10 Can’t-Miss TV Panels At This Year’s San Diego Comic-Con

Adam Salandra
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Do you feel that excitement in the air? That’s the energy of superfans across the U.S. gearing up for another amazing week of panels and activations at San Diego Comic-Con 2018.

This year’s convention, taking place July 19 through July 22, is filled with more TV content than ever before. But with so many events to keep track of, how do you know which are the must-catch moments? FANDOM has rounded up the 10 most exciting TV panels to give you the perfect list of Comic-Con content.


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The cast of 'Charmed'

Thursday, July 19 (11:15 AM-12:15 PM, Ballroom 20)
The CW is rebooting Charmed later this fall and convention attendees will be given a sneak peek at the magical series’ pilot episode. The reboot follows a new trio of sisters who discover they’re powerful witches after the death of their mother. The show’s stars, Melonie Diaz, Sarah Jeffery, Madeleine Mantock, and Rupert Evans, will all be in attendance for both the screening and the panel discussion that follows.


George R.R. Martin
George R.R. Martin

Thursday, July 19 (3-3:50 PM, Indigo Ballroom)

Are you a Game of Thrones fan? Then you’ll want to check out the panel for Nightflyers, an upcoming SyFy series from GoT author George R.R. Martin. The new psychological thriller takes place in 2093 and follows a group of scientists flying through space as they explore the universe. Panelists will include Jeff Buhler, Gretchen Mol, Eoin Macken, David Ajala, Gene Klein, Jodie Turner-Smith, and David Bartis.

The Walking Dead

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Andrew Lincoln in 'The Walking Dead'

Friday, July 20 (12:15-1:15 PM, Hall H)

If you’re sad about Andrew Lincoln leaving The Walking Dead after the upcoming ninth season of the zombie series, then you’ll want to see him talk all about it at the show’s Comic-Con panel. Moderated by Yvette Nicole Brown, the panel will also feature cast members Norman Reedus, Danai Gurira, Lauren Cohan, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, and Melissa McBride, as well as director and special effects makeup supervisor Greg Nicotero.

Star Trek: Discovery

Star Trek: Discovery
Sarek meets with the crew of the USS Discovery

Friday, July 20 (1:30-2:30 PM, Hall H)

Boldly go where no fan has gone before at Comic-Con’s Star Trek: Discovery panel, which will also be celebrating 50 years of the space franchise. Panelists, including stars Doug Jones, Shazad Latif, Sonequa Martin-Green, Mary Wiseman, Anthony Rapp, Wilson Cruz, Mary Chieffo, and Anson Mount, will take a look back at five decades of Star Trek history, and also provide a little preview into the space spinoff’s upcoming second season.

The Gifted

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Jamie Chung as Blink in 'The Gifted'

Saturday, July 21 (2:30-3:15 PM, Ballroom 20)

When The Gifted returns to FOX for Season 2 this September, the Mutant Underground will reconnect with their friends and family who left with Hellfire Club after the explosion of the Atlanta Station. Executive producers Matt Nix and Jeph Loeb will be on hand at Comic-Con to share an exclusive look at the upcoming season, alongside series stars Stephen Moyer, Jamie Chung, Sean Teale, Emma Dumont, Natalie Alyn Lind, Blair Redford, and Skyler Samuels.


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Melissa Benoist in 'Supergirl'

Saturday, July 21 (3:30-4:15 PM, Ballroom 20)

Supergirl fans will get a sneak peek at the upcoming fourth season with an exclusive video presentation at the show’s Comic-Con panel on Saturday. Cast members Melissa Benoist, Chyler Leigh, Katie McGrath, Jesse Rath, Mehcad Brooks, and David Harewood will all be in attendance to tease snippets from Season 4 and help you work through all your emotions after the CW show’s recent Season 3 finale.


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Stephen Amell as Green Arrow in 'Arrow'

Saturday, July 21 (4:15-5 PM, Ballroom 20)

Arrow shocked fans in the Season 6 finale when Oliver Queen publicly unmasked himself as the Green Arrow, and its stars will be available to talk you through it all at the show’s Saturday afternoon panel. Cast members Stephen Amell, Emily Bett Rickards, Katie Cassidy, David Ramsey, Echo Kellum, Juliana Harkavy, Rick Gonzalez, and Colton Haynes will all be on hand to discuss how the revelation of the superhero’s secret will affect his journey in Season 7.


Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles in 'Supernatural'

Sunday, July 22 (10:30-11:30 a.m., Hall H)

After 13 years together, Supernatural fans have been through a lot with the show’s stars, Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki, and there’s a lot to discuss. The actors will be joined by costars Misha Collins and Alexander Calvert for a Q&A panel segment to talk about Season 13’s finale and to preview what’s ahead for the monster hunters. There will also be a video reel that celebrates some of the best moments of the series, as it prepares for its upcoming 300th episode.


The cast of 'Riverdale'

Sunday, July 22 (11:45-12:45 PM, Hall H)

There are a lot of characters to love (or love to hate) in the town of Riverdale, and luckily for fans, they’ll nearly all be appearing at the CW drama’s Comic-Con panel on Sunday. Cast members KJ Apa, Camila Mendes, Cole Sprouse, Lili Reinhart, Marisol Nichols, Madelaine Petsch, Ashleigh Murray, Mark Consuelos, Casey Cott, Skeet Ulrich, Mädchen Amick, Luke Perry, and Vanessa Morgan will all be in attendance to discuss what dark secrets and surprises await us in Season 3.


Dan Stevens in 'Legion'

Sunday, July 22 (2:15-3:15 p.m., Hall H)

Originating from Marvel Comics, FX’s Legion tells the story of David Haller, a troubled young man who is discovering he is not your average human. Executive producers John Cameron and Marvel’s Jeph Loeb will be on hand to discuss the recent Season 2 finale of the series, which stars Dan Stevens, Rachel Keller, and Aubrey Plaza. No word yet on which cast members will make an appearance on the panel, but the discussion will center around what to expect in Season 3.

Adam Salandra
Adam Salandra is an Entertainment Editor for FANDOM. When he's not covering the latest in pop culture, you can find him playing with his French Bulldog pup or hovering over the table of food at any social gathering.
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