SYFY has major plans for SDCC 2017, including 15 panels and screenings, a Battlestar Galactica Reunion, and a Live TV event hosted by Zachary Levi! Check out the details below.
We’re exactly TWO WEEKS away from SDCC 2017 Preview Night, which means that, starting tomorrow, Comic-Con International will start releasing their full programming schedule.
SYFY decided to get a jump on CCI and released their Comic-Con plans, which promises total fan-demonium!
As the network celebrates their 25th anniversary, they’re heading back to San Diego Comic-Con bigger and better than ever before. In addition to 15 SYFY series panels/screenings, the network is rolling out a several events, activations, and parties designed to leave no fan behind. This includes:
- A frakking great Battlestar Galactica reunion, with creator Ron Moore and cast from the hit series.
- “SYFY Hosts the Great Debate,” moderated by John Hodgman, where the biggest names in the sci-fi universe duke it out over the most influential moments, milestones and people in the genre’s history.
- Panels for SYFY’s upcoming Superman prequel series Krypton and the graphic novel adaptation Happy!
- Panels featuring stars and creators of current SYFY hits The Expanse, The Magicians, 12 Monkeys, Sharknado, Van Helsing, Wynona Earp, Z Nation, Dark Matter, and new series Ghost Wars.
- Two big screenings of a all-new episode of Blood Drive and the premiere episode of No-end House.
- SYFY fan parties, hosted at the Children’s Museum on Thursday, July 20 and Saturday, July 22, featuring photo booths, hourly surprises, live performances and more.
- Superfan nuptials, where actor Orlando Jones makes fans’ dreams come true, as he presides over pop-up weddings.
- Trivia trolleys, where you can test your sci-fi knowledge and compete to win prize money and other giveaways on SYFY trolleys roaming the streets of San Diego.
- Cosplay karaoke buses: take the stage – and the mic – to belt out your favorite sci-fi theme songs on SYFY buses traveling throughout the city. You might even be surprised by one of your favorite stars!
- Cosplay repair carts: get an expert makeup touch-up or costume repair at these roaming carts, designed to ensure that all cosplaying ‘con-goers are at their camera-ready best.
- A SYFY drumline: a drumline marching through the streets of the Gaslamp Quarter, playing sci-fi theme songs and commemorating major moments in science fiction history.
- The Nerd Party lives on! SYFY is partnering with Zachary Levi to co-host his annual invitation-only Friday night party.
SYFY will once again extend the fun to fans nationwide, with a three-night live TV event, SYFY Live from Comic-Con, hosted by Zachary Levi. This will allow fans across the country to experience the best Comic-Con has to offer, dissect breaking ‘Con news, and hear from their favorite stars and creators (airing Thursday, July 20 through Saturday, July 22).
This is going to be FUN!
Check out SYFY’s full panel and screening schedule below:
Thursday, July 20
1:15 – 2:15pm SYFY HOSTS THE GREAT DEBATE (Ballroom 20): Moderator: John Hodgman, Panelists: Adam Savage, Orlando Jones, Aisha Tyler, John Barrowman, and more (to be announced) debate the most influential moments, milestones and people in genre history.
2:30 – 3:30pm BATTLESTAR GALACTICA REUNION (Ballroom 20): Panelists: Ron Moore, Tricia Helfer, Katee Sackhoff, Mary McDonnell, Grace Park, and more (to be announced).
3:00 – 4:00pm VAN HELSING (Indigo Ballroom, Hilton Bayfront): Panel hosted by respective studio.
4:00 – 5:00pm Z NATION (Indigo Ballroom, Hilton Bayfront): Panel hosted by respective studio.
7:15 – 8:15pm 12 MONKEYS (Room 6BCF): Panelists: Terry Matalas, Aaron Stanford, Amanda Schull, Emily Hampshire, Alisen Down, Todd Stashwick.
8:15 – 9:15pm DARK MATTER (Room 6DE): Panel hosted by respective studio.
Friday, July 21
6:45 – 7:45pm SHARKNADO 5 (Room 6DE): Panel hosted by respective studio.
Saturday, July 22
1:15 – 1:45pm KRYPTON (Indigo Ballroom, Hilton Bayfront): Panelists: Cameron Cuffe, Damian Kindler, Cameron Welsh.
2:30 – 3:30pm WYNONNA EARP (Room 5AB): Panel hosted by respective studio.
2:45 – 3:45pm HAPPY! (Room 6BCF) Panelists: Chris Meloni, Grant Morrison, Brian Taylor, Patrick MacManus.
4:00 – 4:50pm THE MAGICIANS (Indigo Ballroom, Hilton Bayfront): Panelists: Jason Ralph, Stella Maeve, Olivia Taylor Dudley, Hale Appleman, Arjun Gupta, Summer Bishil, Sera Gamble, John McNamara.
5:00 – 5:50pm THE EXPANSE (Indigo Ballroom, Hilton Bayfront): Panelists: Naren Shankar, Mark Fergus, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Frankie Adams, Dominique Tipper, Steven Strait, Cas Anvar, Wes Chatham.
5:30 – 6:30pm GHOST WARS (Room 6A): Panel hosted by respective studio.
8:00 – 9:00pm SCREENING–CHANNEL ZERO: NO-END HOUSE (Horton Theatre)
9:30 – 10:30pm SCREENING–BLOOD DRIVE (Horton Theatre)