"MTV News: Comic-Con Takeover" Set to Bring Fans There LIVE with Three Days of Live Streams Featuring the Most Buzzed About Film and TV Stars on MTV.com
Fans to Interact LIVE with The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 Cast, and Catch Interviews with the Conan The Barbarian Cast,
Steven Spielberg, Cast of The Walking Dead and Many More
NEW YORK, NY - July 20, 2011 - Beginning Thursday, July 21st and continuing on Friday, July 22nd and Saturday, July 23rd, MTV News' Josh Horowitz will bring the insanity of Comic-Con LIVE to the fans with a one-hour live stream each day at 6pm ET/3pm PT only on MTV.com. "MTV News: Comic-Con Takeover" will feature exclusive clips, live interviews with the most buzzed about Film and TV stars and much more! Moreover - fans can get in on the action by submitting questions and comments via Twitter using the @MTVNews handle and hashtag #MTVSDCC.
"MTV News: Comic-Con Takeover" will kick off on Thursday, July 21st with The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 extravaganza that will feature a full-hour of interviews and Q&A with cast members. Sponsored by HTC, the Thursday live stream will include super fans and additional surprises.
Friday and Saturday will be filled wall-to-wall with the biggest movies and TV shows scheduled to be at Comic-Con, including The Amazing Spider Man, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Abduction, Cowboys & Aliens, Glee, True Blood, Game of Thrones, and Vampire Diaries, MTV's Beavis and Butthead, among others.
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