Comic-Con 2017: Watch All the TV Trailers

1:54 PM 7/24/2017

by Lesley Goldberg and Kate Stanhope

Not in San Diego? Check out the latest footage from all the new and returning series at the convention.

The Walking Dead and Game of Thrones Still - Split - Publicity - H 2017
Courtesy of AMC (Left) and HBO (Right)

Hundreds of thousands head down to San Diego for Comic-Con every summer, but not everyone is lucky enough to get a badge to the annual confab.

Thankfully, even those stuck at home can get a look at the latest footage unveiled for TV's new and returning series. Check back throughout Comic-Con's four-day run for the latest TV show sneak peeks and trailers straight from the San Diego Convention Center ballrooms.

  • 'Doctor Who'

    While much of the conversation at the panel was about new star Jodie Whittaker, the long-running drama also shared a first look at the forthcoming Christmas special, which will mark star Peter Capaldi's final turn as the beloved character.

  • 'Supernatural'

    At Hall H, it was the band Kansas that rocked the house. However, the fan-favorite drama also unveiled a new season 12 sizzle reel set to the tune of Metallica.

  • 'The Last Ship'

    With the season four premiere less than a month away, the Turner-owned cable network used the annual confab to debut fresh footage from the drama.

  • 'Dirk Gently'

    Ahead of the Elijah Wood series' season two return, the cable channel showed off new footage from the new episodes.

  • 'Arrow'

    Oliver (Stephen Amell) flies back into action in the first trailer for season six, which recounts the explosive final moments of season while giving fans a first look at what's to come, most notably a lot more Slade (Manu Bennett) and Black Siren (Katie Cassidy).

  • 'The Expanse'

    After announcing that Elizabeth Mitchell (Lost) would join season three as a recurring guest star, playing a mysterious character that brings a spiritual perspective to the series, the sci-fi drama dropped its season-three trailer. 

  • 'Westworld'

    Despite just going into production on season two, the HBO drama was able to show fans some new footage featuring new looks at returning cast members Jeffrey Wright, Evan Rachel Wood and Ed Harris.

  • 'The Magicians'

    While the magic drama was unable to show any new season three footage, the series did give fans a first look at the new season three set: the Muntjac boat.

  • 'Supergirl'

    Who is Supergirl without Kara Danvers? That's just what the new season three trailer asks. The trailer also includes a first glimpse at Odette Annable as Reign.

  • 'Stranger Things'

    The hit supernatural series used its first appearance at San Diego Comic-Con to debut the official season two trailer, which includes extensive new footage.

  • 'Legends of Tomorrow'

    The CW time-traveling drama unveiled fresh footage from season three, including a first look at Billy Zane.

  • 'Lucifer'

    In addition to announcing the addition of Smallville star Tom Welling, the drama shared the first footage from the upcoming third season.

  • 'Ghost Wars'

    The cable channel unveiled the first trailer for the Vincent D'Onofrio and Meat Loaf paranormal series.

  • 'The Flash'

    The Arrow spinoff brought an effects-heavy trailer to Comic-Con that showed off just what Barry Allen can do. The season four trailer also heavily featured Iris West (Candice Patton).

  • 'Star Trek: Discovery'

    Two months ahead of the series premiere, CBS unveiled new footage from the highly anticipated sci-fi series as part of the official series trailer.

  • 'Gotham'

    Stars and exec producers showed off new footage from season four of the Batman prequel series, which comes with the ominous warning, "Gotham will know fear."

  • 'Once Upon a Time'

    The creators and cast behind the long-running fantasy drama gave fans a first look at the rebooted season seven that will see the departure of six series regulars and the addition of several new faces, including Gabrielle Anwar, Andrew J. West and Dania Ramirez.

  • 'Family Guy'

    The season 15 trailer paid tribute to not one but two recently deceased Comic-Con heroes, former Batman star Adam West and Star Wars leading lady Carrie Fisher, both of whom lend their voices to upcoming episodes of the Seth MacFarlane animated comedy.

  • 'Riverdale'

    The buzzy, dark take on Archie comics returned to Comic-Con with two videos: the season-one blooper reel as well as a first look at the upcoming second season, which picks up in the immediate aftermath of Fred Andrews (Luke Perry) being shot at Pop's.

  • 'The Defenders'

    Netflix used Comic-Con to offer another extended look at its Marvel mashup, with Daredevil's Charlie Cox, Jessica Jones' Krysten Ritter, Luke Cage's Mike Colter and Iron Fist's Finn Jones tag-teaming for The Defenders.

  • 'The Orville'

    In addition to debuting a new trailer for Family Guy, series creator Seth MacFarlane brought a new trailer for his upcoming live-action space series The Orville. The hourlong marks his first live-action TV role.

  • 'Originals'

    Fresh off announcing that season five would be its last, The Vampire Diaries spinoff offered a peek at its final run. The sizzle reel reveals a first look at the teenage Hope — now played by Danielle Rose Russell.

  • 'Vikings'

    The period drama gave fans the first look at season five, which will see the addition of series regular Jonathan Rhys Meyers following the recent onscreen deaths of several series regulars, most notably Travis Fimmel.

  • 'Preacher'

    The comics-inspired drama from exec producer Seth Rogen and company offered a closer look at what's to come in the second half of its sophomore run. If the new footage is any indication, Herr Starr (Pip Torrens) will have a lot of screen time.

  • 'The Gifted'

    Making its Comic-Con debut, the live-action X-Men drama (that the network doesn't want you to call X-Men) offered an extended look at its mutant collection with a new trailer. The drama marks Marvel Television's first broadcast expansion beyond ABC, where the comic book powerhouse has Agents of SHIELD and the upcoming The Inhumans. From Burn Notice showrunner Matt Nix, the show revolves around a suburban couple (Amy AckerStephen Moyer) whose ordinary lives are rocked by the sudden discovery that their children possess mutant powers.

  • 'Black Lightning'

    The black superhero drama doesn't debut on the younger-skewing network until midseason, but the channel behind Arrow and The Flash used the con to unveil a look at Cress Williams in action as the famed comic book character. 

  • 'Teen Wolf'

    With only 10 episodes remaining before wrapping its six-season run, MTV's Teen Wolf unspooled a trailer for its final run as the cable network's first scripted drama closed out its time at Comic-Con in style: in the grand Hall H. While it may not be the end of the franchise, the final season trailer features the return of several fan-favorites as the Jeff Davis-created series looks to close things out surrounded by familiar faces.

  • 'Stan Against Evil'

    The scripted comedy dropped the season two trailer at Comic-Con, with footage offering a glimpse of Stan Miller (John C. McGinley) challenged to solve the mystery of Sheriff Barret's (Janet Varney) time-traveling disappearance.

  • 'Shadowhunters'

    The Freeform drama, currently in the midst of its second season, unveiled a first look scene at Modern Family star Sarah Hyland's two-episode arc. Hyland will appear, accent and all, as the devious Seelie Queen in the Aug. 7 and 14th episodes of the series. 

  • 'Colony'

    The Josh Holloway drama came prepared to Comic-Con. In addition to showing a first look image of the alien battle to come in season three, the panel debuted a season two sizzle reel looking back at season two's biggest (and most culturally relevant) moments.

  • 'Krypton'

    While the cable network opted not to screen the full pilot for fans down at the confab, Syfy released a teaser trailer for the Superman prequel series that encourages fans of the Man of Steel to "discover the lineage behind the legend." The trailer also gives an intriguing look at Superman's birthplace of Krypton.

  • 'InHumans'

    In addition to the four new scenes the highly anticipated drama unveiled at its panel, the ABC drama also debuted a new IMAX trailer ahead of InHumans' two-episode debut in IMAX theaters across the country on Sept. 1. The trailer specifically highlights several scenes that will play well on the big IMAX screens, including several effect-heavy battle scenes and the first look at Medusa's powerful locks in action.

  • '12 Monkeys'

    The time-traveling drama came to San Diego Comic-Con for the final time armed with new footage from the forthcoming fourth and final season, set to debut in 2018. Among the time periods visited in the trailer are the Old West and World War II.

  • 'American Horror Story: Cult'

    The Ryan Murphy anthology likely had the splashiest reveal at the Con despite not hosting a panel for season seven. On Thursday evening, FX revealed the title of the new installment by way of a video unspooled over the water behind the San Diego Convention Center. The title video then encouraged visitors to go to, where they learned the title. The season's first official promo debuted the following day.

  • 'Psych: The Movie'

    Although no new footage from the fan-favorite show's upcoming reunion movie was released, the team behind the former Comic-Con staple came armed and ready with a special behind-the-scenes video. In the clip, stars James Roday and Dule Hill, in character as BFFs Shawn and Gus, are shown getting back into "Psych shape" as they call it, i.e. re-learning all their classic lines and signature bits while drinking a whole lot of pineapple juice, natch.

  • 'iZombie'

    The humorous zombie drama brought not one but two videos to Comic-Con ahead of its fourth season return. In one, Prison Break star Robert Knepper announced his full-time return as a series regular (and also managed to get in a Star Wars reference because why not), while the second showed highlights from the just-finished third season.

  • 'Fear the Walking Dead'

    In the new footage for the second half of season three, Walker proposes an alliance with the Otto Ranch inhabitants in a bid for survival. However, it's only so long before the zombies start pressing in on the ranch, putting everyone in danger.

  • 'The Walking Dead'

    "You're about to shit your pants." That's ominous warning that opens the first trailer for the hit zombie drama's upcoming eighth season. The new footage sets the stage for the long-awaited All Out War arc from the comic book series on which the show is based, in which Rick (Andrew Lincoln) and Co. go to battle against Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) and his violent Saviors.

  • 'The 100'

    In addition to offering fans teases of what to expect in the upcoming fifth season of the drama, producers unveiled a season-four sizzle reel recounting the biggest moments from the most recent season, which ended with a shocking six-year time jump.

  • 'Game of Thrones'

    Five days after the season-seven premiere, HBO unveiled a new look at the upcoming episodes of the fantasy series of a big battle to come. Also, the footage includes a whole lot more screen time for Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) and even teased her first meeting with Jon Snow (Kit Harington).

  • 'Robot Chicken'

    As per usual, season nine promises to be chock full of pop culture satires. As seen in the first new footage, Mad Max: Fury Road, Star Wars, Scooby Doo and Jaws are just a few of the titles getting spoofed this season