CBS and Conan O’Brien Announce Guests and Events for Comic-Con International

Comic-Con International runs from July 19-22, 2018 with a preview night on July 18th from 6:00–9:00 PM. The convention officially begins Thursday at 9:30AM, at The San Diego Convention Center, 111 W. Harbor Dr., San Diego, CA 92101 Click Here for the Official Website.

CBS announced their events, promoting new TV series, and on TBS, Conan O’Brien his announced fourth year in a row that his shows will be taped during Comic-Con(R) International at San Diego’s historic Spreckels Theatre.

CBS Television Studios presents the exclusive world premiere screenings of its new series CHARMED and MAGNUM P.I. at San Diego Comic-Con. As previously announced, cast and producers of STAR TREK: DISCOVERY will beam into HALL H for a look back on season one and tease what’s ahead for season two.

The Studio will also present CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND in its first-ever Comic-Con appearance featuring a tell-all panel discussion with series co-creators to celebrate the final season. Also, CBS All Access will host a special marathon screening event of fan-favorite original episodes from the iconic cult classic THE TWILIGHT ZONE. Additionally, don’t miss a special sneak peek and panel discussion featuring Kevin Williamson alongside cast members of CBS All Access’ new psychological thriller, TELL ME A STORY, from Kapital Entertainment.

DETAILS ON PANELS AND EVENTS (in chronological order):

THURSDAY, JULY 19

“CHARMED” EXCLUSIVE SCREENING AND PANEL, 11:15 AM-12:15 PM, BALLROOM 20 – The iconic CHARMED is back just in time to celebrate its 20th anniversary. This reboot of the original series centers on three sisters in a college town who, after the tragic loss of their mother, discover they are powerful witches. Between vanquishing supernatural demons, tearing down the patriarchy and maintaining familial bonds, a witch’s work is never done. Please join series stars Melonie Diaz, Sarah Jeffery, Madeleine Mantock and Rupert Evans, along with producers Jennie Snyder Urman, Jessica O’Toole, and Amy Rardin, for an exclusive sneak peek of the first episode of The CW series followed by a panel discussion. #Charmed #SDCC Facebook: @CharmedCW Twitter: @cw_charmed Instagram: @cw_charmed

“TELL ME A STORY,” 12:15-12:45 PM, BALLROOM 20 – Step into the world of TELL ME A STORY, the latest project from the brilliant mind of Kevin Williamson. In this reimagining of the world’s most beloved fairy tales, see “The Three Little Pigs,” “Little Red Riding Hood” and “Hansel and Gretel” come to life as dark and twisted psychological thrillers interweaving with each other against the backdrop of modern-day New York City. Join executive producer Kevin Williamson, as well as series stars Paul Wesley and James Wolk, for an exclusive sneak peek of the CBS All Access series followed by a panel discussion. Moderated by the editor-in-chief of Entertainment Weekly, Henry Goldblatt. #CBSAllAccess #SDCC Facebook: @CBSAllAccess Instagram: @CBSAllAccess

“MAGNUM P.I.” EXCLUSIVE SCREENING AND PANEL, 4:15-5:30 PM, ROOM 6A – MAGNUM P.I. is a modern take on the classic series starring Jay Hernandez as Thomas Magnum, a decorated former Navy SEAL who, upon returning home from Afghanistan, repurposes his military skills to become a private investigator. A charming rogue, an American hero and a die-hard Detroit Tigers fan, Magnum has Juliet Higgins and her Dobermans to keep him in line, as well as his trusted buddies and fellow POW survivors TC and Rick when he needs backup on a job. With keys to a vintage Ferrari in one hand, aviator sunglasses in the other, and an Old D?sseldorf longneck chilling in the fridge, Thomas Magnum is back on the case! Please join series stars Jay Hernandez and Perdita Weeks and executive producers Peter Lenkov and Eric Guggenheim for an exclusive sneak peak of the premiere episode of the new CBS series followed by a panel discussion. #MagnumPI #SDCC Facebook: @MagnumPICBS Twitter: @MagnumPICBS Instagram: @MagnumPICBS

“CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND”: THE FINAL CURTAIN CALL, 5:45-6:30 PM, ROOM 6A – As the critically acclaimed CW series enters its final season, come celebrate and take a trip down memory lane with co-creators Rachel Bloom and Aline Brosh McKenna as they look back on some of the series’ most memorable moments and talk about what’s ahead for Rebecca Bunch. The panel will be moderated by series guest star Michael McMillian and will include a special performance and never-before-seen footage. #CrazyExGirlfriend #SDCC Facebook: @Crazyxgf Twitter: @CW_CrazyXGF Instagram: @cw_crazyxgf

FRIDAY, JULY 20

“STAR TREK: DISCOVERY” PANEL, 1:30-2:30 PM, HALL H – Over 50 years ago, the world was first introduced to what would quickly become a cultural phenomenon. “Star Trek” inspired developments in science and technology, broke social barriers, and transported viewers around the globe to new adventures and uncharted frontiers. Last fall, STAR TREK: DISCOVERY continued that tradition and followed the voyages of Starfleet aboard the U.S.S. Discovery. Join the cast and producers of this CBS All Access series to look back on season one and find out where the crew is headed as it transports into its second season. Cast members scheduled to appear include Sonequa Martin-Green, Doug Jones, Shazad Latif, Mary Wiseman, Anthony Rapp, Wilson Cruz, Mary Chieffo and Anson Mount alongside executive producers Alex Kurtzman and Heather Kadin. The panel will be moderated by series guest star Tig Notaro, who will appear as Chief Engineer Reno. #StarTrekDiscovery #SDCC Facebook: @StarTrekCBS Twitter: @StarTrekCBS Instagram: @StarTrekCBS

“THE TWILIGHT ZONE” MARATHON SCREENING, 7:15-9:15 PM, ROOM 6A – THE TWILIGHT ZONE new original series will be coming soon to CBS All Access in a modern reimagining of the iconic series that took viewers to another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind. It was a journey into a wondrous land of imagination for five years on CBS, from 1959-1964. The godfather of sci-fi series, the show explored humanity’s hopes, despairs, pride and prejudice in metaphoric ways conventional dramas could not. Please join us for a special marathon screening and a look back at some of the fan-favorite episodes from the original series. Concessions and an exclusive giveaway item will be provided. #CBSAllAccess #SDCC Facebook: @CBSAllAccess Instagram: @CBSAllAccess

SATURDAY, JULY 20

“CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND LIVE” STARRING RACHEL BLOOM, 7:30 PM, BALBOA THEATRE – The cast of the CW’s award-winning musical dramedy CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND is taking their show on the road in this live tour. Join Rachel Bloom, the rest of the cast and the CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND songwriters as they bring the show’s songs to life in this very special live concert event. This is a ticketed event and is currently sold out. For more info, please visit: https://sandiegotheatres.org/rachel-bloom/

DETAILS ON ACTIVATIONS AND GIVEAWAYS:

CBS COMEDY CARS – From Thursday, July 19 through Sunday, July 22, CBS will offer complimentary rides throughout the Gaslamp District in branded electric cars. Featured shows will include the new fall comedies THE NEIGHBORHOOD and HAPPY TOGETHER. Trailers of the series will be screened for the passengers in those cars as well. Brand ambassadors will distribute giveaways making their debut at Comic-Con, including a variety of collectable emoji squeezies for THE NEIGHBORHOOD and HAPPY TOGETHER.

“MAGNUM P.I.” TAKEOVER – On Thursday, July 19, CBS will cruise the streets of Comic-Con in a branded Ferrari 488 to promote the return of MAGNUM P.I. Brand ambassadors will distribute red sunglasses and Hawaiian leis.

“STAR TREK: DISCOVERY” PEDICABS – From Thursday, July 19 through Sunday, July 22, CBS will offer free “intergalactic” rides throughout San Diego’s Gaslamp District in pedicabs inspired by the design of the U.S.S. Discovery’s captain’s chair. The pedicabs will feature the chair’s distinctive stitched black seats as well as video monitors built into its armrests, which in this case will screen trailers for the highly anticipated second season of the show. As an added touch, each vehicle will display an illuminated U.S.S. Discovery delta shield on the back.

“STAR TREK: DISCOVERY” MIRROR UNIVERSE GALLERY TAKEOVER – CBS is creating a fully immersive STAR TREK: DISCOVERY Mirror Universe experience at the Michael J. Wolf Fine Arts Gallery (363 Fifth Avenue, San Diego); Comic-Con badges are not required for entry. The exhibit, scheduled to run from Thursday, July 19 through Sunday, July 22, will feature a photo opportunity with Emperor Georgiou’s throne and will showcase props and costumes from the series’ Terran Empire. The gallery will also house an official “Star Trek” shop with Comic-Con exclusives.

Exhibit Hours:

Thursday 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Friday 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Saturday 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Sunday 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Conan O’Brien returns to San Diego for the fourth year in a row with a week of star-filled shows to be taped during Comic-Con(R) International. This year’s roster includes the stars of the of the Emmy-winning sensation Breaking Bad reuniting for the 10 year anniversary of the show, the stars of Glass, The Predator, and the stars of Aquaman, with more to be announced.

CONAN’s Comic-Con(R) International shows will be taped at San Diego’s historic Spreckels Theatre on Wednesday, July 18- Saturday, July 21. Episodes will air that Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday at 11 p.m. (ET/PT) on TBS, with availability across TBS and Team Coco’s digital, mobile and VOD platforms the following day.

The following is the schedule for the week’s episodes and guests:

Wednesday, July 18

The Cast of Breaking Bad starring Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Anna Gunn, Dean Norris, Betsy Brandt, RJ Mitte, Giancarlo Esposito, Bob Odenkirk and show creator Vince Gilligan

Thursday, July 19

The Cast of The Predator starring Olivia Munn, Keegan-Michael Key, Sterling K. Brown, Thomas Jane, Trevante Rhodes, Alfie Allen, Augusto Aguilera, Jake Busey, Yvonne Strahovski and director Shane Black

Saturday, July 21

The Cast of Glass starring Samuel L. Jackson, James McAvoy, Bruce Willis, Sarah Paulson, Anya Taylor-Joy and writer/director M. Night Shyamalan

Sunday, July 22

The Cast of Aquaman: To Be Announced.

As in years past, CONAN audience members will receive one of four limited edition Funko Pop! Vinyl Figures available during Comic-Con(R) International. Those not lucky enough to attend shows in person will have an opportunity for a Nightly Instant Win Giveaway. Conan will announce a code each night on air from his San Diego tapings. Enter the code at teamcoco.com each night for your chance to win. Also, follow @conancon on Instagram for more information and giveaways throughout Comic-Con(R) International.

To bring fans even more access to all things CONAN in San Diego, Team Coco has partnered with DIRECTV NOW to debut: @ConanCon, a new Instagram handle that will serve as the official hub for your #ConanCon information with exclusive behind-the-scenes photos, giveaways, ticket and celebrity guest updates, and much more! And it doesn’t stop there. Returning to the roof of Spreckels Theatre, the LIVE @ConanCon show will stream each night across Team Coco’s social handles, giving fans at home access to bonus content.

And don’t miss the Team Coco and SNICKERS(R) brand ambassadors, who will be hitting the streets of the Gaslamp District and encouraging fans to show off their best (or worst) version of CONAN’s iconic string dance. Fans will receive social-ready GIFs and SNICKERS(R) bars – either for a job well done or as a boost to help fight off those hunger symptoms and improve future dance skills!

Each night during the week of shows, fans will have the opportunity to win exclusive CONAN access in San Diego. Thanks to State Farm(R), life will go right for a few lucky con-goers, who will be awarded VIP tickets to attend that night’s Team Coco House comedy show and show tickets for the following day at Spreckels Theater.

For tickets and more information about CONAN’s San Diego shows, please visit teamcoco.com/comiccon

CONAN airs Monday-Thursday at 11 p.m. (ET/PT) on TBS. The show is produced by Conaco LLC, with Jeff Ross serving as executive producer.

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