AMC’s new late-night talk show Geeking Out will be making the scene at San Diego Comic-Con 2016.
A special edition of the talker – hosted by renowned fanboys Kevin Smith and Greg Grunberg – will ‘go behind-the-scenes of the Con than started them all.
Matt Damon will be on hand to talk Jason Bourne at a pre-Con pit stop in Las Vega. Then Star Trek Beyond composer Michael Giacchino will give the boys a peek at Star Trek Beyond IMAX before the pair head onto the floor to chat with comics writers and artists – plus, cosplayers!
This special edition of Geeking Out will air on Sunday, July 24th (10/9C). Follow the jump to get all the details.
AMC IS “GEEKING OUT” AT COMIC-CON® INTERNATIONAL WITH A SPECIAL EPISODE OF THE NEW LATE-NIGHT TALK SHOW HOSTED BY KEVIN SMITH AND GREG GRUNBERG AIRING SUNDAY, JULY 24 AT 10 PM ET/PT
Smith and Grunberg Go Behind-The-Scenes of The Con That Started It All
With Special Guest “Star Trek Beyond” Composer Michael Giacchino, Plus Exclusive Access And Interviews
With Artists From Your Favorite Games, TV Shows And Films Including Oscar® Winner and “Jason Bourne” star Matt Damon
New York, NY – July 7, 2016 – AMC announced today that new late-night talk show, “Geeking Out” will premiere with a special episode on Sunday, July 24 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT focusing on all things Comic-Con® International: San Diego. Hosted by Kevin Smith (“Comic Book Men,” “Clerks”) and Greg Grunberg (“Heroes, “Lost,” “Alias,” “Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens” and graphic novel Dream Jumper), the 30-minute show takes a timely look at pop culture through a fanboy lens and features talk, celebrity interviews and out-of-the-studio segments.
In this special episode, Smith makes a pre-Comic-Con® pit-stop in Las Vegas to visit his friend Matt Damon and discuss the eagerly awaited new installment of the “Bourne” franchise, “Jason Bourne.” Smith and Grunberg then head to San Diego and will give viewers an all-access VIP pass through the convention, including a conversation with Oscar®-winning composer Michael Giacchino, who gives Grunberg a preview of “Star Trek Beyond” IMAX and a first-look at the live orchestra that will perform along with the film. Our hosts will then hit the convention floor to chat with some of the biggest graphic novel creators and artists, and get an inside look at the other stars of Con culture: cosplayers.
“Geeking Out,” an AMC and The Weinstein Company co-production, is produced by Matador Content in association with Bandwagon Media with Jerry Carita, Jay Peterson, Todd Lubin, Patrick Reardon, Brad Savage, Smith and Grunberg serving as executive producers.
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