Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Adult Swim Invades 2013 San Diego Comic Con International

This year at San Diego Comic-Con, Adult Swim will be bringing even more entertainment, celebrities and one-of-a-kind fan experiences to Southern California. Adult Swim programming panels run from Thursday to Saturday, featuring creators, producers and actors from fan favorites The Venture Bros., Childrens Hospital, NTSF:SD:SUV::, Robot Chicken, Aqua TV Show Show, Squidbillies, The Eric Andre Show, The Heart, She Holler, China, IL, and sneak peeks at several new and upcoming series like Rick and Morty, Hot Package and Mr. Pickles.  Adult Swim stars on hand will include Seth Green, Patton Oswalt, Amy Sedaris, Paul Scheer, Jackson Publick, Doc Hammer, Eric Andre, Hannibal Buress, and more.  Fans can also stop by the Adult Swim booth #3721 to enjoy free mini massages and a place to escape from the hectic pace of the convention floor. 

Also not to be missed is the all-new Adult Swim Funhouse, a new and free experience for fans to dive head-first, sometimes literally, into the world of Adult Swim. The magic castle will be erected across from the convention center, in the Petco Park parking lot just over the footbridge.  Free for fans, tickets will be distributed at the Funhouse each day starting at 4:00 p.m. and will be open Thursday, July 18 – Saturday, July 20 from 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. each night.

The fun continues when Adult Swim and iHEARTCOMIX present The Eric Andre Show Live! Co-Hosted by Hannibal Buress + Hot Package Live! show at the House of Blues San Diego on Saturday, July 20 at 9:00 p.m. Tickets for the show can be purchased now online.

Below is a schedule of series panels, fan events and signings at 2013 Comic-Con International in San Diego, Calif., Thursday, July 18 - Saturday, July 20, 2013.  All times, dates and locations subject to change. 

Thursday, July 18
Convention Center Room 25ABC

The Heart, She Holler
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

The creators and stars of Adult Swim’s epic TV event, The Heart, She Holler, will explain it all at this panel.  Executive producers John Lee (Xavier: Renegade Angel, Wonder Showzen), and Alyson Levy (Xavier: Renegade Angel, Wonder Showzen) will be joined by cast members Patton Oswalt (United States of Tara, Ratatouille), Amy Sedaris (Strangers with Candy) and Heather Lawless (The Campaign). The panel will be moderated by Kristen Schaal (Bob’s Burgers, 30 Rock).

Friday, July 19
Hilton Bayfront – Indigo Ballroom

The Venture Bros.
12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Show creators Jackson Publick and Doc Hammer will discuss the original series, now in its fifth season, and answer fan questions.  They will be joined by the voice of Brock Samson, Patrick Warburton (Seinfeld, The Tick).

Childrens Hospital
1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Come watch a sneak peek of Childrens Hospital season 5 and hear from the show’s executive producers Jonathan Stern (Burning Love, Newsreaders) and David Wain (The State, Wanderlust). They will be joined by members of the show’s ensemble cast of comedic heavyweights, including Lake Bell (How to Make It in America), Erinn Hayes (Parenthood), Ken Marino (Party Down, The State) and Rob Huebel (Human Giant, The Descendants).

NTSF:SD:SUV:: (National Terrorist Strike Force: San Diego: Sport Utility Vehicle::)
1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Come watch a sneak peek of NTSF:SD:SUV:: season 3 and hear from the show’s creative team led by creator and star Paul Scheer (The League), executive producer Jonathan Stern (Childrens Hospital, Newsreaders) and consulting producer Curtis Gwinn (Fat Guy Stuck in Internet).  They will be joined by members of their ensemble cast including Karen Gillan (Dr. Who), Brandon Johnson (Funny or Die), June Diane Raphael (Burning Love, Ass Backwards) and Martin Starr (Party Down, Freaks and Geeks).

The Eric Andre Show and Hot Package
2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Adult Swim’s late night hosts will share the stage for a season preview and fan questions.  Eric Andre (Don’t Trust the B—in Apartment 23), host of the returning late night talk show The Eric Andre Show, and his sidekick Hannibal Buress (30 Rock, SNL) will be joined by Derrick Beckles (TV Carnage), host of the new live-action fictional Canadian entertainment news program Hot Package.

Robot Chicken
3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Co-creators/executive producers Seth Green and Matthew Senreich are joined by head writers/co-executive producers Douglas Goldstein and Tom Root, actor/writer Breckin Meyer, writer/director Zeb Wells, and DC Entertainment Chief Creative Officer Geoff Johns, to discuss the Emmy-winning series. Come watch a sneak peek and get your questions answered about the upcoming new season and the next Robot Chicken DC Comics Special. Keith Crofford, vice president of production for Adult Swim, will moderate the panel.

China, IL
Convention Center – Room 25ABC
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Creator and executive producer Brad Neely and executive producer Daniel Weidenfeld discuss the second season of the animated series China, IL, which will air this fall.  They will be joined by cast members Hannibal Buress (30 Rock, SNL) and Jeffrey Tambor (Arrested Development). The panel will be moderated by Jonah Ray (The Meltdown, The Nerdist).

Saturday, July 20
Convention Center Room 25ABC

Rick and Morty
5:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.

Premiering this winter, Rick and Morty is a show about a sociopathic scientist who drags his unintelligent grandson on insanely dangerous adventures across the universe. Executive producers Dan Harmon (Community, Channel 101) and Justin Roiland (Channel 101) will preview the new animated series, and will be joined by writer Ryan Ridley and cast members Spencer Grammer (Greek) and voice actress Kari Wahlgren. The panel will be moderated by Rob Schrab (The Mindy Project, SCUD).

[adult swim] Presents
5:45 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Dave Willis (Squidbillies, Aqua TV Show Show) and Ned Hastings (Squidbillies, Aqua TV Show Show) will discuss the return of long-running animated series Aqua TV Show Show and Squidbillies. Christy Karacas (Robotomy) will preview season 4 of Superjail! and JJ Villard (Monsters Vs. Aliens) and Tommy Blacha (Metalocalypse) will discuss the upcoming new series King Star King.  Also fans will get an exclusive look at new Adult Swim series Mr. Pickles from creators Will Carsola and Dave Stewart (Funny Or Die Presents Nick Swardson's Pretend Time).

Drawings for [adult swim] Autograph Area Line Tickets will be held at 9:00 a.m. on the day of each signing in the Autograph Area.  Attendees may start to line up for the Limited Ticket Drawing when the doors open each morning.
Thursday, July 18
  • 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.                         Robot Chicken
  • 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.                         The Venture Bros.
Autograph Alley #AA01
Friday, July 19
  • 2:15p.m. – 3:00 p.m.                          Childrens Hospital
WB Booth #4545

Saturday, July 20

  • 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.                       NTSF:SD:SUV::
                                                                                Autograph Alley #AA01

  • 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.                         Aqua TV Show Show/ Squidbillies
Autograph Alley #AA01
  • 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.                         Superjail!/China, IL
Autograph Alley #AA01

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