The official line-up of San Diego Comic-Con 2012 for Wednesday, July 11 and Thursday, July 12 has been released. During the preview night which will be held before the panels kick off, Warner Bros. Television will screen the pilot episodes of its five new shows, which are "666 Park Avenue", "Arrow", "The Following", "Revolution" and "Cult".
Among the most awaited panels is Showtime's panel for "Dexter" that will take place in Ballroom 20 starting at 6 o'clock in the afternoon. Set to attend the panel are series regulars Michael C. Hall and Jennifer Carpenter, as well as guest star Yvonne Strahovski. The network will also make use of the event to promote another of its hit series, "Homeland", by debuting a trailer for the second season.
The CW, meanwhile, will present its new series "Beauty and the Beast" during a panel at 3:30 P.M. in Ballroom 20 with lead actors Kristin Kreuk and Jay Ryan slated to show up. Later at 6 P.M., the network will hold a panel for "Nikita", which will see Maggie Q, Shane West and Lyndsy Fonseca among the panelists.
Other shows invading the convention on day 1 include "Psych", "Teen Wolf" and "Wilfred".
WEDNESDAY, JULY 11 (PREVIEW NIGHT)
6:00-9:45 Special Sneak Peek Pilot Screenings - Comic-Con and Warner Bros. Television present the exclusive world premiere screenings of the pilot episodes of five highly anticipated TV series: "666 Park Avenue", "Arrow", "The Following", "Revolution" and "Cult". Ballroom 20.
THURSDAY, JULY 12
2:15-3:15 Psych (USA Network) - Stars James Roday, Dule Hill, Maggie Lawson, Tim Omundson, Kirsten Nelson and Corbin Bernsen, along with "Psych" producers Steve Franks, Kelly Kulchak and Chris Henze will answer fan questions, share secrets and stories from the set. A never-before-seen "first look" at the season 7 will also be debuted during the panel. Ballroom 20.
2:30-3:30 Teen Wolf (MTV) - Cast members Tyler Posey, Dylan O'Brien, Crystal Reed, Tyler Hoechlin, Holland Roden and Colton Haynes, along with executive producer Jeff Davis, will present an exclusive first-look at a new episode, followed by a Q&A session. Room 6A.
3:30-4:35 Beauty and the Beast (The CW) - Stars Kristin Kreuk and Jay Ryan, along with executive producers Jennifer Levin and Sherri Cooper, will discuss the new show with Dalton Ross of Entertainment Weekly as a moderator. Ballroom 20.
4:00-5:00 Wilfred (FX) - Elijah Wood joins co-stars Fiona Gubelmann and Dorian Brown as well as executive producers David Zuckerman and Randall Einhorn to discuss this unique live-action comedy. Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront.
5:00-6:00 Archer (FX) - Voice cast members including H. Jon Benjamin, Aisha Tyler, Chris Parnell, Judy Greer and Amber Nash join the panel to discuss their characters' daunting and enigmatic work of espionage, reconnaissance missions, wiretapping, and undercover surveillances. Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront.
6:00-7:00 Nikita (The CW) - Stars Maggie Q, Shane West and Lyndsy Fonseca as well as executive producer Craig Silverstein join the panel, which will also treat fans to an exclusive video presentation. Room 6BCF.
6:00-7:15 Dexter (Showtime) - Featured panelists include series actors Michael C. Hall and Jennifer Carpenter, and special guest star Yvonne Strahovski. Also during the panel, the network will present the world premiere trailer of its sophomore show "Homeland". Ballroom 20.
6:30-7:30 Workaholics (Comedy Central) - Stars, co-creators, writers, and executive producers Blake Anderson, Adam Devine, Anders Holm and Kyle Newacheck take fans behind the scenes and give a sneak peek into upcoming new episodes. Fans will also be able to compete for a chance to have their name written into a future episode. Room 24ABC.