— September 4, 2019
— The best of comedy, wrestling, sci-fi and satire will grace the stages of New York Comic Con this fall with programming from TBS, TNT and truTV. Talent from the likes of Jennifer Connelly
and Jameela Jamil
to The Tenderloins
, Samantha Bee
, Steve Lemme
, Kevin Heffernan
and Chris Jericho
is a mere taste of the faces and entertainment that will celebrate and fuel the fan experience.
Complete panel descriptions below:
All Elite Wrestling on TNT with Chris Jericho, Jon Moxley, Brandi Rhodes and more
Friday, October 4 from 4:15pm to 5:15pm at the Javits Center in Room 1A10
All Elite Wrestling (AEW) is giving fans a new wrestling experience for the first time in 20 years. AEW is about more than wrestling. It’s a movement fueled by fans, offering fun, gripping and authentic athletic matches every week. AEW’s diverse roster of world-class wrestlers is poised to bring a new spirit, freshness and energy to wrestling. Join Chris Jericho, Jon Moxley, Brandi Rhodes, Awesome Kong (Kia Stevens), Nyla Rose and Jungle Boy (Jack Perry) for a ringside view of the revolution on TNT, which premieres live on Wednesday, October 2 from 8:00pm to 10:00pm ET.
Impractical Jokers: From Staten Island to The Misery Index and Beyond
Friday, October 4 from 6:15pm to 7:15pm at the Javits Center Main Stage
The stars of truTV’s Impractical Jokers – Brian “Q” Quinn, James “Murr” Murray, Joe Gatto and Sal Vulcano – are back at NYCC to talk about their journey from high school friends to the stars of their own TV show. Watch a never-before-seen IJ clip and hear the guys answer questions about their new season and their triumphant 200th episode shot in a mystery location. Nothing is off limits as they dish about the good, the bad and the misery… index, that is! They’ll also be joined by Jameela Jamil (The Good Place) to introduce you to their new game show The Misery Index coming to TBS on Tuesday, October 22 at 10:00pm ET/PT!
Snowpiercer: Panel and Exclusive Sneak Peek
Saturday, October 5 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm at the Hammerstein Ballroom
Set more than seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland, Snowpiercer centers on the remnants of humanity who inhabit a 1001 car, perpetually-moving train that circles the globe. Class warfare, social injustice and the politics of survival play out in this riveting television adaptation, based on the acclaimed movie and graphic novel series of the same name. TBS offers a brand-new sneak peek of the highly anticipated post-apocalyptic sci-fi thriller coming this spring, along with a panel featuring stars Jennifer Connelly, Daveed Diggs, Alison Wright, Mickey Sumner, Lena Hall, Steven Ogg and EP / showrunner Graeme Manson.
Tacoma FD: From Super Troopers to a Sizzling Hit TV Show
Saturday, October 5 from 3:00pm to 4:00pm at the Javits Center, Room 1A21
After lighting up movie screens with films like Super Troopers, Club Dread and Beerfest, Broken Lizard’s Kevin Heffernan and Steve Lemme have translated their brand of comedy to the small screen with Tacoma FD, a new breakout comedy on truTV about the fun and hijinks that take place inside a firehouse in one of the wettest cities in America. Join Heffernan and Lemme – along with series co-stars Eugene Cordero (Black Monday, The Good Place), Marcus Henderson (Get Out, Snowfall), Gabriel Hogan (Condor) and Hassie Harrison (Southbound, The Iron Orchard) – as they reveal all of the “behind-the-mustache” secrets about making films, the genesis of their first TV series, what happened when they met the REAL Tacoma FD and what’s on tap for season two!
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee Presents Next Year’s Biggest Blockbuster: “Election 2020”
Saturday, October 5 from 4:30pm to 5:30pm at the Javits Room 1A10
Since 2016, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee has been leading the late-night zeitgeist of political satire and social commentary with new inventive delivery, formats and technology! Just before this landmark Emmy-winning show premiered, Samantha took to the NYCC stage to give a special sneak peek of her show for the NYCC audience in fall 2015. Now four years later, she is excited to return to NYCC with a panel that will tease next year’s biggest blockbuster yet: “Election 2020.” Full Frontal airs Wednesdays at 10:30pm ET/PT on TBS.
TNT, a WarnerMedia Entertainment brand, is basic cable’s #1 network in primetime among young adults and is home to some of television’s most popular slate of original series, including The Alienist, Animal Kingdom, Claws, I Am the Night and the upcoming sequel The Alienist: The Angel of Darkness. TNT’s forthcoming, premium unscripted series include Shaq Life and the live, multiplatform event Chasing the Cure. TNT also presents popular shows such as Bones and Castle; primetime specials and sports coverage, including the NBA and NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championships and the forthcoming, professional wrestling league All Elite Wrestling (AEW).
TBS, a WarnerMedia Entertainment brand, is a top rated destination for entertainment among young adults and home to the most popular slate of original series on cable — Miracle Workers, CONAN, The Detour, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, The Guest Book,
The Last O.G., American Dad! and forthcoming new, comedy series Chad. Beginning in 2020, the network expands its programming with dramas including the eagerly anticipated, sci-fi thriller,Snowpiercer. TBS’ upcoming slate of premium, unscripted series include The Misery Index and live, multiplatform event Chasing the Cure. TBS’ line up also includes comedy hits like Family Guy, The Big Bang Theory, classic sitcom favorites Seinfeld and
Friends, blockbuster movies and live event coverage of Major League Baseball, the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship and ELEAGUE, WarnerMedia’s eSports gaming competition.
truTV is the home for original, creator-driven comedy series with a distinct point of view. With millions of engaged fans across linear, digital and social channels, the cable network features a growing roster of critically acclaimed and fan-favorite premium scripted, non-scripted and hybrid series, such as Adam Ruins Everything, At Home with Amy Sedaris, I’m Sorry, Impractical Jokers, Paid Off with Michael Torpey, Tacoma FD, The Carbonaro Effect, and more. As a division of WarnerMedia, truTV is also a partner in airing the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship each year.
WarnerMedia is a leading media and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content from a diverse array of talented storytellers and journalists to global audiences through its consumer brands including: HBO, HBO Now, HBO Max, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, truTV, CNN, DC, New Line, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies and others. Warner Media is part of AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T).