Adult Swim Returns to San Diego Comic Con
Monday, July 10, 2017
Adult Swim Owns The Bay at San Diego Comic-Con
Fans Can Indulge In Screenings, Live-Streaming, and Freebies Galore
Adult Swim is back and ready for fans to dive into new and unexpected experiences at San Diego Comic-Con this month. Fans will get a first look at all-new programming at celebrity-filled panels and enjoy free signings featuring series stars, creators and producers from Robot Chicken and Rick and Morty, a new animated series The Jellies! from Tyler, The Creator and Lionel Boyce, and the knock-out hit series Mike Tyson Mysteries. The hottest spot on the bay is back with the Adult Swim On the Green experience, featuring free games, activities, tons of giveaways, and live-streaming from the stars of AdultSwim.com.
Come spend a leisurely afternoon at Adult Swim On the Green! It’s free, it’s fun and right behind the convention center at 5th Avenue Landing and Convention Way, Thursday through Sunday from 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Come relax on the back of a ferocious beast gallivanting through It’s A Fish Hole, get a six-minute mind massage from the upgraded Meatwad Dome 4D Experience – now with motion seats, or visit the oversized Claw Machine sponsored by State Farm®, which dispenses endless goodies geared towards maximizing the Con experience. This year’s green features all-new games, friends, prizes, fun, streams (of the live variety), motorized animals, a tarot card reader, dart throwing, and a must-have on the sun-drenched bay - shade. It’s a live choose-your-own-adventure in real life and all events are free for those that are 18+. Sign-up at AdultSwimPresents.com to fast track your entrance.
New this year, AdultSwim.com will be live broadcasting your favorite streaming shows, including FishCenter, Stupid Morning Bullshit, Williams Street Swap Shop, Development Meeting, and more all from Adult Swim On the Green. Celebrity guests will be stopping by throughout the convention to chat all weekend long. The streams will be live Thursday – Saturday 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m and on Sunday, 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Stayed tuned on Friday, as State Farm helps the Williams Street Swap Shop hosts give a VIP experience to a few lucky fans during a special live streamed episode. SNICKERS® Brand will sponsor a live stream of FishCenter, which will include a custom segment of “Coin Quest,” where the fish will swim through branded, superimposed graphics to win points as the hosts comment on all the action.
When the sun goes down, fans can come and unwind with free screenings. Nighttime is the right time to stare into the future at Adult Swim’s Nighttime On The Green with screenings featuring the latest series and pilots from 8:00 p.m. -10:00 p.m. with lineup starting at 7:00 p.m. On Thursday enjoy Toonami Pre-Flight previewing behind-the-scenes content of our popular anime programming block alongside hosts Jason DeMarco, Gill Austin, Steve Blum (Voice of TOM), and Dana Swanson (Voice of SARA). Friday, the unknown will be revealed at “Things You’ve Never Seen,” a night of specials and original pilots, brought to fans by SNICKERS®. Blankets, chocolate and surprises provided.
The frenzy over last year’s Rick and Morty screening demanded we go bigger. This year, Old Spice will be helping even more fans get their burning questions answered with a special evening featuring creators Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland at Petco Park on Saturday night from 7:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Need even more Rick and Morty? The #Rickmobile will be rolling all over San Diego all week long. Track the mad scientist’s movements online as the custom mobile pop-up shop stocked with exclusive Rick and Morty items makes its way across Southern California.
Even if you need a ride there, Adult Swim is joining forces with SNICKERS® to unveil a fleet of vehicles wrapped with custom artwork from our hit streaming show FishCenter. The cars will be deployed throughout the Gaslamp district as part of our Free Rides Program on Thursday-Sunday from 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. So, sit back and relax, as passengers will be able to snack on SNICKERS® Crisper bars and experience the best of Adult Swim content via rear headset monitors. But before you grab a ride, don’t miss the State Farm branded prize cycles that will be rewarding con-goers with free swag throughout the Gaslamp.
If that’s not enough- below is a full list of Adult Swim show panels and talent signings for Friday, July 21 – Saturday, July 22. Panels and signings, as well as talent scheduled to appear, are subject to change. For continuing information about Adult Swim’s plans at Comic-Con and to RSVP for events, please visit AdultSwimPresents.com.
ADULT SWIM PANELS
FRIDAY, JULY 21 Hilton San Diego Bayfront – Indigo Ballroom
12:15pm – 1:00pm
Show creators Tyler, The Creator (Loiter Squad) and Lionel Boyce (Loiter Squad), producer Carl Jones (Black Dynamite), and actor Phil LaMarr (Samurai Jack) invite you to preview an exclusive look at their brand new animated series The Jellies!, premiering this year on Adult Swim. Moderated by Walter Newman, vice president of comedy development, Adult Swim.
Rick and Morty
1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Executive producers and co-creators Dan Harmon (Community) & Justin Roiland (Adventure Time), writer/producer Ryan Ridley (Community) and voice talent, Sarah Chalke (Scrubs) and Chris Parnell (Archer) invite fans to an inside look at the highly-anticipated third season, premiering this summer on Adult Swim. Moderated by Brian Q. Quinn (Impractical Jokers).
2:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Walkers and bawk-bawkers collide this year when the RC crew arrives with an exclusive sneak preview of the upcoming season…including The Robot Chicken Walking Dead Special: Look Who's Walking! Co-creator/executive producer Matthew Senreich, executive producer/co-head writer Tom Root, executive producer/co-head writer Doug Goldstein, actor/writer Breckin Meyer (Franklin & Bash), writer/director Tom Sheppard, creator/writer/executive producer Robert Kirkman (The Walking Dead), and showrunner Scott M. Gimple (The Walking Dead) will be on hand for the fun, and who knows which surprise guests might “walker” onstage? Perhaps a guest who can write better puns than that. Moderated by Keith Crofford, senior vice president of production for Adult Swim.
Mike Tyson Mysteries
3:15pm - 4:00pm
It was a unanimous victory last time, but Iron Mike Tyson is taking on Comic-Con again and this rematch is sure to live up to all the hype. Currently in its third season of solving mysteries, the Mike Tyson Mystery Team has all-new episodes airing on Adult Swim. Join Mike Tyson, fellow voice cast member Rachel Ramras (The Looney Tunes Show) and producer Hugh Davidson (The Looney Tunes Show) for an exclusive look at upcoming episodes.
ADULT SWIM SIGNINGS
Wristbands required for all signings. A limited number of wristbands will be given out on The Green the day of. First come, first served.
FRIDAY, JULY 21
1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Mike Tyson Mysteries
Warner Bros. Booth (#4545)
SATURDAY, JULY 22
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Rick and Morty
Adult Swim on The Green
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Robot Chicken
Adult Swim on The Green
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. The Jellies!
Adult Swim on The Green
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Adult Swim (AdultSwim.com), launched in 2001, is Turner’s network offering original and acquired animated and live-action series for young adults. Airing nightly from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. (ET/PT), Adult Swim is basic cable’s #1 network with persons 18-34 and 18-49, and is seen in 94 million U.S. homes.
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