ATX Television Festival Season 11
After two years of virtual programming, the ATX Television Festival returns June 2-5 with its first live event since 2019. The festival's 11th season opens June 2 with the world premiere of Dark Winds, the new AMC Networks show based on the Tony Hillerman series of books. The festival devotes its June 4 closing night to a panel discussion on the upcoming fourth season of the HBO sci-fi series Westworld. Highlights include Scrubs, Parenthood, and Justified reunions that were originally scheduled for 2020; conversations with Paul Feig, Robin Thede, director/producer Thomas Schlamme, Arielle Kebbel and Adrianne Palicki; 9-1-1: Lone Star's Brian Michael Smith; and Angelyne's Emmy Rossum and Allison Miller; panels and/or screenings devoted to such shows and limited series as Evil, Flowers in the Attic: The Origin, I Love That For You, Monarch, Queer for Fear, Rutherford Fall, Somebody Feed Phil, Station Eleven, Tom Swift, and Walker: Independence; and panels on comedy showrunning, television franchises, consent on set, Muslim representation in front and behind the camera, immigrant stories, and onscreen depiction of wealth gap. Roswell's Majandra Delfino and Brendan Fehr host a screening of their independently produce pilot Baron + Toluca. The ATX Television Festival will honor Emmy-nominated producer/director Lesli Linka Glatter with its Achievement in Television eXcellence and name Euphoria and The White Lotus star Sydney Sweeney with its Breakthough Award.
Aired: May 26, 2022.