New York Comic Con 2018 is well underway, and today fans can Netflix and Chill in a whole new way.
The streamer is leaning into the spookiness October brings with a two-hour block in the Javits Convention Center featuring the casts of “The Umbrella Academy,” “The Haunting of Hill House” and “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” and a first look at “The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance.” That all kicks off at 7:30 p.m.
Other highlights to look forward to moving into the weekend: Hulu is appealing to its younger demo with the returns of “Marvel’s Runaways,” ahead of its second season premiere in December, and the Josh Hutcherson-led “Future Man.”
FX’s vampire comedy series “What We Do in the Shadows” from Taika Waititi will have a panel in the Hammerstein Ballroom on Sunday, where executive producers Waititi, Jemaine Clement and Paul Simms will join fans for a panel discussion. FX will be bringing “Archer” in for a panel Sunday as well.
Syfy previously announced their lineup, adding panels and screenings for the upcoming George R.R. Martin-created “Nightflyers” and Russo Brothers-produced “Deadly Class,” along with the Season 2 of the Christopher Meloni-led “Happy!” and a “great debate” panel to be moderated by Aisha Tyler.
Netflix is bringing chills with a block of thrillers, including “The Umbrella Academy,” “The Haunting of Hill House” and “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina,” on Friday at the Javits Convention Center main stage. The streamer will also bring fans the first tease of “Daredevil” Season 3 on Saturday.
Warner Bros. is bringing out the big guns to kick off Wednesday with a world premiere screening of “Titans,” the first live-action series from the new DC Universe streaming service, on Oct. 3. The series will debut on the digital platform on Oct. 12.
Along with introducing its new series “Tell Me a Story,” CBS All Access will be hosting a panel for its sophomore sci-fi drama, “Star Trek: Discovery,” which will be landing at the Theater in Madison Square Garden on Saturday. Then the “Charmed” reboot flies in for a sneak peek and panel Sunday afternoon.
Meanwhile, Fox has sessions lined up for “The Gifted” and “The Orville” to talk about their respective second seasons and to introduce its new drama, “The Passage.”
The weekend will also have screenings and Q&A sessions for the “Vampire Diaries”/”The Originals” spinoff “Legacies,” “Roswell, New Mexico,” “Manifest” and “Blindspot.”
The “Riverdale” cast appears at Madison Square Garden on Sunday to tease its third season, which premieres on Oct. 10, followed by yet-to-be-announced stars from “Gotham.”
Check out the New York Com-Con lineup below.
Wednesday, Oct. 3
7:30 p.m., Hammerstein Ballroom — “Titans” World Premiere Screening and Q&A
Stars expected: Brenton Thwaites, Teagan Croft, Anna Diop, Ryan Potter, Minka Kelly and Alan Ritchson will join executive producers
Thursday, Oct. 4
1:45- 2:30 p.m., Javits Room 1A06 — A Conversation with David Boreanaz
Join series star and producer David Boreanaz (Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Bones, Seal Team) who plays Jason Hayes, the respected, intense leader of the Tier One team for a moderated discussion about his successful 20-year television career.
6:00 – 7:30 p.m., Hammerstein Ballroom — “The Man in the High Castle”
Stars expected: Alexa Davalos, Rufus Sewell, Joel De La Fuente and Chelah Horsdal and executive producer Isa Dick Hackett
Friday, Oct. 5
12:00 – 1:00 p.m., Hammerstein Ballroom — “Lore”
Stars expected: Josh Bowman, Thomas Kretschmann, Elie Haddad and Alicia Witt, and executive producers Gale Anne Hurd and Howard T. Owens, showrunner Sean Crouch and podcast creator Aaron Mahnke
2:00-3:20 p.m., Madison Square Gardens — “Marvel’s Runaways”
Join Jeph Loeb, Head of Marvel Television, along with the cast and executive producer, as they let you in on what’s to come for the highly-anticipated Season Two of the Hulu Original Series, Marvel’s Runaways. You won’t want to miss this fun-filled event! And don’t forget all 13 episodes of Marvel’s Runaways Season Two will drop on December 21, 2018, only on Hulu.
3:00 – 4:00 p.m., Hammerstein Ballroom — “The Boys”
Stars expected: Eric Kripke, Karl Urban, Jack Quaid, Erin Moriarty, and others to be revealed
4:00 – 5:00 p.m., Javits Room 1A06 — “Big Mouth”
Stars expected: Nick Kroll, John Mulaney, Jenny Slate, Jessi Klein, Jason Mantzoukas and Executive Producers Andrew Goldberg, Jen Flackett and Mark Levin.
5:15-6 p.m., Javits Room 1A06 — “Tell Me A Story”
Join the cast and producers for an exclusive sneak peek and panel discussion of new CBS ALL ACCESS series “Tell Me a Story,” a psychological thriller from the brilliant mind of Kevin Williamson which premieres on Halloween 2018.
4:30-6 p.m., Hammerstein Ballroom — “Nightflyers”
Stars expected: David Ajala, Eoin Macken, Gretchen Mol, David Bartis, Jeff Buhler, Gene Klein
Moderator: Laura Prudom, IGN
7:30 – 9:30 p.m., Javits Convention Center Mainstage — “Netflix & Chills”
Join the casts of “The Umbrella Academy,” “The Haunting of Hill House” and “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” as they descend upon New York Comic Con to discuss their highly anticipated new series’. Plus, get a first look at “The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance” before anyone else.
Stars expected: “The Umbrella Academy” stars Ellen Page, Mary J. Blige, Tom Hopper, Robert Sheehan, Emmy Raver-Lampman, David Castañeda, Aidan Gallagher, and Cameron Britton
“The Haunting of Hill House” stars Michiel Huisman, Elizabeth Reaser, Kate Siegel, Henry Thomas, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, and Victoria Pedretti
“The Dark Crystal: The Age Of Resistance Talent” stars Lisa Henson, Louis Leterrier
“Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” stars Kiernan Shipka, Miranda Otto, Lucy Davis, Ross Lynch, Michelle Gomez, and Chance Perdomo, and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Creator/EP/Writer)
Saturday, Oct. 6
10:00 – 11:00 a.m., Madison Square Garden — “Good Omens”
Stars expected: Neil Gaiman, Douglas Mackinnon, David Tennant, Michael Sheen, Miranda Richardson, and others to be revealed
10:30-11:30 a.m., Room 1A06 — “Legacies” World Premiere Pilot Screening and Q&A
Stars expected: Danielle Rose Russell, Matt Davis, Jenny Boyd, Kaylee Bryant, Quincy Fouse, Aria Shahghasemi and Peyton Alex Smith, and executive producers Julie Plec and Brett Matthews
12-1 p.m. – “HAPPY!”
Stars expected: Christopher Meloni, Ritchie Coster, Patrick Fischler, Chris Fitzgerald, Lili Mirojnick, Medina Senghore, Patrick MacManus, Grant Morrison, Brian Taylor
1-2:30 p.m. – “Deadly Class”
Stars expected: Panelists and moderator to be announced.
1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m., The Theatre at Madison Square Garden — “Marvel’s Daredevil”
Stars expected: Charlie Cox, Elden Henson, Deborah Ann Woll, Vincent D’Onofrio, Joanne Whalley, Wilson Bethel, Jay Ali and series showrunner, Erik Oleson.
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Room 1A06 — “Roswell, New Mexico” World Premiere Pilot Screening and Q&A
Stars expected: Jeanine Mason and Nathan Parsons
4:45-5:40 p.m., Room 1A06 — “Blindspot” Season Four Premiere Screening and Q&A
Stars expected: Jaimie Alexander and Sullivan Stapleton
5:40-6:05 p.m., Room 1A06 — “Manifest” Special Video Presentation and Q&A
Stars expected: Melissa Roxburgh and Josh Dallas, along with executive producer Jeff Rake
1-2 p.m., Javits Room 1A06 — “The Passage”
Based on Justin Cronin’s best-selling fantasy book trilogy, join cast and producers of FOX’s epic, character‐driven thriller about a secret government medical facility experimenting with a dangerous virus that could either cure all disease or cause the downfall of the human race, for a sneak peek screening of the Pilot episode, followed by a moderated conversation with stars.
Stars expected: Mark-Paul Gosselaar (“NYPD Blue,” “Saved by the Bell”), Saniyya Sidney (“Hidden Figures,” “American Horror Story”), Brianne Howey (“The Exorcist”), Emmanuelle Chriqui (“Entourage”) and Vincent Piazza (“Boardwalk Empire”) along with executive producer Liz Heldens (“Friday Night Lights,” “Deception”) and author Justin Cronin. “The Passage” will premiere on FOX in January 2019.
6:05-6:30 p.m., Room 1A06 — “The 100” Special Video Presentation and Q&A
Stars expected: Eliza Taylor, Bob Morley and executive producer Jason Rothenberg
2:45-3:45 p.m., Javits Main Stage — “Future Man”
Screening the first episode of season 2 and panel with Josh Hutcherson, Derek Wilson, Eliza Coupe, Kyle Hunter, Ariel Shaffir, Evan Goldberg and Ben Karlin.
3-4 p.m., Hammerstein Ballroom — “The Orville”
From Emmy Award-winning executive producer and creator Seth MacFarlane, “The Orville” is back for Season 2! Join the some of your favorite crew members, Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald and Scott Grimes who have traveled straight from the U.S.S. Orville along with the creative geniuses behind the whole operation to get an exclusive look at some of the new and exciting missions coming to FOX on Sunday, December 30th. Plus you never know who might call in to the panel from the Planetary Union.
4-5 p.m., The Theater at Madison Square Garden — “Star Trek: Discovery”
Join the cast and producers of “Discovery” as they discuss the legacy of the franchise, and what adventures await the CBS ALL ACCESS Original Series as it warps into Season 2.
4:30-5:30 p.m., Hammerstein Ballroom — “Family Guy” & “American Dad!”
Join executive producers (Rich Appel, Alec Sulkin, Kara Vallow) and some of your favorite cast members (Mike Henry, Patrick Warburton) from FOX’s hit animated comedy “Family Guy” for a look back at our favorite family memories, plus a special sneak peek featuring all the hilarity and hi-jinx from the upcoming season premiering Sunday, September 30th on FOX!
Then, it’s a Smith family Funday! Join “American Dad!” cast (Wendy Schaal, Scott Grimes, Rachael MacFarlane, Dee Bradley Baker) and executive producers who will treat “American Dad!” fans to a first look at scenes from all new episodes coming soon to TBS. You won’t want to miss it!
8:00 p.m., Theater at Madison Square Garden — “The Walking Dead”
Stars expected: Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Danai Gurira, Melissa McBride and Jeffrey Dean Morgan join Executive Producer and Showrunner Angela Kang, Executive Producer and Chief Content Officer Scott M. Gimple, Executive Producers Robert Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd and Dave Alpert, and Special Effects Makeup Supervisor and Executive Producer Greg Nicotero
Sunday, Oct. 7
10-11 a.m., The Hulu Theater at MSG — “Riverdale” Exclusive Sneak Peek and Q&A
Stars expected: KJ Apa, Lili Reinhart, Luke Perry, Mädchen Amick and executive producers Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and Jon Goldwater
10:30-11:30 a.m., Hammerstein Ballroom — SYFY WIRE HOSTS THE GREAT DEBATE
What superfan doesn’t love a good debate? Who’s coming back from the Snapture? Reboot or remake? Shared universe or stand-alone? Join celebrity favorites from the sci-fi universe for the ultimate debate as they share their thoughts, feelings and theories on the genre’s most hotly contested topics while our moderator keeps the peace. After each round, you’ll get to settle the debate by casting your vote for the most convincing argument.
Panelists: Orlando Jones, Adam Savage, additional names TBD
Moderator: Aisha Tyler
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., The Hulu Theater at MSG — “Gotham” Special Video Presentation and Q&A
Stars expected: TBA
12:00 p.m. – 1:00p.m., Hammerstein Ballroom — “What We Do in the Shadows”
Stars expected: executive Producers Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi and Paul Simms
12:30-1:30 p.m., Main Stage, Javits Center — “The Gifted”
From 20th Century Fox Television in association with Marvel Television, season 2 of “The Gifted” picks up six months after the explosion of the Atlanta Station. The Mutant Underground search for their friends and family who left with The Inner Circle. Having tracked them outside of Washington, D.C., they must contend with new groups with extreme ideologies, both human and mutant alike, to stave off a brewing conflict.
Stars expected: Executive producers Matt Nix and Jeff Loeb along with Amy Acker, Jamie Chung, Sean Teale, Emma Dumont, Coby Bell and Grace Byers for an exclusive first-look at an all-new episode. “The Gifted” returns Tuesdays, September 25th on FOX.
1:30- 2:30 p.m., Hammerstein Ballroom, Manhattan Center — “Charmed” Exclusive Screening and Panel
Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the original series, The CW’s reboot of “Charmed” will host a special premiere episode screening and Q&A with the new cast.
Stars expected: Melonie Diaz, Sarah Jeffery and Madeleine Mantock
1:45 p.m., Hulu Theater, Madison Square Garden — “Doctor Who”
The new season of “Doctor Who” hits BBC America timed to the UK premiere broadcast on Sunday, Oct. 7 at 1:45 p.m. ET/PT. At the same time, fans at New York Comic Con will watch the premiere followed by a panel with star Jodie Whittaker, showrunner Chris Chibnall and executive producer Matt Strevens at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden. Attendees will get to experience the first episode live together and join the Q&A with Whittaker, Chibnall and Strevens.
3-4 p.m. — “Charmed” Talent Signing
An exclusive autograph signing with the “Charmed” cast (Melonie Diaz, Sarah Jeffery and Madeleine Mantock) will take place at the Javits Center. CBS follows New York Comic Con’s private autographing lottery drawing which opens in mid-September.
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Hammerstein Ballroom — “Archer”
Stars expected: Voice cast of H. Jon Benjamin, Aisha Tyler, Jessica Walter, Chris Parnell, Amber Nash and Lucky Yates, plus Executive Producer Matt Thompson