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Fox Sets 'X-Files' Sneak Peek, 'Orville' Screening, And More For NYCC 2017
With about a month to go before one of the largest pop culture conventions in the country opens its doors for its 12th year, fans are clamoring to know which of their favorite television shows will be making the pilgrimage to New York Comic Con 2017 (NYCC 2017) this year.
Fox is one of the first out of the gate to answer the "geek call," announcing on Monday that the network would be bringing a sneak preview of the The X-Files' new 10-episode season. Fox will also be hosting panels, screenings and "sneak peeks" at Season 2 of The Exorcist; Seth MacFarlane's The Orville, the 300th episode of Family Guy; and The Gifted.
David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Amy Acker, John Cho, Seth Green, Adrianne Palicki, Stephen Moyer, Jamie Chung, Ben Daniels, Alfonso Herrera, Seth MacFarlane, Zuleikha Robinson, Mitch Pileggi and Alex Borstein are expected to be in attendance to represent their respective series; as well as executive producers Chris Carter, Brannon Braga, David A. Goodman, Matt Nix, Rich Appel, and Jeremy Slater.
Here's the full lineup of panels and screening from Fox for NYCC 2017:
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6TH
6:00PM-7:00PM – THE ORVILLE – Join Emmy Award-winning executive producer Seth MacFarlane along with Adrianne Palicki and executive producers David A. Goodman and Brannon Braga for an extended look at an unaired episode and discussion about the hit FOX show! The Orville is a one-hour science fiction comedic drama set 400 years in the future that follows the adventures of the U.S.S. Orville, a mid-level exploratory vessel where the human and alien crew face the wonders and dangers of outer space while also dealing with the familiar, often humorous problems of regular people in a workplace…even though some of those people are from other planets, and the workplace is a faster-than-light spaceship. Hammerstein Ballroom
7:00PM-8:00PM – FAMILY GUY – A New York Comic-con first! Join your favorite animated family, The Griffins, for a very special Friday evening experience at The Hammerstein Ballroom. Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Mike Henry and executive producers Rich Appel and Alec Sulkin will treat fans to a special preview of never-before-seen footage, including a sneak peek of the epic 300th episode airing January 2018 followed by a special discussion and audience Q&A, all moderated by executive producer Cherry Chevapravatdumrong. Hammerstein Ballroom
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8TH
1:00PM-2:00PM – THE X-FILES – Following the explosive events of 2016's stunning finale, Chris Carter, David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, and Mitch Pileggi will delight fans when they premiere an exclusive first look of the new 10-episode event series coming January 2018 to FOX! Main Stage
2:45PM-3:45PM– THE GIFTED – From 20th Century Fox Television in association with Marvel Television, The Gifted tells the story of a suburban couple whose ordinary lives are rocked by the sudden discovery that their children possess mutant powers. Forced to go on the run from a hostile government, the family joins up with an underground network of mutants and must fight to survive. Executive-produced by Matt Nix, Singer, Lauren Shuler Donner, Simon Kinberg, Jeph Loeb, Jim Chory and Len Wiseman. Join series stars and producers for an exclusive first-look of the second episode from the fall's critically acclaimed new family adventure series which airs Mondays on FOX. Main Stage
4:00PM-5:00PM – THE EXORCIST – Returning fan favorites Ben Daniels (Father Marcus), Alfonso Herrera (Father Tomas), and Kurt Egyiawan (Father Bennett) will be joined by new cast mates John Cho (Andrew Kim) and Zuleikha Robinson (Mouse) along with creator and executive producer Jeremy Slater and showrunner Sean Crouch to show an extended scene from the all new third episode and share some behind-the-scenes details from season two of the FOX thriller! Room 1A10