GIDDYUP! E! NEWS HEADS DOWN SOUTH FOR AUSTIN'S FAMED SXSW FILM AND INTERACTIVE FESTIVAL
LOS ANGELES – March 5, 2014 - Renowned for always covering the hottest entertainment stories anywhere in the world, E! News continues the tradition and heads down South to the largest event of its kind, Austin's South by Southwest (SXSW) music, film, and interactive festival. Beginning Friday, March 7th, E! News correspondent Jesse Giddings and Eonline Senior Editor Marc Malkin, make the trek to Central Texas to report on the latest tech news, hottest parties and premieres, and all the celebrity scoop that is expected to come out of the exciting and star-studded global multiform event.
Giddings will travel Austin's streets in style in a custom designed airstream that will serve as E! News' mobile studio during the festival, and E!'s official SXSW interview location for all the A-list stars. E! News and Eonline will give viewers a look into the SXSW culture, including the dynamic nightlife that "keeps Austin weird" and has festival goers coming back each year.
Celebrities expected to be chatting with Gidding's in Austin include Bravo's Andy Cohen, Josh Duhamel from the set of "Lost in the Sun;" Jon Favreau, Sofia Vergara, and the rest of the highly anticipated new movie "Chef." Also, from the upcoming films "Bad Words," stars Jason Bateman and Allison Janney; "Space Station" with Patrick Wilson and Matt Bomer; Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon: A Social Phenomenon Turns 20 panelist Kevin Bacon; "Neighbors" with Seth Rogen and Zac Efron. Jesse will also be inside SXSW's most exclusive event celebrating the hit HBO series "Game of Thrones" and will bring you the "must-see" moments of the night. In addition, the airstream will travel to the set of "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" to interview the late night funnyman.
Online, viewers will always be able to get all the latest news and exclusives including photos and videos in real time via Eonline and Twitter. If you're at SXSW, be sure to stop by the E! News airstream which will be parked in front of the Chavez restaurant located in the Radisson hotel. Be sure to catch all of E! News' coverage of SXSW Weeknights at 7:00 & 11:30pm ET/PT beginning Friday, March 7th only on E!
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