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Join us at 6:30 Eastern/5:30 Center/3:30 Pacific as we live blog the Arrowverse panels from Ballroom 20 at San Diego Comic-Con 2016!

  • Supergirl panel starting now!
  • Packed house…panel running late (typical)
  • A look back at Season 1
  • Production begins next week on Season 2
  • No new footage (obviously), but hopefully we’ll get some details
  • Melissa Benoist and Tyler Hoechlin enter to loud applause
  • Talking about the move to The CW. Excited for crossovers with the other three Arrowverse shows
  • Wanted to wait for Supergirl to come into her own before introducing Superman
  • David Harewood had no idea he was Martian Manhunter
  • Romance between James and Kara will be explored early on
  • Winn may be headed to the DEO next season
  • Tyler Hoechlin: “I have not tried on the suit…yet.”
  • Melissa loves meeting little girls in the costume and seeing the hope in their eyes.
  • Tension between Superman and Supergirl this season on what it means to be a hero.
  • Big things are happening, which result in Supergirl and Superman coming together — plus the inclusion of the president (Lynda Carter).
  • Chris Wood is playing the character in the pod.
  • Hoechlin demonstrated the Superman hair curl.
  • There have been discussions about bringing John Diggle to National City.
  • They have talked about a musical episode. Everyone on set is always singing.
  • David Harewood is the father figure on the cast.
  • Melissa relates to Kara’s awkwardness.
  • Almost time for Legends of Tomorrow. Panel running long (but it did start late).
  • No new footage from Legends Season 2…just a sizzle reel from Season 1.
  • Production just began last week, so this is not too shocking to hear.
  • Even superheroes have superheroes, in regard to the JSA.
  • Dr. Midnight, Commander Steel, Vixen, Obsidian, and Stargirl will be the JSA on Legends next season.
  • Commander Steel and Vixen will be regular cast members.
  • Damien Darhk will turn up in 1942.
  • Mayor Oliver Queen will appear in Season 2’s first episode.
  • Jonah Hex will return in episode 6!
  • Mick Rory will be coming out of Leonard Snart’s shadow this year.
  • Sara will see a new romance eventually this season.
  • A big twist is coming for Rip early in the season that will be a game changer for him.
  • Full season order next year — 23 episodes.
  • Multiple villains next season instead of one big bad.
  • Legion of Doom coming to Legends: Captain Cold, Reverse Flash, Damien Darhk, and Malcolm Merlyn!!!
  • John Barrowman is here!
  • “I’ve got a little experience with time travel,” says Barrowman.
  • “Sara literally wants to kill all of these guys” — Caity Lotz
  • They aren’t done with Hawkgirl and Hawkman just yet.
  • Time for The Flash panel!!!
  • Starting with new footage from Season 3!!!
  • Cisco is a rich businessman. Barry and Iris don’t know each other.
  • Barry’s parents are alive. Reverse Flash is alive.
  • Two new villains: Dr. Alchemy and a new speedster (to come later).
  • Flashpoint will affect Arrow…Diggle in particular.
  • Tobin Bell (“Saw”) is voicing Dr. Alchemy.
  • Barry living in bliss for three months when season begins.
  • Danielle Panabaker is hoping Caitlin finds love and happiness in the new timeline.
  • Tom Cavanagh is remaining coy on his Season 3 character.
  • Keiynan Lonsdale had no idea he’d be playing Kid Flash this soon.
  • Tom Felton doesn’t know much about his character, but he and Barry will clash.
  • Grant Gustin and Jesse L. Martin are having a tap dance contest!
  • Martin wants to do more live performances on The Flash.
  • Felicity will return to The Flash in episode 2, to give Barry some advice.
  • Flashpoint won’t affect Legends of Tomorrow much, as they’re already traveling through time, but it will be felt on Arrow.
  • Candice Patton wants Iris to visit Supergirl and work for CatCo.
  • Time for Arrow!
  • Season 5 teaser trailer — Felicity and Ollie are building a new team!
  • John Barrowman is back onstage–looks like Malcolm will still be Arrow.
  • The bad guy is called “Prometheus,” he’s an archer too.
  • Katie Cassidy is not gone! She has a new cross-show contract like Wentworth Miller and John Barrowman!
  • 100th episode (5×08) will be part 2 of a 4 part crossover.
  • Diggle is in Chechnya when season begins.
  • Oliver will be a terrible mayor, because he’s too busy being a vigilante.
  • Eventually, Oliver will get a team together and become a good mayor.
  • The Olicity relationship will be “ambiguous” until around episode 5.
  • The producers apparently toyed with the idea of making Malcolm Oliver’s father, but decided it was “too Darth Vader.” So they went with Thea instead.
  • Bruce Wayne will not be coming to Arrow (duh).
  • That’s a wrap, folks! Check out our full recaps for more information!
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