San Diego Comic-Con 2012: Schedule of Selected TV Panels on Friday
The schedule for the second day of San Diego Comic-Con 2012 has been released. A number of hit cable series will headline the convention on Friday, July 13, with AMC set to host "The Walking Dead" and "Breaking Bad" panel at 1:25 P.M. and 6:45 P.M. respectively.
Also potentially sucking people's attention that day are panels for HBO's "Game of Thrones", TNT's "Falling Skies" and Starz's "Spartacus: War of the Damned". A "Firefly" reunion is also set to take place at Comic-Con to celebrate the show's 10th anniversary.
Slipped in the schedule among the drama shows are such comedies as "Community" and "The Big Bang Theory". A glimpse at new shows "Cult", "666 Park Avenue" and "Arrow" is also presented that day, while panels for "Bones" and such animations as "Bob's Burgers", "Tron: Uprising" and "Robot Chicken" are available as other options.
This year's SDCC is kicked off with a preview night on Wednesday, July 11 before the panels start the day after. More information about the annual convention can be obtained on the official site.
10:00-11:00 Community - Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown and Alison Brie are on hand for a panel and Q&A to talk about what's in store for season 4. Ballroom 20.
10:15-11:15 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Nickelodeon) - Executive producer Ciro Nieli sets up the new series and unveils never-before-seen footage, joined by the voice cast, including Jason Biggs, Sean Astin, Greg Cipes, Rob Paulsen, Kevin Michael Richardson, Hoon Lee and Mae Whitman. Rich Magallanes, senior VP of current series for Nickelodeon, moderates the panel. Room 6BCF.
11:15-12:15 Legend of Korra (Nickelodeon) - The cast, namely Janet Varney, David Faustino, P. J. Byrne and Seychelle Gabriel, as well as executive producers Bryan Konietzko, Mike DiMartino and Joaquim Dos Santos offer an in-depth discussion of Nickelodeon's hottest new series. Rich Magallanes moderates the panel. Ballroom 20.
11:30-12:30 Cult - Pilot screening and Q&A with creator/executive producer Rockne S. O'Bannon and series stars Matt Davis, Jessica Lucas, Alona Tal and Robert Knepper. Room 6BCF.
12:05-1:05 The Big Bang Theory - For the first time ever in Hall H, the CBS popular comedy series returns to Comic-Con for a special screening and a lively discussion. Hall H.
12:30-1:30 Firefly - Science Channel will reunite creator Joss Whedon and stars Nathan Fillion, Adam Baldwin, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk, Morena Baccarin, Sean Maher, Summer Glau among others in celebration of the show's 10th anniversary. Ballroom 20.
12:45-1:45 666 Park Avenue - Series stars Terry O'Quinn, Vanessa Williams, Rachael Taylor and Dave Annable, along with executive producers Matthew Miller and David Wilcox, will be on hand for a special Q&A following the screening. Room 6BCF.
1:00-1:45 Childrens Hospital (Adult Swim) - Watch a sneak peek of "Childrens Hospital" season 4i and hear from the show's creative team, led by creator/star Rob Corddry and executive producer Jonathan Stern. Also set to attend the panel are cast members Lake Bell, Erinn Hayes, Rob Huebel, Henry Winkler and Ken Marino. Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront.
1:25-2:25 The Walking Dead (AMC) - Andrew Lincoln, Sarah Wayne Callies, Norman Reedus, Laurie Holden, Steven Yeun, Lauren Cohan as well as new cast members Danai Gurira and David Morrissey join showrunner Glen Mazzara and executive producers Robert Kirkman and Gale Anne Hurd in a panel moderated by Chris Hardwick. The panel also presents an official sneak preview of season 3. Hall H.
1:45-2:45 Bones - Creator and executive producer Hart Hanson, executive producer Stephen Nathan and stars David Boreanaz and Emily Deschanel are on hand to discuss the shocking finale of season 7 as well as what's in store for Booth and Brennan in an exciting season 8. The panel will be followed by a fan Q&A. Ballroom 20.
2:15-3:15 Tron: Uprising - Voice cast Elijah Wood, Bruce Boxleitner, Emmanuelle Chriqui and Tricia Helfer, along with executive producer/director Charlie Bean and consulting producers Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz attend the panel where fans can get a look at exclusive footage from this ground-breaking animated series. The panel will be moderated by Daily Variety film editor Josh Dickey. Room 6A.
2:45-3:45 Game of Thrones - Stars Alfie Allen, Emilia Clarke, Michelle Fairley, Kit Harington, Lena Headey and Richard Madden are on hand for the panel and Q&A session, which is moderated by author/co-executive producer George R. R. Martin along with executive producer Carolyn Strauss. Hall H.
3:00-4:00 Arrow - The new CW show makes its Comic-Con debut with a screening of the full pilot, followed by a Q&A with series stars Stephen Amell and Katie Cassidy, executive producers Marc Guggenheim and Andrew Kreisberg, and pilot director/executive producer David Nutter. Ballroom 20.
3:00-3:45 Robot Chicken/Robot Chicken DC Comics Special (Adult Swim) - Co-creators/executive producers Seth Green and Matthew Senreich are joined by co-head writer/executive producer Tom Root, actor/writer Breckin Meyer, and writer Matthew Beans to discuss the Emmy-winning series. Keith Crofford, VP of production for Adult Swim, moderates. Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront.
4:00-5:00 Bob's Burgers - Creator and executive producer Loren Bouchard and executive producer Jim Dauterive and cast members H. Jon Benjamin, John Roberts, Dan Mintz, Eugene Mirman and Kristen Schaal are on hand to screen never-before-seen footage, followed by a panel discussion and fan Q&A. Room 25ABC.
4:00-4:45 Black Dynamite (Adult Swim) - Creators and voice talents, such as Michael Jai White, Tommy Davidson, Kym Whitley, Byron Minns, Debra Wilson, Orlando Jones, Cedric Yarbourgh will give an exclusive preview of the show and answer questions. P. Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront.
4:30-5:30 Falling Skies - Join stars Noah Wyle, Moon Bloodgood, Will Patton, Drew Roy, Collin Cunningham, Sarah Carter and Connor Jessup, executive producer Greg Beeman, and show runner Remi Aubuchon in a Q&A hosted by Wil Wheaton. Watch never-before-seen clips from "Falling Skies" season 2. Room 6BCF.
5:45-6:45 Spartacus: War of the Damned - Liam McIntyre returns to Comic-Con, along with Manu Bennett, executive producer Steven S. DeKnight, and a few surprise appearances to show footage from the final season of "Spartacus". Room 6BCF.
6:45-7:45 Breaking Bad (AMC) - Executive producer and showrunner Vince Gilligan appears with the cast, including Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Anna Gunn, Dean Norris, Betsy Brandt, RJ Mitte and Jonathan Banks. Join the panelists for a one-on-one Q&A session and an official sneak preview of "Breaking Bad" season 5. Ballroom 20.
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