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4 items from 2017


‘Talk Show the Game Show’ Live: Wanda Sykes Judges Nick Thune at SXSW

12 March 2017 3:00 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

There’s more to South by Southwest than just the movies, whether it be ultra-rare appearances by media-shy filmmakers or live versions of soon-to-premiere game shows. In the case of the latter, SXSW Comedy presented “Talk Show the Game Show” last night with host Guy Branum, who was joined by Wanda Sykes, Casey Schreiner, Nick Thune, Bonnie McFarlane and Scott Thompson. Watch the entire “episode” below.

Read More: Terrence Malick Makes a Rare Appearance at SXSW 2017 and Digs Deep On His Process

Formerly of “Awkward” and “Chelsea Lately,” the writer/comedian/actor played ringleader during the proceedings, which introduced the show’s concept. Utilizing a point-based system — two points for a name drop, three points for flirting with the host — it’s likely the first talk show to require a scorekeeper and actively pit its host against his or her guests. (And everything is scored, including Branum’s monologue.)

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- Michael Nordine

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‘Talk Show the Game Show’ Live: Wanda Sykes Judges Nick Thune at SXSW

12 March 2017 3:00 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

There’s more to South by Southwest than just the movies, whether it be ultra-rare appearances by media-shy filmmakers or live versions of soon-to-premiere game shows. In the case of the latter, SXSW Comedy presented “Talk Show the Game Show” last night with host Guy Branum, who was joined by Wanda Sykes, Casey Schreiner, Nick Thune, Bonnie McFarlane and Scott Thompson. Watch the entire “episode” below.

Read More: Terrence Malick Makes a Rare Appearance at SXSW 2017 and Digs Deep On His Process

Formerly of “Awkward” and “Chelsea Lately,” the writer/comedian/actor played ringleader during the proceedings, which introduced the show’s concept. Utilizing a point-based system — two points for a name drop, three points for flirting with the host — it’s likely the first talk show to require a scorekeeper and actively pit its host against his or her guests. (And everything is scored, including Branum’s monologue.)

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- Michael Nordine

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SXSW 2017: The Most Exciting TV Events You Can’t Miss

8 March 2017 9:30 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

SXSW has diversified its interests over recent years, and the world of television is no exception to that. This year’s most exciting moments include exclusive world premieres, panel conversations, escape rooms and a pop-up chicken restaurant. If you’re not going, there’s plenty to envy — and if you will be in attendance, you owe it to the world to share as much as you can on social media.

Read More: All of IndieWire’s SXSW 2017 coverage

Screenings

Here is the schedule for the official Episodics line-up, which features six new TV series in competition alongside other SXSW selections:

American Gods” (Starz)

Vimeo Theatre

March 11, 2017

11:00am —11:59am

“The Son” (AMC)

Zach Theatre

March 12, 2017

7:00pm —8:32pm

Dear White People” (Netflix)

Zach Theatre

March 13, 2017

1:15pm —2:17pm

“Nobodies” (TV Land)

Zach Theatre

March 13, 2017

3:45pm —4:28pm

“I Love Bekka and Lucy” (Stage 13)

Alamo Ritz 1

March »

- Liz Shannon Miller

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SXSW 2017: The Most Exciting TV Events You Can’t Miss

8 March 2017 9:30 AM, PST | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

SXSW has diversified its interests over recent years, and the world of television is no exception to that. This year’s most exciting moments include exclusive world premieres, panel conversations, escape rooms and a pop-up chicken restaurant. If you’re not going, there’s plenty to envy — and if you will be in attendance, you owe it to the world to share as much as you can on social media.

Read More: All of IndieWire’s SXSW 2017 coverage

Screenings

Here is the schedule for the official Episodics line-up, which features six new TV series in competition alongside other SXSW selections:

American Gods” (Starz)

Vimeo Theatre

March 11, 2017

11:00am —11:59am

“The Son” (AMC)

Zach Theatre

March 12, 2017

7:00pm —8:32pm

Dear White People” (Netflix)

Zach Theatre

March 13, 2017

1:15pm —2:17pm

“Nobodies” (TV Land)

Zach Theatre

March 13, 2017

3:45pm —4:28pm

“I Love Bekka and Lucy” (Stage 13)

Alamo Ritz 1

March »

- Liz Shannon Miller

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