Friday Night Lights! Ugly Betty! See the Cool Cast Reunions from the ATX Television Festival
Clear eyes, full hearts, can't lose. Friday Night Lights stars Adrianne Palicki, Connie Britton and Jesse Plemons got back together on Friday night at the ATX Television Festival in Austin, Texas. It was the fifth anniversary of the show's end; appropriately, fans tailgated before watching an episode from season 4.
While addressing the crowd, Britton mentioned that once the show wrapped, she stole the reserved parking sign for Tami Taylor from the set. It's now in her driveway. which is in her driveway.
Gaius Charles caught up with Palicki during the FNL reunion. Nearly two dozen members of the cast came out for the big event.
Yes, the enthusiasm for FNL ran strong, but casts and crew from two other shows reunited at ATX as well: The O.C. and The West Wing.
Looking anything but ugly, Ugly Betty's Michael Urie, America Ferrera and Mark Indelicato reunited on Saturday night at an EW party. Of playing Justin, Indelicato said, "I was kind of discovering myself and my sexual orientation at the same time that he was, so we really helped each other and guided each other along that road the entire way."
At the Ugly Betty panel, at which Indelicato also reunited with costar Eric Mabius, the show's stars reminded attendees that Adele actually appeared on an episode in 2009.
According to EW's live blog of the Ugly Betty panel, "It was like a theater company," Judith Light said. "Everybody was there, part of this ensemble, invested in everybody else's story, what the story was going to lead to, and where you might fit." Vanessa Williams added that the cast would bond over shared meals, and watch episodes together before they aired.