TNT & TBS Stars Rashida Jones, Sean Bean, Samantha Bee, Jason Jones, Rebecca Romijn and Jeff Hephner Coming to New York Comic Con
TBS and TNT are bringing the stars and producers of five of their most anticipated upcoming shows to New York Comic Con in October. The lineup includes panel discussions with Rashida Jones, star of TBS's upcoming series Angie Tribeca; Sean Bean, who returns this fall in TNT's completely reimagined spy thriller Legends; Jason Jones and Samantha Bee, the creative force behind TBS's new comedy The Detour; and Rebecca Romijn with the cast of TNT's fantasy adventure The Librarians. In addition, Jeff Hephner will introduce a sneak peek at TNT's upcoming action-adventure Agent X.
Below is a complete rundown of TBS and TNT's presence at New York Comic Con, which takes place Oct. 8-11 at the Javits Center.
Sean Bean (Game of Thrones, Lord of the Rings) is slated to make his first Con appearance at this year's New York Comic Con. Attendees will get an exclusive look at the first episode of the new season of Legends, along with an opportunity to hear from Bean and executive producer Ken Biller about the completely revamped show's return. Bean stars as an undercover agent whose world is turned upside down when he discovers that the life he knew - including his name - has all been a lie. Now on the run for a murder he didn't commit, he searches for his true identity, following a trail that takes him to London and the European continent, where he discovers a dark and violent past that holds the key to his future su rvival.
Thursday, Oct. 8, 7-8 p.m.
Javits Center: Empire Stage
Panel: Sean Bean and Executive Producer Ken Biller
The enchanting, action-packed series The Librarians returns to New York Comic Con with a first look at season 2. After saving the world from legendary evil, the Librarians have returned to face all new missions and all new ancient enemies. Outsmarting evil and protecting the world - it's just another day in the life of a Librarian. Cast members Rebecca Romijn, Christian Kane, John Kim, Lindy Booth and John Larroquette will be on-hand for the look at the new season and a Q&A session. After the panel, fans can stick around for a sneak peek at TNT's new series Agent X. The panel will be moderated by iO9's Katharine Trendacosta.
The Librarians Panel
Friday, Oct. 9, 11 a.m. - Noon
Javits Center: Empire Stage
Panel: Rebecca Romijn, John Larroquette, Christian Kane, Lindy Booth, John Kim and executive producer John Rogers
Moderated by Katharine Trendacosta
Friday, Oct. 10, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
NYCC Autographing Area Table 24
Immediately after The Librarians panel session, Jeff Hephner (Interstellar, Maid in Manhattan) will introduce an exclusive sneak peek of TNT's exciting new series Agent X, in which he stars with Sharon Stone and Gerald McRaney. In times of extreme crisis, when traditional law and government aren't in a position to help, there is an unseen hand that works to protect this country and its citizens from all manner of threats by any means necessary. Hidden from the view of the public - and even from the President - there is a top secret agent (Hephner) who is trained and ready to serve, deployed only at the careful discretion of the Vice President (Stone).
Agent X Sneak Peek with Hephner
Friday, Oct. 9, Noon - 12:15 p.m.
Javits Center: Empire Stage
Participant: Jeff Hephner
Samantha Bee (The Daily Show) and Jason Jones (The Daily Show) attend their first New York Comic Con, where they will sit down for a fireside chat and present an exclusive first look of their TBS comedy The Detour, a comedy about the shit-show-of-life. The Detour co-creator Bee will also discuss her upcoming TBS series Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, a late-night comedy show where pop culture will meet social and political issues. The chat will be moderated by humorist, journalist and actor Mo Rocca.
The Detour Panel
Friday, Oct. 9, 3-3:45 p.m.
Javits Center: Room 1A10
Panel: Jason Jones and co-creator/executive producer Samantha Bee
Moderated by Mo Rocca
The Detour Pressroom
Rashida Jones is coming to New York Comic Con to discuss the role of a lifetime in Angie Tribeca. From the minds of Steve and Nancy Carell, Angie Tribeca is destined to be the greatest series in a generation. Breaking ground and changing the television landscape, this epic series is mind-blowingly raw, gritty and unapologetic. Jones stars as Detective Angie Tribeca, complex but dedicated, she will stop at nothing to close a case, no matter the cost. Following a sneak peek of the show, Jere Burns, Andree Vermeulen and executive producer Ira Ungerleider will provide fans with a Q&A session and an opportunity to hear about the monumental first season.
Angie Tribeca Panel
Friday, Oct. 9, 6:45 - 7:30 p.m.
Javits Center: Room 1A06
Panel: Rashida Jones, Jere Burns, Andree Vermeulen and executive producer Ira Ungerleider
About New York Comic Con
New York Comic Con, the crown jewel of New York Super Week, will take place October 8-11 at the Javits Center. The show is the East Coast's biggest and most exciting popular culture convention with the latest and greatest in comics, graphic novels, anime, manga, video games, toys, movies and television. The show's panels and autograph sessions give fans a chance to interact with their favorite creators, while screening rooms feature sneak peeks at films and television shows months before they hit either big or small screens. For more information, please visit NewYorkComicCon.com.
TBS is basic cable's #1 network among young adults in primetime. Available in 96 million households, TBS features such original comedies as American Dad!, Clipped and the upcoming Angie Tribeca, The Detour and Wrecked, along with unscripted originals like Funny Or Die Presents America's Next Weatherman, Meet the Smiths and the upcoming Separation Anxiety. In late night TBS is home to the Emmy(R)-winning series CONAN, starring Conan O'Brien, and the upcoming Full Frontal with Samantha Bee. The TBS lineup also includes the popu lar contemporary comedies The Big Bang Theory and Family Guy; blockbuster movies; and championship sports coverage of Major League Baseball's regular and post-season play and the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship.
TBS is part of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company. Turner Broadcasting creates and programs branded news; entertainment; kids and young adult; and sports media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.
TNT is television's destination for drama. Seen in 95 million households and ranking among cable's top networks, TNT is home to such original drama series as Rizzoli & Isles, Major Crimes, Falling Skies, The Last Ship, Murder in the First, Legends, The Librarians, Proof, Public Morals and the upcoming Agent X and The Alienist . TNT also features the unscripted investigation series Cold Justice and Cold Justice: Sex Crimes. In addition, TNT is the cable home to popular dramas like Castle, Bones, Supernatural and Grimm; primetime specials, such as the Screen Actors Guild Awards(R), the Live Nation Music Awards and the iHeartRadio Music Awards; and championship sports coverage, including the NBA and the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship.
TNT is part of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company. Turner Broadcasting creates and programs branded news; entertainment; kids and young adult; and sports media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.