ATX Television Festival Gets 'My So-Called Life' for 2013
2013 lineup includes 'Party of Five' and 'Boy Meets World' reunions
By Richard Whittaker,
6:00PM, Fri. Nov. 30, 2012
Be still my tv teen angst heart. The ATX Television Festival just announced the first round of guests for 2013, and it includes cast reunions for My So-Called Life, Party of Five, and Boy Meets World. Yes, you can squee right now.
It looks like Austin's newest and most broadcast-centric festival has wisely built on this year's success and guest list, with big name returnees likes Buffy the Vampire Slayer writer Jane Espenson and Cougartown creator Bill Lawrence (whose Q&A was one of the inaugural year's high marks). It seems like Scott Wolf aka Bailey from Party of Five had such a good time last year that there's a whole cast reunion.
And let's just face facts. Even though it's unclear who exactly will be coming, with the announcement of spin-off/sequel Girl Meets World, we're really hoping Ben Savage makes it for the Boy Meets World gathering.
Here's who else is confirmed so far:
Bill Lawrence, Creator: Scrubs, Cougar Town
Liz Tigelaar, Creator: Life Unexpected, writer: Nashville, Revenge, American Dreams
Peter Billingsley, Executive Producer of Sullivan & Son, Dinner for Five
Jane Espenson, Creator: Husbands, Writer: Once Upon a Time, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Battlestar Galactica
David Hudgins, Executive Producer/Writer: Parenthood, Friday Night Lights
Ben Blacker, Nerdist Writers Panel
Kyle Killen, Creator: Lone Star, Awake
Lauren Iungerich, Creator: AWKWARD.
Jonathan Prince, Creator: American Dreams
Winnie Holzman, Creator: My So-Called Life
Chris Keyser, Co-Creator: Party of Five
Andrew Miller, Creator: The Secret Circle
Scott Porter, Actor: Friday Night Lights, Hart of Dixie, The Good Wife
Arielle Kebbel, Actor: 90210, The Vampire Diaries, Gilmore Girls
Matt Lauria, Actor: Friday Night Lights, Parenthood
Brad Bell, Creator/Writer/Actor: Husbands
American Dreams cast/crew
Boy Meets World cast/crew
Friday Night Lights cast/crew
My So-Called Life cast/crew
Party of Five cast/crew
ATX Television Festival runs June 7-9, 2013. Tickets available now. More info at www.atxfestival.com.
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