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ATX TELEVISION FESTIVAL AND ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY ANNOUNCE “BATTLESTAR GALACTICA” AS THE CLOSING NIGHT REUNION AT THIS YEAR’S FESTIVAL

ATX TELEVISION FESTIVAL AND TIME INC.’S ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY ANNOUNCE THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED HIT SERIES “BATTLESTAR GALACTICA” AS THE CLOSING NIGHT REUNION AT THIS YEAR’S FESTIVAL, TAKING PLACE JUNE 10, 2017, IN AUSTIN, TX April 19, 2017 — New York, NY — TIME INC.’S (NYSE: TIME) Entertainment Weekly (EW) and the ATX Television Festival announce a
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ATX TELEVISION FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES A SPECIAL LATE NIGHT SCREENING & PANEL OF WILL FERRELL AND KRISTEN WIIG’S ULTIMATE LIFETIME MOVIE, “A DEADLY ADOPTION,”

ATX TELEVISION FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES A SPECIAL LATE NIGHT SCREENING & PANEL OF WILL FERRELL AND KRISTEN WIIG’S ULTIMATE LIFETIME MOVIE, “A DEADLY ADOPTION,” TAKING PLACE THE FIRST NIGHT OF THIS YEAR’S FESTIVAL April 1, 2017 — Austin, TX — ATX Television Festival announces a special one-time only late night screening of the Lifetime movie “A
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ATX TELEVISION FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES “SNOWFALL” FOR OPENING NIGHT, PANELS FOR “THE AMERICANS,” “THE LEFTOVERS,” AND “GIRLS”

ATX TELEVISION FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL PANELS AND PROGRAMMING FOR SEASON SIX, TAKING PLACE JUNE 8-11, 2017, IN AUSTIN, TX Highlights Include an Opening Night Premiere Screening of FX’s New Series “Snowfall,” A First-Ever Network Presidents Panel, A Panel Discussion with the Showrunners of FX’s Emmy-Nominated Series “The Americans,” Screenings and Panel Conversations of HBO’s “The
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ATX TELEVISION FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES A PANEL WITH NBC’S HIT FRESHMAN SERIES “THIS IS US,” A 30-YEAR REUNION OF THE ICONIC SERIES “THIRTYSOMETHING,” AND A REUNION OF HBO’s “THE COMEBACK”

ATX TELEVISION FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL PANELS AND PROGRAMMING FOR SEASON SIX, TAKING PLACE JUNE 8-11, 2017, IN AUSTIN, TX Highlights Include A Panel with NBC’s Hit Freshman Series “This Is Us,” A 30-Year Reunion of the Iconic Series “thirtysomething,” And a Reunion of HBO’s “The Comeback,” Among Others February 24, 2017 — Austin, TX —
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ATX TELEVISION FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES AN “ALIAS” WRITERS ROOM REUNION, A COMMUNITY SCREENING OF “PARKS AND REC,” AND FIRST TIME PANELISTS FROM “BEING MARY JANE” AND “SWEET/VICIOUS”

ATX TELEVISION FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL PANELS AND PROGRAMMING FOR SEASON SIX, TAKING PLACE JUNE 8-11, 2017, IN AUSTIN, TX Highlights Include An “Alias” Writers Room Reunion, A Special Community Screening of “Parks & Recreation,” First Time Panelists Mara Brock Akil, “Sweet/Vicious” Creator Jennifer Kaytin Robinson & Showrunner Amanda Lasher, Among Many Others February 3, 2017
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ATX TELEVISION FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES A 30TH ANNIVERSARY REUNION OF “DESIGNING WOMEN,” A “NORTHERN EXPOSURE” REUNION, “THE BLACK DONNELLYS” AND “THE MIDDLEMAN” PANELS, AND RETURNING PANELISTS

ATX TELEVISION FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES THE FIRST PANELS AND PROGRAMMING FOR SEASON SIX OF THE FESTIVAL, TAKING PLACE JUNE 8-11, 2017, IN AUSTIN, TX A Special 30th Anniversary Reunion of “Designing Women” Is Planned, Along with a Reunion of “Northern Exposure,” Reuniting Cast and Producers from These Iconic Series Retrospectives for “Designing Women” Creator Linda Bloodworth-Thomason’s
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ATX ANNOUNCES THE WINNER OF ITS ANNUAL PITCH COMPETITION ALONG WITH NEW ATX AMBASSADORS AND ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER FOLLOWING THIS YEAR’S FESTIVAL

ATX ANNOUNCES THE WINNER OF ITS ANNUAL PITCH COMPETITION FOLLOWING THIS YEAR’S FESTIVAL, ALONG WITH NEW ATX AMBASSADORS AND ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER July 8, 2016 — Austin, TX — Eric Rudnick was the winner of this year's annual Pitch Competition presented with Final Draft, Inc., at the ATX Television Festival, which took place in Austin,
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ATX ANNOUNCES FINAL PANELS AND PROGRAMMING LEADING INTO THIS YEAR’S FESTIVAL

ATX ANNOUNCES FINAL PANELS AND PROGRAMMING LEADING INTO THIS YEAR’S FESTIVAL GLAAD Will Present a “Bury Your Tropes” Panel, Taking on the Recent Conversation Around Stereotypical Portrayals of LGBTQIA Characters on Television USA Network’s “Royal Pains” Will Celebrate Its Final Season With a Screening and Panel Presentation with the Cast and Producers The Television Academy
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ATX ANNOUNCES MARQUEE EVENTS ALONG WITH NEW PANELS AND PROGRAMMING FOR THIS YEAR’S FESTIVAL

ATX ANNOUNCES MARQUEE EVENTS ALONG WITH NEW PANELS AND PROGRAMMING FOR THIS YEAR’S FESTIVAL USA’s New Series “Queen of the South” Will Kick Things Off on Opening Night With a Premiere Screening and Panel ATX Will Host a Special “The West Wing Administration” Panel, Featuring Creator Aaron Sorkin and Members of the Cast Entertainment Weekly
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ATX ANNOUNCES NEW PANELS AND PROGRAMMING FOR THIS YEAR’S FESTIVAL

ATX ANNOUNCES NEW PANELS AND PROGRAMMING FOR THIS YEAR’S FESTIVAL A Panel with First Time Showrunners and Creators, Featuring Ryan Condal (“Colony”), Jason Rothenberg (“The 100”), Zander Lehmann (“Casual”) and Sarah Shapiro (“UnREAL”) Series Panels and Screenings for FX’s “Tyrant,” AMC’s “Preacher,” TV Land’s “The Jim Gaffigan Show,” and Freeform’s “Dead of Summer” A Conversation
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ATX ANNOUNCES NEW PANELS AND PROGRAMMING FOR THIS YEAR’S FESTIVAL

ATX ANNOUNCES NEW PANELS AND PROGRAMMING FOR THIS YEAR’S FESTIVAL A Writers Room Reunion for “The O.C.” Will Take Place, Featuring Creator Josh Schwartz, Along with a Script Reading of the Pilot Episode Series Panels and Screenings Will be Held for Hulu’s “Casual,” Lifetime’s “UnREAL,”And TV Land’s “Younger” A “Friday Night Lights” High School Reunion,
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ATX ANNOUNCES ITS FIRST WAVE OF PROGRAMMING FOR NEXT SEASON’S FESTIVAL, WHICH RETURNS FOR A FIFTH YEAR JUNE 9-12, 2016, IN AUSTIN, TEXAS

ATX ANNOUNCES ITS FIRST WAVE OF PROGRAMMING FOR NEXT SEASON’S FESTIVAL, WHICH RETURNS FOR A FIFTH YEAR JUNE 9-12, 2016, IN AUSTIN, TEXAS This Year’s ATX Award Recipient Will be Television Icon Norman Lear Panels Include a Special “Everybody Loves Raymond” 20-Year Reunion; “The Shield” Writers Room Reunion, Featuring Creator Shawn Ryan; And a Script
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THE COUNTDOWN IS ON, AS ATX ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL PROGRAMMING LEADING UP TO THIS YEAR’S FESTIVAL, JUNE 4-7, IN AUSTIN, TEXAS

THE COUNTDOWN IS ON, AS ATX ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL PROGRAMMING LEADING UP TO THIS YEAR’S FESTIVAL, JUNE 4-7, IN AUSTIN, TEXAS Newly Added Panels Include Fox’s Hit Series “Empire,” A Marquee Event and Screening of FX Networks Comedies, Including the World Premiere of “Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll,” Adult Swim Presents “Rick and Morty;” El Rey Network and Miramax’s Along
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ATX TELEVISION FESTIVAL AND ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY ANNOUNCE AN UNPRECEDENTED PARTNERSHIP FOR THIS YEAR’S FESTIVAL

ATX TELEVISION FESTIVAL AND ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY ANNOUNCE AN UNPRECEDENTED PARTNERSHIP FOR THIS YEAR’S FESTIVAL EW Will Present the Highly Anticipated “Gilmore Girls” Reunion on Closing Night, And Hold a First-Ever Panel at 35,000 Feet on ATX’s Southwest Airlines® TV Party Plane April 22, 2015 — Austin, TX – ATX Television Festival and Entertainment Weekly announced an
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ATX TELEVISION FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES OPENING NIGHT, WITH THE WORLD PREMIERE OF USA’S NEW ORIGINAL DRAMA SERIES “COMPLICATIONS”

ATX TELEVISION FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES OPENING NIGHT, WITH THE WORLD PREMIERE OF USA’S NEW ORIGINAL DRAMA SERIES “COMPLICATIONS” ATX’s Second Annual Achievement in Television Excellence Award Recipient Who Will Also Participate in a Career-Spanning Conversation with Phil Rosenthal, Is Television Icon James L. Brooks, And a Panel on the History “The Simpsons” with Producers Al Jean,
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ATX TELEVISION FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL PROGRAMMING FOR THIS YEAR’S 2015 FESTIVAL

Austin, TX – March 25, 2015 — ATX Television Festival announced additional programming for this year’s festival, which takes place in Austin, TX, June 4-7, 2015. Newly added panels include a farewell to FX’s critically acclaimed series “Justified;” a special “Boy Meets Girl Meets World” panel with producers and cast from both the past and new series; the upcoming Fox event series “Wayward Pines;” USA’s comedy series “Playing House;” ABC Family’s “The Fosters;” “Drunk History’s History,” a panel discussing the history of Comedy Central’s “Drunk History” with the show’s creators; a “cancelled too soon” panel for Graham Yost’s series “Boomtown;” and the addition of “Friends” creator Marta Kauffman as a panelist, for a special “Conversation with Marta Kauffman.”

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ATX TELEVISION FESTIVAL CELEBRATES THE 10 YEAR REUNION OF “QUEER AS FOLK,” FEATURING THE CREATORS AND CAST

Austin, TX – January 6, 2015 – The ATX Television Festival continues its commitment to exciting and unique programming with the announcement of a special 10-year reunion of the groundbreaking series QUEER AS FOLK.

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ATX TELEVISION FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES “GILMORE GIRLS” REUNION FOR 2015 FESTIVAL

Austin, TX – November 13, 2014 — ATX Television Festival is pleased to unveil the first series of the 2015 Season 4 Fest as well as the initial list of confirmed panelists who will participate in the annual festival in Austin, TX June 4 – 7, 2015. In addition, the ATX Television Festival is excited to announce two unique reunions: “Gilmore Girls” and “Dawson’s Creek” Writers’ Room.

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ATX TELEVISION FESTIVAL OPENS WITH THE WORLD PREMIERE OF TNT’S “LEGENDS”

Austin, TX- Tuesday, May 6, 2014 – ATX Television Festival is thrilled to announce Opening Night Programming, courtesy of TNT. Season Three of the festival will kick off with the world premiere of the first episode of the highly anticipated, suspense-filled drama Legends, with several cast members in attendance. TNT is home to more hit dramas than any other cable network, making it a promotional perfect partner for ATX Television Festival, which takes place June 5-8 in Austin, TX.

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Closing Night of ATX Television Festival presented by FX Networks FEATURING “THE STRAIN” AND “FARGO”

Austin, TX- Tuesday, April 15, 2014 – ATX Television Festival, the first festival devoted to television’s history and future, is proud to have FX Networks join them for the festival, and host Season 3’s Closing Night. Closing Night programming will feature the world premiere of the pilot episode of The Strain in addition to the premiere of the 8th episode of Fargo.

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ATX TELEVISION FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES HENRY WINKLER TO RECEIVE THE FIRST EVER ACHIEVEMENT IN TELEVISION EXCELLENCE AWARD

DATE:           Friday, March 28, 2014 CONTACT:  Brandy Fons, Publicist E-MAIL:       brandy@fonspr.com   ****FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE**** ATX TELEVISION FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES HENRY WINKLER TO RECEIVE THE FIRST EVER ACHIEVEMENT IN TELEVISION EXCELLENCE AWARD Netflix to present exclusive daily panels at ATX Television Festival. BBC America’s Orphan Black Co-Creators, and Ray Romano are just some of the additions to
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ATX TELEVISION FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES FIRST WAVE PROGRAMMING AND SECOND ANNUAL PITCH COMPETITION First-Ever Everwood Cast

ATX Television Festival is pleased to announce the launch of the second annual Pitch Competition in collaboration with Final Draft, the creators of the number one selling screenwriting application in the world. The competition will allow aspiring writers and show creators to pitch their original idea for a scripted series to some of the biggest decision makers in the television industry at the third season of ATX Television Festival in Austin, TX next June 5-8th. Participants in the Pitch Competition have ninety seconds to present their original idea for a scripted series to industry judges through a self-filmed video.

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ATX TELEVISION FESTIVAL OPENS WITH THE NETFLIX SERIES “ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT”

Austin, TX- Monday, June 3, 2013 – ATX Television Festival is thrilled to announce Opening Night Programming courtesy of Netflix. To open Season Two of ATX Television Festival, Netflix will feature the return of the beloved series Arrested Development, followed by a Q&A with members of the cast. Netflix is the premiere destination for original programming, making the platform a perfect partner for ATX Television Festival, which takes place June 6-9 in Austin, TX.

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ATX Television Festival & HBO Present First Ever ATX Closing Night Screening & After Party

ATX Television Festival, the first festival devoted to television’s history and future, is honored to have HBO return for a second year as a festival sponsor, and grow their relationship with the premiere of the HBO original documentary, LOVE, MARILYN for the festival’s first ever Closing Night screening and after party.

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ATX Television Festival Announces 2013 Programming Including First Ever ‘BOY MEETS WORLD’ Cast Reunion and World Premiere Screenings

Austin, TX-Thursday, March 28, 2013 – ATX Television Festival, the first festival devoted to television’s history and future, is pleased to announce the initial wave of programming, including world premieres for several new shows and season openers, as well as a highly anticipated first ever cast reunion of Boy Meets World. In addition, Southwest Airlines will be the official airline provider of the festival. The 2013 festival will take place June 6-9 in Austin, TX.

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ATX Television Festival & Final Draft Present “The Pitch Competition”

Austin, TX— Thursday, November 1, 2012 — ATX Television Festival is pleased to announce its collaboration with Final Draft, the creators of the number one selling screenwriting application in the world, to host their first-ever Pitch Competition. This competition will allow aspiring writers and show creators to pitch their original idea for a scripted series to some of the biggest decision makers in the television industry.

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Second Wave of Programming Announced!

Austin, TX- Monday, May 21, 2012- ATX Television Festival is pleased to announce additional confirmed programming and special guests.

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Opening Night Announcements & Confirmations

Austin, TX-Friday, April 4, 2012- ATX Television Festival is pleased to announce their partnership with the #1 network in all of basic cable, USA Network, for opening night programming at the festival. USA Network will screen episodes of the original series Suits and Royal Pains at the red carpet opening night screening event. ATX Television Festival has added a screening of Once Upon A Time to the festival programming as well as additional confirmed special guests.

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First Wave of Official Programming Announced!

Austin, TX—Friday, April 20, 2011— ATX Television Festival is thrilled to announce the first wave of confirmed programming at the inaugural festival, happening June 1-3 in Austin, Texas, including an advance screening of the season two premiere of MTV’s original drama series Teen Wolf. In addition, there will be an outdoor Rolling Roadshow reunion screening of the Emmy award winning show Friday Night Lights with members of the cast and crew in attendance and a Saturday morning cartoon event with a Hasbro cartoon world premiere episode.

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One of a Kind Television Festival

Austin, TX— Wednesday, January 18, 2012— ATX Festival, the first festival devoted to Television’s history and future, will commence on Friday, June 1st 2012 in Austin, TX. ATX will function like a traditional film festival with premieres of new series, current hits & cult favorites and spotlights of unaired pilots, series that were cancelled before their time and classic shows. ATX will also offer access to the industry’s leading professionals with cast and creator Q&As and panels focusing on innovation in both production and content delivery. Ultimately, ATX has the goal of serving both the community and industry professionals by giving them the opportunity to celebrate and discuss all aspects of TV’s past, present & future.

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