the Stitchers team investigate murders and solve crimes. Panelists include executive producer Jeff Schechter, with series stars Emma Ishta, Kyle Harris, Ritesh Rajan and Damon Dayoub. Freeform will show an exclusive clip from an upcoming episode. The panel will be moderated by TV Guide’s Damian Holbrook.
Justice League Action (12:30-1:30 p.m., Room 6A, Cartoon Network) Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman lead the DC Super Heroes against their most infamous foes in adventures packed with relentless thrills, fun and action in Justice League Action. Whether defending the Earth, facing invaders from space, or battling the bizarre forces of magic, the always-rotating team of Justice League heroes, are up to any challenge. Producers Jim Krieg and Butch Lukic will be joined by members of the voice cast, including Diedrich Bader, Jason J. Lewis, Rachel Kimsey, and voice director Wes Gleason to screen an all-new episode as well as participate in a Q&A.
Shadowhunters (1 p.m., Indigo Ballroom, Freeform) The cast and creators of Freeform’s hit series “Shadowhunters” will take the stage to spill secrets on season three and show an exclusive clip from an upcoming episode. Panelists include executive producers Todd Slavkin, Darren Swimmer, and Matt Hastings, with series stars Katherine McNamara, Dominic Sherwood, Alberto Rosende, Emeraude Toubia, Matthew Daddario, Isaiah Mustafa, and Harry Shum Jr. The panel will be moderated by IGN’s Matt Fowler.
SYFY Hosts The Great Debate (1:15-2:15 p.m., Ballroom 20, SYFY) The biggest names in the sci-fi universe (Adam Savage, Orlando Jones, Aisha Tyler, John Barrowman and more to be announced) duke it out over the most influential moments, milestones, and people in the genre’s history. Moderated by John Hodgman, the expert panel will have the final word (or not!) on important topics like: “Star Trek” or “Star Wars”? Did Han or Greedo shoot first? And just who was the most influential captain of all time?
Teen Wolf (2 p.m., Hall H, MTV) “Teen Wolf” is taking over the largest venue at the convention center for a panel featuring cast members Tyler Posey, Dylan Sprayberry, Shelley Hennig, Cody Christian, Khylin Rhambo and executive producer Jeff Davis. Following the panel, there will be an extended sneak peek of the final season that will be screened for 6,000 audience members. Watch the promo for the final 10 episodes, exclusive to Variety.
Colony (2-2:45 p.m., Indigo Ballroom, USA) USA, Legendary Television and Universal Cable Productions are bringing back drama series “Colony” for a panel discussion, giving fans a glimpse “behind the wall” of the upcoming third season and a look back at last season’s shocking finale. Panelists include Carlton Cuse, Josh Holloway, Sarah Wayne-Callies, Peter Jacobson, Tory Kittles, Ryan Condal and Wes Tooke.
Battlestar Galactica Reunion (2:30-3:30 p.m., Ballroom 20, SYFY) Series creator Ron D. Moore and his stars Tricia Helfer, Katee Sackhoff, Mary McDonnell, Grace Park, and more will take the stage for a special reunion panel in San Diego.
Van Helsing (3:00-3:45 p.m., Indigo Ballroom, SYFY) Stars Jonathan Scarfe, Missy Peregrym, Christopher Heyerdahl, Paul Johansson, Aleks Paunovic, and Rukiya Bernard will join creator/showrunner Neil LaBute and executive producer Mike Frislev in a Q&A moderated by executive producer Chad Oakes to discuss what’s in store for fans in season two of the action horror series. Kelly Overton will join via Skype.
Bright and Death Note (3:15 p.m., Hall H, Netflix) Experience a sneak peek at David Ayer’s new film, “Bright,” set in an alternative present-day where humans, orcs, elves, and fairies co-exist. The panel features exclusive footage and a Q&A with stars Will Smith, Joel Edgerton, Noomi Rapace, Lucy Fry, and Edgar Ramirez. Attendees will also get a first-look at the thriller, “Death Note,” based on the Japanese manga written by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata.
The Strain (3:45 -4:45 p.m., Ballroom 20, FX) FX’s action-packed vampire thriller based on the best-selling books from Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan returns for its fourth and final season. In this season, the world has gone dark in the wake of a nuclear explosion, and strigoi are in control, and fans at Comic-Con can get a sneak peek at never-before-seen footage before joining showrunner, executive producer, and writer Carlton Cuse, executive producer and writer Chuck Hogan, and stars Corey Stoll, David Bradley, Kevin Durand, Ruta Gedmintas, Miguel Gomez, Richard Sammel, and Max Charles as they discuss the challenges (and fun!) of bringing this post-apocalyptic world to life.
Z Nation (4-5 p.m., Indigo Ballroom, SYFY) What’s on the horizon for this zombie virus dystopian series? Find out when cast and producers from the show preview the fourth season at Comic-Con.
Ghosted (4:45-5:45 p.m., Room 6BCF, Fox) Be among the first to see Craig Robinson and Adam Scott partner up for Fox’s new action-comedy, which chronicles two “polar opposites” who are recruited to investigate an unexplained phenomena in Los Angeles. Join Robinson, Scott, Ally Walker, and executive producers Tom Gormican and Kevin Etten as they discuss this paranormal buddy comedy coming to Fox this fall.
Legion (5-6 p.m., Ballroom 20, FX) Fans of the FX drama based on the Marvel Comics by Chris Claremont and Bill Sienkiewicz can join series creator Noah Hawley, alongside fellow executive producers John Cameron, Lauren Shuler Donner and Jeph Loeb, and series stars Dan Stevens, Rachel Keller, Aubrey Plaza, Jean Smart, Bill Irwin, Jeremie Harris, and Amber Midthunder for a conversation about what to look forward to from Season 2.
The Exorcist (6-7 p.m., Room 6BCF, Fox) Father Tomas (Alfonso Herrera), Father Marcus (Ben Daniels), Father Bennett (Kurt Egyiawan), and executive producers Jeremy Slater and Sean Crouch gather for a special fan tribute panel with insights on season two of the thriller series.
Marvel’s Inhumans (6:15-7:15 p.m., Ballroom 20, ABC) Meet the cast and see exclusive footage from “Marvel’s Inhumans,” which will make television history by premiering the first two episodes exclusively in IMAX theatres for a two-week window beginning September 1. Starring Anson Mount, Iwan Rheon, Serinda Swan, Eme Ikwuakor, Isabelle Cornish, Ken Leung, Ellen Woglom, Sonya Balmores, and Mike Moh, “Inhumans” follows the superhuman Royal Family as they escape a military coup and land in Hawaii. Be sure to check out the full series starting September 29 on ABC.
Get Animated (7-8 p.m., Room 7AB, TBS) The executive producers, creators and writers from the TBS’s current and upcoming animated series are going to be at Comic-Con to showcase exclusive clips and sneak peeks of each show. The panel will include Matt Weitzman, co-creator and executive produder of TBS’s hit show “American Dad!”; Carson Mell, creator and executive producer of “Tarantula,” a new series about the eccentric residents of the Tierra Chula Resident Hotel; creator and executive producer Olan Rogers and executive producer David Sacks of “Final Space,” a serialized intergalactic space saga about an spaceman named Gary and his adorable, planet-destroying friend, Mooncake; and J.G. Quintel, creator of the Emmy-winning “Regular Show,” whose new TBS series “Close Enough” centers on a family growing up without getting old. The panel will be moderated by “People of Earth’s” Brian Huskey.
12 Monkeys (7:15-8:15 p.m., Room 6BCF, SYFY) Panelists who will discuss the upcoming fourth and final season of this time travel saga include Terry Matalas, Aaron Stanford, Amanda Schull, Emily Hampshire, Alisen Down, and Todd Stashwick.
Dark Matter (8:15-9:15 p.m., Room 6DE, SYFY) Fans of this sci-fi series based on a comic book of the same name can get insight (and maybe even some season finale spoilers) about the third season at this panel.
Netflix Surprise Screening (10 p.m., Horton Grand Theater, Netflix) Fans are invited for a surprise screening of Netflix’s upcoming original film. Before the screening, there will be interactive activities that include costumes and prop displays, interactive activities, and autograph signings.
FRIDAY, JULY 21:
The Big Bang Theory (10-11 a.m., Hall H, CBS) The long-running, highly-rated CBS sitcom returns to San Diego for a special 10th anniversary panel. Go behind-the-scenes with cast members Johnny Galecki, Kaley Cuoco, Kunal Nayyar, Mayim Bialik and Kevin Sussman, as well as series producers and writers, for a lively discussion and special video presentation.
Young Justice (10-11 a.m., Room 6BCF, Cartoon Network) Series producers Greg Weisman, Brandon Vietti and key members of the creative team, including art director Phil Bourassa, will be on hand to answer burning questions about the first two seasons of this beloved fan-favorite series and, if you’re lucky, you might learn a thing or two about the highly anticipated “Young Justice: Outsiders,” as well.
OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes (10 a.m., Indigo Ballroom, Cartoon Network) Be the first to see exclusive content from a hero in training. Get all of your hero tips from Ian Jones-Quartey, creator and voice of Rad; co-executive producer Toby Jones; and cast members Kate Flannery and Courtenay Taylor. The panel will be moderated by IGN’s Alanah Pearce.
Psych (10-11 a.m., Ballroom 20, USA) “Psych” is back at San Diego Comic-Con to celebrate the holiday movie coming to USA this December. The panel, which is co-hosted with Universal Cable Productions, will be moderated by Jimmi Simpson and feature panelists James Roday, Dule Hill, Corbin Bernsen, Maggie Lawson, Kirsten Nelson, Steve Franks, Chris Henze and Kelly Kulchak. A sneak peek of the movie will also be screened.
Steven Universe (11 a.m., Indigo Ballroom, Cartoon Network) Hang out with Rebecca Sugar, Steven, and the gems for never-before-seen footage, announcements and updates from Beach City in a Q&A with the creator and cast of the animated series. Half-gem, half-human Steven Universe, Zach Callison, is serving as half-guest, half-moderator.
iZombie (11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Ballroom 20, The CW) Everyone’s favorite Zom-Com-Rom-Dram is back! After the heart-stopping events of the season finale, the secret is out: The public is no longer in the dark about the existence of zombies. With Seattle now under zombie control at the hands of Fillmore Graves, Ravi’s search for a cure and vaccine for zombie-ism is now more dire than ever. Be among the first to get the scoop on what’s in store for Liv and the gang in season four. Join series stars Rose McIver, Malcolm Goodwin, Rahul Kohli, Robert Buckley, David Anders and Aly Michalka, as well as executive producers Rob Thomas and Diane Ruggiero-Wright, for a special video presentation and Q&A.
Fear the Walking Dead (11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Hall H, AMC) Panelists include cast members Kim Dickens, Frank Dillane, Alycia Debnam-Carey, Colman Domingo, Mercedes Mason, Sam Underwood, Daniel Sharman and Michael Greyeyes, along with executive producer and showrunner David Erickson, executive producers Robert Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd, Greg Nicotero and David Alpert. The panel will be moderated by “Talking Dead” host Chris Hardwick.
The Walking Dead (12:15-1 p.m., Hall H, AMC) Panelists include cast members Andrew Lincoln, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Norman Reedus, Lauren Cohan, Danai Gurira, Melissa McBride, Lennie James, Seth Gilliam, Alanna Masterson, Khary Payton, and Chandler Riggs, along with executive producer and showrunner Scott M. Gimple, executive producers Robert Kirkman, David Alpert, and Gale Anne Hurd, and executive producer, director, and special effects make-up supervisor Greg Nicotero. The panel will be moderated by “Talking Dead” host Chris Hardwick.
The 100 (12:30-1:30 p.m., Ballroom 20, The CW) Following the surprising events of the season finale, the critically acclaimed series returns to San Diego for its annual appearance at Comic-Con. More than six years have passed since Praimfaya ravaged the planet, and killed most of the human race. As Clarke waits to hear from the group on the Ark, or in the bunker, a new mystery drops from the sky. Who is in the arriving ship, and are they friends or enemies? One thing is certain, Clarke is now the Grounder! Be among the first to find out what’s in store for season five when series stars Eliza Taylor, Bob Morley, Marie Avgeropolous, Lindsey Morgan, Christopher Larkin, Richard Harmon, and executive producer Jason Rothenberg take the stage with a special video presentation and Q&A.
Game of Thrones (1:30-2:30 p.m., Hall H, HBO) Special guests from Westeros will take San Diego when Alfie Allen, Jacob Anderson, John Bradley, Gwendoline Christie, Liam Cunningham, Nathalie Emmanuel, Isaac Hempstead Wright, Conleth Hill, and Sophie Turner take the stage for a special Q&A.
Milo Murphy’s Law and Star vs. The Forces of Evil (2:15-3:15 p.m., Room 6A, Disney XD) “Milo Murphy’s Law” and “Star vs. The Forces of Evil” are teaming up to share news, exclusive clips, and answer audience questions. “Milo” star Weird Al Yankovic and creators/executive producers Dan Povenmire and Jeff “Swampy” Marsh, along with “Star vs. The Forces of Evil” stars Eden Sher (Star), Adam McArthur (Marco) and creator/executive producer Daron Nefcy are uniting for a double dose of Disney TV Animation. The panel will be followed by autograph signings from 4-5 p.m. at AA03/AA04.
Twin Peaks (2:45-3:45 p.m., Hall H, Showtime) Twin Peaks is bringing together a panel of cast members including Kyle MacLachlan, Tim Roth, Dana Ashbrook, Kimmy Robertson, Everett McGill, Matthew Lillard, James Marshall, Don Murray and Naomi Watts, moderated by Damon Lindeloff (“Lost”).
Mike Tyson Mysteries (3:15-4 p.m., Indigo Ballroom, Adult Swim) Iron Mike Tyson is taking on Comic-Con again, and this rematch is sure to live up to all the hype! Tyson will be joined by fellow voice cast member Rachel Ramras and producer Hugh Davidson for an exclusive look at upcoming episodes.
DuckTales (3:30-4:30 p.m., Room 6A, Disney XD) Join series stars David Tennant, Danny Pudi, Ben Schwartz, Kate Micucci, and Beck Bennett, alongside executive producer Matt Youngberg and co-producer/story editor Francisco Angones, as they share exclusive sneak peaks and discuss bringing the beloved duck family’s legacy back to life.
The Gifted (3:45-4:45 p.m., Ballroom 20, Fox) Get a first look at Fox’s new superhero series about a suburban couple who discover their children have mutant powers. The show stars Stephen Moyer, Amy Acker, Sean Teale, and Jamie Chung, and is written by Matt Nix and directed by Bryan Singer.
Preacher (4-5 p.m., Hall H, AMC) Panelists include cast members Dominic Cooper, Ruth Negga, Joseph Gilgun, Ian Colletti, and Graham McTavish, along with executive producer Seth Rogen and executive producer and the author of the “Preacher” graphic novel, Garth Ennis.
Bob’s Burgers (4:15-5 p.m., Indigo Ballroom, Fox) The Belcher family is returning to San Diego with never-before-seen footage followed by a Q&A panel discussion with creator and executive producer Loren Bouchard, executive producer Jim Dauterive, and the cast members Kristen Schaal, H. Jon Benjamin, Dan Mintz, Eugene Mirman, John Roberts, and Larry Murphy.
The Tick (4:45-5:45 p.m., Room 6A, Amazon Prime Video) Ralph Garman will moderate a panel consisting of executive producers Barry Josephson and Ben Edlund, David Fury, and cast members Peter Serafinowicz, Griffin Newman, Jackie Earle Haley, Valorie Curry, Yara Martinez, Brendan Hines, Scott Speiser and Michael Cerveris. In the new superhero comedy, an accountant with no superpowers comes to realize his city is owned by a super villain. As he struggles to uncover this conspiracy, he falls in league with a strange blue superhero.
Outlander (5 p.m., Ballroom 20, Starz) Season 3 panel will be moderated by actress and dancer Jenna Dewan Tatum. Panelists include executive producers Ronald D. Moore and Maril Davis, author Diana Gabaldon, and Caitriona Balfe (Claire Randall Fraser), Sam Heughan (Jamie Fraser), Tobias Menzies (Black Jack Randall/Frank Randall), Sophie Skelton (Brianna Randall) and Richard Rankin (Roger Wakefield).
Archer (5:15-6 p.m., Indigo Ballroom, FXX) FXX’s Emmy® Award-winning, animated, half-hour comedy, known for rebooting itself year after year is heading back down to San Diego with a not-to-be-missed secret guest, plus the voice cast of H. Jon Benjamin, Aisha Tyler, Jessica Walter, Chris Parnell, Judy Greer, Amber Nash, Lucky Yates, and executive producer Matt Thompson and co- executive producer Casey Willis as they discuss bringing this animated series to life.
Marvel’s The Defenders (5:15-6:15 p.m., Hall H, Netflix) Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist are four iconic super heroes that will share one stage. Jeph Loeb and surprise guests of the highly-anticipated Netflix original series Marvel’s “The Defenders” will come together for one-of-a-kind panel. Fans in attendance will also be the first to get an exclusive look into this super hero team-up before its global launch.
Vikings (5:45-6:45 p.m., Room 6BCF, History) What do the gods have in store? Katheryn Winnick, Gustaf Skarsgard, Alexander Ludwig, Alex Høgh Andersen and series creator Michael Hirst will reveal an exclusive sneak peek of season five.
People of Earth (6-7 p.m., Room 6A, TBS) — The TBS sci-fi comedy series from Emmy®-winning executive producers Conan O’Brien and Greg Daniels and creator David Jenkins brings a new season of less-than-perfect aliens, botched abductions and extraterrestrial investigation to San Diego this year. Ozzie (Wyatt Cenac) and the StarCrossed group of alien “experiencers” live in the small town of Beacon, N.Y. continue their journey for truth, but complicating matters this season — both above and on Earth — is the arrival of a new alien on the spaceship as well as a smart and dedicated FBI investigator (Nasim Pedrad) who heads to Beacon on a mission to track down fugitive CEO Jonathan Walsh (Michael Cassidy). Cast members Ana Gasteyer, Oscar Nunez, Ken Hall, Björn Gustafsson, Cassidy, and Pedrad, along with series creator/executive producer David Jenkins for an exclusive screening of the season two premiere episode followed by a Q&A covering what’s next in this new season.
Sharknado 5 (6:45-7:45 p.m., Room 6DE, SYFY) The world is bracing for a global sharknado. Can Fin and his family save the world (or at least San Diego here) from ruin?
Twin Peaks (10-11 p.m., Room 6A, Showtime) Showtime will host an exclusive first-look at Part 11 of “Twin Peaks,” ahead of its debut on Sunday, July 23. The screening is only available to Comic-Con badge holders on a first-come, first-serve basis.
SATURDAY, JULY 22:
Once Upon a Time (10 a.m., Ballroom 20, ABC) Join co-creators and executive producers Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz, along with executive producer David H. Goodman and the cast as they discuss what’s in store for our returning favorites in season seven as well as the new additions to the “Once Upon a Time” universe with moderator Yvette Nicole Brown.
Ben 10 (10:50 a.m., Indigo Ballroom, Cartoon Network) Join panelists Greg Cipes (voice of Stinkfly), John DiMaggio (voice of Four Arms), Montse Hernandez (voice of Gwen), Roger Craig Smith (voice of Diamondhead), Tara Strong (voice of Ben Tennyson), executive producer John Fang , creator Joe Casey and moderator Eric Bauza to chat about what’s new with the show, the app, and the toys.
Riverdale (11-11:45 a.m., Ballroom 20, The CW) Following the shocking first season finale, Archie and the gang dive into the secrets that continue to loom over what once looked like a quiet, sleepy town. The circumstances surrounding Fred’s shooting kick off the mystery of season two of this one-hour drama is a bold, subversive take on the surreality of small-town life. Join the “Riverdale” gang for a special video presentation followed by a Q&A. Series stars KJ Apa, Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes, Cole Sprouse, Madelaine Petsch, Ashleigh Murray, Casey Cott, Haley Law, Asha Bromfield and producers Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Sarah Schechter and Jon Goldwater are scheduled to appear.
The Simpsons (12-12:45 p.m., Ballroom 20, Fox) In its 29th season, “The Simpsons” creator Matt Groening, executive producers Al Jean and Matt Selman, supervising director Mike Anderson, and director of “The Simpsons Movie” David Silverman are bringing secrets, surprises, and clips from the upcoming year.
The Originals (12-1 p.m., Indigo Ballroom, The CW) The CW vampire show returns for a fifth season with more supernatural intrigue, romance, and bloodshed in The Big Easy. Join executive producer Julie Plec and series stars Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies, Phoebe Tonkin, Charles Michael Davis, Yusuf Gatewood, and Riley Voelkel for a special video presentation followed by a Q&A.
Marvel Animation (12:30-1:30 p.m., Room 6A) Marvel Animation returns for the always action-packed, news-breaking panel that reveals never-before-seen information and sneak peeks, along with surprise guests.
Krypton (1:15-1:45 p.m., Indigo Ballroom, SYFY) Set two generations before the destruction of the legendary Man of Steel’s home planet, Krypton follows Superman’s grandfather (Cameron Cuffe) — whose House of El was ostracized and shamed — as he fights to redeem his family’s honor and save his beloved world from chaos. Join Cuffe and executive producers Damian Kindler and Cameron Welsh for a sneak peek at the upcoming series followed by an out-of-this-world Q&A.
Family Guy & American Dad! (1-2:15 p.m., Ballroom 20, Fox) For the first half of this animation panel, “Family Guy” cast members Alex Borstein, Mike Henry, and John Viener join executive producers Rich Appel and Alec Sulkin in providing a special preview of next season, including a sneak peek at the upcoming 300th episode. Then, Wendy Schaal, Scott Grimes, Rachael MacFarlane, Dee Bradley Baker, and executive producer Matt Weitzman of “American Dad!” deliver a first look of their new season ahead of their July 24 premiere.
Lucifer (1:50-2:50 p.m., Indigo Ballroom, Fox) Lucifer returns to San Diego to heat things up. If the climactic events of the season finale left you wondering, “Where in the world is Lucifer and how did he get his wings back?” series stars Tom Ellis, Lauren German, Rachael Harris, Kevin Alejandro, Aimee Garcia, Tricia Helfer and executive producers Joe Henderson and Ildy Modrovich might have some answers for you during their special video presentation and Q&A!
Wynonna Earp (2:30-3:30 p.m., Room 5AB, SYFY) With the battle for Waverly’s soul hotter than ever, fans of this supernatural Western series will get a panel discussion about what’s to come for Wyatt Earp’s granddaughter as she battles demons in her hometown of Purgatory.
Star Trek: Discovery (2:30 p.m., Ballroom 20, CBS) Cast members scheduled to appear include Sonequa Martin-Green, Jason Isaacs, Doug Jones, Shazad Latif, Mary Wiseman, Anthony Rapp, and James Frain alongside executive producers Alex Kurtzman, Gretchen J. Berg, Aaron Harberts, Heather Kadin and Akiva Goldsman. The panel will be moderated by series guest star Rainn Wilson, who will appear as “Harry Mudd,” the charismatic conman and intergalactic criminal that was first introduced in the original “Star Trek” television series. The newest edition of the Star Trek franchise will premiere in the U.S. on CBS All Access Sunday, Sept. 24, following a broadcast premiere on the CBS Television Network.
Happy! (2:45-3:45 p.m., Room 6BCF, SYFY) The panelists for this graphic novel adaptation include Chris Meloni, Grant Morrison, Brian Taylor, and Patrick MacManus. This panel is co-hosted with Universal Cable Productions.
Gotham (2:50-3:50 p.m., Indigo Ballroom, Fox) With the Court of Owls decimated, the aftermath of the Tetch virus crippling the city, and every (surviving) villain in Gotham’s underworld jockeying for power, Jim Gordon and the GCPD will have their hands full. And that’s just the beginning! What threat does Ra’s al Ghul pose, and will Penguin regain his title as the King of Gotham? What new villains are in store for season four, and what does Bruce Wayne’s season finale reveal mean for Gotham City — and his ultimate destiny? Be among the first to see what’s in store for season four as Gotham returns to Comic-Con for a special video presentation, followed by a Q&A with series stars and producers.
Stranger Things (3-4 p.m., Hall H, Netflix) Fans are invited to join the cast and creators of Netflix’s pop culture phenomenon in viewing never-before-seen footage from the second season.
Supergirl (3:30-4:10 p.m., Ballroom 20, The CW) Ridding National City of Queen Rhea and her Daxamite army was a major win for Supergirl, but one that came at a significant cost, as Kara was forced to sacrifice her budding relationship with Mon-El. When season three returns with all-new supercharged adventures this fall on The CW, Kara and team will come up against a new threat in the form of DC Worldkiller, Reign. Want to know more about Reign and what she has in store for the Girl of Steel? Join the series’ cast and creative team for a special video presentation, followed by a Q&A where they’ll discuss this hot topic and more!
The Magicians (4-4:50 p.m, Indigo Ballroom, SYFY) Join series stars Jason Ralph, Stella Maeve, Olivia Taylor Dudley, Hale Appleman, Arjun Gupta, Summer Bishil and executive producers Sera Gamble and John McNamara on a special panel that pulls back the curtain on both Brakebills and Fillory.
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow (4:10-4:50 p.m., Ballroom 20, The CW) After crash landing the Waverider in a version of 2017 Los Angeles where dinosaurs roam the streets and the skyline is adorned with London’s iconic Big Ben clock tower, the Legends were quick to realize that “we broke time.” Last year, the loveable band of misfit heroes traveled throughout the timeline fixing a series of Aberrations. This year, they’ll be turning the crazy up to 11, as a wave of Anachronisms turns History on its head, leaving the Legends responsible for piecing it back together. What is an Anachronism you ask? For the answer to that, and many other questions, join cast members Victor Garber, Brandon Routh, Dominic Purcell, Caity Lotz, Franz Drameh, Nick Zano, Maisie Richardson-Sellers, and producers at their annual Comic-Con panel.
The Orville (4:15-5:15 p.m., Room 6A, Fox) Get an exclusive extended first look at Seth MacFarlane’s new one-hour science fiction comedy-drama hybrid set 400 years in the future with MacFarlane himself, Adrianne Palicki, Scott Grimes, Penny Johnson Jerald, Peter Macon, Halston Sage, J. Lee, Mark Jackson, Chad Coleman, and producers David A. Goodman and Brannon Braga.
Westworld (4:15-5:15 p.m., Hall H, HBO) The critically acclaimed HBO series– created, executive produced and written by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy– is a dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the evolution of sin. Cast panelists attending Comic-Con this year include Ben Barnes, Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Ed Harris, Luke Hemsworth, James Marsden, Thandie Newton, Simon Quarterman, Rodrigo Santoro, Angela Sarafyan, Jimmi Simpson, Tessa Thompson, Evan Rachel Wood, Shannon Woodward, and Jeffrey Wright. The panel will be moderated by internationally renowned vocal artist/beatboxer/musician and comedian Reggie Watts.
Robert Kirkman’s Secret History of Comics (4:45 p.m., Room 6DE, AMC) AMC’s new docuseries panel will include Robert Kirkman, David Alpert, Daniel Junge, and Rory Karpf. The series will consist of six hour-long episodes that explore the stories, people, and events that have transformed the world of comic books. From origin stories to the untold history behind iconic characters, the series will explore a wide range of topics including pop culture, politics, race, gender and sexuality.
Black Lightning (4:50-5:10 p.m., Ballroom 20, The CW) Making its Comic-Con debut, Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams) is a man wrestling with a secret. As the father of two daughters and principal of a charter high school that also serves as a safe haven for young people in a neighborhood overrun by gang violence, he is a hero to his community. Nine years ago, Pierce was a hero of a different sort. Gifted with the superhuman power to harness and control electricity, he used those powers to keep his hometown streets safe as the masked vigilante Black Lightning. However, after too many nights with his life on the line, and seeing the effects of the damage and loss that his alter ego was inflicting on his family, he left his Super Hero days behind and settled into being a principal and a dad. Choosing to help his city without using his superpowers, he watched his daughters Anissa (Nafessa Williams) and Jennifer (China Anne McClain) grow into strong young women, even though his marriage to their mother, Lynn (Christine Adams), suffered. Almost a decade later, Pierce’s crime-fighting days are long behind him…or so he thought. But with crime and corruption spreading like wildfire, and those he cares about in the crosshairs of the menacing local gang The One Hundred, Black Lightning returns– to save not only his family, but also the soul of his community. Join the series stars mentioned above, along with executive producers Salim Akil & Mara Brock Akil for an exclusive sneak peek at the upcoming series and Q&A.
The Expanse (5-5:50 p.m., Indigo Ballroom, SYFY) Join Naren Shankar, Mark Fergus, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Frankie Adams, Dominique Tipper, Steven Strait, Cas Anvar, and Wes Chatham for an inside look at the uneasy peace between Earth and Mars.
The Flash (5:10-5:50 p.m., Ballroom 20, The CW) With The Fastest Man Alive now trapped inside an extra-dimensional energy, and unknown dangers lurking in the shadows, it will be up to Team Flash to free Barry (Grant Gustin) from his own personal Hell. Join cast members Gustin, Jesse L. Martin, Tom Cavanagh, Candice Patton, Danielle Panabaker, Carlos Valdes, Keiynan Lonsdale, and producers of The CW’s highest-rated series at their annual Comic-Con panel, and be among the first to find out where things will pick up when season four returns this fall.
Arrow (5:30-6:30 p.m., Ballroom 20, The CW) As the focus shifts to uncovering the fate of each and every member of Team Arrow in season six (Who could have survived the island-wide explosion, for example), cast members Stephen Amell, David Ramsey, Willa Holland, Emily Bett Rickards, Paul Blackthorne, Katie Cassidy, Echo Kellum, Juliana Harkavy, Rick Gonzalez, and producers will be on-hand for a conversation about the upcoming season.
Ghost Wars (5:30-6:30 p.m., Convention Center Room 6DE, SYFY) Meet the cast of Syfy’s newest paranormal thriller as they gather to reveal exclusive first looks at the first season of “Ghost Wars.” The panel session will premiere footage of the psychological horror series and feature a post-screening chat among members of the core cast and production team. Stars Vincent D’Onofrio, Kim Coates, Avan Jogia, Kandyse McClure, and Meat Loaf will join creator/showrunner Simon Barry, writer/executive producer Dennis Heaton and executive producer Chad Oakes in a Q&A moderated by executive producer Michael Frislev.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: 20 Years of Slaying (6-9 p.m., Side Bar 536 Market Street, Fox) Buffy fans can register online on the official Buffy Facebook page for an event in the Gaslamp Quarter coinciding with San Diego Comic-Con. A portion of the event will be live-streamed on Facebook.
Impractical Jokers (7-7:45 p.m., Field at Petco Park, truTV) Casey Jost is hosting a life presentation of “Impractically Speaking: the Impractical Jokers Live Web Show” in the Gaslamp District.
Impractical Jokers (8-8:30 p.m., Field at Petco Park, truTV) Fans of the long-running series will get an exclusive viewing of a never-before-seen episode of “Impractical Jokers.”
Channel Zero: No-End House (8-9 p.m., Horton Theatre, SYFY) Get an exclusive first look at the premiere episode of the next installment in the “Channel Zero” anthology series.
Blood Drive (9:30-10:30 p.m., Horton Theatre, SYFY) Get an exclusive first look at a new episode of this dystopian grindhouse series.
SUNDAY, JULY 23:
Steven Universe (10 a.m., Room 29AB, Cartoon Network) Join “Steven Universe” creator Rebecca Sugar for her first Comic Con conversation as she discusses the making of the official behind-the-scenes art book, “Steven Universe: Arts & Origin.” Accompanied by Ian Jones-Quartey and the book’s author Chris McDonnell, they will cover a range of topics including influence, the process in developing the characters, design, and music for Steven Universe, and art from the new book, plus a Q&A.
Marvel’s Spider-Man (10:15-11:15 a.m., Room 6A, Disney XD) Marvel will premiere Marvel Animation’s newest series, “Marvel’s Spider-Man” at Comic-Con this year. Attendees will also have a chance to meet the stars of the series at signing events at the Marvel booth (#2329) throughout the weekend.
Supernatural (10:30-11:30 a.m., Hall H, The CW) Join the series’ stars and executive producers to get answers about the shocking events in last season’s intense two-part finale, as well as what’s in store for season 13 of this long-running CW series! Fans will also be treated to an exclusive video presentation featuring series highlights of your favorite guys from Kansas, and maybe a surprise or two!
The Last Ship (11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m., Hall H, TNT) In honor of “The Last Ship’s” upcoming fourth season – which will launch with a two-episode premiere Sunday, Aug. 20, at 9 p.m. – TNT will present a panel featuring series stars Eric Dane, Adam Baldwin and Bridget Regan, as well as executive producer Steven Kane. The session will include an exclusive sneak peek of season four, and the panel will be moderated by TV Guide’s Jim Halterman.
Danger & Eggs (1-2 p.m., Room 24ABC, Amazon) Chris Hardwick will moderate the panel for Amazon’s new youth Original. The show follows the endless adventures of a fearless, teal-haired girl named D.D. Danger (Aidy Bryant) and her ever cautious best friend, a giant talking egg named Phillip (Eric Knobel). Bryant and Knobel will be in attendance, along with guest voice talent Charlyne Yi, Jasika Nicole, Stephanie Beatriz, and the show’s creators Shadi Petosky and Mike Owens.
Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency (1-2 p.m., Hall H, BBC America) Join stars Elijah Wood, Samuel Barnett, Hannah Marks, Jade Eshete, Fiona Dourif, Mpho Koaho, and, new to season two, Alan Tudyk and Tyler Labine, when they descend on Hall H with creator Max Landis and showrunner Robert Cooper. Moderated by Kevin Smith, the panel will chat with fans about how everything was connected in season one and provide an exclusive sneak peek at season two.
Niko and the Sword of Light (2-3 p.m., Room 24ABC, Amazon) Executive Producer Rob Hoegee, Executive Producer Jim Bryson, Executive Producer Bobby Chiu, and cast members Kari Wahlgren, Dee Bradley Baker, and Jim Cummings are heading to San Diego to talk about Amazon’s youth Original based on the motion graphic comic of the same name.
Doctor Who (2-3 p.m., Hall H, BBC America) “Doctor Who” returns to San Diego Comic-Con for the final Hall H panel with star Peter Capaldi. Fans will have an exclusive sneak peek of the upcoming Christmas Special – the final special starring Peter Capaldi as the Doctor and written by Emmy-winning lead writer and executive producer Steven Moffat. Join Peter Capaldi, Pearl Mackie, Matt Lucas, Michelle Gomez, writer and actor Mark Gatiss, and showrunner Steven Moffat for a panel moderated by Chris Hardwick that will celebrate Christmas in July and share one last look back with fans at their time with the iconic global hit series.
More to come…