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Breaking Down the Thursday San Diego Comic-Con 2023 Schedule – Major Rooms by Day

If you’re anything like us, you probably already have your Comic-Con schedule started (and if you don’t — why not?!). Especially with panels, though, it’s helpful to know what else is in the panel room, as sure, your panel might be a walk-in by itself — but what if something major is right after it?

You can find the Friday schedule broken down here.

You can find the Saturday schedule broken down here.

Without further ado, let’s look at the major panel rooms (Hall H, Ballroom 20, Indigo Ballroom, 6BCF, and 6A) for broken down by day and timeslot:


Hall H – (*Seats 6,500)

11:30AM-12:30PM: Paramount Pictures: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles– Paramount Pictures brings a panel discussion and footage presentation with filmmakers.

1:00PM-2:00PM: Project K: Inside India’s History-Making Sci-Fi Epic– From the heartland of India emerges a unique tale that intertwines ancient mythology with cutting-edge science fiction, all within the captivating Spice Punk aesthetic. Welcome to Project K, the inaugural chapter of India’s most ambitious cinematic universe yet. Three of India’s biggest superstars, Kamal Hassan, Prabhas, and Deepika Padukone, along with director Nag Ashwin, unveil a glimpse into the future. Experience the convergence of global cinema’s superheroes as Project K marks the first time India takes the stage at Comic-Con.

2:30PM-3:30PM: Marvel’s Spider-Man 2: Symbiotic Relationships– Insomniac Games’ creative director Bryan Intihar, game director Ryan Smith, narrative director Jon Paquette, and senior art director Jacinda Chew are joined by actors Yuri Lowenthal (Peter Parker), Nadji Jeter (Miles Morales), Laura Bailey (Mary Jane Watson), and Tony Todd (Venom), along with VO and creative director Bill Rosemann from Marvel Games, to discuss the upcoming PlayStation 5 game. Get a behind-the-scenes look at Insomniac Games’ take on the monstrous Venom and how the symbiote plays a role in the sequel to the hit PlayStation games Marvel’s Spider-Man and Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales.

Ballroom 20  – (*Seats 4,800)

11:00AM-12:30PM: Max Original Animation– Max Original Animation celebrates new and returning animated series’ including an expansion in the Adventure Time universe, Adventure Time: Fionna & Cake; a new animated series, Young Love, based on the characters from Matthew A. Cherry and Sony Pictures Animation’s Oscar-winning animated short, Hair Love; and a preview of the upcoming fourth season for the fan-favorite Harley Quinn. The panel will feature exclusive sneak peeks, surprise panelists, and more. Moderated by Damian Holbrook (TV Guide magazine).

12:45PM-1:45PM: GhostsGhosts, one of television’s top comedies on CBS and Paramount+, returns to Comic-Con after a season cliffhanger where Sam saw a piercing white light shoot from the heavens directly into their home. Please join us for a special Ghosts presentation.

[CANCELLED] 2:00PM-3:00PM: Wheel of Time-The Wheel continues to turn at Comic-Con, as the cast of Prime Video’s hit series The Wheel of Time gives a sneak peek into the highly anticipated second season. In addition to a discussion about how the show is bringing Robert Jordan’s iconic book series from page to screen, they’ll be revealing exclusive season 2 content, as well as some other exciting surprises for attendees. Season 2 of The Wheel of Time will premiere on September 1.

3:15PM-4:15PM: Peacock Original Comedy Series Twisted Metal– Get an exclusive sneak peek at Peacock’s new original comedy series Twisted Metal. Based on the classic PlayStation game series, Twisted Metal is a high-octane action comedy based on an original take by Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick (Deadpool) and written by Michael Jonathan Smith (Cobra Kai), about a motor-mouthed outsider offered a chance at a better life, but only if he can successfully deliver a mysterious package across a post-apocalyptic wasteland. The ten-episode series stars Anthony Mackie, Stephanie Beatriz, Thomas Haden Church, with Will Arnett and Joe Seanoa, and guest stars Neve Campbell and streams only on Peacock on July 27.

4:30PM-5:30PM: FX’s What We Do In The Shadows– We’re sending ravens—500 ravens!—to invite you to join America’s favorite vampire roommates at Comic-Con! Be among the first humans to set eyes on a brand-new episode, complete with surprises! What We Do in the Shadows airs Thursdays at 10:00 ET/PT on FX, streaming the next day on Hulu. BAAAaaaaat!

5:45PM-6:45PM: FX’s Archer: 14th and Final Season Exclusive Screening and Q&A– Get ready to party, folks! Archer, the hit animated comedy series, returns to San Diego for one last blow-out celebration in advance of its upcoming 14th and final season, premiering August 30 on FXX. The landscape of the spy world is changing, and The Agency is now finding its way with Lana at the helm. Her goal is to make money while also making the world a better place, but running a spy agency isn’t so cut and dried. Come for a can’t-miss exclusive screening of the season opener and additional surprises.

Indigo – (*Seats 2,663)

11:15AM-12:15PM: Ninth Annual Musical Anatomy of a Superhero: Film and TV Composer Panel– Moderated by Michael Giacchino (The Batman, Spider-Man: No Way Home, Thor: Love & Thunder), leading Hollywood composers Christophe Beck (Agatha: Coven of Chaos, Shazam! Fury of the Gods, Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania), Laura Karpman (The Marvels, Ms. Marvel, What If . . . ?), Benjamin Wallfisch (The Flash, Shazam!), Christopher Lennertz (The Boys, Agent Carter), and David Russo (Gotham Knights, Pennyworth, Gotham) discuss the challenges of creating the musical landscape of the superhero genre. The composers explain the process through unreleased music and video clips from upcoming and recently released projects. Introductions by Ray Costa (producer, Costa Communications).

12:30PM-1:30PM: Felicia Day’s Third Eye: An Audible Original– Be the first to hear the audio trailer for Felicia Day’sThird Eye, a love letter to the fantasy genre, studded with geek and gaming culture Easter eggs and featuring cinematic 3D-audio action scenes and a full cast of all-star performers, including Neil Gaiman as the narrator. Felicia Day, director Jonah Ray, and cast member London Hughes premiere a sneak peek of this exhilarating audio and discuss what listeners can expect from the production that will be available on Audible on October 5. 

1:45PM-2:45PM: Behind the Scenes with the Cast of Jury Duty– From producers of The Office, The White Lotus, and Bad Trip, the Amazon Freevee Original series Jury Duty chronicles the inner workings of an American jury trial through the eyes of one particular juror, Ronald Gladden, who doesn’t realize that everyone around him is an actor and the entire trial is fake. Get the inside scoop on what was happening behind the scenes during the making of the series from the cast and creative team, and meet San Diego’s own hometown hero, Ronald.

3:00PM-4:00PM: World Premiere Screening of Freeform’s Praise Petey- ALL HAIL THE GREAT DAUGHTER! This is the 2-episode world premiere screening of Freeform’s new animated comedy, Praise Petey. From creator, writer, and executive producer Anna Drezen (former head writer of Saturday Night Live), Praise Petey follows Petey, a New York City “it” girl who has it all until her life comes crashing down around her. As luck would have it, a mysterious gift from her father gives her a new lease on life: She’s going to “lean into” modernizing his small-town cult. Starring Annie Murphy, John Cho, Kiersey Clemons, Stephen Root, Amy Hill and Christine Baranski, the series premieres July 21 at 10/9c on Freeform and streams next day on Hulu.

4:15PM-5:15PM: A24 Talk to Me– Danny and Michael Philippou (a.k.a. RackaRacka) discuss their journey from YouTube creators to their feature debut and how their love of genre led them to make the most anticipated horror film of the summer. They will be joined by Talk to Me cast members Sophie Wilde, Joe Bird, Alexandra Jensen, and Zoe Terakes.

5:30PM-6:30PM: Chasing Chasing Amy: How Fandom Inspires Creativity– How can a deep love of a movie result in bold new work? How meta can a documentary about loving a movie become? See for yourself by joining us for a conversation about the new Tribeca Film Festival selected documentary Chasing Chasing Amy and how one closeted queer kid’s love of Kevin Smith’s Chasing Amy resulted in the journey of a lifetime. Moderated by Chasing Amy director Kevin Smith, this conversation focuses on the creation and ideation of Chasing Chasing Amy, how art inspires life and inspires art again, and how art’s meaning evolves over time. Panelists include Award-winning filmmaker/subject Sav Rodgers (Out Here in Kansas, Dragtivists), principal subject Regina “Riley” Rodgers (The Remus Gang), lesbian writer and culture critic Trish Bendix, and writer/YouTuber Princess Weekes.

6BCF  – (*Seats 2,160)

10:30AM-11:30AM: LEGO: I Had a DreamZzz Last Night About Ninjago!– Learn all about LEGO DreamZzz, a new content IP that launched in May. The panel will be hosted by Keith Malone (head of entertainment development for the LEGO Group) along with voice talent Sarah Jeffery (Zoey), Marcos Cardenas (Mateo), Vincent Tong (Logan, Kai), Brian Drummond (Mr. Oz, Nightmare King, Ras, Riyu, Lobbo), and Larissa Dias (Izzie), as well as DreamZzz LEGO model designer Freddy Charters, head of LEGO production Asa Tait, and Doc Wyatt and Kevin Burke, head writers of Ninjago Dragons Rising. Be sure to come as your favorite Ninja or Dreamchaser.

11:45AM-12:45PM: Pokémon: Bringing Iconic Animation to Global Audiences– The Pokémon Company International (TPCi) takes a behind-the-scenes look at how the beloved Pokémon animated series is localized from its original Japanese version to one of the most popular series enjoyed by international audiences. In a panel moderated by streamer and comic book writer Meghan Camarena (also known as Strawburry17), TPCi’s Taito Okiura (vice president of marketing and business development), Andy Gose (senior director of media production), and Hilary Thomas (senior producer) will discuss optimizing the series for global viewers, provide fans with a sneak peek at the special collection of episodes that will conclude Ash and his Pikachu’s 25-season storied journey in Pokémon Ultimate Journeys: The Series, and share new behind-the-scenes insights regarding the highly anticipated Pokémon Horizons: The Series coming soon to fans around the world.

1:00PM-2:00PM: Braving the Elements-Live!– Benders unite! Avatar: Braving the Elements, the official Avatar: The Last Airbender companion podcast from Nickelodeon and iHeartRadio, returns to Comic-Con for its third year in a row. Hosts Janet Varney (the voice of Korra) and Dante Basco (the voice of Prince Zuko) claim their honor alongside surprise panelists as they explore the deepest realms of the Avatarverse.

2:15PM-3:15PM: Hold the Sauce: Good Burgers 2 Is Back!– The highly anticipated movie’s stars Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell will be joined by Good Burger 2 cast members Lil Rel Howery, Josh Server, and Kamaia Fairburn to discuss the all-new Paramount+ original movie and sequel to the iconic ’90s feature film based on the sketch from Nickelodeon’s hit comedy series All That.

3:30PM-4:30PM: Maters of the Universe: Revolution, a Conversation with Kevin Smith and the CastKevin Smith (Clerks, Dogma) hosts a roundtable discussion about He-Man and Skeletor’s most epic battle yet with the creators and cast of Revolution featuring Chris Wood, Melissa Benoist, Griffin Newman, and Tiffany Smith. Come for the exclusive scenes, stay for a goliath appearance by a special cast member.

4:45PM-5:45PM: Mother, May I? Featuring Holland Roden and Kyle GallnerKyle Gallner (Smile, Dinner in America) and Holland Roden (Teen Wolf) discuss and celebrate the release of their new film Mother, May I? available nationwide on July 21. Kyle and Holland discuss their roles and treat fans to an exclusive sneak peek at clips and other surprises. Alongside them will be director Laurence Vannicelli and producer Daniel Brandt.

6:00PM-7:00PM: Legion M: It’s All Happening– Legion M is the world’s first fan-owned entertainment company and is involved with films like Nandor Fodor and the Talking Mongoose (Simon Pegg, Minnie Driver), Jay and Silent Bob: Reboot (Kevin Smith), Mandy (Nicolas Cage), and the new William Shatner documentary, You Can Call Me Bill (filmed partially at Comic-Con 2022). Through equity crowdfunding, Legion M has made it possible for anyone to become an entertainment investor and get access to special screenings, industry events, set visits, and sometimes even work as an extra! This panel will reveal how you can join this revolutionary way to have your voice heard in the entertainment world. Co-founders Paul Scanlan and Jeff Annison and Legion M executives Terri Lubaroff and David Baxter talk about projects releasing this year along with some guest panelists to discuss how fans are the real powerbrokers in Hollywood.

7:15PM-8:15PM: Worst! Cartoon Ever!– For the 19th time at Comic-Con, animation historian Jerry Beck ( and ASIFA-Hollywood will once again foist a selection of the most terribly written, ugliest drawn, and unintentionally funniest animated films ever made. Cartoons include favorites Mighty Mr. Titan (the physical fitness superhero in his form-fitting costume a little too tight for comfort) and Johnny Cypher in Dimension Zero (worst. anime. ever.). Don’t say we didn’t warn you!

9:00PM-11:00PM: The Venture Bros: Radiant Is The Blood of the Baboon Heart– Be among the first fans to experience the all-new original animated movie The Venture Bros.: Radiant is the Blood of the Baboon Heart at this World Premiere screening. The R-rated film picks up immediately after events from Adult Swim’s shocking season 7 finale. In addition to the screening, join the filmmakers and cast for a panel discussion and audience Q&A. The Venture Bros.: Radiant Is the Blood of the Baboon Heart will be available to own on Digital starting July 21 and on Blu-ray on July 25.

6A – (*Seats 1,040)

11:15AM-12:15AM: Mattel WWE Elite Squad Fan Panel– The Mattel WWE Elite Squad defends their title as the action figure champions of San Diego Comic-Con with all-new WWE action figure reveals and WWE Superstar guests. Join hosts Sam Roberts and Johnny Gargano for a star-studded panel featuring the Mattel Design team and Superstars from WWE.

12:30PM-1:30PM: The Owl House: Us Weirdos Have to Stick Together– Come back to the Boiling Isles with Sarah-Nicole Robles (she/her; Luz Noceda), Avi Roque (they/them; Raine Whispers), and Cissy Jones (she/her; Lilith Clawthorne) as they recount favorite stories from their time on The Owl House, and why giraffes are absolutely terrifying. Moderated by Rebecca Rose (she/her).

1:45PM-2:45PM: Women of Concept Art for Film and TVConcept artists Gina DeDomenico (The Boys, Star Trek: Picard), Barbara Araujo (Haunted Mansion, The Acolyte), Maybelle Pineda (Black Adam, Blue Beetle), Robin Richesson (Mars Attacks!, The Spiderwick Chronicles), and Jen Hancock (Haunted Mansion, Violent Night) join for a candid discussion moderated by costume designer Mairi Chisholm (Sleepy Hollow, Lucifer) highlighting their professional journeys into Hollywood, the unique challenges they are facing as female concept artists, and how their careers continue to grow and change alongside an ever-evolving industry.

3:00PM-4:00PM: Crunchyroll Industry Panel– Hear about all the latest and greatest anime coming out of Crunchyroll straight from the source.

4:15PM-5:15PM: WrestleQuest: The Wrestlefication of an RPG– Mega Cat Studios team members alongside some legendary wrestlers break down bringing traditional JRPG mechanics to the wrestling ring. Peek behind the scenes with case studies, lessons learned, and feedback from fans, professional wrestlers, and RPG superfans.

[CANCELLED] 5:30PM-6:30PM: Sesame Street Muppets Live!– Hilarious live readings and performances from your favorite characters including Elmo, Grover, Oscar The Grouch, The Count, and many more. Plus, watch classic Sesame Street moments, and take part in unexpected improv scenes with special guests.

6:45PM-7:45PM: The Official Power Rangers 30th Anniversary Celebration– Come celebrate 30 amazing years of the Power Rangers with your favorite Ranger actors from across the decades, including Dwayne Cameron (Dino Thunder, Operation Overdrive), Brennan Mejia (Dino Charge), Cameron Jebo (Super Megaforce), Patrick DavidmRoger Velasco, and Christopher Khayman Lee (Power Rangers in Space), Selwyn Ward and Tracy Lyn Cruz (Power Rangers Turbo, Power Rangers in Space), Blake Foster (Power Rangers Turbo), Peter Adrian Sudarso (Ninja Steele), and more. Hosted by comedian Ben Kliewer, from 

8:00PM-10:30PM: The 26th Annual Comic-Con Superhero Kung Fu Extravaganza– Sifu Santa Ric Meyers (Minions Rise Of Gru) joins master remaster Frank Djeng (Enter the Clones of Bruce), fan king supreme Preston Downey (That Phat Samurai Guy), god of war Eric Jacobus (Action Talks/Essays), and Ronin Tu Lam (Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II, Forged in Fire: Knife or Death) for this annual extravaganza, jam-packed with the most eye-bulging, jaw-dropping, gasp-inducing, and mind-blowing international action movie scenes of the year, along with surprise guests, sneak peeks, and world premieres.

*This number is how many seats it normally sits this could change at any time.

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