MTV TAKES OVER NEW YORK COMIC CON WITH ELVES AND WOLVES THRILLING FANS WITH
THE RETURN OF "TEEN WOLF" AND CONVENTION DEBUT OF EPIC DRAMA "THE SHANNARA CHRONICLES"
New York, NY (September 17, 2015) - MTV announced today that "Teen Wolf" will return to New York Comic Con with a panel featuring producers and cast on Friday, October 9 while epic Sci-Fi/Fantasy drama, "The Shannara Chronicles" will make its highly anticipated convention debut on Saturday, October 10. Each can't-miss panel will feature cast and producers from the shows and give fans exclusive first-looks at the upcoming seasons for each show.
MTV'S NEW YORK COMIC CON 2015 SCHEDULE:
Friday, October 9
Teen Wolf Panel: 5:45-6:45pm, Empire Stage
Saturday, October 10
The Shannara Chronicles Panel: 12:15-1:15pm, Empire Stage
For "Teen Wolf" press room inclusion, please contact Kyle Pleva and Juliana Clifton. For the "The Shannara Chronicles," please contact: Jason Shumaker, Katie Magnotta and Stephanie Perez.
"The Shannara Chronicles" is written and executive produced by Al Gough and Miles Millar. Jon Favreau, Jonathan Liebesman, Terry Brooks and Dan Farah also serve as executive producers. The first two episodes were directed by Jonathan Liebesman ("Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles"). MTV is producing with Sonar Entertainment.
"Teen Wolf" was developed by Jeff Davis (creator, "Criminal Minds") who also serves as executive producer. Additional executive producers include Russell Mulcahy ("Highlander," "Resident Evil: Extinction"), Joe Genier, Marty Adelstein ("Prison Break"), René Echevarria ("Medium," "Castle"), Tony DiSanto and Liz Gateley. The pilot was written by Jeff Davis and Jeph Loeb & Matthew Weisman and directed by Russell Mulcahy. The "Teen Wolf" series is based on a Screenplay by Jeph Loeb & Matthew Weisman. The series is a co-production with, and distributed by, MGM, in association with Lost Marbles Productions, Inc., Siesta Productions, Inc., First Cause, Inc. and DiGa.
MTV is the world's premier youth entertainment brand. With a global reach of more than a half-billion households, MTV is the cultural home of the millennial generation, music fans and artists, and a pioneer in creating innovative programming for young people. MTV reflects and creates pop culture with its Emmy(R), Grammy(R) and Peabody(R) award-winning content built around compelling storytelling, music discovery and activism across TV, online and mobile. MTV's sibling networks MTV2 and mtvU each deliver unparalleled customized content for young males, music fans and college students, and its online hub MTV.com is a leading destination for music, news and pop culture. MTV is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.
About Sonar Entertainment
Sonar Entertainment is a multi-faceted independent creative company designed to meet today's ever-changing landscape in global television production and distribution. With headquarters in Los Angeles and offices around the world, Sonar is uniquely positioned to participate in a variety of ways in order to create quality television series, miniseries and movies. The company has the capabilities to develop, produce, acquire, deficit finance, package and distribute product both internationally and domestically. While primarily focused on the development and production of new product, Sonar is also the distributor of over 1,000 library titles comprised of award-winning programs from RHI Entertainment and Hallmark Entertainment, among others.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer is a leading entertainment company focused on the production and distribution of film and television content globally. The company owns one of the world's deepest libraries of premium film and television content. In addition, MGM has investments in domestic and international television channels and is the majority owner of and distributor for United Artists Media Group (UAMG). For more information, visit www.mgm.com.
About New York Comic Con
New York Comic Con, the crown jewel of New York Super Week, will take place October 8-11 at the Javits Center in New York City. The show is the East Coast's biggest and most exciting popular culture convention with the latest and greatest in comics, graphic novels, anime, manga, video games, toys, movies and television. The show's panels and autograph sessions give fans a chance to interact with their favorite creators and guests, while screening rooms feature sneak peeks at films and television shows months before they hit either big or small screens. For more information, please visit NewYorkComicCon.com.