Grace invites herself to Hannah's house for a sleepover, and her straightforward nature helps bring Hannah's
family out of its shell. / Hannah attends a lavish party at Grace's house and discovers the high price Grace has paid for her
independence and wealth. Namely, a fractured relationship with her mother.
Exposed adulterous fraudster Robert Lindus hires the boys trough his surprisingly loyal wife Josephine to help him make bail, despite his assets being frozen, by 'stealing' cash he hid in a secret office safe, with a mysterious key. Britt would refuse, but Hank accepts, for a fat fee and hoping to find out about his lush ex-colleague's murder. Meanwhile hank's sister is discovered camping on his attic and failing to take her psycho-medication. Detective Mark Gustafson smells a rat after Lindus' bail release.
An interactive, improvised conversation between the audience and House of Cards creator Beau Willimon about the creative process, outside-the-box thinking, the blank page, risk-taking and brutal honesty. All are welcome. Bring your truths and fears and daring.
ATX and ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY invite you to an evening at Mode for the 10 year-reunion of UGLY BETTY, with stars America Ferrera, Eric Mabius, Vanessa Williams, Becki Newton, Michael Urie, Ana Ortiz, Mark Indelicato, Tony Plana, and Rebecca Romijn!
We’re frequently told that TV is a writer’s medium — so how important is the role of a “non-writing producer”? Extremely. These gladiators have helped shepherd some of our favorite shows to the small screen. Whether they have partnered in a production company with an uber-creator like Shonda Rhimes, or taken on a variety of large and small projects with multiple writers — these mega-producers shed light on their many responsibilities, from being the conduit between the showrunner and the studio, balancing being a creative force in their own rite, and being the through line of the series to keep the production afloat.
With the advent of cable and streaming services and the natural evolution of pushing boundaries, the FCC’s rulings on what is “too violent for television” and the audience’s threshold overall has drastically changed. Certain subject matter and storylines cannot be told as effectively without a higher level of visual violence than some viewers deem appropriate. Walking the border between allusion and visual, and utilizing the viewer’s imagination or leaving no room for questions — creators, producers, and directors known for pushing the envelope discuss when and to what extent the violence shown in their series is needed and appropriate to authentically tell their story, what they believe is their right and responsibility as storytellers, and answer if they believe there is such a thing as “too far.”
ATX Alums & Staff share their tips, tricks, and breakfast taco recommendations for getting through the festival. Whether you’re a first-timer or ATX pro, join us (and some special guests) to help kick off Season 5!
Aaron Sorkin created an alternate reality that we all wished was real, where President Bartlet and his WEST WING staffers did everything they could to change their world, and in the process, left a lasting impact on ours - and the world of TV.