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CBS Is Heading To San Diego Comic-Con 2018! Expect sneak peeks and panels from Magnum P.I., plus CBS All Access Originals like Tell Me A Story, Star Trek: Discovery, and more.
Posted on Jul 2, 2018 12:00pm

Are you ready for CBS and CBS All Access at Comic-Con International?

Here’s a special look at what’s in store for each day of Comic-Con, including sneak peeks, screenings, panels, and more from brand-new Fall shows (Magnum P.I., Happy Together, The Neighborhood), CBS All Access Originals (Star Trek: Discovery, Tell Me A Story), and cult classic The Twilight Zone.

Thursday, July 19

Tell Me A Story Panel and Sneak Peek, 12:15–12:45 PM, Ballroom 20
Step into the world of Tell Me A Story, the latest project from the brilliant mind of Kevin Williamson.

In this reimagining of the world’s most beloved fairy tales, see The Three Little Pigs, Little Red Riding Hood, and Hansel And Gretel come to life as dark and twisted psychological thrillers interweaving with each other against the backdrop of modern day New York City.

Join Executive Producer Kevin Williamson, as well as series stars Paul Wesley and James Wolk, for an exclusive sneak peek of the CBS All Access series followed by a panel discussion, moderated by Entertainment Weekly editor-in-chief Henry Goldblatt.

Stay tuned for more information on Tell Me A Story on CBS.com and CBS All Access.



Magnum P.I. Exclusive Screening and Panel, 4:15–5:30 PM, Room 6A
Magnum P.I. is a modern take on the classic series starring Jay Hernandez as Thomas Magnum, a decorated former Navy SEAL who, upon returning home from Afghanistan, repurposes his military skills to become a private investigator.

A charming rogue, an American hero, and a die-hard Detroit Tigers fan, Magnum has Juliet Higgins and her Dobermans to keep him in line, as well as his trusted buddies and fellow POW survivors TC and Rick when he needs backup on a job.

With keys to a vintage Ferrari in one hand, aviator sunglasses in the other, and an Old Düsseldorf longneck chilling in the fridge, Thomas Magnum is back on the case!

Join series stars Jay Hernandez and Perdita Weeks and executive producers Peter Lenkov and Eric Guggenheim for an exclusive sneak peek of the premiere episode of the new CBS series followed by a panel discussion.

Magnum P.I. Takeover
On Thursday, July 19, CBS will cruise the streets of Comic-Con in a branded Ferrari 488 to promote the return of Magnum P.I. Brand ambassadors will distribute red sunglasses and Hawaiian leis.

Watch Magnum P.I. this Fall on Mondays at 9/8c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Friday, July 20



Star Trek: Discovery Panel, 1:30–2:30 PM, Hall H
Over 50 years ago, the world was first introduced to what would quickly become a cultural phenomenon. Star Trek inspired developments in science and technology, broke social barriers, and transported viewers around the universe to new adventures and uncharted frontiers.

Last fall, Star Trek: Discovery continued that tradition and followed the voyages of Starfleet aboard the U.S.S. Discovery. Join the cast and producers of this CBS All Access series to look back on Season 1 and find out where the crew is headed as it transports into its second season.

Cast members scheduled to appear include Sonequa Martin-Green, Doug Jones, Shazad Latif, Mary Wiseman, Anthony Rapp, Wilson Cruz, Mary Chieffo, and Anson Mount (who will be introduced as Captain Christopher Pike in the second season), alongside Executive Producers Alex Kurtzman and Heather Kadin. The panel will be moderated by series guest star Tig Notaro, who will appear as Chief Engineer Reno.

Stream the entire first season of Star Trek: Discovery, exclusively on CBS All Access.

The Twilight Zone Marathon Screening, 7:15–9:15 PM, Room 6A
The Twilight Zone new original series will be coming soon to CBS All Access in a modern reimagining of the iconic series that took viewers to another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind. It was a journey into a wondrous land of imagination for five years on CBS, from 1959–1964.

The godfather of sci-fi series, the show explored humanity’s hopes, despairs, pride, and prejudice in metaphoric ways conventional dramas could not.

Please join us for a special marathon screening and a look back at some of the fan-favorite episodes from the original series. Concessions and an exclusive giveaway item will be provided.

Stream The Twilight Zone on CBS All Access.

Thursday, July 18 Through Saturday, July 20



CBS Comedy Cars
From Thursday, July 19 through Sunday, July 22, CBS will offer complimentary rides throughout the Gaslamp District in branded electric cars. Featured shows will include the new fall comedies The Neighborhood and Happy Together.

Trailers of the series will be screened for the passengers in those cars as well. Brand ambassadors will distribute giveaways making their debut at Comic-Con, including a variety of collectable emoji squeezies for The Neighborhood and Happy Together.



Stay tuned for more updates on The Neighborhood, coming this Fall on Mondays at 8/7c on CBS and CBS All Access.
Watch Happy Together this Fall on Mondays at 8:30/7:30c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Star Trek: Discovery Pedicabs
From Thursday, July 19 through Sunday, July 22, CBS will offer free “intergalactic” rides throughout San Diego’s Gaslamp District in pedicabs inspired by the design of the U.S.S. Discovery’s captain’s chair.

The pedicabs will feature the chair’s distinctive stitched black seats as well as video monitors built into its armrests, which in this case will screen trailers for the highly anticipated second season of the show. As an added touch, each vehicle will display an illuminated U.S.S. Discovery delta shield on the back.

Stream the entire first season of Star Trek: Discovery, exclusively on CBS All Access.

Star Trek: Discovery Mirror Universe Gallery Takeover
CBS is creating a fully immersive Star Trek: Discovery Mirror Universe experience at the Michael J. Wolf Fine Arts Gallery (363 Fifth Avenue, San Diego). Comic-Con badges are not required for entry.

The exhibit, scheduled to run from Thursday, July 19 through Sunday, July 22, will feature a photo opportunity with Emperor Georgiou’s throne and will showcase props and costumes from the series’ Terran Empire. The gallery will also house an official Star Trek shop with Comic-Con exclusives.

Star Trek: Discovery Mirror Universe Gallery Exhibit Hours will be Thursday through Saturday 11 AM to 9 PM and Sunday 11 AM to 5 PM.

Stream the entire first season of Star Trek: Discovery, exclusively on CBS All Access.