San Diego Comic Con 2011 Thursday Schedule: Selected TV Panels
The full line-up for the first day of San Diego Comic Con 2011 has been unveiled. Among the highlights for TV panels are "Game of Thrones" and "Ringer" whose participation has been reported before. The HBO new hit series will hold a panel on Thursday, July 21 at 3-4 P.M. in Ballroom 20, while The CW's upcoming series will previously occupy the room at 1:45-2:45 P.M.
Those craving for a sneak peek to new season of "Dexter" can attend Showtime panel which will also be used to promote "Shameless" and freshman "Homeland". "Dexter" lead actor Michael C. Hall will attend the event which will be held at 5:30 P.M.
USA Network is going to present a panel each for "Covert Affairs" and "Psych" at 11:15 A.M. and 12:30 P.M. respectively in the same place, Ballroom 20. Meanwhile, some cast members of "True Blood", "The Vampire Diaries", "Chuck" will take part in "TV Guide Magazine: Fan Favorites" panel at 4:14 P.M.
To be kicked off with Preview Night on Wednesday, July 20, this year's San Diego Comic Con will run until July 24. Schedule for the full first day of event can be seen on the official site.
10:00-11:00 A.M. Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe (USA) - The "Burn Notice" prequel will make its DVD debut. Panelists include Bruce Campbell, Matt Nix. Ballroom 20.
11:15-12:15 P.M. Covert Affairs - Piper Perabo makes her first visit to Comic-Con for the USA series. She'll be joined by Christopher Gorham, Sendhil Ramamurthy, Kari Matchett, Anne Dudek, Peter Gallagher and exec producers Doug Liman, Chris Ord, Matt Corman and Dave Bartis. Oded Fehr moderates. Ballroom 20.
Noon-1:00 P.M. Nickelodeon's Fanboy & Chum: Tighty, Whitey & Mighty - Panelists include Jamie Kennedy. Room 23ABC.
12:30-1:30 P.M. Psych (USA) - The series returns with a panel featuring James Roday, Dule Hill, Maggie Lawson, Tim Omundson, Kirsten Nelson, Corbin Bernsen, Steve Franks, Kelly Kulchak and Chris Henze. Ballroom 20.
1:00-2:00 P.M. Nickelodeon and DreamWorks Animation: The Penguins of Madagascar: The Return of the Revenge of Dr. Blowhole - Castmembers and exec producers discuss how the series is made. Room 23ABC.
1:45-2:45 P.M. Ringer (CW) - Former "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" star Sarah Michelle Gellar returns to Comic-Con to promote the new thriller with castmembers including Ioan Gruffudd, Nestor Carbonell, Kristoffer Polaha as well as execs Pam Veasey, Nicole Snyder and Eric Charmelo. Ballroom 20.
2:00-3:00 P.M. Napoleon Dynamite (FOX) - The cast from the feature film-turned-animated series will be on hand for a Q&A following a sneak preview of the fall series. Room 7AB.
3:00-4:00 P.M. Game of Thrones (HBO) - Author George R.R. Martin moderates a panel featuring series writers/exec producers David Benoiff and D.B. Weiss as well as cast members Emilia Clarke, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington and Jason Momoa. Ballroom 20.
3:45-4:45 P.M. Awake (NBC) - Star Jason Isaacs and exec producers Howard Gordon and Kyle Killen will answer questions after the pilot screening. Room 6A.
4:00-5:00 P.M. Archer (FX) - Panelists include H. Jon Benjamin, Aisha Tyler, Chris Parnell, Judy Greer, Amber Nash and George Coe. Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront.
4:14-5:15 P.M. TV Guide Magazine: Fan Favorites - Panelists include "Ringer" 's Nestor Carbonell, "The Big Bang Theory" 's Johnny Galecki, "Alcatraz" 's Jorge Garcia, "The River" 's Leslie Hope, "Chuck" 's Zachary Levi, "True Blood" 's Joe Manganiello and Deborah Ann Woll, "The Vampire Diaries" ' Julie Plec and Kevin Williamson, "Doctor Who" 's Matt Smithand others. Ballroom 20.
4:45-5:45 P.M. Star Wars: The Clone Wars season 4 preview - Behind-the-scenes talent from Lucasfilm Animation will be on hand. Room 6BCF.
5:00-6:00 P.M. Beavis and Butt-Head (MTV) - Mike Judge will present footage from new episodes and discuss the series' return. Room 6A.
5:30-7:30 P.M. Showtime: Tired of Ordinary Television? - Showtime previews new seasons of "Dexter", "Shameless" and freshman series "Homeland" during their panel, which will feature stars Michael C. Hall, Emmy Rossum and Morena Baccarin, among others, as well as executive producers. Ballroom 20.
6:15-7:30 P.M. Wilfred (FX) - Elijah Wood returns to Comic-Con for a panel promoting his new FX comedy with co-stars and executive producers including Jason Gann. Room 6A.
7:00-8:00 P.M. Penn & Teller Tell a Lie (Discovery Channel) - The panel will feature the duo introducing their new fall series. Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront.
9:30-10:30 P.M. Torchwood: Miracle Day (Starz) - Catch a preview of the week's newest episode. Room 6DE.
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