(September 12, 2014 – Burbank, CA) – Warner Bros. Television makes another exciting return to New York Comic Con (NYCC) with three new eagerly anticipated series, including “Gotham” (Mondays, 8/7c on FOX), “Forever” (Tuesdays, 10/9c on ABC), and “Constantine” (Fridays 10/9c, on NBC), in addition to returning hits “The Following” (Midseason on FOX) and “Person of Interest” (Tuesdays, 10/9c on CBS).
Confirmed to attend New York Comic Con 2014 for panel sessions with fans include “Constantine” stars Matt Ryan and Angélica Celaya, along with executive producer David S. Goyer; “Gotham” stars Ben McKenzie, Sean Pertwee, Robin Lord Taylor and Erin Richards; “Forever” stars Ioan Gruffudd and Alana De La Garza, along with executive producer Matt Miller; “The Following’s” Kevin Bacon, Shawn Ashmore and executive producer Marcos Siega; “Person of Interest’s” Jim Caviezel, Michael Emerson, Amy Acker and Kevin Chapman, along with executive producer Greg Plageman.
For the second year at NYCC, Warner Bros. Television will host preview night screenings in the Main Stage on Thursday, October 9. Fans will not only view the complete pilot episode of the hotly anticipated series “Constantine” (series premiere Friday, October 24, 10/9c on NBC), but also the season two premiere episode of “The 100” (season two premiere Wednesday, October 22 9/8c on The CW) will be screened.
Warner Bros. Television Screenings:
Thursday, October 9 • Main Stage • 8:30 p.m.
- Season one of “The 100” saw the human race return, after a 97-year exile in space, to a wildly transformed Earth...only to discover that the human race had never truly left. Clarke found herself forced to lead a band of disposable juvenile delinquents as they faced death at every turn: from a world transformed by radiation, from the fierce Grounders who somehow managed to survive in it, and, perhaps worst of all, from themselves. Meanwhile, as The 100 fought for their lives on the ground, The Ark’s situation was no better. Both on the ground and in space, the final episodes revealed the true desperation of their plight, as our heroes risked everything just to stay alive. Noble sacrifices and heartbreaking choices changed everyone forever, and left them scattered to the wind at season’s end. The epic second season picks up with the group still scattered and desperate to be reunited. As members of The 100 and new arrivals from the Ark stake out their place in a dangerous and beautiful new world, they are confronted with the physical peril and moral dilemmas that come with reforging society. What kind of life will they build? And what will it cost them? This season’s quest will challenge them more than anything that’s come before. Hearts will be broken. Lives will be lost. Heroes will be born. From Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Alloy Entertainment and Warner Bros. Television, “The 100” returns Wednesday, October 22 at 9/8c on The CW.
WBTV Panel Sessions:
Saturday, October 11
- 7:00–9:00 PM (Empire Stage) “Constantine”: John Constantine is a man waging war against the forces of darkness — from both within himself and the outside world. An irreverent, working-class con man and occult expert, he’s an experienced exorcist and demonologist with an extensive list of supernatural contacts, each with their own paranormal talents and abilities. Based upon characters published by DC Entertainment, “Constantine” reflects the lore of the fan-favorite comic, combining noirish storytelling with the evolving mythology of John Constantine, a morally challenged character who doesn’t come down on the side of either good or evil … but ultimately might be the only thing defending us against the dark forces from beyond. Attendees will see a screening of the complete pilot, followed by a Q&A with series stars Matt Ryan (“Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior”), Angelica Celaya (“Dallas”) and executive producer David S. Goyer (The Dark Knight trilogy). From Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Warner Bros. Television, “Constantine” will air Fridays at 10/9c on NBC this fall, premiering October 24. Become a fan on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Constantine and follow the show on Twitter at @NBCConstantine.
Sunday, October 12
- 11:00–12:00 PM (Empire Stage) “The Following” (Midseason on FOX): Hit thriller “The Following” returns to New York Comic-Con for its third year in a row. Join executive producer Marcos Siega along with series stars Kevin Bacon and Shawn Ashmore for an onstage Q&A and special video presentation. With Joe Carroll once again behind bars, Lily Gray shot in cold blood by Mike Weston, and Luke dead at the hands of Max Hardy, Ryan Hardy's conviction to forge a new life will be put to the test in the psychologically intense third season, when a new threat emerges from the shadows, proving to be even more insidious and dangerous than his former archenemy, Joe Carroll. From Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Outerbanks Entertainment and Warner Bros. Television, “The Following’s” third season premieres midseason on FOX. Become a fan on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TheFollowing and follow the show on Twitter at @TheFollowingFOX.
- 1:15–2:15 PM (Main Stage) “Gotham” (series premiere Monday, September 22 8/7c on FOX): Before there was Batman, there was Gotham. The origin story of the great DC Comics Super-Villains and vigilantes, “Gotham” will follow Det. James Gordon’s rise through the Gotham City police department. Everyone knows the name. But what is known of Gordon’s rise from rookie detective to Police Commissioner? Discover the never-before-told story of how Gordon navigated the layers of corruption that secretly ruled Gotham City, the spawning ground of the world’s most iconic villains — the larger-than-life personas who would become Catwoman, The Penguin, The Riddler, Two-Face and The Joker. Join series stars Ben McKenzie, Sean Pertwee, Robin Lord Taylor and Erin Richards, along with executive producers for a special video presentation and Q&A discussion. From Warner Bros. Television, “Gotham” airs Mondays at 8/7c on FOX. Become a fan on Facebook at www.facebook.com/GOTHAMonFox, and follow the show on Twitter at @Gotham.
- 3:15–4:15 PM (Empire Stage) “Forever” (two night premiere event, Monday, September 22 10/9c and Tuesday, September 23 10/9c on ABC): What would you do if you had all the time in the world? This new otherworldly drama follows Dr. Henry Morgan, a star New York City medical examiner, on his journey to answer that looming question. Henry, who hasn’t aged since the clock stopped 200 years ago, has a bit of a vested interest in studying the dead: He is immortal, and only his best friend and confidant, Abe knows Henry's secret. Join series stars Ioan Gruffudd and Alana De La Garza, along with executive producer Matt Miller for a special video presentation and Q&A discussion. From Warner Bros. Television in association with Lin Pictures, “Forever” airs Tuesdays at 10/9c on ABC. Become a fan on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ForeverOnABC and follow the show on Twitter at @ForeverABC
- 4:30–5:30 PM (Empire Stage) “Person of Interest” (Tuesdays 10/9c on CBS): The smash hit returns to New York for the fourth year! Join series stars Jim Caviezel, Michael Emerson, Amy Acker and Kevin Chapman, along with executive producer Greg Plageman for a special video presentation and Q&A – as the science “fiction” stays one step ahead of real-world events. The second machine – Samaritan – now online, has made the elusive team targets themselves, having to hide in plain sight. The only thing more frightening than the ruthless Decima organization calling the shots, is leaving those decisions up to an untested Machine. Facing a dangerous tomorrow, the POI team must find a way to outsmart Samaritan, an all-seeing, all-powerful artificial intelligence that’s self-governing, continually evolving and growing stronger every day. From Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Bad Robot Productions and Warner Bros. Television, “Person of Interest” airs Tuesdays, 10/9c on CBS. Become a fan on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/PersonofInterestCBS and follow the show on Twitter at @PersonInterest
- PLEASE NOTE: Series stars and creative teams scheduled to attend are subject to change.
Matt Ryan: @mattryanreal
Harold Perrineau: @HaroldPerrineau
Angelica Celaya: @AngelicaCelaya
Charles Halford: @Charlie_Halford
Daniel Cerone: @Constantine_NBC
Mark Verheiden: @MarkVerheiden
“Constantine” Writers Room: @JohnConWriters
Holly Ollis: @Hollidayo
“The Following”: @TheFollowingFOX
Kevin Williamson: @kevwilliamson
Kevin Bacon: @kevinbacon
James Purefoy: @JamesPurefoy
Shawn Ashmore: @ShawnRAshmore
Jessica Stroup: @JessicaLStroup
Sam Underwood: @SamUnderwood
Marcos Siega: @MSiega
Jennifer Johnson: @JenJohnsonTV
Kristi Strupinsky: @KristiTV
Ben McKenzie: @ben_mckenzie
Donal Logue: @DonalLogue
Jada Pinkett Smith: @jadapsmith
Sean Pertwee: @SeanPertwee
Robin Lord Taylor: @RobinLordTaylor
Erin Richards: @ErinRRichards
David Mazouz: @realdavidmazouz
Camren Bicondova: @camrenbicondova
Cory Michael Smith: @MrCoryMichael
Victoria Cartagena: @Vickicartagena
Andrew Stewart-Jones: @ASJ_Actor
Holly Ollis: @hollidayo
Marc Klein: @mklein1
Matt Miller: @mattmillerTV
Ioan Gruffudd: @IoanGruffudd
Alana De La Garza: @Alana_DeLaGarza
Lorraine Toussaint: @LPToussaint
Joel David Moore: @joeldavidmoore
Jeff Tobler: @JeffTobler
“Person of Interest”
“Person of Interest”: @PersonInterest
Bad Robot: @bad_robot
Kevin Chapman: @POIFUSCO
Sarah Shahi: @onlysarahshahi
Amy Acker: @AmyAcker
Bear the Dog: @BearDeHond
Kristi Strupinsky: @KristiTV
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