CONtv LIVE, presented by Verizon, will launch this weekend, bringing VIP subscribers access to a virtual front-row seat to Wizard World’s Chicago Comic Con. The two-day livestream will be packed with coverage of celebrity panels, expert workshops, interviews, videogame previews and more, hosted by comedian Erin Darling and Black Nerd Comedy’s Andre Meadows — plus special guests from Evil Dead, Mortal Kombat X, Tales of Halloween and more. And Official Media Sponsor Comicbook.com will be on the floor breaking news and conducting interviews.
CONtv VIP subscribers ($6.99 per month) can tune in starting 10:30 a.m. CT on Saturday, August 22, through CONtv.com. Viewers can also participate in the weekend-long live chat for a chance to ask questions and participate in pop culture debates. CONtv is available through a broad spectrum of devices, including Android and Mac iOS, Samsung Smart TV, Roku Players, Roku TV, online and on mobile. The streaming event will also feature free swag giveaways online.
Highlights of the line-up include panels with Jeremy Renner (Avengers), Ben McKenzie (Gotham) and Burt Reynolds (Archer); expert talks on Jurassic World and Deadpool, Horror Film Fest Special, cosplay contest and more. A complete list of the coverage program can be found here.