ABC FAMILY TO GIVE FANS ACCESS TO TALENT AND UNIQUE PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES DURING NEW YORK COMIC CON ON OCTOBER 8-11
Meet-n-Greet Sessions with the Casts of "Pretty Little Liars," "Stitchers" and "Shadowhunters" Will Be Held Throughout the Convention
New York, NY (Oct. 2, 2015) - ABC Family will have a strong presence at this year's New York Comic Con with panels, as well as autograph-signing sessions and many fun one-of-a-kind activities happening in their booth throughout the convention. The ABC Family booth is number 1720.
Here is a list of activities that will be happening in the ABC Family booth from Oct. 8 - 11:
· Fans will get up-close-and-personal with stars of their favorite ABC Family series with meet-n-greets where they will have the opportunity to get a special Comic Con cast photo for autographs. The meet-n-greet schedule is:
· "Pretty Little Liars" on Friday, Oct. 9th from 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. with actors Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Lucy Hale, Shay Mitchell and Sasha Pieterse.
· "Stitchers" on Friday, Oct. 9th from 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. with actors Emma Ishta, Kyle Harris, Ritesh Rajan, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Allison Scagliotti and Damon Dayoub.
· "Shadowhunters" on Saturday, Oct. 10th from 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. with actors Katherine McNamara, Dominic Sherwood, Harry Shum Jr., Alberto Rosende, Emeraude Toubia, Matthew Daddario, Isaiah Mustafa and The Mortal Instruments author Cassandra Clare.
· Fans can stop by the booth during the four-day event to get unique photo and video opportunities including:
· Fans can insert themselves to re-enact the famous "Shhhh" scene in the opening credits of "Pretty Little Liars."
· Take a photo in the "Stitchers" lab
· Go behind the velvet ropes of "Shadowhunters" Pandemonium nightclub.
· Also happening during the entirety of the convention, fans will have the chance to stop by the ABC Family booth for custom "Shadowhunters" flash tattoos.
· Special hashtags have been created so fans can follow along on social media and be a part of the social conversation. The hashtags are: #PLLNYCC, #StitchersNYCC and #ShadowhuntersNYCC.
As previously announced, ABC Family will be hosting Q&A panels for "Pretty Little Liars," "Stitchers" and "Shadowhunters" during New York Comic Con. The panel details are as follows:
· "Pretty Little Liars"/"Stitchers" Q&A Panel - Friday, October 9th in room 1A06 from 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. The panel will be moderated by BuzzFeed reporter Jarett Wieselman and will include "Pretty Little Liars" executive producers I. Marlene King, Oliver Goldstick and Joseph Dougherty and stars Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Lucy Hale, Shay Mitchell and Sasha Pieterse. For the "Stitchers" portion executive producer Jeffrey Alan Schechter will be joined by actors Emma Ishta, Kyle Harris, Ritesh Rajan, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Allison Scagliotti and Damon Dayoub.
· "Shadowhunters" Q&A Panel - Saturday, Oct. 10th on the Empire Stage from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. The panel will be moderated by TV Guide Magazine reporter Damian Holbrook and will include "Shadowhunters" Executive Producers Ed Decter and McG, The Mortal Instruments author Cassandra Clare and series stars Katherine McNamara, Dominic Sherwood, Harry Shum Jr., Alberto Rosende, Emeraude Toubia, Matthew Daddario and Isaiah Mustafa.
Part of the Disney|ABC Television Group, ABC Family is distributed in 94 million homes. ABC Family entertains and connects to audiences with bold, relatable programming that celebrates the epic adventure of becoming an adult, from first kiss to first kid. ABC Family's programming is a combination of network-defining original series and original movies, quality acquired series and blockbuster theatricals. "WATCH ABC Family" is an authenticated service which allows viewers with participating TV subscription services access to 24/7 live viewing of the network, as well as continued on-demand access to such popular series at home and on-the-go via a wide array of devices. ABC Family is also the destination for annual holiday events with "13 Nights of Halloween" and "25 Days of Christmas."
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.