Get your superhero leotards on and start lining up: Warner Bros. TV Group has announced its Comic-Con 2015 lineup with a crop of new shows such as Supergirl, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Blindspot, Containment and Lucifer, as well as fan faves such as Gotham, The Flash, The Big Bang Theory among many others. In total WBTVG will be at the San Diego convention with 18 series, 13 of which are fan standards.
Similar to last year’s Saturday during the fan confab, Warner Bros. Television and DC Entertainment are hosting another three-hour superhero night on July 11 with screenings and special appearances from returning series Arrow, The Flash and Gotham, as well as upcoming shows Supergirl, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow and their new digital series Vixen.
WBTVG’s schedule in San Diego is as follows:
Wednesday, July 8
WBTVG has traditionally carved out a spot on preview night with sneak peeks at their upcoming pilots. Comic-Con goers will get to see Supergirl before it premieres on CBS on Oct. 26 at 8:30PM. The series follows the earth life of Kara who was born on the doomed planet of Krypton, and escaped at the same time as the infant Kal-El aka Superman. She’s 24, living in National City and has a calling to defend the earth in between her day job as an assistant for Catco Worldwide Media.
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Berlanti Productions’ one hour thriller Blindspot premieres on NBC this fall and it follows Sullivan Stapleton as hardened FBI agent Kurt Weller who is thrusted into a complex conspiracy when a naked amnesiac Jane Doe (Jaimie Alexander) turns up in Times Square covered in a treasure map of tattoos.
Containment is a new series on the CW which follows Atlanta citizens fighting against a mysterious epidemic. Lucifer, which will debut on Fox in 2016, centers around the Lord of Hell who is currently living an earthly life in Los Angeles as the owner of a piano bar. Lucifer attracts the attention of LAPD homicide detective Chloe Dancer during a pop star’s murder. He must also contend with God’s emissary, the angel Amenadiel who is trying to push him back to Hell.
WBTVG will also be airing a new episode of the DC animated series Teen Titans Go!
Friday, July 10
The Big Bang Theory writers will be gathering for their annual panel to celebrate the ninth season which airs Sept. 21, Mondays 8/7c on CBS. As is custom, there’s always a surprise guest from the show.
The Lucifer panel will offer a screening of the pilot episode followed by Q&A with series stars Tom Ellis, Lauren German, Lesley-Ann Brandt and DB Woodside and executive producers.
Adult Swim’s Mike Tyson Mysteries panel will feature the return of Mike Tyson to Comic-Con along with voice cast Rachel Ramras, and producer Hugh Davidson (The Looney Tunes Show) for a first look at the upcoming fall season and a Q&A discussion.
The 100 which airs midseason on the CW will bring together the show’s stars and EP Jason Rothenberg. It’s their third time at the Con.
Animated series Teen Titans Go! panel will be comprised of producers Michael Jelenic and Aaron Horvath and the voice cast coupled with a brand new episode.
CW Network’s The Originals panel includes EPs Julie Plec and Michael Narducci along with series stars Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies, Phoebe Tonkin, Leah Pipes, Danielle Campbell and Charles Michael Davis with a special video presentation followed by a Q&A.
Rob Thomas and Diane Ruggiero-Wright’s CW series about a crime-fighting zombie gal, iZombie, returns to Comic-Con for its second time along with stars Rose McIver, Malcolm Goodwin, Rahul Kohli, Robert Buckley and David Anders.
Saturday, July 11
Blindspot panel will include a screening of the pilot followed by a chat with star Jaimie Alexander and EPs Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter and Martin Gero.
Person of Interest which airs midseason on CBS is always a fixture at Comic-Con. EPs Jonathan Nolan, Greg Plageman and Denise Thé will discuss the show with stars Jim Caviezel, Michael Emerson, Kevin Chapman and Amy Acker along with video presentation.
Containment‘s debut presentation at the Con includes a screening of the pilot followed by Q&A with series stars David Gyasi, Christina Moses, Chris Wood, Claudia Black and Kristen Gutoskie, along with executive producers Julie Plec,Matt Corman and Chris Ord.
Warner Bros. Television & DC Entertainment Present: Super Hero Saturday Night. Pilot screening of Supergirl followed by cast and EP Q&A, a vid presentation of DC’s Legends of Tomorrow and Vixen. Also special video presentations and Q&As with stars and producers from Arrow, The Flash and Gotham. The Batman origin shows EP Bruno Heller will be in attendance.
Sunday, July 12
The Vampires Diaries which airs on Thursdays on CW will make its seventh appearance at Comic-Con with series stars Ian Somerhalder, Paul Wesley, Kat Graham, Candice Accola and Michael Malarkey will join EPs Julie Plec and Caroline Dries on stage for a video screening and Q&A session.
Supernatural‘s panel includes stars Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Misha Collins and Mark A. Sheppard, along with EP Jeremy Carver. They will also show off an exclusive video presentation with series highlights, as well as the special features on the upcoming Supernatural: The Complete Tenth Season DVD and Blu-ray hitting store shelves on September 8.
Adult Swim’s bawdy, absurdist series Childrens Hospital will be hitting Comic-Con for the sixth year with creator and star Rob Corddry and EP David Wain along with cast.
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