Ballroom 20 Day 1: ‘Teen Wolf’ And ‘Community’ Come To Comic-Con
Comic-Con 2014 will open Wednesday, July 23, and this year Ballroom 20 has been designated the place to be for all your TV needs.
Ballroom 20 will host a slew of TV panels Thursday through Saturday, beginning with a special pilot screening for highly anticipated, new comic-genre shows The Flash (The CW), Constantine (NBC) and iZombie (The CW).
From Thursday through Saturday, every morning starting at 10:00 a.m., Ballroom 20 will be all TV, all the time. Stars from TV shows ranging from Teen Wolf to The Simpsons will also be making appearances in Ballroom 20, making it the perfect place for a TV addict to camp out.
Thursday Schedule At Ballroom 20
Panels kick off Thursday at 10 a.m. with a special celebration of 24. Attendees will get a sneak peek at the DVD behind-the-scenes feature Worlds Collide and Jack Bauer himself, Kiefer Sutherland, will be there to discuss the show and its recent revival 24: Live Another Day with executive producer Jon Cassar in a panel discussion and Q&A.
Under the Dome 11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.: CBS’ summer sci-fi smash hit is heading to Comic-Con to promote its second season. Fans will be treated to an exclusive sneak preview at the rest of season 2, currently airing, followed by a panel discussion with stars Mike Vogel, Dean Norris, Rachelle Lefevre, Alexander Koch, Colin Ford and Mackenzie Lintz, who will be joined by executive producer Neal Baer.
Scorpion 12:05 – 1:10 p.m.: CBS’ buzz-worthy new action drama will premiere at Comic-Con on Thursday. Based on the life of Walter O’Brien, the show follows a team of geniuses and misfits who team up to help with national crises. The pilot screening will be followed by a short panel discussion with O’Brien himself, stars Elyes Gabel, Robert Patrick and Katharine McPhee, and executive producers Nick Santora, Nicholas Wootton, Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci and Justin Lin, who also directed the pilot.
Scorpion will also be giving out treats and special Scorpion swag at Nerdist Headquarters in Petco Park with a themed tent: “satisfy their sweet tooth cravings at the tent’s candy kiosk, check out trailers of the high-octane series, and obtain Scorpion giveaways branded with exclusive super hero-inspired art of the Scorpion characters.”
Reign 1:15 – 2:00 p.m.: The CW’s hit Reign is coming to Comic Con with a preview of the show’s second season and a panel discussion with actors Adelaide Kane, Megan Follows, Toby Regbo and executive producer Laurie McCarthy.
Community 2:15 – 3:15 p.m.: TV Guide’s Michael Schneider will moderate this panel, sure to be a celebration of Community’s last minute pick up from Yahoo. Creator Dan Harmon is set to attend the event with executive producer Chris McKenna and cast members Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Jim Rash and Dino Stamatopoulos.
Teen Wolf 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.: Teen Wolf executive producer Jeff Davis and cast members Tyler Posey, Tyler Hoechlin, Dylan O’Brien, Holland Roden, Shelley Henning and Dylan Sprayberry will dish on the forth season, currently airing on MTV, and premiere a new mid-season trailer.
Hannibal 4:45 – 5:45 p.m.: NBC’s artistic gore thriller returns to Comic-Con with a panel and special sneak peek of season 3. Series creator, Bryan Fuller will join executive producer and writer Steven Lightfoot, director David Slade, executive producer Martha DeLaurentiis and stars Caroline Dhavernas, Scott Thompson and Aaron Abrams.
Penny Dreadful 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.: Showtime’s summer vampire show is making their big Comic-Con debut, with creator and showruner John Logan, stars Josh Hartnett, Reeve Carney and Harry Treadway, participating in a panel moderated by comedian/author/actress Aisha Tyler. The group will also premiere a sneak peek for season 2, set to air on Showtime in 2015.
– Olivia Truffaut-Wong
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