ATX TV Pageant staying digital for 2021, will run for 10 days

One other 12 months, one other digital ATX TV Pageant.

The bittersweet announcement on Thursday got here with excellent news for the competition’s 10th anniversary: The annual TV occasion will likely be held for 10 days, from June 11-20, as a substitute of its standard 4.

The occasion will nonetheless embrace screenings, panels, roundtable discussions and extra, though particular programming has not been introduced but. Organizers stated they are going to announce the primary wave of occasions in April.

Hours earlier than the 2020 competition, amid the continued coronavirus pandemic and Black Lives Matter protests, a number of panels had been canceled together with these for “Scrubs,” “Cougar City,” “Justified” and “One Day at a Time.”

“Out of respect for all that is occurring on the planet, we’re going to reschedule our reunion panel on the @atxfestival this weekend. It doesn’t really feel acceptable to be playing around proper now,” “Scrubs” star Zach Braff tweeted on the time.

“ATX TV continues to work carefully with the companions and expertise of beforehand postponed programming to find out the most effective match for every reunion, sequence, and panel, whether or not that be a digital showcase in 2021 or an in-person occasion as soon as well being & security precautions enable,” the press launch for the competition reads.

The competition, which usually takes place in Austin every year, additionally introduced a brand new membership program, permitting followers entry to occasions year-round.

Final 12 months, co-creators Caitlin McFarland and Emily Gipson introduced they’d be elevating funds “in assist of” the organizations Coloration of Change, Direct Reduction and the Actors Fund.