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FOX invites fans to experience the world of 'Terra Nova'

by jmaloni
Wed, Jul 20th 2011 12:00 pm

Enter for chance to win a trip to Australia at fox.com/terranova/sweepstakes 

In celebration of the highly anticipated series premiere of "Terra Nova," FOX invites fans to embark on a "dino-sized" interactive adventure. The "Journey to Terra Nova" fan experience kicks off Thursday, July 21, at the Comic-Con Interactive Lot at Petco Park in San Diego, and will travel to 20 additional markets around the U.S. this summer and early fall.

This branded, solar-powered bus will house an interactive video green screen, where fans can digitally insert themselves into a scene from the series and then share it with friends via social media outlets by visiting www.journeytoterranova.com. Visitors to the mobile experience can watch an exclusive sneak peek of the show, relax while enjoying a futuristic oxygen bar and receive limited edition "Terra Nova" mini-posters.

Fans can also collect exclusive "Terra Nova" Pilgrimage Badges. These limited-edition badges are available at San Diego Comic-Con and throughout the duration of the tour. Fans can also join in on the fun by checking in to "Terra Nova" via GetGlue to unlock these Pilgrimage Stickers. (Be sure to include #terranova when checking in.) Different stickers will be available each day (Thursday through Sunday), and additional badges and stickers will be available throughout the tour this summer and fall.

Visitors to the bus, as well as to www.fox.com/terranova/sweepstakes, who are 18 years of age and over, can enter for a chance to win a trip to Australia, where "Terra Nova" is filmed, as part of National Geographic Channel's "An Expedition to Another World." The winner of this 10-day high-adventure trip "Down Under" could snorkel in the Great Barrier Reef, visit historical Aboriginal sites, go whitewater rafting down the Barron River and hike in Kakadu National Park, among other adventures. No purchase necessary. For eligibility requirements, complete rules and more information, visit www.fox.com/terranova/sweepstakes.

Starting this Friday, fans can visit www.facebook.com/TerraNovaonFOX to interact with the "Countdown to Terra Nova" Facebook app. This unique countdown experience will feature more than 60 new pieces of original scripted content, one released every day until the series premiere on Monday, Sept. 26. Content includes video newscasts, government propaganda pieces and public service announcements from 2149, as well as prequel video interviews with the Shannon family before they journey across time.

Following Comic-Con, the "Journey to Terra Nova" mobile experience will depart on a two-month tour across the continental U.S., stopping at the following markets (specific locations to be announced):


  • Las Vegas/Tuesday, July 26
  • San Francisco/ Wednesday, Aug. 3
  • Los Angeles/Friday, Aug. 5 - Wednesday, Aug. 10
  • Phoenix/Friday, Aug. 12           
  • Dallas/Tuesday, Aug. 16 - Wednesday, Aug. 17
  • Houston/Thursday, Aug. 18
  • New Orleans/Saturday, Aug. 20
  • Chicago/Wednesday, Aug. 24
  • St. Louis/Friday, Aug. 26
  • Nashville/Sunday, Aug. 28
  • Orlando/Thursday, Sept. 1
  • Atlanta/Monday, Sept. 5
  • Charlotte/Thursday, Sept. 8
  • Cincinnati/Monday, Sept. 12
  • Pittsburgh/Wednesday, Sept. 14
  • Washington, D.C./Saturday, Sept. 17
  • Baltimore/Sunday, Sept. 18
  • Boston/Wednesday, Sept. 21
  • Philadelphia/Friday, Sept. 23
  • New York/Saturday, Sept. 24 - Monday, Sept. 26

Travel back in time for the special two-hour debut event of "Terra Nova" on Monday, Sept. 26 (8-10 p.m. ET/PT), and catch the series' time period premiere Monday, Oct. 3 (8 p.m. ET/PT) on FOX.

The ambitious series follows the Shannons, an ordinary family on an extraordinary journey back in time to prehistoric Earth as a small part of a daring experiment to save the human race. Become a fan of "Terra Nova" on Facebook at www.facebook.com/terranovaonfox and follow the series on Twitter at @terranovaonfox.

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