or


[07/09/09 - 01:11 PM]
BBC at Comic-Con 2009 : More Events Added
"Doctor Who," "Being Human," "Torchwood" and "The Mighy Boosh" will now all be featured at the event.

[via press release from BBC America]

BBC AT COMIC-CON 2009 : MORE EVENTS ADDED

- Doctor Who, Being Human, Torchwood and The Mighy Boosh coming to Comic-Con -

New York, NY � July 9, 2009 � As previously announced, in support of BBC AMERICA's U.S. premiere of four Doctor Who Specials, the Doctor himself, David Tennant, will appear alongside writer/executive producer Russell T Davies at this year's Comic-Con in San Diego. They will take part in a Doctor Who panel along with executive producer Julie Gardner and director Euros Lyn, moderated by Los Angeles Times television critic, Robert Lloyd on Sunday July 26, 10:00-11:00am PT.

In addition, two autograph signings have just been added to the schedule with writer/executive producer Russell T Davies signing at the BBC AMERICA booth (#3629) on Saturday July 25, 10:30-11:30am PT. He'll also join executive producer Julie Gardner and director Euros Lyn to sign in the official autograph area on Sunday, July 26, 12:00-1:00pm PT.

Also just added is a chance for fans to party alongside The Mighty Boosh cast with creators-stars Julian Barratt and Noel Fielding, along with actors Michael Fielding, Rich Fulcher and Dave Brown as they DJ the night away at Fourth and B (345 B Street) on Friday, July 24, 11:00pm. Tickets are $5 in advance/$10 at the door and currently available at Ticketmaster and Club Box Office. Guests must be 21+ for admittance.

Earlier that day, The Mighty Boosh cast will be on stage to discuss the magical, bizarre and exciting world of The Boosh, Friday, July 24, 4:45-5:45pm and the following day is a newly added autograph signing session with the cast at the BBC AMERICA booth (#3629) on Saturday, July 25, 4:30-5:30pm PT.

BBC AMERICA's highest rated show ever, Torchwood will have just completed the five-part special, Children of Earth. The show makes a return visit to Comic-Con with a panel featuring star John Barrowman, writer/executive producer Russell T Davies, executive producer Julie Gardner and director Euros Lyn, moderated by Rich Sands, senior editor at TV Guide and tvguidemagazine.com on Sunday July 26, 2:15-3:45pm PT.

As part of the same panel, Sunday July 26, 2:15-3:45pm PT, catch the talent from BBC AMERICA's most buzzed about new sci fi drama, Being Human. Creator and writer, Toby Whithouse, plus lead actors Russell Tovey, Lenora Crichlow and Aidan Turner, talk about the inspiration for the show and what it's like to play three twenty-somethings with secret double-lives � as a werewolf, a vampire and a ghost. All four panelists will be signing exclusively at the BBC AMERICA booth, Saturday July 25, 3:00-4:00pm PT.

BBC AMERICA COMIC-CON PANEL AND SIGNING SCHEDULE

*** Additions

Friday, July 24

4:45-5:45pm The Mighty Boosh: creators-stars Julian Barratt and Noel Fielding along with actors Michael Fielding, Rich Fulcher and Dave Brown will be on stage to discuss the magical, bizarre and exciting world of The Boosh, currently airing on Adult Swim and released on DVD by the BBC two days before the convention begins. The San Jose Mercury News describes the show as �an acid-trip fantasy-comedy [that] is seriously deranged and seriously funny.� Room 6A

*** 11:00pm The Mighty Boosh: The Mighty Boosh Bash hosted by creators-stars Julian Barratt and Noel Fielding along with actors Michael Fielding, Rich Fulcher and Dave Brown featuring a full cast DJ set. Tickets are $5 in advance/$10 at the door and currently available at Ticketmaster and Club Box Office. Guests must be 21+ for admittance. Fourth and B, 345 B Street.

Saturday, July 25

*** 10:30-11:30am Doctor Who/Torchwood: writer/executive producer Russell T Davies signing at the BBC AMERICA booth (#3629).

3:00-4:00pm Being Human: creator Toby Whithouse and actors Russell Tovey, Lenora Crichlow and Aidan Turner signing at the BBC AMERICA booth (#3629).

*** 4:30-5:30pm The Mighty Boosh: creators-stars Julian Barratt and Noel Fielding along with actors Michael Fielding, Rich Fulcher and Dave Brown signing at the BBC AMERICA booth (#3629).

7:30-10:00pm Torchwood/Doctor Who: Key talent from both shows introduce the last episode of the five part series Torchwood: Children of Earth and an advance viewing of Doctor Who: Planet of the Dead, the first of four specials starring David Tennant. Room 6A

Sunday, July 26

10:00-11:00am Doctor Who: actor David Tennant, writer/executive producer Russell T Davies, director Euros Lyn and executive producer Julie Gardner discuss their creative process and experiences working on BBC AMERICA's Doctor Who with exclusive clips and a Q&A session. Ballroom 20

*** 12:00-1:00pm Doctor Who: writer/executive producer Russell T Davies, director Euros Lyn and executive producer Julie Gardner signing in autograph area 8. Line ticket drawing to be held 9:30am in the autograph area.

2:15-3:45pm Being Human/Torchwood: Being Human creator Toby Whithouse and cast members Russell Tovey, Lenora Crichlow and Aidan Turner, are on stage to give an inside look at BBC AMERICA's U.S. premiere sci-fi drama about the lives of three twenty-somethings and their secret double-lives � as a werewolf, a vampire and a ghost. Following that actor John Barrowman, creator/writer/executive producer Russell T Davies, executive producer Julie Gardner and director Euros Lyn talk about the making of the epic five-night television event Torchwood: Children of Earth as well as take questions from the fans. Ballroom 20

About BBC Worldwide, America:

BBC Worldwide is the main commercial arm and wholly-owned subsidiary of the UK public broadcaster, BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) and maintains offices in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington DC, Miami, Rhode Island. The business brings together the seven core BBC Worldwide divisions: Channels, Content & Production, Sales & Distribution, Global Brands, Digital Media, Home Entertainment & Magazines. The highly acclaimed cable channel BBC America, now available in 64 million homes, and the smash hit Dancing with the Stars, produced by BBC Worldwide Productions are among the key brands in the region.





  [july 2009]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· BEING HUMAN (BBC AMERICA)
· DOCTOR WHO (BBC AMERICA)
· TORCHWOOD (STARZ)





[03/29/17 - 08:47 AM]
"The Mindy Project" Renewed for Sixth and Final Season on Hulu
Look for the swan song to premiere in September 2017 on Hulu.

[03/29/17 - 08:33 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Hangs Onto Top Spot in Demos
CBS however takes home the top spot among total viewers.

[03/29/17 - 08:04 AM]
Special Guests Announced for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, Debuting April 29
Previously announced special guests include Neil Young inducting Pearl Jam, Jackson Browne inducting Joan Baez, and Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson of Rush inducting Yes.

[03/29/17 - 07:44 AM]
Netflix Renews "Santa Clarita Diet" for Season Two
Production on the second season will begin this summer.

[03/29/17 - 07:00 AM]
Wedding Bells Ring for Ben Higgins and Lauren Bushnell as Hosts of Freeform's "Disney's Fairy Tale Weddings" Special Airing Sunday, May 7
The 90-minute special will give viewers a behind-the-scenes look at the one-of-a-kind weddings and magical engagements that take place at Disney Destinations around the globe.

[03/29/17 - 06:06 AM]
"Thunderbirds Are Go" (Season 3) Debuts on April 21
From their hidden island base in the South Pacific, the five Tracy brothers pilot remarkable, cutting-edge Thunderbird vehicles from the depths of the oceans to the highest reaches of space - all for one purpose: to help others in need.

[03/29/17 - 06:02 AM]
Amazon Greenlights Untitled McLaren Racing Docuseries Exclusively for Prime Video
The series follows McLaren, founded in 1963, as they prepare to challenge for the 2017 World Championship, with new Executive Director and former racer Zak Brown leading the famed racing organization.

[03/29/17 - 06:01 AM]
Taylor Cole and Steve Lund Star in "The Art of Us" Premiering May 20
The film also has a prominent story arc for "Vincent the Dog" and other adorable canines, part of Crown Media Family Networks' global pet initiative.

[03/29/17 - 05:30 AM]
"52nd Academy of Country Music Awards(TM)" Can't-Miss Collaborations & Presenters Announced
The featured collaborations will include 14-time ACM Award(R) winner and 14-time ACM Awards host Reba McEntire and contemporary Christian artist Lauren Daigle performing "Back to God."

[03/29/17 - 05:02 AM]
Video: "Get Me Roger Stone" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The original documentary launches globally on Netflix May 12 and will have its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 23.

[03/28/17 - 02:16 PM]
Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman Handcraft Their Return to NBC with Six-Episode Order for "The Handmade Project"
The competition series celebrates artisanship and the makers who can create amazing things with their hands ... and a few tools too.

[03/28/17 - 01:39 PM]
"Rescue Dog to Super Dog" Gives Assistance and Comfort to Those in Need and Purpose and a Forever Home to Rescue Dogs
In Animal Planet's new series, shelter dogs are given a second chance to become a companion to someone in need.

[03/28/17 - 01:22 PM]
24-Hour Disney Junior Channel Celebrates 4 Years at #1 Turbocharged by "Mickey and the Roadster Racers"
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[03/28/17 - 01:15 PM]
Animal Owners Look to Make Big Changes for Their Overweight Pets in Animal Planet's "My Fat Pet"
In Animal Planet's all-new series, animal expert and trainer Travis Brorsen works with pets and their owners through a four-month long weight-loss journey.

[03/28/17 - 01:01 PM]
"Saturday Night Live" Returns in April with All-Star Lineups
Look for Louis C.K. and The Chainsmokers on April 8 followed by Jimmy Fallon and Harry Styles on April 15.