Fox TV Panels Announced for SDCC 2012: Bones and No Glee [UPDATE 2]

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This year’s SDCC schedule is starting to get a little firmer, with Fox Television being the latest studio to release news of panel appearances ahead of the con. And just like yesterday’s news, there are a few surprises.

The first big surprise is that, for the first time in two years, there will be no Glee panel at this year’s con. That leaves empty a big void in the schedule which last year filled Hall H, and will undoubtedly disappoint more than a few attendees – and, inevitably, excite a few others.

Another surprise is that this year’s Fox TV announcement includes both Fox and FX shows, and has left a few expected FX shows off the panel list. Sons of Anarchy is on the list for Sunday, July 15. However, no mention of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Archer, Wilfred, or American Horror Story. We don’t know if these will be following in a separate announcement, but their omission has us a little disappointed and leaves even more holes in the schedule.

UPDATE 2: We received a tweet from Collider staff reporter Christina Radish, who said that FX will be releasing its own schedule early next week. So we still have hope for some of the FX shows mentioned above.

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The last surprise is that Fox TV has NO panels scheduled for Thursday. In a bit of good news, last year’s no-show Bones is going to make a return, along with the expected block of Fox animation programs.

No rooms were mentioned in the announcement, but we’re fairly certain none of these will be making a surprise Hall H appearance. UPDATE: Sons of Anarchy seems to be confirmed for Hall H, just as it was last year, judging from a tweet from Entertainment Weekly TV writer Lynette Rice:

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Here’s the breakdown of the Fox TV announcement:

Friday, July 13

Bones: Fan Q&A with Creator and executive producer Hart Hanson, executive producer Stephen Nathan and stars David Boreanaz and Emily Deschanel.

Bob’s Burgers: Panel discussion and fan Q&A with creator and executive producer Loren Bouchard and executive producer Jim Dauterive and cast including H. Jon Benjamin, John Roberts, Dan Mintz, Eugene Mirman and Kristen Schaal

Brickleberry: Panel discussion with the voice cast including David Herman, Tom Kenny, Jerry Minor and Kaitlin Olson following a screening of the premiere episode

Saturday, July 14

Futurama: Join the cast and crew of the Emmy-award-winning series for world premiere footage of the all-new season on Comedy Central. Scheduled panelists include Creator/Executive Producer Matt Groening, Executive Producer David X. Cohen, and stars Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, and Maurice LaMarche.

The Simpsons: Moderator David Mirkin, Creator Matt Groening, Executive Producer Al Jean, Supervising Producer Mike Anderson, and the voice of Lisa Simpson, Yeardley Smith, for a lengthy look at the upcoming “Treehouse of Horror”, a sneak (2D) peek at Simpsons theatrical short “The Longest Daycare” and more

Family Guy: Seth MacFarlane, Alex Bornstein, Mila Kunis, Seth Green  and showrunners Mark Hentemann and Steve Callaghan will have a sneak peek at the show’s funniest scenes from the upcoming season followed by a Q&A with the audience

American Dad: An exclusive preview of next season followed by a panel conversation with the cast and producers featuring Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Scott Grimes, Rachael MacFarlane, Dee Bradley Baker, Mike Barker and Matt Weitzman.

Sunday, July 15

The Cleveland Show: World premiere screening of “Menace II Secret Society,” the season four premiere episode followed by a Q&A with panelists Seth MacFarlane, Mike Henry, Sanaa Lathan, Kevin Michael Richardson, Reagan Gomez and Rich Appel

Sons of Anarchy: An “inside look” with creator Kurt Sutter and stars Charlie Hunnam, Katey Sagal, Ron Perlman, Maggie Siff, Kim Coates, Mark Boone Junior, Tommy Flanagan, Theo Rossi, Ryan Hurst and Dayton Callie (Hall H)

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  • http://twitter.com/SD_Comic_Con/status/211204009816633344/ SD Comic Con Expert (@SD_Comic_Con)

    Fox TV announces #SDCC panel schedule; Bones is back, but no Glee, American Horror Story or It’s Always Sunny? http://t.co/cqq5Ul5v

  • http://twitter.com/pillchild/status/211208795316158464/ NORTH Forty-Four (@pillchild)

    @Geek_Mistress Foxannounces #SDCC schedule; Bones is back, but no Glee, American Horror Story or It’s Always Sunny? http://t.co/freK9Q2W

  • http://twitter.com/ComicConJericho/status/211347011893592064/ Gwen Ratkeeper (@ComicConJericho)

    Fox announces their 2012 TV panels: http://t.co/nxxrs40V

  • eserei27

    A friend of mine tweeted that Jason Gann from Wilfred posted on his Facebook that Wilfred will be at SDCC on Thursday July 12, with a signing from 1:30- 2:30 and a panel from 4- 5pm in the Indigo Ballroom at the Hilton.

  • http://twitter.com/nallstedt/status/211909759601868802/ Nora Allstedt (@nallstedt)

    #SDCC #Bones panel on Friday
    http://t.co/gU4qEGA6

  • http://twitter.com/comicconblog/status/212933495318777856/ Comic Con Blog (@comicconblog)

    Fox TV Panels Announced for SDCC 2012: Bones and No Glee [UPDATE 2] http://t.co/Bole36Fg

  • http://sdcc.co SDCC

    WOW – talk about animation domination on saturday! There are a ton of panels I want to attend!

  • David

    Looks like Glee is back on, with Michael Ausiello moderating like he did last year.

    http://tvline.com/2012/06/13/glee-comic-con-2012/

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