Following our previous report from this morning, here is the official press release announcing the US Premiere of The X-Files event series at New York Comic Con on Saturday, October 10th, 2015. XFN will be covering the event, as always.
As provided by 20th Century Fox Television:
TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX TELEVISION BRINGS STAR-STUDDED PANELS
TO NEW YORK COMIC CON 2015
U.S. PREMIERE OF THE HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED
EVENT SERIES “THE X-FILES”
FAN FAVORITE “SLEEPY HOLLOW” RETURNS TO NYCC
“MINORITY REPORT,” “LOOKINGLASS” AND “BORDERTOWN”
TO MAKE ‘CON DEBUT
LOS ANGELES, CA (September 10, 2015) – Twentieth Century Fox Television will thrill fans at New York Comic Con when it debuts the first episode of the highly-anticipated event series “THE X-FILES.” The worldwide phenomenon will return to FOX on January 24th, 2016, but New York Comic Con attendees will get the first look on Saturday, October 10th. Following an exclusive opportunity to view “My Struggle” in its entirety on the Javits Center Main Stage, convention attendees can look forward to a scintillating panel discussion with “THE X-FILES” creator and executive producer Chris Carter and star David Duchovny, moderated by comedian and “The X-Files Files” podcaster Kumail Nanjiani (“Silicon Valley”). In addition, the stars and creators of Twentieth Century Fox Television shows “MINORITY REPORT,” “SLEEPY HOLLOW,” “LOOKINGLASS” and “BORDERTOWN” will present new episodes and sneak peeks for fans at the world class event.
More details after the jump.
Descriptions of panel sessions follow:
THE X-FILES (Saturday, October 10 / 1:15PM – 2:30PM on Main Stage)
Do you still Want To Believe? Before the cultural phenomenon returns to FOX in January, New York Comic Con will host the U.S. Premiere of “THE X-FILES” event series! Be the first to see a special advance screening of the premiere episode, “My Struggle,” followed by a Q&A with Chris Carter and David Duchovny, moderated by Kumail Nanjiani.
MINORITY REPORT (Sunday, October 11 / 12:15PM-1:15PM on Empire Stage)
Join the cast (Stark Sands, Meagan Good, Nick Zano, Wilmer Valderrama, Laura Regan) and executive producers (showrunner Kevin Falls and show creator Max Borenstein) for an exclusive screening of a brand new episode of FOX’s new fall sci-fi action thriller! Based on the hit futuristic Steven Spielberg feature, “MINORITY REPORT” follows the unlikely partnership between a man haunted by the future and a cop haunted by her past, as they race to stop the worst crimes of the year 2065 before they happen. An audience Q&A will follow the screening.
SLEEPY HOLLOW (Sunday, October 11 / 4:15PM – 5:15PM on Main Stage)
Returning to New York Comic Con for the third year in a row! Find out what’s in store for our favorite Witnesses when they reunite for a very special third season on Fox and face the biggest threat to Sleepy Hollow yet! Get the inside scoop on our new cast additions, tidbits on this season’s “Twistory,” and the hilarity you can expect as Abbie continues to help Crane adapt to the modern world while they endure they coming of the Second Tribulation. Finally, enjoy a special screening of an ALL NEW episode followed by a Q&A with cast and Executive Producers.
LOOKINGLASS (Sunday, October 11 / 11:00AM – 12:00PM in Room 1A06)
Join star Rob Kazinsky (“True Blood,” Pacific Rim, “EastEnders”) and executive producers Howard Gordon (“Homeland,” “The X-Files,” “24,” “Tyrant”) and Rand Ravich (“Life,” “Crisis”) for a special advance screening of FOX’s highly anticipated new action-drama, “LOOKINGLASS.” Premiering in 2016, “LOOKINGLASS” follows a disgraced, 75-year-old ex-sheriff, whose life ends at the hands of corrupt cops, is brought back to life – by a pair of young tech scientists who are founder of the social networking empire, Lookinglass – and given a second chance as a 35-year-old with unpredictable near-superhuman abilities. Screening will be followed by an audience Q&A.
BORDERTOWN (Saturday, October 10 / 7:45PM-8:45PM in Room 1A06)
From “FAMILY GUY” ’s Mark Hentemann and Seth MacFarlane, check out a special advance screening of FOX’s new animated comedy, premiering in 2016. Centered on two clans – the Buckwalds and the Gonzalezes – living in a town on the U.S./Mexico border, the satirical comedy features a stellar voice cast including Hank Azaria (“The Simpsons”), Alex Borstein (“Family Guy”), Missi Pyle (“Two and a Half Men”), Nicholas Gonzalez (“Sleepy Hollow”), and Judah Friedlander (“30 Rock”). As the family’s paths begin to cross, they soon become bound by romance, conflict and, perhaps most importantly, friendship – a word that means the same, no matter what side of the border you’re from. Q&A with cast (Hank Azaria, Alex Borstein, Nicholas Gonzalez) and Executive Producers (Mark Hentemann, Lalo Alcaraz) following the screening.