×
You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

‘Felicity’ Reunion, ‘Mayans MC,’ ‘Wynonna Earp’ Added to ATX Television Festival

ATX Television Festival has announced another block of programming for it’s seventh annual event taking place in Austin, Texas, June 7-10. Among the series added are a “Felicity” reunion, a celebration of the classic “TGIF” comedies via Hulu and “Mayans MC” from FX.

Marcy Carsey was also announced as the recipient of this year’s ATX Award in Television Excellence.

Felicity” star Keri Russell will be in attendance on the panel (and she will also appear on a final season of “The Americans” panel). She will be joined by cast members Scott Speedman, Tangi Miller, Amanda Foreman, Amy Jo Johnson and Ian Gomez, as well as director-producer Lawrence Trilling. The panel is co-presented by Entertainment Weekly and additional panelists may be announced at a later date.

ATX has also announced the festival will host “Mayans MC” with co-creators Kurt Sutter and Elgin James, executive producer and director Norberto Barba and to-be-announced cast members. Showing an exclusive clip ahead of the panel on June 8, the event will kick off festivities at the Republic of Texas Motorcycle Rally in downtown Austin. Both events coincide every year, but this is the first year they will officially be brought together. This Q&A panel will be open to ATX attendees and VIP guests of the rally and held at the historic Paramount Theatre.

HBO, which was previously announced to be premiering “Sharp Objects” on opening night of the festival, is adding “High Maintenance” and “Crashing” to their offerings. “High Maintenance” co-creator Katja Blichfeld, co-creator and star Ben Sinclair and executive producer Russell Gregory will attend, as will “Crashing” creator and star Pete Holmes.

Syfy and IDW Ent. will present a panel for “Wynonna Earp” with creator and showrunner Emily Andras and stars Melanie Scrofano, Tim Rozon, and Katherine Barrell. They will present a first look at the third season of the show ahead of its summer premiere and discusses the series’ impact in the genre world.

Hulu is bringing a special “TGIHulu!” panel to the festival, celebrating their library programming from the 1990s “TGIF” comedy block. “Boy Meets World” star Ben Savage and producer Michael Jacobs, “Perfect Strangers” star Bronson Pinchot, “Family Matters” and “Step By Step” executive producer William Bickley, “Family Matters” star Kellie Shanygne Williams and “Sabrina the Teenage Witch” creator Nell Scovell will discuss “what it was like to be at the center of a pop-culture phenomenon, the enduring popularity of the ‘TGIF’ brand, and what it means to have an entirely new generation of viewers tuning in more than 20 years later.”

More TV

  • Winner of the 2019 Eurovision Song

    Netherlands' Duncan Laurence Wins 2019 Eurovision Song Contest

    Madonna’s controversial performance may have grabbed the headlines, but Duncan Laurence won the nearly four-hour-long 2019 Eurovision Song Contest for the Netherlands with the song “Arcade,” which he cowrote with Joel Sjöö and Wouter Hardy. Laurence won a total of 492 points from the expert juries and televoters in a contest that was touch and [...]

  • 'SNL' Cold Open Has Alec Baldwin's

    'SNL' Cold Open Has Alec Baldwin's Trump Rocking Out to Queen

    The cold open for the season finale of “Saturday Night Live” saw the Trump administration taking some liberties with a rock classic. Alec Baldwin returned as President Donald Trump, letting America know that he is going to be taking it easy now that summer is nearly here. He then said he was going to do [...]

  • Great Point Invests in U.K. Indie

    Great Point Invests in U.K. Indie Producer Seven Seas (EXCLUSIVE)

    U.K.-based Great Point has bought into Seven Seas Films, the British indie producer that recently teamed with BBC Studios for a drama series about the final months of Marilyn Monroe. Great Point has a new “enterprise investment scheme” fund, Great Point Ventures, and is primed to invest in several more film and TV producers in [...]

  • Outlander Season 4 Finale

    What CBS' Pursuit of Starz Means for CBS, Lionsgate

    CBS’ effort to buy pay TV service Starz from Lionsgate seems on the surface to be a head scratcher. CBS has told Wall Street for years that it has prospered because it brings only two must-have services to the table in negotiations with MVPDs, allowing the Eye to drive a hard bargain. Why would CBS [...]

  • Doha Film Institute Steps Up Documentaries

    Doha Film Institute Steps Up Documentaries and TV Series Grants

    The Doha Film Institute, which is at Cannes as a co-financier of Elia Suleiman’s competition entry “It Must Be Heaven,” has announced the 37 projects receiving its Spring Grants, roughly half of them to be directed by women. The latest batch of mostly Arabic fare set to tap into support from the DFI, a key [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content