Cable Networks, Streaming Services Roll Out Show Trailers at Comic-Con
A bevy of cable networks and streaming video services gravitated to San Diego this past week to showcase the TV industry's top shows during the annual Comic-Con International show.
Networks such as AMC, History, HBO and TNT, as well as streaming services like CBS All Access and Netflix, presented to an estimated 100,000 Comic-Con attendees numerous panels featuring writers, directors and stars of major hit shows such as The Walking Dead, Vikings, Westworld, The Last Ship, Star Trek Discovery and Stranger Things.
Along with the panels, content providers also released video trailers from several series and specials, a sample of which appears below.
Twice Upon A Time (Doctor Who) -- BBC America
Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency -- BBC America
Stranger Things – Netflix
The Last Ship – TNT
Star Trek Discovery – CBS All Access
Vikings – History
The Defenders – Netflix
American Horror Story – FX
Westworld – HBO
Stargate – MGM
Krypton -- Syfy
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R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.