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Tribeca TV Festival has announced their entertainment, interview, and interactive lineup for 2018.
This year the event will highlights a variety of content that covers documentary film, dramatic, episodic, and different formats of cinema in New York City from September 20-23.
Robert De Niro, co-founder of the Tribeca Film Festival provided background on the interactive elements to the Tribeca TV Festival.
“TV reaches audiences anywhere–in their homes, on their tablets, on their phones–but it’s also special to experience them on the big screen with others at the Tribeca TV Festival.” – Robert De Niro
The festival organizers have provided a list of entertainment for the Tribeca TV Festival:
American Style (CNN) – World Premiere
Executive produced by Marty Moe, Chad Mumm, Britt Aboutaleb, and Dan Partland.
American Style examines how America’s changing style through the decades has mirrored the political, social, and economic climate of the time, shaping our unique American identity.
· After the Screening: A conversation with contributor Tim Gunn and more.
Event time: September 23 at 2:00pm ET
Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown (CNN) – Season 12 World Premiere
Executive Produced by Anthony Bourdain, Christopher Collins, Lydia Tenaglia, Sandra Zweig.
● After the Screening: A conversation with W. Kamau Bell, Director Morgan Fallon, Showrunner Sandy Zweig and Executive Producer Lydia Tenaglia moderated by CNN anchor John Berman.
○ Event time: September 22 at 7:30pm ET
Law & Order: SVU (NBC) – 20th Anniversary Celebration
Executive produced by and created by: Dick Wolf
Executive Producers: Michael Chernuchin, Julie Martin, Mariska Hargitay, Alex Chapple, Arthur Forney, Peter Jankowski.
Twenty seasons strong, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit is the longest-running primetime drama currently on television.
● After the Screening: A conversation with Creator and Executive Producer Dick Wolf, star and Executive Producer Mariska Hargitay, co-stars Ice T, Kelli Giddish, Peter Scanavino, Philip Winchester, and more.
○ Event time: September 20 at 6:00pm ET
Madam Secretary (CBS) – Season 5 World Premiere
Executive Produced by Barbara Hall, Lori McCreary, David Grae, Eric Stoltz and Morgan Freeman.
● After the Screening: A conversation with Téa Leoni and cast.
○ Event time: September 20 at 8:15pm ET
Ray Donovan (Showtime) – Season 6 Premiere
Executive Produced by David Hollander, Mark Gordon, Bryan Zuriff and Lou Fusaro, and created by Ann Biderman.
● After the Screening: A conversation with Showrunner David Hollander and cast members Liev Schreiber and Jon Voight.
○ Event time: September 23 at 5:00pm ET
StartUp (Sony Crackle) – Season 3 World Premiere
Executive Produced by Ben Ketai, Gianni Nunnari, Shannon Gaulding, Tom Forman, Andrew Marcus, Ray Ricord and Anne Clements.
Back for 10 thrilling new episodes, StartUp premieres Season 3 of this internationally acclaimed series at the 2018 Tribeca TV Festival.
● After the Screening: A conversation with creator, writer and Director Ben Ketai and cast members Edi Gathegi, Ron Perlman, Adam Brody, and Otmara Marrero.
○ Event time: September 21 at 6:30pm ET
Tracey Ullman’s Show (HBO) – Season 3 International Premiere
Executive Producer: Tracey Ullman.
● After the Screening: A conversation with star and executive producer Tracey Ullman interviewed by Meryl Streep.
○ Event time: September 21 at 5:45pm ET
Valley of the Boom (National Geographic) – New Series World Premiere
Executive Producers: Arianna Huffington, Matthew Carnahan, Jason Goldberg, Brant Pinvidic and David Walpert.
Valley of the Boom takes an adrenaline-fueled ride through the culture of speculation, innovation and disruption during Silicon Valley’s unprecedented tech boom and subsequent bust in the 1990s.
● After the Screening: A conversation with creator Matthew Carnahan, cast members Bradley Whitford, Steve Zahn, Lamorne Morris, and real-life subject Stephan Paternot, founder of TheGlobe.com.
○ Event time: September 21 at 7:45pm ET
Wayne (YouTube Premium) – New Series World Premiere
Executive Produced by Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, and created by Shawn Simmons.
● After the Screening: A conversation with series creator Shawn Simmons, stars Mark McKenna and Ciara Bravo, director Iain B. MacDonald, and writer and executive producers Greg Coolidge, Kirk Ward, Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick.
○ Event time: September 23 at 4:30pm ET
Tribeca Talks: A Conversation with Bryan Cranston
Marking the 10th anniversary since Breaking Bad premiered, the remarkable Bryan Cranston will discuss his illustrious career as one of the most versatile performers over the last three decades.
Event time: September 22 at 4:00pm ET
Tribeca Talks: The Journey, Inspired by TUMI, with Rosario Dawson
Rosario Dawson’s prolific career has taken her from film and television performer, to comic book writer, producer, singer and activist.
● Event time: September 22 at 5:45pm ET
Tribeca Talks: Ten Years of Shark Tank (ABC)
Executive Producers: Mark Burnett, Clay Newbill, Yun Lingner, Max Swedlow, Phil Gurin, Mark Cuban, Barbara Corcoran, Lori Greiner, Robert Herjavec, Daymond John, Kevin O’Leary.
Tribeca is bringing the Sharks to New York to celebrate the 10th season and a momentous 200 episodes of ABC’s Shark Tank, the critically acclaimed and four-time Emmy Award-winning show that reinvigorated entrepreneurship and gave hundreds of aspiring entrepreneurs the chance of a lifetime: to showcase their products to more than 7 million viewers and pitch their business to a panel of potential investors.
● Event time: September 23 at 3:00pm ET
Indies and Midnight at Tribeca TV Festival
Fall Pilot Season
Tribeca TV Festival presents a truly eclectic block of Indie Comedy Pilots that play with conventions of adulthood, sex and…William Shakespeare.
● Event time: September 22 at 7:45pm ET
Great Expectations – World Premiere
Created by Pip Swallow and Executive Produced by Stefan Georgiou.
Having lost her job, flat, and boyfriend in London, Pip heads back home to the Brexit Britain countryside.
I Was a Teenage Pillow Queen – World Premiere
Executive Produced by Bridget Moloney, Claire Coffee.
Nora Nelson was a bestselling sex essayist, but now she’s grown up and settled down. Rather than feeling grounded, she finds herself adrift.
Livin’ on a Prairie – World Premiere
Created by Pamela Bob.
Meet Pamela. A 30 something single woman in the city, who longs for the simple things in life: connection, the spirit of community of family. Of being unconditionally loved. All of these values have been instilled in her since childhood from the single most important influence of her life—The 1970’s NBC classic, Little House on the Prairie. But, is Pamela getting more out of this show then she is out of her real life? With Pamela Bob, Matt W. Cody, Paul Moon, Susan G. Bob, Alison Arngrim, Charlotte Stewart.
My Friend Will – World Premiere
Executive Produced by Elijah Guo.
Jake, a depressed writer in New York City, is increasingly fed up with his life and the meaninglessness of art. Enter William Shakespeare himself, who, by some strange anomaly, appears in Jake’s apartment. Through their exploration of the city, Jake learns from the famous bard that some things should not be taken too seriously. Will struggles to appreciate this strange new era that has idolized his work, discovering himself—and burritos—in the process. With Elijah Guo, William John Austin, Peter O’Connor, Osh Ghanimah, James Lurie, Kate Vos.
Shrimp – World Premiere
Created by/Executive Produced by Zelda Williams and EP Joshua Thurston.
Shrimp is a comedy/drama about the equal parts strange and mundane daily lives of the women of professional dominance. Contrary to popular belief, professional dominatrices don’t sleep with their clients, but that doesn’t mean that their job is any easier to explain to the ‘vanilla’ world. While they’re hired to make the wealthy and powerful feel anything but, out of latex and away from work they’re stuck navigating the same shit as the rest of us as they struggle to figure out just what the hell a normal life even is, let alone how to live one. With Conor Leslie, Zelda Williams, Paulina Singer, Frances Fisher, Jake Abel, Jacob Zachar.
Explore the dark side in this triptych of late-night pilots.
● Event time: September 21 at 8:45pm ET
Created by/Executive Produced by Graham Reznick and EP Peter Phok.
DEADWAX is a mind-bending neo-noir set in the obsessive world of vinyl collecting.
Pagan Peak – World Premiere
Created by Cyrill Boss and Philipp Stennert.
When a gruesomely staged body is found, propped up on a mountain pass in the Alps close to the German-Austrian border, two detectives are sent to investigate.
Patricia Moore (Blackpills)
Created by Blake Fraser and produced by Chris Thompson.
“Through episodic storytelling you become deeply invested in characters for years, or even decades. At Tribeca TV we are celebrating the genius of Tracey Ullman and her characters we have loved for 30 years, the 20 anniversary of Law & Order SVU and the creators and characters who have enthralled us, the 6th season of Liev Schreiber’s Ray Donovan, Bryan Cranston’s dynamic performances throughout his career, and finally a decade of Shark Tank and all of the careers they have launched.” – Paula Weinstein, EVP of Tribeca Enterprises
Preview the trailer for Valley of the Boom on YouTube by National Geographic.