Damon Lindelof, Jason Sudeikis, Phil Rosenthal Among New York TV Festival Speakers
Lost co-creator Damon Lindelof, Saturday Night Live star Jason Sudeikis and Everybody Loves Raymond creator Phil Rosenthal are part of the lineup for the seventh annual New York Television Festival, taking place Sept. 20-24.
At the event, which serves a showcase for independent television, Lindelof will be featured in a creative keynote conversation, giving insights in the process of writing and producing for TV.
Sudeikis, meanwhile, will host a late-night writers panel, while Rosenthal will oversee a night of comedy featuring debuts readings of sitcoms penned by three up-and-coming U.K. writers.
Also on the schedule is the world premiere of Marc Maron’s indie pilot based on his WTF comedy podcast, followed by a Q&A; an exclusive screening of NBC’s new drama Prime Suspect, starring Maria Bello; red-carpet premieres of the new Fox animated comedy Allen Gregory, starring Jonah Hill, and Logo’s The A-List: Dallas, followed by Q&As; and NBCUniversal’s “Short Cuts” diversity showcase hosted by comedian-actor JB Smoove.
Meanwhile, the NYTVF awards are scheduled for Sept. 24.
A complete schedule can be found here.