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It’s the final day of Comic Con 2022, and while there aren’t usually too many BIG panels set for the last day in San Diego, there were still a couple notable panels to talk about. And check out just some of the cosplayers on display this year:

Mayans M.C.

The show has been renewed for a 5th season by FX.

And here is a video interview from the folks at Entertainment Weekly with a few of the cast members:

What We Do in the Shadows

You can watch this video interview with some of the cast of and creatives behind What We Do in the SHadows courtesy of the folks at IGN.

Here are more Comic Con Portraits from the folks at TV Insider.

And, thanks to the folks over at Syfy, Gizmodo and Yahoo, the following are pictures of just some of the cosplayers at this year’s fete:

Day One Cosplayers

Day One Cosplayers

Day Two Cosplayers

Day Two Cosplayers

Day Three Cosplayers

Until next year!!

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It’s Day Three of San Diego Comic Con, and that means the big guns are pulled out (metaphorically speaking) with movie trailers, big name stars and tons of reveals made all throughout the convention center and the surrounding area.

The first big trailer to be shown was for the upcoming sequel movie Shazam: Fury of the Gods and it does NOT disappoint. You can see the trailer below:

DC Universe

Here is the Comic Con Sneak Peek at Dwayne Johnson in Black Adam:

Here is an article from the folks at Variety about what else the DC Universe did (and didn’t) share in Hall H today.

Apple TV+

The third and final season of the Jason Momoa series See will premiere on the streaming service on August 26, and here is the trailer for that final chapter:

Evil

Check out this video interview, featuring some of the cast of the Paramount+ (formerly CBS) thriller series Evil courtesy of the folks at Entertainment Weekly.

House of the Dragon

Here is an article from the folks at Variety about the much-anticipated Game of Thrones prequel series House of the Dragon.

You can also see the official trailer for the new series below:

Star Trek Universe

Here is a teaser trailer for season 3 of Star Trek: Picard:

Here is an article from the folks at TV Line about Star Trek: Strange New World.

Anne Rice’s Interview With the Vampire

Again, thanks to the folks at Variety, here is an article [which includes a trailer) about the much-anticipated small screen series adaptation of Anne Rice’s Interview With the Vampire.

The Sandman

From the visionary author Neil Gaiman, Netflix will debut the highly anticipated small screen adaptation of The Sandman with an impressive ensemble cast. You can see the trailer below:

The Orville

Check out this video interview with much of the cast of The Orville courtesy of the folks at Entertainment Weekly.

Resident Alien

Here is a video interview with the hysterical cast of Syf’s Resident Alien via the folks at Entertainment Weely.

Marvel Studios

And, of course, the folks at Marvel Studios had a TON of movies and projects to provide details about.

Here is an article from TV Line about plans for Phase 5 of the MC Universe

In line with that article, it’s official that Daredevil will back this time on Disney+. Check out this article from TV Line for more details about that.

Here is an article from Variety about the next movie in the Ant-Man franchise.

Here is an article from Variety about Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.

Here is an article, also from Variety, about the MCU’s latest reboot of the Fantastic Four set for November 2024.

Here is an article from Variety about two new Avengers movies to end the MCU Phase 6 in 2025.

And, here is the visually stunning trailer for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever:

Kevin Smith

Check out this article about the Comic Con “God” Kevin Smith and what’s on tap from him thanks to the folks at MSN.

Make sure to check out the Comic Con Portraits done by the folks at TV Insider.

Make sure to come back tomorrow for the final report on Day 4 of Comic Con as this year’s fete comes to an end.

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It’s Day Two of San Diego Comic Con, and while there were endless panels and events all over the place around and inside the convention center, the following were some of the bigger shows and/or movies that were highlighted throughout the day today:

The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power

You can check out this article from the folks at TV Line.

And, here is a direct link to the full trailer for the much anticipated small screen adaptation of the legendary movies based on the even more legendary story by J.R.R. Tolkien:

Paper Girls

The brand new Amazon Prime retro series is based on the comic book of the same and set in the early hours after Halloween in 1988, centered around four paper girls who are out on their delivery route where they get caught in the crossfire between warring time-travelers.

You can read this article about the show’s panel courtesy of Yahoo News; and watch the Entertainment Weekly interview with the cast and creatives too.

Here is a trailer for the new drama:

The Walking Dead Franchise

Here is the trailer for the latest installation of The Walking Dead Universe: Tales of the Walking Dead:

As well as an article from the folks at Variety about the new show.

And here is an article, also from Variety, about the final episodes of the flagship series – The Walking Dead.

Then there is the news that the Rick Grimes movies are being scrapped for a limited series that will star Andrew Lincoln and Danai Guirira. You can read more about it here courtesy of the folks at TV Line.

For All Mankind

Not only has the show been given a season four renewal (YES!!), but they made an appearance at Comic Con. You can read an article from Deadline here, and they included a couple pictures of the cast and creatives who were on hand to talk all things alternate space drama.

Green Lantern: Beware My Power

The animated movie, starring Aldis Hodge as the voice of John Stewart, was one of the big, end of the day panels to take the stage. Read this exclusive article from the folks at ComicBookMovies.com

You can also check out this cool cavalcade of photos, courtesy of Entertainment Weekly, showing just some of the celebs and creatives who were on hand at Comic Con yesterday.

Again, this was just a small sample of the panels and events that took place at San Diego Comic Con 2022 today.

Make sure to come back tomorrow for even more, as Saturday is always the BIG day at the annual fete.

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This year’s annual fete actually took place in person in San Deigo, starting off with a big panel in Hall H for the upcoming box office movie Dungeons & Dragons that will star Chris Pine (Star Trek reboot franchise), Rege Jean-Page (from Bridgerton), Justice Smith (from the Jurassic World movies), Michelle Rodriguez (from the Fast & Furious franchise) and the one and only Hugh Grant.

Here is a trailer for Dungeons & Dragons:

Nathan Fillion and Niecy Nash for The Rookie and The Rookie: Feds

Check out this article from the folks at TV Insider about their panel.

The Rookie and The Rookie: Feds Virtual Panel [Photo Credit: Amy Sussman/Getty Images]

Ghosts

You can read this article about the panel courtesy of MSN.

Ghosts Panel [Photo Credit: Amy Sussman/Getty Images]

Teen Wolf: The Reunion Movie

Check out this article from the folks at TV Line about the reunion movie.

Here is a trailer for the much-anticipated movie reunion of the long-running hit thriller series:

National Treasure: Edge of History

Here is an article about the new series from the folks at Variety.

Check out this teaser for the new small screen adaptation series of the popular movie franchise:

Vampire Academy

Check out this article from MSN about the new showl

Here is a trailer for the new small screen adaptation series of the popular book franchise:

This is just a small sample of the panels and events that took place at San Diego Comic Con 2022 today.

Come back tomorrow for more!

REVISED: Sarah Michelle Gellar (Buffy, the Vampire Slayer herself) will star and executive produce the Paramount+ original series Wolf Pack, the sequel of sorts to Teen Wolf. The story behind the new thriller series is based on the book series by Edo Van Belkom, followiong a teenage boy and girl whose lives are forever changed when a California wildfire awakens a terrifying supernatural creature. Gellar will star as arson investigator Kristin Ramsey, a highly regarded expert in her field and no stranger to personal loss, brought in by authorities to catch the teenage arsonist who started a massive wildfire which may have also led to the reawakening of a supernatural predator terrorizing Los Angeles.

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FOX has finally released their proposed fall schedule, along with premiere dates. The schedule to that follows includes the shows that have been picked up and new shows that will debut in the fall, as well as what will air mid-season.

As usual, I will primarily be focusing on the returning and new dramas.

The expected fall line-up for FOX is as follows: (please note this schedule could change):

SUNDAY [Starting September 11]
8 pm Monarch [NEW] (Series Premiere) [After NFL Double-Header]

This series is a Texas-sized, multigenerational musical drama about America’s first family of country music. The Romans are headed by the insanely talented, but tough as nails Queen of Country Music Dottie Cantrell Roman (Susan Sarandon). Along with her beloved husband, Albie (country artist Trace Atkins), Dottie has created a country music dynasty. But even though the Roman name is synonymous with authenticity, the very foundation of their success is a lie. And when their reign as country royalty is put in jeopardy, heir to the crown Nicolette “Nicky” Roman (Anna Friel from Pushing Daisies) will stop at nothing to protect her family’s legacy, while ensuring her own quest for stardom. The cast includes Josh Sasse (Galavant and the Hallmark Channel movie Her Pen Pal).

MONDAY [Starting September 19]
8 PM – 9-1-1
9 PM – The Cleaning Lady

TUESDAY [Starting September 20]
8 pm The Resident
9 pm Monarch (Regular Time Slot Premiere)

WEDNESDAY [Starting September 21]
8 PM – The Masked Singer
9 PM – LEGO Masters

THURSDAY [Starting September 29]
8 PM – Hell’s Kitchen
9 PM – Welcome to Flatch (New Timeslot)
9:30 PM – Call Me Kat (New Timeslot)

FRIDAY
8 PM – Friday Night SmackDown

SUNDAY [Starting September 25]
8 PM – The Simpsons
8:30 PM – The Great North
9 PM – Bob’s Burgers
9:30 PM – Family Guy

The dramas Fantasy Island and 9-1-1: Lone Star will be held back until mid-season along with the new dramas Accused and Alert.

NOTE: Fantasy Island was to air this summer, and then it was bumped to the fall and now it’s been moved to mid-season of 2023.

Accused – The anthology drama opens in a courtroom with a defendant being accused of a crime, then backtracks to reveal how these people got caught up in the extraordinary situations in which they find themselves. Each season will focus on a different crime. The actors who will be seen in the show include Michael Chiklis, Jill Hennessy, Whitney Cummings, Abigail Breslin, Aisha Dee, Oakes Fegley and Robert Wisdom

Alert – This is a character-driven police procedural about the LAMPU — the Los Angeles Police Department’s missing person’s unit. When police officer Nikki Parker’s son goes missing, she joins the LAPD’s Missing Person’s Unit to help other people find their loved ones, even as she searches for her own. Six years later, her world is turned upside-down when her ex-husband, Devon Zoellner, shows up with a proof-of-life photo of their missing boy. Or is it? The cast has yet to be announced.

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Today’s upfront presentation was made by The CW, announcing its expected fall TV schedule, that includes the shows that have been picked up and new shows that will debut in the fall, as well as what will air mid-season.

As usual, I will primarily be focusing on the returning and new dramas.

The expected fall line-up for The CW is as follows: (please note this schedule could change):

MONDAY
8 PM – All American
9 PM – All American: Homecoming

TUESDAY
8 PM – The Winchesters [NEW]
9 PM – Professionals [NEW] [International Acquisition]

The Winchesters is the Supernatural prequel spinoff that will center round Dean and Sam’s parents, John (Drake Rodger from The In Between) and Mary Winchester (Meg Donnelly from American Housewife). This will be the epic, untold love story of how John met Mary and how they put it all on the line to not only save their love, but the entire world.”

Professionals is the international action series that follows Vincent Corbo (Tom Welling from Smallville), a top-tier security operative, who is paid to protect the interests of rich and powerful clients by any means necessary – legal or not. After a next-gen medical satellite explodes on launch, Corbo is hired by the rocket’s designer – billionaire futurist Peter Swann (Brendan Fraser from Doom Patrol) — who suspects sabotage. Complicating Corbo’s new gig is his former paramour and now Swann’s fiancée, medical visionary Dr. Grace Davila (Elena Anaya from Wonder Woman), who is racing to help stave off a global catastrophe.

WEDNESDAY
8 PM – DC’s Stargirl (New Night)
9 PM – Kung Fu

THURSDAY
8 PM – Walker
9 PM – Walker Independence [NEW]

The spin-off origin story, Walker Independence, is set in the late 1800s that follows Abby Walker (Katherine McNamara from Shadowhunters and Arrow), an affluent Bostonian whose husband is murdered before her eyes while on their journey out West. On her quest for revenge, Abby crosses paths with Hoyt Rawlins (Matt Barr), a lovable rogue in search of purpose. Abby and Hoyt’s journey takes them to Independence, Texas, where they encounter diverse, eclectic residents running from their own troubled pasts and chasing their dreams. Our newfound family will struggle with the changing world around them, while becoming agents of change themselves in a town where nothing is what it seems.

FRIDAY
8 PM – Penn & Teller: Fool Us
9 PM – Whose Line Is It Anyway?
9:30 PM – Whose Line Is It Anyway?

SATURDAY
8 PM – Magic with the Stars (New Reality Series)
9 PM – World’s Funniest Animals
9:30 PM – World’s Funniest Animals

SUNDAY
8 PM – Family Law [NEW] [International Acquisition]
9 PM – Coroner (New Night)

Family Law is a Canadian legal drama starring Jewel Staite (Firefly) as lawyer and recovering alcoholic Abigail Bianchi, who is putting her life and career back together while on probation. She’s forced to work at the law firm run by her estranged father Harry (Victor Garber from Alias and Legends of Tomorrow) while getting to know the half-brother (Zach Smadu) and half-sister (Genelle Williams from Bitten) she never knew.

The following dramas will be held until mid-season: The Flash, Nancy Drew, Superman & Lois and the final season of Riverdale as well as the new drama Gotham Knights.

Gotham Knight will focus on what happens in the wake of Bruce Wayne’s murder. His rebellious adopted son forges an unlikely alliance with the children of Batman’s enemies when they are all framed for killing the Caped Crusader. And as the city’s most wanted criminals, this renegade band of misfits must fight to clear their names. But in a Gotham with no Dark Knight to protect it, the city descends into the most dangerous it’s ever been. However, hope comes from the most unexpected of places as this team of mismatched fugitives will become its next generation of saviors known as the Gotham Knights. The cast includes Misha Collins (Supernatural) and Olivia Rose Keegan (High School Musical: The Musical: The Series).

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Today’s upfront presentation was made by CBS, announcing its expected fall TV schedule, that includes the shows that have been picked up and new shows that will debut in the fall, as well as what will air mid-season.

As usual, I will primarily be focusing on the returning and new dramas.

The expected fall line-up for CBS is as follows: (please note this schedule could change):

MONDAY
8 PM – The Neighborhood
8:30 PM – Bob Hearts Abishola
9 PM – NCIS
10 PM – NCIS: Hawai’i

TUESDAY
8 PM – FBI
9 PM – FBI: International
10 PM – FBI: Most Wanted

WEDNESDAY
8 PM – Survivor
9 PM – The Amazing Race
10 PM – The Real Love Boat (New Reality Series)

THURSDAY
8 pm Young Sheldon
8:30 PM – Ghosts (New Time)
9 PM – So Help Me Todd [NEW]
10 PM – CSI: Vegas (New Night)

So Help Me Todd is about a talented but directionless P.I. (Skylar Astin from Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist) who is the black sheep of his family, who begrudgingly agrees to work as the in-house investigator for his overbearing mother (Marcia Gay Harden from Code Black), a successful attorney reeling from the recent dissolution of her marriage.

FRIDAY
8 PM – S.W.A.T. (New Night)
9 PM – Fire Country [NEW]
10 PM – Blue Bloods

Fire Country focuses on young convict Bode Donovan (Max Thieriot from SEAL Team), who, seeking redemption and a shortened prison sentence, joins a firefighting program that returns him to his small Northern California hometown, where he and other inmates work alongside elite firefighters to extinguish massive blazes across the region. The cast includes Billy Burke (Zoo, Revolution), Kevin Alejandro (Lucifer) and Jordan Calloway (Black Lightning).

SATURDAY
8 PM – Drama encores
9 PM – Drama encores
10 PM – 48 Hours

SUNDAY
7 PM – 60 Minutes
8 PM – The Equalizer
9 PM – East New York [NEW]
10 PM – NCIS: Los Angeles (New Time)

East New York follows Regina Haywood (Amanda Warren from Dickinson), the newly promoted police captain of East New York, an impoverished, working class neighborhood at the eastern edge of Brooklyn. She leads a diverse group of officers and detectives, some of whom are reluctant to deploy her creative methods of serving and protecting during the midst of social upheaval and the early seeds of gentrification. The cast includes Jimmy Smits (NYPD Blue), Ruben Santiago Hudson (Castle) and Richard Kind (Mad About You).

The new drama True Lies, based on the box office movie, will debut during mid-season.  Steve Howey (Shameless) stars as a bland and unremarkable computer consultant, who is actually a skilled international spy.  This revelation propels his unfulfilled suburban housewife (Ginge Gonzaga from Kidding) into a life of danger and adventure when she’s recruited to work alongside him to save the world as they try to revitalize their passionless marriage.

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Today’s upfront presentation was made by ABC, announcing its expected fall TV schedule, that includes the shows that have been picked up and new shows that will debut in the fall, as well as what will air mid-season.

As usual, I will primarily be focusing on the returning and new dramas.

The expected fall line-up for ABC is as follows: (please note this schedule could change):

MONDAY
8 PM – Bachelor in Paradise
10 PM – The Good Doctor

TUESDAY
8 PM – Bachelor in Paradise
10 PM – The Rookie: Feds [NEW]

The spin-off series stars Niecy Nash (Claws) as Simone Clark, the oldest rookie in the FBI Academy, who was introduced during Season 4 of The Rookie, when Officer John Nolan (Nathan Fillion) and the L.A. division of the FBI enlisted Simone’s help when one of her former students was suspected in a terror attack. The series will also star Felix Solis (Ozark) and Frankie Faison (Banshee and The Wire).

WEDNESDAY
8 PM – The Conners
8:30 PM – The Goldbergs
9 PM – Abbott Elementary (New Night)
9:30 PM – Home Economics
10 PM – Big Sky (New Night)

THURSDAY
8 PM – Station 19
9 PM – Grey’s Anatomy
10 PM – Alaska [NEW]

Oscar winner Hilary Swank leads the show as a star journalist who moves to Alaska for a fresh start after a career-killing misstep and finds redemption personally and professionally after joining a daily metro newspaper in Anchorage. The cast includes Jeff Perry (Scandal).

FRIDAY
8 PM – Shark Tank
9 PM – 20/20

SATURDAY
8 PM – College Football

SUNDAY
7 PM – America’s Funniest Home Videos
8 PM – Celebrity Jeopardy! (New)
9 Pm – Celebrity Wheel of Fortune
10 PM – The Rookie

A Million Little Things, which according to TV Line is likely heading into its final season, has been held over until mid-season.

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It’s that time of year again; time for the networks to announce their fall TV schedules, including the new shows that have been picked up and the shows that will be held until mid-season. As usual, I will primarily be focusing on the returning and new dramas.

The first network to announce its expected fall line-up is NBC (please note this schedule could change):

MONDAY
8 PM – The Voice (2 hours)
10 PM – Quantum Leap [NEW]

The reboot of the original series, which starred Scott Bakula and the late Dean Stockwell that aired from March 1989 to May 1993, will star Raymond Lee (Here and Now) in the lead role. It’s been 30 years since Dr. Sam Beckett stepped into the Quantum Leap accelerator and vanished. Now a new team has been assembled to restart the project in the hopes of understanding the mysteries behind the machine and the man who created it.

TUESDAY
8 PM – The Voice
9 PM – La Brea
10 PM – New Amsterdam (Final Season)

WEDNESDAY
8 PM – Chicago Med
9 PM – Chicago Fire
10 PM – Chicago P.D.

THURSDAY
8 PM – Law & Order
9 PM – Law & Order: SVU
10 PM – Law & Order: Organized Crime

FRIDAY
8 PM – College Bowl
9 PM – Dateline NBC

FRIDAY [Starting in November]
8 PM – Lopez vs. Lopez (NEW Comedy)
8:30 PM – Young Rock
9 PM – Dateline NBC

SATURDAY
8 PM – Drama encores
9 PM – Dateline Weekend Mystery
10 PM – SNL Vintage

SUNDAY
8 PM – Sunday Night Football

It should be noted that starting this fall, current NBC series can be streamed next-day on Peacock instead of on Hulu. Also, The Blacklist has been held until mid-season.

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On March 3, the HBO Max 6-part series The Tourist will debut online.

Jamie Dornan stars as a British man who finds himself in the glowing red heart of the Australian outback being pursued by a vast tank truck trying to drive him off the road.

The series is an epic cat and mouse chase that unfolds with “The Man” (Dornan) waking up in the hospital, hurt, but somehow alive – except he has no idea who he is. With merciless figures from his past pursuing him, The Man’s search for answers propels him through the vast and unforgiving outback.

Here is a trailer for The Tourist:

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