G4 Makes Plans for Live SDCC 2012 Coverage with Special Hosts Chris Hardwick and John Barrowman
G4 IS LIVE AT SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON, WITH 3 DAYS OF CELEBRITY INTERVIEWS, BREAKING NEWS AND EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE FROM THE SHOW FLOOR
Chris Hardwick Tapped as Special Guest Host For “Attack of the Show! Attacks Comic-Con” from the Show Floor on Friday, July 13; John Barrowman Joins “Attack of the Show’s” Candace Bailey Saturday, July 14 for Four Hours of Live Coverage During G4’s “Comic-Con 2012 Live”
LOS ANGELES, June 21, 2012 – This July, G4 takes on San Diego’s Comic-Con convention, the legendary show that gives more than 100,000 passionate fans a first look at the next global blockbuster films, critically acclaimed comic books, hottest TV series, biggest stars and all things pop culture. As the only network to present an insider’s look at this highly anticipated event, G4 brings viewers the news headlines, exclusive premieres, panel discussions, celebrity appearances and outrageous fans LIVE from the Comic-Con show floor. G4’s six hours of live coverage starts with “X-Play All Access: Comic-Con” on Thursday July 12th at 7:00 PM ET/PT, “Attack of the Show! Attacks Comic-Con” on Friday July 13th at 7:00 PM ET/PT culminating with “Comic-Con 2012 Live” on Saturday July 14th from 4 – 8 PM ET/PT.
“Attack of the Show!’s” Candace Bailey, Sara Underwood, comic book maven Blair Butler and Jessica Chobot along with “X-Play’s” Morgan Webb, Blair Herter and Kristin Adams will report directly from the show floor all three days, giving fans unprecedented access to everything that makes Comic-Con unique. Plus, special guest hosts Chris Hardwick and John Barrowman (“Torchwood,” “Doctor Who”) will be LIVE on G4 Friday and Saturday respectively with their own take on all the news and scoop from this year’s event. The biggest names at Comic-Con who will appear during G4’s coverage will be Robert Kirkman (“The Walking Dead”), Aisha Tyler (“Archer”), as well as the casts of “NTSF: SD: SUV::”, “The Walking Dead,” “Game of Thrones,” “Fringe,” “True Blood,” “Children’s Hospital,” “Doctor Who,” “The Big Bang Theory,” “The Arrow” and many more.
Additionally, G4 is offering comprehensive coverage via its website at http://g4tv.com/comiccon, featuring web-exclusive video interviews, the latest movie and TV trailers in HD, photo galleries and cosplay coverage from the show, live-blogs from the biggest panels including both the “Attack of the Show!” and “X-Play” panels, game previews and all the latest news. G4tv.com will stream two one-hour, live versions of its award-winning weekly talk show “Feedback” from outside the convention center. Hosted by “X-Play’s” Blair Herter, these special live versions of “Feedback” will air Friday, July 13th and Saturday, July 14th at 1pm ET/10 am PT at G4tv.com/Feedback. The show will feature special guests talking about the biggest news of the convention and live questions and reactions from G4’s Facebook and Twitter audiences.
Comic-Con content will also be available as a Podcast on the “Attack of the Show!” feed and on the G4 iPhone app at http://g4tv.com/app.
G4’s Comic-Con coverage includes:
“X-Play All Access: Comic-Con”
Thursday, July 12th, 7 pm ET/PT
“Attack of the Show! Attacks Comic-Con”
Friday, July 13th, 7 pm ET/PT
“Comic-Con 2012 Live”
Saturday, July 14th, 4 pm – 8 pm ET/PT
G4’s on-site events for Comic-Con attendees include:
Candace Bailey, Blair Butler, Morgan Webb, Blair Herter, Jessica Chobot, Sara Underwood and Kristin Adams will all be participating in signings at the G4 booth throughout the convention.
Thursday, July 12th
X-Play’s Official Comic-Con PANEL
11:00 am – 12:00 pm PT
G4’s “X-Play” is the longest running and most watched video game show in the galaxy.* Each episode is packed with brutally honest reviews, live demos of the biggest games and of course intern humiliation.
Hosts Morgan Webb, Blair Herter, Kristin Adams and Executive Producer Wade Beckett make their triumphant return to Comic-Con and promise a no-holds-barred live panel. They’ll take questions from the audience, debut a brand new comedy short, and give out prizes to a chosen few. This hour of reflection and finger pointing is guaranteed to be a life changing experience.**
Friday, July 13th
“Attack of the Show!” Cast Autograph signing
11:30 am – 1:00 pm PT
Autograph Area 3
Fans attending Comic-Con are invited to meet Candace Bailey, Sara Underwood, Jessica Chobot and comic book expert Blair Butler.
Saturday, July 14th
“Attack of the Show!” Official Comic-Con PANEL
10:00 am – 11:00 am PT
Indigo Ballroom, Hilton Bayfront Hotel
G4’s “Attack of the Show!” is your ambassador to the information age – from the technology you want to what you watch, listen to and play to what the world is talking about RIGHT NOW.
Join Candace Bailey, Sara Underwood, Matt Mira, Blair Butler, “Attack of the Show!” Executive Producers Vinny Rutherford and Joshua Brentano along with special guests as they bring you the closest thing to being on a LIVE “Attack of the Show:” an interactive Comic-Con panel!
You’ll also get a chance to grill the hosts and producers of the show and discover the dirty secrets and television tricks behind “Attack of the Show!” With more than 1,000 shows to choose from, their knowledge is deep!
1:00 – 5:00 pm PT
“Comic-Con 2012 Live” (Four Hours of Live Coverage)
Candace Bailey and special guest host, John Barrowman (“Torchwood,” “Doctor Who”) will be joined by comic book maven Blair Butler, correspondents Sara Underwood and Jessica Chobot and others, to deliver some of the most exciting news from the convention.
Sunday, July 15th
11:30 am PT
In-booth Trivia Challenge hosted by G4’s Kristin Adams with prizes provided by G4.
G4 offers the Last Word on gaming, technology, animation, interactivity and “geek culture” for the male 18-34 demo. The network, which is available in 59 million cable and satellite homes nationwide, has given young guys of today’s digital generation a television home. G4tv.com is a top web destination for video game news and information. The network’s popular original programming includes “Attack of the Show!,” “X-Play,” “American Ninja Warrior” and “Bomb Patrol: Afghanistan.” G4 also continues to expand its live event coverage at CES, Comic-Con, E3, Tokyo Game Show and more. G4’s digital platforms include G4tv.com, G4 Mobile, G4 Podcasts, G4 on Demand, G4 Video Player, G4 Wii Portal and G4 PS3 Portal. G4 is a network of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience.