I just got this about an hour ago from Warner Brothers.  It's the long anticipated information on the Supernatural panel at the San Diego Comic Con this year.  The panel will be held on Sunday July 25 at 11:15 am - 12:15 pm.  In VERY exciting news, Supernatural this year will hold their panel in the coveted Ballroom 20.  This venue holds over 4,000 people, or twice as many fans as the previous room 6BCDF.  This is where all the big TV shows have gotten their spotlight in the past so its very excited to see Supernatural hit this level of prestige at the event.

Panelists currently announced are only Eric Kripke, Sera Gamble, and Ben Edlund.  The cast are TBD, although Jim Beaver did tweet a few weeks back that he would be there.  Below is the entire press release from Warner Brothers, which includes info about their 14 shows that will be there, including the Smallville panel that will happen immediately before the Supernatural one. 

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WARNER BROS. TELEVISION GROUP MAKES COMIC-CON 2010 ITS
BIGGEST EVER, HEADING FOR SAN DIEGO WITH A
STUDIO-RECORD 14 SERIES
 
Stars and Producers of “The Big Bang Theory,” “Chuck,” “Fringe,”
“Human Target,” “Nikita,” “Smallville,” “Supernatural,” “V,”
“The Vampire Diaries,” “Childrens Hospital,” “Unnatural History,”
“Batman: The Brave and the Bold,” “MAD” and
“Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated” to Appear
 
Warner Bros. Entertainment’s Nearly 3,000-Square-Foot Booth to
Host Signings, Video Game Demos, Numerous Giveaways and
More During the Convention
 
BURBANK, Calif. (June 29, 2010) – Warner Bros. Television Group (WBTVG) is returning to Comic-Con International: San Diego in unprecedented fashion in 2010. A star-studded lineup of performers, producers and other members of the creative teams of a record 14 series from Warner Bros. Television, Warner Horizon Television and Warner Bros. Animation will be on-hand for panel sessions, screenings, media appearances and autograph signings. This will mark the largest contingent of talent from WBTVG ever assembled for the world’s leading pop culture convention. (In 2009, WBTVG featured 12 television series at Comic-Con.)
 
For continuing info on the Studio’s plans at Comic-Con, please follow us on Twitter @TheWBdotcom, hashtag #WBSDCC. For the second year in a row, WBTVG will also produce a Con-related online destination at www.thewb.com/comiccon, launching in mid-July. For a complete social media contact list, including official Facebook pages and Twitter feeds for WBTVG series, talent and producers, download the social media contacts page here: www.thewb.com/comiccon/2010WBTVGSocialMediaContacts
 
Series stars and creative teams scheduled to attend include:
 
“The Big Bang Theory”: Stars Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco, Simon Helberg and Kunal Nayyar join creators/executive producers Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady for a session moderated by Wil Wheaton
 
“Chuck”: Stars Zachary Levi, Yvonne Strahovski, Joshua Gomez, Ryan McPartlin, Mark Christopher Lawrence, Vik Sahay, Scott Krinsky, with Sarah Lancaster and Adam Baldwin join creators/executive producers Josh Schwartz and Chris Fedak
 
“Fringe”: Stars Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, John Noble, Lance Reddick, Blair Brown and Jasika Nicole join executive producers Jeff Pinkner and J.H. Wyman
 
“Human Target”: Stars Mark Valley, Chi McBride and Jackie Earle Haley join executive producer Matthew Miller
 
“Nikita”: Stars Maggie Q (“Mission: Impossible III”), Shane West (“ER”) and Lyndsy Fonseca (“Kick-Ass”) join executive producer Craig Silverstein (“Bones”)
 
“Smallville”: Series stars to be announced join executive producers Kelly Souders and Brian Peterson
 
“Supernatural”: Series stars to be announced join executive producers Sera Gamble and Ben Edlund, and creator/executive producer Eric Kripke
 
“V”: Stars Elizabeth Mitchell, Morris Chestnut, Joel Gretsch, Logan Huffman, Laura Vandervoort, Charles Mesure, with Morena Baccarin and Scott Wolf join executive producers Scott Rosenbaum and Steve Pearlman
 
“The Vampire Diaries”: Stars Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder, Michael Trevino and Matt Davis join executive producers/writers Kevin Williamson and Julie Plec
 
“Childrens Hospital”: Creator/executive producer/star Rob Corddry (“Hot Tub Time Machine,” “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart”) and executive producer Jon Stern (“The Ten,” “Scotland, PA”) join series stars Lake Bell (“How to Make It in America”), Erinn Hayes (“Parenthood,” “Worst Week”) and Rob Huebel (“Human Giant”). A website for the series will go live July 6 here: www.adultswim.com/shows/childrenshospital
 
“Unnatural History”: Stars Kevin G. Schmidt (“Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel”), Jordan Gavaris (“Degrassi: The Next Generation”), Italia Ricci (“Greek”) and Martin Donovan (“Weeds”) join creator/executive producer Mike Werb
 
“Batman: The Brave and the Bold”: Voice of Batman Diedrich Bader joins executive producer Sam Register, producers James Tucker and Michael Jelenic, and voice director Andrea Romano
 
“MAD”: New “MAD” animated television series producer/story editor Kevin Shinick (“Robot Chicken”) and Warner Bros. Animation executive Peter Girardi join MAD Magazine editor John Ficarra, art director Sam Viviano, legendary artist Sergio Aragones and contemporary artist Tom Richmond
 
“Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated”: Supervising producers Spike Brandt and Tony Cervone join producer Mitch Watson and art director Dan Krall
 
For additional panel details, including the complete schedule with times and locations, please download the addendum word document here:
 
www.thewb.com/comiccon/2010WBTVGPanelDetails
 
For series photography, please click here:
 
www.thewb.com/comiccon/2010WBTVGSeriesPhotos
 
THEWB.COM/COMICCON
 
Warner Bros. Worldwide Television Marketing is once again launching www.thewb.com/comiccon, designed to provide fans with a one-stop-shopping source for Warner Bros. Entertainment (WBE) information as they plan their Comic-Con experience, as well as to serve as a must-visit destination for fans to attend the Con in virtual fashion, if they are unable to travel to San Diego this year.
 
New content related to Comic-Con 2010 – including exclusive video and an advance schedule of panels, signings and screenings from all divisions of WBE – will be launching in mid-July.
Photos and exclusive behind-the-scenes video from Comic-Con 2010 will be posted to the site throughout the duration of the convention.
Highlights from Comic-Con 2009 can be viewed at the site now, including more than 30 behind-the-scenes video reports from the convention floor, the Studio’s booth, panel sessions, signings and more.
 
THE BOOTH
 
Warner Bros. Entertainment (WBE) will once again have a can’t-miss, nearly 3,000-square-foot booth on the convention floor, this time in a brand-new location: space #4545. As usual, the booth will host autograph signings by the stars and creative teams of all WBTVG shows, with multiple interactive kiosks for fans to play video games from Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, and much, much more. Additional details about the booth will be released in the coming weeks.
 
THE TV SERIES SCHEDULE
 
WEDNESDAY, JULY 21
 
Special Sneak Peek Pilot Screenings: WBTVG continues its Comic-Con tradition of hosting a three-hour special sneak peek premiere event on preview night, this year offering fans two opportunities to screen one of the fall season’s most highly anticipated new series: “Nikita,” starring international action star Maggie Q. In addition to “Nikita,” WBTVG will unveil special video presentations related to its other series.
 
THURSDAY, JULY 22
 
New series “Childrens Hospital”: Screening multiple new episodes in session
 
FRIDAY, JULY 23
 
“Batman: The Brave and the Bold”: Screening complete never-before-seen new episode in session and unveiling the trailer of the upcoming new animated series “Young Justice”
“The Big Bang Theory”
 
SATURDAY, JULY 24
 
“Chuck”
“Fringe”
“Human Target”
New animated series “MAD”
New series “Nikita”: Screening complete pilot in session
“V”
“The Vampire Diaries”
 
SUNDAY, JULY 25
 
New animated series “Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated”: Screening full-length, never-before-seen new episode in session
“Smallville”
“Supernatural”
New series “Unnatural History”: Screening full-length, never-before-seen new episode in session
 

This was an impassioned message left on our Facebook page.  It seems Supernatural fans, we have some heavy competition with The Vampire Diaries in this year's CW Sourcies.  Fans are being highly encouraged to vote.  Okay, more like screamed at through social media channels, but hey, whatever works.  Below is the must read call to action from Doris:

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WHERE ARE ALL THE SUPERNATURAL FANS?! really, SPN is losing to The Vampire Daries for CW's Sourcies?! our show is WAY better than VD! WE MUST VOTE, VOTE, VOTE FOR SUPERNATURAL!!!! TELL EVERYONE TO VOTE FOR SUPERNATURAL!!!!!

http://blogs.trb.com/network/cwsource/the_sourcies_2010/


~continue to vote for SPN on these links, too!~

Best TV Series of the Past 20 on eonline

(http://au.eonline.com/uberblog/watch_with_kristin/b183402_best_tv_series_of_past_20_years.html?cmpid=sn-000000-twitterfeed-365-kristin),

The Tubey Awards

(http://www.televisionwithoutpity.com/tubeys/nominees.php,

and the TV.com NOW Award (http://www.tv.com/tv-now-awards/?tag=mktg_TVN_AdCampaign_OMD_Google&p=1).

SUPERNATURAL DESERVES TO WIN ALL THESE AWARDS, SO WE SHOULD GET A MOVE ON AND CONTINUE VOTING FOR THE BEST SHOW EVER!!! TELL EVERYONE TO VOTE, VOTE, VOTE!!!

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There's one I'd like to add too, but you have to be from ages 13-19. Supernatural is again up for a Teen Choice Award, because Fantasty/Sci-Fi TV show.

http://teenchoiceawards.com/vote-tv.php

If you're young enough, or like me and has a child in that age range, go show your support for your show. Thanks to all that have already voted! Keep doing so and the rest of us slackers need to get moving (I'm guilty too!) After all, we've got to kill time somehow this summer. We're only five weeks in.

Happy voting everyone! 
First we heard a couple weeks ago about The CW's first ever Emmy campaign "OMFG FYC"  (yes, seriously) including Supernatural, Smallville, The Vampire Diaries and Gossip Girl and now the Ghostfacers are getting their due!  
 
 
 
 
The Ghostfacer's Producer, Patrick Doody, and Warner Brothers have submitted Ghostfacers' Webisode #3 for the Outstanding Special Class - Short Format Live Action Entertainment Programs category.  They need fan support to show how much we love this web spinoff of Supernatural.  Here are a couple ways you can help:

-  Go to the follow thread on TheWB.com forums and share how much you enjoy the Ghostfacers.  Even a simple "like it" or "love it" will do!  The idea is the show the Emmy voters the fan support behind the show.   

http://www.thewb.com/boards/showthread.php?t=1159

-  Share the following link to the main web page for the campaign.  Encourage people to watch and show support!  Voting for the Emmys closes on June 21st, so the idea is to generate as much buzz as quickly as possible. 

http://www.spacezombiefilms.com/ghostfacers/

-  If you like sending messages to news media buzzing about your favorite show, send them the Emmy Page link.  Mention in the press helps too with a campaign of this sort.  Preferred sites are EW.com, Sci-Fi Wire, and Ain't It Cool News, but any buzz that can be linked is good buzz. 

Who knows, if the Emmy voters are impressed enough, hopefully this can also lead to more webisodes in the future.  So if you want to see the Ghostfacers live on, or at least get some well deserved recognition, please try to help out in some way.  Fan activism is fun!!!  

 
This weekend was the Rising Con in Barcelona, Spain.  Jared, Jensen, Misha, Jim, and Samantha Ferris were all in attendance.  Also there was our good friend Lynn from Fangasm and here's of a report of the J & J panel.  Nothing spoilerish in this one, although the reason "Swap Meat" fell apart makes total sense now.  It's the perfect Hellatus killer!  
 
http://fangasmthebook.wordpress.com/2010/06/14/on-the-road-in-barcelona/

There's something on YouTube too from the con showing the crowd and the J's involved in World Cup fever.  It's rather amusing once you get over the shaky cam. 



Also, here's a summary of tweets on livejournal about the J & J panels.  It's still not horribly specific, but pretty interesting.  No spoilers, they both have no clue what's happening in season six, which tells me they haven't seen a script yet.  The first episode films in two weeks, and it will be the one Jensen is directing.  It will air as the third episode of the season.

http://community.livejournal.com/ontd_spnparty/234000.html

Oh, did I mention Jensen thinks there will be a season seven?  Yeah, you want to read this now, don't you?
Once again, Supernatural fans have proven the amazing things this fandom can do.  This time, I can't think of an effort more well deserved.  In today's edition of The Hollywood Reporter magazine, the following full page ad was printed for all in the entertainment business to see (picture courtesy of Supernaturalwiki.com).



Yes, thanks to an organized fan effort, money was raised to take out this ad to show how much we Supernatural fans love and appreciate this creative genius behind the show that has affected all our lives.  Not only was money raised for the ad, but $2,000 extra was raised and that money will be donated to charity.  Congratulations to the fans who donated and pulled this together to make this long overdue recognition a reality.  Also, thank you so much Eric Kripke for five wonderful seasons and all your dedication.  We can never thank you enough, but hopefully this ad is a start!   

For those that find the print hard to read, here's the transcript:

"To Eric Kripke,

Over the past five years, we've traveled the back roads of America with the Winchester brothers saving people, hunting things, and kicking ass at the family business. We fell in love with a 1967 Impala, classic rock and emotionally codependent brothers all thanks to you. It was your imagination and vision that brought Supernatural to life and imbued it with such heart and scope.

Thank you for the last five years of Supernatural. Thank you for letting Sam and Dean Winchester be a part of our lives. On whatever road you travel next, know that your fans will gladly shut their cakeholes and ride shotgun with you.

Thank you.

Organized and funded by Supernatural fans around the world.

"First of all, I love our fans.  I love them to death.  I love how passionate they are... We are so conscious and aware of our fans.  We're making our show for the fans; we're not making the show for the network.  We would never do anything to betray them."  - Eric Kripke

WE LOVE YOU, TOO.

Now who wants some pie? 

 

As I've reported before, Supernatural is coming to Blu-Ray on June 15th. Now on Movieweb.com, there are actually video clips promoting it! One includes a clip of "Bugs" which I've chosen to ignore since you all know how I feel about that episode. The other though is a new clip of Eric Kripke promoting a new Special Feature, The Devil's Road Map. Check it out!



Here's a list of the new features available:

New! The Devil's Road Map: Interactive Map Guide to Season One's Urban Legends and Unusual Facts

New! Paley Festival Panel Discussion Featuring the Cast and Creators

Unaired/Extended Scenes

Commentary on the Pilot by Series Creator Eric Kripke, Director David Nutter and Producer Peter Johnson

Commentary on Phantom Traveler by Co-Stars Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles

Two additional featurettes: Day in the Life of Jared and Jensen and Supernatural: Tales from the Edge of Darkness

Gag Reel
Can you believe we’ve already gone through almost three weeks of Hellatus? Considering there’s plenty more to go, I’ll stop there. So many new things are happening here at The Winchester Family Business and our bulging Inbox needs a little thinning out, so here’s all the latest.

   -  Welcome to our Winchester Family Business staff Jenniffer and Elena M! Elena M you all know pretty much. She’s contributed a few articles to the site already (recently Things to Ruin Part 1 and 2) and is now a full fledged writer for the site. Congratulations to her and I can’t wait to see what she has to offer in the future.
 
      Jenniffer is a long time Internet friend of mine, someone that I actually met in my years with the House fandom. She is the new site administrator, helping me with all the duties required to keep up with this fast growing site on a daily basis. From a year ago, we get about seven times the traffic now and each month grows more. The ideas me and others have for this site are flying and thanks to her help, I can get back to programming all the wonderful new features I envision for your enjoyment (check out our new Photo Gallery). I can start writing again too. 
 
So join me in welcoming Elena M and Jenniffer. I’m sure their contributions will be more than valuable. 
In addition to the synposis, the cast list was released too.  Yes, Misha Collins is still a series regular.  And Eric Kripke is still Executive Producer.
Um, beware!  You think we're going mad now, September just got farther away.  Here is the season six synposis for Supernatural via the CW.