New York Comic Con (NYCC), running from Oct. 3-6 out of New York’s Javits Convention Center, will have TV fans covered with a wide array of sneak-peeks, screenings and exciting cast panels for today’s most popular shows. Raunchy animated comedy “Big Mouth” from Netflix will kick off the long weekend with a teaser of its forthcoming third season, followed by a panel with series co-creator and voice actor Nick Kroll, among other cast members. The week-long event will also feature the premiere of the fifth season of Starz’s “Outlander,” exclusive sneak-peeks of the upcoming season of TBS’ “Snowpiercer” and a first look at HBO’s “Watchmen.”
Thursday, Oct. 3
Tell Me a Story (1:45 p.m., Javits Room 1A10) The cast of the CBS All Access original series “Tell Me a Story,” alongside series creator Kevin Williamson, will offer fans a sneak peek of the second season of the psychological thriller. The show weaves together beloved fairy tales in modern-day New York City to tell a story of love, loss, and greed.
The Purge (2:30 p.m., Hammerstein Ballroom) Ahead of the Season 2 premiere of “The Purge,” USA Network will offer an exclusive screening of the first season, followed by a panel with the show’s creators and cast. Panelists include Derek Luke, Paola Nuñez, Joel Allen, Rochelle Aytes, James DeMonaco, James Roland and Krystal Houghton Ziv. Based on the popular film franchise, the series follows the aftermath of the “purge” on the other 364 days of the year.
Emergence (4-5 p.m., Javits Room 1A06) The cast and executive producers of ABC’s new drama “Emergence” will gather onstage to discuss behind-the-scenes details from the show, in addition to offering fans sneak-peeks of upcoming episodes. The conspiracy thriller follows a police chief who takes in a young child who is found near the site of a mysterious accident.
Evil (5:15 p.m., Javits Room 1A06) Ahead of the series premiere of CBS’s “Evil,” co-creators and executive producers Robert and Michelle King will offer attendees an exclusive sneak-peek of the second episode, followed by a panel featuring the show’s stars. The supernatural drama follows a skeptical female psychologist who partners with a priest-in-training to investigate the Church’s backlog of unexplained mysteries.
Big Mouth (5:30 p.m., Javits Convention Center – Mainstage) Kroll, along with additional cast and executive producers still to be announced, will offer a sneak peek into the animated comedy’s forthcoming third season through clips from the show, as well as commentary during a moderated Q&A.
The Banana Splits Movie (6:45 p.m., Javits Room 1A06) Syfy will premiere its original “The Banana Splits Movie” ahead of its television release on Oct. 12. The TV-movie, based on the beloved children’s book of the same name, follows a maniac dressed in a dog costume who wreaks havoc in during the taping of a children’s television show.
Servant (8:00 p.m., Hammerstein Ballroom) Apple TV Plus will present exclusive first-look footage of M. Night Shyamalan’s psychological thriller”Servant,” followed by a discussion with the director and the rest of the show’s cast and creative team. Panelists include Lauren Ambrose, Toby Kebbell, Nell Tiger-Free, Rupert Grint and writer/creator Tony Basgallop. “Servant” follows a Philadelphia-based couple in mourning after a tragedy creates a rift in their marriage.
Friday, Oct. 4
SpongeBob SquarePants (10:30 a.m., Hammerstein Ballroom) The nautical cast of Tom Kenny, Bill Fagerbakke, Clancy Brown, Mr. Lawrence and Carolyn Lawrence will conduct a table read of a “fan-favorite” “Spongebob” episode. Executive producers Vincent Waller and Marc Ceccarelli will join the cast for a panel discussion, as well.
The Owl House (12:15 p.m., Room 1A06) Ahead of the 2020 premiere of Disney’s “The Owl House,” cast-members Sarah-Nicole Robles, Wendie Malick and Alex Hirsch will offer an exclusive sneak-peek of the forthcoming animated series. Series creator Dana Terrace and art director Ricky Cometa will also join the panel to discuss the influences for the show.
Resident Alient (12:30 p.m., Hammerstein Ballroom) Syfy will premiere its upcoming comedy series “Resident Alien,” alongside a panel with the show’s writer/executive producer Chris Sheridan and castmembers Alan Tudyk , Sara Tomko and Corey Reynolds.
Are You Afraid of the Dark? (2:30 p.m., Hammerstein Ballroom) Nickelodeon’s revival of their early 2000s horror series will run a panel with actors Lyliana Wray, Sam Ashe Arnold, Miya Cech, Jeremy Ray Taylor and Rafael Casal, alongside writer/executive producer Ben David Grabinski and executive producer Matt Kaplan. Fans will also get to see an exclusive clip from the new show.
Watchmen (3:45 p.m., Javits Convention Center – Mainstage) HBO will present an exclusive pilot screening of David Lindelof’s upcoming series, “Watchmen,” ahead of its Oct. 20 premiere. Based on the graphic novel of the same name, the series follows an alternate history where masked vigilantes are treated as outlaws, but in a contemporary time, about 30 years after the time of the original story. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion.
All Elite Wrestling (4:15 p.m., Javits Convention Center – Room 1A10) TNT’s “All Elite Wrestling” stars Chris Jericho, Jon Moxley, Brandi Rhodes and more will talk about what to expect from WarnerMedia’s new professional wrestling league, whose matches will begin airing live on Oct. 2. The league, which includes a diverse roster of wrestlers, will compete in different cities across the country each week, promising to bring a new spirit and freshness to the sport.
Marvel’s Runaways (5:30 p.m., Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden) The first episode of third season of the Marvel show will premiere at the Hulu theater, followed by a panel with head of Marvel Television Jeph Loeb and the cast and executive producers of the show.
Impractical Jokers (6:15 p.m., Javits Center – Main Stage) “Impractical Jokers” stars Brian “Q” Quinn, James “Murr” Murray, Joe Gatto and Sal Vulcano will take the stage with Jameela Jamil to talk about their journey from being high school best friends to stars in their own hidden-camera prank show on TBS. In addition to talking about their new season, and forthcoming 200th episode, the group will also show behind-the-scenes clips and introduce the audience to their new game show “The Misery Index.”
Daybreak (6:45 p.m., Javits Convention Center – Mainstage) Netflix will premiere their brand new post-apocolyptic series “Daybreak” during a panel that includes cast members Matthew Broderick, Colin Ford, Sophie Simnett, Austin Crute, Alyvia Alyn Lind, Jeanté Godlock, Cody Kearsley and Gregory Kasyan. The genre-bending series follows a group of high schoolers, all part of their own respective cliques, as they battle to survive a nuclear blast on the night of homecoming.
The Great Debate (7 p.m., Hammerstein Ballroom) Syfy’s entertainment news site, WIRE, will host its annual debate, in which “proud celebrity nerds” will debate a variety of pop-culture topics. Debates could include Wolverine vs. Han Solo or Green Lantern ring vs. Wizard wand. Audience members will be given paddles to vote for the winners.
Saturday, Oct. 5
Snowpiercer (12:00 p.m., Hammerstein Ballroom) The stacked panel, featuring “Snowpiercer” stars Jennifer Connelly, Daveed Diggs, Alison Wright, Mickey Sumner, Lena Hall, Steven Ogg and showrunner Graeme Manson, will offer exclusive footage from the debut season of the sci-fi thriller, which is set to premiere this spring.
Star Trek Universe (1:00 p.m., Madison Square Garden Theater) Executive producer Alex Kurtzman will lead back-to-back panels filled with the latest “Star Trek” news. First, the cast and producers behind “Star Trek: Discovery,” including Sonequa Martin-Green, Doug Jones, Mary Wiseman, Anthony Rapp, Wilson Cruz and David Ajala, will discuss the season two finale. Then, Sir Patrick Stewart and the cast and producers of “Star Trek: Picard,” including Alison Pill, Isa Briones, Michelle Hurd, Santiago Cabrera, Harry Treadaway and Evan Evagora, will discuss what to expect in the anticipated new series.
Devs (1:30 p.m., Hammerstein Ballroom)
FX will offer a first look at the new series from Academy Award nominated writer and director Alex Garland, along with a panel featuring Garland, fellow executive producer Allon Reich, and the “Devs” cast. The upcoming high-tech thriller follows a young software engineer who investigates the secretive development division of her employer, which she believes is behind the murder of her boyfriend.
Lost in Space (2:00 p.m., Javits Convention Center – Mainstage) The rebooted sci-fi series for Netflix will offer an early look at the forthcoming second season through a panel with cast members still to be announced.
Tacoma FD (3:00 p.m., Javits Convention Center – Room 1A21) Series creators and actors Kevin Heffernan and Steve Lemme, along with their co-stars Eugene Cordero, Marcus Henderson, Gabriel Hogan and Hassie Harrison will reveal behind-the-scenes stories and what to expect from their TruTV comedy’s second season.
Castle Rock (3:30 p.m., Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden) The JJ Abrams and Stephen King-produced horror series returns for a second season this fall, and the anthology will be tackling a different time period and cast of characters in the titular town than Season 1. Actors Lizzy Caplan, Tim Robbins, Paul Sparks, Yusra Warsama, Barkhad Abdi and Elsie Fisher, along with co-creator and showrunner Dustin Thomason will discuss the mythology of Season 2 after a screening of the premiere episode.
Full Frontal With Samantha Bee (4:30 p.m., Javits Convention Center – Room 1A10) The late-night comedian will return to NYCC for the first time in four years to tease her forthcoming special, “Election: 2020,” set to premiere next year.
Harley Quinn (5:15 p.m., Javits Convention Center – Room 1A21) Writers and artists from the “Harley Quinn” comic series will discuss the beloved DC villain.
Outlander (5:30 p.m., The Hulu Theatre at Madison Square Garden) Cast members Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan, Duncan LaCroix, Maria Doyle Kennedy and David Berry, along with novelist Diana Gabaldon, will discuss the upcoming season of the Starz series. The latest installment of the time travel series finds the Fraser family fighting for their family and the home they’ve built for themselves on Fraser’s Ridge.
Wynonna Earp (6 p.m., Hammerstein Ballroom) Ahead of the fourth season of show creator Emily Andras and cast members Melanie Scrofano, Dominique Provost-Chalkley and Katherine Barrell will look back at their favorite moments from the series. The Western horror series follows the title character as she returns to her hometown, Purgatory, to take on her destined role as demon protector.
Reprisal (7:00 p.m., Javits Room 1A10) Stars of the upcoming noir show Abigail Spencer, Rodrigo Santoro, Mena Massoud, Rhys Wakefield, Madison Davenport, Gilbert Owuor, David Dastmalchian, W. Earl Brown, Craig Tate, Wavyy Jonez, Shane Callahan and Rory Cochrane will discuss the new show on a panel after the world premiere screening.
neXt (7:15-8:15 p.m., Javits Room 1A06) FOX will offer attendees an exclusive screening of the upcoming premiere of “neXt,” coming to the network in 2020, in addition to an informative panel with the entire cast. Starring John Flattery and Fernando Andrade as an unlikely duo, the fact-based thriller explores the emergence of a deadly artificial intelligence that threatens to invade and transform human life. Panelists include creator and executive producer Manny Coto, executive producers and directors John Requa and Glenn Ficarra and cast including Fernanda Andrade, Michael Mosley, Jason Butler Harner and Eve Harlow.
Sunday, Oct. 6
Riverdale (10:30 a.m., The Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden)
“Riverdale” cast members Mädchen Amick, Marisol Nichols, Mark Consuelos and Skeet Ulrich will sit for a Q&A discussing the upcoming season following a special video presentation.
Manifest (11:35 a.m., The Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden)
The “Manifest” cast and executive producers will answer questions on the mystery of Montego Air Flight 828 that strangely returned passengers to their families who had aged five years in the hours they believed they were in the air and offer an exclusive sneak peek at unseen footage from the forthcoming season of the new NBC drama.
Roswell, New Mexico (12:10 p.m., The Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden)
The “Roswell, New Mexico” cast and producers will present a special video presentation of the show, as well as appear on a panel to discuss twists from the first season and what to expect in the upcoming second season.
Harley Quinn (1:05 p.m., The Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden)
Warner Bros. will give fans a chance to catch a look at the upcoming adult animated action-comedy series following D.C. villain Harley Quinn as she breaks things off with the Joker and attempts to rule the city of Gotham on her own as an evil Queenpin.
Batwoman (1:35 p.m., The Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden)
“Batwoman” comic fans will get a chance to view the upcoming series which follows Kate Kane, an out lesbian and highly trained street fighter on the path of becoming Gotham’s heroine just hours ahead of its premiere on the CW. Members of the ensemble cast to be announced will join executive producers for a Q&A following the screening.
Nancy Drew (2:00 p.m., Javits Room 1A06) The stars and executive producers of CW’s new “Nancy Drew” series will discuss what to expect from the first season, followed by a sneak-peek of the first episode. The mystery-thriller, based on the best-selling books of the same name, follows 18 year-old Nancy after she puts her college plans on hold to solve a ghostly mystery.
The Orville (3:15-4:15 p.m., Javits Convention Center – Main Stage) The cast and crew of Hulu’s “The Orville” will discuss everything to expect from the Emmy-nominated series ahead of its Season 3 premiere. After a bitter divorce, Planetary Union officer Ed Mercer decides to start a new chapter by commanding a new ship, but things don’t go to plan when his ex-wife is assigned to work for him. Panelists include 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.
Charmed (3:30 p.m., Javits Room 1A06) Ahead the season two premiere of “Charmed,” series stars Melonie Diaz, Madeleine Mantock, Sarah Jeffery, Rupert Evans and showrunners Liz Kruger and Craig Shapiro will offer an exclusive sneak peek of the first episode, followed by a panel discussion. The anticipated reboot follows the three sister-witches as they work together to save humanity amidst an impending apocalypse.
South Park – Mephesto’s Lab Experience (Booth #662) Fans will be able to fill out their SPandMe Character DNA quiz which will determine their South Park genealogy with “perfect accuracy.” The activation will also include “South Park”-themed brainteasers, puzzles, and more.
Crank Yankers – Yankerville (Booth #NC-1) The immersive experience will allow fans to interact with Classic “crank” calls and listen to exclusive calls from the upcoming 23rd season.
Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn (Booth #SC4001) Photo opportunities, giveaways, exclusive costumes and cosplay meetups abound at the Harley Quinn DC booth. Then, on the weekend, the booth will transform into a Harley Quinn playground — replete with special surprises.
The Fantabulous Evolution of One Harley Quinn Gallery (Hudson Yards Loft) Fans can take an exclusive sneak peek of Harley Quinn themed art including special edition cover art, original and exclusive art from the new animated series, model sheets, sketches, collectibles, props and costumes.