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San Diego Comic-Con 2016: TV Show Panel, Q&A, Screening, & Autograph Schedule

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TV shows at the 2016 San Diego Comic-Con

TV shows from HBO, Cinemax, NBC, CBS, ABC, Fox, FX, The CW, A&E, Starz, BBC, MTV, WGN, and Netflix will be making an appearance at the 2016 San Diego Comic-Con. By “appearing,” we mean that select TV series will hold panels, Q&As, autograph sessions, and/or premiere new episodes.

For HBO at the 2016 San Diego Comic-Con, Game of Thrones, Silicon Valley, Vice Principals will be represented. For Cinemax, new TV series Outcast will be in attendance. For Warner Bros. Television (TV shows on The CW, NBC, Fox, and The WB), Arrow, The Flash, Blindspot, Legends of Tomorrow, The Vampire Diaries, Supernatural, The Originals, Gotham, Supergirl, iZOMBIE, The 100, Lucifer, and Animaniacs will be represented. Also from Fox, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Scream Queens, The Last Man on Earth, The Exorcist, The Simpsons, and Bones will be present. Also from NBC, Powerless will be present.

For FX, The Strain and Archer will be represented. For MTV, Teen Wolf will be represented. For Syfy, Van Helsing will be represented. For Netflix, Luke Cage will be represented. For CBS, The Big Bang Theory will be represented. For AMC, The Walking Dead, Fear the Walking Dead, and Preacher will be represented. For ABC, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. will be represented. For Starz, American Gods and Ash Vs. Evil Dead will be represented. For A&E, Bates Motel will be represented. For BBC, Orphan Black will be represented. For WGN, Salem will be represented.

Below you will find the schedule for each of these shows at the 2016 San Diego Comic Com along with cast and producers that will be on-site:


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.


Teen Titans Go! (10:15-11:15 a.m., Room 6DE, Cartoon Network) Producers Aaron Horvath and Pete Michail join voice cast members Greg Cipes, Scott Menville, Khary Payton and Tara Strong to screen an episode and answer questions about the animated DC Comics series.

Happy Happy! Joy Joy! (11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Room 6A, Nickelodeon) A look back at 25 years of Nickelodeon original animation with Hey Arnold! creator Craig Barlett, Invader Zim creator Jhonen Vasquez, The Fairly OddParents and Danny Phantom creator Butch Hartman and Rugrats co-creator Arlene Klasky.

Justin League Action (12-1 p.m., Room 25 ABC, Cartoon Network) Producers Butch Lukic and Alan Burnett, with and voice cast members Kevin Conroy and Diedrich Bader, give an exclusive sneak peek at the new animated offering.

The Strain (3:15-4:15 p.m., Ballroom 20, FX) Showrunner Carlton Cuse and co-creator Chuck Hogan join stars Kevin Durand, Ruta Gedmintas, Richard Sammel and Miguel Gomez to preview the third season and 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.

Teen Wolf (4:30 – 5:30 p.m., Ballroom 20, MTV) “Teen Wolf” 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.

Van Helsing (5-6 p.m., Indigo Ballroom, Syfy) Stars Kelly Overton, Jonathan Scarfe and Christopher Heyerdahl join creator and showrunner Neil LaBute as well as executive producers Simon Barry, Chad Oakes, and Mike Frislev to premiere exclusive first look footage and preview the forthcoming adaptation.

Marvel’s Luke Cage (5:45 – 6:45 p.m., Ballroom 20, Netflix) Cast members Mike Colter, Alfre Woodward, Mahershala Ali, Theo Rossi, Frank Whaley, Simone Missick and executive producers Cheo Hodari Coker and Jeph Loeb debut the first panel for Netflix’s latest Marvel drama.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (8-10 p.m., Room 6DHE, Fox) Cast and producers give a first-look at the two-hour musical event.


Inside The Big Bang Theory Writers’ Room (10-11 a.m., Ballroom 20, CBS) The scribes behind the hit comedy to look back on the biggest moments of Season 9.

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, along with voice actors Rob Paulsen (Donatello), Greg Cipes (Michelangelo), Gwendoline Yeo (Shinigami) and Eric Bauza (Tiger Claw), share sneak peeks of Season 4, as well as the world premiere of two never-before-seen shorts.

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.

The 100 (12:30-1:30 p.m., Ballroom 20, The CW) Series stars and producers answer burning questions about Season 3.

“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.

People of Earth (2-2:30 p.m., Room 6BCF, TBS) Star Wyatt Cenac, co-executive producer David Jenkins and executive producer Greg Daniels screen the pilot episode of the new comedy 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.

Powerless (2:30-3 p.m., Room 6BCF, NBC) Stars Vanessa Hudgens, Danny Pudi and Alan Tudyk join executive producers Ben Queen and Michael Patrick Jann to screen the pilot of the forthcoming DC Comics comedy and participate in a Q&A.

Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD (3-4 p.m. Ballroom 20, ABC) Cast members Clark Gregg, Chloe Bennet, Ming-Na Wen, Elizabeth Henstridge, Iain de Caestecker, Henry Simmons and executive producers Jed Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen, Jeff Bell and Jeph Loeb will discuss the new season.

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.

Bates Motel ( 3:30 p.m., Room 6A, A+E) Stars Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore, Nestor Carbonell and Max Thieriot join executive producers Carlton Cuse and Kerry Ehrin to discuss the upcoming fifth season of the psycho-inspired drama.

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) Stars Tatiana Maslany, Jordan Gavaris, Kristian Bruun, Kevin Hanchard join co-creators John Fawcett and Graeme Manson to preview the upcoming fifth and final season of the sci-fi drama.

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 Q&A.

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) Executive producers Rob Thomas and Diane Ruggiero-Wright, as well as cast members, tease the impending third season.

Vikings (5:45-6:45 p.m., Room 6BCF, History) Cast Travis Fimmel, Katheryn Winnick, Clive Standen, Gustaf Skarsgard, Alyssa Sutherland and Alexander Ludwig preview what’s to come in the second half of Season 4 with creator Michael Hirst.

The Exorcist (6-7 p.m., Room 6A, Fox) Stars Alfonso Herrera, Ben Daniels ,Geena Davis and writer/producer Jeremy Slater will preview the first full episode of the demonic series, based on the iconic film of the same name.

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.

Scream Queens (6:45-7:45 p.m., Ballroom 20, Fox) Jamie Lee Curtis, Emma Roberts and Lea Michele will discuss new details about Season 2, which is set in an hospital after the events of Season 1.


The Vampire Diaries (11-11:45 a.m., Ballroom 20, The CW) Cast and creatives from the long-running drama discuss Season 8 and what’s next.

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) Stars Sullivan Stapleton, Jaimie Alexander, Rob Brown, Audrey Esparza, Ashley Johnson join showrunner Martin Gero to break down the first season and the fallout from the finale.

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, director of “The Simpons Movie” David Silverman, and the voice of Bart Simpson, Nancy Cartwright, discuss the new season.

Marvel Animation Presents (12:30–1:30 p.m., Room 6A) Go behind-the-scenes into the world of Marvel Animation!

The Originals (12:50-1:25 p.m., Indigo Ballroom, The CW) Yet-to-be-announced stars and executive producers answer questions about the most recent season and what’s next.

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.

Lucifer (1:30-2:05 p.m., Indigo Ballroom, Fox) Executive producers Joe Henderson and Ildy Modrovich, as well as cast members, discuss the comic adaptation’s forthcoming sophomore season.

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 preview the new season and perform a live table read.

Gotham (2:10-3 p.m., Indigo Ballroom, Fox) Yet-to-be-announced stars and executive producers give a first look at what’s to come in Season 3.

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.

Supergirl (3:30-4:15 p.m., Ballroom 20, The CW) The comic book series makes a return flight to San Diego to discuss Season 2, which will shift from CBS to The CW.

Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency (4 p.m., Room 6BCF, BBC America) Stars Elijah Wood, Samuel Barnett, Hannah Marks, Jade Eshete, as well as lead writer and executive producer Max Landis and showrunner Robert Cooper preview the upcoming series.

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow (4:15-5 p.m., Ballroom 20, The CW) The team behind Greg Berlanti’s latest DC Comics spinoff will discuss what to expect from Season 2.

Son of Zorn (5-6 p.m., Indigo Ballroom, Fox) Cheryl Hines, Tim Meadows, Johnny Pemberton, executive producer Sally Bradford McKenna and executive producer/director Eric Appel will give insight into the new live-action, animated comedy.

The Flash (5-5:45 p.m., Ballroom 20, The CW) The series’ cast and executive producers will be on hand to answer burning questions ahead of the upcoming 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) Stars and executive producers return to San Diego to break down what’s to come on the superhero drama.

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.

Riverdale (6:30-7:20 p.m., Room 6BCF, The CW) Get a first look at the pilot episode of the upcoming series, based on Archie Comics characters.

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.

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) Stars Peyton List, Riley Smith and Mekhi Phifer, along with executive producers Jeremy Carver and Jennifer Gwartz, will present the pilot episode of the adaptation of the 2000 film and participate in a Q&A.

Time After Time (7:25-8:15 p.m., Room 6BCF, ABC) Executive producers Kevin Williamson and Marcos Siega, as well as stars Freddie Stroma and Genesis Rodriguez, screen the pilot episode of the upcoming time travel drama.


Supernatural (The CW) Stars Jared Padalecki Jensen Ackles, Misha Collins and Mark A. Sheppard, along with executive producers Robert Singer and Andrew Dabb, preview what’s in store for Season 12.

Fox’s Action Showcase: Prison Break and 24: Legacy (12:30-1:30 p.m., Hall H) Original “Prison Break” stars Wentworth Miller, Dominic Purcell, Sarah Wayne Callies, Robert Knepper, as well as producer Vaun Wilmott, show a special sneak peek of the upcoming revival. They’re followed by “24” cast members Corey Hawkins, Miranda Otto and Jimmy Smits, who join original series executive producers Howard Gordon, Manny Coto, and Evan Katz to preview the rebooted series. 12:30-1:30 p.m., Hall H.

Animaniacs Live! (3-4:15 p.m., Fox Kids, The WB) Voice cast members Rob Paulsen, Tress MacNeille and Jess Harnell — along with series songwriter Randy Rogel – perform signature tunes from the cartoon series ahead of the Animaniacs Live! tour.

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