TBS's CONAN announces guest lineup for week of shows during Comic-Con® International
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
TBS's CONAN Announces Guest Lineup
For Week of Shows During Comic-Con® International
Celebrity Guests Include the Stars of Bright, Game Of Thrones, Supernatural and
The LEGO Ninjago Movie, with More to be Announced
O'Brien Returns to San Diego for Shows at Spreckels Theatre,
To Be Taped Wednesday, July 19 – Saturday, July 22
AT&T to Sponsor First-Ever CONAN360 Live Pre-Show Each Night from the Spreckels Rooftop,
With Special Giveaways Sponsored by PEPSI® and SNICKERS® Brand
Conan O'Brien returns to San Diego for the third year in a row with a week of star-filled shows to be taped during Comic-Con® International. The roster includes stars from the upcoming Netflix movie Bright, the new Warner Bros. film The LEGO Ninjago Movie, HBO's Game of Thrones, The CW's Supernatural and a surprise film cast to be announced. CONAN's Comic-Con® International shows will be taped at San Diego's historic Spreckels Theatre on Wednesday, July 19 – Saturday, July 22. Episodes will air that Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday at 11 p.m. (ET/PT) on TBS, with availability across TBS and Team Coco's digital, mobile and VOD platforms the following day.
The following is the schedule for the week's episodes and guests:
Wednesday, July 19
Stars from Bright: Will Smith, Joel Edgerton, Noomi Rapace, Edgar Ramirez and Lucy Fry.
Stars from Supernatural: Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles
Thursday, July 20
A surprise film cast to be announced
Saturday, July 22
Stars from The Lego Ninjago Movie: Dave Franco, Olivia Munn, Justin Theroux, Zach Woods, Michael Pena, Kumail Nanjiani and Abbi Jacobson
Sunday, July 23
Stars from Game of Thrones: Alfie Allen, Jacob Anderson, John Bradley, Gwendoline Christie, Liam Cunningham, Nathalie Emmanuel, Conleth Hill, Sophie Turner and Isaac Hempstead Wright
For tickets and more information about CONAN's San Diego shows, please visit teamcoco.com/comiccon. Fans can keep connected with CONAN during Comic-Con by using #ConanCon on social media.
New this year will be the CONAN360 Live Pre-Show, shot from the roof of Spreckels Theatre. Sponsored by AT&T, the pre-show will air live each night in 360-degrees across Team Coco's social handles, giving fans at home access to bonus interviews, behind-the-scenes guest arrivals and more.
This marks the third year for CONAN at Comic-Con International. In 2015, CONAN became the first late-night series to tape a week of shows in San Diego during Comic-Con, a milestone celebrated with the creation of the first-ever Conan Pop! Vinyl figures. This year's collectible figure designs include "Conan as Spider-Man™," "Jedi™ Conan," "The Flash™ Conan" and "White Walker™ Conan." Fans will also have a chance to obtain a limited-edition "MonoConan" through social activations and other programs.
As in past years, the 2017 Conan Pop! Vinyl figures will be given away to audience members following each San Diego show. Through a partnership with Pepsi®, fans in the Gaslamp district will also have a chance to obtain special limited-edition Pop! Vinyl figures, tickets to show tapings and Pepsi products by tweeting to @teamcoco with a custom hashtag and emoji each night after the show. Supplies are limited, and details will be shared across Team Coco's social handles.
To promote CONAN's Comic-Con presence, TBS will feature this year's Conan Pop! Vinyl figures extensively in on-air spots and within various off-channel media, including wrapped trolleys and bus shelters. And in an activation sponsored by SNICKERS®, costumed, life-sized Conan Pop! Funko figures will roam the Gaslamp providing the best photo-op in San Diego. Fans who snap #SnickersSelfies with the characters will be rewarded with a SNICKERS® and coveted CONAN swag – all based on what is revealed under a branded scratch card.
CONAN airs Monday-Thursday at 11 p.m. (ET/PT) on Turner's TBS, and is produced by Conaco LLC, with Jeff Ross serving as executive producer.
Since premiering in November 2010, the show has been a hit with young adults, consistently delivering the youngest audience of any late-night series. The series has proven to be a phenomenal success in the digital arena, chalking up a total of 3.4 billion video views. On the social media front, O'Brien has drawn well over 23 million followers on Twitter, making him one of the most-followed hosts in late night. Among the show's other successes in digital arena, Team Coco and TBS earned an Emmy® for Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media.
Over the past two years, CONAN has scored headlines and audience growth with its CONAN Without Borders specials and episodes, which follow the host on excursions to destinations both domestic and foreign. Past trips have included Mexico, Berlin, Cuba, Armenia, South Korea and Qatar, as well as Chicago, Dallas, Atlanta, San Diego for shows during Comic-Con® International and New York for a run of performances at the legendary Apollo Theater.
TBS, a division of Turner, is television's #1 comedy network and home to six of the most popular and critically acclaimed new comedy series on cable – Angie Tribeca, The Detour, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, People of Earth, Search Party and Wrecked – as well as the animated hit American Dad! Upcoming comedies include The Guest Book, The Last O.G., Close Enough, The Cops, Tarantula and Final Space. TBS also presents late-night comedy in the form of CONAN, starring Conan O'Brien, and Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, and will soon launch a late-night block from Super Deluxe. TBS's slate of unscripted series includes the upcoming competition series Drop the Mic and The Joker's Wild. In addition, the TBS lineup includes popular comedy hits like Family Guy, The Cleveland Show, Bob's Burgers, The Big Bang Theory, New Girl and 2 Broke Girls; blockbuster movies; and live coverage of Major League Baseball's regular and post-season play, the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship and ELEAGUE, Turner's eSports gaming league.
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