Amazon Prime Video and IMDb TV Announce New York Comic Con 2020 Programming Block

Debuting Thursday, October 8

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CULVER CITY, Calif. - September 23, 2020 - Amazon Prime Video and IMDb TV, Amazon's free streaming service, today announced panels for New York Comic Con's Metaverse for returning, fan-favorite and highly-anticipated, new series Truth Seekers, Utopia, Alex Rider, The Boys, and Invincible. Highlighted by breaking news, exclusives, special previews, and answers to all your burning questions, the panels will feature more than 25 Amazon Original series cast, creators, and crew and will stream on NYCC's official YouTube channel beginning at 2:15 p.m. EST on Thursday, October 8th.

AMAZON PRIME VIDEO NEW YORK COMIC CON'S METAVERSE PANELS:

SERIES: Truth Seekers

ABOUT: Join executive producer and series star Nick Frost (Hot Fuzz), along with co-stars Samson Kayo (Timewasters), Emma D'Arcy (Hanna), Susan Wokoma (Year of the Rabbit), and Malcolm McDowell (A Clockwork Orange), as they discuss the making of this hilarious eight-episode supernatural horror comedy series about a team of part-time paranormal investigators, who team up to uncover and film ghost sightings across the UK, sharing their adventures on an online channel for all to see. Discussion and Q&A moderated by IGN's Terri Schwartz.

WHEN: Thursday, October 8 at 2:15 p.m. EST

SOCIAL: Instagram/Facebook: @AmazonPrimeVideo; Twitter: @PrimeVideo; #TruthSeekers

SERIES: Utopia

ABOUT: A twisted, eight-episode thriller about a group of young comic fans who discover the conspiracy in a graphic novel is real, and embark on a high-stakes adventure to save humanity from the end of the world. Join writer and executive producer Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl) and series stars John Cusack (High Fidelity), Rainn Wilson (The Office), Sasha Lane (American Honey), Ashleigh LaThrop (Fifty Shades Freed), Dan Byrd (Cougar Town), Desmin Borges (You're The Worst), and Cory Michael Smith (Gotham) for a Q&A moderated by Variety's Danielle Turchiano.

WHEN: Thursday, October 8 at 3:05 p.m. EST

SOCIAL: Instagram/Facebook/Twitter: @UtopiaOnPrime; #UtopiaTV

SERIES: Alex Rider

ABOUT: Join author and executive producer Anthony Horowitz (Foyle's War) and series star Otto Farrant (Salmon Fishing in Yemen) for a Q&A discussion as they preview this coming of age spy-thriller series, based on the best-selling, global phenomenon book franchise, prior to its November 13th premiere on IMDb TV, Amazon's free streaming service. The series follows a London based teenager named Alex Rider, who has unknowingly been trained since childhood for the dangerous world of espionage, and now finds himself reluctantly working undercover to investigate his uncle's death in a remote boarding school called Point Blanc.

WHEN: Thursday, October 8 at 3:55 p.m. EST

SOCIAL: Instagram/Facebook/Twitter: @IMDbTV; Instagram/Facebook/Twitter: @AlexRiderTV

SERIES: The Boys

ABOUT: Join The Boys' cast and showrunner as they answer fans' burning questions and tease what's to come in advance of the shocking finale of the critically-acclaimed second season. Based on The New York Times best-selling comic by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson, The Boys is a fun and irreverent take on what happens when superheroes - who are as popular as celebrities - abuse their superpowers rather than use them for good. The even more intense and insane Season Two, exclusively on Amazon Prime Video, finds The Boys on the run from the law, hunted by the Supes, and trying to regroup and fight back against Vought.

WHEN: Thursday, October 8 at 4:15 p.m. EST

SOCIAL: Instagram/Twitter/Facebook: @TheBoysTV; #TheBoys

SERIES: Invincible

ABOUT: Join creator and executive producer Robert Kirkman (The Walking Dead) live as he teases what fans can anticipate from this upcoming adult animated series, based on his iconic comic book by the same name, which revolves around 17-year old Mark Grayson, who's just like every other guy his age - except his father is the most powerful superhero on the planet, Omni-Man.

WHEN: Thursday, October 8 at 4:50 p.m. EST

SOCIAL: Instagram/Facebook: @AmazonPrimeVideo; Twitter: @PrimeVideo

Amazon Prime Video Social Handles: FB: /AmazonPrimeVideo IG: AmazonPrimeVideo TW: @PrimeVideo

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· Expansive Catalog: IMDb TV is a modern television network, offering viewers ambitious originals and an always updating library of broadly appealing hit movies and TV shows that customers would expect to see on a paid service. IMDb TV adds new titles to the service every month across a wide selection of genres including comedy, family, romance, thrillers, science fiction, documentaries, horror and more.

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September 23, 2020 4:35pm ET by Amazon Prime Video  

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