Comic Con 2013: 'The Vampire Diaries' and 'The Originals' Schedule of Events


The annual Comic Con convention in San Diego, California, isn’t just for comic book lovers. As every Comic Con attendee can tell you, Comic Con hosts plenty of events that cater to the TV and movie buffs. The WB Network and it’s affiliates are regular attendees – and this year is no exception. For the fifth straight year, the fan-favorite CW TV show The Vampire Diaries will have a booth and cast panel at the convention. The Vampire Diaries‘ new spin-off show The Originals will be attending as well – their first appearance at Comic Con, although Joseph Morgan, one of the stars of The Originals, has attended Comic Con for The Vampire Diaries in the past.

Several cast members from each show will be present. The Vampire Diaries cast members include: Nina Dobrev (Elena Gilbert/Katherine Pierce), Paul Wesley (Stefan Salvatore/Silas), Ian Somerhalder (Damon Salvatore), Kat Graham (Bonnie Bennett), and Candice Accola (Caroline Forbes), along with executive producers Julie Plec and Caroline Dries. As for The Originals, Joseph Morgan (Klaus), Claire Holt (Rebekah), Charles Michael Davis (Marcel), and Phoebe Tonkin (Hayley) will be present alongside Julie Plec, the show’s executive producer.

Below, we have compiled a list of scheduled events – and included a few links from MTV, Entertainment Weekly, and more, so that you can watch their interviews live. Though there will not be a live-stream of the cast panels, The WB should be uploading the full panels to YouTube at a later date. Note: all times listed below are Pacific Standard Time.



Saturday, July 20, 2013

   5:15p.m. PST: TVGuide’s “Fan Favorites” Panel, with Joseph Morgan and Julie Plec as scheduled panelists.

Saturday, July 20, 2013

The Vampire Diaries:

   11:30a.m. PST: MTV Interviews The Vampire Diaries Cast [LIVESTREAM LINK]

   3:45p.m. PST: Entertainment Weekly Interviews The Vampire Diaries Cast [LIVESTREAM LINK]

   4:30-5:15p.m. PST: The official SDCC 2013 Panel will be located in Ballroom 20.

The Originals:

   10AM PST: Extra! Interviews The Originals Cast [LIVESTREAM LINK]

   1-2PM PST: The official SDCC 2013 Panel takes place in the Indigo Ballroom Hilton San Diego Bayfront.

   6:30PM PST: Entertainment Weekly Interviews The Originals Cast [LIVESTREAM LINK]




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