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SyFy Programming Announcement for Comic Con 2018

It’s almost time for Comic Con! The full programming of panels has yet to be released but SyFy announced the panel line up for their programs. Can’t wait!

Thursday, July 19
NIGHTFLYERS
Panel: 3-3:50PM | Indigo Ballroom, Hilton Bayfront

From the mind of George R.R. Martin, this highly anticipated new SYFY series is a psychological thriller set in the year 2093 that follows a team of scientists aboard the most advanced ship ever built. Their mission takes them to the edge of space but also to the edge of insanity, as they realize true horror isn’t waiting for them out there — it’s already on their ship. Unlike anything you’ve seen before,

NIGHTFLYERS combines horror and science fiction in a way that Martin himself has described as “Psycho in space.” Join the cast and creators for an exclusive look into this exciting new series. Panelists includeJeff BuhlerEoin MackenGretchen MolDavid AjalaJodie Turner-SmithGene Klein and David BartisModerator to be announced.

VAN HELSING
Panel: 4-5PM | Indigo Ballroom, Hilton Bayfront
Presented by Nomadic, the cast of SYFY’s action horror series VAN HELSING will once again descend on San Diego Comic-Con to give fans an exclusive first-look at what’s in store for the upcoming third season. Panelists includeKelly OvertonJonathan ScarfeVincent GaleAleks PaunovicRukiya BernardTrezzo MahoroNeil LaButeMike Frislev and Chad OakesModerator: Bevin, Den of Geek. Continue reading

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SyFy Panels Parties Mystery Boxes and Activations at Comic Con 2018

SYFY PUTS FANS FRONT AND CENTER AT SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON 2018 WITH NONSTOP PANELS, PARTIES, MYSTERY BOXES, ACTIVATIONS AND 24/7 COVERAGE FROM SYFY WIRE

NEW YORK, NY – June 29, 2018 – One year after SYFY debuted its new fan-centric rebrand, the network is going big at San Diego Comic-Con 2018. With 10 panels, two fan parties, roving interactive activations, mystery boxes galore, pop-up fan awards, and branded buses, trains and gear featuring art created by fans – SYFY’s ‘Con presence is designed to be the year’s ultimate celebration of fandom. In addition, the independent genre news site SYFY WIRE will blanket the ‘Con to provide round-the-clock on-air and online coverage of all the biggest stories.

San Diego Comic-Con will also be the launch pad for the SYFY WIRE Fan Creatorsinitiative – the next phase of SYFY’s “It’s a Fan Thing” positioning. The multi-platform program will celebrate, nurture and support the makers, artists and creators at the heart of genre fandom. Beginning with an online hub dedicated to showcasing the latest and greatest in fan creations, the SYFY WIRE Fan Creators initiative will prove “It’s a Fan (Made) Thing” with year-round contests, partnerships and recognition for the best in class when it comes to being a participating fan.

“At SYFY, we know that genre fans are not mere observers, they’re passionate participants,” said Alexandra Shapiro, Executive Vice President, Marketing and Digital for SYFY and USA Network. “And so everything we do at SDCC will include remarkable creative work from fan artists and creators, from the designs on our sought-after swag bags to the décor and food at our parties.”

SYFY’s San Diego Comic-Con 2018 presence includes:

PANELS!

SYFY will bring the biggest genre stars together for 10 official panels, including eight show panels and two panels from SYFY WIRE that dissect and celebrate genre and geekdom.

“SYFY WIRE’s The Great Debate,” one of last year’s hottest panels, will return with host Aisha Tyler and celebrity panelists debating the genre’s most hotly contested topics. Also from SYFY WIRE, Fangrrls managing editor Cher Martinetti will host “SYFY WIRE Fangrrls: Women Changing the Game,” an in-depth discussion with women leading the charge in sci-fi, fantasy and horror. Continue reading

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SyFy Brings Fandemonium To Comic Con

SYFY BRINGS FANDEMONIUM TO SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON WITH WALL-TO-WALL TAKEOVER

15 Panels and Screenings Featuring the Biggest Names in Sci-Fi and SYFY, Including a ‘Battlestar Galactica’ Reunion A 3-Night Live TV Event Hosted by Zachary Levi, and Round-the-Clock Coverage by SYFY WIRE Fan Parties, Cosplay Karaoke Buses, Trivia Trolleys, Cosplay Repair Carts and a Sci-Fi Drumline Superfan Nuptials Officiated by Orlando Jones (Yes, really.)
NEW YORK, NY – July 5, 2017 – As SYFY celebrates its 25th anniversary and its recent brand reboot, the network is headed to San Diego Comic-Con bigger and better than ever before. In addition to 15 SYFY series panels or screenings, the network is rolling out a host of events, activations and parties designed to leave no fan behind. And 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.

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SyFy To Sponsor The 2012 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards at Comic Con

Syfy Sponsors the 2012 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards

Kirkman, Martin, Ross Among Presenters

SAN DIEGO – The 24th annual Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards will be held Friday, July 13 in the Indigo Ballroom at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront. This year’s title sponsor isSyfy, the television destination for imagination-based entertainment. Syfyfeatures acclaimed original series, events, blockbuster movies, and classic science fiction and fantasy programming, and will present four exciting series at Comic-Con this year:Warehouse 13, Alphas, Being Human, and groundbreaking transmedia entertainment property Defiance.

The Eisner Awards, considered the “Oscars” of the comic book industry, will be given out in 28 categories, for works published in 2011. Awards presenters will include British talk show host and comics author Jonathan Ross; authorGeorge R. R. Martin (Game of Thrones); The Walking Dead‘s Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard; actress Erin Gray (Buck Rogers); voice actor Phil LaMarr (Futurama, Young Justice); cartoonist Bill Morrison (The Simpsons); nominee Eric Powell (The Goon); and Comic-Con special guests Tom Batiuk(Funky Winkerbean), Lynn Johnston (For Better or For Worse), Michael Uslan (Batman movie producer and Archie comics writer), andSergio Aragonés (MAD magazine). A few surprise celebrity presenters can be expected as well.

The doors for the event will open at 7:45, and the ceremonies will get under way at 8:00. Attendance at the event is free to anyone with a Comic-Con badge. Advance seating for VIPs (nominees, sponsors, presenters) and those with pro badges will begin at 7:00. The ceremony is expected to run until about 10:30. All who attend the awards ceremony will receive a graphic novel from the Will Eisner Library, published by DC Comics.

In addition to Syfy as the title sponsor, the major sponsor for the Eisner Awards ismycomicshop.com. Principal sponsors areGentle Giant Studios and Lebonfon, while supporting sponsors are Alternate Reality Comics (Las Vegas), Atlantis Fantasyworld(Santa Cruz, CA), Diamond Comic DistributorsFlying Colors and Other Cool Stuff (Concord, CA), Strange Adventures(Halifax, Nova Scotia), Warp 1 Comics & Games (Edmonton, Alberta), and Mel Thompson and Associates.

The Eisner Awards evening includes the presentation of several other special awards, given by both Comic-Con International and other organizations. Comic-Con’s own awards are the Bob Clampett Humanitarian Award, the Russ Manning Promising Newcomer Award, the Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailing Award, and the Bill Finger Award for Excellence in Comic Book Writing.

The Eisner Awards are part of, and underwritten by, Comic-Con International, a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to creating awareness of and appreciation for comics and related popular art forms, primarily through the presentation of conventions and events that celebrate the historic and ongoing contributions of comics to art and culture. More information about the Eisner Awards can be found at http://www.comic-con.org/cci/cci_eisners_main.php.

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