The Tribeca TV Festival has announced additions to its lineup, including the fifth-season premiere of Fox mainstay Empire and an event marking the 10th anniversary of Bravo’s The Real Housewives of New York City.
The Empire bow will feature a talk with star Jussie Smollett. For Housewives , executive producers Andy Cohen and Lisa Shannon will speak with cast members Sonja Morgan, Dorinda Medley and Tinsley Mortimer.
Expanded from last year’s single-weekend debut, the TV festival’s second edition will run four days, September 20 to 23.
Other new additions include Laverne Cox in conversation with Rosario Dawson; Mira Sorvino joining castmates for the premiere of StartUp‘s 3rd season; and Tim Daly, Erich Bergen and Zeljko Ivanek appearing with Téa Leoni for Madam Secretary’s fifth season premiere.
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Last month, festival organizers announced core programming elements, including premieres of Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown; Law & Order: SVU and Ray Donovan, plus a new showcase for indie pilots.
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