ATX TV…from the Couch!

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WHEN SHOULD THE QUESO BE READY?

Anytime is a good time for queso, but if you’re more of a planner, we’ve got you! Make sure to check out each day’s schedule below. We have three full days of fantastic Programming for you, as well as Food & Drink Pairings!

FRIDAY

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and Food & Drink Pairings

SATURDAY

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and Food & Drink Pairings

 

SUNDAY

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and Food & Drink Pairings

Now that you know when things are happening, let’s get prepared! Check out official Watch List and Grocery List to make sure you’re ready to couch it up! Click on the lists to get an ABSURDLY large image that you can print!

WATCH LIST

 

 

 

GROCERY LIST

 

URGENT PARTY DEETS

ATX Television Festival Season 9 is going virtual! Tune in from your living room as we celebrate #TVTogether with “ATX TV…from the Couch!

Our first ever virtual festival will feature three days of celebrating TV from panels, sneak peeks, intimate conversations, special events, surprise guests, and more – all from the comfort of your couch! What makes more sense than talking TV from the place where you watch it… your own living room! Whether this is your first year joining us or your ninth, we hope you’ll tune in June 5 – 7, 2020 and join us as we celebrate #TVTogether.
 

TUNE IN DETAILS

“ATX TV…from the Couch!” will take place completely online and be streamed on our official ATX YouTube channel, between Friday, June 5th and Sunday, June 7th.

The event is FREE to view, and you can Register HERE.

Once you register, you’ll receive exciting updates on our line-up, schedule (once available), limited edition ATX 2020 merch, and all our streaming details. You can also subscribe directly to our YouTube channel and official ATX newsletter to receive additional updates!

 

PROGRAMMING UPDATES YOU SAY?

We’ll be adding more Programming as it’s confirmed – make sure to check back often!

If you have any questions about this awesome Programming that you want to submit for our virtual Q&As, make sure to send them in now!

 



A Conversation
on Mental Health &
Addiction Storylines
presented by HH&S
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A Conversation
on Voter Suppression
& Election Year Issues
presented with ACLU
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BARKSKINS
Yappy Hour
presented by
National Geographic
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Celebrating Authentic
Stories
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Channel Changers:
A Conversation
with TV’s Presidents
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COUGAR TOWN
Conversation with
Busy Philipps
& Christa Miller
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HBO Max’s
LEGENDARY
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I MAY DESTROY YOU
presented by HBO
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I’LL BE GONE
IN THE DARK
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Inside the Writers
Zoom Room
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JUSTIFIED
Retrospective
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LITTLE FIRES
EVERYWHERE
Writers Room
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NANCY DREW
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NEW
AMSTERDAM
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ONE DAY AT A TIME
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OUTCRY
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P-VALLEY
Exclusive First Look
with Creatives & Cast
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PERRY MASON
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PSYCH
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ROOM 104
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SCRUBS
Retrospective
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SEARCH PARTY
Table Read
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SHERMAN’S
SHOWCASE
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Showrunners:
State of the Union
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THE BOLD TYPE
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THE GOOD LORD BIRD
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THE LEFTOVERS
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THE MANDALORIAN:
Behind the Camera
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The Pivot
presented by
Television Academy
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Torchlighters
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UNBELIEVABLE:
A Conversation on
Gun Safety presented
by Everytown
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COUCH BUDDIES

We’ll be adding more folks as they’re confirmed – make such to check back often!

 


Aisha Dee
Actor—The Bold Type;
Sweet/Vicious

 

Alia Shawkat
Actor — Search Party;
Arrested Development 

Amber Midthunder
Actor — Roswell,
New Mexico; Legion

Amy Talkington
Co-EP/Writer —
Little Fires Everywhere

Attica Locke
Co-EP/Writer —
Little Fires Everywhere

 
 

Audrey Morrissey
Showrunner/EP —
The Voice

Bashir Salahuddin
Creator/EP/Actor —
Sherman’s Showcase
Actor — Glow,
Looking

Beau Willimon
Writer/Creator/EP —
The First, House of Cards
President of WGA East

Beth Schwartz
Co-Showrunner/EP
Sweet Tooth

 

Bill Lawrence
Creator/Director/EP —
Scrubs; Cougar Town

Brandee Evans
Actor — P-Valley

Brandon Micheal Hall
Actor — Search Party;
God Friended Me

Bryce Dallas Howard
Director —
The Mandalorian

Busy Philipps
Actor — Cougar Town;
Vice Principals 
Host/EP — Busy Tonight
 

Caroline Garity

Director of Scripted
Originals, Disney+

Catya McMullen
Writer — Everything’s
Gonna Be Okay

 

Charles Rogers
Creator/EP —
Search Party
 

Chris Chalk

Actor — Perry Mason;
When They See Us

Chris Henze
Creator — Psych

 

Christa Miller
Actor—Scrubs;
Cougar Town

 

Corbin Bernsen
Actor — Psych;
The Young and
the Restless

 

Dale Ho
Director, ACLU’s Voting
Rights Project

 
 

Dan Goor
Creator/Showrunner/
EP/Director —
Brooklyn Nine-Nine

 

Dashaun Wesley
Master of Ceremonies
Legendary
Actor — Pose

 

Dave Filoni
EP/Writer/Director
The Mandalorian

 

David Foster
Writer/EP—New
Amsterdam
Writer/Co-EP— House

 

Deborah Chow
Director —
The Mandalorian

 

Diallo Riddle
Creator/EP/Actor —
Sherman’s Showcase

 

DJ Nash
Creator/EP/Writer —
A Million Little Things

 

Donald Faison
Actor—Scrubs;
Emergence

 

Dulé Hill
Actor — Psych; Suits

 
 

Elarica Johnson
Actor — P-Valley

 
 

Elizabeth Wolff
Producer —
I’ll Be Gone in the Dark

 

Elwood Reid
Creator/EP/Writer
Barkskins

 

Erika Green Swafford
Writer/Consulting Producer
New Amsterdam

 

Erika L. Johnson
Writer — The Village;
The Good Lord Bird

 

Ethan Hawke
EP/Actor —
The Good Lord Bird

 

Francesca Orsi
EVP and Head
of Drama at HBO

Gloria Calderón Kellett
EP/Showrunner/
Director/Actor —
One Day at a Time

 

Graham Yost
Creator/Showrunner/EP
Justified 

 

Harris Danow
Writer/Producer—
Little Fires Everywhere

 

Ilana Peña
Creator/EP — Diary
of a Future President

 

Jameela Jamil
Judge — Legendary
Actor — The Good
Place

 

James McBride
Author/EP —
The Good Lord Bird

 

James Roday
Actor — Psych;
A Million Little Things

 

Jana Winograde
President of
Entertainment,
SHOWTIME

Jennifer Fisher
Author and President
of The Nancy Drew
Sleuths

 

Jessica Rhoades
EP — Sharp Objects;
Utopia

 

Jocko Sims
Actor — New Amsterdam;
The Last Ship

 

Joelle Carter
Actor — Justified;
Home Before Dark

 

John C. McGinley
 Actor — Scrubs;
Stan Against Evil

John Legend
EP/Actor —
Sherman’s Showcase

John Lithgow
Actor — Perry Mason;
3rd Rock from the Sun

 

John Reynolds
Actor — Search Party;
Four Weddings
and a Funeral

 

Jon Favreau
EP/Writer —
The Mandalorian

 

Josh Koury
Co-Producer —
I’ll Be Gone in the Dark

 

Joshua Caleb
Johnson
Actor —
The Good Lord Bird

 

Judy Reyes
Actor — Scrubs; Claws

 
 

Julian Wass
Co-EP/Writer/Director
Room 104

 

Julie Plec
Creator/EP/Director —
Legacies; The Originals;
The Vampire Diaries

 

Juliet Rylance
Actor — Perry Mason

 
 

Karan Soni
Director —
Room 104

 

Katie Stevens
Actor — The Bold Type;
Faking It

 

Katori Hall
Creator/Showrunner/EP
P-Valley

Kennedy McMann
Actor — Nancy Drew

Kirsten Nelson
Actor — Psych

 

Law Roach
Judge — Legendary;
America’s Next
Top Model

 

Leiomy Maldonado
Judge — Legendary;
Choreographer/Actor
— Pose

 

Lindsey Villarreal
Writer — Vida;
The Purge

 

Lisa Katz

Co-President
of Scripted Programming,
NBC Entertainment
 

Liz Feldman
Creator/Showrunner/EP
Dead to Me

Liz Garbus
EP/Director —
I’ll Be Gone in the Dark

Liz Tigelaar

Showrunner/EP—
Little Fires Everywhere

 

Maggie Lawson
Actor — Psych;
Outmatched

Marcia Gay Harden

Actor — Barkskins

 
 

Marjan Safinia
Director/Producer —
And She Could Be Next

 

Mark Duplass
Co-Creator/EP/
Writer/Director/Actor
Room 104

 

Marta Kauffman
Writer/Creator/EP —
Friends; Dream On;
Grace and Frankie

Marti Noxon
Creator/Showrunner/EP
Sharp Objects;
Dietland

 

Matthew Lillard
Actor — Barkskins

 
 

Matthew Rhys
EP/Actor —
Perry Mason

 

Megan Thee Stallion
Judge — Legendary

 

Meghann Fahy
Actor — The Bold Type

 
 

Mel Eslyn
EP/Writer/Director
Room 104

Melinda Hsu Taylor
Showrunner/EP
Nancy Drew

 

Meredith Hagner
Actor — Search Party;
As The World Turns

Michael Dinner
Director/EP —
Justified; Sneaky Pete

 

Michaela Coel
Creator/EP/Actor —
I May Destroy You

 

Mike Jackson
EP — Sherman’s
Showcase;
Rhythm + Flow

 

Mike Royce
Writer/Creator/EP —
One Day at a Time,
Men of a Certain Age 

 

Monica Raymund
Actor — Hightown;
Chicago Fire;
Chicago P.D.

 

Myles Kane
Co-Producer —
I’ll Be Gone in the Dark

 

Nancy Won
Co-EP/Writer —
Little Fires Everywhere

Natalie Morales
Director —
Room 104

Nicco Annan
Actor — P-Valley

Nichelle Tramble
Spellman
Creator/Writer/EP —
Truth Be Told 


Noga Landau
Creator/EP —
Nancy Drew

Pat Kondelis
Creative Director,
Unscripted, Bat Bridge
Entertainment

Pearlena Igbokwe
President,
Universal Television 

Peter Horton
Director/EP —
New Amsterdam
Actor — thirtysomething 

 


Raamla Mohamed
Co-EP/Writer—
Little Fires Everywhere

 

Razan Ghalayini
Producer/Director —
Full Frontal
with Samantha Bee

Rebecca Cutter
Creator/EP/Writer
Hightown

Dr. Regina Benjamin
18th U.S. Surgeon
General, and American
Heart Association Board
of Directors member

 


Rick Famuyiwa
Director —
The Mandalorian

RJ Fried
Creator/EP —
Tooning Out the News

Rob Crabbe
EP — The Late
Late Show with
James Corden

Robin Thede
Creator/Showrunner/
EP/Actor — A Black
Lady Sketch Show

 


Rolin Jones
Creator/EP —
Perry Mason

Romany Malco
Actor —
A Million Little Things
 

Ron Fitzgerald
Creator/EP —
Perry Mason

 

Rosa Handelman
Writer/Producer —
Little Fires Everywhere

Ryan Eggold
Actor —
New Amsterdam;
The Black List


Sarah Acosta
Story Editor —
Chucky

Sarah Aubrey
Head of Original Content,
WarnerMedia

Sarah Chalke
Actor — Scrubs;
Speechless

Sarah Timberman
EP — Justified;
Unbelievable


Sarah-Violet Bliss
Creator/EP —
Search Party

Scott Wolf
Actor — Nancy Drew

Sera Gamble

Creator/Showrunner/EP
You

Shannon Houston

Writer/Producer —
Little Fires Everywhere

Shea Whigham
Actor — Perry Mason

Simone Missick

Actor — All Rise

 

Steve Franks
Creator — Psych

Steven Canals
Creator/EP/Director
Pose

 

Susan Downey
EP — Perry Mason

 

Sydney Fleischmann
EP/Director —
Room 104

 

Taika Waititi
Director —
The Mandalorian

 

Tanya Saracho
Creator/Showrunner
Vida

 

Tatiana Maslany

Actor — Perry Mason;
Orphan Black

 

Tim Van Patten

EP/Director —
Perry Mason

 

Timothy Olyphant

Actor — Justified;
Santa Clarita Diet

Tina Perry
President, OWN

Tracey Pakosta

Co-President of
Scripted Programming,
NBC Entertainment

 

Wendy Straker-Hauser
Showrunner/EP —
The Bold Type

 

Zach Braff
Actor — Scrubs;
Alex Inc.

 

 

ANYTHING ELSE TO KNOW?

Yes! ATX’s official YouTube channel will provide an option for viewers to donate to fundraising efforts for Color of Change,​ Direct Relief, and​ The Actors Fund.

ABOUT COLOR OF CHANGE
Color of Change is the nation’s largest online racial justice organization. They help people respond effectively to injustice in the world around us. As a national online force driven by 1.7 million members, Color of Change moves decision-makers in corporations and government to create a more human and less hostile world for Black people in America.

Color of Change leads campaigns that build real power for Black communities. They challenge injustice, hold corporate and political leaders accountable, commission game-changing research on systems of inequality, and advance solutions for racial justice that can transform our world. More information is available here.

ABOUT DIRECT RELIEF
Direct Relief improves the health and lives of people affected by poverty or emergencies – without regard to politics, religion, or ability to pay.

Direct Relief is working in overdrive to get protective gear and essential medical resources to as many health workers as possible, as quickly as possible, with emergency deliveries leaving daily for nurses and doctors across the U.S. and globally. Direct Relief has delivered millions of masks, gloves and other critically requested items to thousands of health facilities in more than 60 countries and all 50 United States. Direct Relief is also providing financial support to cover gaps and ensure continued services at primary care sites, and conducting analysis in collaboration with infectious disease experts and data scientists to inform public health efforts. More information is available here.

ABOUT THE ACTORS FUND
The Actors Fund is a national human services organization that fosters stability and resiliency and provides a safety net for performing arts and entertainment professionals over their lifespan. Through offices in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, The Fund serves everyone in film, theater, television, music, opera, radio and dance with programs including social services and emergency financial assistance, health care and insurance counseling, housing, and secondary employment and training services.

Since March 18, 2020, The Actors Fund has provided more than $10.3 million in emergency financial assistance to over 8,729 people who work in performing arts and entertainment. With shutdowns on Broadway and in film and television, theater, concerts, dance, music and many other areas of entertainment, the need is great and growing. This emergency financial assistance is helping our most vulnerable and those in financial crisis with assistance for basic living expenses such as essential medications, to help prevent evictions, and to pay for food or utilities.

As the situation with Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to evolve, The Actors Fund has temporarily transitioned to online and phone-based services, which remain available for everyone in the performing arts and entertainment community. These services include: Artists Health Insurance Resource Center,The Career Center,Housing Resources, Addiction & Recovery, HIV/AIDS and Senior Services, Counseling and Emergency Financial Assistance, as well as The Friedman Health Center for the Performing Arts in New York City. To make a tax-deductible donation to The Actors Fund, visit www.actorsfund.org.

Supported and coordinated by ATX Festival’s non-profit foundation, The Syndication Project.

 

WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM OUR FRIENDS

While the virtual festival is completely free to view and virtually attend for all, ATX Television Festival is a small business that has almost entirely pivoted our business model in the past six weeks. Surviving and recovering from this pandemic while producing an online event is definitely tough, but we know it’s the right thing to do for our community, and we’re so excited to watch #TVTogether again.

If you are able and interested, we’d appreciate your support in any form. Whether that’s sharing “ATX TV…from the Couch” on your social channels, organizing a zoom watch party and inviting a few new TV Campers to join you, or financial contributions of any size (you can support us on Venmo at @ATX-TV-Festival) — any and all support makes a great deal of difference!

 

If you’re looking for information about ATX Season 10,
make sure to check out the details on Festival Badges & Wristbands and our How to ATX page.

If you have any questions, send us an email at TV@atxfestival.com.