TNT, TBS to Bring FALLING SKIES, MOB CITY, KING OF THE NERDS & More to New York Comic Con
Top-rated cable networks TNT and TBS are preparing to invade New York Comic Con with four exciting panels for the Oct. 10-13 event. TNT will present panels for its Epic sci-fi series Falling Skies, which returns for its fourth season in summer 2014, and eagerly anticipated noir drama Mob City, which premieres Dec. 4. TBS will stage panels for the hit competition show King of the Nerds, which returns for its second season Jan. 23, and the upcoming late-night series The Pete Holmes Show, which premieres Oct. 28. In addition, TBS is sponsoring a special live edition of the popular If I Were You podcast, guest-starring Pete Holmes.
New York Comic Con will take place at the Javits Center, located at 655 West 34th Street in Midtown Manhattan. The Following is a complete rundown of TNT and TBS's New York Comic Con panels, including times, locations and information about each series.
TNT's Falling Skies
Falling Skies: The Magic Behind the Series Friday, Oct. 11 12:15 - 1:15 p.m. Theater 1E
TNT's Falling Skies panel will showcase the extraordinary efforts that go behind bringing the Epic series' aliens to life. The session will include actor Doug Jones (Pan's Labyrinth, Hellboy), who plays the character Cochise of the Volm race. He will be joined by Falling Skies character effects supervisor Todd Masters (Fringe, True Blood) and puppeteer Keith Arbuthnot (Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show). In addition, Falling Skies' new showrunner David Eick (Battlestar Galactica) will be on-hand to discuss his vision for the show's fourth season and provide a few exclusive spoilers for the NY Comic Con crowd. TV Guide Magazine editor Rich Sands will serve as the moderator.
TNT's Mob City
Mob City sneak peek & panel Saturday, Oct. 12 3 - 4 p.m. Room 1A23
TNT will present a sneak peek of Mob City, the eagerly anticipated new drama series from writer-director-executive producer Frank Darabont (The Walking Dead). Following the presentation, Darabont and cast members Ed Burns (Entourage), Milo Ventimiglia (Heroes) and Robert Knepper (Prison Break) will participate in a panel discussion. TV Guide Magazine editor-in-chief Debra Birnbaum will serve as the moderator.