As if you weren’t already excited for San Diego Comic Con, it has been announced that MTV is taking over! Read about what they have planned below.
MTV, a unit of Viacom (VIAB, VIA), today announced it will take San Diego Comic-Con by storm with the return of fan favorite and hit drama series “Teen Wolf” for the seventh time and the highly-anticipated “MTV Fandom Fest” and “MTV Fandom Awards.” MTV will be on-the-ground with its own branded booth, giving fans an all-new interactive VR experience on the floor of the San Diego Convention Center.
The network’s branded booth (Booth Number 3729) will offer the ultimate fan experience, treating “Teen Wolf” enthusiasts to an interactive Virtual Reality activation using first-to-market gaze-activated technology. Fans will have the opportunity to meet and get autographs from a slew of MTV talent from “Teen Wolf” and “The Shannara Chronicles” set to stop by. Exclusive swag will be handed out throughout weekend including MTV portable chairs, MTV iFans, “Teen Wolf” fangs plus posters for both series, and more!
Thursday, July 21
“Teen Wolf” Panel 4:30 – 5:30 PM
Location: Ballroom 20
“Teen Wolf” cast members and executive producer Jeff Davis will take Comic-Con by storm for the seventh consecutive year, with a few surprises in tow. The pack will reveal an exclusive first-look Season 6 trailer, share shocking revelations for the upcoming season and answer fan questions. Entertainment Weekly’s resident “Teen Wolf” expert Samantha Highfill will moderate the panel discussion and fan Q&A.
“MTV Fandom Fest” and “MTV Fandom Awards” 6:30 PM
Location: Petco Park
Now in its third year, the “MTV Fandom Awards” honors the fans whose tenacious excitement pushes movies, TV, music, theater and video games from subculture to mainstream worldwide success. On Thursday, July 21 all Comic-Con badge holders are welcomed to join the “MTV Fandom Fest” party at Petco Park, featuring food, drinks, games and giveaways beginning at 6:30 p.m. PT and leading into the 8:00 p.m. PT taping of the “MTV Fandom Awards.” The show will air on Sunday, July 24 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on MTV. Voting is currently open at fandomawards.mtv.com. Nominees for “Fandom of the Year,” presented by JOLLY RANCHER Candy, will feature 32 nominees going head-to-head across multiple platforms in a special social tournament spanning movies, TV dramas, TV comedies and, for the first time ever, video games. The nominees for “Ship of the Year,” will be voted on exclusively on Tumblr.
“Official sponsors of the “MTV Fandom Awards” and “MTV Fandom Fest” include AT&T, Doritos®, JOLLY RANCHER Candy, Schick Hydro® and U.S. Air Force.”
“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.