Tribeca Enterprises, the parent company of the Tribeca Film Festival, has announced that it is launching a new standalone festival for TV in autumn, the Tribeca TV Festival.
Tribeca is expanding its existing April TV programme into its own festival for episodic storytelling.
The three day festival will present curated shows and conversations representative of the cultural zeitgeist, featuring both cast and crew.
Television programming has been a part of the Tribeca Film Festival since it screened the series finale of Friends in 2004 at the Tribeca Drive-In.
In 2016, Tribeca launched an official section of the festival dedicated to TV programming, which has featured world premieres of new series and seasons of anticipated shows and special events, including the world premieres of Emmy-nominated programmes The Night Of and The Handmaid’s Tale.
Much like the April TV programme, the new festival