Comic-Con 2011 schedule: 'Twilight: Breaking Dawn' headlines Thursday

breaking-dawn-comic-con.jpgComic-Con 2011 is but two weeks away, and the first full day of the convention will feature one of the biggest draws of recent years: "Twilight."

A panel for "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1" is set for the San Diego Convention Center's Hall H at 11:15 a.m. Thursday, July 21. Summit Entertainment is promising footage from the film and a Q-and-A session with cast members.

Other big draws on Thursday are back-to-back panels for The CW's new series "Ringer," starring Sarah Michelle Gellar, and HBO's "Game of Thrones" starting at 1:45 p.m. in Ballroom 20; a preview of 2011 and 2012 movies from 20th Century Fox in Hall H at 3:15 p.m.; panels for USA series "Covert Affairs" and "Psych"; and a "Visionaries" panel with directors Jon Favreau and Guillermo del Toro at 6 p.m. in Hall H.

Also, Warner Bros. TV will screen several of its new shows on Wednesday night. Starting at 6 p.m., you can see the pilots of "Alcatraz," "Person of Interest," "The Secret Circle" and "Supernatural: The Anime Series."

The complete Thursday schedule is at Comic-Con.org. Here are some highlights:

10 a.m. "Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe" DVD release (Ballroom 20)
11 a.m. "X-PLay" Live (Room 25ABC)
11:15 a.m. "Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 1" (Hall H)
11:15 a.m. "Covert Affairs" (Ballroom 20)
11:45 a.m. "Battlestar: So Say We All" roundtable with Richard Hatch, Michael Taylor and more (Room 6BCF)
12:30 p.m. "Psych" (Ballroom 20)
12:45 p.m. Sony Pictures Animation/Aardman showcase - "Arthur Christmas" and "The Pirates! Band of Misfits" (Hall H)
1:45 p.m. "Ringer" (Ballroom 20)
2 p.m. "Napoleon Dynamite" - new FOX animated series based on the movie (Room 7AB)
3 p.m. "Game of Thrones" (Ballroom 20)
3:15 p.m. 20th Century Fox preview of upcoming films (Hall H)
3:45 p.m. "Awake" - new NBC series (Room 6A)
4 p.m. "Archer" (Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront)
4:15 p.m. "TV Guide Magazine: Fan Favorites" panel with Jorge Garcia, Nestor Carbonell, Leslie Hope, Zachary Levi, Johnny Galecki, Matt Smith, Deborah Ann Woll, Joe Manganiello and "Vampire Diaries" EPs Kevin Williamson and Julie Plec
4:45 p.m. "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" Season 4 preview (Room 6BCF)
4:45 p.m. Robert Rodriguez's Quick Draw Productions upcoming movies preview (Hall H)
5 p.m. "Beavis and Butt-head" (Room 6A)
5:30 p.m. Showtime panel for "Dexter," "Shameless" and "Homeland" (Ballroom 20)
6 p.m. "Entertainment Weekly: The Visionaries" with Jon Favreau and Guillermo del Toro (Hall H)
6:15 p.m. "Wilfred" (Room 6A)
9:30 p.m. "Torchwood: Miracle Day" episode 3 screening (Room 6DE)
Photo/Video credit: Summit Entertainment
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