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Comic-Con: 'Nikita' Creator Aims to Hit the Ground Running in Final Season

Comic-Con: 'Nikita' Creator Aims to Hit the Ground Running in Final Season

SAN DIEGO — It’s time to say goodbye to Nikita.

“It’s bittersweet,” creator/executive producer Craig Silverstein said Friday during The CW series’ final Comic-Con panel. “I’m glad we’re able to end it, give it a full close instead of ending it where it was.”

He added: “Knowing it’s going to finish lets us end it, hopefully, with an exclamation mark.”

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Comic-Con: 'Phineas and Ferb' Heads to 'Star Wars' Universe in Special Episode

Comic-Con: 'Phineas and Ferb' Heads to 'Star Wars' Universe in Special Episode

SAN DIEGO — Star Wars is making its way through the Disney universe.

Disney's animated series Phineas and Ferb will head to the Star Wars universe with a special one-hour episode, it was announced Friday by executive producers Dan Povenmire and Jeff "Swampy" Marsh at Comic-Con.

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Comic-Con: Syfy's 'Helix' Sets Key Cast for Ron Moore Drama

Comic-Con: Syfy's 'Helix' Sets Key Cast for Ron Moore Drama

Battlestar Galactica guru Ron Moore is back on the small screen with Helix, the 13-episode drama that Syfy picked up straight to series.

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Comic-Con: 'Big Bang Theory' Spills Writers' Secrets, Offers Season 7 Clues

Comic-Con: 'Big Bang Theory' Spills Writers' Secrets, Offers Season 7 Clues

CBS' The Big Bang Theory opened San Diego Comic-Con on Friday in Ballroom 20 -- a downgrade from last year's appearance in the cavernous Hall H -- for what started as a cast-free peek behind the scenes of TV's No. 1 comedy.

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Comic-Con: 'Dexter' Says Farewell With Emotional Final Panel

Comic-Con: 'Dexter' Says Farewell With Emotional Final Panel

"Everything is a series of lasts." "We're going out the way we want to go out." Those are the words of stars Michael C. Hall and Jennifer Carpenter in the farewell video that opened Dexter's final session at San Diego Comic-Con.  

Showtime's serial killer drama closed Thursday at the annual pop culture confab with a fitting end: a panel in the massive Hall H, where the cast and creators said goodbye to the fans that helped make the show the standard by which other serial killer dramas are measured.

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Comic-Con: 'X-Files' Star Gillian Anderson Open to Third Film, But Not to Limited Series

Comic-Con: 'X-Files' Star Gillian Anderson Open to Third Film, But Not to Limited Series

SAN DIEGO — It’s been 20 years since the seminal Fox show, The X-Files, premiered and to celebrate, stars Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny, former writer (and Breaking Bad creator) Vince Gilligan, creator Chris Carter and key writers and producers made the pilgrimage to San Diego for an anniversary reunion panel. 

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Comic-Con: 'Sherlock' Producer on Chances of a Movie, Season 3 and 'Doctor Who'

Comic-Con: 'Sherlock' Producer on Chances of a Movie, Season 3 and 'Doctor Who'

SAN DIEGO — Sherlock took over Ballroom 20 in high style Thursday.

Although stars Martin Freeman and Benedict Cumberbatch were not present at Comic-Con, Cumberbatch sent a video message explaining the Reichenbach fall that Sherlock experienced, except there's a twist: Stuffed animals and guns may have had something to do with the fall, though the signals would cut out throughout the explanation. Freeman also taped a message for the at-capacity room in full Hobbit makeup.

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Comic-Con: 'The Blacklist' Inspired by Whitey Bulger's Capture

Comic-Con: 'The Blacklist' Inspired by Whitey Bulger's Capture

NBC's big bet for fall met the masses Thursday afternoon at Comic-Con International, where the drama -- and star James Spader -- made its maiden voyage to the Big Show.

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Comic-Con: 'Beauty and the Beast' Cast, Producers Tease Season 2

Comic-Con: 'Beauty and the Beast' Cast, Producers Tease Season 2

SAN DIEGO — "I just wanted the fans to stop harassing us about it on Twitter," Beauty and the Beast star Jay Ryan said jokingly about Vincent and Catherine's romance.

It was the vocal fans on Twitter and social media that prompted the producers and writers to move forward with the pairing I'm season one. "We had a lot of discussions about it," executive producer Jennifer Levin said. "We felt like we couldn't do" the show without the duo's relationship progressing in a significant way.

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Comic-Con: 'Psych: The Musical' Debuts Delicious New Trailer (Exclusive Video)

Comic-Con: 'Psych: The Musical' Debuts Delicious New Trailer (Exclusive Video)

SAN DIEGO — After more than a year in the making, Psych's anticipated musical is finally here. (Well, almost here.)

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Comic-Con: Josh Holloway Makes a Splash With CBS' 'Intelligence'

Comic-Con: Josh Holloway Makes a Splash With CBS' 'Intelligence'

SAN DIEGO — Josh Holloway made a splash at Comic-Con — but it wasn't for a Lost reunion panel.

As the leader of CBS' midseason drama Intelligence, the former Lost star touted his new television series Thursday morning in San Diego. The series follows Gabriel (Holloway), a brilliant agent with a computer implanted into his brain.

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Comic-Con: Science Channel Investigating the 'Unexplained' (Exclusive Video)

Comic-Con: Science Channel Investigating the 'Unexplained' (Exclusive Video)

Science Channel will give Comic-Con attendees a look at its new series The Unexplained Files, and The Hollywood Reporter has the first look at the clip that will made its debut in San Diego on Saturday.

Unexplained Files aims to explore the "mysterious phenomena that baffle scientists," from spontaneous combustion to possible curses to UFO sightings.

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Pirate Ships, Prisons and Other TV Sights to See at Comic-Con

Pirate Ships, Prisons and Other TV Sights to See at Comic-Con

San Diego Comic-Con opened Wednesday with the annual preview night offering the first glimpse inside the pop culture mecca.

While film -- and yes, comics -- still have a large presence, TV continues to make a splash on the massive convention floor. With row after massive row of collectibles and swag drawing huge lines at booths including Fox, Lego, BBC America and more, broadcast and cable networks alike are going bigger in an attempt to cut through all the clutter inside the jam-packed venue.

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'Under the Dome's' Comic-Con Poster: Don't Have (Half) a Cow

'Under the Dome's' Comic-Con Poster: Don't Have (Half) a Cow

CBS' Under the Dome going meta for Comic-Con.

The poster for the San Diego Nerd Prom, which opens Wednesday with preview night, features an iconic -- and disgusting -- scene from the series premiere that's sure to ruffle the features of anyone at PETA.

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