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NYCC Expands to Hammerstein Ballroom

If you’ve been to New York Comic-Con before, you know how agonizing it is to get in line for wristbands at the crack of dawn in order to get into the Main Stage panels. Although this all part of the comic con experience, as the convention gains popularity, they have expanded panels to additional locations to accommodate more fans.

This year, NYCC will hold panels across all four days at the Hammerstein Ballroom. Now, I know what you’re thinking. Hammerstein is a long, uphill 15-minute walk from the Javits Center, one that you don’t want to take multiple times a day. If you want to hatch some of your Pokemon GO eggs, feel free to get some exercise in! But if not, have no fear, now that the 7 train has finished construction, you are now only a few short subway stops away from exclusive clips and seeing some of your favorite stars in the flesh.

The line-up for the announced New York Comic Con’s Hammerstein Ballroom (311 W 34th St) panels are listed below:

STARZ Presents “Ash vs Evil Dead.”
Thursday, October 611:00 AM12:15 PM
Bruce Campbell (Executive Producer and title character, Ash) along with Lucy Lawless (Ruby), Ray Santiago (Pablo), Dana DeLorenzo (Kelly), Lee Majors (Brock Williams) and Ted Raimi (Chet Kaminski) discuss the hit series, preview what’s to come in the season and premiere episode 2.

FOX: The Exorcist
Thursday, October 6 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM
Join the cast and Executive Producers for a special sneak peek of the brand new third episode of the Fox Fall drama before it airs followed by a Q&A! More than four decades after the groundbreaking film terrified audiences worldwide, a new chapter will thrill viewers on Friday nights with a contemporary story following two very different priests played by Alfonso Herrera (Sense8, The Chosen) and Ben Daniels (Flesh and Bone, House of Cards) tackling one family’s case of terrifying demonic possession.  The series is Executive Produced by Rupert Wyatt, Rolin Jones, and Jeremy Slater, and stars Geena Davis (Beetlejuice, Thelma & Louise), Hannah Kasulka (The Fosters, Filthy Preppy Teen$), Brianne Howey (Scream Queens, Horrible Bosses 2), Alan Ruck (War Machine, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off) and Kurt Egyiawan (Beasts of No Nation, Skyfall).

Nickelodeon’s Legends of the Hidden Temple
Thursday, October 6 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM
Hear about Nickelodeon’s new action-adventure TV movie, Legends of the Hidden Temple, based on the classic kids’ game show from the 90s, premiering this November. Join returning cast members Kirk Fogg and Dee Baker, plus movie cast members Colin Critchley and Jet Jurgensmeyer for a behind-the-scenes look at the TV movie, plus get a special sneak peek preview. The panel will be moderated by Keely Flaherty, Senior Editor, Film & TV at BuzzFeed.

ABC: Once Upon a Time
Friday, October 74:15 PM5:15 PM
The Evil Queen is back! The heroes of Once Upon a Time grapple with the return of this super-charged classic villain, while also dealing with Mr. Hyde and the new arrivals from the Land of Untold Stories. Co-creators and executive producers Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz will offer fans an exclusive look at an upcoming episode of the show and a discussion of the new season of unexpected twists, evolving characters and thrilling adventures!

CBS: Elementary
Friday, October 71:00 PM2:15 PM
A summer has passed for the modern-day crime-solving duo, and Watson’s former surgical patient Shinwell, reappears in her life. At first, he is a helpful tipster in a murder investigation and soon begins working with Sherlock and Joan, leveraging various illicit connections from his past to help the pair solve the NYPD’s most impossible cases. Join series stars Jonny Lee Miller (Dexter), Lucy Liu (Charlie’s Angels) and Nelsan Ellis (True Blood) with Executive Producer and Creator Robert Doherty for an exclusive screening of a never before seen episode followed by a Panel and Fan Q&A.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – Rise of the Super Shredder
Friday, October 7 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM
The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles square off against the most dangerous threat they have ever faced – the Super Shredder! Executive Producer Ciro Nieli shares an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the epic adventures and new characters awaiting the Turtles. On hand will be the amazing voice actors of the TMNT world; Rob Paulsen (Donatello), Greg Cipes (Michelangelo), Hoon Lee (Master Splinter) and Kevin Michael Richardson (Shredder). But that’s not all; even more top-secret surprises and exclusive reveals are in store. Moderated by Andre Meadows (Black Nerd Comedy). Booyakasha!

Freeform: Shadowhunters Season 2 Q&A with Executive Producers & Cast
Saturday, October 812:00 PM1:00 PM
Your favorite Shadowhunters and Downworlders are back for Season Two of the hit Freeform showShadowhunters! Get an exclusive first look at footage from the premiere and hear what Season Two has in store. Executive producers Todd Slavkin, Darren Swimmer, McG and cast to appear on the Panel. The panel will be moderated by TVLine Senior Editor Andy Swift.

SYFY Presents: The Expanse
Saturday, October 83:00 PM4:00 PM
The second season of Syfy’s acclaimed drama picks up immediately following the events of the thrilling finale that left humanity on the brink of war. Join the cast and producers for a sneak peek at season two.

SYFY Presents: The Magicians
Saturday, October 84:00 PM5:00 PM
Don’t miss your inside look at Syfy’s breakout hit, based on author Lev Grossman’s New York Times bestselling fantasy trilogy. Join the cast and producers as they tease the anticipated second season and discuss the season one cliffhanger that left Quentin and his friends facing an uncertain future.

Written by Shamya Williams

I am currently an Entertainment Business student at New York University and an intern at NBC News.
I love going to conventions and talking about all things Marvel!

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