South by Southwest is no longer just a music fest—or just a movie fest…or even just a music plus movie plus interactive fest. With the advent of several “convergence” tracks throughout the years, including education, sports, fashion, and food, SXSW has become so much more than it was during its original conception 31 festivals ago. If you happen to be a TV junkie—like several of us on staff are—you’ll probably be thrilled with this year’s SXSW lineup.
These are the TV shows making their presence known during the festival.
I Love Bekka & Lucy
March 13, Alamo Ritz, 7 p.m.
Playwright Rachael Holder is adapting her 2012 web series to a full series, which will be streaming digitally through Stage 13. About two inseparable best friends, this one is already being compared to Broad City.