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TBS & TNT bring fan-first experiences to Comic-Con International 2017

15/07/2017

TBS & TNT bring fan-first experiences to Comic-Con International 2017 Friday, July 14, 2017

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TBS & TNT Are Bringing Out-of-this-World, Fan-First Experiences, All-Star Panels,

Sneak Peeks and More to Comic-Con International Activations and Panels from Cables Top 2 Networks with Young Adults Include

TBSs People of Earth VR Abduction Experience and Wrecked Pop-Up Island,

Sneak Peeks of TBSs New Animated Series and TNTs The Last Ship Season 4,

A Week of CONAN Tapings and a People of Earth Airport Takeover

Turners TBS & TNT are bringing out-of-this-world comedy and action to San Diego for Comic-Con International 2017. The networks presence at the annual gathering will feature all-star panels and immersive attractions, including a multi-sensory People of Earth virtual reality experience that allows fans to experience what it feels like to be abducted by aliens and a Wrecked Pop-Up Island docked in the marina behind the San Diego Convention Center.

Among the many stars set to participate in panel sessions are Eric Dane, Adam Baldwin and Bridget Regan from TNTs The Last Ship and Ana Gasteyer, Oscar Nunez, Nasim Pedrad, Michael Cassidy, Ken Hall, Bj rn Gustaffson, Brian Huskey, David Jenkins, Luka Jones and Alice Wetterlund from TBSs People of Earth.

In addition, Conan OBrien will be back in San Diego for the third year in a row to tape a week of CONAN episodes at the Spreckels Theatre. This year, TBSs late-night hit will welcome the stars of the TV series Game of Thrones and Supernatural, as well as the movies Bright and The LEGO Ninjago Movie.

Below is a rundown of TBS & TNTs events scheduled for Comic-Con International 2017.

TBSs People of Earth Takeover of San Diego International Airport

The Turner presence is already being felt by travellers at San Diego International Airport, thanks to a massive takeover celebrating TBSs hit comedy People of Earth. Billboards, wraps and other imagery don everything from the baggage carousels to the escalators with messaging about People of Earths highly anticipated second season, which launches on Monday, July 24, the day after Comic-Con.

Visitors are also invited to take photos in front of the People of Earth Boop column wraps and post their pictures to social media using #PeopleofEarth.

TBSs People of Earth Abduction Experience TBS, Brand Connections, SupersphereVR and Stun Creative invite fans to experience the extraordinary Comic-Con virtual reality activation in celebration of the second season of People of Earth. This exciting attraction will give Comic-Con attendees the chance to be abducted by the aliens of People of Earth in a completely original one-on-one encounter. The three-minute experience, written by show creator David Jenkins, highlights the aliens unique personality quirks and their bright, antiseptic ship. Visitors will leave with a socially shareable reaction gif to one of the multi-sensory triggers.

Location: San Diego Convention Center, Booth 3629

Hours of Operation:

Wednesday, July 19, 6-9 p.m. (Preview Night)

Thursday, July 20 - Saturday, July 22, 9:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Sunday, July 23, 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

TBSs Aliens and People of Earth Panel The stars and creator of TBSs out-of-this-world comedy series People of Earth will be on-hand to celebrate the shows second season. the session will kick off with an exclusive screening of the new seasons first episode, followed by a Q&A discussion with the panelists.

Panelists: Ana Gasteyer, Oscar Nunez, Nasim Pedrad, Michael Cassidy, Ken Hall, Bj rn Gustaffson, Brian Huskey, Luka Jones and Alice Wetterlund, as well as series creator David Jenkins

Moderator: TV Guides Jim Halterman

Date: Friday, July 21, 6-7 p.m.

Location: San Diego Convention Center, Room 6A

Wrecked Pop-Up Island

TBS has created a one-of-a-kind floating island that that invites fans to experience the Wrecked island life. After touring the California coast for the past few weeks, the island comes ashore for its tour de Comic-Con, a four-day stint during which it will be docked in the marina behind the San Diego Convention Center. Fans will be able to enjoy the huge island paradise filled with activities and photo ops designed to replicate the Wrecked experience of being stranded on a remote island. A 21+ experience with free drinks and custom coconut cocktail cups.

Activities:

Mechanical Boar

Palm tree climbing wall

Skee-Ball

Putt into The Pitt

Search and Rescue photo op

Real Lotus Airlines fuselage

Location: 5th Ave. Landing, Slip 1-A

Hours of Operation: Thursday, July 19 - Sunday, July 23, Noon-5 p.m.

Press Hours: Thursday, July 20, and Friday, July 21, 11 a.m.-Noon

TBS Gets Animated

TBS is diving into animation in a big way, and the executive producers, creators and writers from the networks current and upcoming animated series are going to be at Comic-Con to showcase exclusive clips and sneak peeks of each show. The panel will include Matt Weitzman, co-creator and executive produder of TBSs hit show American Dad!; Carson Mell, creator and executive producer of Tarantula, a new series about the eccentric residents of the Tierra Chula Resident Hotel; creator and executive producer Olan Rogers and executive producer David Sacks of Final Space, a serialized intergalactic space saga about an spaceman named Gary and his adorable, planet-destroying friend, Mooncake; and J.G. Quintel, creator of the Emmy -winning Regular Show, whose new TBS series Close Enough centers on a family growing up without getting old.

Panelists: Matt Weitzman (American Dad!), Carson Mell (Tarantula), Olan Rogers & David Sacks (Final Space) and J.G. Quintel (Close Enough)

Moderator: People of Earths Brian Huskey

Date: Thursday, July 20, 7-8 p.m.

Location: San Diego Convention Center, Room 7AB

The Last Ship Panel & Season 4 Sn
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