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Deadline’s Contenders TV for the TV Awards Season Kick-Off Event – 47 shows, 146 in-person and live speakers

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. – Credit: Deadline


After being exclusively virtual for the past two years, we are happy to announce that we are back in front of a live audience.

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The Oscars may have just ended, but Deadline’s Contenders Television event is eagerly awaiting the biggest gathering of small-screen hopefuls we’ve ever hosted. It will all take place at Paramount Studios in person and stream live for those at home, the weekend of April 9-10, 2022.

Forty-seven shows and 146 speakers will take part in Deadline’s Contenders Television, a massive launch event for TV awards season. The Hybrid Gathering will begin in-person at Paramount at 7:00 a.m. with a catered breakfast, as well as a live virtual stream starting at 8:00 a.m. on both days. Lunch will also be served and a cocktail will follow each day.

ABC, Amazon Prime Video, AMC Networks, Apple TV+, CBS Studios, Disney Television Studios, Fox Television, FX, HBO Max, Hulu, National Geographic, NBC, Netflix, Paramount+, Paramount Network, Peacock, Showtime, Sony Pictures Television, Starz, UCP/Peacock and Warner Bros. Television are all participating.

Many stars and showrunners are among the attendees, including Michael Keaton, Martin Short, Selena Gomez, Steve Martin, Bob Odenkirk, Ben Stiller, Patricia Arquette, Adam Scott, Octavia Spencer, Jared Leto, Patrick Stewart, Natasha Lyonne, Amy Poehler, Park Hae-soo, Winona Ryder, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Sam Elliott, Miles Teller, Josh Brolin, Amanda Seyfried, Laura Linney, Jason Bateman, Daveed Diggs, Courteney Cox, Greg Kinnear, Joshua Jackson, Rosario Dawson, Murray Bartlett, Ben Foster, Barry Levinson, Mindy Kaling, Ralph Macchio, Tiffany Haddish, Seth Meyers, Tony Goldwyn, Viola Davis, Melanie Lynskey, John C. Reilly and many more.

Women Of The Movement, As We See It, Harlem, Outer Range, With Love, Better Call Saul, Pachinko, Severance, Truth Be Told, WeCrashed, Ghosts, Star Trek: Picard, Abbott Elementary, The Wonder Years, The Cleaning Lady, Welcome to Flatch, Better Things, Dave, Mayans MC, Snowfall, The Sex Lives Of College Girls, The Survivor, The White Lotus, Winning Time: The Rise Of The Lakers Dynasty, Dopesick, Only Murders In The Building, Pam & Tommy, The Hot Zone: Anthrax, The Dropout, Late Night With Seth Meyers, Ozark, Russian Doll, Squid Game, Stranger Things, 1883, The Offer, Yellowstone, Bel-Air, The Amber Ruffin Show, The First Lady, Yellowjackets, Cobra Kai , The After Party, Blindspotting, Shining Vale, Dr Death, and DMZ are shows spotlighted over the weekend.

Moderators are Anthony D’Alessandro, Antonia Blyth, Rosy Cordero, Alexandra Del Rosario, Mike Fleming Jr., Matt Grobar, Pete Hammond, Dominic Patten, Lynette Rice, Joe Utichi, Peter White.

Sponsors: AppleTV+, Eyepetizer, Final project, Mezcal Los Siete Mysterios and Michter’s.

Partners include: Idle, Four Season Resort Maui at Wailea, Jason Mizrahi, The American Pavilion and Tidelli.

Register for the event at If you have any questions, email us at [email protected]

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