SYFY to offer live-broadcast of San Diego Comic-Con
Syfy has been a staple at San Diego Comic-Con for some time now, but the network is branching out and will offer a new series called, “Syfy Presents Live From Comic-Con.” You won’t event have to leave your house to enjoy the event.
The event will be a three-night telecast, sent directly from San Diego Comic-Con right onto your screen. The special – Syfy’s first-ever live broadcast from Comic-Con – will air on the network Thursday, July 21 through Saturday, July 23 at 8/7c.
Each night, SYFY PRESENTS LIVE FROM COMIC-CON will bring new content, featuring celebrity interviews, breaking news and behind-the-scenes reports. The hosted live broadcast will highlight the stars, top franchise reveals, panel news, exclusive sneak peeks of the hottest films, as well as audience interaction, games, party coverage and much more.
“For nearly two decades, Syfy has been a mainstay at Comic-Con,” said Chris McCumber, President, Entertainment Networks, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment. “Each and every year, we can’t wait to get to San Diego to share our mutual fandom and passion for all things pop culture with our viewers. And this year, we’re thrilled to extend that immediate, first-hand access to those at home as well.”
“Our goal with SYFY PRESENTS LIVE FROM COMIC-CON is to give everyone the experience of being on the convention floor, at the events, or just walking through the frenzied streets of the Gaslamp District … with hundreds of thousands of their closest friends,” said Heather Olander, Senior Vice President, Alternative Series, Development and Production, Syfy.
In addition, starting Sunday, July 17, Syfy will kick off a Comic-Con celebration on-air, online and across its social media platforms, offering fans customized, exclusive content to fuel their excitement throughout the entire week. SYFY’S 7 DAYS OF COMIC-CON will start Sunday, July 17 and continue through the 23rd.
SYFY PRESENTS LIVE FROM COMIC-CON is produced by Wilshire Studios, with Corin Nelson serving as executive producer/showrunner.