ATX TV Festival Goes Virtual In Wake of Coronavirus Pandemic
As COVID-19 continues to delay occasions, premieres and festivals, the ATX Tv Pageant isn’t going to let it deter them from bringing the annual fest to TV followers all around the nation. Co-founders of the fest Caitlin McFarland and Emily Gipson introduced at the moment that as a substitute of individuals flocking to Texas for the fest, they are going to be bringing the digital occasion to everybody’s sofa from June 5-7.
McFarland and Gipson launched the next assertion with regard to Season 9 of the ATX Tv Pageant:
These previous couple of weeks have been extremely difficult and proceed to be filled with uncertainties. Our hearts exit to everybody affected by the COVID-19 disaster.
Maybe now greater than ever, we consider that TV is a strong medium for change and empathy. We’re dedicated to our mission of absolutely serving and fostering our group always. Because of this, and to make sure the continued security of all, this 12 months we is not going to be having a bodily pageant in Austin, however as a substitute we might be celebrating Tv the place all of us take pleasure in it, the sofa! We’re excited to announce that ATX Tv Pageant Season 9 might be a digital weekend (June 5-7, 2020) the place we are able to nonetheless come collectively and have fun our love of TV and its ever evolving kinds, particularly throughout occasions like these. We’re calling it “ATX TV…from the Sofa!”
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This might be a tv expertise not like something we’ve completed earlier than, and we’re emboldened by the probabilities we’re discussing with our panelists and companions. We’re assured we are able to proceed to have nice conversations, showcase new and previous favourite sequence, and work together with our unbelievable group…with a variety of enjoyable surprises alongside the way in which. The one factor we all know is that speaking about TV from the place the place we watch it…our dwelling rooms…merely is sensible.
Whereas we’re unhappy to not be coming collectively bodily this summer time, we’re excited to expertise #TVTogether nearly for Season 9, and return reside and in individual for Season 10 (June 10-13, 2021). We’ll have extra info for y’all within the coming weeks about our digital TV Camp for Grown Ups as it will likely be making its solution to your small screens quickly.
Keep tuned and keep protected!
Caitlin and Emily
The digital pageant is acceptable contemplating many TV followers have been catching up and celebrating TV in from their sofa throughout the quarantine. There isn’t any phrase but on how this digital shift will have an effect on the beforehand introduced lineup.
In February, it was introduced that this version of the ATX Tv Pageant would come with a Scrubs and Cougar City reunion in addition to a 10-year reunion and script learn for Parenthood and a Justified writers room reunion. The TV fest was additionally set to function a panel for The CW’s freshman drama Nancy Drew in addition to TBS’s Full Frontal with Samantha Bee.
Different reveals that had been slated for the fest embody Comedy Central’s The Different Two and Drunk Historical past. In addition they set an Oz retrospective with Tom Fontana, Dean Winters, and Lee Tergesen in addition to a screening of the unaired L.A. Confidential pilot.