TEEN WOLF Returns to Comic-Con for the Fourth Year as Part of MTV GEEKEND!

Teen Wolf - Petco Park - Comic-Con 2013 - SDCC - HeaderMTV Geekend Also Includes First-Ever MTV2 Party in the Park in San Diego on Thursday, July 18 and One-Hour Guy Code Honors Special Airing on MTV and MTV2 Sunday, July 21

MTV News’ Josh Horowitz and MTV Geek’s Steven Smith to Live Stream Exclusive News and Interviews with Fan Favorite Celebrities All Weekend

MTV will be geeking out from Comic-Con International in San Diego all weekend long, beginning on Thursday, July 18 with the highly-anticipated return of a Teen Wolf panel featuring all five series regulars and new cast members who play the twin Alpha werewolves, Max and Charlie Carver. Additionally, the network, along with MTV2MTV News and MTV Geek will be on the ground at Petco Park, home of the San Diego Padres, for the first-ever MTV2 Party in the Park. Open to all Comic-Con badge holders, the July 18 event celebrating the die-hard fans in attendance at Comic-Con will feature live music performances, free food and drinks and the taping of Guy Code Honors, a one-hour special starring the casts of Teen Wolf and MTV2’s Guy Code that premieres Sunday, July 21 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on MTV and MTV2.

The complete schedule for MTV Geekend on-air programming will include the following:

  • Guy Code - LogoGuy Code Honors (Airs Sunday, July 21, 8:00 p.m. ET/PT): The cast of MTV2’s hit show Guy Code geeks out for one special night, saluting the best movies and TV shows that wowed the inner sci-fi, thriller and fantasy fans in all of us this past year, while looking ahead to the titles destined for greatness in the year to come. Filmed from San Diego during the MTV2 Party in the Park, the hour-long special will feature performances, celebrity appearances and advance looks at major upcoming films, all while Guy Code cast favorites Jon Gabrus, Jordan Carlos, Damien Lemon and Chris Distafano break down which movies, shows, actors, heroes and heroines rocked the hardest.
  • MTV’s Comic-Con Live! (Thursday July 18 through Sunday, July 21): MTV News’ Josh and MTV Geek’s Steven will anchor MTV’s live streaming coverage of Comic-Con all weekend long, delivering hourly exclusive reveals of fans’ favorite shows and most-anticipated movies. MTV’s Comic-Con Live will feature interviews with the biggest names in movies, TV, comics and video games, while including comprehensive reports from the panels, the floor, the press rooms and the streets. The coverage starts on Thursday July 18 and leads into Guy Code Honors on Sunday night. Be sure to keep it locked to Comic-Con.MTV.com for the schedule and updates.

The complete schedule for on-the-ground events during MTV Geekend at Comic-Con will include the following:

  • Teen Wolf - Cast Photo - MTVTeen Wolf Comic-Con Panel (Thursday, July 18): Teen Wolf cast members Tyler Posey, Dylan O’Brien, Tyler Hoechlin, Crystal Reed, Holland Roden, Daniel Sharman, Max Carver, Charlie Carver and Executive Producer Jeff Davis are taking Comic-Con by storm again, and giving fans an exclusive first-look at an all-new trailer, along with the latest scoop from season three during the Q&A session. Jarett Wieselman, Editorial Director of ET Online, will moderate the panel.  The panel location and exact time will be announced at a later date. Teen Wolf airs Monday nights at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on MTV.
  • Petco Park - Grass - LogoMTV2 Party in the Park (Thursday, July 18, 7:00 p.m. PT): The first-ever MTV2 Party in the Park will celebrate the fans at Comic-Con, paying tribute to them and honoring them with access to the hottest live musical performances, along with free food and drinks.  It all takes place Thursday, July 18 at Petco Park from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. PT. Performers will be announced at a later date. To request press passes to the MTV2 Party in the Park, please e-mail jake.urbanski@mtvstaff.com.
  • MTV Presents: Creator Pitch LIVE! (Friday, July 19): Join MTV Comics Executive Editor Tom Akel for the 2nd annual MTV Presents: Creator Pitch LIVE!, a live pitch competition between three of the top creators in the business. Last year’s winner David Petersen (Mouse Guard) will be back to defend his crown against two new challengers. Creators are presented with a topic just a few weeks out from the convention and then develop original pitches that the fans vote on to determine the winner!
  • The Gloom - Tony Lee - Dan Boultwood - Manor Club Production - Carson Kane - MTV Comics - Arcana StudiosMTV Comics Premieres Graphic Novel The Gloom: The first graphic novel from MTV Comics premieres at Comic-Con! From acclaimed writer Tony Lee (Doctor Who, Starship Troopers), and artist Dan Boultwood via Arcana Studios, comes the adventures of The Gloom! In 1940s Manhattan the vigilante The Gloom is America’s last line of defense against the Nazis, classic pulp heroism, and common sense!  Tony Lee will be signing copies of The Gloom at Arcana’s booth #2415.

MTV will host a Teen Wolf press room at Comic-Con on Friday, July 19.  For inclusion consideration, please contact Rayna Schwartz, Katie Magnotta and Lameka Lucas; contact details are below and exact details will be announced shortly.  For more information, visit MTVPress.com

Teen Wolf was developed by Jeff Davis (creator, Criminal Minds) who also serves as executive producer.  Additional executive producers include Russell Mulcahy (Highlander, Resident Evil: Extinction), Marty Adelstein (Prison Break), René Echevarria (Medium, Castle), Tony DiSanto and Liz Gateley.  The pilot was written by Jeff Davis and Jeph Loeb & Matthew Weisman and directed by Russell Mulcahy.  The Teen Wolf series is based on a Screenplay by Jeph Loeb & Matthew Weisman.  Justin Levy is the MTV executives in charge of production.  The series is a co-production with, and distributed by, MGM, in association with Lost Marbles Productions, Inc., First Cause, Inc. and DiGa.

About MTV
MTV is the world’s premier youth entertainment brand. With a global reach of more than a half-billion households, MTV is the cultural home of the millennial generation, music fans and artists, and a pioneer in creating innovative programming for young people. MTV reflects and creates pop culture with its Emmy®, Grammy® and Peabody® award-winning content built around compelling storytelling, music discovery and activism across TV, online and mobile. MTV’s sibling networks MTV2 and mtvU each deliver unparalleled customized content for young males, music fans and college students, and its online hub MTV.com is a leading destination for music, news and pop culture. MTV is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), one of the world’s leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. For more information, go to http://www.mtvpress.com.

About MTV2
Available in approximately 80 million homes MTV2 is man’s best friend. Since its launch in 1996, the network has reflected the subversive interests and behaviors of young men with a compelling and diverse programming line-up inspired by ordinary guys who do extraordinary things.  MTV2 is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), one of the world’s leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.  For more information, go to www.mtvpress.com or follow us on Twitter @MTVPress.

via MTV Press Release

Spike TV To Present Fans A Front Row Seat To “Comic-Con All Access Live”

Network’s “All Access” Franchise to Feature Top Names in Pop Culture, Comics and Entertainment Including Mark Hamill, Kevin Smith, Zachary Levi’s Nerd Machine, Stan Lee, the Cast of “Doctor Who” and others

The Live Multi-Platform Event Airs on Spike TV on July 13 at 4:00pm ET/1:00pm PT

Spike TV announced today that the network’s live “All Access” multi-platform franchise, which covers the biggest events in gaming, pop culture and technology, will return with “Comic-Con All Access Live.”  The live event which airs on Spike TV, in HD, on Friday, July 13, from 4:00 – 7:00pm ET/1:00 – 4:00pm PT, will be the command center for all of the top entertainment headlines during the event, and the Comic-Con viewing party destination for fans at home.  “Comic-Con All Access Live” will cover the top panels and announcements from the event, host the hottest stars of the genre, including Mark Hamill, Kevin Smith, Zachary Levi and much more.

“We are excited to bring our ‘All Access’ multi-platform franchise to Comic-Con 2012,” said Jon Slusser, Senior Vice President, Sports and Multi-Platform Programming, Spike TV.  “Comic-Con is a celebration commemorating everything that fans love about comics, movies, TV shows and games, and ‘Comic-Con All Access Live’ will provide fans with an interactive and up-close experience that only Spike TV can deliver.”

Kevin Smith will join the “All Access” team to serve as moderator of “Comic-Con Bonus Round,” a live series of roundtable discussions surrounding comic books, pop culture and entertainment.  In addition, Nerd Machine’s Zac Levi, David Coleman and Alison Haislip, will return to the “All Access” franchise to give fans an exclusive sneak peek into their popular Nerd HQ event.

Comic-Con All Access Live” will also feature an interview with Stan Lee and the creators of Amazing Spiderman, in honor of the superhero’s 50th anniversary, an exclusive reveal of the landmark #700 issue of “Amazing Spiderman,” interviews with Mark Hamill, Kit Harington from Game of Thrones, and visits from the cast of Doctor Who, and MMA fighter Nate Quarry who stops by to talk about his “Zombie Cage Fighter” comic book.  Dhani Jones (former NFL player and host of Spike TV’s “Playbook360”) will also be on hand to give a behind-the-scenes look into the “Walking Dead Escape” experience at Petco Park, and viewers can also watch “All Access” host, Katie Linendoll run a quarter-mile segment in the inaugural “Course of the Force” lightsaber relay, dressed in an R2D2 costume, to benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation.  “Course of the Force” is a Star Wars tribute event beginning in Santa Monica and ending in San Diego.  The relay race takes place from July 7-11.

Also, in celebration of the revolutionary work in the comics, movies and sci-fi industry in the past year, Spike TV will present the “Spike’s All Access Live Comic-Con Game Changer of the Year” award to the most innovative name in the genre for 2012 and is asking fans to help choose the winner.  From visionary directors, inspired actors and comic book architects, viewers can elect Jim Lee, Joss Whedon, Christopher Nolan, Kevin Smith, Mark Ruffalo, Robert Kirkman or David Benioff and D.B. Weiss.  Fans can vote by visiting www.spike.com/events/all-access-comic-con/game-changer-of-the-year.

Comic-Con All Access Live” will be supported on Spike TV through “All Access Weekly” and “Playbook 360;” online on Spike.com,  GameTrailers.com and MTV Geek; socially through its Facebook and Twitter feed @SpikeTV; and through mobile phones and tablets including iPhone, iPad and Android devices.  The live special will also deliver digital pre and post shows, online simulcasts and interstitial programming throughout the weekend.

The “Comic-Con All Access Live” team includes “All Access Live” veterans Katie Linendoll (“All Access Weekly”), Geoff Keighley (“GTTV”), Justine Ezarik (“GTTV”) and Daniel Kayser (“GTTV”).

Spike TV’s “All Access” hosting team will broadcast from their own Comic-Con studio at Petco Park, overlooking the San Diego Convention Center, and will feature coverage of the most anticipated panels, breaking entertainment news and announcements, exclusive interviews with the biggest names in pop culture and entertainment and much more.  Fans can also interact with the “Comic-Con All Access Live” hosts and guests through Twitter using #SDCConSPIKE.  Show hosts will use Spike TV’s social media outlets to answer viewer questions and provide feedback in real-time throughout the live show.

Gil Colon, Kevin Kay, Geoff Keighley and Jon Slusser serve as Executive Producers for “Spike Presents Comic-Con All Access Live.”  For more information about “Comic-Con All Access Live,” please visit allaccess.spike.com.

Sponsors for “Comic-Con All Access Live” include Dodge as a convergent sponsor, Burger King and GEICO as on-air sponsors and Axe as the show’s digital sponsor.

Considered to be the home of the largest comic book and popular arts event in the world, Comic-Con 2012 will run from July 12-15, 2012 at the San Diego Convention Center.

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Justice League: Doom Premiere in NYC

Premiere Screening and Panel of Justice League: Doom

  • Monday, February 13, 2012 at 6:30 pm ET

In Person

  • Kevin Conroy, “Batman”
  • Phil Morris, “Vandal Savage”
  • Andrea Romano, Casting/Dialogue Director
  • plus additional members of the cast & creative team to be announced

Warner Home Video, MTV Geek, and The Paley Center for Media present the New York premiere of Justice League: Doom, the highly anticipated newest entry in the popular series of DC Universe Animated Original Movies, produced by Warner Premiere, DC Entertainment, and Warner Bros. Animation. The direct-to-video film, inspired by Mark Waid’s much-heralded JLA: Tower of Babel, finds Superman, Wonder Woman, Flash, Green Lantern, Martian Manhunter, Cyborg, and Batman on the defensive when a team of super villains discover and implement the Dark Knight’s “contingency plans” for stopping rogue Justice League members. Primetime TV stars Nathan Fillion (Castle) and Tim Daly (Private Practice), the reigning voices of Green Lantern and Superman, are among the actors reprising their Justice League roles, along with Kevin Conroy (Batman), Michael Rosenbaum (Flash), Susan Eisenberg (Wonder Woman), and Carl Lumbly (Martian Manhunter). Bumper Robinson joins the cast as Cyborg, and Olivia d’Abo, Phil Morris, Alexis Denisof, Carlos Alazraqui, Paul Blackthorne, and Claudia Black are all among the evil-doers. Scheduled for release on February 28, the film is executive produced by Bruce Timm and directed by Lauren Montgomery, and is the final DC Universe film scripted by the late, great Dwayne McDuffie.

Copresented with Warner Home Video and MTV Geek

Paley Center Members: A limited number of free tickets are available for Members only on a first-come, first-served basis. Email membership@paleycenter.org to reserve tickets.

MTV Takes Comic-Con by Storm with Five Panels Featuring Werewolves, Zombies and a Butthead…

MTV roars into Comic-Con bringing four scripted series and an hour of MTV Comics to the convention this year, with a schedule that includes panels, press rooms and an autograph signing with the cast of “Teen Wolf.”

Johnny Knoxville (“Jackass”) will sit down with “Beavis and Butthead” creator Mike Judge for a one-on-one Q&A, and fans will be treated to an exclusive first look at scenes from all new episodes.

Celebrated horror film writer/director Wes Craven (“Scream,” “A Nightmare on Elm Street”) will talk to the cast and series producers of the new horror-comedy “Death Valley.”  Fans will be shown the world premiere this genre-busting series, along with a super tease of what’s to come this season.

“Teen Wolf” returns to Comic-Con with an exclusive look at highlights from future episodes, and a Q&A with the entire cast and producers.

From David Gordon Green, producer of “Pineapple Express” and “Eastbound & Down,” comes the new animated series “Good Vibes,” featuring voice talent including Adam Brody, Jake Busey, Tony Hale, Debi Mazar and Alan Tudyk.  Fans will also be the first to see an episode of the series, along with a clip showcasing upcoming scenes from the season.

The very first comic book based on the hit series “Teen Wolf” will be distributed and signed by the cast at the “Top Cow” booth on Saturday, July 23rd from 4:00-5:00 p.m.

In addition to their panel, MTV’s comics site MTV Geek! (http://geek.mtv.com) will be providing around the clock coverage of the convention from the show floor, the latest announcements from all the panels, and interviews direct from Geek HQ at the Omni Hotel.

PANEL DESCRIPTIONS

“Mike Judge’s Beavis and Butthead”
In 1993, Mike Judge (creator of “Beavis and Butthead”) and MTV knocked their heads together and launched a cartoon series starring a couple of lunkheads and unwittingly started an animated pop culture revolution!  Now, Beavis and Butthead are coming back to MTV in 2011 to unleash upon music videos, Jersey Shore, viral videos and more!  See the first footage from the new episodes and join Mike Judge as he discusses the duo’s return to MTV!   Tickets will be distributed to fans to redeem some cool “Beavis and Butthead” swag.  Moderator:  Johnny Knoxville — Room 6A

“Death Valley”
MTV brings the unique marriage of Horror and Comedy together with new series “Death Valley.” Join the ensemble cast Caity Lotz (“Mad Men”), Tania Raymonde (“Lost”), Bryan Callen (“The Hangover”), Bryce Johnson (“Sleeping Dogs Lie”), Texas Battle (“Final Destination 3”) and Charlie Sanders (“Funny or Die”), along with showrunner/executive producer Eric Weinberg (“Californication,” “Scrubs”), Director Drew Daywalt (“Bedfellows”), executive producer/Director Austin Reading (Spike TV’s Scream Awards, FEARnet), executive producer Julie Kellman Reading  and co- executive producer Spider One in a discussion about the challenges of bringing the comedy and horror genres together, and how the  team involved in the series bring all the elements of what they know best to the series. Fans will get an exclusive first-look at an upcoming episode. Q&A session moderated by horror film marvel Wes Craven to follow!   Tickets will be distributed to redeem for an exclusive “Death Valley” swag item. — Room 5AB
For a look at “Death Valley” CLICK HERE

“Teen Wolf”
Find out what’s in store for TV’s hottest cast and see exclusive footage from the upcoming final episodes of season one at this must-see panel discussion with breakout stars Tyler Posey, Crystal Reed, Dylan O’Brien, Tyler Hoechlin, Holland  Roden and Colton Haynes, along with executive producer Jeff Davis (Creator of “Criminal Minds”) and Director/co-executive producer Russell Mulcahy (Director, “Highlander”, “Resident Evil: Extinction”).  MTV’s “Teen Wolf” is a sexy, suspenseful drama about transformation set against the backdrop of contemporary teen life with a forbidden, romantic love story at its core, making it a fresh and different take on the iconic movie. The hour-long 12-episode series airs regularly on Monday nights at 10/9c.  Moderated by TV Guide Magazine Editor-in-Chief, Debra Birnbaum.  Don’t forget to grab a ticket to redeem for “Teen Wolf” swag item. — Room 24ABC
For a look at next week’s “Teen Wolf” CLICK HERE

“Good Vibes”
Chill out in the California sun with the cast of MTV’s new animated comedy “Good Vibes” at Comic-Con.  Join cast members Adam Brody (“The OC,” “Scream 4”), Jake Busey (“The Good Guys,” “The Mentalist”), Tony Hale (“Chuck,” “Human Target”), Debi Mazar (“Entourage,” “Jonas”) and Alan Tudyk (“Transformers: Dark of the Moon”), along with executive producer and creator David Gordon Green (“Pineapple Express” “Your Highness” “Eastbound & Down”), and executive producers Tom Brady (“The Simpsons” “The Critic” “The Hot Chick”), Brad Ableson (“The Simpsons”) and Mike Clements (“The Life and Times of Tim,” “Are You There Vodka, It’s Me Chelsea”) as they discuss their new animated comedy coming to MTV this Fall, and give fans an exclusive first look at an upcoming episode.  The show also stars Josh Gad (“Book of Mormon”), Danny McBride (“Eastbound & Down”) and Olivia Thirlby (“Bored to Death”).   The Q&A will be lead by moderator Tim Stack of Entertainment Weekly.  Tickets will be distributed to fans for a very cool “Good Vibes” item. — Room 24ABC

MTV Geek!”
Join Executive Editor Tom Akel to hear about new and ongoing titles with MTV creators.  Marc Silvestri will discuss the new MTV/Top Cow collaboration September Mourning; a multiplatform project blending comics and music through video, comic books, and live events.  And the legendary Stan Lee will reveal the story behind MTV Comics’ upcoming digital book The Seekers and let us know when to start sending submissions for both artists and writers to collaborate with Stan on the comic! — Room 7AB

PLEASE NOTE: Series stars and creative teams scheduled to attend are subject to change.

MTV SERIES PANEL AND PRESS ROOM SCHEDULE

THURSDAY, JULY 21

  • “Mike Judge’s Beavis and Butthead” Panel:  5:00–6:00 p.m., Room 6A

o       Press Room:  6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Room 3

FRIDAY, JULY 22

  • “Death Valley” Panel:  7:30 – 8:30 p.m., Room 5AB
  • Press Room:  6:45 – 7:15 p.m., Room 3

SATURDAY, JULY 23

  • “MTV Geek!” Panel:  11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Room  7AB
  • Teen Wolf” Panel: 5:30-6:30 p.m., Room 24ABC
  • Cast signing at “Top Cow” Booth (#2629) from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
  • Press Room:  6:45 – 7:30 p.m.,  Room 21
  • “Good Vibes” Panel: 6:30-7:30 p.m., Room 24ABC
  • Press Room: 5:45 – 6:15 p.m., Room 22
About MTV
MTV is the world’s premier youth entertainment brand.   With a global reach of more than a half-billion households, MTV is the cultural home of the millennial generation, music fans and artists, and a pioneer in creating innovative programming for young people.  MTV reflects and creates pop culture with its Emmy®, Grammy® and Peabody® award-winning content built around compelling storytelling, music discovery and activism across TV, online and mobile.  MTV’s sibling networks MTV2 and mtvU each deliver unparalleled customized content for young males, music fans and college students, and its online hub MTV.com is the leading destination for music, news and pop culture.  MTV is part of MTV Networks, a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), one of the world’s leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.  For more information, go to www.mtvpress.com
via MTV Press Release