Tribeca TV Lineup: ‘Transparent’ Finale, ‘Friends’ Tribute Among 2019 Highlights

Next month, people will assemble in New York for the third annual Tribeca TV Festival. As usual, the festivities this year will include some welcomes, some goodbyes, and some talk of shows that are still very much around long after they’ve left the air.

The musical finale of the Amazon Prime Video series “Transparent” will close the festival, complete with a conversation with the cast and executive producers Faith and Jill Soloway. Also atop the world premiere schedule for the weekend-long festival are the upcoming Epix series “Godfather of Harlem,” starring Forest Whitaker, Starz’s Steven Soderbergh-produced true crime docuseries “Leavenworth,” and the upcoming Bet+ series adaptation of “The First Wives Club.”

As “Friends” continues to be one of the biggest shows in the streaming world, some of the main folks behind it will gather for a 25th anniversary celebration. In addition to a conversation with executive producers David Crane,
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