G4techTV Canada to air live coverage of Comic-Con 2007
Jul 19, 2007 News Releases
America's largest comic book and pop culture convention features biggest stars in the industry TORONTO, July 19 /CNW/ - G4techTV Canada is pleased to announce special live coverage of America's largest comic book and pop culture convention, Comic-Con International, taking place in San Diego July 26 to 29, 2007. G4techTV Canada's coverage will air live on Thursday, July 26 and Friday, July 27 from 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. ET. The coverage will feature in-depth comic news, behind-the-scenes interviews with directors and stars from the latest comic-based films and TV shows and much more. Now in its 38th year, Comic-Con 2007 is the largest comic convention of its kind in the US and expected to attract more than 120,000 die hard comic book fanatics for a four-day celebration of all things pop culture. With hundreds of exhibitors, autograph sessions, photo ops, film festivals and industry awards, the convention attracts visitors from around the world. Comic-Con attendees include professionals from all areas of the pop culture industry, including, comics, films and television, animation, toy and action figure design, illustration and many more. Special guests at this year's convention include some of the biggest names in film and literature including filmmaker George A. Romero, godfather of zombie movies including the 1968 classic Night of the Living Dead and Ray Bradbury, perennial Comic Con favourite and the award-winning author of classics such as Fahrenheit 451 and The Martian Chronicles. G4techTV Canada will rebroadcast Comic-Con 2007 coverage on Thursday, July 26 at 2:00 a.m. ET, Friday, July 27 at 2:00 a.m.,10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. ET, Saturday, July 28 at 4:00 p.m. ET and Sunday, July 29at 4:00 p.m. ET. About G4techTV in Canada G4techTV Canada (formerly TechTV Canada) launched in September 2001. G4techTV is the one and only television station that is plugged into every dimension of games, gear, gadgets and gigabytes. Owned by Rogers Media Inc., the channel airs more than 24 original series. G4techTV is available on digital cable and satellite. For more information, see www.g4techtv.ca.