Italian TV Biz Puts on Hollywood Showcase

Sep 19, 2019 252

BY: Anna Tingley

With the advent of streaming, European television has successfully solidified its place in Hollywood, conquering international audiences with shows such as “Gomorrah,” “Medici” and “Suburra: Blood on Rome,” all Italian dramas available on Netflix, in addition to HBO’s “My Brilliant Friend” and the Italian-French-Spanish drama “The Young Pope.”

And now, the first-ever Italian Television Festival, spearheaded by Good Girls Planet and Marco Testa Los Angeles, will showcase quality Italian content to Hollywood. Ahead of this year’s Emmys, the event will take place Sept. 19 at an exclusive private club and will feature screenings of trailers and teasers, an awards ceremony, plus an informative panel focused on the future of Italian television. The industry event will wrap up with a red carpet and party at the London Hotel in West Hollywood.

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