Comedy Central descends upon San Diego Comic-Con with a multitude of events, including panels for Workaholics, Ubisoft' South Park video game title, The Stick of Truth, Brickleberry, and Futurama
NEW YORK -- Comedy Central will descend upon San Diego Comic-Con with a multitude of awesome events. The schedule includes panels from Workaholics on Thursday, July 18 from 2:00-3:00 p.m., Ubisoft's South Park: The Stick of Truth video game on Thursday, July 18 from 6:00-7:00 p.m., Brickleberry on Friday, July 19 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. and Futurama on Saturday, July 20 from 12:00-12:45 p.m. On Thursday, July 18 Workaholics will be holding press interviews from 12:00-1:00 p.m. at the Hilton Bayfront in Indigo 202A and an autograph signing from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the Convention Center at the Sails Pavilion at table AA04.
Partying will commence on Friday, July 19 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. with Comedy Central Comedy-Con, a free, first come, first served (21+) event at Float at the Hard Rock Hotel. Comedy Central fans will have the opportunity to chill and interact with Blake, Adam, Ders and Kyle from Workaholics, Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele from Key & Peele, David Herman, Tom Kenny, Natasha Leggero, and Jerry Minor from Brickleberry, comedian Chris Hardwick, among others.
On Saturday, July 20, Comedy Central will be taping an original one-hour stand-up special with Patton Oswalt at Spreckels Theatre located at 121 Broadway in downtown San Diego. Tickets to the 8:00 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. tapings are available at www.spreckelstheatre.net.
In addition, comedic performances are taking place at the Balboa Theatre located at 868 Fourth Avenue including Amy Schumer on Friday, July 19 at 10:00 p.m., Key & Peele, Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele on Saturday, July 20 at 7:00 p.m. and Chris Hardwick on Saturday, July 20 at 9:30 p.m. Tickets are available at www.ticketmaster.com.
Thursday, July 18: Workaholics panel (Indigo Ballroom at the Hilton Bayfront Hotel) 2:00-3:00 p.m. It'stime to GET WEIRD with Comedy Central's hit series Workaholics! Whether it's Blake dressed in a bear coat, Adam singing about Catherine Zeta-Jones while on shroomz, or The Ders celebrating his birthday with a drinking triathlon, the boys always seem to run into trouble wherever they go. Join stars, co-creators, writers, and executive producers Blake Anderson, AdamDevine, Anders Holm, and Kyle Newacheck as they go behind the scenes and give a sneak peek into next season, including a few special surprises that are guaranteed to be 'Tight Butthole... S'Go!
Thursday, July 18: South Park: The Stick of Truth panel (room 6BCF) 6:00-7:00 p.m. The creators of South Park, Trey Parker and Matt Stone will discuss theirupcoming Ubisoft videogame, South Park: The Stick of Truth. Parker and Stone will talk role playing games, their vision for an interactive South Park adventure and creating The Stick of Truth, the epic quest to become... cool.
Friday, July 19: Brickleberry panel (room 25ABC) 6:00-7:00 p.m. Creators and executive producers WacoO'Guin and Roger Black, executive producer Zac Moncrief, along with David Herman (Office Space), Tom Kenny (SpongeBob SquarePants), Jerry Minor (Anchorman) and Natasha Leggero (Community, Burning Love) will be on hand to exclusively premiere an episode from its upcoming second season which debuts on Tuesday, September 3 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT, followed by a Q&A panel discussion.
Saturday, July 20: Futurama panel (Ballroom 20) 12:00-12:45 p.m. We're dooooooooomed! An epic panel for the ages will celebrate Futurama's latest and greatest final season. On hand will be most or all of Futurama's legendary voice cast comprised of Billy West, John DiMaggio, Katey Sagal, Maurice LaMarche, Tress MacNeille, David Herman, Phil LaMarr, and Lauren Tom, performing never-before-heard scenes from the upcoming “Last Episode Ever.” Plus, executive producer David X. Cohen, creator Matt Groening and a cartooning showdown to the death! (Note: actual death not guaranteed.)
Source: Comedy Central
Jennifer Wolfe is Director of News & Content at Animation World Network.