We’re excited to announce HISTORY is hosting a Vikings booth and an exclusive screening featuring Clive Standen at this year’s FanExpo Canada, held in Toronto Sept. 1-4.
Watch for more details in the coming days, and check out HISTORY’s schedule of FanExpo events as well as what our partner channels will be offering:
Vikings at the HISTORY booth
o Transform yourself into a Viking by exploring our authentic Vikings Village – choose to get an air-brushed tattoo from your favourite Vikings character, or have your hair styled like Bjorn, Lagertha or Aslag… and then try on our authentic costumes and armour from the show for a great photo opp
o Share your photo for a chance to win a Vikings prize pack!
Real Vikings: Ragnar And His Sons Exclusive Advance Screening, followed by a Q&A with Clive Standen
o Sunday, September 4 at 12:30 pm
o Join Clive Standen (Rollo) for an exclusive screening of the special documentary Real Vikings: Ragnar and Sons. Vikings creator Michael Hirst, actor Clive Standen and a host of experts sort through historic accounts, Icelandic sagas and archaeological discoveries to gain insight into the real lives of Ragnar Lothbrok and his famous sons, Bjorn Ironside and Ivar the Boneless.
o Following the screening, we have a Q&A with Clive Standen who will talk about the screening, as well as the upcoming new season of Vikings
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Mr. Robot at the Showcase booth
o Enter the subversive world of Mr. Robot’s fsociety headquarters for some fun and games while enjoying fresh popcorn.
o We have vintage arcade games and a graffiti wall for you to leave your own fsociety message.
Supergirl at the Showcase booth
o Feel the wind and fly like Supergirl in the Showcase booth.
o The first 50 people to get their photo taken each day will get their own pair of glasses to look like Supergirl’s alter ego, Kara.
o Share your photo for a chance to win a Supergirl prize pack!
Outlander at the Showcase booth
o Come dine like Jamie and Claire Fraser in our 18th-century Parisian dining room (a replica of the Season 2 key art).
o We’re also giving away free “Pocket Jamie and Claire’s” to the first 200 people who dress for the occasion in our authentic costumes from the show.
o Share your photo for a chance to win an Outlander prize pack!
Showcase Snapchat filters
o Fan Expo attendees can capture all the action using Showcase’s exclusive Supergirl and Mr. Robot Snapchat filters.
Travelers World Premiere, followed by a Q&A with show creator Brad Wright and star Eric McCormack
o Saturday, September 3 at 12:30 pm
o After the screening and Q&A, come face to face with Travelers creator Brad Wright and series star Eric McCormack for an autograph signing.
Travelers Promo Shoot
o Following the World Premiere screening, share your reaction of the new series on camera and be featured in a Showcase commercial.
Incorporated Exclusive Advance Screening
o Saturday, September 3 at 3:30 pm
o Fans will get a chance to be among the first to see the futuristic thriller, executive produced by Matt Damon and Ben Affleck
Timeless at the Global Booth
o Would you defend the past to save the future? Now is your chance to submerse yourself into Global’s new series Timeless by experiencing our time-bending adventure. Enter our time machine and document your travel through time. Participants will receive an animated .gif of their selected time travel experience to share with their friends across all social platforms and receive free Timeless luggage tag to take on all of their own adventures.
Timeless Exclusive Sneak Preview of the premiere episode
o Saturday, September 3 at 2:30 pm
Powerpuff Girls at the Cartoon Network Booth
o Be sure to stop by the Cartoon Network Canada “laboratory” to PowerPuff yourself onto a customized tote bag! And while you’re there might as well grab a few exclusive buttons and take a selfie…or three.
Powerpuff Girls Exclusive Canadian screening
o Friday, September 2 at 11 am
o Ep 34 “Odd Bubbles Out”: When Donny the Unicorn visits, Bubbles becomes jealous of his new friend.
TELETOON is airing NEXO Knights programming on two big screens and giving away exclusive posters at the massive LEGO booth.
Star Wars Rebels Season 3, North American Premiere Event Screening
o Saturday, September 3 at 11 am
o In partnership with DCP, there will be prize giveaways prior to the screening in promotion of LEGO and Hasbro Star Wars products
o Stormtroopers will be on site leading up to the screening
DISNEY XD Street Team
o A Street Team will be roaming around Fan Expo all weekend, handing out posters and pushing to the broadcast launch on September 24
PLUS The Edge 102.1 Radio Remote
o The Edge 102.1 will be broadcasting live from FanExpo on Saturday, September 3
o Listen all next week as the station will be giving away passes and talking about FanExpo highlights