Syfy will once again have a major presence at the New York Comic Con running October 3rd through 6th at the Javits Convention Center in New York City. Panels are planned for fan-favorite Wynonna Earp, season two of The Purge, and the first season of Resident Alien. Syfy’s also hosting a screening of The Banana Splits Movie based on characters from the classic children’s TV series.
In addition to panels, Syfy and Syfy Wire will have fan activations and as well as interviews with the casts of shows including Outlander, The Orville, and Marvel’s Runaways. And Hobbits, princesses, and Pee-wee Herman will be stopping by the NYCC Live Stage at Booth #174, hosted by Syfy Wire (the convention’s live-streaming partner).
Syfy and Syfy Wire New York Comic Con Plans:
- THE BANANA SPLITS MOVIE Premiere Screening – Thursday, October 3 (6:45-8:30PM, Javits Room 1A10)
The beloved children’s show is back… with a vengeance—a horrible, bloody vengeance! Join us for this exclusive screening and some side-splitting fun (literally). In this SYFY original movie, the characters (Fleegle, Bingo, Drooper and Snorky) from the 1968 children’s show, “The Banana Splits Adventure Hour,” go on a bloodthirsty rampage during a live taping of The Banana Splits TV show. It’s fun for the whole family! (You know, if you’re into ruining childhoods).
A SYFY Original, THE BANANA SPLITS MOVIE will make its world television premiere on SYFY on Saturday, October 12 at 9/8c.
- USA’s THE PURGE Premiere Screening & Panel – Thursday, October 3 (2:30-4PM, Hammerstein Ballroom)
**SYFY’s sibling USA Network brings THE PURGE to NYCC!**
Don’t miss the premiere screening of the new season’s first episode, followed by a panel with stars and creators. Derek Luke, Paola Nuñez, Joel Allen, Rochelle Aytes, James DeMonaco, James Roland and Krystal Houghton Ziv.
Based on the popular film franchise, USA Network’s THE PURGE returns for its second season on October 15 at 9/8c on USA Network. This season, we’ll finally discover what happens the other 364 days of the year!
- SYFY’s RESIDENT ALIEN World Premiere Screening & Panel – Friday, October 4 (12:30-2PM, Hammerstein Ballroom)
Be the first to see Alan Tudyk (Firefly, Rogue One) as an alien in SYFY’s upcoming comedy series RESIDENT ALIEN. Join Alan, cast members Sara Tomko (Once Upon a Time) and Corey Reynolds (The Closer), and writer/executive producer Chris Sheridan (Family Guy) for the world premiere screening of the series’ first episode, followed by a special Q&A.
Set to premiere on SYFY in 2020, RESIDENT ALIEN is based on the Dark Horse comic and follows a stranded alien’s attempts to fit into small town American life… while continuing to pursue his own mysterious agenda.
- SYFY WIRE HOSTS ‘THE GREAT DEBATE’ – Friday, October 4 (7-8PM, Hammerstein Ballroom)
Some of the GREATEST questions in geekdom will be settled in the return of SYFY WIRE’s The Great Debate, pitting proud celebrity nerds against each other for hilariously epic debates. Who is cooler, Wolverine or Han Solo? Were the Smurfs delightful, or kinda terrifying? Would you rather have a Green Lantern ring or a Wizard Wand? We give you a paddle, YOU vote on the winners. So, judge wisely and remember…with great paddle comes great responsibility! (Plus it works as a pretty sweet fan for when things heat up.) And bring your own hot topics to present to the panel, so they can fight ‘em out. Let’s settle this inside!
- SYFY and IDW Entertainment’s WYNONNA EARP – Saturday, October 5 (6-7PM, Hammerstein Ballroom)
Don’t stop Earping! SYFY’s hit series and the 2018 People’s Choice Award Winner for Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy Show is back and better than ever. Join show creator Emily Andras, with cast members Melanie Scrofano, Dominique Provost-Chalkley and Katherine Barrell as they look back at favorite moments in the series and discuss the upcoming fourth season. Hell yeah, Earpers!
- SYFY WIRE: CON AFTER DARK (Friday, October 4 – Sunday, October 6 on SYFY)
SYFY WIRE’s daily televised wrap-up show CON AFTER DARK will air on SYFY at midnight/11c on Friday, October 4, Saturday, October 5 and Sunday, October 6. With so much happening, SYFY WIRE has you covered as host Jackie Jennings, comedian Jordan Carlos and WIRE’s expert team of editors and writers break down the day’s latest news, celebrity interviews, panels and trailers.
- SYFY WIRE FAN LOUNGE (Thursday, October 3 – Sunday, October 6)
The popular SYFY WIRE Fan Lounge returns for its 3rd consecutive year, offering a place to relax, refresh, recharge and catch all the action being streamed from the Live Stage. Find it at the Crystal Palace Mezzanine @ the Javits Center.