Comic-Con 2013: Television Shows To Look Out For In San Diego
First Published: July 7, 2013 10:14 PM EDT Credit: ABC, The CW, HBO, MTV, AMC, BBC America
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- San Diego Comic-Con 2013 is less than two weeks away and it will be packed with talent from some of television’s biggest shows, including “The Walking Dead,” “Game of Thrones,” “The Vampire Diaries,” “Revolution” and “Arrow.”
The four-day convention will also welcome some new shows to its panel rooms and halls including “Vampire Diaries” spin-off “The Originals,” Fox’s “Sleepy Hollow,” and the Karl Urban sci-fi series from J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot – “Almost Human” (also coming to Fox).
Here is a rundown of some of the big shows heading to SDCC from July 18-21.
Thursday, July 18:
“Intelligence” (new show coming to CBS this fall) pilot world premiere, followed by a panel discussion with the series stars (Josh Holloway, Meghan Ory and Marg Helgenberger), and EPs Michael Seitzman, Rene Echevarria and Tripp Vinson. Location: Ballroom 20 at 10 AM.
“Star-Crossed” (new show coming to The CW at midseason) first look at the new series and panel, featuring Matt Lanter, Aimee Teegarden, Grey Damon and EPs Adele Lim, Meredith Averill, Josh Appelbaum, Andre Nemec and Scott Rosenberg. Location: Ballroom 20 at 11 AM.
“Beauty and The Beast” panel with Kristin Kreuk and Jay Ryan and EPs Jennifer Levin and Sherri Cooper. Location: Ballroom 20 at 12 PM.
“Psych” panel with Cary Elwes, James Roday, Dule Hill, Maggie Lawson, Tim Omundson, Kristen Nelson and Corbin Bernsen with EPs Steve Franks, Kelly Kulchak and Chris Henze. Location: Ballroom 20 at 1 PM.
“Sherlock” panel with co-creator/EP/writers Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss and producer Sue Vertue. Location: Ballroom 20 at 2:15 PM.
“Wilfred” panel with Elijah Wood, Jason Gann, Fiona Gubelmann and Dorian Brown with EPs Reed Agnew, Eli Jorne and David Zuckerman, plus EP/director Randall Einhorn. Location: Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront at 4 PM.
“Teen Wolf” panel with Tyler Posey, Dylan O’Brien, Tyler Hoechlin, Crystal Reed, Holland Roden, Daniel Sharman, Max Carver and Charlie Carver, with EP Jeff Davis. Location: Ballroom 20 at 6 PM.
“Hannibal: Feed Your Fear” panel featuring Executive Producer Bryan Fuller, director David Slade, EP Martha De Laurentiis and star Hugh Dancy. Location: Room 6A at 6:45 PM.
“Dexter” panel with Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, David Zayas and James Remar, with EPs John Goldwyn, Sara Colleton, Scott Buck and Manny Coto. Location: Hall H at 6:30 PM.
“Black Sails” sneak peek, with an introduction by stars Zach McGowan, Jessica Parker Kennedy, Mark Ryan, Hakeem Kae-Kazim and series creators Jonathan Steinberg and Robert Levine. Location TBD.
Friday, July 19
“Defiance” panel with Grant Bowler, Julie Benz, Jaime Murray and more. Location: Room 6A at 10:30 AM.
“Nikita” farewell to Comic-Con panel with Maggie Q, Shane West, Lyndsy Fonseca, Aaron Stanford, Melinda Clarke, Devon Sawa and Noah Bean, with EP Craig Silverstein. Location: Room 6BCF at 11:30 AM.
“Bones” to feature a screen reel of never-before-seen footage and a Q&A panel with David Boreanaz, Creator/EP Hart Hanson and EP Stephen Nathan. Location: Ballroom 20 at 12:30 PM.
“The 100” (midseason show coming to The CW) featuring Eliza Taylor, Thomas McDonell, Marie Avgeropoulos, and Henry Ian Cusick, with EPs Matthew Miller and Jason Rothenberg. Location: Room 6BCF at 12:45 PM.
“The Walking Dead” panel featuring Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Steven Yeun, Lauren Cohan, Danai Gurira, David Morrissey, Scott Wilson and Chad Coleman, with showrunner/EP Scott Gimple and EPs Robert Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd, Dave Alpert and Greg Nicotero. Location: Hall H at 1:35 PM
“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” panel with executive producer Joss Whedon & Marvel’s head of TV/EP Jeph Loeb. Location: Ballroom 20 at 1:45 PM.
“Game of Thrones” panel, featuring George R.R. Martin, John Bradley, Emilia Clarke, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Peter Dinklage, Michelle Fairley, Kit Harington, Rose Leslie and Richard Madden, as well as EPs David Benioff and D.B. Weiss. Location: Hall H at 2:50 PM.
“Haven” panel with Emily Rose, Lucas Bryant, Eric Balfour, Adam Copeland and Colin Ferguson with the creators, producers and writers. Location: Room 6DE at 3 PM.
“The Following” panel with Kevin Bacon, Shawn Ashmore and Valorie Curry, as well as EP’s Kevin Williamson and Marcos Siega. Location: Ballroom 20 at 3:15 PM.
“Sleepy Hollow” (new show coming to Fox this fall) screening of the pilot, followed by a Q&A with stars Tom Mison and Nicole Beharie. Location: Room 6A at 3:30 PM.
“Almost Human” (new show coming to Fox this fall) panel featuring “Star Trek’s” Karl Urban, Michael Ealy and EP J.H. Wyman. Location: Ballroom 20 at 4 PM.
“Falling Skies” exclusive first look at remainder of third season and panel with Noah Wyle, Moon Bloodgood, Will Patton, Drew Roy, Connor Jessup, Colin Cunningham, Sarah Carter and Doug Jones and Sarah Carter, with EPs Remi Aubuchon and Greg Beeman. Wil Wheaton will moderate. Location: room 6BCF at 4:30 PM.
“Vikings” panel with the cast, including Travis Fimmel, Katheryne Winnick, Clive Standen, George Blagden, Gustaf Skarsgard and Jessalyn Gilsig, with Writer/Creator Micheal Hirst and EVP of History, Dirk Hoogstra. Location: San Diego Convention Center, Panel Room 6A at 6 PM.
“Orphan Black” panel with the one and only Tatiana Maslany, Jordan Gavaris, Dylan Bruce and co-creators Graeme Manson and John Fawcett. Location: Room 7AB at 7 PM.
“Banshee” panel with Antony Starr, Ivana Milicevic, Lili Simmons and Hoon Lee with EP Greg Yaitanes and writer/EP Jonathan Tropper. Location: Room 6A at 7:15 PM.
Saturday, July 20
“Bates Motel” panel with Verga Farmiga, Freddie Highmore, Max Thieriot, Olivia Cooke and Nestor Carbonell, with EPs Carlton Cuse and Kerry Ehrin. Location: Room 6A at 10 AM.
“Once Upon A Time” panel with Jennifer Morrison, Ginnifer Goodwin, Robert Carlyle, Josh Dallas, Emilie de Ravin, Colin O’Donoghue and Michael Raymond James, with EPs Edward Kitsis & Adam Horowitz. Location: Ballroom 20 at 11 AM.
“How I Met Your Mother” visits Comic-Con for the first time, revealing an exclusive look at the show. The panel will feature stars Josh Radnor, Jason Segel, Cobie Smulders, Neil Patrick Harris and Alyson Hannigan, and EPs Carter Bays, Craig Thomas and Pamela Fryman. Location: Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront at 12 PM.
“The Originals” (new “Vampire Diaries” spinoff coming to The CW this fall) with Joseph Morgan, Claire Holt, Phoebe Tonkin and Charles Michael Davis, with EP Julie Plec. Location: Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront at 1 PM.
“True Blood” panel with various members of the cast. Location: Ballroom 20 at 3:30 PM.
“Person of Interest” with EPs Jonathan Nolan and Greg Plageman with TBD members of the cast. Room 6BCF at 4 PM.
“The Vampire Diaries” with Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder, Kat Graham and Candice Accola, and EPs Julie Plec and Caroline Dries. Location: Ballroom 20 at 4:30 PM.
“Revolution” with Creator/EP Eric Kripke & TBD stars from the show. Location: Room 6BCF at 4:50 PM.
“Arrow” session with Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, David Ramsey, Emily Bett Rickards and Colton Haynes, with EPs Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim and Andrew Kreisberg. Location: Ballroom 20 at 5:15 PM.
“The Tomorrow People” (new show coming to The CW this fall) featuring Robbie Amell, Mark Pellegrino and Peyton List, with EPs Greg Berlanti, Phil Klemmer and Danny Cannon. Location: Room 6BCF at 5:55 PM.
Sunday, July 21
“Supernatural” panel with Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Misha Collins and Mark A. Sheppard, with EPs Jeremy Carver and Robert Singer. Location: Hall H at 10 AM.
“Breaking Bad” panel with Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Anna Gunn, Dean Norris, Betsy Brandt, R.J. Mitte and Bob Odenkirk with EP Vince Gilligan. Location: Hall H at 11:15 AM.
“Doctor Who 50th Anniversary” panel with Matt Smith and Jenna-Louise Coleman, EP Steven Moffat, “An Advenutre in Space and Time” star David Bradley and EP Mark Gatiss. Location: Hall H at 12:30 PM.
“Community” panel with Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown, Alison Brie, Jim Rash, and Ken Jeong, with EPs Dan Harmon and Chris McKenna and co-executive producer Andy Bobrow. Location: Hall H at 1:50 PM.
“Under The Dome” sneak peek with Dean Norris, Mike Vogel and Rachelle Lefevre with EPs Brian K. Vaughan, Neal Baer and Jack Bender. Location: Room 6BCF at 2:15 PM.
“It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” screening and Q&A with Rob McElhenney, Glenn Howerton, Charlie Day, Kaitlin Olson and Danny Devito. Location: Hall H at 3 PM.
“Sons of Anarchy” with Creator Kurt Sutter, stars Charlie Hunnam, Katey Sagal, Ron Perlman, Maggie Siff, Kim Coates, Mark Boone Junior, Tommy Flanagan, Theo Rossi, Dayton Callie and Jimmy Smits, with EP Paris Barclay. Location: Hall H at 3:50 PM.
-- Jolie Lash
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