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ATX Festival Adds Panels for ‘Empire,’ ‘The Comedians’ and More!

ATX Festival Adds Panels for ‘Empire,’ ‘The Comedians’ and More!


This year’s ATX Festival just won’t stop with the TV goodness and now the event has added even more series’ to their lineup, which is sure to draw record number crowds this year.

The TV fan’s dream fest has announced that they’ve added FOX’s hit breakout series Empire to the list of panels. The show’s co-creator Danny Strong will be in attendance along with executive producer Ilene Chaiken, and co-executive producer Wendy Calhoun. The trio will join fans to chat take an in-depth look at this blockbuster show, how the writers and producers broke beyond stereotypes, and what they think attributes to its unprecedented week-to-week growth.

FX will have a heavy presence at this year’s festival as well. They’ll be bringing along a a new episode of comedy series The Comedians, and fans will be able to take pare in a discussion with co-creators and executive producers Ben Wexler and Matt Nix.

Fans can also look forward to panels and programming including FX’s Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll, You’re the Worst and Married,TV Land’s Teachers, Adult Swim’s Rick and Morty, the season two world premiere of From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series and more.

The newly announced programming joins previously announced panels for this year’s festival, Boomtown; Boy Meets Girl Meets World; Brooklyn Nine-Nine; Bunheads; the world premiere of USA’s Complications on Opening Night; a Dawson’s Creek writers room reunion, along with a first-ever Dawson’s Creek pilot script reading presented by creator Kevin Williamson; Dream On; Drunk History’s History; The Fosters; Gilmore Girls; Hannibal; Journeyman; Justified; Playing House; Power; Queer as Folk; The Simpsons; Suits; and Wayward Pines.

ATX Television Festival will be back for a fourth year June 4-7, 2015, in Austin, TX.

Check out all of our ATX coverage here.

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Jasmine Alyce Jasmine is the Associate Editor/Reporter for FanBolt. She’s been obsessed with pop culture and entertainment news since the olden days of MTV’s ‘TRL’ and graduated in 2009 with her BA in Journalism. She’s a huge horror and sci-fi/fantasy fan and her favorite shows include: American Horror Story, Game of Thrones, Pretty Little Liars, Doctor Who, Bates Motel, Once Upon A Time and Scandal, to name a few.


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