Comic-Con 2013: The Most Exciting TV Shows!

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The X-Files
The X-Files
FOX
Comic-Con's A-Lister-packed panels celebrating upcoming blockbuster tentpoles get most of the coverage during the geekiest four days of July. But TV is well represented too, with panels about both the buzziest shows on the tube right now and old favorites like The X-Files, which celebrates its 20th anniversary with appearances from creator Chris Carter, writer alums Vince Gilligan (Breaking Bad) and Howard Gordon (24), and Mulder and Scully!
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Dexter
Dexter
Randy Tepper/Showtime
Jennifer Carpenter is all teary eyed about the prospect of a final season of the Miami-set serial killer thriller, and fans are too. Season 8 will get a special sneak peek at the Con, allowing a chance for fans to bid farewell to their favorite psychotic blood-spatter expert.
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Game Of Thrones
Game Of Thrones
Keith Bernstein/HBO
Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, and Emilia Clarke are booked to talk the highly-anticipated fourth season of the George R.R. Martin show. You can bet many fan questions about the Red Wedding will be asked.
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Veronica Mars
Veronica Mars
UPN
Serving as both a look back at the cult-fave teen sleuth drama and a look ahead to the Kickstarter-funded movie, the Veronica Mars panel will make fans as excited as Kristen Bell after meeting a sloth.
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Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Justin Lubin/ABC
So far only Joss Whedon and Marvel TV head Jeph Loeb are booked for this look at the upcoming small-screen Avengers spinoff. Will the entire pilot be screened? And if so, might a superhero — Thor possibly? — make a cameo? We shall see.
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Orphan Black
Orphan Black
BBC America
Fans of the BBC America cloning thriller can collectively gnash over its shameful snubbing by the Emmys. Tatiana Maslany, Jordan Gavaris, and Dylan Bruce will be in attendance.
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How I Met Your Mother
How I Met Your Mother
Cliff Lipson/CBS
Josh Radnor, Cobie Smulders, Jason Segel, Neil Patrick Harris, and Alyson Hannigan talk the final season of the CBS sitcom. Will the mother herself (Cristin Milioti) make an appearance?
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Doctor Who
Doctor Who
BBC America
Since Doctor Who turns 50 this year, what better time to acknowledge the rich legacy of the British time-travel series with a panel retrospective?

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