COMEDY CENTRAL® to Present “Workaholics,” “Brickleberry” and “Futurama” Panels and a “Workaholics” Happy Hour Event at the Hard Rock Hotel at Comic-Con® International 2012 in San Diego
NEW YORK, July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — COMEDY CENTRAL returns to Comic-Con® with a “Workaholics” panel on Thursday, July 12 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.; a “Brickleberry” panel on Friday, July 13 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. and a “Futurama” panel on Saturday, July 14 from 12:00-12:45 p.m.
On Thursday, July 12, a press conference with Blake, Adam, Ders and Kyle from “Workaholics” will be held in press room Aqua 306A from 3:00-4:00 p.m. at the Hilton Bayfront Hotel (1 Park Blvd.) followed by an autograph signing from 4:30-5:30 p.m. at table AA04 in the Salis Pavillion (2nd level of the Convention Center). Then get ready to party with the guys at the “Workaholics” Happy Hour Event (first come, first served) taking place at the Hard Rock Hotel’s FLOAT from 2:00-5:00 p.m. on Friday, July 13.
— Thursday, July 12: “Workaholics” panel (Room 24ABC)
6:30-7:30 p.m. Join stars, Co-Creators, writers, and Executive Producers Blake Anderson, Adam Devine, Anders Holm and Kyle Newacheck as they take fans behind-the-scenes and give a sneak peek into upcoming new episodes, including a few special guests that are guaranteed to be “Tight Butthole.” Also, one lucky fan will be selected to have their name written into a future episode. S’Go!
— Friday, July 13: “Brickleberry” panel (Room 6A)
6:00-7:00 p.m. From Creators and Executive Producers Waco O’Guin and Roger Black, and Executive Producer and voice actor in the series Daniel Tosh, this hilarious new animated series premieres on the network on September, 25 at 10:30 p.m. after new episodes of “Tosh.0.” Voice cast including David Herman (“Office Space”), Tom Kenny “(SpongeBob SquarePants”) and Jerry Minor (“Anchorman”), as well as O’Guin and Black will be on hand for a panel discussion following a screening of an entire episode for the first time exclusively at Comic Con.
— Saturday, July 23: “Futurama” panel (Ballroom 20)
12:00-12:45 p.m. “Futurama” cannot be killed! Join the cast and crew of the Emmy® Award-winning series for world premiere footage of the all-new season on COMEDY CENTRAL. Plus, wear your “Futurama”-themed costume for the chance to win slightly valuable prizes! Scheduled panelists include Creator/Executive Producer Matt Groening, Executive Producer David X. Cohen, and stars Billy West (Fry, Zoidberg, Professor Farnsworth, Zapp Brannigan), Katey Sagal (Leela), John DiMaggio (Bender), and Maurice LaMarche (Kif Kroker, Calculon, Morbo).
From the minds of the hilarious and irreverent Internet sketch group Mail Order Comedy, “Workaholics,” currently in its third season, is a single-camera comedy featuring three friends who work together from 9 to 5, live together from 5 to 9 and party together 24/7. Dress codes, deadlines and waking up before noon are not things these guys are used to. They do their jobs and sometimes they even do them well, but they show up late, leave drunk and always live for the day…even if they don’t know what day it is. Whether it’s Blake (Blake Anderson) dressed in a bear coat, Adam (Adam Devine) singing about Catherine Zeta Jones while high on mushrooms or The Ders (Anders Holm) celebrating his birthday with a drinking triathlon, the boys always seem to run into trouble wherever they go.
“Brickleberry,” co-produced by Fox 21 and COMEDY CENTRAL, is based on a group of dysfunctional forest rangers at a national park that is facing closure until a new ranger comes in to whip everyone into shape and save the park. The series is created, written and executive produced by Waco O’Guin and Roger Black (MTV2’s “Stankervision”) and executive produced by Daniel Tosh (“Tosh.0”), who also voices a character. “Brickleberry” premieres Tuesday, September 25 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT following new episodes of “Tosh.0.”
“Futurama” focuses on the life of Philip Fry (Billy West), a 25-year-old pizza delivery boy who accidentally freezes himself on December 31, 1999 and wakes up 1,000 years later with a fresh start at life at Planet Express, an intergalactic delivery company. There he meets love interest Leela (Katey Sagal), a sexy cyclops with anger management issues, and best friend Bender (John DiMaggio), a beer-powered kleptomaniac robot. In 2011, the series earned two Emmys® for Outstanding Animated Program and Outstanding Voice-Over Performance for Maurice LaMarche. “Futurama” is currently in its seventh season and airs Wednesdays at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.
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