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TNT's The Librarians and TBS's American Dad! and King of the Nerds Coming to New York Comic Con

Presence Includes Panel Sessions with Producers and Stars, Plus Screening of American Dad!

TBS and TNT are bringing the stars and producers of three high-profile series to New York Comic Con this fall: TNT's The Librarians, the action-packed adventure series based on the hit movie trilogy and set to premiere in December. TBS's American Dad!, which joins the network's original series lineup on Oct. 20; and TBS's King of the Nerds, which will kick off its third season of geeky competition in January.

Stars slated to appear include Rebecca Romijn, Christian Kane, Lindy Booth and John Kim from The Librarians; Wendy Schaal, Rachael MacFarlane, Scott Grimes and Dee Bradley Baker from American Dad!; and Robert Carradine and Curtis Armstrong of King of the Nerds. In addition to panel sessions with the creative talent behind each of the series, TBS will offer an exclusive screening of the first episode of the upcoming 11th season of American Dad!, and TNT will screen never-before-seen clips from The Librarians. Both networks have also scheduled press room sessions for each show.

Below is a complete rundown of TBS and TNT's presence at New York Comic Con, which takes place Oct. 9-12 at the Javits Center.

 

The Librarians

The LibrariansEveryone’s favorite unlikely hero is back and he's bringing friends in TNT’s new series The Librarians, starring Rebecca Romijn and featuring Noah Wyle. TNT will present some never-before-seen clips from the series, which is set to premiere Sunday, Dec. 7, at 8 p.m. (ET/PT). Executive producer John Rogers along with cast members Rebecca Romijn, Christian Kane, Lindy Booth and John Kim, are scheduled to be on-hand to discuss what's in store for the four new librarians and what kind of challenges they will face. Rich Sands, deputy editor of TV Guide Magazine, is set to moderate the panel.

The Librarians photos are available in TNT's online pressroom: pressroom.turner.com/us/tnt/librarians

The Librarians Panel
Friday, Oct. 10, 11:30-12:30 p.m.
Empire Stage

The Librarians Press Room
Friday, Oct. 10, 1-2 p.m.
Press Room 4

 

American Dad!

American Dad!American Dad! the iconic animated series created by Seth MacFarlane, Matt Weitzman & Mike Barker moves to TBS with all-new original episodes starting Monday, Oct. 20, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT) with original episodes. During New York Comic Con, TBS will present an exclusive screening of the first episode of the new season, followed by a Q&A with cast members Wendy Shaal, Rachael MacFarlane, Scott Grimes and Dee Bradley BakerTV Guide Magazine's Rich Sands is set to moderate the panel.

American Dad! images are available via TBS's online pressroom: pressroom.turner.com/us/tbs/american-dad.

American Dad! Preview Screening & Panel
Sunday, Oct. 12, 2-3 p.m.
Empire Stage

American Dad! Press Room
Sunday, Oct. 12, 12:15-1:15 p.m.
Press Room 5

 

King of the Nerds

King of the NerdsTelevision's geekiest competition series is coming back this January with season 3 of TBS's King of the Nerds. During New York Comic Con, TBS will present a sneak peek at what to expect in the new season. Executive producers and hosts Robert Carradine and Curtis Armstrong, along with last season winner Kayla LaFrance and cosplayer Yaya Han will be on hand to discuss the fresh crop of competitors and the new challenges that await the nerd in us all. Season 2 contestant Xander Jeanneret will moderate the panel.

Images from the previous season of King of the Nerds are available via TBS's online pressroom: pressroom.turner.com/us/tbs/king-nerds.

King of the Nerds Panel & Sneak Peek
Thursday, October 9, 5-5:45 p.m.
Room 1A10

King of the Nerds Press Room
Thursday, October 9, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Press Room 2

 

About TBS

TBS is basic cable's reigning champion among young adults in primetime. Available in 101 million households, TBS features original scripted comedies like Cougar Town, Ground Floor and Sullivan & Son, as well as the upcoming Angie Tribeca (working title), Your Family or Mine (working title), Buzzy's and American Dad!, which will become a TBS original series in late 2014. TBS also features original unscripted series like King of the Nerds, Deal With It and Funniest Wins. In late night TBS, is home to the Emmy®-winning series CONAN, starring Conan O'Brien. The TBS lineup also includes popular contemporary comedies, such as The Big Bang Theory and Family Guy, along with blockbuster movies and championship sports.

TBS is part of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company. Turner Broadcasting creates and programs branded news; entertainment; animation and young adult; and sports media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.

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About TNT

TNT is television's destination for drama. Seen in 101 million households and ranking among cable's top networks, TNT is home to such original drama series as Rizzoli & Isles, Major Crimes, Falling Skies, The Last Ship, Murder in the First, Legends, Perception, Dallas and Franklin & Bash. TNT's upcoming slate of original scripted dramas includes The Librarians, Public Morals, Proof and Transporter The Series, which will make its U.S. television debut on the network this fall. TNT also features such dramatic unscripted series as Cold Justice and the upcoming On the Menu and Wake Up Call. In addition, TNT is the cable home to popular dramas like Castle, Bones and Supernatural; primetime specials, such as the Screen Actors Guild Awards®; blockbuster movies; and championship sports coverage, including NASCAR, the NBA and the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship.

TNT is part of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company. Turner Broadcasting creates and programs branded news; entertainment; animation and young adult; and sports media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.

Website: www.tntdrama.com
Pressroom: pressroom.turner.com/us/tnt
Facebook: www.facebook.com/TNTDrama
Twitter: twitter.com/TNTDrama | twitter.com/TNTPR
Mobile: www.tntdrama.com/mobile
Watch TNT app available for iOS and Android devices.

 

Publicity Contacts

Heather Sautter – The Librarians
404.885.0746
heather.sautter@turner.com

Brad Bernstein – American Dad!
404.575.7750
brad.bernstein@turner.com           

Kristina Stafford – King of the Nerds
404.575.9398
kristina.stafford@turner.com