FX NETWORKS ANNOUNCES 2014 NEW YORK COMIC CON SCHEDULE
The Americans Panel Scheduled for Friday, October 10 at 3:15 PM ET
Archer Panel/Screening Scheduled for Friday, October 10 at 7:30 PM ET
The League Panel/Screening Scheduled for Saturday, October 11 at 11:30 AM ET
September 17, 2014, LOS ANGELES – FX’s critically-acclaimed, award-winning drama series The Americans, FX’s Emmy® nominated hit animated series Archer and FXX’s acclaimed comedy series The League are heading to New York Comic Con at the Javits Center October 10-11 for screenings, panel discussions and press rooms.
In addition to Q&As with the casts of each series, fans will screen footage from the previous season of The Americans during their panel, while Archer fans will be treated to an exclusive original short animation piece, plus the upcoming season six premiere episode. The League will show a never-before-seen episode from the current season.
Below is the full schedule:
Friday, October 10
Panel – 3:15 pm – 4:00 pm: Discussion/Q&A: The Americans is a critically-acclaimed period drama about the complex marriage of two KGB spies posing as Americans in suburban Washington D.C. during the Cold War shortly after Ronald Reagan is elected President. Join cast members Keri Russell, Noah Emmerich and Annet Mahendru, plus Creator/Executive Producer/Writer Joe Weisberg and Executive Producer/Writer Joel Fields as they discuss recreating this intense time in America’s history for today’s modern viewers. (Stage 1A06; Moderator: TBD)
Press Room – 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm (Press Room 4)
Panel – 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm: Screening/Q&A: Archer is an animated comedy that revolves around a spy agency and its employees who use every covert operation and global crisis as another excuse to undermine, sabotage and betray each other for personal gain. Join the voice cast of H. Jon Benjamin, Aisha Tyler, Jessica Walter, Chris Parnell, Judy Greer, Amber Nash, Lucky Yates and Christian Slater, plus Creator/Executive Producer/Writer Adam Reed, Executive Producer Matt Thompson and Co-Executive Producer Casey Willis as they discuss bringing this animated series to life. (Main Stage 1D; Moderator: TBD)
Saturday, October 11
Panel – 11:30am – 12:30pm: Screening/Q&A: To be a fan of FXX’s The League, you don’t need to know much about fantasy football, or sports at all. You just need to have friends that you hate. The ensemble comedy follows a group of old friends in a fantasy football league who care deeply about one another – so deeply that they use every opportunity to make each other’s lives miserable. Join The League’s co-creators Jeff Schaffer and Jackie Marcus Schaffer, as well as the ensemble cast, including Stephen Rannazzisi, Katie Aselton, Jason Mantzoukas, Mark Duplass, Jon Lajoie and Paul Scheer as they discuss making this successful series for six seasons. (Empire Stage/Hall 1E; Moderator: TBD)
Press Room – 12:45 – 1:45pm (Press Room 4)
About FX Networks
FX Networks, a business unit of 21 Century Fox, is comprised of FX, FXM and FXX. Launched in June of 1994, FX is the flagship general entertainment basic cable channel, which is carried in more than 95 million homes. Its diverse schedule features a growing roster of critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit dramas, including Sons of Anarchy, Justified, The Americans, The Bridge, Tyrant and The Strain; critically-acclaimed miniseries Fargo and American Horror Story; and the acclaimed hit comedy series Louie, Archer, Married, You’re the Worst, and the upcoming The Comedians (2015) and Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll (2015). Its library of acquired box-office hit movies is unmatched by any commercial television network. FX’s roster of acquired hit series includes Two and a Half Men, Anger Management and Mike & Molly. FXM (formerly Fox Movie Channel) was launched in October of 1994 and is now carried in more than 50 million homes. Its schedule features classic films during the day, and contemporary box office hits and acclaimed, award-winning films in the evening, as well as short-form award-winning original programming. FXX launched on September 2, 2013 in 72 million homes with a schedule that features original series, movies, and acquired series. The channel is anchored by the acclaimed hit comedies It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, The League and the upcoming Man Seeking Woman (2015) and The Tracy Morgan Project. Over the next several years, FX, FXX and FXM will undergo an ambitious programming expansion, with the three networks combining to deliver more than 25 original scripted series.