Comic-Con 2013 Programming Schedule Released

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    NEWSLETTERS

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    General view of the atmosphere at "A Christmas Carol" during Comic-Con 2009 held at San Diego Convention Center on July 23, 2009 .

    The full, highly-anticipated programming schedule for Comic-Con 2013 has been released.

    You can find the entire schedule here but we scanned the list of things to do for this quick look at what's coming when the convention opens July 17 in San Diego.

    Special Section: Comic-Con 2013

    THURSDAY, JULY 18:

    Must sees in Hall H will include a final farewell panel for “Dexter” with Michael C. Hall and cast, Hollywood’s Harrison Ford from “Enders Game”, the upcoming science fiction film “The Zero Theorem” starring Matt Damon and Comic-Con’s fun “Trailer Park” tradition.

    There’s also the collection of acclaimed (not to mention handsome) young actors "Doctor Who" Matt Smith, Kit Harington of "Game of Thrones", "The Walking Dead" Steven Yeun, "Teen Wolf" Tyler Posey and David Giuntoli of "Grimm" all in one panel.

    Sneak peeks you’ll want to get in on include the highly-anticipated new NBC drama series “The Blacklist”, the new CBS Thriller “Intelligence” and the futuristic epic romance tale “Star-Crossed.”

    Fans will get a paranormal experience with actor Jack Black as he talks about his quirky web series "Ghost Ghirls."

    Elijah Wood along with co-stars and producers will bring a screening and Q&A on the comedy “Wilfred.”

    Anniversaries to be celebrated Thursday include a look back at 35 years of “Battlestar Galactica” and 20 years of “The X-Files“ as well as the ten years of existence for the underground video game show Mega64.

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    "Psych" fans can breathe a sigh of relief. They’ll get to see their favorite stars from the psychic detective series everyone loves.

    The crew from Comedy Central’s “Workaholics” are promising a few special surprises that are guaranteed to be "Tight Butthole."

    PBS Masterpiece Classic comes to Comic-Con with a panel on its upcoming series “Sherlock.”

    A look at the sophomore seasons for NBC”s “Hannibal” with star Hugh Dancy ,CW network’s “Beauty and the Beast” and “Mortal Kombat” are also planned.

    The Comedy Legends of TV Land panel gets you up close and personal with the most hilarious and adored sitcom stars in TV history.

    Entertainment Weekly will present Marc Webb, Alfonso Cuarón and Edgar Wright in the fan-favorite panel “The Visionaries.”

    There’s also the ever-popular “Women of Steampunk” panel planned for Thursday.

    FRIDAY, JULY 19:

    Friday’s schedule revealed a fun "The Big Bang Theory" writer's room discussion, in addition to fan-favorite Veronica Mars panel.

    Two of this summer’s highly anticipated films Kick Ass 2 and Riddick are also joining forces with Vin Diesel answering fan questions.

    Popular television show "The Walking Dead" will bring the cast to Hall H on Friday to talk about upcoming season 4.

    Filmmaker Joss Whedon is also planning to attend to talk about Marvel’s "Agents of S.H.I.EL.D." and other new projects in the works.

    "Game of Thrones" fans won’t be disappointed when cast members from the popular fantasy show discuss the bloody ending to this past season.

    Also attendees can discuss other issues affecting the industry like fighting public library bans on comics, digitally inking content and making comics available digitally to schools. 

    SATURDAY, JULY 20:

    Saturday’s programming schedule includes panels with the producers and stars from A&E’s “The Bates Motel” series and the hit animated series “Futurama,” including actress Katey Sagal.

    Also, for the first time ever, the cast and producers of the comedy series “How I Met Your Mother” will make their Comic-Con debut to discuss their show’s final season. Stars Jason Segel, Cobie Smulders, Neil Patrick Harris and Alyson Hannigan will be there.

    A panel will also be held for “The Simpsons,” which is celebrating its 25th year on the air, as well as a panel for “Family Guy” featuring actors Seth Green and Alex Borstein.

    Fans of NBC’s “Grimm” can enjoy a Q&A session with the cast and crew, including David Giuntoli, Russell Hornsby, Bitsie Tulloch, Silas Weir Mitchell, Reggie Lee, Sasha Roiz, Bree Turner and Claire Coffee.

    Entertainment Weekly’s Women Who Kick Ass panel will boast fearless females like “Fast and Furious” actress Michelle Rodriguez and “The Walking Dead” actress Danai Gurira.

    Vampire-lovers can get their fang fix with the “True Blood” panel and Q&A session in Ballroom 20 and a “Vampire Diaries” panel featuring series stars Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder, Candice Accola and Kat Graham.

    NBC’s “Revolution” will host a special video presentation and Q&A session.

    SyFy’s hit series “Warehouse 13” will give fans the latest scoop on the series at a panel featuring series stars and producers.

    Comic book fans and writers can also attend a Saturday workshop titled “Comic-Con How-To: Writing Your Superhero Novel.”

    SUNDAY, JULY 21:

    Finally, Sunday’s schedule will include a panel and special video presentation featuring stars from the TV series “Supernatural,” including Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Misha Collins and Mark A. Sheppard.

    The cast and crew of “Breaking Bad” will also take the Sunday spotlight with a panel in Hall H featuring actors Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Anna Gunn, Dean Norris, Betsy Brandt, R. J. Mitte, and Bob Odenkirk.

    The cast of NBC’s “Community” will lighten the mood with a panel discussion featuring series stars
    Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown, Alison Brie, Jim Rash and Ken Jeong, as well as returning executive producer Dan Harmon. This panel will be moderated by Chris Hardwick.

    The laughs will continue with the gang from the FX comedy “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.” Cast members Rob McElhenney, Glenn Howerton, Charlie Day, Kaitlin Olson and Danny DeVito will share a screening and Q&A session with fans.

    FX series “Sons of Anarchy” will also host a panel with the full cast including Charlie Hunnam, Katey Sagal, Ron Perlman, Maggie Siff, Kim Coates, Mark Boone Junior, Tommy Flanagan, Theo Rossi, Dayton Callie, and Jimmy Smits.

    Comic-Con attendees can also enjoy a panel dedicated to the 60th anniversary of the cult classic comic “Bazooka Joe,” and a discussion celebrating the 40th anniversary of the comic “Funky Winkerbean.”