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Ugly Betty Reunion (2016)

ATX Festival and Entertainment Weekly invite you to an evening at Mode for the 10-Year reunion of the Ugly Betty cast! Panelists: Silvio Horta, America Ferrera, Michael Urie, Tony Plana, Eric Mabius, Ana Ortiz, Vanessa Williams, Mark Indelicato, Rebecca Romijn, Ashley Jensen, Judith Light Moderator: Jessica Shaw (Entertainment Weekly) www.atxfestival.com Season 6: June 8-11, 2017 […]

Diversity in Progress (2015)

Diversity in television isn’t a new issue. It’s a problem whether it applies to gender, race, or other minorities that hasn’t been solved, and won’t be unless we take significant action. Join a conversation on the current state of affairs in the TV writing industry. Hear from those that are dealing with it from season […]

The (New) American TV Family (2016)

With the definition of what it means to be a traditional always evolving, TV has become a powerful place to educate and showcase the changing world we live in — in particular, what happens inside homes. Hear creators of half-hour comedies discuss the TV families they grew up watching, the affect their families have on […]

‘Grace’ and ‘Introducing Lennie Rose’ (2016)

Longtime friends and collaborators Abigail Spencer and Krista Vernoff reunited at ATX Season 5 for a special screening of two of their pilots that never made it to air on ABC. After screening the pilot episodes of Grace (2011) and Introducing Lennie Rose (2006), the two sat down to discuss their friendship, the joys of […]

POV: An Actor in the Pilot Process (2014)

If you’re a real TV fan, by now, you’ve heard the term “Pilot Season.” It’s the time of year where the TV industry is creating/producing/selling your potential new favorite series. Studios are producing the shows, networks are buying them, and actors are running all over LA auditioning, reading, and testing for (fingers crossed) their next […]

Pairing Off: A Look at Co-Creating and Writing Partners (2014)

Every TV series needs a leader. A mastermind known as the showrunner or creator that is setting the tone and pace of the production. But what about a series that is co-created and run by a pair? How do two minds create and execute a singular idea? Listen to writing partners and co-creators discuss how […]

3 Rounds with Betsy Beers: A Look Inside ShondaLand (2016)

Shondaland is place filled with drama, love, secrets, lies, heartbreak, hope, and life-threatening circumstances. Its residents are gladiators, politicians, interns, doctors, lawyers, and even presidents. While this “land” is obviously presided over by a woman named “Shonda” the train is kept on the tracks by a woman named Betsy. Join Ms. Beers for a live […]

The Peak TV Effect (2016)

In an age of “too much TV” and “not enough time,” networks and studios face the undeniable need to define their brand. Ironically, this means that while viewers may have an embarrassment of riches in terms of content and platforms to choose from, networks/studios choices become more limited as their brand becomes more specific. Hear […]

My Generation (2014)

My Generation officially returned to Austin! With creator Noah Hawley, executive producer Warren Littlefield, and cast members Keir O’Donnell, Julian Morris, Daniella Alonso, and Anne Son reunited in the city where it all began, they discuss the bond shared over their cancelled-too-soon ABC dramedy. Moderator: Sara Osburn www.atxfestival.com Season 6: June 8-11, 2017 www.artsandlabor.co

The Goldbergs (2014)

Following a screening of the freshman ABC comedy, The Goldbergs, executive producer Doug Robinson sat down with cast members Wendi McLendon-Covey, Hayley Orrantia, and Troy Gentile to talk about the fun that’s involved with being a family both on and off screen. Moderator: Ryan McGee www.atxfestival.com Season 6: June 8-11, 2017 www.artsandlabor.co