Boy Meets World, FNL, Scandal, Hart of Dixie Casts Set to Headline the 2013 ATX Festival

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Boy Meets World, FNL, Scandal, Hart of Dixie Casts Set to Headline the 2013 ATX Festival

As Disney Channel readies its buzzy Girl Meets World spin-off, the beloved cast of Boy Meets World will come together for their first-ever reunion at the 2nd Annual ATX Television Festival.

Taking place in Austin, Texas from June 6-9, the weekend-long event celebrates outstanding television past, present and future. In typical festival fashion, screenings and Q&As will be all the rage. But what sets ATX apart is an intimate environment in which attendees can interact with the industry folks — both onscreen and off — they admire most.

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Set to grace the stage alongside Boy Meets World creator Michael Jacobs is the Boy himself, Ben Savage (Cory Matthews), as well as Rider Strong (Shawn Hunter), Matt Lawrence (Jack Hunter) and Maitland Ward (Rachel McGuire).

Boy Meets World ripped away my childhood and ruined me as an adult. Wait, reverse that,” Strong joked in a statement Thursday. “I’m so happy to be a part of ATX Television Festival. Boy Meets World was a magical time in my life and it’s incredibly satisfying to know that it still resonates with people.”

Leading lady Danielle Fishel (Topanga Matthews), meanwhile, is unable to attend due to a prior commitment. However, a few yet-to-be-announced World-related guests will also be taking part in the reunion, so stay tuned for additional updates.

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As TVLine previously reported, ATX will also reunite the cast of the acclaimed ’60s-set drama American Dreams.

Read on for the complete list of dearly departed, currently running or never-saw-the-light-of-day series on board for ATX ’13:

$5.15/hour (unaired pilot): Richard Linklater (Executive Producer), America Ferrera
American Dreams (NBC): Jonathan Prince (Creator), Arlen Escarpeta, Brittany Snow, Ethan Dampf, Gail O’Grady, Jamie Elman, Rachel Boston, Sarah Ramos, Tom Verica, Vanessa Lengies and writers Becky Hartman Edwards, David Semel, Rama Stagner, Jason Wilborn, Liz Tigelaar
Animation Domination High-Def (FOX): TBD
Boy Meets World (ABC): Michael Jacobs (Creator), Ben Savage, Rider Strong, Maitland Ward, Matthew Lawrence
Comedy Bang! Bang! (IFC): Scott Aukerman (Creator/Star), Reggie Watts
Falling Skies (TNT): TBD
Friday Night Lights (NBC): Scott Porter, Matt Lauria, Louanne Stephens, David Hudgins (Producer)
Hart Of Dixie (The CW): Leila Gerstein (Creator), Scott Porter
Heat Vision & Jack (unaired pilot): Rob Schrab (Co-Creator)
Hell on Wheels (AMC): TBD
Husbands (Web Series): Jane Espenson (Co-Creator), Brad Bell (Co-Creator), Sean Hemeon
Life Unexpcted (The CW): Liz Tigelaar (Creator), Cast TBD
Low Winter Sun (AMC): Chris Mundy (Executive Producer), Lennie James
The Mindy Project (FOX): TBD
My So-Called Life (ABC): Winnie Holzman (Creator), A.J. Langer, Bess Armstrong, Devon Gummersall
New Girl (FOX): TBD
Nomads (unaired pilot): Scott Porter
NTSF:SD:SUV:: (Adult Swim): Paul Scheer (Creator/Star)
Once Upon a Time (ABC): Edward Kitsis (Co-Creator), Adam Horowitz (Co-Creator), Jane Espenson
Party of Five (Fox): Chris Keyser (Creator), Scott Grimes, Scott Wolf
Perception (TNT): Kenneth Biller (Executive Producer), Rachael Leigh Cook, Scott Wolf
Raising Hope (FOX): Martha Plimpton, Lucas Neff, Garret Dillahunt, Shannon Woodward
Revenge (ABC): TBD
The Riches (FX): Shannon Woodward and other cast TBD
Scandal (ABC): Joshua Malina, Dan Bucatinksy
Sullivan and Son (TBS): Steve Byrne (Creator/Star), Owen Benjamin, Ahmed Ahmed, Roy Wood Jr., Peter Billingsley
The Vampire Diaries (The CW): Julie Plec (Creator), Arielle Kebbel

Which ATX Television Festival event are you most excited to see? 


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