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‘Scrubs’ Team Would Love to Reunite on Screen

At the end of a Scrubs reunion panel Sunday at the ATX TV Festival, an audience member asked the cast what they thought their characters would be doing now. “You’re asking me to write the reboot in front of you!” series creator Bill Lawrence interjected. The show’s core cast — Zach Braff, Donald Faison, Sarah […]

‘Westworld’: James Marsden Books Return to HBO Series

Westworld is resurrecting a character not seen for some time in its fourth season. James Marsden made a surprise appearance at the end of the HBO show’s ATX TV Festival panel on Saturday. His character, Teddy Flood, will return to the show in its fourth season, which is set to premiere June 26. Marsden joined […]

‘Westworld’ to Headline ATX TV Festival Closing Night

Westworld is bringing its mind-bending world to Austin. The HBO series will headline the closing night of the annual ATX TV Festival on Saturday, June 4. The event will feature a panel discussion with co-creator Lisa Joy, writer and executive producer Alison Schapker and cast members Evan Rachel Wood, Jeffrey Wright, Luke Hemsworth and Angela […]

AMC’s ‘Dark Winds’ to Open ATX TV Festival

AMC and its upcoming drama Dark Winds will take the marquee spot on opening night of the ATX TV Festival. The series, based on Tony Hillerman’s Leaphorn & Chee mystery novels and set in the Navajo Nation, will have a premiere screening on June 2, the first day of the 11th ATX Festival. A panel […]

‘Scrubs’ Cast Reunion Coming to ATX Television Festival

The cast of the medical comedy Scrubs will reunite at the ATX Television Festival this summer. Castmembers Zach Braff, Donald Faison, Sarah Chalke, John C. McGinley, Judy Reyes, Neil Flynn and Christa Miller are confirmed to participate in a live panel conversation in Austin, Texas. The panel joins recently announced ATX Festival reunions for Parenthood […]

‘Parenthood,’ ‘Justified’ Reunions Set for 2022 ATX TV Festival

The Braverman family will get back together at the 2022 ATX TV Festival. The 11th edition of the festival, set for June 2-5 in Austin, will feature a reunion of the Parenthood cast — one that had initially been planned for 2020 but was put off by the pandemic. The ATX Festival went online only […]

Angelica Ross on Legacy of ‘Pose’ and the “Problematic” Caitlyn Jenner

Whether advocating for voting in Georgia, pushing for transgender staffing in the tech industry through talent incubator TransTech, or merely amplifying trans voices through her own performances on Pose and American Horror Story, Angelica Ross has offered no shortage of reasons for the ATX Television Festival to choose her as the inaugural recipient of its […]

‘Mythic Quest,’ ‘Kevin Can F**k Himself’ Set for ATX TV Festival (Exclusive)

The 10th edition of the ATX Television Festival has added a host of programming to its lineup. Panels for Apple’s Mythic Quest and Central Park, AMC’s new Kevin Can F**k Himself, season five of The Good Fight on Paramount+ and Starz’s Blindspotting, among a host of others. The festival will take place virtually for the […]

Michael J. Fox to Be Honored at ATX TV Festival

The fest's 10th season will also include an 'Oz' retrospective and panels with Ziwe and 'Small Axe' creator and director Steve McQueen.

ATX Festival Sets Expanded Virtual Event for Season 10 (Exclusive)

The Austin-based fest will run for 10 days and focus on interactive and timed programming to encourage a shared experience.

Robin Thede: Make “Regular” Black Stories the Norm on TV

Robin Thede of HBO's 'A Black Lady Sketch Show' and other showrunners discuss how to lower the barriers for young writers at the ATX TV Festival.

‘Voice,’ ‘Late Late Show’ EPs Yearn for an End to Remote Production: “It’s Not Sustainable”

A host of shows switched to remote production when the coronavirus pandemic shut down in-studio work across the industry in March. Even as they've adapted to filming remotely, some producers are hoping for a return to how things were.