Comic-Con 2011: 'Doctor Who,' 'Bedlam' Panels Set

"Doctor Who"

The Doctor will be making a stop at this year's Comic-Con, BBC America announced Thursday.

The popular British series Doctor Who will hold its panel on Sunday, July 24 at 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.

Exclusive footage from the new episodes, which will begin airing later this summer on BBC America, will be previewed during the session. Also, Part 1 of the current Doctor Who season will be in stores July 19.

Bedlam, from creator David Allison and starring Theo James, will make its U.S debut on Friday, July 22 at 5:15 p.m. in Room 7AB. Bedlam centers on the tenants of apartment building Bedlam Heights. The series co-stars Ashley Madekwe, Hugo Speer, Will Young and Charlotte Salt.

Bedlam launches Saturday, Oct. 8 at 9 p.m.