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TV Goodness Preview: Creation Entertainment’s The Salute to Supernatural Convention

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The cast and alums of the CW’s Supernatural as well as its legions of fans converge in southern California this weekend for Creation Entertainment’s final SPN-centric Con of the year. Starting tomorrow, the Salute to Supernatural Convention lands in Burbank for another round of Q&As, Meet and Greets and photo opportunities. It’s one more chance to bond and bask in the glory of what was a successful and entertaining 200th episode, “Fan Fiction.”

Making an appearance this weekend:

FridayOsric Chau (Kevin Tran), Rob Benedict (Chuck Shurley/Carver Edlund); Lauren Tom (Linda Tran), Julian Richings (Death) and Gil McKinney (Henry Winchester)

SaturdayMisha Collins (Castiel), Mark Sheppard (Crowley), Matt Cohen (Young John Winchester), Tahmoh Penikett (Ezekiel), Rob Benedict (Chuck Shurley/Carver Edlund), Richard Speight, Jr. (Trickster/Gabriel), Gil McKinney (Henry Winchester) and Timothy Omundson (Cain)

Sunday: the stars of Supernatural Jensen Ackles (Dean Winchester) and Jared Padalecki (Sam Winchester), as well as Richard Speight, Jr. (Trickster/Gabriel), Tyler Johnston (Samandriel), Brit Sheridan (Kate) and Alaina Huffman (Abbadon/Josie Sands).

What’s great about these conventions is that in addition to the various cast panels, autograph and photo sessions, there are other events and happenings that serve to unite the fandom.

  • On Friday night, there’s a Karaoke Party featuring our hosts aka the “Karaoke Kings” — Richard Speight, Jr. and Matt Cohen, (admission is free to convention attendees).
  • On Saturday night, a Celebrity Cabaret features Louden Swain, with Supernatural’s own Rob Benedict as lead singer. Guest performers include Misha Collins, Gil McKinney, and Mark Sheppard. Saturday night cabaret tickets are priced at $40.
  • According to Creation, the non-stop auditorium show will include behind the scenes presentations, costume and trivia contests, no minimum bid auctions of unique collectibles and one-of-a-kind items, and special salute videos and previews of upcoming sci-fi television shows and motion pictures. Plus licensed Supernatural merchandise available for purchase.

PLEASE NOTE: General admission tickets are available in advance or at the door for $30 on Friday, $75 on Saturday and $100 on Sunday. Show hours are Friday, 10:00 – 6:00 PM, Saturday, 9:30 AM – 7:00 PM and Sunday, 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM (times are tentative). General admission tickets for the Friday night celebrity cabaret are $40.

For further information, call Creation Entertainment, 818/409-0960, or visit their website at www.creationent.com.

We will see you guys there!

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