CBS Brings Record Number of Series To Comic-Con 2015 – Plus Captain Kirk!


CBS is bringing eight – count ’em, eight series to Comic-Con 2015: Supergirl, Limitless, Zoo, Extant, The Big Bang Theory, Person of Interest, Scorpion and Under The Dome.

William Shatner will also make a special appearance to read excerpts from The Autobiography of James T. Kirk.

Each of the shows will be featured in panels – some with pilot presentations, some with extended trailers, and some will provide other services. The Limitless Cafe will provide free coffee (and refills!), phone-charging station and free Wi-Fi.

A Supergirl themed 12-person pedicab will provide free rides through the Gaslamp district and giveaways of such nifty items as gold Supergirl flash tattoos, adult and children’s-sized caped Supergirl T-shirts, Limitless mint “pill” boxes, THE Late Show with Stephen Colbert-branded Col-Bear gummy bears, and Scorpion comic books.

Follow the jump for the complete list of panels, screenings, giveaways and interactive endeavors.


Big Bang-POI-Scorpion Dome

Four CBS Shows to Make Their Panel Debuts… Joining Four of the Network’s Popular Comic-Con Alums “Limitless,” “Zoo,” “Extant,” “Scorpion” and “Under the Dome” to Have Consecutive CBS Television Studio Panels with First-Look Video Content,
Thursday, July 9

Warner Bros. Television to Host “Supergirl,” “The Big Bang Theory” and “Person of Interest” Panels, Including Video Exclusives At the New “CBS Mobile Screening Room,” Fans Can Score Free Pedi-cab Rides and
Fun Network Giveaways While Viewing Series Trailers

CBS’s “Limitless” Café Will Energize Attendees with Complimentary Coffee, “Limitless” Refills, Phone-Charging Station and Free WiFi  

CBS Interactive to Provide Its Annual On-Site Coverage from and

Plus, via CBS Consumer Products, William Shatner to Make Special Guest Appearance And Read Excerpts from “The Autobiography of James T. Kirk”

Comic-Con® 2015 will feature the most CBS show panels ever! SUPERGIRL, LIMITLESS, ZOO and EXTANT will make their San Diego debuts, joining popular Comic-Con alums THE BIG BANG THEORY, PERSON OF INTEREST, SCORPION and UNDER THE DOME. The CBS series panels will present first-look videos, including world premiere screenings of the highly anticipated new fall dramas SUPERGIRL and LIMITLESS.

Also, CBS will debut the “CBS Mobile Screening Room,” a 12-passenger pedi-cab with oversized monitors, where fans can score free rides and fun Network giveaways while viewing series trailers, and CBS’s LIMITLESS Café will energize attendees with complimentary coffee, “Limitless” refills, a phone-charging station and free WiFi.

CBS Interactive will provide fans with its annual on-site coverage via and

Plus, CBS Consumer Products will present a special appearance by William Shatner, who will read excerpts from The Autobiography of James T. Kirk.

DETAILS ON PANELS/SCREENINGS (in chronological order):




6:00-10:00 PM Special Preview Night Pilot Screening (Ballroom 20)

Comic-Con and Warner Bros. Television continue their annual Preview Night tradition with exclusive world premiere screenings of the pilot episodes of four new series to be broadcast during the 2015-2016 television season, including CBS’s SUPERGIRL.  (*See the SUPERGIRL series description below.)


THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF JAMES T. KIRK  (Presented by CBS Consumer Products)

10:45-11:45 AM (Ballroom 20)                                                                    #KirkReturns #SDCC

William Shatner (“Star Trek: The Original Series”) will make a special guest appearance and read excerpts from The Autobiography of James T. Kirk, as James T. Kirk himself.  This in-world memoir chronicles the greatest Starfleet captain’s life, from his boyhood on an Iowa farm and his youth spent on Tarsus IV to his time in Starfleet Academy, his meteoric rise through the ranks of Starfleet and his illustrious career at the helm of the Enterprise. David Goodman (author, former “Family Guy” executive producer) will moderate. Advance copies of the book will be available at the Titan booth (#5537).

**William Shatner will participate in a signing at the Entertainment Earth booth (#2343) immediately following the panel. The signing is free, but requires a ticket.  Details on how to obtain a randomly distributed ticket will be available at the Entertainment Earth booth on the first day of the show.

For the latest updates on “Star Trek,” go to:,@StarTrek and @WilliamShatner

EXTANT (Presented by CBS Television Studios)

Noon-12:30 PM (Ballroom 20)                                                                     #Extant #SDCC

Exclusive Sneak Peek & Panel – Academy Award winner Halle Berry (“X-Men”) returns to Comic-Con with her new co-star, Jeffrey Dean Morgan (“Watchmen”), executive producer Craig Shapiro and executive producer/creator Mickey Fisher for a panel discussion and an exclusive tease at what’s to come in the mystery summer thriller series, back for its second season with higher stakes and new faces. When Molly Woods discovers she has unwittingly put the human race on a path to destruction, she and a mysterious stranger may be the only hope for survival. The panel discussion will be moderated by Chris Hardwick, comedian and host of @midnight.

From CBS Television Studios and Amblin Television, the second season of EXTANT premieres Wednesday, July 1.

For the latest updates on EXTANT, go to, @Extant_CBS and @MickeyFisher73

UNDER THE DOME (Presented by CBS Television Studios)

12:35 PM-1:05 PM (Ballroom 20) #UndertheDome #SDCC

Exclusive Sneak Peek & Panel – It has been weeks since the dome descended upon Chester’s Mill with Barbie and the residents being urged to follow Melanie “home.”  Season Three will pick up where Season Two left off, and the community will rise to new heights of ingenuity, courage and often darkness in their quest for freedom. There will be new faces, new alliances and betrayal of trust as residents learn what you “see” may not always be the truth, and that the real enemy is within. Join series stars (subject to availability) Mike Vogel (“Bates Motel”), Rachelle Lefevre, special guest star Marg Helgenberger (CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION) and executive producers Neal Baer and Tim Schlattmann for an exclusive look at the new season, followed by a panel discussion.  The panel discussion will be moderated by Michael Yo, correspondent on THE INSIDER.

From CBS Television Studios in association with Amblin Television, the third season of UNDER THE DOME premieres Thursday, June 25.

For the latest updates on UNDER THE DOME, go to:, @UnderTheDomeCBS, @DeanJNorris, @RachelleLefevre, @Mike_Vogel, @colinfordactor, @EddiePCahill, @mackenzielintz, @AishaHinds, @MargHelgen and @NealBaer

ZOO (Presented by CBS Television Studios)

1:10-1:40 PM (Ballroom 20)  #Zoo #SDCC

Exclusive Sneak Peek & Panel – The wild shall inherit the Earth in ZOO, CBS’s newest summer event series, based on the #1 bestselling novel by James Patterson.  ZOO is a global thriller about a wave of violent animal attacks against humans that are sweeping the planet. The series spans eight countries and features real lions, tigers, bears and more.  Join series stars James Wolk (“Mad Men”), Kristen Connolly (“Cabin in the Woods”), Billy Burke (“Revolution”), Nora Arnezeder (“Safe House”) and executive producers Jeff Pinkner (“Fringe”) and Josh Appelbaum (“Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol”) for an exclusive sneak peek of the first season, followed by a panel discussion.  The panel discussion will be moderated by Kevin Frazier, co-host of ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT.

From CBS Television Studios, ZOO premieres Tuesday, June 30.

For the latest updates on ZOO, go to:, @ZooCBS, @JamesWolk, @billy_burke and @JPFringe

LIMITLESS (Presented by CBS Television Studios)

1:45-2:55 PM (Ballroom 20) #Limitless #SDCC

Exclusive Premiere Screening & Panel – Picking up where the hit feature film left off, LIMITLESS follows Brian Finch (Jake McDorman) as he discovers the power of the brain-boosting drug NZT. From executive producer Bradley Cooper, the fast-paced drama will explore what happens when there are no limits to man’s potential, as Finch is coerced by the FBI to use his newfound extraordinary abilities for good. The exclusive screening of the pilot episode will be followed by a panel discussion with series stars Jake McDorman (“American Sniper”) and Hill Harper (“CSI: NY”), director Marc Webb (“The Amazing Spider-Man” series) and executive producers Craig Sweeny, Alex Kurtzman and Heather Kadin.  The panel discussion will be moderated by Ben Blacker, creator of the Nerdist Writers Panel.

From CBS Television Studios in association with K/O Paper Products and Relativity Television, LIMITLESS premieres Tuesday, Sept. 22.

For the latest updates on LIMITLESS, go to:, @LimitlessCBS, @JakeMcDorman and @hillharper

SCORPION  (Presented by CBS Television Studios)

3:00-3:30 PM (Ballroom 20) #Scorpion #SDCC

Exclusive Sneak Peek & Panel – CBS’s high-octane breakout hit about a team of brilliant misfits who use their smarts to solve the nation’s crises while helping each other fit in returns to Comic-Con. Team Scorpion will unveil an exclusive sizzle reel highlighting all of the best action scenes and fan-favorite moments from the first season. Fans will have the chance to hear firsthand about what’s ahead in Season Two and discuss the series with stars (subject to availability) Elyes Gabel (“World War Z”), Robert Patrick (“Terminator 2”), Katharine McPhee (“Smash”), Eddie Kaye Thomas (“American Pie”), Jadyn Wong (“Broken Trail”), Ari Stidham (“Huge”) and executive producer Nicholas Wootton.  The panel discussion will be moderated by Ben Blacker, creator of the Nerdist Writers Panel.

From CBS Television Studios, the second season of SCORPION premieres Monday, Sept. 21.

**A SCORPION signing with the cast will take place from 2:00-2:30 PM on Thursday at the IDW Publishing booth (#2743).

For the latest updates on SCORPION, go to:, @Scorpion_CBS, @ElyesGabel, @robertpatrickT2, @katharinemcphee and @NicholasWootton


THE BIG BANG THEORY (Presented by Warner Bros. Television)

10:00-11:00 AM (Ballroom 20)  #WBSDCC

Special Video Presentation & Panel – As THE BIG BANG THEORY approaches the premiere of its ninth season, its writers are returning to San Diego to once again solve the comedy equation and take you behind the scenes of the creative process of TV’s #1 comedy series! From huge guest stars to the shocking moments in the season finale – Was that a ring, my Precious? Will what happened in Vegas stay in Vegas? – find out what it takes to make the hit series each week.  Join the show’s writers as they take you inside the writers’ room for a lively discussion and special video presentation.

From Chuck Lorre Productions, Inc., in association with Warner Bros. Television, the ninth season of THE BIG BANG THEORY premieres Monday, Sept. 21. (The Big Bang Theory: The Complete Eighth Season will be released on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, DVD and Digital HD on Sept. 15.)

For the latest updates on THE BIG BANG THEORY, go to: and executive producers Steven Molaro (@SteveMolaro) and Bill Prady (@billprady)

For additional information on Warner Bros. Television’s plans for Comic-Con and for real-time updates during the convention, please follow WBTV on Twitter at @warnerbrostv – official hashtag #WBSDCC – and visit http://comiccon.thewbcom.


PERSON OF INTEREST (Presented by Warner Bros. Television)

 5:15-6:15 PM (Room 6BCF) #WBSDCC

Special Video Presentation & Panel – Premiering midseason on CBS, PERSON OF INTEREST returns to San Diego for the fifth year! Join the discussion as the science “fiction” of PERSON OF INTEREST stays one step ahead of real-world events.  John Reese (Jim Caviezel) and Harold Finch (Michael Emerson) have saved countless lives thanks to the omniscience of their supercomputer and their crack team of brave misfits – NYPD detective Lionel Fusco (Kevin Chapman), the unpredictable cyber-hacker Root (Amy Acker) and missing-in-action operative Sameen Shaw (Sarah Shahi).  But a new threat puts their mission in jeopardy and their lives in even more danger. Samaritan, the rival AI, has initiated its lethal “correction.” Finch’s Machine is essentially dead. Shaw is still missing. And the team is once again hiding in plain sight. But with Samaritan’s invisible grip tightening everywhere, will Finch be able to rebuild and resurrect The Machine? And if he does, will it be the same Machine when it comes back online? Find out highly confidential intel when executive producers Jonathan Nolan, Greg Plageman and Denise Thé join series stars Jim Caviezel, Michael Emerson, Kevin Chapman and Amy Acker to undergo a Comic-Con interrogation with a special video presentation and Q&A.  The panel discussion will be moderated by IGN TV writer Matt Fowler.

From Bonanza Productions Inc., in association with Bad Robot Productions and Warner Bros. Television, PERSON OF INTEREST will return for its fifth season in 2015-2016. (Person of Interest: The Complete Fourth Season will be released on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, DVD and Digital HD on August 11.)

**A PERSON OF INTEREST signing will take place on Saturday at the Warner Bros. booth (#4545).  Signing time to be announced.

For the latest updates on PERSON OF INTEREST, go to:, @PersonInterest, @POIWritersRoom, @bad_robot, Kevin Chapman  @POIFUSCO (for Kevin Chapman) and @AmyAcker

For additional information on Warner Bros. Television’s plans for Comic-Con and for real-time updates during the convention, please follow WBTV on Twitter @warnerbrostv – official hashtag #WBSDCC – and visit http://comiccon.thewbcom.

SUPERGIRL (Warner Bros. Television Presents a Night of DC Entertainment)

8:00-11:00 PM (Hall H) #WBSDCC

Pilot Screening & Panel – This exclusive evening will feature several superhero-themed series, including a pilot screening of CBS’s highly anticipated new action series SUPERGIRL, followed by a Q&A with stars and producers to be announced.  In the vast DC Comics Universe of superheroes, the rich mythology of Superman and the planet Krypton is perhaps the most famous and instantly recognizable.  Enter Supergirl!  Born on the doomed planet Krypton, the preteen Kara escaped at the same time as the infant Kal-El, but didn’t arrive on Earth until many years later after being lost in the Phantom Zone. Now at age 24, living in National City and working as an assistant for Catco Worldwide Media mogul Cat Grant (Calista Flockhart), Kara (Melissa Benoist) has spent so many years trying to fit in that she forgot to ever stand out. All that changes when she decides to embrace her superhuman abilities and become the hero she was always destined to be. With the help of Daily Planet photographer James Olsen (Mehcad Brooks), her foster sister Alex (Chyler Leigh), and the research of the super-secret, off-the-grid Department of Extra-Normal Operations (DEO) and its head, Hank Henshaw (David Harewood), who are tasked with keeping the Earth safe from aliens, Kara takes to the skies to protect her world.

From Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television, and based on the characters from DC Comics, SUPERGIRL premieres Monday, Oct. 26.

**A SUPERGIRL signing will take place on Saturday at the Warner Bros. booth (#4545).  Signing time to be announced.

For the latest updates on SUPERGIRL go to:, @supergirlcbs, @itsmmbenoist, @chy_leigh, @MehcadBrooks, @davidharewood, @jeremymjordan, @GBerlanti, @aliadler, @AJKreisberg and @Sarahsowitty

For additional information on Warner Bros. Television’s plans for Comic-Con and for real-time updates during the convention, please follow WBTV on Twitter @warnerbrostv – official hashtag #WBSDCC – and visit http://comiccon.thewbcom.


Supergirl Cab

From Thursday, July 9 through Saturday, July 11, the Network will showcase its brand-new multi-faceted “CBS Mobile Screening Room.”  This 12-passenger pedi-cab, which will provide free rides throughout the Gaslamp district, features oversized monitors displaying rotating trailers and signage from select CBS programs to passengers and pedestrians alike. Network ambassadors, both on and around the on-the-go “screening room,” will distribute several giveaways that will make their exclusive debut at Comic-Con, such as gold SUPERGIRL flash tattoos, adult and children’s-sized caped SUPERGIRL T-shirts, LIMITLESS mint “pill” boxes, THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT-branded Col-Bear gummy bears, and SCORPION comic books developed by the hit series’ writers.  (The comic book’s first issue, “There’s No Space Like Home,” follows #TeamScorpion on its most cosmic adventure yet!)  Additional Network handouts will include ZOO animal crackers and SCORPION lollipops.

Also, on the first day of Comic Con (Thursday, July 9), attendees can gear up for the schedule ahead with free coffee and “Limitless” refills at CBS’s “LIMITLESS Café” takeover of the popular Gaslamp café Lion Coffee (101 Market Street., #100, San Diego).   Patrons will be treated to complimentary WiFi and a phone-charging station amid LIMITLESS-branded banners, coffee sleeves and barista T-shirts, and a screen featuring a trailer of the Network’s new fall high-action drama.

DETAILS ON CBS INTERACTIVE’S ENDEAVORS: will again offer a window into CBS events, news and action at Comic-Con for fans throughout the country.  Coverage will include interviews with CBS stars in attendance as well as on-demand video coverage of the CBS series’ panels and photos and editorial coverage from key Comic-Con and CBS events.  In addition to, fans can get real-time updates through CBS series’ Twitter accounts (@CBS, @UndertheDomeCBS, @Scorpion_CBS, @Extant_CBS, @LimitlessCBS, @ZooCBS, @supergirlCBS, @PersonInterest, and @BigBang_CBS) and on CBS’s Facebook page. Social coverage will include live tweeting of panels and events, plus access to photos and videos.

GameSpot – With so many video game publishers making big announcements at the show,’s expert editors will be on the scene to cover the latest news and reveals coming out of Comic-Con.  GameSpot will also transport its audience to San Diego with video segments filmed directly from the show floor and hands-on demos of the most highly anticipated games being previewed at Comic-Con.

CHEAT TWEET: Catch CBS @ #SDCC! #Supergirl #Limitless #ZooCBS #BigBangTheory #TeamScorpion #PersonOfInterest #UnderTheDome #Extant