20th Century Fox Announces Comic-Con Panels, Stars
A day after Warner Bros. TV announced its lineup for Comic-Con 2012, 20th Century Fox has revealed the shows and stars from its stable of programs that will be featured throughout the dizzying weekend of panels and press rooms.
More studios will come out with their schedules in the coming days, but it's worth noting: Fox is NOT bringing Glee to Comic-Con this year.
FRIDAY, JULY 13
Bones (Fox) | Creator and executive producer Hart Hanson, executive producer Stephen Nathan and stars David Boreanaz and Emily Deschanel will be on hand to discuss the shocking finale of Season 7 as well as what’s in store for Booth and Brennan in Season 8.
Bob’s Burgers (Fox) | Creator and executive producer Loren Bouchard and executive producer Jim Dauterive and the hilarious cast including H. Jon Benjamin, John Roberts, Dan Mintz, Eugene Mirman and Kristen Schaal, will be on hand to screen never-before-seen footage followed by a panel discussion and fan Q&A.
Brickleberry (Comedy Central) | From creators and executive producers Waco O’Guin and Roger Black, and executive producer and voice actor in the series Daniel Tosh (Tosh.0), this hilarious new series premieres on Comedy Central in September after Tosh.0. Voice cast including David Herman (Office Space), Tom Kenny (SpongeBob SquarePants), Jerry Minor (Anchorman) and Kaitlin Olson (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia) will be on hand for a for a panel discussion following a screening of the highly-anticipated premiere episode.
SATURDAY, JULY 14
Furturama (Comedy Central) | Futurama cannot be killed! Join the cast and crew of the Emmy-award-winning series for world premiere footage of the all-new season on Comedy Central. Plus: Wear your Futurama-themed costume for the chance to win slightly valuable prizes! Scheduled panelists include Creator/Executive Producer Matt Groening, Executive Producer David X. Cohen, and stars Billy West (Fry, Zoidberg, Professor Farnsworth, Zapp Brannigan), Katey Sagal (Leela), John DiMaggio (Bender), and Maurice LaMarche (Kif Kroker, Calculon, Morbo).
The Simpsons (Fox) | Now entering its twenty-fourth season, The Simpsons is a living animation legend. Join Moderator David Mirkin, Creator Matt Groening, Executive Producer Al Jean, Supervising Producer Mike Anderson, and the voice of Lisa Simpson, Yeardley Smith, for a lengthy look at the upcoming “Treehouse of Horror”, a sneak (2D) peek at Simpsons theatrical short “The Longest Daycare” and more.
Family Guy (Fox) | Seth MacFarlane, Alex Bornstein, Mila Kunis (Black Swan, Book of Eli), Seth Green (Robot Chicken) and showrunners Mark Hentemann and Steve Callaghan will have a sneak peek at “Family Guy’s” funniest scenes from the upcoming new season followed by a freakin’ sweet Q&A with the audience.
Glee (Fox) | Stars Lea Michele, Cory Monteith, Darren Criss, Kevin McHale, Jenna Ushkowitz and Naya Rivera will be joined by series co-creator Brad Falchuk. (Indigo Room)
American Dad (Fox) | An exclusive preview of next season’s most hilarious moments followed by a panel conversation with the cast and producers of “American Dad” featuring Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Scott Grimes, Rachael MacFarlane, Dee Bradley Baker, Mike Barker and Matt Weitzman.
SUNDAY, JULY 15
DC Nation (Cartoon Network) | Get a sneak peek at what’s in store for this action-comedy programming block. (Room 6BCF)
The Cleveland Show (Fox) | World premiere screening of “Menace II Secret Society,” the season four premiere episode of “The Cleveland Show” featuring unbelievable guest voices followed by a Q&A with panelists Seth MacFarlane, Mike Henry, Sanaa Lathan (AVP: Alien vs. Predator, Blade), Kevin Michael Richardson (Thundercats, Green Lantern: The Animated Series, Transformers Prime), Reagan Gomez and Rich Appel.
Sons of Anarchy (FX) | Get an inside look into the world of FX’s highest-rated series ever, with creator Kurt Sutter (The Shield) and stars Charlie Hunnam (Children of Men), Katey Sagal (Married…With Children), Ron Perlman (Hellboy), Maggie Siff, Kim Coates, Mark Boone Junior, Tommy Flanagan, Theo Rossi, Ryan Hurst and Dayton Callie.
Fringe (Fox) | Fringe has its first-ever Sunday panel, and in Hall H for the first time, with Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Lance Reddick, Blair Brown, Jasika Nicole and John Noble and exec producers. (Hall H)