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[07/02/12 - 02:06 PM]
NBC Announces San Diego Comic-Con 2012 Initiatives
"Community," "Grimm," "A Conversation with Bryan Fuller" and "Revolution" are among the featured panels.

[via press release from NBC]

NBC ANNOUNCES SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON 2012 INITIATIVES

"Revolution" and "Grimm" Take Over Gas Lamp Square Park Convention Panels Include "Community" (Sony Pictures Television), "Grimm" (Universal Television), "A Conversation with Bryan Fuller" (Universal Television and Gaumont) and "Revolution" (Warner Bros. Television)

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - July 2, 2012 - NBC heads to the 2012 San Diego Comic-Con to showcase "Revolution," the new drama from Eric Kripke, J.J. Abrams, Bryan Burk and Jon Favreau, returning series "Grimm" and "Community," and Bryan Fuller, executive producer of the upcoming series "Hannibal" and the upcoming pilot, "Mockingbird Lane." With an ambitious slate of interactive activities on and off-site, NBC looks to engage and entertain Comic-Con goers and enthusiasts.

Following are the network's 2012 San Diego Comic-Con events and initiatives:

CONVENTION PANELS, AUTOGRAPH SIGNINGS AND NBC'S BLOGGER PARTY

Friday, July 13

10:00-11:00AM, Ballroom 20, Convention Center, "Community" Q&A (Presented by Sony Pictures Television)

NBC's critically acclaimed series, "Community," returns to Comic-Con for an insightful discussion about the series, a look at the casts' favorite scenes and a tribute to the fans. Stars Joel McHale ("The Soup"), Alison Brie ("Mad Men"), Gillian Jacobs ("Seeking a Friend for the End of the World"), Danny Pudi ("Knights of Badassdom") and Yvette Nicole Brown ("House," "The Office") are confirmed to participate.

11:30-12:30PM, Sony Booth #4229, Convention Center, "Community" Signing (Presented by Sony Pictures Television)

Stars from "Community" will be available to sign autographs.

Saturday, July 14

11:00-12:00PM, Nerd HQ (Block No. 16 Union and Spirits, 344 Seventh Avenue), "Grimm" Signing (Presented by Universal Television)

Cast and producers from "Grimm" will be available to sign autographs and limited-edition "Grimm" comic posters designed by notable comic book artist Whilce Portacio. Whilce will also be on hand to sign.

12:30-1:15PM, Warner Bros. Booth #4545, Convention Center, "Revolution" Signing (Presented by Warner Bros. Television)

Stars and producers from "Revolution" will be available to sign autographs.

1:00-2:00PM, Room: 7AB, Convention Center, A Conversation with Bryan Fuller (Presented by Universal Television and Gaumont)

Join acclaimed television writer/executive producer Bryan Fuller ("Heroes"), the creative force behind "Pushing Daisies," "Wonderfalls" and "Dead Like Me," for a Q&A with fans as he discusses two of his highly anticipated projects, "Hannibal" and "Mockingbird Lane," both at NBC. In the midseason drama "Hannibal," one of the most fascinating literary characters comes to life on television for the first time: psychiatrist-turned-serial-killer, Dr. Hannibal Lecter. The upcoming pilot "Mockingbird Lane" is an imaginative reinvention of the 1960's comedy "The Munsters."

3:00-4:00PM, Room: 6A, Convention Center, "Grimm" Q&A/Season 2 Preview (Presented by Universal Television)

"Grimm," NBC's supernatural mythology drama, returns to Comic-Con to kick off its second season packed with chills and revelations. Be among the first to get a glimpse of season two and participate in a Q&A session with the cast and producers: David Giuntoli ("Turn the Beat Around"), Russell Hornsby ("Lincoln Heights"), Bitsie Tulloch ("The Artist"), Silas Weir Mitchell ("Prison Break"), Reggie Lee ("The Dark Knight Rises"), Sasha Roiz ("Caprica") and Bree Turner ("The Ugly Truth") and executive producers/writers Jim Kouf ("Angel") and David Greenwalt ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer"), executive producer/director Norberto Barba (Law & Order: Criminal Intent) and executive producers Sean Hayes ("Hot In Cleveland") and Todd Milliner ("Hot In Cleveland"). Produced by Universal Television and Hazy Mills, "Grimm" returns late summer on NBC and "Grimm" Season One will be released on Blu-ray and DVD on August 7, 2012.

6:00-7:00PM, Room: 6BCF, Convention Center, "Revolution" Screening/Q&A (Presented by Warner Bros. Television)

In this epic adventure from J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot Productions and "Supernatural's" Eric Kripke, a family struggles to reunite in an American landscape void of power: a world of empty cities, local militias and heroic freedom fighters, where every single piece of technology -- computers, planes, cars, phones, even lights -- has mysteriously blacked out forever. Join creator/executive producer Eric Kripke and stars Billy Burke ("The Twilight Saga"), Giancarlo Esposito ("Breaking Bad"), Tracy Spiridakos ("Being Human") and J.D. Pardo ("The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2") for a screening and Q&A.

7:30-9:30PM, Hard Rock Café, NBC's 3rd Annual Blogger Party

NBC's annual invitation-only Blogger Party brings together stars and creators from NBC's new and returning shows to mingle with the digital network.

MARKETING

NBC takes over Gaslamp Square Park (Fifth Avenue and K Street in the Gaslamp District of Downtown San Diego) to bring the ultimate "Grimm" and "Revolution" experience to fans.

· Local restaurant Tin Fish (170 Sixth Avenue) will be transformed into the world of "Grimm" as lush greenery encompasses the building and its surroundings. Guests can "'Grimm' their skin" and receive creepy "Grimm" skin carvings applied by professional theatrical makeup artists. Those who tweet photos of their skin carvings with the hashtag #GRIMM will be entered for a chance to win a Season 1 DVD collection signed by the cast.

· Aunt Marie's vintage Airstream trailer (replica) is coming to Gaslamp Square Park and fans will be treated to a personalized introduction from Nick and Monroe as they take a tour inside and see authentic props from the series including weapons cabinets, maps, the book of "Grimm" and more. Upon exit fans will receive a limited edition "Grimm" comic poster.

· From the trailer take a trip through the "Grimm" forest and visit the Wesen Monuments for a description of which Wesen to look out for in the forest. Receive a "Grimm"/ "Revolution" bag if you make it out of the forest.

· "Revolution" takes over the peninsula tip of Gaslamp Square Park with the actual Ferris wheel from the "Revolution" pilot, and an abandoned car transformed into a garden. Get a "Revolution" power button pin and a re-usable water bottle on your trip through "Revolution Village."

Additionally, a wallscape featuring the "Revolution" power button will be showcased along the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel's (1 Park Blvd.) entire facade facing the convention center.

NBC DIGITAL

This year, NBC.com will once again go behind-the-scenes at Comic-Con to bring videos, photos and interviews to fans unable to attend. From the convention floor, press rooms and Gaslamp Square Park, NBC.com will be on hand to capture and deliver a comprehensive look at all of NBC's initiatives for SDCC 2012.

NBC also looks to engage fans via various social media platforms with active updates throughout the duration of Comic-Con on NBC.com, Facebook, Tumblr and YouTube, and by live tweeting during the panels. Beginning today, fans may also submit questions for the casts and producers of "Grimm" and "Revolution" via Facebook and Twitter.

For schedules, online exclusive content, interactive features and the latest news about NBC at Comic-Con please visit http://www.nbc.com/comic-con.

Join the conversation on Twitter at @NBCCommunity, @NBCRevolution, @NBCGrimm and @NBCHannibal.





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· COMMUNITY (YAHOO)
· GRIMM (NBC)
· HANNIBAL (NBC)
· MOCKINGBIRD LANE (NBC)
· REVOLUTION (NBC)





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