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'Extra' at Comic-Con: The Fan-Tastic Lineup!

Comic-Con staple Kevin Smith, rock band The Bacon Brothers -- featuring Kevin Bacon -- and a night of standup comedy from NerdMelt, will headline three days and nights of fun, free and fan-tastic outdoor entertainment as Warner Bros. presents the “Extra at Comic-Con” stage in San Diego’s Bayfront Park, from July 12–14.

“Warner Bros. has three priority words in our vocabulary when it comes to Comic-Con: FANS, FREE and FUN. We encourage everyone to check out the ‘Extra at Comic-Con’ stage this year,” said Lisa Gregorian, Chief Marketing Officer, Warner Bros. Television Group. “We have some ‘Extra’ special Con legends, must-see musical acts, free outdoor movie screenings sponsored by Flixster, your favorite casts Q&As, fan-centric comedy, live table reads… ALL topped off Saturday night with Bacon -- as in The Bacon Brothers!”

Here is a partial list of events:*

Thursday, July 12

--10:15 AM: "Elementary" stars Lucy Liu and Jonny Lee Miller

--12:15 PM: "Psych" cast

-- 3:00 PM: Table reading of “Chuck”

-- 4:00 PM: “Arrow” cast

-- 6:00 PM: The Tournament of Nerds! Featuring Hal Rudnick and Justin Donaldson from the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre

-- 7:00 PM: The Meltdown Live, featuring NerdMelt Theatre players Paul Scheer, Rob Huebel, Jordan Morris and Kumail Nanjiani, with a special surprise guests to be announced, presented by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment’s upcoming videogame “Injustice: Gods Among Us”

-- 8:00 PM: Live Demo of “Injustice: Gods Among Us” video game

-- 8:30 PM: Special Nighttime screening of “The Goonies”

Friday, July 13

-- 10:00 AM: “Paranorman” cast, including Kodi Smit-McPhee, Christopher Mintz-Plasse and Anna Kendrick

-- 11:30 AM: “666 Park Avenue” cast

-- 1:00 PM: “The Hunger Games” cast, including Amandla Stenberg (“Rue”); Dayo Okeniyi (“Thresh”); Isabelle Fuhrman (“Clove”); Jack Quaid (“Marvel”); Willow Shields (“Primrose”); and Alexander Ludwig (“Cato”)

-- 1:00 PM: "Resident Evil: Retribution" stars Milla Jovovich and Michelle Rodriguez

-- 2:30 PM: “Cult” cast

-- 3:45 PM: “Man with the Iron Fists” star RZA

-- 4:15 PM: "Bones" cast

-- 4:30 PM: Table reading for Adult Swim’s comedy “Childrens Hospital”

-- 5:30 PM: “The Big Bang Theory” cast

-- 6:00 PM: “Community” cast, including Joel McHale, Alison Brie, Gillian Jacobs and Yvette Nicole Brown

-- 7:00 PM: Live Recording of Kevin Smith Podcast “Fatman on Batman,” just steps away from “The Batcave,” which features all six Batmobiles on display

-- 8:30 PM: Special Nighttime screening of “Friday the 13th”

Saturday, July 14

-- 12:00 PM: “Nikita” cast

-- 12:30 PM: “Person of Interest” cast

-- 2:00 PM: “Shameless” star Emmy Rossum

-- 2:30 PM: “Vampire Diaries” cast

-- 3:00 PM: “Revolution” cast

-- 4:00 PM: “Fringe” cast

-- 5:30 PM: “The Following” cast

-- 6:00 PM: “Just Cos” Cosplay Costume Contest, hosted by Nerdist.com’s popular YouTube cosplay channel Just Cos.

-- 6:30 PM: The Bacon Brothers live performance, featuring Kevin Bacon and composer brother Michael Bacon. Saturday night’s musical lineup also includes Tony Lucca and Frenchie Davis from smash-hit singing competition show “The Voice.”

-- 8:30 PM: Special Nighttime screening of “Beetlejuice”

A complete schedule will also be posted at the “Extra” stage and online at www.thewb.com/comiccon. For additional information about Warner Bros. Television activities at Comic-Con, follow us on Twitter @TheWBdotcom (hashtag #WBSDCC) and @extratv.

Other Twitter accounts to follow: @ThatKevinSmith, @kevinbacon, @baconbros, @NerdMelt Comedy, @extratv stage, @Comic_Con.

*Times and schedules subject to change