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Warner Bros. Television And Warner Bros. Animation Take Manhattan With Six Series Heading To New York Comic Con 2010

(September 29, 2010 – Burbank, CA) – Warner Bros. Television and Warner Bros. Animation are teaming up to take Manhattan, with six series from the Studio – WBTV’s “Nikita,” “V” and “The Vampire Diaries,” along with WBA’s “MAD” as well as the upcoming “Young Justice” and “Green Lantern: The Animated Series” – headed to New York Comic Con 2010. Selected stars and producers from these programs will be on-hand for panel sessions, media appearances and autograph signings at the East Coast’s biggest and most exciting popular culture convention from Friday, October 8–Sunday, October 10. Highlights include:
    • Three generations of “V” queens – series stars Morena Baccarin and Laura Vandervoort, and guest star Jane Badler (Diana on the original “V”) – discuss their epic power struggle over the future of humanity in the forthcoming season two. • “The Vampire Diaries” executive producers Kevin Williamson & Julie Plec join series stars Steven R. McQueen, Sara Canning, Katerina Graham and Zach Roerig for their first New York Comic Con appearance. (Note: Attendees are subject to change.) • “Nikita” stars Maggie Q., Shane West and Lyndsy Fonseca team up with executive producer Craig Silverstein to give fans a peek a what’s ahead in season one. • Warner Bros. Animation unveils exclusive new footage from the upcoming series “Young Justice,” and the creative team behind “Green Lantern: The Animated Series” talks about this new project. • The team behind DC Comics’ MAD Magazine and Warner Bros. Animation’s new “MAD” animated television series give fans a light-hearted look at the past, present and future of an American institution.
For continuing information about the Studio’s plans at New York Comic Con, please follow us on Twitter @TheWBdotcom or search for news using the #WBNYCC hashtag. Here is the complete WBTV and WBA New York Comic Con schedule: Friday, October 8
    • 3:15–4:15 p.m. “Mad About ‘MAD’” Presentation/Q&A — MAD Magazine has established itself as the original, most imitated and influential satirical publication across generations. Recently, “MAD” made a triumphant return to TV on Cartoon Network with an all-new animated series from Warner Bros. Animation to corrupt the minds of the next generation! Come join MAD Magazine editor John Ficarra, “MAD” art director Sam Viviano, legendary “MAD” artist Mort Drucker and “MAD” television program producer Mark Marek, plus a few surprise guests for a light-hearted look at the past, present and future of an American institution. Room 1A06-7 • 4:30–5:30 p.m. MAD Signing at the DC Comics booth #2243
Saturday, October 9
    • 2:00–3:00 p.m. “Young Justice” Signing at the DC Comics booth #2243 • 2:30–3:30 p.m. “Green Lantern: The Animated Series” Presentation/Q&A – Saturday will be NYCC’s “brightest day” as Warner Bros. Animation proudly unveils this new series coming soon to Cartoon Network and based upon characters from DC Comics. Join series executive producer Bruce Timm (“Batman: The Animated Series”), producer Giancarlo Volpe (“Star Wars: The Clone Wars”) and producer/story editor Jim Krieg (“Ben 10: Alien Swarm”) as these creative forces reveal their plans for one of the most highly anticipated new animated series. Room 1A14 • 3:45–4:45 p.m. “Young Justice” Video Presentation and Q&A – Join the league! Fans were given their first glimpse of Robin, Aqualad, Kid Flash, Superboy, Miss Martian and Artemis this past July at Comic-Con International: San Diego. But this panel will offer far more than just a glimpse, as producers Brandon Vietti (“Batman: Under the Red Hood”) and Greg Weisman (“Gargoyles”) answer questions from fans and show footage from this highly anticipated series. A one-hour special event of “Young Justice” will premiere in November 2010 on Cartoon Network, and the series begins in 2011. “Young Justice” is produced by Warner Bros. Animation and is based upon characters from DC Comics. Room 1A14 • 4:00–5:00 p.m. “Green Lantern: The Animated Series” Signing at the DC Comics Booth #2243 • 5:15–6:15 p.m. “V” Special Video Presentation and Cast/Producer Q&A – In the first season of “V,” the Visitors arrived. In the second, coming in November to ABC, three generations of “V” queens – played by Morena Baccarin (“Firefly”), Laura Vandervoort (“Smallville”) and guest star Jane Badler (Diana on the original “V”) – will engage in an epic power struggle over the future of humanity. Join them and a “V” executive producer for a panel that will feature Q&A as well as footage from the new season. “V” is produced by HDFilms in association with Warner Bros. Television. Become a fan of the series on Facebook at www.facebook.com/V. IGN Theater/Special Events Hall • 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. “V” Signing in Room 1C05
Sunday, October 10
    • 10:30–11:30 a.m. “Nikita” Video Presentation and Q&A – Looks do kill! International action star Maggie Q (“Mission: Impossible III”) plays Nikita, the former spy and assassin determined to destroy the secretive and corrupt government agency that trained her. Join Maggie, Shane West (“ER”), Lyndsy Fonseca (“Kick-Ass”) and executive producer Craig Silverstein (“Bones”) as they answer questions and provide a sneak peek at what fans can expect in upcoming episodes. From Wonderland Sound and Vision in association with Warner Bros. Television, “Nikita” airs Thursdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on The CW. Become a fan of the show on Facebook at www.facebook.com/nikita. IGN Theater/Special Events Hall • 1:00–1:45 p.m. “Nikita” Signing in Room 1C05 • 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. “The Vampire Diaries” Special Video Presentation and Select Cast/Producer Q&A – “The Vampire Diaries” sinks its teeth into the Big Apple today – a New York Comic Con first! Join series stars Steven R. McQueen (character name: Jeremy), Sara Canning (Jenna), Katerina Graham (Bonnie) and Zach Roerig (Matt), and executive producers Kevin Williamson & Julie Plec for a discussion of all things Mystic Falls! NOTE: Attendees are subject to change. From Bonanza Productions Inc., Outerbanks Entertainment and Alloy Entertainment in association with Warner Bros. Television and CBS Television Studios, “The Vampire Diaries” airs Thursdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on The CW. Become a fan on Facebook at www.facebook.com/thevampirediaries and follow the show on Twitter at www.twitter.com/CW_VampDiaries. IGN Theater/Special Events Hall • 2:00–3:00 p.m. “The Vampire Diaries” Signing in Room 1C05
Social Media Contacts “NIKITA” TWITTERTiffany Hines @tiffanyhines1 http://twitter.com/tiffanyhines1Ashton Holmes @ashtonholmes http://twitter.com/ashtonholmes FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/nikita DOMESTIC PRESS: Winson Seto, @the_real_winson http://twitter.com/the_real_winson “V” TWITTER“V” @VonABC http://twitter.com/VonABCScott Rosenbaum @skeeterosenbaum http://twitter.com/skeeterosenbaumMorris Chestnut @Morris_Chestnut http://twitter.com/Morris_Chestnut Morena Baccarin @morena_baccarin http://twitter.com/morena_baccarin FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/V DOMESTIC PRESS: Tom McAlister, @tom_mcalister http://twitter.com/tom_mcalister “THE VAMPIRE DIARIES” TWITTER“The Vampire Diaries” @CW_VampDiaries http://twitter.com/CW_VampDiaries Nina Dobrev @ninadobrev http://twitter.com/ninadobrev Ian Somerhalder @iansomerhalder http://twitter.com/iansomerhalder Katerina Graham @KatGraham http://twitter.com/KatGraham Zach Roerig @zgeorge222 http://twitter.com/zgeorge222 Michael Trevino @M_Trevino http://twitter.com/M_Trevino Kevin Williamson @kevwilliamson http://twitter.com/kevwilliamson Julie Plec @julieplec http://twitter.com/julieplec Marcos Siega @MSiega http://twitter.com/MSiega FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/thevampirediaries DOMESTIC PRESS:Rayna Schwartz, @raynaschwartz http://twitter.com/raynaschwartz Chris McLaughlin, @ChrisMCtv http://twitter.com/ChrisMCtv ”GREEN LANTERN: THE ANIMATED SERIES” DOMESTIC PRESS: Winson Seto, @the_real_winson http://twitter.com/the_real_winsonTom McAlister, @tom_mcalister http://twitter.com/tom_mcalister “MAD” TWITTERKevin Shinick @Shiniscope http://twitter.com/Shiniscope DOMESTIC PRESS:Winson Seto, @the_real_winson http://twitter.com/the_real_winsonTom McAlister, @tom_mcalister http://twitter.com/tom_mcalister “YOUNG JUSTICE” DOMESTIC PRESS:
Winson Seto, @the_real_winson http://twitter.com/the_real_winson
Tom McAlister, @tom_mcalister http://twitter.com/tom_mcalister
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