ORPHAN BLACK Event Brought the Love to Split Screens

Split Screens was honored to welcome some of TV’s most enthusiastic fans around, for the premiere of the final season of Orphan Black, and a panel, co-presented by BBC America, that was to be the last time that the Orphan Black cast would all be together in one room. Fans came from as far as […]

FIRST THING’S FIRST: Tonight is Opening Night!

It’s the first day of the first year of Split Screens, NYC’s first festival dedicated entirely to the art and craft of television. Tonight, Split Screens audiences will be the first to see the pilot episode of HBO’s The Deuce, the new show by David Simon (the creator of The Wire). It’s produced by and starring […]

Tune In to our Talk with Today’s TV Critics

Hot takes and think pieces and recaps, oh my! As the medium of television has evolved throughout the years, so have those charged with writing about it. Join us for a panel with three of today’s leading TV critics whose work has appeared in Variety, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, RogerEbert.com, Vulture, New York Magazine […]


Split Screens’ second wave of programming has been announced and it’s an exciting blend of TV’s iconic mainstays and up-and-coming talents making a big splash. Take a look below at the full list of just-announced events, and act quickly to secure your tickets. PREMIERES NEW! The Sinner (co-presented by USA Network)   SPECIAL EVENTS NEW! Legacy […]

NEW AWARDS: Split Screens Honors TV Icons

Split Screens just announced the inaugural edition of two awards, recognizing the vital contributions of television icons. LEGACY AWARD Split Screens is proud to announce the inaugural Legacy Award, presented by AMC Networks, honoring an individual whose career has had a lasting impact on television, to actress, director, author and activist Lee Grant. She joins us […]

SHOWCASE : Go Deeper with Creators, Producers & Stars

At Split Screens, take a deep dive with our SHOWCASE section, packed with opportunities to view a series through the lens of its creators, producers and stars. Viewers hungry for a 360° view of their favorite programs will find a cornucopia of options await.  Select individual tickets, or a festival pass to take full advantage of […]

CLOSE-UP: Focus on One or Two Celebrated Performers

Split Screens CLOSE-UP section shines a spotlight on the contributions one or two celebrated performers whose role takes their show to new heights. Seats are limited, so purchase your tickets today. SATURDAY, JUNE 3    4:30 PM – CLOSE-UP: Rami Malek in “Mr. Robot” (USA) In person: Actor Rami Malek It’s tricky enough to be the lead […]

PREMIERES: Exclusive Experiences Await

Split Screens invites you to be in the first audience to watch hotly anticipated programs in our PREMIERES section! A limited number of seats remain for these very special events, so reserve your spot by purchasing your tickets or a festival pass today. Stay tuned for more PREMIERES events, announcing soon. FRIDAY, JUNE 2   OPENING NIGHT […]


Want to ensure access to all the screenings and events in our week-long lineup? Buy a festival pass.  This allows you to RSVP to sit in a special reserved seating section at festival events. Passes are $125 per person, or $95 if you’re an IFC member. Buying a pass is the best way to binge on every event […]

OPENING NIGHT: The Deuce World Premiere

Split Screens opening night event is the world premiere of HBO’s The Deuce! “David Simon and George Pelecanos, who last teamed up on Treme, will reunite for this HBO series set against the backdrop of the sex industry in New York in the 1970s. How can it miss?” asks Split Screens programmer Matt Zoller Seitz […]