We here at BuddyTV are gearing up for our big trip to San Diego Comic-Con, which takes place July 24-27. As we’ve mentioned in previous articles, the convention will feature stars and creators from a number of hit shows, including Lost, Heroes, Smallville, Supernatural and Prison Break. Now that the full schedule for the four-day event has been released, we’ve been able to put together a list of which panels we’ll be covering. We’ll be updating with news immediately after each panel wraps up, so be sure to check BuddyTV regularly for all the latest updates. Read on to check out the list of shows we’ll be focusing on as we battle the huge Comic-Con crowds.
Thursday, July 24
Kings – A first look at NBC’s new series. The panel will be moderated by Greg Grunberg (Heroes) and feature star Ian McShane.
Knight Rider – The panel features the creators and cast members of the new NBC series.
The Middleman – The panel for the ABC Family series features creator Javier Grillo-Marxuach and stars Matt Keeslar and Natalie Morales.
True Blood – A sneak peek at the new HBO vampire series from creator Alan Ball (Six Feet Under).
Dexter – The panel features cast members Michael C. Hall, Julie Benz, Clyde Phillips, and John Goldwyn, plus a special mystery guest.
Friday, July 25
The Big Bang Theory – Featuring creator Chuck Lorre and the stars of the CBS sitcom.
Joss Whedon – The creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Dollhouse discusses his comic work and his Internet musical, Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog.
Entertainment Weekly‘s The Visionaries: Showrunners – Panel featuring various showrunners, including Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse (Lost), Josh Schwartz (Gossip Girl), Bryan Fuller (Pushing Daisies) and Josh Friedman (Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles).
Bones – Creators Hart Hanson and Barry Josephson join the entire cast for the panel.
Prison Break – Wentworth Miller, Dominic Purcell and Sarah Wayne Callies appear for the panel.
Saturday, July 26
Heroes – Creator Tim Kring joins the cast of the series for an exclusive first look at volume three.
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles – Creator Josh Friedman joins the cast of the series for a sneak peek at season 2.
Lost – Executive producers Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse discuss the season 4 finale and tease plans for season 5.
The Office – Writers from the series, including stars B.J. Novak and Mindy Kaling, hold a Q&A. The panel will be moderated by Rainn Wilson.
Pushing Daisies – Creator Bryan Fuller and cast members discuss season 2 of the show.
Chuck – Executive producer Josh Schwartz and cast members discuss the show’s second season.
Fringe – Creator J.J. Abrams and cast members appear to talk about the new FOX series.
Sunday, July 27
Smallville – The new showrunners appear along with along with Allison Mack, Justin Hartley and new cast member Sam Witwer to discuss season 8.
Supernatural – Jensen Ackles, Jared Padalecki and creator Eric Kripke talk about season 4 of the series.
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia – Stars Rob McElhenney, Glenn Howerton, Charlie Day and Kaitlin Olson appear. The panel will be moderated by Lost executive producer Damon Lindelof.
Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay – Stars Kal Penn, John Cho and Neil Patrick Harris appear to discuss the upcoming DVD release of the sequel.
Friday the 13th – Jared Padalecki appears to preview the upcoming reboot of the popular horror franchise.
– Don Williams, BuddyTV Staff Writer
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