NEW YORK – July 18, 2016 – Syfy today announced an impressive talent line-up today for the three-night event SYFY PRESENTS LIVE FROM COMIC-CON, hosted by film and television star Will Arnett. Norman Reedus (“The Walking Dead”), Elijah Wood (“Dirk Gently”), the Emmy-nominated cast of MR. ROBOT, Jamie Alexander (“Blindspot”), Emmy-nominated Tony Hale (“Veep”), Will Forte (“Last Man On Earth”) and Zachary Levi (“Heroes Reborn”) will appear in Syfy’s first-ever live broadcast of the biggest party of the summer, broadcasting nightly from Thursday, July 21 through Saturday, July 23 at 8/7c.
It was also announced that digital star Hailey Bright (“Coin-Op TV Line”) and actor and comedian William Haynes (“People Be Like”) are show correspondents, hosting news segments, conducting on-the-street interviews and interacting with the live audience at SYFY PRESENTS LIVE FROM COMIC-CON’s outdoor stage.
Each night, Arnett and team will discuss the Con’s breaking news, provide insider party coverage, and unveil exclusive content and sneak peeks of the most anticipated films and TV series.
Among the stars of film and television who are currently scheduled to conduct interviews as part of the live three-night event:
Thursday, July 21
- Alan Tudyk (“Robot Chicken”)
- Eric Christian Olsen (“NCIS: Los Angeles”)
- Rose McIver (“iZombie”)
- The cast of ‘Mr. Robot” (Rami Malek, Christian Slater, Carly Chaikin, Portia Doubleday, Grace Gummer)
- The cast of “Star Trek Beyond” (Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldana, Idris Elba, John Cho, Sofia Boutella and Director Justin Lin)
- Tony Hale (“Veep”)
- Zachary Levi (“Heroes Reborn”)
Friday, July 22
- Derek Waters (“Drunk History”)
- Jaimie Alexander (“Blindspot”)
- Norman Reedus & Steven Yeun (“The Walking Dead”)
- Will Forte (“Last Man on Earth”)
- Yvette Nicole Brown (“The Odd Couple”)
Saturday, July 23
- Andre Meadows (“Black Nerd Comedy”)
- David Giuntoli (“Grimm”)
- Mercedes Mason (“Fear the Walking Dead”)
- Tara Reid (“Sharknado 4”)
- The cast of “Dirk Gently” (Elijah Wood, Samuel Barnett and creator Max Landis)
- “The Magicians” party recap with the cast of the hit Syfy series
- The cast of “Timeless” (Matt Lanter, Abigail Spencer, Goran Visnjic and Malcom Barrett)
Corin Nelson serves as executive producer/showrunner for SYFY PRESENTS LIVE FROM COMIC-CON. It is produced by Wilshire Studios — the team behind E!’s “Live from The Red Carpet” — which takes viewers onto the most famous red carpets from the Oscars to the Grammys.
Additionally, from Sunday, July 17 through Sunday, July 23, Syfy will kick-off SYFY’S 7 DAYS OF COMIC-CON — a celebration of all things Comic-Con on-air, online and across its social media platforms, by offering fans exclusive content, “digital shorts” and exclusive trailer premieres to fuel their excitement throughout the entire week.
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