BEVERLY HILLS, CA – The Paley Center for Media announced the extended lineup for PaleyFest LA 2017, to take place at the DOLBY THEATRE in Hollywood, CA March 17-26. The celebrated event will open on March 17th with the cast and creative team of AMC’s critically acclaimed and wildly popular The Walking Dead. PaleyFest will run through March 26 and features a diverse lineup of television shows including breakout freshman hits and longtime fan favorites.
“For 34 years PaleyFest has grown in size, presence and prestige – solidifying its spot on the Los Angeles cultural and popular landscape,” said Maureen J. Reidy, President & CEO of The Paley Center for Media. “We are so proud to present this incredible PaleyFest 2017 lineup as the centerpiece in our year-round Paley Center programming. This year’s festival brings together fans and introduces new audiences to the stars and creators of television’s most talked about and popular shows.”
In addition to The Walking Dead, the PaleyFest LA 2017 lineup includes NBC’s This Is Us (March 18): a matinee Super Hero event featuring the cast members of the CW’s Arrow, The Flash, Supergirl and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow (March 18); ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy (March 19); CBS’s NCIS: Los Angeles (March 21); CBS’s The Late Late Show with James Corden (March 22); BBC America’s Orphan Black (March 23); FOX’s Bob’s Burgers (March 24); Freeform’s Pretty Little Liars (March 25); HBO’s Westworld (March 25); and closing out the festival on March 26, will be an amazing double header including a matinee event celebrating the 100th episode of ABC’s Scandal, followed that evening by FX’s American Horror Story: Roanoke.
As official media sponsor of PaleyFest, Hulu will be the exclusive streaming home to a selection of clips and the full-length discussions from the festival. Subscribers can view footage from the event by visiting hulu.com/paleyfest.
The Paley Center for Media’s PaleyFest, with annual festivals in both Los Angeles and New York City, has become the destination event for the worldwide community of television fans. The Festival benefits the Paley Center’s preservation and archival digitization efforts, and its ongoing mission to explore the significant impact of media on our culture and society. The Paley Center is home to the nation’s foremost publically accessible archives of television and radio content, over 160,000 programs spanning the history of media including the recently launched African-American, Hispanic, and LGBT collections.
Citi returns as the official card of PaleyFest, offering its cardmembers special presale access to tickets. Paley Center Supporting and Patron Members and Citi cardmembers can purchase presale tickets beginning January 9, 2017 at 9:00 am PT. Tickets go on sale for Paley Center Individual Members on January 11, 2017 at 9:00 am PT, and to the general public on January 12, 2017 at 9:00 am PT. To purchase tickets, please visit paleyfest.org or download the Paley App at paley.me/app.
About The Paley Center for Media
The Paley Center for Media, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with locations in New York and Los Angeles, leads the discussion about the cultural, creative, and social significance of television, radio, and emerging platforms for the professional community and media-interested public. Drawing upon its curatorial expertise, an international collection, and close relationships with the leaders of the media community, the Paley Center examines the intersections between media and society. The general public can access the collection and participate in programs that explore and celebrate the creativity, the innovations, the personalities, and the leaders who are shaping media. Through the global programs of its Media Council and International Council, the Paley Center also serves as a neutral setting where media professionals can engage in discussion and debate about the evolving media landscape. Previously known as The Museum of Television & Radio, the Paley Center was founded in 1975 by William S. Paley, a pioneering innovator in the industry. For more information, please visit paleycenter.org
Source: Paley Center for Media