Disney Television Studios including Twentieth Century Fox Television, ABC Studios and Fox 21 Television Studios takes over the San Diego Comic-Con convention with stars and creators of 14 of its fan-favorite shows descending on the world-famous gathering next month. In addition to exclusive sneak peeks of its programs and panel discussions with the casts and creators, the studio will rotate producers and stars through the ABC and 20th Century Fox Television booths on the convention center floor for autograph signings and activities, including distribution of exclusive 2019 poster tubes, collectible mini-posters, premium giveaways and DVD sales.
Toons in the spotlight will include two series first-looks: Bless the Harts from Emmy Award-winner Emily Spivey, and Solar Opposites from the twisted minds behind Rick and Morty. Plus, the return of beloved Animation Domination comedies The Simpsons, Family Guy, Bob’s Burgers and American Dad!
Plus, star-studded panels and signing appearances for live-action hits and upcoming fall dramas: Emergence on Thursday at 3 p.m. in Indigo Ballroom, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. on Thursday at 3:30 p.m. in Hall H, graphic novel adaptation Stumptown on Thursday at 4:15 p.m. in Indigo Ballroom, What Just Happened??! With Fred Savage on Friday at 5:30 p.m. in Rm. 6DE, The Rookie on Friday at 6 p.m. at Horton Grand Theatre, neXt on Friday at 6:45 p.m. in 6DE, The Orville on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. in Ballroom 20, and Mayans M.C. on Sunday at 1 p.m. in Hall H.
FRIDAY, JULY 19
11:00 – 11:45 a.m. BLESS THE HARTS (Produced by 20th Century Fox Television) – The network that brought you the Simpsons, the Griffins and the Belchers now presents the Harts! FOX’s new half-hour comedy, Bless the Harts, features your new favorite, good ol’ Southern family. Jenny Hart (Kristen Wiig) supports her lottery scratcher-obsessed mother, Betty (Maya Rudolph), and her witty, creative daughter, Violet (Jillian Bell). With the help of her eternally optimistic, dreamer boyfriend Wayne (Ike Barinholtz), they hope to one day achieve the American dream. While they are always struggling to make ends meet, they’re already rich in friends, family and laughter. Join us for an exclusive first look int your next animation obsession with executive producers, Emmy Award winner Emily Spivey (Wine Country, Parks and Recreation, Saturday Night Live), and Academy Award winners Phil Lord & Chris Miller (Spiderman: Into the Spider-Verse, The Lego Movie, 21 Jump Street), and the all-star cast behind the Harts! (Indigo Ballroom)
3:00 – 3:45 p.m. SOLAR OPPOSITES (Produced by 20th Century Fox Television) – From the minds behind Rick and Morty comes Solar Opposites, a new animated series that follows a family of aliens “from a better world” who take refuge in middle America. Join Justin Roiland (Rick and Morty), Sean Giambrone (The Goldbergs) and Mary Mack (Golan the Insatiable), along with executive producers Mike McMahan (Rick and Morty) and Josh Bycel (Happy Endings), for an exclusive first look into the series premiering in 2020 on Hulu. (Indigo Ballroom)
4:00 – 4:50 p.m. BOB’S BURGERS (Produced by 20th Century Fox Television) – Always one of the most entertaining panels at Comic-Con, the Emmy Award-winning animated FOX series Bob’s Burgers returns to San Diego with a few surprises in store! Creator and executive producer Loren Bouchard and executive producer Nora Smith will break news about the upcoming season, and the always entertaining cast including H. Jon Benjamin, Dan Mintz, John Roberts, Kristen Schaal, Larry Murphy and Megan Mullally will have you howling with laughter with never-before-seen footage, followed by a lively panel discussion and audience Q&A. (Indigo Ballroom)
SATURDAY, JULY 20
12:00 – 12:45 p.m. THE SIMPSONS (Produced by 20th Century Fox Television) – Now 30 years old and part of the mighty Disney empire, get inside insights and secret tips on the upcoming, brand-new season from Matt Groening, Al Jean, Mike B. Anderson, Stephanie Gillis and the voice of Lisa Simpson and panel moderator, Yeardley Smith. There WILL be freebies! (Ballroom 20)
1:00 – 2:15 p.m. AMERICAN DAD! and FAMILY GUY (Produced by 20th Century Fox Television) – It’s a Smith-family fun day with Hayley (Rachael MacFarlane), Steve (Scott Grimes), Klaus (Dee Bradley Baker) and Principal Lewis (Kevin Michael Richardson), plus executive producer and co-creator Matt Weitzman and producers Kara Vallow & Jeff Kauffmann who will treat American Dad! fans to a first look at scenes from all-new episodes coming soon to TBS … plus a few other surprises!
THEN join cast Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Mike Henry and executive producers Rich Appel, Alec Sulkin and Kara Vallow from FOX’s hit animated comedy Family Guy as they celebrate its 20th anniversary! They’ll take a look back at some of their favorite moments over the last 20 years, plus a special sneak peek at the hilarity and hi-jinx in the upcoming season! (Ballroom 20)