Outlander, Hannibal, Supergirl: Here Are Saturday and Sunday’s SDCC TV-Centric Panels
If you love television and you're attending or plan to follow San Diego Comic-Con, here's everything you need to know for Saturday and Sunday's panels.
* indicates panels that are moderated by TV Guide Magazine and TV Insider staff
Saturday, July 11
Are You Ready, Kids?: Nickelodeon’s Spongebob Squarepants
The famous residents of Bikini Bottom are ready to talk about their nautical show at this animated panel. Join the cast and the show’s creative director for a live performance, a Q&A, fan trivia and a sneak peak at a new episode.
Panelists: Tom Kenny, Rodger Bumpass, Bill Fagerbakke, Dee Bradley Baker, and Vincent Walker.
Moderator: Claudia Spinelli (VP of current series animation for Nickelodeon)
When and Where: Saturday, July 11, 10:00-11:00AM, Room 6A
Avatar the Last Airbender: Legend and Legacy
This special panel celebrates the undying fan love and loyalty to the beloved series. Reminisce the story of Aang and Korra with the cast of the show and enter for your chance to win a cosplay contest.
Panelists: Magda E., Kevin Coppa, Giancarlo Volpe, Aaron Ehasz, Dante Basco, Jack DeSena, and Darcy Rose Byrnes.
When and Where: Saturday, July 11, 10:00-11:00AM, Room 25ABC
The Last Man on Earth
The cast of the comedy discusses season one and gives fans a sense of what to expect for the upcoming season two.
Panelists: Will Forte, Kristen Schaal, January Jones, Chris Miller
When and Where: Saturday, July 11, 10:00-11:00AM, Indigo Ballroom
Land of the Lost Series Reunion
Take a trip down memory lane with the cast and crew of the iconic show. There will even be a screening of never-before-seen footage, which will be featured in the show’s upcoming documentary.
Panelists: Wesley Eure, Kathy Coleman, Phil Paley, David Gerrold, and Tyrone Tann
Moderator: Corey Rothermel
When and Where: Saturday, July 11, 10:00-11:00AM, Room 29AB
Once Upon A Time
Join the all-star cast and crew of the fairytale show as they discuss the new roles and adventures of the show’s classic storybook characters.
Panelists: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Morrison, Robert Carlyle, Lana Parrilla, Josh Dallas, Emilie de Ravin, Colin O’Donoghue, Sean Maguire, Edward Kitsis, and Adam Horowitz
Moderator: Yvette Nicole Brown
When and Where: Saturday, July 11, 10:00-10:45AM, Ballroom 20
Into the Badlands
This panel will bring the exciting world of authentic martial arts to the small screen and tease the upcoming series premiere of AMC's drama.
Panelists: Daniel Wu, Marton Csokas, Aramis Knight, Emily Beecham, Orla Brady, Al Gough, Miles Millar, David Dobkin, and Stephen Fung
When and Where: Saturday, July 11, 10:30-11:30AM, Room 5AB
TV Guide Magazine: Fan Favorites
Join this esteemed panel of actors from the biggest shows on television this season as they take fans behind the scenes.
Panelists: David Anders (iZombie), Yvette Nicole Brown (The Odd Couple), Wendi-McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs), Norman Reedus (The Walking Dead), Eliza Taylor (The 100), Ming-Na Wen (Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.), and Maisie Williams (Game of Thrones)
Moderator: Damian Holbrook*
When and Where: Saturday, July 11, 11:00-11:45AM, Ballroom 20
The cast and crew of the upcoming Syfy miniseries will discuss season one and explain how they were able to bring Arthur C. Clarke’s famous novel to the small screen.
Panelists: Charles Dance, Mike Vogel, Julian McMahon, Daisy Betts, Yael Stone, Nick Hurran, and Matthew Graham
When and Where: Saturday, July 11, 11:00AM-12:00PM, Indigo Ballroom
Blindspot Pilot Screening and Q&A
Blindspot makes it's Comic-Con debut with an exclusive screening of the pilot episode followed by an exciting panel with the NBC drama's cast and executive producers.
When and Where: Saturday, July 11, 11:15AM-12:15PM, Room 6A
Inside the Writers’ Room: The Pilot: Part One
Experienced and acclaimed television writers and creators share their first-hand experiences of making and selling a television pilot.
Panelists: Sarah Watson (Parenthood), Javier Grillo-Marxuach (Lost), Ashley E. Miller (Fringe), Craig Engler (Z Nation), Kay Reindl (Scream), Steve Kriozere (NCIS), Amy Berg (Da Vinci's Demons), and Thomas P. Vitale
Moderator: Chris Parnell (Sony Pictures Television’s senior VP of drama development and production)
When and Where: Saturday, July 11, 11:30AM-12:30PM, Room 24ABC
Monster High Panel
Fans of the scary animated series get the chance to meet new characters and dolls and see never-before-seen scenes from the upcoming season.
When and Where: Saturday, July 11, 11:30AM-12:30PM, Room 5AB
Join the iconic show’s creator, executive producers, directors and main voice actress Nancy Cartwright for a panel filled with sneak peeks and inside scoops, including a look at Treehouse of Horror XXVI.
Panelists: Matt Groening, Al Jean, Matt Selman, Mike Anderson, David Silverman, and Nancy Cartwright
When and Where: Saturday, July 11, 12:00-12:45PM, Ballroom 20
Uncover the mysteries of Syfy's critically acclaimed first season and learn what twists are in store for the upcoming season 2.
Panelists: Terry Matalas, Travis Fickett, Aaron Stanford, Amanda Schull, Emily Hampshire, and Todd Stashwick
When and Where: Saturday, July 11, 12:00-1:00PM, Indigo Ballroom
Colony: USA Network Series Screening
Watch an exclusive screening of USA’s newest drama Colony, followed by a Q&A with its cast and crew.
Panelists: Carlton Cuse, Ryan Condal, Josh Holloway, Sarah Wayne Callies, and Peter Jacobson
Moderator: Paul Scheer (The League)
When and Where: Saturday, July 11, 12:00-1:30PM, Horton Grand Theatre
Sid & Marty Krofft: A Look at the Future, Present, and the Past
Listen as brothers Sid & Marty Krofft reveal their exciting new family television projects in this exclusive Comic-Con event.
Panelists: Sid and Marty Krofft
Moderator: Cesar Millan
When and Where: Saturday, July 11, 12;30-1:30PM, Room 5AB
Seth MacFarlane Animation Block
Pick the brain behind one of television’s biggest comedy geniuses in a panel featuring sneak peeks of his hit shows Family Guy and American Dad! alongside his famous cast. MacFarlane will also give fans an exclusive look into his upcoming project Bordertown.
Panelists: Seth MacFarlane, Seth Green, Alex Borstein, Mike Henry, Scott Grimes, Dee Bradley Baker, Wendy Schaal, Rich Appel, Steve Callaghan, Matt Weitzman, Brian Boyle, Missi Pyle, Nicholas Conzales, and Mark Hentemann
Moderator: Michael Schneider*
When and Where: Saturday, July 11, 1:00-2:45PM, Ballroom 20
Babble on with the Cast of Babylon 5
Reminisce with the cast of the show as they talk about their time on the show and celebrate 20 years of Sci-fi television.
Panelists: Bruce Boxleitner, Claudia Christian, Mira Furlan, Peter Jurasik, Bill Mumy, Jerry Doyle, Stephen Furst, Patricia Tallman, Robin Atkin Downes
When and Where: Saturday, July 11, 2:00-3:00PM, Horton Grand Theatre
Children of Tendu Live
Writers and producers of some of television’s most famous shows will answer any questions regarding how shows are made and come to be.
Panelists: Javier Grillo-Marxuach and Jose Molina
When and Where: Saturday, July 11, 2:00-3:00PM, Neil Morgan Auditorium
The Awesomes: A Hulu Original
The all-star cast and creators of the smash Hulu series will discuss its upcoming season, answer questions and screen never-before-seen footage.
Panelists: Seth Meyers, Mike Shoemaker, Taran Killam, Ike Barinholtz, Paula pell, Emily Sivey, and Dan Mintz.
Moderator: Rob Moynihan*
When and Where: Saturday, July 11, 2:00-3:00PM, Indigo Ballroom
The Return of Invader Zim
Join the creator and creative team behind the alien animated series as they discuss the highly anticipated revival of the hit show.
Panelists: Jhonen Vasquez and more
When and Where: Saturday, July 11, 2:00-3:00PM, Room 29AB
Wander Over Yonder: The Galactic Domination Tour
The creator and stars of Disney XD’s hit show will discuss the upcoming season and show fans some exclusive clips in this exciting Q&A panel.
Panelists: Craig McCracken and more
When and Where: Saturday, July 11, 2:30-3:30PM, Room 5AB
Grimm Season 5
Alright, Grimmsters, the cast and crew of the hit series return to Comic-Con for a panel filled with spoilers, exclusive clips and more from its upcoming fifth season premiere.
Panelists: David Giuntoli, Russell Hornsby, Silas Weir Mitchell, Reggie Lee, Sasha Roiz, Bree Turner, Claire Coffee, Jim Kouf, David Greenwalt, and Norberto Barba
When and Where: Saturday, July 11, 3:00-3:45PM, Ballroom 20
Anything Goes with John Barrowman
Discover the many talents of entertainer John Barrowman (Arrow, Torchwood, Doctor Who) in this intimate Q&A panel.
Panelists: John Barrowman
When and Where: Saturday, July 11, 3:00-4:00PM, Indigo Ballroom
Lost Podcast and Beyond
Join famous podcast hosts Jay Glatfelter and Jack Glatfelter to talk all things television as they make they their Comic-Con return in this Lost-themed panel.
Panelists: Jay Glatfelter and Jack Glatfelter
When and Where: Saturday, July 11, 3:00-4:00PM, Neil Morgan Auditorium
The Muppets Show Coming on ABC
The iconic characters of the Muppets come to welcome their new show to ABC. Join the show’s creators and producers as they discuss the highly anticipated first season and bring your favorite characters to life.
Panelists: Bill Prady, Bob Kushell, Randall Einhorn, and Bill Barretta
Moderator: Damian Holbrook*
When and Where: Saturday, July 11, 3:00-4:00PM, Room 6A
Outcast TV Series: A First Look with Robert Kirkman
Get an exclusive sneak peak at the upcoming comic adaption in this exciting panel composed of the show’s producer and cast members.
Panelists: Chris Black, Patrick Fugit, Phillip Glenister, Wrenn Schmidt, and more
Moderator: Kumail Nakiani (Silicon Valley)
When and Where: Saturday, July 11, 3:00-4:00PM, Room 6DE
Entertainment Weekly: Women Who Kick Ass
Be part of this history-making discussion as television’s biggest actress talk about their fierce and powerful roles as badass women in popular television.
Panelists: Kathy Bates (American Horror Story), Hayley Atwell (Agent Carter), Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones), Gal Gadot (Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice).
Moderator: Sara Vilkomerson
When and Where: Saturday, July 11, 3:45-4:30PM, Hall H
Meet the stars and other notable people responsible for making this series a hit as they discuss the upcoming season and preview what’s to come.
Panelists: Ronald D. Moore, Diana Gabaldon, Caitriona balfe, Sam Heughan, and Maril Davis
Moderator: Kristin Dos Santos
When and Where: Saturday, July 11, 4:00-4:45, Ballroom 20
Check out a full screening of the Syfy pilot before it airs in December with the cast and creative minds behind the futuristic drama.
When and Where: Saturday, July 11, 4:00-5:30, Indigo Ballroom
Hannibal: Savor the Hunt
Sit down with the producers, creators and cast members of the brilliantly terrifying show as they discuss what surprises are in store for the new season.
Panelists: Bryan Fuller, Martha De Laurentiis, Hugh Dancy, and Richard Armitage
When and Where: Saturday, July 11, 5:00-5:45PM, Ballroom 20
Person of Interest Special Video Presentation and Q&A
Enjoy a special video presentation followed by a Q&A with the producers and stars of the hit series as they discuss its upcoming season.
Panelists: Jonathan Nolan, Greg Plageman, Denise Thé, Jim Caviezel, Michael Emerson, Kevin Chapman, and Amy Acker
When and Where: Saturday, July 11, 5;15-6:15PM, Room 6BCF
Join the cast and producers of the supernatural show as they look back on footage from last season.
Panelists: Shane West, Janet Montgomery, Seth Gabel, Ashley Madekwe, Iddo Goldberg, Brannon Braga, and Adam Simon
When and Where: Saturday, July 11, 5:30-6:30PM, Room 6A
Go behind the scenes with the cast and producers of the zombie show and get a sneak peak of what to expect in season two.
Panelists: DJ Qualls, Kellita Smith, Keith Allan, Russell Hodgkinson, Nat Zang, Anastasia Baranova, and Karl Schaefer
When and Where: Saturday, July 11, 5:30-6:30PM, Indigo Ballroom
Containment Pilot Screening and Q&A
Get an exclusive first look at this mysterious new series and enjoy a screening of its pilot, followed by a Q&A with the stars and producers.
Panelists: Stars David Gyasi, Christina Moses, Chris Wood, Claudia Black, Kristen Gutoskie, executive producers Julie Plec, Matt Corman, and Chris Ord
When and Where: Saturday, July 11, 6:15-7:15PM, Room 6DE
Inside the Writers’ Room: The Series: Part Two
This panel offers fans the inside scoop of their favorite television shows from the brilliant minds who write them.
Panelists: Gabrielle Stanton (The Flash), Michael Narducci (The Originals, The Vampire Diaries), Gennifer Hutchinson (Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul), Steve Holland (The Big Bang Theory).
Moderator: Chris Parnell (Sony Pictures Television’s senior VP of drama development and production)
When and Where: Saturday, July 11, 6:30-7:30PM, Room 24ABC
An Hour With Adam Savage
Take an hour to ask the Mythbusters star anything, anything at all.
Panelists: Adam Savage
When and Where: Saturday, July 11, 7:30-8:30PM, Room 6BCF
Warner Bros. Television and DC Entertainment Screening Block
Starting off strong with a Supergirl pilot screening, this massive panel features chunks of time for each of your favorite shows including: Supergirl, Arrow, The Flash, Gotham, the highly-anticipated Legends of Tomorrow, and the upcoming CW Seed animated series Vixen.
Panelists: Stars and producers from the above shows
Moderator: Damian Holbrook* will be moderating the Supergirl portion.
When and Where: Saturday, July 11, 8:00-11:00PM, Hall H
The Last Day of Summer: TV Guide Magazine's Farewell to Phineas and Ferb
TV Guide Magazine gives a giant farewell to Disney Channel’s animated show Phineas and Ferb. Join the voice actors and creators as they say goodbye to summer.
Panelists: Dan Povenmire, Jeff “Swampy” March, Vincent Martella, Alyson Stoner, and Dee Bradley Baker
Moderator: Michael Schneider*
When and Where: Sunday, July 12, 10:00-11:00AM, Room 6BCF
The Vampire Diaries Special Video Presentation and Q&A
Join the cast and executive producers of The Vampire Diaries for the first time in Hall H. The panel will have a special video presentation and the cast will answer your burning questions about the seventh season.
Panelists: Ian Somerhalder, Paul Wesley, Kat Graham, Candice Accola, Michael Malarkey, Julie Plec, and Caroline Dries
When and Where: Sunday, July 12, 10:00-11:00AM, Hall H
Supernatural Special Video Presentation and Q&A
The cast and executive producer of The CW’s longest-running show will answer your questions about the upcoming eleventh season of Supernatural. The panel will present highlights from past seasons and special features.
Panelists: Jared Padalecki, Jenson Ackles, Misha Collins, Mark A. Sheppard, and Jeremy Carver
When and Where: Sunday, July 12, 11:15-12:15AM, Hall H
American Horror Story and Scream Queens
Back to back horror! Ryan Murphy and Brad Fulchuck discuss both American Horror Story and Scream Queen in one panel. They are joined by their all-star cast to discuss both horror shows.
Panelists: Ryan Murphy, Brad Fulchuck, Ian Brennan, Jamie Lee Curtis, Emma Roberts, Lea Michele, Skyler Smauels, Keke Palmer, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett, Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, and Matt Bomer
Moderator: Tim Stack
When and Where: Sunday, July 12, 12:30-1:30 PM, Hall H
Children’s Hospital Special Video Presentation and Q&A
Children’s Hospital is returning to Comic Con for it’s sixth year. Join creator and star Rob Corddry with select cast members for a Q&A.
Panelists: Rob Corddry and more
When and Where: Sunday, July 12, 1:00-2:00PM, Room 25ABC
Ninjago returns to Comic Con to discuss their television show and toy line up. The panel will have sneak peeks and host a Q&A session.
Panelists: Tommy Andreasen, Dan Hageman, Keith Malone, Simon Lucas, and Maarten Simons
Moderator: Brian Bowler
When and Where: Sunday, July 12, 1:00-2:00PM, Room 7AB
Official Sailor Moon Panel
Viz Media will be sharing the production process of releasing all 200 episodes of the original Sailor Moon anime on Blu Ray for the first time. Also find out more about the new anime series Sailor Moon Crystal.
When and Where: Sunday, July 12, 1:00-2:00PM, Room 6A
Heroes Reborn: Exclusive Extended Trailer and Q&A with Tim Kring and the Cast
Heroes returns to Comic Con! Join Tim Kring, new, and old cast members as they discuss the 13-episode event. The panel will present an extended trailer of the anticipated trailer and the panelists will answer your burning questions about the show.
Panelists: Tim Kring, Jack Coleman, Zachary Levi, Robbie Kay, Kiki Sukezane, Ryan Guzman, Gatlin Green, Henry Zebrowski, Judith Shekoni, Danika Yarosh, and Rya Kihlstedt
Moderator: Greg Grunberg
When and Where: Sunday, July 12, 1:45-2:45PM, Hall H
Nickelodeon Animation Featuring Sanjay and Craig
The cast of Sanjay and Craig will have a live table read and a Q&A during Nickelodeon’s animation panel, but that’s not all. There will also be special sneak peeks for Sanjay and Craig and Harvey Beaks. Plus sneak perks for new Nickelodeon shows Pig Goat Banana Cricket and The Loud House.
Panelists: Jay Howell, Jim Dirschberger, Chris Hardwick, Maulik Pancholy, and Matt Jones
Moderator: Claudia Spinelli
When and Where: Sunday, July 12, 1:45-3:15PM, Room 6DE
FX TV Block Featuring Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll, The Strain, and Sneak Peek of The Bastard Executioner
End your con with three of FX’s biggest and most anticipated shows. Join the cast and producers of Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll, The Strain, and The Bastard Executioner to find out what is coming up for your favorite or soon to be favorite FX shows.
Panelists: Denis Leary, Elizabeth Gillies, Elaine Hendrix, Robert Kelly, John Ales, Carlton Cuse, Guillermo de Toro, Chuck Hogan, Corey Stoll, David Bradley, Mia Maestro, Kevin Durand, Ruta Gedmintas, Richard Sammel, and Natalie Brown
When and Where: Sunday, July 12, 3:00-4:30PM, Hall H
— additional reporting by Emily Belfiore and Kathryn CalamiaAlertMe