'The Carmichael Show,' 'Fresh Off the Boat' Talent Added to ATX Television Festival (Exclusive)

Jerrod Carmichael will moderate a conversation with Norman Lear at the festival, which also will host a panel on the new American TV family with writers from 'Fresh Off the Boat' and 'The Real O'Neals.'
Ramona Rosales

Jerrod Carmichael and Norman Lear are teaming up once again.

The two comedy writers, who recently sat down for a lively chat with The Hollywood Reporter last month, once again will come face-to-face at the ATX Television Festival, THR has learned.

The Carmichael Show co-creator and star will moderate a discussion with Lear, who will be honored with the ATX Award for achievement in television excellence at the festival, which takes place June 9-12 in Austin, Texas. Their conversation will follow a screening of the documentary centered on the All in the Family creator, Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You.

Also added to the festival itinerary is "The (New) American TV Family" panel, which will feature Fresh Off the Boat showrunner Nahnatchka Khan and The Real O'Neals showrunners Casey Johnson and David Windsor.

As previously announced, the ATX Festival will play host to several reunions, including the casts of Friday Night LightsEverybody Loves Raymond and State of Grace, as well as the writers behind The O.C. and The Shield. Other talent set for the festival includes David Simon (The Wire), Tom Fontana (Oz), Beau Willimon (House of Cards) and Noah Hawley (Fargo). Panels are set for UnReal, Casual, Younger, Tyrant and new shows like Preacher and Dead of Summer, among others.

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