Comic-Con 2011: The TV Lineup
UPDATED: Ahead of the official announcements, Live Feed has our ear to the ground about the who, what and when of who’s heading to San Diego.
With Comic-Con quickly approaching The Hollywood Reporter’s Live Feed has compiled an early look at what, in some cases, is confirmed and other cases rumored to be heading to Comic-Con International. Set for July 21-24 with preview night July 20 at the Convention Center in San Diego, some studios, like Warner Bros. Television and 20th Television, as well as networks including Starz and HBO, have already released their early panel lineups. With the help of THR sources as well as assists from EW, IGN, seat42f.com and TVLine, here’s an early look at the TV side of Comic-Con 2011.
Additional announcements and panelists are sure to come in the weeks ahead, so bookmark this page and keep checking back for the latest.
THURSDAY, JULY 21
Archer (FX): Stars H. Jon Benjamin, Aisha Tyler, Chris Parnell, Judy Greer, Amber Nash; Creator/Executive Producer Adam Reed. Screening & Panel, Room: Indigo.
Awake (Fox): The first episode will be screened, with Howard Gordon, Kyle Killen and Jason Isaacs attending.
Beavis and Butt-Head (MTV) Mike Judge attending with Johnny Knoxville moderating. 5-6 p.m., Room 6A.
Covert Affairs (USA)
Dexter (Showtime): Ballroom 20. Michael C. Hall, C.S. Lee, David Zayas, guest star Colin Hanks, executive producers John Goldwyn, Sara Colleton, Manny Coto and Scott Buck are all scheduled to attend.
Game of Thrones (HBO): Author George R.R. Martin will moderate the panel with attendees including David Benioff, D.B. Weiss, Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington, Jason Momoa and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau. The panel marks the freshman series first time at Comic-Con.
Napoleon Dynamite (Fox): Jon Heder, Tina Majorino, Efren Ramirez, Jon Gries, Sandy Martin, Diedrich Bader and EP Mike Scully. A sneak preview of the animated series to be screened; 2-3 p.m. Room 7AB.
Penn & Teller Tell a Lie (Discovery Channel) 7-8 p.m. Indigo Ballroom
Ringer (CW): 1:45-2:45 p.m. (Ballroom 20) Panelists confirmed to participate in the Q&A following a preview of the series include executive producer Pam Veasey, co-executive producers Nicole Snyder and Eric Charmelo. Cast members attending include Sarah Michelle Gellar, Nestor Carbonell, Ioan Gruffudd and Kristofer Polaha.
Shameless (Showtime): (Ballroom 20) Emmy Rossum, William H. Macy and executive producer John Wells are scheduled to attend.
Wilfred (FX): Stars Elijah Wood, Jason Gann, Fiona Gubelman, Dorian Brown; Executive Producer David Zuckerman, Co-Executive Producer/Director Randall Einhorn. Panel, Room: 6A
FRIDAY, JULY 22
Alphas (Syfy): Co-creator Zak Penn and executive producer Ira Steven Behr join David Strathairn, Malik Yoba, Warren Christie, Azita Ghanizada, Ryan Cartwright and Laura Mennell will attend. Room 6A at 6 p.m.
Bedlam (BBC America): Creator David Allison and star Theo James will participate in a Q&A following the screening at 5:15 p.m. in Room 7AB
The Big Bang Theory (CBS): Attending are Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco, Simon Helberg, Kunal Nayyar, Mayim Bialik and Melissa Rauch. Creators/executive producers Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady will be on the panel along with Steven Molaro.
Bob’s Burgers (Fox): Season 2 clip to be presented, along with Q&A with Loren Bouchard, Jim Dauterive, H. Jon Benjamin, John Roberts, Dan Mintz, Eugene Mirman and Kristen Schaal.
Bones/The Finder (Fox): Panel discussion with Hart Hanson, Stephen Nathan, David Boreanaz, Emily Deschanel as well as the stars of its spinoff, The Finder.
Children’s Hospital (Adult Swim): Attending are Rob Corddry, Jonathan Stern, Malin Akerman, Lake Bell, Erinn Hayes, Rob Huebel and Megan Mullally.
Death Valley (MTV) Wes Craven moderates a panel with the cast and creative team. 7-8:30 p.m. Room 5AB.
Eureka (Syfy): Colin Ferguson, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Neil Grayston, guest star Felicia Day, executive producers Jaime Paglia and Bruce Miller to attend. Moderated by Wil Wheaton at 3 p.m. in Ballroom 20.
Falling Skies (TNT): 3:15-4:15 in Room 6BCF.
Green Lantern: The Animated Series (Cartoon Network)
Locke & Key Pilot screening and panel with creators Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez, writer Josh Friedman, and producers Alex Kurtzman Robert Orci.
Lost Girl (Syfy): Stars Anna Silk, Emmanuelle Vaugier, executive producer Jay Fierstone and creator Michelle Lovretta will attend. 7:30 p.m., Room 24 ABC. Free Lost Girl comic books will be distributed at the panel.
MAD (Cartoon Network)
Phineas and Ferb (Disney Channel)
Reign of the Dinosaurs (Discovery): Erik Nelson, David Krentz, Ricardo Delgado attending. 8-9 p.m., Room 6DE.
The River (ABC)
Spartacus: Vengeance (Starz): New Spartacus Liam McIntyre will be introduced alongside fellow panelists Lucy Lawless, Dustin Clare, Manu Bennett, Katrina Law and Steven S. DeKnight.
ThunderCats (Cartoon Network)
Torchwood: Miracle Day (Starz): John Barrowman, Eve Myles, Bill Pullman, Mekhi Phifer, Alexa Havins, Lauren Ambrose and Jane Espenson will attend.
True Blood (HBO): Attendees include Alan Ball, Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Sam Trammell, Ryan Kwanten, Rutina Wesley, Kevin Alejandro, Kristin Bauer van Straten, Nelsan Ellis, Joe Manganiello and Deborah Ann Woll. The panel will be the show’s fourth Comic-Con appearance.
Warehouse 13 (Syfy): Eddie McClintock, Joanne Kelly, Saul Rubinek, Allison Scagliotti and executive producer Jack Kenny attending, with moderator Neil Grayston. Ballroom 20 at 4:15 p.m.
SATURDAY, JULY 23
Alcatraz (Fox): Panelists include Sarah Jones, Jorge Garcia, Jason Butler Harner, Parminder Nagra and executive producers Elizabeth Sarnoff and Jack Bender. The pilot episode will be screened. Sneak preview of the pilot on Wednesday, July 20 between 6-9 p.m. in Ballroom 20.
American Dad (Fox): A preview of the Season 7 premiere will be screened, featuring guest star Cee Lo Green, followed by a panel discussion with Wendy Schaal, Scott Grimes, Rachael MacFarlane, Dee Bradley Baker, Mike Barker, Matt Weitzman and Kara Vallow.
Being Human (Syfy): Sam Witwer, Meaghan Rath, Sam Huntington, executive producers Jeremy Carver and Anna Fricke scheduled to attend the panel, set for 12 p.m. in the Indigo Room.
Chuck (NBC): Panelists include Zachary Levi, Yvonne Strahovski, Joshua Gomez, Ryan McPartlin, Mark Christopher Lawrence, Vik Sahay, Scott Krinsky, Sarah Lancaster, Adam Baldwin and Chris Fedak.
Charlie's Angels (ABC): Set to attend are Annie Ilonzeh, Minka Kelly, Rachael Taylor, Ramon Rodriguez and executive producers Alfred Gough and Miles Milar.
Community (NBC): Pannelists will include Joel McHale, Chevy Chase, Donald Glover, Danny Pudi, Gillian Jacobs, Alison Brie, Yvette Nicole Brown, Ken Jeong and creator Dan Harmon.
Family Guy (Fox): Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Adam West, Mark Hentemann, Steve Callaghan and Kara Vallow will screen a sneak preview of Stewie Goes for a Drive, featuring voice guest star Ryan Reynolds.
Fringe (Fox): Panelists include Anna Torv, Lance Reddick, Blair Brown, Jasika Nicole, John Noble, Jeff Pinker and J.H. Wyman.
Futurama (Fox): Matt Groening, David X. Cohen, Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio and Maurice LaMarche to attend with a sneak preview of the show reincarnated as Japanese anime and a preview of the new season to be screened. Bill Morrison will moderate.
Grimm (NBC): The pilot episode will be screened, followed by a panel with Jim Kouf, David Greenwalt, David Giuntoli, Russell Hornsby, Bitsie Tulloch, Silas Weir Mitchell, Reggie Lee and Sasha Roiz.
Good Vibes (MTV) Adam Brody, Jake Busey, Tony Hale, Debi Mazar and Alan Tudyk as well as David Gordon Green, Tom Brady, Brad Ableson and Mike Clements -- will preview the fall animated series on Saturday from 6:30-7:30 p.m in Room 24ABC.
Kick Buttowski -- Suburban Daredevil (Disney XD)
Mythbusters (Discovery) 7:45-8:45 p.m. Room 6BCF.
Nikita (CW): Panelists include Maggie Q, Shane West, Lyndsy Fonseca and executive producer Craig Silverstein.
Once Upon a Time (ABC)
Person of Interest (CBS): Set to attend are Jim Caviezel, Michael Emerson, Taraji P. Henson, Jonathan Nolan and Greg Plageman.
Power Rangers Samurai (Nickelodeon)
Sanctuary (Syfy): Amanda Tapping, Robin Dunne and moderator Josh Gates set for panel at 11 a.m. in Indigo Room.
The Secret Circle (CW): Panelists for the rookie series will include Britt Robertson, Thomas Dekker, Phoebe Tonkin, Natasha Henstridge, Kevin Williamson, Andrew Miller and Richard Hatem.
The Simpsons (Fox): Matt Groening, Al Jean, Rob Lazebnik, Matt Warburton, Mike Anderson and Tom Gammill will be in attendance.
Teen Wolf (MTV) Cast and creatives will attend following a screening of clips from the season's final episodes. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Room 24ABC.
Terra Nova (Fox): The first episode will be screened with Stephen Lang, Rene Echevarria and Brannon Braga set to attend.
The Vampire Diaries (CW) Panel will include Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder, Candice Accola, Joseph Morgan, Kevin Williamson and Julie Plec.
Workaholiics (Comedy Central): Stars Adam DeVine, Blake Anderson and Anders Holm will be in attendance.
SUNDAY, JULY 24
Allen Gregory (Fox): Jonah Hill, David Goodman, Andrew Mogel and Jarrad Paul will be joined by the voice-cast for a sneak preview of the animated series.
The Cleveland Show (Fox): A look at its Die Hard parody will be screened, followed by a Q&A with Mike Henry, Sanaa Lathan, Kevin Michael Richardson, Reagan Gomez, Rich Appel and Kara Vallow.
Doctor Who (BBC America) 12:30 p.m. in Hall H. Matt Smith and Karen Gillan will make their first Comic-Con appearances with writer Toby Whithouse and executive producers Piers Wenger and Beth Willis.
Fish Hooks (Disney Channel)
Glee (Fox): Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and stars of the musical hit will air a musical sneak preview at never-before-seen footage and behind-the-scenes secrets about the series.
The Guild (Web series): Felicia Day's popular Web series will hold its panel from 4-5 p.m. in the Indigo Ballroom at the Hilton Bayfront.
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FX): Stars Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Kaitlin Olson, Danny DeVito. Panel & Screening, Room: Hall H.
The Looney Tunes Show (Cartoon Network)
Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated (Cartoon Network)
Sons of Anarchy (FX): Stars Charlie Hunnam, Ron Perlman, Katey Sagal; Creator/Executive Kurt Sutter. Panel, Room: Hall H.
Supernatural (CW) Set to attend are Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles. The guys make their first appearance in Hall H this year.
Young Justice (Cartoon Network)
ALSO GOING -- DETAILS TBD
The Nine Lives of Chloe King (ABC Family)
The Walking Dead (AMC)
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