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morjana
July 10th, 2006, 07:36 AM
The TV Cable channel, G4, will have LIVE coverage of the San Diego Comic Con, scheduled to begin on July 21st. SG1/SGA casts' will be appearing at San Diego Comic Con on July 22nd. Hopefully, G4 will cover some of their panels!

Coming in July: AOTS Live From Comic-Con

Attack of the Show will be live from Comic-Con on July 21st, and Comic-Con will never be the same again. What are they gonna do? Oh, you're going to have to watch, but it's guaranteed to be a ton of G4 'tude in a place filled to the brim with some of the weirdest, most dedicated geeks on Earth.

And that's gotta be worth something, right?

http://www.g4tv.com/attackoftheshow/index.html


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Morjana

NowIWillDestroyAbydos
July 10th, 2006, 01:22 PM
Let's keep our finger crossed

morjana
July 10th, 2006, 06:31 PM
Samsister from Pegasus Galaxy found this information on the Comic Con web site:

"For those planning to attend, there will also be a screening of July 21st's SG-1 and SGA episodes:"

(Comic-Con 2006 Schedule)

8:30-11:30 SCI FI Friday— Don’t get SCI FI in your hotel room?! Come to a commercial-free screening of Eureka, Stargate SG-1, and Stargate Atlantis at Comic Con! Colin Ferguson, star of Eureka, will open up the evening’s festivities. Catch up on the Tuesday, July 18 premiere of Eureka and watch all-new episodes of Stargate and Atlantis. The first 1000 attendees will receive a limited-edition Stargate SG-1 10th Anniversary premium. Room 6A


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Morjana

prion
July 11th, 2006, 03:49 AM
Let's keep our finger crossed

I haent' had high hopes for any coverage from G4 after their last coverage of Atlantis (which was a year old). I suspect we'll see a lot of actresses though ;)

prion
July 15th, 2006, 04:14 PM
If there's a thread already, the search function ain't finding it and I give up after 3 tries ;)

There is an SG1/SGA panel on the 22nd, so fingers crossed....

http://www.comicbookresources.com/news/newsitem.cgi?id=7799

G4 GOES LIVE TO COMIC-CON WITH LIVE BROADCAST
by Arune Singh, Staff Writer
Posted: July 12, 2006 Official Press Release

Los Angeles, July 12, 2006 - For the first time ever, G4, the fastest growing
television network for 2006, goes live to Comic-Con, the launching pad for
the biggest comics and the most anticipated sci-fi, action and horror films of
the upcoming year. G4’s ATTACK OF THE SHOW, co-hosted by Kevin Pereira and
Olivia Munn, will offer extended coverage and television’s most in-depth look at
the convention, being held July 20-23. G4’s comprehensive Comic-Con coverage
includes a two-hour special broadcast live from the San Diego Convention Center
floor on Friday, July 21. Two additional one-hour specials airing Monday and
Tuesday, July 23 and 24, will feature first-look trailers, celebrity
interviews, creators, costumes, collectibles and, of course, millions of comic books.
COMIC-CON ’06 LIVE will air on Friday, July 21 from 8:00–10:00 PM ET/5:00– 7:00
PM PT. Two one-hour ATTACK OF THE SHOW Comic-Con specials will air Monday,
July 24 at 7:00 PM ET/4:00 PM PT and Tuesday, July 25 at 7:00 PM ET/4:00 PM PT.

In addition, the exclusive world premiere of the HAPPY TREE FRIENDS
television series will be held at Comic-Con, hosted by G4 and HAPPY TREE FRIENDS’
production company, Mondo Media. The twisted animated series—featuring cute, cuddly
animals whose daily adventures always end up going horribly wrong—will air on
G4 this fall in a new, half-hour version. Currently, HAPPY TREE FRIENDS airs
as a short during G4’S LATE NIGHT PEEP SHOW, a compilation of the best
animation found on the Internet. The HAPPY TREE FRIENDS podcast continues to be one
of the highest-ranking podcasts on iTunes. HTF creative team Ken Navarro, John
Evershed, Ken Pontac, Jim Lively and Francis Carr will attend a special
screening of the new, half-hour series at Comic-Con, followed by a Q&A session, at
which fans can have their photos taken with the Cuddles mascot.

More than 100,000 ardent fans are expected to attend Comic-Con 2006 during
the pop culture extravaganza, which celebrates the historic and ongoing
contribution of comics to art and culture. The annual event is so popular that tickets
sell out months in advance, and major movie studios send mega stars such as
Charlize Theron and Natalie Portman (who attended Comic-Con 2005) and Samuel L.
Jackson (appearing at Comic-Con 2006) to mingle with the costume-clad fans.

G4’s ATTACK OF THE SHOW, which has covered Comic-Con since 2003, will
dramatically ramp up its coverage of the convention this year. AOTS’ comprehensive
Comic-Con coverage will let viewers know what’s hot in the industry, which
homemade costumes shouldn’t have left the closet and what movies to look forward
to, giving the scoop from the stars themselves. 2006 marks ATTACK OF THE SHOW’S
first live broadcast from Comic-Con, as co-hosts Kevin Pereira and Olivia
Munn, and G4’s comic book industry expert Blair Butler, scope out all the action
on the convention floor during the two-hour live special on Friday, July 21. In
addition, two one-hour AOTS specials airing the Monday and Tuesday following
the convention will feature extensive coverage of Comic-Con’s most spectacular
moments. G4’s program highlights will include:

Celebrity Interviews and Movie Sneak Peeks: Hollywood rolls out the
celebrities each year for the big announcements and autograph signings. ATTACK OF THE
SHOW is at the front of the line for some face-time with the biggest stars
scheduled to appear: Samuel L. Jackson, promoting SNAKES ON A PLANE; Kristen Bell
and the cast of VERONICA MARS; cast members from BONES, THE BOONDOCKS, ROBOT
CHICKEN and the writers/producers of FAMILY GUY; as well as the cast from
Lionsgate’s anticipated CRANK: Jason Statham (Transporter), Amy Smart (Road Trip)
and Efren Ramirez (Napoleon Dynamite). ATTACK OF THE SHOW will also feature
first looks at next year’s biggest blockbusters, such as GHOST RIDER, SPIDER-MAN
3, TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE: THE BEGINNING and BEOWULF.

Floor Reports and Fan Insanity: ATTACK OF THE SHOW has the massive convention
floor covered with reports from the biggest movie studios and comic book
companies (Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, Vertigo and more) to the hottest indies and toy
companies. From costumes to collectibles, Comic-Con is for the fans, and
ATTACK OF THE SHOW is the biggest one. “Cosplay,” where attendees create and wear
anime costumes, is a large component, culminating in the annual Masquerade
Costume Contest on Saturday night. G4 will cover the spectacle.

Booth Activities: Fans can meet ATTACK OF THE SHOW hosts Kevin Pereira and
Olivia Munn during an autograph signing at the G4 booth on Friday, July 21.
Comic-Con attendees also will be able to watch the live broadcast of the July 21
special, direct from Comic-Con, on Friday afternoon, beginning at 5:00 PM PT.
G4 will be handing out special souvenir G4/Comic-Con bags at the booth,
celebrating the debut of G4’s booth at Comic-Con.

Online Coverage: Bringing the interactive experience to the viewer, fans at
home can weigh in on what’s hot or not, with Web and SMS voting opportunities.
G4’s website, g4tv.com, will feature extensive coverage throughout the
Comic-Con convention, including breaking news, photo galleries, "Best of" video
podcasts, extensive short-form broadband video clips on The Pile (g4tv.com’s
exclusive broadband channel), and in-depth feature stories.

About G4

G4, the fastest growing network on television for 2006, launched in April
2002 and is now available in 57 million cable and satellite homes nationwide. The
#1 podcasted cable network in America and a leader in VOD, G4’s programming
includes breaking video game industry news, trends, reviews, the hottest games
and gear, celebrity interviews and insider opinions. Targeting the male 18-34
audience, G4 is the last word on games, technology, animation, interactivity,
the Internet and broadband. The company is headquartered in Los Angeles and is
owned by Comcast Corporation. To learn more, log onto www.g4tv.com.

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PS In checking tv listings, the COmic Con special is on

July 21st at 8pm-10pm
July 22 - 3:00-5:00am (repeat) and at 11pm-1am
July 23 - 9-11am, 4-6pm
July 24 - 3-5am, 1-3pm

Meanwhile, check your local listings for times.

Also, full Comic Con news, merchandise, etc. is at this link in the FANDOM section

http://forum.gateworld.net/showthread.php?t=30638

NowIWillDestroyAbydos
July 15th, 2006, 04:52 PM
Nice :)

Thanks for the update prion

morjana
July 15th, 2006, 05:15 PM
bumping this up for Comic Con next weekend.

Morjana

prion
July 15th, 2006, 05:32 PM
Nice :)

Thanks for the update prion

No problem. So scorching hot/humid outside that I'm just foolishly googling stuff (did you know that watermelons always came in yellow?) ;) Anyway, my AOL calendar popped up a notice which is another reason I decided to see what might be buried in the news :)

morjana
July 16th, 2006, 08:47 PM
From a G4 e-mail newsletter:

G4 Week: Live From Comic-Con

Live From Comic-Con

Want a front row seat to the greatest geek-fest on earth? You got it.

Attack of the Show will be live at San Diego's Comic-Con with first-look trailers, celebrities, creators, collectibles, toys, 100,000 comic book fans and millions of comic books. The San Diego Convention Center is the place to be, and G4 will be there in force.

Comic-Con '06 Live airs Friday, July 21 from 8:00pm to 10:00pm ET. Don't do anything else but watch.

Watch Attack of the Show every weeknight at 7PM ET.

G4's website is:

http://www.g4tv.com


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Morjana

morjana
July 19th, 2006, 09:32 PM
bumping up for Comic Con this weekend (July 21-24)

Morjana

prion
July 20th, 2006, 02:44 PM
And don't forget to visit the COMIC CON thread at

http://forum.gateworld.net/showthread.php?t=30638

where all the news on the con has been gathered :) [just added a whole bunch of links, with a few Stargate mentions, but it should start increasing on Saturday after the panel]

morjana
July 22nd, 2006, 11:53 AM
Bumping up for Saturday's Comic Con events -- SG1 and SGA have panels on Sat., July 22.

Morjana

prion
July 22nd, 2006, 12:31 PM
The G4 2 hour special was basically a bust, unless you count the inventive Yaris ads ;)

Anyway, G4 *IS* condensing it down to a one hour special on their ATTACK OF THE SHOW on Monday, July 24th at 7pm ET. It's possible there might be some Stargate coverage, but who knows?