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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 […]

ATX TV Festival Sizzle (2016)

ATX Festival Season 5 took place in Austin, TX from June 9-12, 2016. Re-visit the events and panelists that made it possible in this sizzle reel, featuring Ugly Betty, Norman Lear, Rescue Me, The Shield Writers, The O.C., Friday Night Lights, and more! ATX Television Festival Season 6: June 8-11, 2017 www.atxfestival.com Produced by: Arts […]

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 […]

Life in Pieces (2016)

After a screening of the Season 1 finale and fresh off the heels of a Season 2 pickup, Life in Pieces cast members Angelique Cabral and Thomas Sadoski were joined by creator Justin Adler to discuss the highs and lows of making their hit CBS comedy. Moderator: Dan Fienberg (The Hollywood Reporter) www.atxfestival.com Season 6: June 8-11, […]

Fantasy TV: Creating the Believable in an Unbelievable World (2016)

The main rule of fantasy is simple, “don’t break the rules you create.” Viewers will follow you to the edge of your universe, as long as you don’t betray them. But what and who dictates the “rules” of the universe? Producers, writers, and development execs talk about what goes into the process (freedoms and limitations) […]

Fandom Rising: The Impact of Fan Culture in the Age of Social Media (2016)

Though the concept of Fandom has been active for decades, in the current age of Kickstarter, hashtags, trending topics, and streaming platforms, TV fan(atic)s have found relatively new power to make, break, or even revive a series. Hear from showrunners, writers, and actors who regularly engage with their audiences as they discuss the ever-evolving impact […]

‘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 […]

Younger (2016)

Following up on last year’s Younger screening, fans finally got the chance to see the gang together for Season 5! Creator Darren Star and cast members — including Sutton Foster, Debi Mazar, Miriam Shor, Nico Tortorella, Molly Bernard, Peter Hermann, and Dan Amboyer — came together on the Alamo Drafthouse stage for a fun and interactive Q&A, […]

Lethal Weapon (2016)

Joined by series star Clayne Crawford and executive producer Jennifer Gwartz, ATX audiences got a first look at FOX’s explosive, entertaining, and high-profile adaptation of the Lethal Weapon franchise. Moderator: Lynette Rice (Entertainment Weekly) www.atxfestival.com Season 6: June 8-11, 2017 www.artsandlabor.co

FOX Pilot: Pitch (2016)

NOTE: THIS Q&A CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR THE PILOT EPISODE OF PITCH. For an optimal viewing experience of both, we advise that you refrain from viewing the above Q&A until having watched the episode itself.  ATX Festival attendees got the incredible opportunity to get an exclusive first look at one of this year’s most buzzed-about network pilots: Pitch. […]

Superstore (2016)

Descending from Cloud 9 to Austin for a raucous, fun-filled weekend, Superstore stars America Ferrera, Ben Feldman, Colton Dunn, Lauren Ash, Nico Santos, Nichole Bloom, Mark McKinney (along with creator Justin Spitzer) joined audiences at the Alamo Drafthouse to screen the Season 1 finale of the hit NBC comedy, discuss the best and funniest parts of working […]

Can We Get Back to Politics? (A Guide to Fictional America) (2016)

From judges to presidents, elections to courtrooms, scandals to power plays — the drama and hope within the American political system often lends itself to some of TV’s bleakest and most inspiring moments. In this conversation, creatives and executives from iconic political series examine working with an existing framework of D.C., what happens when fictional […]