Warner Bros. Television is bringing a record number of its series –21– down to the San Diego fanboy convention. This comes on the heels of 20th Century Fox TV announcing last week that they’re also showing off a massive 13 shows at Comic-Con. From WBTV’s upcoming lineup there are screenings and panels for its Berlanti Production of Archie Comics adaptation Riverdale, as well as the DC Comics half hour NBC comedy series Powerless starring Vanessa Hudgens. In addition, there’s the upcoming fall TBS half hour comedy series from Conan O’Brien and Greg Daniels, People of Earth about a group of alien abductees. There’s also the CW TV series adaptation of the New Line movie Frequency about a daughter and deceased father who reunite supernaturally two decades following his untimely death. ABC midseason show Time After Time based on the 1979 novel and movie follows 19th century scholar H.G. Wells who chases Jack the Ripper in a time machine to present-day New York City which is not what it seems. Saturday is huge day for WBTV with a bulk of its block comprised of its DC Comic shows during the afternoon and new fare in the early evening.
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Here’s how WBTV’s video presentation/Q&A Comic-Con schedule is going down:
Wednesday, July 20: Comic-Con preview night. Screenings of Riverdale, Frequency, People of Earth, Powerless, Time After Time, Teen Titans Go!, Justice League Action
Thursday, July 21:
10:15AM: Teen Titans Go! Room 6DE. The Titan-sized panel for the Cartoon Network show will feature producers Aaron Horvath (MAD) and Pete Michail (Space Racers) along with voice cast members Greg Cipes, Scott Menville, Khary Payton and Tara Strong.
12noon: Justice League Action Room 25ABC Producers Butch Lukic (Justice League), Alan Burnett (Batman: The Animated Series) and voice cast members Kevin Conroy (Batman: The Animated Series) and Diedrich Bader (Batman: The Brave and The Bold) will be on hand for this upcoming Cartoon Network show.
Friday, July 22:
10AM Inside The Big Bang Theory‘s Writers’ Room Ballroom 20. A Comic-Con perennial. There’s always fun footage and a star from the show who parachutes in. Season 10 of the CBS show returns September 19, on Mondays at 8/7c.
12:30PM The 100 Ballroom 20. Season four teases by cast and producers TBD. Returns midseason on CW.
2PM People of Earth Room 6BCF with series star Wyatt Cenac (The Daily Show), co-executive producer David Jenkins and executive producer Greg Daniels. People of Earth centers on skeptical journalist Ozzie Graham (Cenac) who investigates a support group to write about its members’ supposed alien encounters. The more he digs into their oddball claims, however, the more he realizes a semblance of truth to their stories and, possibly, even signs that point to his own alien abduction. The onetime outsider now finds himself a part of this eclectic group of misfits, all the while struggling with the idea of knowing that life could exist beyond our world. On TBS this fall.
2:30PM Powerless Room 6BCF with cast members Vanessa Hudgens (High School Musical), Danny Pudi (Community), Alan Tudyk (Suburgatory) along with executive producer Ben Queen (A to Z) and executive producer/director Michael Patrick Jann (Reno 911). Powerless is the story of Emily (Hudgens), a young insurance adjuster specializing in regular-people coverage against damage caused when Super Heroes and Super Villains treat the city like their own personal battleground. Airs midseason on NBC.
5:30pm iZombie Room Ballroom 20 with series stars and EPs Rob Thomas and Diane Ruggiero-Wright. Midseason on the CW.
Saturday, July 23
11AM The Vampire Diaries Ballroom 20 with series stars and EPs TBD. Returns Friday, October 21, at 8/7c on The CW.
12Noon Blindspot Indigo Ballroom with eries stars Sullivan Stapleton, Jaimie Alexander, Rob Brown, Audrey Esparza, Ashley Johnson and writer/EP Martin Gero. Series returns for season 2 on NBC on Sept. 14 10/9c, before moving to its regular time period of Wednesdays at 8/7c
12:50PM The Originals Indigo Ballroom. Stars and EPs TBD. Returns midseason to CW.
1:30PM Lucifer Indigo Ballroom with series stars as well as EPs Joe Henderson and Ildy Modrovich. Returns to Fox on Monday, Sept. 19 at Mondays 9/8c.
2:10PM Gotham Indigo Ballroom series stars and EPs TBD will discuss season 3 which returns to Fox on Sept. 19 8/9c.
3:30PM Supergirl Ballroom 20 series stars and EPs will kibitz about season which will now air on CW, not CBS, on Monday, Oct. 10, 8/7c.
4:15PM DC’s Legends of Tomorrow Ballroom 20 with series stars and EPs. Returns October 13, at 8/7c on The CW.
5PM The Flash Ballroom 20 with series stars and EPs. Returns Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 8/7c.
5:45PM Arrow Ballroom 20 with series stars and EPs. Returns Wednesday, Oct. 5, 8/7c on CW.
6:30PM Riverdale Room 6BCF. Midseason premiere on the CW is a subversive take on the Archie Comics. All-American teen adventures with Archie Andrews (KJ Apa), Riverdale’s young music teacher, Ms. Grundy (Sarah Habel), Josie McCoy (Ashleigh Murray) and the Pussycats, Jughead Jones (Cole Sprouse), doe-eyed Betty Cooper (Lili Reinhart), and her overbearing mother, Alice (Mädchen Amick). And there’s the new student, Veronica Lodge (Camila Mendes), fresh from New York, who Archie strikes a relationship with. Cheryl Blossom (Madelaine Petsch), Veronica’s mom, has secrets of her own. Riverdale’s Queen Bee, is along for the ride to stir up trouble.
7:25PM Frequency Room 6BCF. Q&A with series stars Peyton List, Riley Smith and Mekhi Phifer, along with EPs Jeremy Carver and Jennifer Gwartz .
8:20PM Time After Time Room 6BCF. Pilot episode screening with Q&A by EPs Kevin Williamson and Marcos Siega and series stars Freddie Stroma and Genesis Rodriguez. ABC midseason premiere.
Sunday, July 24
11:15AM Supernatural Hall H with series stars Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Misha Collins and Mark A. Sheppard, along with EPs Robert Singer and Andrew Dabb. They’ll discuss season 12 which is returning on Oct. 13 to the CW.
3PM Animaniacs Live! The voice cast of the iconic animated series Animaniacs — Rob Paulsen, Tress MacNeille and Jess Harnell — join series songwriter Randy Rogel for a zany, animany and totally insaney afternoon as they perform songs from the beloved cartoon.
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