Comments Off on NBC Announces Panel Lineup for SDCC 2013 Including The Blacklist, Grimm, Etc.
NBC ANNOUNCES EXCITING PANEL LINEUP AT COMIC-CON, INCLUDING ‘THE BLACKLIST,’ ‘HANNIBAL,’ ‘COMMUNITY,’ ‘REVOLUTION’ AND ‘GRIMM’
Network Talent Will Also Make Appearances During Highly Anticipated Global Gathering of TV Fans
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — July 2, 2013 — NBC has announced plans for the upcoming Comic-Con International gathering in San Diego running from July 18-21.
“The Blacklist,” “Hannibal,” “Grimm,” “Revolution” and “Community” will headline at Comic-Con, along with NBC talent from “Saturday Night Live,” “Late Night with Seth Meyers” and “Ironside” also participating on various panels.
Featured during the “Grimm” panel will be a special trailer of the new Friday night series “Dracula,” starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers.
“The Blacklist” (Sony Pictures Television)
Day: Thursday, July 18
Who: James Spader, Megan Boone, Diego Klattenhoff and executive producers Jon Bokenkamp, John Eisendrath and John Fox
For decades, ex-government agent Raymond “Red” Reddington (James Spader) has been one of the FBI’s Most Wanted fugitives. Now, he’s mysteriously surrendered to the FBI with an explosive offer: He will help catch a long-thought-dead terrorist under the condition that he speaks only to Elizabeth “Liz” Keen (Megan Boone), an FBI profiler fresh out of Quantico. Liz soon discovers that Red has compiled a secret list of criminals over the years: a “blacklist” of politicians, mobsters, spies, and international terrorists. He will help catch them all … with the caveat that Liz continues to work as his partner.
“Hannibal” (Gaumont International Television)
Day: Thursday, July 18
Who: Hugh Dancy, executive producer Bryan Fuller, executive producer/director David Slade and executive producer Martha De Laurentiis
“Hannibal,” which is based on the characters created by author Thomas Harris in his novel “Red Dragon,” was one of the best-reviewed series of the past season and was recently renewed for season two. Hugh Dancy plays criminal profiler Will Graham while Mads Mikkelsen plays psychiatrist Dr. Hannibal Lecter.
“Grimm” (Universal Television)
Day: Saturday, July 20
Who: David Giuntoli, Silas Weir Mitchell, Russell Hornsby, Reggie Lee, Sasha Roiz, Bitsie Tulloch, Bree Turner, Claire Coffee, and executive producers Todd Milliner, David Greenwalt, Jim Kouf and Norberto Barba
“Grimm,” a drama series inspired by the classic Grimm Brother’s Fairy Tales, follows Portland homicide detective Nick Burkhardt (Giuntoli) as he tries to find the balance between normal life and his birthright as a Grimm, an elite line of criminal profilers who have the ability to see the monsters that lurk below a seemingly human surface.
“Revolution” (Warner Bros. Television)
Day: Saturday, July 20
Who: Executive producer Eric Kripke and others to be determined
In its first season, “Revolution” examined why the Earth’s power was turned off and asked how the world’s citizens are expected to survive. In the season finale, the power is turned back on, but at what cost and consequence? The second season begins in the fall.
“Community” (Sony Pictures Television)
Day: Sunday, July 21
Who: Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown, Alison Brie, Jim Rash, Ken Jeong and executive producers Dan Harmon and Chris McKenna
“Community” is back at Comic-Con and ready to celebrate with the show’s devoted fandom. Come be a part of the study group for a panel and Q&A moderated by Chris Hardwick (“The Nerdist”) and find out firsthand what surprises are in store for the series when it returns to NBC for its fifth season.
“Ironside” star Blair Underwood will appear on the TV Guide Fan Faves panel on Friday, July 19.
“Saturday Night Live” veteran Seth Meyers and “Late Night with Seth Meyers” producer Michael Shoemaker will appear at the Hulu panel on Sunday, July 21.
Additional panelists are expected to be announced in the coming weeks.
Comments Off on Lion Forge Comics to Present Digital Comics Based on 80s TV Shows at SDCC 2013
NBCUniversal Taps Lion Forge Comics to Develop Digital Comic Books Based on Beloved 80s TV Shows
Digital Publisher to Re-imagine Iconic Properties Including “Knight Rider”, “Miami Vice” and “Saved by the Bell”
LOS ANGELES & ST. LOUIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NBCUniversal, one of the world’s premier media and entertainment companies, has partnered with digital publisher Lion Forge Comics to develop licensed comic books based on popular TV shows from the 1980s and 90s. Under the agreement licensed through the NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products Group, Lion Forge will write, develop and publish digital comics based on the following shows:
“From hugely popular characters such as Crockett and Tubbs, Zack Morris and Punky Brewster to highly stylized music and clothing choices, these TV franchises have had a significant impact on pop culture”
“Partnering with the team at Lion Forge to bring classic TV properties to life in graphic novel format was a natural step for us as we continue to identify new ways to entertain our fans in the digital space,” said Chris Lucero, director of Global Consumer Products Licensing for NBCUniversal Television. “We’re excited to give fans a chance to revisit some of their favorite shows and characters in a completely new way.”
Well-known writers currently signed on to work on the projects include: Joelle Sellner (Teen Titans, Jackie Chan Adventures, Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi); Jonathan London (Geekscape); Geoffrey Thorne (Leverage, Ben 10) and David Gorden (Catalyst Prime: Accel andCatalyst Prime: Quincredible).
Currently, Jason Johnson (Wetworks, Godstorm) and Lion Forge’s own Carl Reed and Lorenzo Lizana are on board as artists.
“From hugely popular characters such as Crockett and Tubbs, Zack Morris and Punky Brewster to highly stylized music and clothing choices, these TV franchises have had a significant impact on pop culture,” said David Steward, CEO, Lion Forge. “We here at Lion Forge are looking forward to extending that influence by creating visually appealing and entertaining experiences on mobile devices for a whole new generation of fans.”
The comics are planned for distribution in Q3 and Q4 2013, and will be available through the Amazon Kindle Bookstore, Apple iBooks, Barnes & Noble’s The Nook Book Store and Kobo.
Lion Forge executives will participate on a panel at Comic-Con International: San Diego from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. PDT on Saturday, July 20, in Room: 26AB (SDCC), where they will discuss these and other properties in development. Members of the press interested in booking an appointment with a Lion Forge executive while at SDCC should contact LionForge@wonacottpr.com.
About NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products Group
NBCUniversal is a leader in providing entertainment programming to the domestic and international marketplaces. NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products Group manages all global ancillary television business endeavors for the NBCUniversal Television Group, including third-party home entertainment distribution, consumer products, musical soundtracks, special markets projects andwww.nbcuniversalstore.com. For the latest product updates and an overview of the properties managed by the group, visit the NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products portal at http://nbcuconsumerproducts.com.
About Lion Forge Comics
Lion Forge is a St. Louis-based transmedia studio with a focus on digital publishing. With both original and licensed titles, Lion Forge brings together the brightest talent to acquire and develop content and character franchises within the comic book, television, film and interactive gaming industries. Lion Forge applies cinematic elements to each property to create compelling, story-driven experiences from start to finish, bringing unique entertainment experiences to both traditional and digital marketplaces. For more information, please visit www.lionforge.com or the Lion Forge Facebook and Twitter pages.
The cast of the NBC show Revolution, including Daniella Alonso, Zak Orth, David Lyons, Tracy Spiridakos, Elizabeth Mitchell, Billy Burke, and co executive producer and writer on the show David Rambo spoke at Wondercon 2013, and Convention Scene’s own Richard Oh was there.
NBC ANNOUNCES SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON 2012 INITIATIVES
“Revolution” and “Grimm” Take Over Gas Lamp Square Park
Convention Panels Include “Community” (Sony Pictures Television), “Grimm” (Universal Television), “A Conversation with Bryan Fuller” (Universal Television and Gaumont) and “Revolution” (Warner Bros. Television)
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. – July 2, 2012 – NBC heads to the 2012 San Diego Comic-Con to showcase “Revolution,” the new drama from Eric Kripke, J.J. Abrams, Bryan Burk and Jon Favreau, returning series “Grimm” and “Community,” and Bryan Fuller, executive producer of the upcoming series “Hannibal” and the upcoming pilot, “Mockingbird Lane.” With an ambitious slate of interactive activities on and off-site, NBC looks to engage and entertain Comic-Con goers and enthusiasts.
Following are the network’s 2012 San Diego Comic-Con events and initiatives:
CONVENTION PANELS, AUTOGRAPH SIGNINGS AND NBC’S BLOGGER PARTY
Friday, July 13
10:00-11:00AM, Ballroom 20, Convention Center, “Community” Q&A (Presented by Sony Pictures Television)
NBC’s critically acclaimed series, “Community,” returns to Comic-Con for an insightful discussion about the series, a look at the casts’ favorite scenes and a tribute to the fans. Stars Joel McHale (“The Soup”), Alison Brie (“Mad Men”), Gillian Jacobs (“Seeking a Friend for the End of the World”), Danny Pudi (“Knights of Badassdom”) and Yvette Nicole Brown (“House,” “The Office”) are confirmed to participate.
11:30-12:30PM, Sony Booth #4229, Convention Center, “Community” Signing (Presented by Sony Pictures Television)
Stars from “Community” will be available to sign autographs.
Saturday, July 14
11:00-12:00PM, Nerd HQ (Block No. 16 Union and Spirits, 344 Seventh Avenue), “Grimm” Signing (Presented by Universal Television)
Cast and producers from “Grimm” will be available to sign autographs and limited-edition “Grimm” comic posters designed by notable comic book artist Whilce Portacio. Whilce will also be on hand to sign.
12:30-1:15PM, Warner Bros. Booth #4545, Convention Center, “Revolution” Signing (Presented by Warner Bros. Television)
Stars and producers from “Revolution” will be available to sign autographs.
1:00-2:00PM, Room: 7AB, Convention Center, A Conversation with Bryan Fuller (Presented by Universal Television and Gaumont)
Join acclaimed television writer/executive producer Bryan Fuller (“Heroes”), the creative force behind “Pushing Daisies,” “Wonderfalls” and “Dead Like Me,” for a Q&A with fans as he discusses two of his highly anticipated projects, “Hannibal” and “Mockingbird Lane,” both at NBC. In the midseason drama “Hannibal,” one of the most fascinating literary characters comes to life on television for the first time: psychiatrist-turned-serial-killer, Dr. Hannibal Lecter. The upcoming pilot “Mockingbird Lane” is an imaginative reinvention of the 1960’s comedy “The Munsters.”
3:00-4:00PM, Room: 6A, Convention Center, “Grimm” Q&A/Season 2 Preview (Presented by Universal Television)
“Grimm,” NBC’s supernatural mythology drama, returns to Comic-Con to kick off its second season packed with chills and revelations. Be among the first to get a glimpse of season two and participate in a Q&A session with the cast and producers: David Giuntoli (“Turn the Beat Around”), Russell Hornsby (“Lincoln Heights”), Bitsie Tulloch (“The Artist”), Silas Weir Mitchell (“Prison Break”), Reggie Lee (“The Dark Knight Rises”), Sasha Roiz (“Caprica”) and Bree Turner (“The Ugly Truth”) and executive producers/writers Jim Kouf (“Angel”) and David Greenwalt (“Buffy the Vampire Slayer”), executive producer/director Norberto Barba (Law & Order: Criminal Intent) and executive producers Sean Hayes (“Hot In Cleveland”) and Todd Milliner (“Hot In Cleveland”). Produced by Universal Television and Hazy Mills, “Grimm” returns late summer on NBC and “Grimm” Season One will be released on Blu-ray and DVD on August 7, 2012.
6:00-7:00PM, Room: 6BCF, Convention Center, “Revolution” Screening/Q&A (Presented by Warner Bros. Television)
In this epic adventure from J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions and “Supernatural’s” Eric Kripke, a family struggles to reunite in an American landscape void of power: a world of empty cities, local militias and heroic freedom fighters, where every single piece of technology — computers, planes, cars, phones, even lights — has mysteriously blacked out forever. Join creator/executive producer Eric Kripke and stars Billy Burke (“The Twilight Saga”), Giancarlo Esposito (“Breaking Bad”), Tracy Spiridakos (“Being Human”) and J.D. Pardo (“The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2”) for a screening and Q&A.
7:30-9:30PM, Hard Rock Café, NBC’s 3rd Annual Blogger Party
NBC’s annual invitation-only Blogger Party brings together stars and creators from NBC’s new and returning shows to mingle with the digital network.
NBC takes over Gaslamp Square Park (Fifth Avenue and K Street in the Gaslamp District of Downtown San Diego) to bring the ultimate “Grimm” and “Revolution” experience to fans.
· Local restaurant Tin Fish (170 Sixth Avenue) will be transformed into the world of “Grimm” as lush greenery encompasses the building and its surroundings. Guests can “‘Grimm’ their skin” and receive creepy “Grimm” skin carvings applied by professional theatrical makeup artists. Those who tweet photos of their skin carvings with the hashtag #Grimm will be entered for a chance to win a Season 1 DVD collection signed by the cast.
· Aunt Marie’s vintage Airstream trailer (replica) is coming to Gaslamp Square Park and fans will be treated to a personalized introduction from Nick and Monroe as they take a tour inside and see authentic props from the series including weapons cabinets, maps, the book of “Grimm” and more. Upon exit fans will receive a limited edition “Grimm” comic poster.
· From the trailer take a trip through the “Grimm” forest and visit the Wesen Monuments for a description of which Wesen to look out for in the forest. Receive a “Grimm”/ “Revolution” bag if you make it out of the forest.
· “Revolution” takes over the peninsula tip of Gaslamp Square Park with the actual Ferris wheel from the “Revolution” pilot, and an abandoned car transformed into a garden. Get a “Revolution” power button pin and a re-usable water bottle on your trip through “Revolution Village.”
Additionally, a wallscape featuring the “Revolution” power button will be showcased along the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel’s (1 Park Blvd.) entire façade facing the convention center.
This year, NBC.com will once again go behind-the-scenes at Comic-Con to bring videos, photos and interviews to fans unable to attend. From the convention floor, press rooms and Gaslamp Square Park, NBC.com will be on hand to capture and deliver a comprehensive look at all of NBC’s initiatives for SDCC 2012.
NBC also looks to engage fans via various social media platforms with active updates throughout the duration of Comic-Con on NBC.com, Facebook, Tumblr and YouTube, and by live tweeting during the panels. Beginning today, fans may also submit questions for the casts and producers of “Grimm” and “Revolution” via Facebook and Twitter.
For schedules, online exclusive content, interactive features and the latest news about NBC at Comic-Con please visit http://www.nbc.com/comic-con.
Join the conversation on Twitter at @NBCCommunity, @NBCRevolution, @NBCGrimm and @NBCHannibal.
Comments Off on NBC Returns to SDCC 2011 with Panels and Signings
NBC Heads To Comic-Con to Showcase New and Returning Shows
Network Will Take Over San Diego’s Tin Fish Restaurant and Immerse Fans in an Exclusive Interactive Experience Featuring New Series “The Playboy Club,” “Grimm,” “Free Agents,” “Up All Night” and “Whitney”
Star-studded Convention Panel Sessions Also Include New Dramas “Awake” (FOX) and “Grimm” (Universal Media Studios) as well as Returning Comedies “Chuck” (Warner Bros. Television) and “Community” (Sony Pictures Television)
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. – July 18, 2011 – NBC will make a big splash at this year’s Comic-Con (July 21-24) in San Diego, showcasing several new and returning shows at the annual convention, including panel sessions and a series of off-site, fan-friendly interactive experiences. The network’s star-studded panel sessions include new dramas “Awake,” (FOX, Thursday, July 21 at 3:45 p.m.) and “Grimm” (Universal Media Studios, Saturday, July 23 at 4:15 p.m.), as well as returning comedies “Chuck” (Warner Bros. Television, Saturday, July 23 at 10 a.m.) and “Community” (Sony Pictures Television, Saturday, July 23 at 1 p.m.).
Additional information about the panel locations and participants is included below.
The network will take over a large portion of San Diego’s Tin Fish restaurant (170 Sixth Avenue), located across the street from the Comic-Con site at the San Diego Convention Center. The space will be transformed into a series of themed experiences, allowing guests to enjoy a glimpse of the NBC’s new dramas “The Playboy Club” and “Grimm,” as well as new comedies “Free Agents,” “Up All Night” and “Whitney.”
Finally, on Saturday, July 23, NBC will host its annual “Blogger Party” at San Diego’s Hard Rock CafÃ©. The invitation-only event will spotlight talent from several of the network’s shows and will give writers and fans a chance to mingle with some of the network’s biggest stars.
“Comic-Con is a terrific venue to share our new series with fans in a way that gives them a rich, enjoyable experience and a unique look into what is coming this fall,” said Adam Stotsky, President, Marketing, NBC Entertainment. “We look forward to introducing viewers to our new shows at Tin Fish, as well as highlighting returning fan favorites ‘Community’ and ‘Chuck’ with attention-grabbing activities and food at The Hard Rock CafÃ©.”
On Thursday, July 21, Tin Fish will channel the glamour and style of NBC’s new drama “The Playboy Club,” whose cast includes Eddie Cibrian as the intriguing Nick Dalton, Amber Heard as the stunning and innocent Bunny Maureen and Laura Benanti as Carol-Lynne, an established star at the club. A 1960’s style Bunny will greet visitors at the door and welcome them to the exclusive space. Visitors can pose with the Bunny for photos, which will be printed on-site and uploaded to a micro-site on www.nbc.com where they can be shared with friends on Facebook, Twitter and NBC.com’s Comic-Con site www.nbc.com/comic-con. Bunnies with cigarette trays will be distributing Playboy Club keys, which visitors can have shaped into their own house keys on site.
On Friday, July 22, Tin Fish will take on the eerie, atmospheric look of the network’s new drama “Grimm,” a provocative police procedural with supernatural mythology, inspired by the classic Grimm Brother’s Fairy Tales. The new series hails from the writers behind “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” (David Greenwalt) and “Angel” (Jim Kouf) and marks the new producing project of Todd Milliner and Emmy Award winner Sean Hayes. Complete with grassy, moss-laden dÃ©cor, the restaurant will take on the lush feel of the forest featured in the series. At the scene of the crime, visitors can pose in front of a green screen and take a photo with a virtual “character” from the show. The photo will be printed on site and also uploaded to a micro-site on www.nbc.com, where fans can retrieve and share it with their friends on Facebook, Twitter and NBC.com’s Comic-Con site, www.nbc.com/comic-con. Fans will also have an opportunity to get a “Grimm” logo airbrush skin patch.
Switching gears, on Saturday, July 23, NBC will showcase three new comedies “Free Agents” (starring Hank Azaria and Kathryn Hahn), “Up All Night” (starring Christina Applegate, Will Arnett and Maya Rudolph) and “Whitney,” (starring Whitney Cummings and Chris D’Elia). Returning comedies “The Office,” “Community” and “Parks and Recreation” also are featured at Tin Fish with themed snacks and giveaways. The restaurant will be decorated with larger-than-life photos from each show, featuring the characters in precarious positions. Fans will be invited to suggest their own funny captions for the photos, which will be posted on a massive scratch pad. Each hour, the most creative captions will be chosen with five second place winners being rewarded a gift card — and one lucky winner per hour winning an X-Box.
The panel sessions scheduled for the network’s programs follow:
THURSDAY, JULY 21
3:45 to 4:45 p.m. Pilot screening, followed by brief Q&A
Room: San Diego Convention Center, 6A
Participants: FOX screening and Q&A featuring star Jason Isaacs (“Harry Potter”); ExecutiveProducers Kyle Killen (“The Beaver”) and Howard Gordon (“24”). Jason, Kyle and Howard will also be available to sign autographs at the FOX booth from 5 – 6:15 p.m. (# 4314).
SATURDAY, JULY 23
10 -10:45 a.m.
Room: San Diego Convention Center, Ballroom 20
Participants: Warner Bros. Television panel featuring stars Zachary Levi, Yvonne Strahovski, Joshua Gomez, Ryan McPartlin, Mark Christopher Lawrence, Vik Sahay and Scott Krinsky with Sarah Lancaster and Adam Baldwin; Executive Producer Chris Fedak.
1 -2 p.m.
Room: Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter, Indigo Ballroom
Participants: Sony Pictures Television panel session featuring stars Joel McHale, Chevy Chase, Gillian Jacobs, Yvette Nicole Brown, Danny Pudi, Donald Glover, Ken Jeong and Jim Rash; Executive Producers Russ Krasnoff, Dan Harmon, Neil Goldman, Anthony Russo and Joe Russo.
4:15 – 5:15 p.m. Pilot screening, followed by Q&A
Room: San Diego Convention Center, 6A
Participants: Universal Media Studios panel session featuring stars David Giuntoli (“Turn the Beat Around”), Russell Hornsby (“Lincoln Heights”), Bitsie Tulloch (“Quarterlife”), Silas Weir Mitchell (“Prison Break”), Reggie Lee (“Persons Unknown”) and Sasha Roiz (“Caprica”); Writers / Producers: Jim Kouf (Writer/Producer, “Angel) and David Greenwalt (Writer/Producer, “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”).
As always, NBC.com will go behind-the-scenes at Comic-Con offering video and photos from the convention floor, panels (24-hours after), and coverage of NBC’s “Playboy,” “Grimm” and the comedy showcase activities at Tin Fish. For Comic-Con schedules, online exclusive content, and interactive features, visit: http://www.nbc.com/Comic-Con/.
NBC.com continues to offer full episodes and interactive experiences for all of its popular series at www.nbc.com.
Please follow us on http://www.facebook.com/nbc and at http://twitter.com/nbc.
Comments Off on NBC “Fan It” Program Offers Tickets to NBC Digital Cocktail Party at SDCC 2011
NBC.COM ROLLS OUT NEW “SUMMER VIDEOPALOOZA” FOR FANS TO CATCH UP WITH THEIR FAVORITE NBC SHOWS FROM LAST SEASON AND TO SCORE POINTS FOR REWARDS IN POPULAR “FAN IT” PROGRAM
Shows Include “30 Rock,” “Community,” “Parenthood,” “Parks and Recreation,” “Harry’s Law,” “Outsourced,” “The Cape,” “The Event,” “Saturday Night Live,” “Chuck,” “The Office,” as well as New Episodes “Perfect Couples,”
“Fan It” Rewards Include Tim Riggins’ (Taylor Kitsch) Truck and Jason Street’s (Scott Porter) Letterman Jacket from “Friday Night Lights” and Tickets to the NBC Digital Cocktail Party at Comic-Con
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. – July 1, 2011 – As summer officially begins, NBC.com announces the launch of its “Summer Videopalooza” just in time for fans to catch up with their favorite NBC shows from last season.
Watching full episodes will allow them to rack up points for the popular “Fan It” rewards program which can be redeemed for unique items such as props from “Friday Night Lights” including Tim Riggins’ (Taylor Kitch) truck and Jason Street’s (Scott Porter) Letterman Jacket, a chance to mingle with the stars with tickets to the NBC Digital Cocktail Party at Comic-Con, a signed script from the cast of “Community,” signed season 3 DVDs from the cast of “Chuck,” a “Parks and Recreation” featuring “Ron’s Pyramid of Greatness” T-shirt (signed by series star Nick Offerman) and tickets to a taping of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent.”
The NBC shows include “30 Rock,” “Community,” “Parks and Recreation,” “Saturday Night Live,” “Chuck,” “The Office,” “Harry’s Law,” “Outsourced” and “Law & Order: Los Angeles,” will roll out five episodes at a time starting with the first episode from last season. A new episode will be added each week. Full seasons of “Perfect Couples,” “Parenthood,” “The Event” and “The Cape” are available anytime.
In addition, the “Perfect Couples” roll out will feature two never-seen-before episodes. These full episodes will join those series currently broadcast this summer, including “America’s Got Talent,” “The Voice” and “Love in the Wild.”
NBC.com also provides an opportunity for fans to re-visit such all-time classic series as “The A-Team,” the original “Battlestar Galactica,” “The Alfred Hitchcock Hour,” “Emergency,” “Miami Vice,” “Quantum Leap,” the original “Knight Rider,” “Charles in Charge,” “Simon & Simon,” “Magnum, P.I.” and recent favorites “Lipstick Jungle,” “Life,” “Knight Rider,” and “Kings.”
NBC.com’s fan-driven summer incorporates its popular Fan It program, a customer-affinity effort in which fans can earn points as they watch their favorite shows on NBC.com. The points can be redeemed for entry into the Summer Videopalooza sweepstakes with a chance to win one of several show-themed merchandise prize packs.
Fan It players earn points by interacting with the various content offerings on NBC.com (such as by watching a video or playing a game), by joining NBC.com fan pages or discussing NBC’s shows on Facebook and Twitter and by getting their friends and followers to sign up or click on NBC-related links.
As users earn points, they will be able to redeem them for a variety of rewards including: NBC show-themed virtual goods and badges, free NBC merchandise, discounts at the NBC store, exclusive access to early previews of new and returning shows and entry into a sweepstakes to win huge show-related items.
Fans are able to sign up to Fan It using MyNBC and their existing Facebook, Twitter and MySpace profiles. Please follow us on http://www.facebook.com/nbc and at http://twitter.com/nbc.
NBC.com continues to offer full episodes and interactive experiences for all of its popular series at www.nbc.com.
Comments Off on Universal to Premiere NBC GRIMM Series at SDCC 2011
UNIVERSAL MEDIA STUDIOS TO PREMIERE NBC’S NEW SUPERNATURAL SERIES “GRIMM” AT COMIC CON INTERNATIONAL ON JULY 23
Imaginative Series Hails from the Creative Minds Behind Acclaimed Series’ ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ and ‘Angel’ and Marks New Producing Project for Emmy Award Winner Sean Hayes
Universal City, Ca (June 27, 2011) Universal Media Studios will premiere the innovative supernatural television series GRIMM at this year’s Comic Con International, offering attendees an opportunity to exclusively screen the pilot episode and participate in a Q&A with the cast and creators of the upcoming fantasy series on Saturday, July 23.
GRIMM, debuting on NBC this fall, is a provocative police procedural with supernatural mythology, inspired by the classic Grimm Brother’s Fairy Tales. With an original “crime-fighting meets story-telling” premise, the series promises a new world of police work where the cases have a storybook connection, but not always happily ever after.
The inventive drama hails from writers/executive producers Jim Kouf (“Angel) and David Greenwalt (“Buffy the Vampire Slayer”) and the producing team of Emmy Award winner Sean Hayes and Todd Milliner (‘Hot in Cleveland’) as executive producers.
Kouf and Greenwalt will join the full cast at the Comic Con premiere screening and panel including: David Giuntoli (“Turn The Beat Around”), Russell Hornsby (“Lincoln Heights”), Bitsie Tulloch (“Quarterlife”), Silas Weir Mitchell (“Prison Break”), Reggie Lee (“Persons Unknown”) and Sasha Roiz (“Caprica”). More details to be announced at a later date.
Grimm” is a production of Universal Media Studios and Hazy Mills Productions.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kh3rFsv_WSE