Programming

ATX Programming includes panels focused on industry related topics, script readings, screenings with cast and creator Q&As, series reunions, and more.

Programming and Panelists may be added all the way up to the weeks and days before the festival, so make sure to check back often!



  • Series - Alias

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    Panelists: Ken Olin (EP/Director/Actor), Lawrence Trilling (Producer/Director), Sarah Caplan (Producer), Jeff Pinkner (Writer/EP), André Nemec (Writer/EP), Josh Appelbaum (Writer/EP), Monica Breen (Writer/Producer)
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  • Series - Thirtysomething

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    Panelists: Cast: Ken Olin (Director), Patricia Wettig (Director), Melanie Mayron (Director), Timothy Busfield (Director), Peter Horton (Director), David Clennon
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  • Series - Designing Women

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    Panelists: Linda Bloodworth-Thomas (Writer/Creator/EP); Cast: Delta Burke, Annie Potts, Jean Smart, Gerald McRaney, Hal Holbrook, Douglas Barr
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  • Series - Evening Shade

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    Panelist: Linda Bloodworth-Thomason (Writer/Creator/EP); Cast: Burt Reynolds, Marilu Henner, Hal Holbrook
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  • Series - Fargo

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    Panelists: Noah Hawley (Writer/Creator/EP)
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  • Series - Fear the Walking Dead

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  • Spon - FOX

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  • Series - Girls

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    From early to late twenties, these “girls” grew up to become “women” with the gentle help (sometimes obstructive, other times self-absorbed behavior) of the characters around and the production team behind them. Following the final season of HBO’s Girls, we discuss how the series was sold and the evolution from the point of view of the ensemble (on and off screen) that brought the world of Hannah, Marnie, Shoshanna, and Jessa to life.

    Panelists: Kathleen McCaffrey (VP of Programming, HBO), Jennifer Euston (Casting Director); Cast: Alex Karpovsky, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Jon Glaser
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  • Series - Hearts Afire

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    Panelist: Linda Bloodworth-Thomason (Writer/Creator/EP); Cast: Markie Post, Leslie Jordan
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    Panelist: Phil Rosenthal
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    Panelists: Andrea Savage (Writer/Creator/EP/Actor), Jessica Elbaum (EP), Joey Slamon (Writer/EP); Cast: Tom Everett Scott
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    Panelists: Peter Farrelly (Writer/Creator/Director/EP), Bobby Mort (Writer/EP); Cast: Ron Livingston, Will Sasso
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    Whether you see reality TV as an intriguing, ever-evolving art form or a never-ending irritant, there is no denying MTV’s role as the birthplace of the genre as we know it today. As another season brings a new raft of reality ratings-bait, we ask how television developed to its current stage. MTV Executive Nina Diaz, and executive producers Jon Murray, Sally Ann Salsano, and Adam DiVello discuss MTV’s impact on modern reality television and how the genre will continue to evolve.

    Panelists: Nina Diaz (Head of Unscripted Programming, MTV), Jon Murray (The Real World), Sally Ann Salsano (Jersey Shore)
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  • Series - Northern Exposure

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    Panelists: Joshua Brand (Writer/Creator/EP), Mitchell Burgess (Writer/EP), Robin Green (Writer/EP), Cheryl Bloch (Producer); Cast: Rob Morrow, Janine Turner, John Corbett, Barry Corbin, Darren Burrows
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  • Series - October Road

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    Panelists: Josh Appelbaum (Writer/Co-Creator/EP), André Nemec (Writer/Co-Creator/EP), Scott Rosenberg (Writer/Co-Creator/EP); Cast: Odette Annable, Geoff Stults, Rebecca Field, Lindy Booth, Evan Jones, Jay Paulson
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  • Series - Playing House

    Date: Friday, 6/9
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    Panelists: Cast: Jessica St. Clair (Writer/Creator/EP), Lennon Parham (Writer/Creator/EP)
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  • Series-PLL-Famous-In-Love

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    Panelists: I. Marlene King (Writer/Creator/EP), Lisa Cochran-Neilan (Co-EP)
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    Panelist: Mark Duplass (Writer/Co-Creator/EP)
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  • Series - Snowfall

    OPENING NIGHT SCREENING
    Date: Thursday, 6/8
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  • Series - Talk Show the Game Show

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    Panelists: Guy Branum (Host)
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  • Series - The Americans

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    Panelists: Joe Weisberg (Writer/Creator/EP), Joel Fields (Writer/EP)
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  • Advisory Panelist - Glen Mazzara

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    What is it that draws viewers to the the brutality, depravity, and unfeeling indifference of characters like Tony Soprano, Don Draper, and Walter White? The reflex that, against all logic, causes us to root for the “villain” of the story, despite their most inhumane tendencies? Writer/creator Glen Mazzara (Damien, The Shield) presents an in-depth look at our fascination with pop culture’s revered & reviled male anti-hero, from its origin in colonial storytelling to its well-documented presence in TV’s “golden age” and beyond to its lasting impact on today’s society.

    Panelist: Glen Mazzara (The Shield, Damien, The Walking Dead)

  • Series - The Black Donnellys

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    Panelists: Paul Haggis (Creator/Director/EP), Bobby Moresco (Writer/Creator/EP); Cast: Jonathan Tucker
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  • Series - The Bold Type

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    Panelists: Sarah Watson (Writer/Creator/EP), Holly Whidden (Co-EP)
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  • Series - The Comeback

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    Panelists: Michael Patrick King (Co-Creator/Writer/EP); Cast: Lisa Kudrow (Co-Creator/Writer/EP), Dan Bucatinsky (EP), Laura Silverman
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    Panelists: June Diane Raphael (Writer), Additional Cast TBA
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  • Series - The Leftovers

    Date: Thursday, 6/8
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    Panelists: Damon Lindelof (Co-Creator/Writer/EP), Tom Perrotta (Co-Creator/Writer/EP), Mimi Leder (Director/EP)
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  • Series - The Mick

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  • Series - The Middleman

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    Panelist: Javier Grillo-Marxuach (Writer/Creator/EP); Cast: Natalie Morales
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  • Date: Friday, 6/9
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    From network to cable to streaming platforms, these individuals are deciding the fate of your current and future favorite programming. As we continue to live in a perpetual state of “Peak TV,” how does a network or studio decide what content to create? How do they balance their brand, while continuing to grow and challenge their viewers? As the landscape grows, “channels” are racing to build audiences’ trust in what can be expected from their content — but budgets get tighter, decisions to make a pilot vs. straight to series get harder, which equals a rising pressure to define their brands and establish audiences.

    Panelists: Jennifer Salke (NBC Entertainment), Casey Bloys (HBO), Nick Grad (FX), Craig Erwich (Hulu)
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  • Series - The Son

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  • Series - Grace and Frankie

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    An intimate conversation with the on and off-screen women that create “Grace & Frankie;” a comedic and heartfelt series that boldly tackles gender, age, sexual orientation, and a spectrum of relationship dynamics from mother/daughter to husband/wife to dating and of course, friendship. Relationships define the stories both in front of and behind the camera, from the production company (Okay Goodnight), to the development process, casting, and production, this panel will delve into the groundbreaking characters and storylines they represent for women across multiple generations.

    Panelists: Marta Kauffman (Showrunner), Hannah K.S. Canter (Producer), Robbie Rowe Tollin (EP); Cast: June Diane Raphael, Brooklyn Decker
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  • Series - This Is Us

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    Panelists: Dan Fogelman (Writer/Creator/EP), Ken Olin (EP), Jennifer Salke (President, NBC Entertainment); Cast: Milo Ventimiglia, Mandy Moore
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*** All individuals/artists' schedules are subject to change without notice and are not guaranteed.