Panels

Friday Night Lights Cast Diaries (2013)

Friday Night Lights Cast Diaries (2013)

Friday Night Lights was a series about heart. Friends. Family. Football. The best marriage on TV history. All of the love and truth of complex relationships and real-life funneled through Dillon, TX. The small screen never felt so big. Led by Executive Producer & Writer, David Hudgins, listen to cast after they’ve seen scenes from […]

Husbands and Stupid Hype (2013)

Husbands and Stupid Hype (2013)

Deemed the “CW Digital Block” the creator/star of STUPID HYPE (Wilson Bethel) and the creative team (Jane Espenson, Brad Bell, Sean Hemeon) behind HUSBANDS discuss their individual series, living on the CW website, web series, digital content and much much more! With a sneak peek (premiere) of L.A. Rangers! Panelists: Wilson Bethel (Stupid Hype, Hart […]

Parenthood (2013)

Parenthood (2013)

Recently premiered its fifth season, Parenthood has stolen the hearts of viewers and industry alike. Some said it was doomed with a large cast and focus on family, but it has proven its fans are just as rabid (if not, more heartfelt) than “larger” mega-shows. Hear writers, producers, and actors show-and-tell you where the show’s […]

Directing in a Writer’s World (2013)

Directing in a Writer’s World (2013)

A look at directors of episodic television. They say that TV is a writer’s medium…as opposed to film that is a director’s medium. If that’s true, then what does that mean for the director of a TV series? Have you ever noticed how most episodes are directed by different people from week to week? How […]

Shifting Roles & Changing Perceptions (2013)

Shifting Roles & Changing Perceptions (2013)

Once people decide who you are and what you can do, it is difficult to change their minds. The television industry is no different. These panelists have not only avoided being type-cast and pigeon-holed, they have created (and wildly succeeded) at changing directions from writer to actor (and back), actor to director to EP, and […]

Conversation with Michael Jacobs (2013)

Conversation with Michael Jacobs (2013)

Michael Jacobs first foray into TV was a home run with creation of the iconic ’80s series CHARLES IN CHARGE, and he didn’t stop there, as he went on to create some of the most recognizable series in ’80s and ’90s nostalgia: My Two Dads, The Torkelsons, Dinosaurs, and Boy Meets World. He also produced […]

Casting Deconstructed (2013)

Casting Deconstructed (2013)

ATX Television Festival filmed Season 2 panels! We are still growing, so the single shot is all we have, and in this panel you need to listen closely, but it’s so worth it! Curious how your favorite actor landed a lead in your new favorite show? Or how a guest star is cast, potentially creating […]

Ratings, Recaps, Reviews (2014)

Ratings, Recaps, Reviews (2014)

Kyle Killen knows more about ratings than he cares to, and he’s going to break it down for you starting with who, what, when, where, or IF watching matters. Dissecting Nielsen, DVRs, live viewing, social media, and streaming, he’ll answer questions like: What’s a share? How everyone you know can be talking, tweeting and watching […]