The lineup for the second annual Outfest TV festival, The Outfronts, has been revealed! Run by film festival and non-profit organization Outfest, The Outfronts is a multi-day event that celebrates the LGBTQ+ community in television. The event takes place on June 3-6, with a mix of in-person and virtual panels. It will feature Q&As with cast and crew from LGBTQ+ shows, advance screenings, and will be the world premiere of Peacock’s Queer as Folk reboot.
In-person screenings and conversations will feature Peacock’s Queer as Folk (world premiere) and Love, Victor, which will preview a sneak peek at the season 3 premiere episode. Other in-person events include: Queer Firefighters On-Screen & IRL, with 9-1-1: Lone Star‘s Brian Michael Smith and Ronen Rubinstein; and HBO Max’s Legendary, with speakers to be announced.
If you’re unable to attend, Outfest is offering several virtual panels, including: Chucky, Gentleman Jack, Harlem, Tom Swift, Motherland: Fort Salem, The Sex Lives of College Girls, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, The 4400, Yellowjackets, RuPaul’s Drag Race, Sort Of, and The Wilds.
Along with show-specific panels, Outfest will feature panels from LGBTQ+ actors and influencers to discuss the changing landscape of LGBTQ+ representation in television and more. Guests include Javicia Leslie (Batwoman), Vico Ortiz (Our Flag Means Death), Wilson Cruz, Paula Pell, and many more.