SCIENCE CHANNEL RULES THE 2013 NEW YORK COMIC CON UNIVERSE
WITH THREE OUT-OF-THIS-WORLD PANELS
— Science Channel Showcases Three Panels Including: PUNKIN CHUNKIN featuring THE MYTHBUSTERS; FUTURESCAPE WITH JAMES WOODS; and ODDITIES —-
This weekend, Science Channel will descend upon the east coast’s ultimate comics and pop culture convention with three exclusive all-star panels at this year’s New York Comic Con (NYCC), taking place on Friday, October 11 and Saturday, October 12.
ODDITIES Antique Road Show Presented by Science Channel
Time: 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
On Friday, October 11, join New York’s fan favorites and purveyors of the peculiar – Evan Michelson, Mike Zohn, and Ryan Matthews – from Science Channel’s hit series ODDITIES as they return to NYCC to appraise some of their most macabre, bizarre and obscure items. They will open the doors of their famed East Village shop, Obscura Antiques and Oddities, to the NYCC audience, and interact with fans to talk about what’s in store for their new season.
THE MYTHBUSTERS Present A PUNKIN CHUNKIN EXTRAVAGANZA
Time: 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
On Saturday October 12, Science Channel gives a double-dose of entertainment with two brand new panels. Discovery Channel’s MYTHBUSTERS present A PUNKIN CHUNKIN EXTRAVAGANA. For 25 years, the World Championship Punkin Chunkin backyard engineers have been launching pumpkins high into the skies above Bridgeville, Del. For the fifth consecutive year in Science Channel returns to the pumpkin paradise November 1- 3 to catch every far-flinging, high-flying moment for the network’s annual Thanksgiving Day special PUNKIN CHUNKIN. From air cannons and catapults to torsion machines and the ever-mighty trebuchet, join hosts Grant Imahara, Tory Bellecci and Kari Byron as they demonstrate these unbelievable, home-engineered machines! The team will share behind-the-scenes footage from past Chunks and reveal what’s on the horizon for those who seek the 2013 Punkin Chunkin title.
FUTURESCAPE With James Woods: Tech Toys From The Future
Time: 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM
Also on Saturday, October 12, prepare to glimpse into the future of life on Earth. Join Academy Award-nominee James Woods on a Tech Road Show from the Future, as he presents never-before-seen footage of the new Science Channel series FUTURESCAPE, premiering on November 19 at 10PM ET/PT. He leads this panel with the most notable rock stars of the gadget world as they unveil the latest and greatest in the world of technology. Clips will take fans on a journey to reveal world-changing breakthroughs and their implications for the future, including demonstrations of synthetic biology, predictive analytics, habitable planets, and nano technology. What’s happening in these game-changing fields? What does it mean for us? Woods will ask the big questions, ignite debate and reveal a stunning image of the future.