Paley Center for Media Selects First PaleyLive NY Programs of Fall 2017 Season

The Paley Center for Media in New York today announced it has selected three outstanding television programs to be featured in the 2017 PaleyLive Fall Season. The programs which cover one of today's most notorious criminals, give an in-depth look at today's most acclaimed morning news program, and LGBT issues include: El Chapo: Exclusive Look Inside Season Two with the Stars, The News is Back: CBS THIS MORNING and the Morning Landscape, and Transparent: An Evening with the Pfeffermans. A limited number of tickets will be on sale for these highly anticipated programs, with tickets first available to Paley Patron, Supporting, and Individual Members.

PaleyLive programs offer television fans the rare opportunity to engage with the cast and creative teams of their favorite programs in intimate settings held at The Paley Center for Media in New York. All PaleyLive programs are selected by the Paley Center to not only expand society's understanding of the cultural, creative, and social significance of television, but also for their ability to educate and entertain the public.

"The programs selected for our fall PaleyLive season represent the best television has to offer and tackle some of today's most compelling themes and issues," said Maureen J. Reidy, President and CEO of The Paley Center for Media. "Each program selected promises to spark the entertaining and informative conversations that make PaleyLive programs the premier experience for both the public and industry professionals."

The initial PaleyLive NY Fall 2017 schedule is as follows:

El Chapo: Exclusive Look Inside Season Two with the Stars
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
6:30 pm

Univision and Netflix explore the rise and fall of the notorious Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin Guzmán in EL CHAPO by combining the reporting and insights from the Univision News investigative team along with a polished crew of writers, producers, actors, and directors schooled in THE ART OF dramatic storytelling. The series, which premiered on Univision in April 2017, and on Netflix in June 2017, pulls back the curtain on one of the most captivating criminals of our time.

Following the preview screening from season two , Univision News icon María Elena Salinas will moderate a conversation with the cast and creative team, featuring Camila Jimenez Villa Co President, Fusion Media Group, Marco de la O ("El Chapo"), Humberto Busto ("Don Sol"), Silvana Aguirre, Creator and Showrunner, Gerardo Reyes, Univision Investigative Journalist.

Transparent: An Evening with the Pfeffermans
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
7:30 pm

To herald the fourth season premiere of Amazon's groundbreaking, award-laden Transparent, creator-director-writer-executive producer Jill Soloway will appear with the show's twice Emmy-awarded star Jeffrey Tambor ("Maura Pfefferman"), along with the rest of the cast principals to discuss the various bold issues the series has addressed over the years and what's ahead in the always complicated and very human lives of the Pfefferman family. Having genuinely become a part of the national conversation, TRANSPARENT has been hailed by the Hollywood Reporter as "something unique, even in today's ever-expanding landscape of boundary-pushing television." The audience will also be treated to a sneak peek of the new season.

Additional castmembers scheduled to join the discussion include: Judith Light ("Shelly Pfefferman"), Amy Landecker ("Sarah Pfefferman"), Jay Duplass ("Joshua Pfefferman"), Gabby Hoffman ("Alexandra Pfefferman"), Trace Lysette ("Shea"), Rob Huebel ("Len Novak"), and Alexandra Billings ("Davina").

The News Is Back: CBS THIS MORNING and the Morning News Landscape
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
7:00 pm

For five years CBS THIS MORNING has delved deeper into international affairs, politics, and domestic reporting, defying the odds by delivering hard news with breakfast. Our panelists will discuss how they bring "news back in the morning," while still having fun.

The Paley Center will screen highlights of the CBS This Morning's first five years and panelists including hosts Gayle King, Norah O'Donnell, Charlie Rose, Executive Producer Ryan Kadro, and President, CBS News, David Rhodes, will take questions about what lies ahead for this Emmy-winning broadcast as it faces the new challenges seen in 2017 and beyond.

Tickets to will be available for sale to Paley Patron & Supporting Members on July 13, at 12:00 pm; Individual Members on July 14, at 12:00 pm; and to the general public on July 15, at 12:00 pm. Non-Paley members are strongly encouraged to sign up for Paley Center Membership as these programs often sell out during the Member purchase period. For more information on this and other benefits of Paley Membership, please visit

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