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EW Fest lineup includes Aziz Ansari, 'X-Files' team, Ryan Murphy & more

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On Saturday, Oct. 24, Entertainment Weekly will present EW Fest, a day-long celebration of the best in pop culture and EW’s 25th anniversary.

Presented by LG OLED TV, an entirely new category of television, EW Fest will feature unique programming including binge-a-thon screenings, first looks, editor Q&A’s, book signings, and panels with and performances by today’s most sought after talent. The line-up includes a look inside the X-Files writer’s room with creator Chris Carter and writer James Wong; an appearance by Aziz Ansari, discussing his new Netflix series; and an acoustic performance with The Band Perry. EW Fest panels include Ryan Murphy along with special guests from his hit shows, including Matt Bomer, and Kathy Bates, Scholastic’s David Levithan moderating a panel with YA authors and a digital influencers panel with YouTube creators Marcus Johns, and more.

Binge-a-thon screenings will be shown for The Expanse (Syfy), a first look at Idiotsitter (Comedy Central), Lucifer (FOX), Ash vs Evil Dead (Starz) with more to come.

“We’re thrilled to bring EW’s insider access to New York City where fans will have the opportunity to connect with actors and directors from their favorite TV shows and movies,” said Henry Goldblatt, editor of Entertainment Weekly, in a statement. “This new event is the perfect way to cap off the brand’s 25th anniversary celebration.”

“LG continues to innovate game-changing technologies that truly enrich and shape the way consumers view home entertainment, so we jumped at the chance to bring our revolutionary OLED TVs to the epicenter of entertainment at the EW Fest,” said David VanderWaal, vice president of marketing, LG Electronics USA. “LG OLED delivers perfect blacks and the most life-like colors imaginable, giving EW Fest attendees the opportunity to experience this entirely new category of television.”

EW Fest will take place at Industria Superstudio, located at 775 Washington St. in New York City, running from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., and EW Fest @ Night from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

For tickets and more details, head to www.ew.com/ewfest.

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