'Empire,' FX Comedies Added to ATX Television Festival Lineup

The festival will premiere new series 'Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll' and 'Teachers.'
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Fox's mega hit Empire is among the latest shows headed to the ATX Television Festival in June.

"Empire: The Creatives" will include co-creator and executive producer Danny Strong, executive producer Illene Chaiken and co-executive producer Wendy Calhoun for an inside look at the show's meteoric rise.

Fox's mega hit Empire is among the latest shows headed to the ATX Television Festival in June.

"Empire: The Creatives" will include co-creator and executive producer Danny Strong, executive producer Illene Chaiken and co-executive producer Wendy Calhoun for an inside look at the show's meteoric rise.

 

 

FX will bring four comedies to the festival, including the premiere of Denis Leary's new series Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll featuring appearances from Leary and fellow cast members Elizabeth Gillies, Bobby Kelly, Elaine Hendrix and John Ales. Married stars Nat Faxon and Judy Greer, along with creator Andrew Gurland, will screen a new episode from the upcoming second. The season one finale of You're the Worst will show with stars Aya Cash and Chris Geere as well as creator Stephen Falk. The Comedians will debut a new episode followed by a discussion with co-creators Ben Wexler and Matt Nix.

Dan Harmon, along with co-creator Justin Roiland, will present a behind-the-scenes look at their Adult Swim hit with "Inside Rick and Morty."

Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez will be in attendance for the season two premiere of his El Rey Network drama From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series. He will be joined by executive producer Carlos Coto and cast members D.J. Cotrona, Zane Holtz, Eiza González, Wilmer Valderrama, Madison Davenport, Brandon Soo Hoo, Jake Busey and Jesse Garcia

 

 

TV Land will also screen the series premiere of Teachers, featuring appearances from cast members/writers/creators Katie O'Brien, Caitlin Barlow, Katy Colloton, Cate Freedman, Kate Lambert and Katie Thomas, and executive producers Jay Martel and Ian Roberts.

These shows join a long list of previously announce panels including Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Complications, Drunk History, The Fosters, Girl Meets World, Hannibal, Justified, Playing House, Power, The Simpsons, Suits and Wayward Pines. The festival will also play host to several reunions including Gilmore Girls, Boomtown, Bunheads, Journeyman, Queer as Folk and the writers of Dawson's Creek.

The ATX Festival runs June 4-7 in Austin, TX. Additional details about the festival can be found at www.atxfestival.com.

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