Comic-Con 2020: Top 10 Most Popular Panels: Vikings, New Mutants, Walking Dead, And More
Here's what everyone was watching during Comic-Con@Home, this year's version of SDCC.
While this year's SDCC all took place virtually, repackaged as Comic-Con@Home, one of the great things about the event was that anyone can "get into" a panel. No more waiting in line, overnight, to make sure you got a seat in the notorious Hall H. Every panel can be watched on YouTube, over and over and over again.
Because of this, we now know which panels the masses are most interested in, as all of YouTube's videos display the view count. So what do people care about the most? While most of the weekend people loved the New Mutants panel, after Comic-Con was said and done, Vikings was on top.
Below, you'll find the list of the most-viewed Comic-Con panels from this year. These panels and numbers were updated throughout the weekend, and what you see below are the totals for after the show wrapped up.
Check out the top 10 panels for Comic-Con weekend.
Numbers last updated: July 27, 6:30 AM PT
10. An Evening with Kevin Smith (40k views)
The one-hour panel featured Kevin Smith--who got bleeped a lot due to swearing--discussed his upcoming projects. This included the Mooby's pop-up restaurant, the Netflix series Masters of the Universe: Revelations, and movies Kilroy Was Here and Twilight of the Mallrats.
9. Charlize Theron: Evolution of a Badass - An Action Hero Career Retrospective (42.8k views)
During the panel, the actor discussed her work in Hollywood, doing stunts in action movies, misogyny in filmmaking, and more. She also had a story from the set of Italian Job about when Mark Wahlberg got car sick.
8. His Dark Materials Virtual Panel and Q&A Session (43k views)
Find out more about the HBO series in an expansive Q&A. Check out Entertainment Tonight's coverage of the panel.
7. Amazon Prime Video: The Boys (52k views)
Ahead of Season 2, the Amazon original series panel features the cast talking about future episodes, and what we can expect. Also, there's a new clip for Season 2 featuring a whale. Read more here.
6. Constantine: 15th Anniversary Reunion (54k views)
Keanu Reeves reunited with director Francis Lawrence and producer Akiva Goldsman to talk about the making of the DC Comics movie back in 2005. Check out Entertainment Tonight's coverage of the panel.
5. Star Trek Universe Virtual Panel (62k views)
Star Trek has a super-sized panel to kick off the day. During the event, Discovery, Picard, and Lower Decks--which got a new trailer--were all discussed. We also learned about a new animated Star Trek series coming to Nickelodeon.
4. AMC's Fear the Walking Dead (68k views)
While AMC's The Walking Dead universe had three panels for all of its shows--two of which are on today's list. The Fear the Walking Dead panel announced the Season 6 premiere date.
3. AMC's The Walking Dead (84k views)
The last ride for The Walking Dead is coming around the corner, as the panel for the AMC show revealed that Season 11 is delayed, but Season 10--which hasn't wrapped up--will get more episodes.
2. The New Mutants (205k views)
Formerly the top panel Thursday-Sunday was none other than the long-delayed New Mutants movie. While it's still planning an August 28 release, we saw some new footage of the film and got some new posters. Learn more here.
1. Vikings: A Look Back with the Lothbroks (211k views)
Friday's Vikings panel featured the cast of the show talking about the final half of Season 6, which will mark the end of the series. Also, we got to see a shocking video from the upcoming episodes.