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Writers Guild Members Get Candid About What Makes This Writers Strike Different Than Previous Ones: “We’re Mad”

Zoanne Clack, Greg Iwinski and Julie Plec sat down with their fellow writer Beau Willimon for an ATX Television Festival panel to discuss this year’s writers strike and how it’s different than previous ones. “Back then, we were nervous about what was ahead,” said Plec, who created Vampire Diaries and its spinoffs The Originals and […]

Josh Dallas Talks ‘Manifest’ Finale and Future: “There’s Major Sequel or Spinoff Potential”

The missing-plane drama Manifest has had a hell of a ride. First came the now infamous cancellation by NBC, followed by months of uncertainty over the show’s remaining two seasons and then culminating in a last-minute, 20-episode order from Netflix. The second half of the abbreviated final season will hit the streamer June 2 — […]

ATX TV Festival Adds Writers Strike Conversation With Damon Lindelof, Julie Plec and More

ATX TV Festival on Wednesday said it has added a conversation focused on the writers strike to its schedule and made other programming adjustments as result of the strike. The “WGA on Strike!” discussion will be moderated by Beau Willimon (House of Cards, Andor), a member of the WGA East, and will feature panelists Zoanne […]

‘Tiny Beautiful Things,’ ‘Mayans M.C.,’ ‘Accused’ Added to ATX TV Festival Lineup

The ATX TV Festival has added additional programming for this year’s festival, taking place June 1-4 in Austin, Texas. New programming announced Thursday includes a conversation between Tiny Beautiful Things creator, showrunner and executive producer Liz Tigelaar and author and executive producer Cheryl Strayed discussing collaborating on the adaptation and bringing the limited series to life. Whitney Cummings and Betsy Brandt will moderate […]

ATX TV Festival Sets ‘Justified: City Primeval’ World Premiere for Opening Night

ATX TV Festival said Monday that opening night of the June 1-4 event will feature the world premiere of FX’s Justified: City Primeval. The 12th iteration of the Austin-based television festival also will include a Dawson’s Creek 25th anniversary screening and conversation as well as a discussion with the cast and creatives of Outlander. Justified: City Primeval, from showrunners/executive […]

‘The Righteous Gemstones’ and ‘Cruel Summer’ Set for 2023 ATX TV Festival

The Righteous Gemstones and Cruel Summer are among the additional programming revealed Friday for the 2023 ATX TV Festival. The 12th edition of the festival, set for June 1-4 in Austin, Texas, will feature the world premiere of season three of the hit HBO show starring Danny McBride, John Goodman, Edi Patterson and Adam Devine. […]

ATX TV Festival Acquired by Penske Media

Penske Media Corporation announced Monday that it has acquired ATX TV, known for its flagship annual television festival held in Austin, Texas. ATX TV was founded 12 years ago by Emily Gipson and Caitlin McFarland as a yearly festival and has developed into a year-round operation focusing on programming and experiences. ATX Television Festival continues […]

‘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 […]