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Comic-Con 2015: The Film and TV Schedule (Updating)

TheWrap’s guide to all of the TV offerings at this year’s annual fan event in San Diego from July 8 to July 12

It’s not summer without Comic-Con, and this year there’s a ton of chances for fans to indulge in their favorite films, TV shows and comic books — among other pop culture phenomenon — at the San Diego Convention Center.

This year’s festivities kick off with Preview Night on July 8. Here’s a breakdown of the TV panels and events fans can look forward to in the networks’ own words (which will update as new information becomes available).

Wednesday, July 8 (Preview Night)
6:00-10:00 p.m. — WBTV Preview Screenings
The first time is always the best time. Comic-Con and Warner Bros. Television proudly continue our annual Preview Night tradition, with exclusive world premiere screenings of the pilot episodes of four of the most highly anticipated series of the 2015-16 television season — “Supergirl,” “Blindspot,” “Containment” and “Lucifer” — as well as a brand-new episode of “Teen Titans Go!”

Thursday, July 9


12-1:15p.m. – “Hunger Games: Mockingjay-Part 2” and “The Last Witch Hunter” (Lionsgate)
Conan O’Brien will moderate these panels featuring the final chapter of the megahit “Hunger Games” franchise. The cast and filmmakers will be on hand discussing details of the film. Then Vin Diesel will walk fans through the upcoming fantasy adventure in which he plays the last of an ancient order of warriors. Hall H


10:45 a.m.-3:30 p.m. — CBS panel block featuring:

“Extant” (CBS)
Exclusive Sneak Peek & Panel – Academy Award winner Halle Berry (“X-Men”) returns to Comic-Con with her new co-star, Jeffrey Dean Morgan (“Watchmen”), for a panel discussion and an exclusive tease of the mystery summer thriller series, back for its second season with higher stakes and new faces. When Molly Woods discovers she has unwittingly put the human race on a path to destruction, she and a mysterious stranger may be the only hope for survival. A glimpse at what’s to come in Season 2, followed by a panel discussion with cast members, executive producer Craig Shapiro and executive producer/creator Mickey Fisher. The panel discussion will be moderated by Chris Hardwick, comedian and host of @midnight. Ballroom 20

“Under the Dome” (CBS)
Exclusive Sneak Peek & Panel – It has been weeks since the dome descended upon Chester’s Mill with Barbie and the residents of Chester’s Mill being urged to follow Melanie “home.” Season 3 will pick up where Season 2 left off, and the community will rise to new heights of ingenuity, courage and often darkness in their quest for freedom. There will be new faces, new alliances and betrayal of trust as residents learn what you “see” may not always be the truth, and that the real enemy is within. Join series stars (subject to availability) Mike Vogel (“Bates Motel”), Rachelle Lefevre, special guest star Marg Helgenberger (CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION) and executive producers Neal Baer and Tim Schlattmann for an exclusive look at the new season, followed by a panel discussion. The panel discussion will be moderated by Michael Yo, correspondent on THE INSIDER. Ballroom 20

“Zoo” (CBS)
Exclusive Sneak Peek & Panel – The wild shall inherit the Earth in ZOO, CBS’s newest summer event series, based on the #1 bestselling novel by James Patterson. ZOO is a global thriller about a wave of violent animal attacks against humans that are sweeping the planet. The series spans eight countries and features real lions, tigers, bears and more. Join series stars James Wolk (“Mad Men”), Kristen Connolly (“Cabin in the Woods”), Billy Burke (“Revolution”), Nora Arnezeder (“Safe House”) and executive producers Jeff Pinkner (“Fringe”) and Josh Appelbaum (“Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol”) for an exclusive sneak peek of the first season, followed by a panel discussion. The panel discussion will be moderated by Kevin Frazier, co-host of ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT. Ballroom 20

“Limitless” (CBS)
Exclusive Premiere Screening & Panel – Picking up where the hit feature film left off, LIMITLESS follows Brian Finch (Jake McDorman) as he discovers the power of the brain-boosting drug NZT. From executive producer Bradley Cooper, the fast-paced drama will explore what happens when there are no limits to man’s potential, as Finch is coerced by the FBI to use his newfound extraordinary abilities for good. The exclusive screening of the pilot episode will be followed by a panel discussion with series stars Jake McDorman (“American Sniper”) and Hill Harper (“CSI: NY”), with director Marc Webb (“The Amazing Spider-Man” series) and executive producers Craig Sweeny, Alex Kurtzman and Heather Kadin. Moderator TBD. Ballroom 20

6:45-7:45 p.m. — “Damien” (A&E)
From Executive Producer Glen Mazzara (“The Walking Dead,” “The Shield”), “Damien” follows the adult life of Damien Thorn, the mysterious child from the 1976 motion picture “The Omen” who has grown up seemingly unaware of the satanic forces around him. Haunted by his past, Damien must now come to terms with his true destiny — that he is the Antichrist. Starring Bradley James (“Merlin”), Barbara Hershey, Megalyn Echikunwoke and Omid Abtahi. Get an exclusive look at the exciting first season of A&E’s drama series “Damien” followed by a Q&A with cast and producers — plus a very special guest appearance! Room 6A

Friday, July 10


Time TBD — “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” (Disney)
Diretor JJ Abrams, Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy, and surprise guests will all appear at what will no doubt be one of the most buzzed-about panels at the convention. Hall H


10-11 a.m. — “The Big Bang Theory” (CBS)
The Big Bang Theory writers are returning to San Diego to once again solve the comedy equation and take you behind the scenes of TV’s No. 1 comedy! Ballroom 20

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. — “Lucifer” (Fox)
Sexy, dark and irreverent, Lucifer makes its Comic-Con debut with a screening of the complete pilot episode followed by a Q&A with series stars Tom Ellis, Lauren German, Lesley-Ann Brandt and DB Woodside, and executive producers. Room 6BCF

12:00-1:00 p.m. — The Walking Dead (AMC)
Panel featuring stars Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Steven Yeun, Lauren Cohan, Danai Gurira, Melissa McBride, Chandler Riggs, Michael Cudlitz, Lennie James and Sonequa Martin-Green, along with Executive Producer and Showrunner Scott M. Gimple, Executive Producer Gale Anne Hurd, Executive Producer Robert Kirkman, Executive Producer, Director and Special Effects Make-up Supervisor Greg Nicotero and Executive Producer David Alpert. Hall H

12:30-1:30 p.m. — “The 100” (The CW)
Following the lethal events of the season finale, join “The 100” stars Eliza Taylor, Bob Morley, Marie Avgeropoulos, Lindsey Morgan, Ricky Whittle and Isaiah Washington along with executive producer Jason Rothenberg as they return to San Diego for their third appearance at Comic-Con. Ballroom 20

1:00-2:00 p.m. — “Fear the Walking Dead” (AMC)
Panel featuring stars Kim Dickens, Cliff Curtis, Alycia Debnam-Carey, Frank Dillane, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Lorenzo James Henrie, Ruben Blades and Mercedes Mason, along with Executive Producer and Showrunner David Erickson, Executive Producers Robert Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd, Greg Nicotero and Dave Alpert. Hall H

1:00-2:00 p.m. — “Teen Titans Go!” (Cartoon Network)
No trip to Comic-Con is complete without spending some time with the liveliest and craziest superhero team on television. Find out what new adventures, food fights and staring contests await Robin, Starfire, Beast Boy, Cyborg and Raven in season three of this hit animated series. Join producers Michael Jelenic (“Batman: The Brave and The Bold”) and Aaron Horvath (“MAD”) and members of the voice cast as they screen a brand-new episode, as well as take questions on all things Titans! Room 6A



1:45-2:45 p.m. — “Minority Report” (Fox)
Be one of the first to take a look at Fox’s new fall sci-fi action thriller! Based on the hit futuristic Steven Spielberg feature, “Minority Report” follows the unlikely partnership between a man haunted by the future and a cop haunted by her past, as they race to stop the worst crimes of the year 2065 before they happen. Join Stark Sands (“Inside Llewyn Davis”), Meagan Good, (“Think Like A Man”) along with other cast and producers for a special screening followed by a Q&A. Ballroom 20

2:30-4:15 p.m. — “Game of Thrones” (HBO)
The “Game of Thrones” panel will be moderated by Seth Meyers (“Late Night with Seth Meyers”). Panelists include: executive producer Carolyn Strauss, director David Nutter and cast members (in alphabetical order) Alfie Allen (Theon/Reek), John Bradley (Samwell Tarly), Gwendoline Christie (Brienne of Tarth), Liam Cunningham (Ser Davos Seaworth), Natalie Dormer (Margaery Tyrell), Conleth Hill (Varys), Hannah Murray (Gilly), Sophie Turner (Sansa Stark), Carice van Houten (Melissandre) and Maisie Williams (Arya Stark). Autograph signing is at 4:15 p.m. Hall H.

3:00-4:00 p.m. — “Agents of SHIELD” / “Agent Carter” (ABC)
Join the casts and producers of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” and “Marvel’s Agent Carter”! “Agent Carter” cast attending: Hayley Atwell, James D’Arcy, Tara Butters (EP), Michele Fazekas (EP), Chris Dingess (EP), Louis D’Esposito (EP) and Jeph Loeb (EP). “SHIELD” cast attending: Cast Attending: Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Chloe Bennet, Brett Dalton, Iain De Caestecker, Elizabeth Henstridge, Nick Blood, Adrianne Palicki, Henry Simmons, Luke Mitchell, Maurissa Tancharoen (EP), Jed Whedon (EP) and Jeph Loeb (EP). Ballroom 20

3:30-4:30 p.m. — “Vikings” (History)
Vikings returns to SDCC fresh from the season four set. Travis Fimmel (Ragnar), Katheryn Winnick (Lagertha), Clive Standen (Rollo) and Alexander Ludwig (Bjorn) along with Michael Hirst (writer/creator) and Dirk Hoogstra (EVP & General Manager, HISTORY) will reveal an exclusive sneak peek of the new season. Room 6A

4:00-5:00 p.m. — “Bob’s Burgers” (Fox)
The always entertaining cast and creators behind Fox’s “Bob’s Burgers” bring their Emmy Award-winning animated series back to San Diego for another unforgettable panel you don’t want to miss! Creator and executive producer Loren Bouchard, executive producer Jim Dauterive and the hilarious cast including H. Jon Benjamin, Dan Mintz, Eugene Mirman, John Roberts, Kristen Schaal and Larry Murphy will entertain with never-before-seen footage followed by a Q&A panel discussion. Indigo Ballroom

4:30-5:30 p.m. — “The Originals” (The CW)
“The Originals” will be returning for more sexy, supernatural intrigue, romance, alliances, betrayals and bloodshed in New Orleans this fall. Join executive producers Julie Plec and Michael Narducci along with series stars Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies, Phoebe Tonkin, Leah Pipes, Danielle Campbell and Charles Michael Davis for a special video presentation followed by a Q&A. Ballroom 20

4:45-5:45 p.m. — “Sleepy Hollow” (Fox)
Everyone’s favorite witnesses return to Comic-con! Join Tom Mison, Nicole Beharie, Lyndie Greenwood and Executive Producers of the hit Fox show for a first peek into the highly anticipated third season. Room 6A

5:00-6:00 p.m — “Archer” (FX)
“Archer,” the award-winning animated comedy about a spy agency whose employees constantly undermine, sabotage and betray each other for personal gain, will bring together Creator Adam Reed and Executive Producer Matt Thompson with the voice cast of H. Jon Benjamin, Jessica Walter, Aisha Tyler, Judy Greer, Chris Parnell, Amber Nash and Lucky Yates. In addition to the panel, fans will see an exclusive screening of a “Best of…” reel highlighting many of the series’ best moments. Indigo Ballroom

5:45-6:45 p.m. — “iZOMBIE” (The CW)
The brainy hit iZOMBIE returns to San Diego for its sophomore appearance at Comic-Con. After the shocking events in the season finale, be among the first to get the scoop on what’s in store for season two with executive producers Rob Thomas and Diane Ruggiero-Wright, along with series stars Rose McIver, Malcolm Goodwin, Rahul Kohli, Robert Buckley and David Anders. Ballroom 20

6:00-7:00 p.m. — “Ash Vs. Evil Dead” (Starz)
A panel featuring cast and creators including Executive Producers and original filmmakers Sam Raimi, Rob Tapert, and Bruce Campbell, plus Lucy Lawless. Room 6A

Time TBA — “Mike Tyson Mysteries” (Cartoon Network)
With a knockout appearance last year, Iron Mike Tyson is taking on Comic-Con again and this rematch is sure to live up to the hype. After a hilarious season of solving mysteries, the Mike Tyson Mystery Team will be back in the ring with all-new episodes on Adult Swim this fall. Join voice cast Mike Tyson and Rachel Ramras (“MAD”), and producer Hugh Davidson (“The Looney Tunes Show”) for a first look at the upcoming season and a Q&A discussion.

Saturday, July 11


1:30 p.m. — “The Hateful Eight”
The presentation will include a discussion with Quentin Tarantino and the cast about the production, its upcoming roadshow release, the glorious 70mm format that it will be released in, and an exclusive premiere of footage from the film. The panel will be moderated by Chris Hardwick of NERDIST. Hall H

2:30 p.m. — Legendary Panel
Hosted by Nerdist’s Chris Hardwick, Legendary will present films from its upcoming slate including content from CRIMSON PEAK, KRAMPUS, and WARCRAFT with special appearances by talent and filmmakers. Hall H

TBD: — “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” / “Patient Zero”
Moderated by Entertainment Weekly’s Dalton Ross, the “Pride And Prejudice And Zombies” panel will feature talent from the film including Lily James, Sam Riley, Bella Heathcote, Douglas Booth, Jack Huston, and Matt Smith, along with director Burr Steers, and the book’s author Seth Grahame-Smith. Screen Gems will also be debuting exclusive first look footage from “Patient Zero” during the same panel which the film’s stars Matt Smith and Natalie Dormer will present along with the film’s director Stefan Ruzowitzky and screenwriter Mike Le. Hall H

10:00-10:45 a.m. — “Once Upon a Time” (ABC)
Cast and crew of ABC’s hit fairy tale drama return to Comic Con for its fifth year. Ballroom 20

10:00-11 a.m. — “Last Man on Earth” (Fox)
What would you do if you were the last person on earth? Join us for a Q&A panel discussion with star and creator Will Forte (“Nebraska,” “Saturday Night Live”), Kristen Schaal (“Bob’s Burgers,” “Flight of the Conchords”), January Jones (“Mad Men”) and director/executive producer Chris Miller (“The LEGO Movie,” “21 Jump Street”) as they discuss the surprising twists and turns of the first season of the Fox hit comedy as well as tease the upcoming second season. Indigo Ballroom

10:30-11:30 a.m. — “Into the Badlands” (AMC)
Stars Daniel Wu, Marton Csokas, Aramis Knight, Emily Beecham and Orla Brady as well as Creators, Showrunners and Executive Producers Alfred Gough and Miles Millar, Executive Producer and Director David Dobkin and Executive Producer and Fight Director Stephen Fung. Room 5AB


11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. — “Blindspot” (NBC)
The new one-hour action-thriller “Blindspot” makes its Comic-Con debut with a screening of the complete pilot episode, followed by a Q&A with star Jaimie Alexander (“Thor” films) and executive producers Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter and Martin Gero. Room 6A

12-12:45 p.m. — “The Simpsons” (Fox)
Going into its record-demolishing 27th season on Fox! Join us for a sneak peek behind “Treehouse of Horror XXVI” and much much more with creator Matt Groening, Executive Producers Al Jean and Matt Selman, Supervising Director Mike Anderson, long-time director David Silverman and the woman behind Bart Simpson, Nelson Muntz and Ralph Wiggum, Nancy Cartwright. Ay carumba indeed. Ballroom 20

1:00-2:45 p.m. — Seth MacFarlane Animation Block
A Comic-Con first! The renaissance man of entertainment will participate in a panel featuring sneak peeks at the upcoming seasons of Fox’s “Family Guy” and TBS’ “American Dad!” plus an exclusive look at his newest animated project, “Bordertown.” Joined by the casts and executive producers from each show, including: Seth Green, Alex Borstein, Mike Henry, Scott Grimes, Dee Bradley Baker, Wendy Schaal, Rich Appel, Steve Callaghan, Matt Weitzman, Brian Boyle, and from “Bordertown,” Missi Pyle, Nicholas Gonzalez and Mark Hentemann. Ballroom 20

3:00-4:00 p.m. — “The Muppets” (ABC)
The Muppets return to primetime with a contemporary, documentary-style show. For the first time ever, a series will explore the Muppets’ personal lives and relationships, both at home and at work, as well as romances, breakups, achievements, disappointments, wants and desires. This is a more adult Muppet show, for “kids” of all ages. Room 6A

3:00-5:45 p.m. — “Outcast” (Cinemax)
“Outcast,” the upcoming Robert Kirkman (“The Walking Dead”) series based on the Skybound/Image comic produced for Cinemax by Fox International Studios (FIS), will give audiences a first look with its debut at Comic-Con. The panel will be in Room 6DE at 3 p.m. and will be moderated by Kumail Nanjiani (HBO’s “Silicon Valley”). Panelists include: creators and executive producers Robert Kirkman and Chris Black, cast members Patrick Fugit (Kyle Barnes), Philip Glenister (Reverend Anderson) and Wrenn Schmidt (Megan Holter), and two surprise special guest panelists. Autograph signing is at 5:45 p.m. Room 6DE.

3:00-3:45 p.m. — “Grimm” (NBC)
NBC’s hit Friday night series “Grimm” returns to Comic-Con, featuring an exclusive sneak peek from the upcoming fifth season’s premiere episode. Nick Burkhardt has faced some insane obstacles from becoming a zombie to losing his abilities as a Grimm; however, all this pales in comparison to not only losing his mother but having the love of his life die in his arms. How will Nick cope? Will he find any solace with his new child with Adalind? Join your fellow “Grimmsters” for a panel filled with Wesen, season five themes, and of course, a Q&A session with the cast: David Giuntoli, Russell Hornsby, Silas Weir Mitchell, Reggie Lee, Sasha Roiz, Bree Turner, Claire Coffee, and executive producers/writers Jim Kouf, David Greenwalt and Norberto Barba. Ballroom 20

4:00-4:45 p.m. — “Outlander” (Starz)
A panel featuring cast and creators including Executive Producer Ronald D. Moore, author Diana Gabaldon and actors Caitriona Balfe and Sam Heughan. Ballroom 20

5:15-6:15 p.m. — “Person of Interest” (CBS)
“Person of Interest” returns to San Diego for the fifth year! Join the discussion, as the science “fiction” of “Person of Interest” stays one step ahead of real-world events. Find out highly confidential intel when executive producers Jonathan Nolan, Greg Plageman and Denise Thé join series stars Jim Caviezel, Michael Emerson, Kevin Chapman and Amy Acker undergo a Comic-Con interrogation with a special video presentation and Q&A. Room 6BCF

5:30-6:30 p.m. — “Salem” (WGN America)
It’s a witch war! Join the star-studded cast including Shane West (“Nikita,” “The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen”), Janet Montgomery, Seth Gabel, Ashley Madekwe and Iddo Goldberg, along with executive producers Brannon Braga (“Star Trek”) and Adam Simon, for a look back at intriguing footage from the supernatural second season, from WGN America and Fox 21 Television Studios. Moderated discussion will be followed by an audience Q&A. Room 6A

6:15-7:15 p.m. “Containment” (The CW)
When a mysterious and deadly epidemic breaks out in Atlanta, a vast urban quarantine is quickly enforced, forcing those stuck on the inside to fight for their lives while local and federal officials desperately search for a cure. “Containment” makes its Comic-Con debut with a special screening of the entire pilot episode, followed by a 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. Room 6BCF

DC Legends of Tomorrow

8-11 p.m. Warner Bros. Television & DC Entertainment Present: Super Hero Saturday Night Offers Fans a Look Inside the Worlds of “Arrow,” “The Flash” and “Gotham,” plus a Pilot Screening of “Supergirl” and Video Presentations of “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow” and “Vixen”: DC fans … get ready for another Super Hero Saturday Night! Warner Bros. Television and DC Entertainment will again welcome fans into the worlds of some of DC Comics’ greatest characters during a three-hour super-experience. Hall H

Sunday, July 12
10-11 a.m. — “The Vampire Diaries” (The CW)
The cast and creative team behind “The Vampire Diaries” return to San Diego for a sizzling seventh appearance at Comic-Con. Series stars Ian Somerhalder, Paul Wesley, Kat Graham, Candice Accola and Michael Malarkey will join executive producers Julie Plec and Caroline Dries on stage for a video screening and Q&A session. Hall H

11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. — “Supernatural” (The CW)
Join series stars Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Misha Collins and Mark A. Sheppard, along with executive producer Jeremy Carver, as they return to answer questions from the audience about what’s in store for the eleventh season of this exciting series! Fans will also be treated to an exclusive video presentation featuring series highlights, as well as special features from the upcoming “Supernatural: The Complete Tenth Season” DVD and Blu-ray™ release on Sept. 8. Hall H

12:30-1:30 p.m. — “American Horror Story” / “Scream Queens” (FX / Fox)
Get ready to scream! It’s a Comic-Con horror fest when members of the all-star cast of Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan’s Fox comedy “Scream Queens” (including Jamie Lee Curtis, Emma Roberts, Lea Michele, Skyler Samuels, and Keke Palmer) come face to face with the stars of Murphy and Falchuk’s FX dramas “American Horror Story: Freak Show” and upcoming “American Horror Story: Hotel” (Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett, Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, and Matt Bomer). This lively gathering of headliners promises laughs, scares and secrets from the sets. Hall H

1:00-2:00 p.m. — “Children’s Hospital” (Cartoon Network)
Adult Swim’s two-time Emmy®-winning live-action comedy returns to Comic-Con for a sixth year! Creator and star Rob Corddry and executive producer David Wain will be joined onstage by select cast for a lively (and medically accurate!) Q&A. Room 25ABC

1:45-2:45 p.m. — “Heroes: Reborn” (NBC)
From Tim Kring, who imagined NBC’s original critically-acclaimed “Heroes” series, comes “Heroes Reborn,” an epic 13-episode event series that chronicles the lives of ordinary people who discover they possess extraordinary abilities. Watch an exclusive extended trailer. Moderated by returning cast member Greg Grunberg, participate in a Q&A session with Tim Kring and the cast: Jack Coleman, Zachary Levi, Robbie Kay, Kiki Sukezane, Ryan Guzman, Gatlin Green, Henry Zebrowski, Judith Shekoni, Danika Yarosh and Rya Kihlstedt. (All subject to production availability.) Also learn about the digital prequel series and the video and mobile games. Hall H

3:00-4:30 p.m. — “Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll” (FX)
FX’s new comedy series, “Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll,” centers on a legendary early-’90s band called The Heathens, who were on the brink of becoming famous until they broke up the same day the album dropped. Many years later, a talented young singer shows up with a desire to be famous, an appreciation for the band’s only album, and a stack of cash big enough to bring the whole band back into the studio. Come see an exclusive screening, and then join Creator/Executive Producer/Writer/Director Denis Leary and actors Elizabeth Gillies, John Corbett, Elaine Hendrix, Robert Kelly and John Ales as they discuss bringing the show to life. Hall H