FX Networks Announces Panels for ‘The League’, ‘Chozen’ & ‘Archer’ for 2013 New York Comic Con
via press release:
FX NETWORKS ANNOUNCES 2013 NEW YORK COMIC-CON SLATE
Archer Panel Scheduled for Saturday, October 12 at 11:00 AM ET
The League Panel Scheduled for Sunday, October 13 at 12:15 PM ET
Chozen Panel Scheduled for Sunday, October 13 at 1:30 PM ET
September 25, 2013, LOS ANGELES – FX’s critically-acclaimed hit animated comedy series Archer, FXX’s acclaimed hit comedy series The League and FXX’s brand new animated comedy Chozen (launching in January 2014) are heading to New York Comic-Con at the Javits Center October 12-13 for panel discussions and press rooms.
Fans will be treated to a super-secret sneak peek of the upcoming fifth season of Archer during their panel, while The League will show an episode from season five. Chozen will make its world debut with a screening of the pilot episode.
Below is the full schedule:
Saturday, October 12
Press Room – 9:30-10:30am (Interview Room 1)
Panel – 11:00-12:00pm: Screening and Q&A: Archer is an animated comedy that revolves around the International Secret Intelligence Service (ISIS) 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, Judy Greer, Amber Nash, Chris Parnell, Aisha Tyler, Lucky Yates, Jessica Walter, and series creator Adam Reed as they discuss bringing this animated series to life. (Main Stage 1D; Moderator: TBD)
Sunday, October 13
Panel – 12:15-1:15pm: Screening and 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 and Jackie Schaffer, as well as the ensemble cast, including: Stephen Rannazzisi, Katie Aselton, Mark Duplass, Jon Lajoie and Paul Scheer as they discuss making this successful series for five seasons. (Main Stage 1D; Moderator: Damian Holbrook from TV Guide Magazine)
Press Room – 1:45-2:45pm (Interview Room 2)
Panel – 1:30-2:30pm: Screening and Q&A: Chozen is an animated comedy about a gay white rapper fresh out of prison with a new message and new skills, which he will use in his quest for redemption and domination. From the creative teams behind Eastbound & Down and Archer, join the voice cast of Bobby Moynihan, Hannibal Buress and Method Man, plus series Creator/Writer Grant Dekernion and Showrunner Tom Brady as they discuss this exciting new FXX series. (Main Stage 1D; Moderator: TBD)
Press Room – 3:00-4:00pm (Interview Room 2)
About FX Networks
FX Networks, a business unit of 21 Century Fox, is comprised of FX, FXM, and its newest channel, FXX, which launched on September 2, 2013. Launched in June of 1994, FX is the flagship general entertainment basic cable channel, which is carried in more than 97 million homes. Its diverse schedule features a growing roster of critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit dramas, including Sons of Anarchy, Justified, The Americans, and critically acclaimed new drama The Bridge; the miniseries American Horror Story; and the acclaimed hit comedy series Louie, Archer and Wilfred. 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, coming in 2014, Mike & Molly. FXM (formerly Fox Movie Channel) was launched in October of 1994 and is now carried in more than 49 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 is carried in more than 72 million homes at launch and its schedule 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 Legit, and the critically acclaimed latenight strip, Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell. 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.