Keep a look out throughout the Gaslamp and within the convention center for all signs of CBS Television Studios!
They’ll kick off the weekend with an exclusive world premiere screening of the upcoming CBS series EVIL and upcoming CW series Nancy Drew on Thursday! Then on Saturday, the cast and producers of Star Trek: Discovery, Star Trek: Lower Decks, and Star Trek: Picard will be taking over Hall H for a Star Trek universe back-to-back panel!
THURSDAY, JULY 18
“EVIL” EXCLUSIVE SCREENING AND PANEL 12:45-2:00 PM – EVIL is a psychological mystery that examines the origins of evil along the dividing line between science and religion. The series focuses on a skeptical female psychologist who joins a priest-in-training and a carpenter as they investigate the church’s backlog of unexplained mysteries, including supposed miracles, demonic possessions and hauntings. Their job is to assess if there’s a logical explanation or if something truly supernatural is at work. Please join series stars Katja Herbers, Mike Colter, Aasif Mandvi and Michael Emerson along with co-creators and executive producers Robert King and Michelle King for an exclusive sneak peek of the first episode followed by a panel discussion. Moderated by Lynette Rice from Entertainment Weekly. EVIL will air Thursdays this fall on CBS. Ballroom 20
“NANCY DREW” EXCLUSIVE SCREENING AND PANEL 2:00-3:15 PM –Nancy Drew is a brilliant teenaged detective whose sense of self had come from solving mysteries in her hometown of Horseshoe Bay, Maine – until her mother’s untimely death derails Nancy’s college plans. Devastated by her mother’s passing, Nancy swears off crime-solving, but when a socialite is murdered, Nancy finds herself embroiled in a ghostly murder investigation. A supernatural presence begins to haunt Nancy’s investigation, and she discovers that the current crime has an astonishing connection to the unsolved murder of a local girl. Whether the ghost is here to help or hinder Nancy remains to be seen, but one thing’s for sure: Nancy’s going to have to unravel the clues from both the living and the dead to solve the crimes. Please join series stars Kennedy McMann, Leah Lewis, Maddison Jaizani, Alex Saxon andTunji Kasim, along with executive producers Noga Landau, Melinda Hsu-Taylor and Stephanie Savage for an exclusive sneak peek of the first episode followed by a panel discussion. Moderated by Damian Holbrook of TV Guide magazine. NANCY DREW will air Wednesdays this fall on The CW. Ballroom 20
SATURDAY, JULY 20
“ENTER THE STAR TREK UNIVERSE” PANEL 11:30 AM -1:00 PM – Over 50 years ago, the world was first introduced to what would quickly become a cultural phenomenon for the ages. “Star Trek” broke barriers then and continues to do so now, inspiring people of all generations and walks of life with its celebration of cultural diversity, scientific exploration and the pursuit of uncharted frontiers. Today, the “Star Trek” universe continues to thrive, exploring all new missions for Starfleet. CBS All Access invites you to join the cast and producers of its hit series STAR TREK: DISCOVERY and be the first to hear about two new upcoming additions to the “Star Trek” universe: the highly anticipated new series STAR TREK: PICARD, starring Sir Patrick Stewart, and the animated series STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS. Hall H
On The Convention Floor
On the convention room floor, head over to Booth #4237 for the U.S.S. Discovery Transporter Experience. You can step onto the U.S.S. Discovery and act like a member of Starfleet. Then after you’ve had the Discovery Experience, make sure to snag your own Starfleet Headquarters visitors badge for a little swag to remember the experience by. On Saturday and Sunday, the booth will be giving out a limited quantity of pins featuring the debut of two characters from Star Trek: Lower Decks.
In The Gaslamp
In the Gaslamp, you can head down to the Michael J. Wolf Fine Arts gallery (363 Fifth Ave) to see a special exhibition in honor of Star Trek: Picard and Patrick Stewart’s return to his iconic role. The “Jean-Luc Picard: The First Duty” exhibit will feature:
“[Captain Picard’s] cherished Ressikan flute, the legendary Picard family album, his Starfleet uniforms, models of ships Picard captained, and all that remains of the “Borg Queen.” The gallery also features exclusive first looks at costumes and other items featured in the upcoming CBS All Access series STAR TREK: PICARD. Visitors will have the first chance to purchase exclusive STAR TREK: PICARD merchandise and opportunities for exclusive giveaways.”
The exhibit will be open Thursday, Friday and Saturday of Comic-Con from 11:00 AM until 9:00 PM and on Sunday from 11:00 AM until 5:00 PM. Fans can get an exclusive replica pin of the Picard family crest as well!
If you want to move past the dimensions of sound and sight and, instead, jump right into the dimension of the mind, head over to the Interactive Zone at Petco Park for an immersive experience within The Twilight Zone. (Reserve tickets are sold out, but there might be a chance of walk-ins, so be sure to head there early if you weren’t lucky enough to snag a ticket!)
While you’re in the Interactive Zone, head for a round of karaoke! The Singing Machine is launching their Carpool Karaoke The Mic at the con. From Thursday to Sunday, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, you’ll be able to recreate James Corden’s “Carpool Karaoke” segment with your friends. Jump inside the Range Rover and sing your favorite songs, then post that performance on social media to enter a chance to win a Carpool Karaoke The Mic to take home with you!
On The Go!
Of course, if you’re familiar with the Gaslamp, you know it can get crowded and with the con spreading farther and farther into the district, feel free to jump on the Comic-Con Comedy Shuttle, offered by CBS. Passengers can screen trailers of new fall comedies while being ferried to their destination.
EVIL will also be offering complimentary rides during the day throughout the Gaslamp, while hosting “Frightseeing Tours” in the evenings in Old Town. Exclusive “Frightseeing Tours” will run Thursday and Friday nights for select fans.