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UPDATED: Comic-Con 2012: Lost Girl, Firefly, Wilfred and Archer Among Announced Panels

It’s almost that time of year again when hordes of TV fans storm San Diego to see their favorite returning shows and the upcoming season’s best new offerings at the San Diego Comic-Con. Here, TVLine is compiling the latest news.

There are many, many more shows plus details yet to be announced, so make sure to bookmark this page and check back for updates!

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 11
6 pm 666 Park Avenue, Arrow, Cult, The Following and Revolution pilot screenings (Ballroom 20)

THURSDAY, JULY 12
12:45 pm MAD (Cartoon Network) | Get a glimpse behind the MADness with MAD television show producers Kevin Shinick and Mark Marek. (Room 6DE)

2:15 pm Psych (USA) | James Roday, Dulé Hill, Corbin Bernsen, Maggie Lawson, Timothy Omundson and Kirsten Nelson join executive producers Steve Franks, Chris Henke and Kelly Kulchak. (Ballroom 20)

2:30 pm Teen Wolf (MTV) | Tyler Posey, Dylan O’Brien, Crystal Reed, Tyler Hoechlin, Holland Roden and Colton Haynes hit the Con. (Room 6A)

3:30 pm Beauty and the Beast (The CW) | Stars Kristin Kreuk and Jay Ryan along with executive producers Jennifer Levin, Sherri Cooper, Brian Peterson and Kelly Souders preview the new series. (Ballroom 20)

4 pm Wilfred (FX) | Elijah Wood, Jason Gann, Fiona Gubelmann and Dorian Brown (Roommates) join executive producers David Zuckerman and Randall Einhorn. (Hilton/Indigo Ballroom)

4:40 pm Elementary (CBS) | Cast members Jonny Lee Miller and Lucy Liu, as well as executive producers Robert Doherty and Carl Beverly, discuss the new take on Sherlock Holmes. (Ballroom 20)

5 pm Archer (FX) | H. Jon Benjamin, Aisha Tyler, Chris Parnell, Judy Greer and Amber Nash join creator Adam Reed. (Hilton/Indigo Ballroom)

6 pm Dexter (Showtime) | Special guest star Yvonne Strahovski (Chuck) joins Michael C. Hall and Jennifer Carpenter, as well as executive producers John Goldwyn, Sara Colleton and Scott Buck. (Ballroom 20)

6 pm Nikita (The CW) | Series stars Maggie Q, Shane West and Lyndsy Fonseca join executive producer Craig Silverstein. (Room 6BCF)

6:30 pm Workaholics (Comedy Central) | Stars, co-creators, writers and executive producers Blake Anderson, Adam Devine, Anders Holm and Kyle Newacheck take fans behind the scenes. (Room 24ABC)

8:30 pm Holliston (FearNet) | Cast members Adam Green, Joe Lynch, Corri English, Laura Ortiz and GWAR front man Oderus Urungus will be on hand, taking part in a panel presentation hosted by a surprise celebrity moderator. (Room 24ABC)

FRIDAY, JULY 13
10 am Community (NBC) | Stars Joel McHale, Alison Brie, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown and Gillian Jacobs are set to once again invade the Con. (Ballroom 20)

11 am The Venture Bros. (Adult Swim) | Creators Jackson Publick and Doc Hammer field fan Qs. (Hilton/Indigo Ballroom)

11:30 am Cult (The CW) | Stars Matt Davis, Jessica Lucas, Alona Tal and Robert Knepper joining executive producer Rockne S. O’Bannon. (Room 6BCF)

12 pm NTSF:SD:SUV (Adult Swim) | Creator and star Paul Scheer and EPs Jonathan Stern and Curtis Gwinn join stars Martin Starr, Rebecca Romijn,June Diane Raphael and Brandon Johnson. (Hilton/Indigo Ballroom)

12:05 pm The Big Bang Theory (CBS) | The Bang gets even bigger —for the first time ever in Hall H — as series stars and executive producers answer burning questions. (Hall H)

12:30 pm Firefly (Science Channel) | Creator Joss Whedon, writer Tim Minear, and stars Joss Whedon, Nathan Fillion, Adam Baldwin, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk, Morena Baccarin, Sean Maher, Summer Glau and Michael Fairman reunite to celebrate the cult hit’s 10th anniversary. (Ballroom 20)

12:45 pm 666 Park Avenue (ABC) | Stars Terry O’Quinn, Vanessa Williams, Rachael Taylor and Dave Annable joining executive producers David Wilcox (Fringe) and Matthew Miller (Chuck). (Room 6BCF)

1 pm Childrens Hospital (Adult Swim) | Star/exec producer Rob Corddry and EP Jonathan Stern join stars Lake Bell, Erinn Hayes, Rob Huebel, Megan Mullally, Henry Winkler and Ken Marino. (Hilton/Indigo Ballroom)

1:25 pm The Walking Dead (AMC) | Stars Andrew Lincoln, Sarah Wayne Callies, Laurie Holden, Norman Reedus, Steven Yeun, Lauren Cohan, Danai Gurira and David Morrisey join showrunner Glen Mazzara, EPs Gale Anne Hurd and Robert Kirkman, and Co-EP and Special Effects Make-up Supervisor Greg Nicotero. (Hall H)

1:45 pm Bones (Fox) | Creator/executive producer Hart Hanson and EP Stephen Nathan join stars David Boreanaz and Emily Deschanel. (Ballroom 20)

2 pm Aqua Something You Know Whatever / Squidbillies (Adult Swim) | Creators Dave Willis and Jim Fortier visit The Con. (Hilton/Indigo Ballroom)

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2:45 pm Game of Thrones (HBO) | Executive producer Carolyn Strauss and cast members Alfie Allen, Emilia Clarke, Lena Headey, Kit Harington, Michelle Fairley and Richard Madden. (Hall H)

3 pm Arrow (The CW) | Cast members Stephen Amell and Katie Cassidy join producers for a special pilot screening and discussion. (Ballroom 20)

3 pm Robot Chicken (Adult Swim) | Co-creators Seth Green and Matthew Senreich and star Breckin Meyer DC Entertainment’s Geoff Johns to preview the comedy’s upcoming special. (Hilton/Indigo Ballroom)

4 pm Black Dynamite (Adult Swim) | Cast and producers answer fan questions. (Indigo Ballroom)

4 pm Bob’s Burgers (Fox) | Cast members H. Jon Benjamin, John Roberts, Dan Mintz, Eugene Mirman and Kristen Schaal join creator/exec producer Loren Bouchard and fellow EP Jim Dauterive. (Room 25ABC)

4:30 pm Falling Skies (TNT) | Stars Noah Wyle, Moon Bloodgood, Will Patton, Drew Roy, Connor Jessup, Colin Cunningham, Sarah Carter and showrunner Remi Aubucho, with moderator Wil Wheaton. (Room 6BCF)

5:45 pm Spartacus (Starz) | Stars Liam McIntyre and Manu Bennett join creator Steven S. DeKnight to take part in the Con one last time. (Room 6BCF)

6 pm Brickleberry (Comedy Central) | Creators/executive producers Waco O’Guin and Roger Black join stars Daniel Tosh (Tosh.0), David Herman (Office Space), Tom Kenny (SpongeBob SquarePants), Jerry Minor (Anchorman) and Kaitlin Olson (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia). (Room 6A)

6:45 pm Breaking Bad (AMC) | Creator Vince Gilligan headlines a panel alongside stars Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Anna Gunn, Dean Norris, Betsy Brandt, RJ Mitte and Jonathan Banks. (Ballroom 20)

6:45 pm Defiance (Syfy) | Grant Bowler, Julie Benz, Tony Curran, Jamie Murray, executive producer Kevin Murphy and Syfy exec Mark Stern discuss the new series. (Room 6DE)

7:15 pm Dark Matters: Twisted But True (Science Channel) | Fringe’s John Noble joins the reality series’ producers. (Room 6A)

8 pm Strike Back (Cinemax) | Stars Sullivan Stapleton, Philip Winchester, Rhona Mitra talk about the counterterrorism action series. (Room 6DE)

SATURDAY, JULY 14
10 am Warehouse 13 (USA) | Stars Eddie McClintock, Joanne Kelly, Saul Rubinek and Allison Scagliotti join executive producer Jack Kenny. (Ballroom 20)

11 am Once Upon a Time (ABC) | Josh Dallas, Emilie de Ravin, Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Morrison, Lana Parrilla, Meghan Ory and series co-creators Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz. (Ballroom 20)

12 pm Futurama (Comedy Central) | The cast and crew of the Emmy-winning animated series discuss the upcoming season. (Ballroom 20)

12:45 pm The Simpsons (Fox) | Creator Matt Groening, exec producer Al Jean and supervising producer Mike Anderson join stars Yeardley “Lisa Simpson” Smith. (Ballroom 20)

1:45 pm Family Guy (Fox) | Voice cast Seth MacFarlane, Alex Bornstein, Mila Kunis and Seth Green, as well as showrunners Mark Hentemann and Steve Callaghan, discuss the long-running animated series. (Ballroom 20)

2 pm Alphas (Syfy) | The series stars discuss the new season. (Hilton/Indigo Ballroom)

2:30 pm American Dad (Fox) | Stars and producers Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Scott Grimes, Rachael MacFarlane, Dee Bradley Baker, Mike Barker and Matt Weitzman preview next season’s most hilarious moments. (Ballroom 20)

3 pm Grimm (NBC) | Exec producers Jim Kouf, David Greenwalt, Norberto Barba, Sean Hayes and Todd Milliner lead a panel with stars David Giuntoli, Russell Hornsby, Silas Weir Mitchell, Bitsie Tulloch, Sasha Roiz Reggie Lee and Bree Turner. (Room 6A)

3 pm Being Human (Syfy) | Stars Sam Witwer, Meaghan Rath and Sam Huntington join executive producer Anna Fricke. (Hilton/Indigo Ballroom)

3:30 pm The Vampire Diaries (The CW) | Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder and other stars join executive producers Kevin Williamson and Julie Plec. (Ballroom 20)

4 pm The Following (Fox) | Series stars Kevin Bacon and James Purefoy join executive producers Kevin Williamson and Marcos Siega. (Room 6BCF)

4 pm Shameless (Showtime) | William H. Macy, Emmy Rossum, Justin Chatwin, Jeremy Allen White, among others, join executive producer John Wells. (Hilton/Indigo Ballroom)

4:30 True Blood (HBO) | Creator Alan Ball and cast members Kristin Bauer van Straten, Nelsan Ellis, Ryan Kwanten, Joe Manganiello, Christopher Meloni, Stephen Moyer, Anna Paquin, Alexander Skarsgard, Sam Trammell, Rutina Wesley and Deborah Ann Woll. (Ballroom 20)

5 pm Glee (Fox) | Stars Lea Michele, Cory Monteith, Darren Criss, Kevin McHale, Jenna Ushkowitz and Naya Rivera will be joined by series co-creator Brad Falchuk. (Indigo Room)

5:15 pm Person of Interest (CBS) | The stars and creators of this hit drama discuss Season 1 and give a sneak preview at what’s to come. (Room 6BCF)

6 pm Revolution (NBC) | Stars Billy Burke, Giancarlo Esposito and Tracy Spiridakos join creator/executive producer Eric Kripke and director/co-executive producer Jon Favreau. (Room 6BCF)

7:15 pm Comic Book Men (AMC) | Creator Kevin Smith hosts is annual solo panel (Hall H)

8:15 pm Lost Girl (Syfy) | Anna Silk, Kris Holden-Ried and Ksenia Solo join executive producers Jay Firestone and Emily Andras. (Room 6BCF)

SUNDAY, JULY 15
10 am Fringe (Fox) | Fringe has its first-ever Sunday panel, and in Hall H for the first time, with Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Lance Reddick, Blair Brown, Jasika Nicole and John Noble and exec producers. (Hall H)

10:30 am Merlin (Syfy) | Colin Morgan and Katie McGrath, as well as other “surprise” panelists, join co-creator and executive producer Johnny Capps. (Room 6BCF)

11:15 am Supernatural (The CW) | Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles are joined by recurring guest stars Misha Collins, Jim Beaver and Mark A. Sheppard, and new executive producer Jeremy Carver and consulting producer Ben Edlund. (Hall H)

12:30 pm Doctor Who (BBC America) | Matt Smith, Karen Gillan and Arthur Darvill join executive producers Steven Moffat and Caroline Skinner. (Hall H)

1 pm DC Nation (Cartoon Network) | Get a sneak peek at what’s in store for this action-comedy programming block. (Room 6BCF)

1:45 pm The Cleveland Show (Fox) | Panelists Seth MacFarlane, Mike Henry, Sanaa Lathan and Kevin Michael Richardson debut the season four premiere, “Menace II Secret Society.” (Panel location TBD)

2:45 pm Sons of Anarchy (FX) | Creator Kurt Sutter joins stars Charlie Hunnam, Katey Sagal, Ron Perlman, Maggie Siff, Kim Coates, Mark Boone Junior, Tommy Flanagan, Theo Rossi, Ryan Hurst and Dayton Callie. (Hall H)

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80 Comments
  1. BP says:

    Seems pretty lame this year.

  2. Britney says:

    I wanna go!!

  3. wonderweiss says:

    And for that picture I thank you :)

  4. Ally says:

    Sounds like so much fun! It would be a nice change from the snow and mosquitoes of Manitoba. I think I should inherit my mother’s penchant for lottery scratch tickets–that’s probably my only chance of getting to California.

  5. Shari says:

    REALLY hope Once Upon a Time does one!!!!

  6. Tausif Khan says:

    What about Grimm?

    • Kerry says:

      They are too. There’s been a contest on their FB saying the prize package includes attending their panel at SDCC.

  7. Mag says:

    I really hope Community goes to Comic Con this year too.

    • John says:

      I hope so too, if only to start assuaging some fan doubts. I have faith that the show can continue to be funny next season, even if it doesn’t climb back into avant-garde brilliance, and a cast/new EP appearance would be a good first step.

  8. Don’t watch any of these shows but it seems like a good line-up. Hoping to hear some of my favourite shows will be there when more studios release details!

  9. trev says:

    Community???

  10. Last Comic Con for FRINGE ='(

  11. Tina says:

    It won’t be the same this year without Chuck:-(

  12. sarah says:

    I would love to be in San Diego!!!

  13. Elle says:

    Why’d you have to change the picture?

  14. Evyn says:

    The Supernatural panel looks really good!, can´t wait to hear what Jeremy Carver has planed for season 8!

  15. Gavin says:

    Jim Beaver at the Supernatural panel bodes well for Bobby in the next season YAY!

    • Evyn says:

      Not really :( Misha was at last years panel an look at what happened… But I do hope we get Bobby back next season!

      • Gavin says:

        I’m suspecting he will be around to guest star. He could be a full time player in Justified next year. I’m hoping he has time to guest. Misha did appear though! What I mean is it would be unusual for someone to appear if they are no longer affiliated with the show.

  16. heu says:

    Wish True Blood and some of my other favs would be there. Big bang is about the only one I am interested in other than a couple new ones.

  17. @28savagedays says:

    Yes! They are on the same days as last year. I can’t wait! I will be camping out for sure for these panels.

  18. missy says:

    Castle???

    • Lisa says:

      Hope there is no Castle panel this year. Can you imagine the embarrassing questions? It would be painful for all involved.

      I do however hope Nathan Fillion is there promoting something. He makes comic-con more fun.

      • Megan.N says:

        The only reason why i want there to be castle panel is because of the promo for season 5! Thats basically it :) And um how bout Stana, Jon and the others they are pretty cool too, not just Nathan!

      • martina says:

        Painful? I think it would be their best panel! There’s going to be A LOT of stuff in this fifth season, not just Caskett, but Castle’s father, Alexis going to college, the whole conspiration to kill Beckett and also Ryan & Esposito’s bromance.

        • Andrea says:

          Everything you said. I really hope there’s a Castle panel this year. Plus, a little Caskett teasing could be comical.

      • James says:

        I would love to see Stana Katic at Comic Con

  19. ANNA says:

    DEXTER PLEASE!

  20. martina says:

    I live in South America, so I really hope they live stream the panels!

  21. Stephanie says:

    TRUE BLOOD PLEASE!!!!

  22. Eric says:

    I was a little bummed I only got Thursday and Sunday passes this year, but I am not now. Supernatural and Fringe both on Sunday!! Hell yes!! I am a happy guy. A little bittersweet since this will be the last Fringe panel, but happy that I am going to get to be there.

  23. Mia says:

    REVOLUTION !!!! YES!!!
    And POI.

  24. Anna Torv + Joshua Jackson + John Noble = Fringe Family :)

  25. va says:

    Any news about MERLIN??

  26. Mickey says:

    No Game of Thrones panel?

  27. ninamags says:

    “Recurring guest-stars….” that, there, is music to my ears.

    Love Mark and Jim.

  28. Mick says:

    This could be good for the CW if the pilots for Arrow and Cult are good. Word of mouth could generate some good buzz.

  29. Megan says:

    Kurt Sutter also confirmed Son of Anarchy would be there as well. Waiting for schedule announcement….

  30. Alan says:

    SDCC 2012 coverage starting to heat-up! Looking forward to more posts.

  31. Castlefan24 says:

    anybody know if Castle will be there?

  32. Betsy says:

    I want a Bones panel again!

    • Alex says:

      Me too…though by the way they ended the season, I bet they’re going to try to avoid any spoiler answers, lol

      • Wendy says:

        One can always hope, though! Which is why I also hope there will be a “Bones” panel (especially since it was cancelled last year to catch up fast with taping due to ED’s pregnancy). Even if I won’t be in San Diego. I can read any scoop here.

  33. Dragonfly says:

    Castle and Fringe that is what I want – anybody knows if it will be streamed on YouTube? I would love to be in San Diego

  34. Bob Jones says:

    I Want a Revolution (on NBC)

  35. Carmen says:

    I so wish I had gotten a badge this year! The entire SoA cast is going!

  36. Larry says:

    I probably will follow some of the news off Comic-con but TBH, now that Glee is off the table for the show -I’m just not as interested as I’ve been the past two years. It’s just lost it’s luster for me.

  37. Wendy says:

    I’m prettyyy sure the GoT panel will be on Thursday :)

  38. Sandy Holl says:

    I want to see theBones’ panel so bad,I wish I had the money to fly there and get tickets,but I don”t unfortunately!!! I wonder ,Will it be televised at all?

  39. anonces says:

    Where the fu@#@#$%$ is CASTLE???

  40. abby says:

    WEEDS! WHERE’S THE SHOWTIME PEEPS?! THIS IS WEEDS LAST SEASON, I NEED ME SOME NANCY, ANDY, SILAS, …ALL OF THEM!

  41. corey says:

    Settle down people, a lot of studios haven’t announced their pannels yet.

  42. Raven says:

    Just because stars aren’t announced doesn’t mean they can’t show up. That’s happened a lot

  43. MysteryObsessed says:

    WTF??????? It looks like Castle is not invited… WTF????? WHat else can the fandom do these days?? The show got ratings, 1000 of tumblrs, owins almost every fan poll and still stupid ABC Studio screws with us? WTF???

  44. nanc99 says:

    It will also be interesting to see what shows USA network sends.

  45. Marsia says:

    The interactive screening of the Buffy Musical “Once More With Feeling” will be Sunday 3:30pm Rm 6bcf whedonopolis.com and fandomcharities.org hosting for the 5th year

  46. Nabil Mazidi says:

    Dear Team TV Line

    Will Once Upon a Time have a panel at Comic Con?

  47. Gabriela says:

    No Castle?
    Well…nothing to do here…

  48. Chyon says:

    I am from Australia and will be traveling all the way to Comic Con just to see the Castle panel I will be absolutely devastated if Castle won’t be there devastated. I was so looking forward to seeing them all it would like a dream come true if there not there then I have not so much wasted a week because I am still lookIng forward to other things and the experience because it will be my first comic con but I will not be as excited as if they would be going.

  49. TJCrinc says:

    im still hoping abc changes their mind about sending castle to comic-con.

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