Comic-Con HQ, a live streaming service from Comic-Con International and Lionsgate, will offer access to select convention panels and events (excluding Hall H), as well as scripted and unscripted shows. Free beta access begins May 7 with the official launch in June leading up to this year's SDCC (July 20-24).
G4 alum Adam Sessler ("X-Play") will exec produce programs on comics, science and gaming, along with hosting his own interview series. Fellow G4 star Kevin Pereira ("Attack of the Show") will exec produce a pop culture news show and late night talk show format. There will also be two roundtable discussion shows, one weekly movie talk in partnership with Complex’s Collider, and an all-female panel devoted to fangirl pop culture.
In addition, there will be live-streamed and archived CCHQ programming, airings of select Comic-Con panels, and access to the convention floor and sanctioned events (such as the Masquerade and the Eisner Awards).
Shows include the scripted comedy series "Kings of Con," inspired by real-life fan convention experiences from "Supernatural" stars Richard Speight and Rob Benedict; "Impossible Science," starring world champion illusionist Jason Latimer; and the formerly announced unscripted series with fangirl fashion company and lifestyle brand, Her Universe, hosted by founder and actress Ashley Eckstein.
Pre-register for free beta access for full platform of programming starting Free Comic Book Day on May 7 via their browsers and iOS/Android devices. The paid subscription service will roll out across more connected devises in the months to come such as Roku, AppleTV and Xbox One, with additional devices and distribution platforms becoming available throughout the year.