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Palm Springs gets 'Hot As Hell' with web series festival

Countdown to Hot As Hell
Countdown to Hot As Hell
Hot As Hell Festival

This year's web series fan festival “Hot As Hell” (Facebook: (Twitter: is being held once again in Palm Springs, Calif, Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 through Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014. The festival is being held at the Riviera Resort Hotel.

August in Palm Springs is one of the hottest places to be as the name eludes but “Hot as Hell” also refers to the festival itself, the entertainment it offers, and the list of web series participants that are drawn to it. Attended mostly by Los Angeles based series, this year series representatives include a Daytime Emmy Award nominee from as far away as New York City.

Brainchild of Steve Silverman, creator of web series “Pretty” and “The Inn,” and Julie A. Smith, creator of “Fumbling Thru the Pieces,” the festival is a chance for creators and actors to relax and mingle with their fans for a fun-filled weekend. There are also special screenings of premiere series episodes and never-seen-before blooper reels.

As web series attract more and more viewers, one of the things fans really love is interacting with a show's creators and actors. They will get plenty of that at this year's festival. Tickets to the event can be purchased online at Brown Paper Tickets. For a Hot as Hell weekend, Palm Springs is the place to be August 8th!

Friday, August 8th:

@7pm - "B-I-N-G-O!" Web Series Bingo is back! And so is our host, Sheena Metal! Your favorite web series stars will call the numbers and you will win the prizes!
(Burger and Fry Bar is included with your ticket/Cash Bar)

Saturday, August 9th:

@9:00am - Start your day with breakfast and be a part of the live audience for the live broadcast of "CA Woman 411" featuring the ladies of the web: Jane Espenson, Stacy McQueen, Diane Delano, Adrienne Wilkinson, Martha Byrne, Sheena Metal and more! Hear from your favorites all the behind-the-scenes good stuff you've been dying to know!
(Full breakfast is included with your All Access Weekend Pass)

@7pm - "Web Series Variety Show" - They sing! They dance! They craft! They cocktail! Get ready for an all-night event featuring music, videos, comedy and premieres including:

- PRETTY will premiere their first new ep of Season 4!
- OLD DOGS & NEW TRICKS will premieres their first new ep of Season 3!
- WHERE THE BEARS ARE premieres their first new ep of Season 3!
- THE INN will premiere their behind-the-scenes mini-movie!
- DEVANITY will premiere their Season 4 blooper reel!
- FUMBLING THRU THE PIECES will premiere their Season 2 blooper reel!
- HUSBANDS will premiere their blooper reel!

(Dessert Bar Included/Cash Bar)

Sunday, August 10th:

@9:00am - "Top Secret Surprise Breakfast" - Wake up to...??? You're gonna have to show up to find out!
(Full breakfast is included with your All Access Weekend Pass)

Scheduled to Appear*
Leon Acord (Old Dogs & New Tricks)
Tisha Terrassini Banker (Pretty)
Anthony Anderson (Anacostia)
Brad Bell (Husbands)
Martha Byrne (Weight/Gotham/Anacostia)
Michael & Barbi Caruso (DeVanity)
Rick Copp (Where The Bears Are)
Diane Delano (Fumbling Thru The Pieces/Pretty)
Joe Dietl (Where The Bears Are)
Bobbie Eakes (Fumbling Thru The Pieces/Tainted Dreams)
Jane Espenson (Husbands)
Dee Freeman (Pretty)
Michael Taylor Gray (Pretty)
Bruce Hart (Old Dogs & New Tricks)
Sean Hemeon (Husbands)
Terri Ivens (Tainted Dreams)
Juliette Jeffers (Pretty)
Tara Chocol Joyce (Fumbling Thru The Pieces)
Dan J Kroll (Soap Central Live)
Sheena Metal (Child Of The '70s/Sheena Metal Experience)
Jeffrey Patrick Olson (Old Dogs & New Tricks)
Kyle David Pierce (The Inn)
Damian Pelliccione (Boys In Tech)
Ray Proscia (The Inn)
Terry Ray (Child of the 70s)
Ed Robinson (Pairings)
Steve Silverman (The Inn, Pretty)
Julie A. Smith (Fumbling Thru The Pieces)
Michelle Stafford (The Stafford Project)
Michael Vaccaro (Child of the 70s)
Adrienne Wilkinson (Pretty)
Jodie Younse (Pairings)
Ben Zook (Where The Bears Are)

*Subject to Change

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