PaleyFest NY 2017 Announces Full Schedule; Tix On Sale Today
The Paley Center for Media today announced the schedule for PALEYFEST NY 2017, which will take place October 6-16, 2017. This eleven-day celebration of television brings together the cast and creative teams of today's most acclaimed and popular TV shows for screenings and interactive panel discussions taking place at The Paley Center for Media in New York City.
Added to PaleyFest NY's stellar lineup are discussions with the cast and creatives behind: BLACK MIRROR from Netflix (October 6); black-ish: A Conversation with Tracee Ellis Ross from ABC (October 9); LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS from NBC (October 10); and BLUE BLOODS from CBS (October 16). Previously announced participants include FAMILY GUY from FOX (October 7); Star Trek: Discovery from CBS ALL ACCESS (October 7); and FULL FRONTAL WITH SAMANTHA BEE from TBS (October 12).
A special addition to this incredible lineup of shows will be a reunion with the cast of HBO's acclaimed television show Oz, featuring series creator Tom Fontana and original castmembers Edie Falco, Craig muMs Grant, Terry Kinney, Lee Tergesen, Eamonn Walker, and Dean Winters. 2017 marks the twentieth anniversary of the show's premiere.
"I'm thrilled that I'll be back on the Paley Center Stage and with some of the fantastic - and hilarious - cast members of Oz," said Tom Fontana. "The Paley Center has always felt like home to me because everything we love about television is there."
"Since its inaugural run five years ago, PaleyFest NY has taken its place as the premier television festival of the fall," said Maureen J. Reidy the Paley Center's President & CEO. "We're thrilled to offer television fans this incredible lineup of shows featuring fan favorite comedies and dramas, cutting-edge late night shows, and new shows destined to become classics. And in keeping with the tradition of reuniting the casts of iconic television shows, we're incredibly proud to reunite the cast of Oz, one of the most acclaimed shows of the past twenty-five years."
The PaleyFest NY lineup with panelists scheduled to appear includes:
· Friday, October 6: Opening Night: Black Mirror, 7:00 pm
Panelists: Jesse Plemons, Jimmi Simpson, Michael Coel, Charlie Brooker (Creator/Executive Producer), and Annabel Jones (Executive Producer)
· Saturday, October 7: Family Guy, 2:00 pm
Panelists: Seth MacFarlane, Seth Green, Mike Henry, Alex Borstein, Rich Appel (Executive Producer/Showrunner), and Alec Sulkin (Executive Producer/Showrunner); Moderator Cherry Chevapravatdumrong
· Saturday, October 7: Star Trek: Discovery, 8:00 pm
Panelists: Panelists and Moderator to be announced at a later date.
· Monday, October 9: black-ish: A Conversation with Tracee Ellis Ross, 8:00 pm
Panelists: Tracee Ellis Ross and Corey Nickerson (Executive Producer); Moderator: Elaine Welteroth, Editor-in Chief of Teen Vogue
· Tuesday, October 10: Late Night with Seth Meyers, 8:30 pm
Panelists: Seth Meyers, Mike Shoemaker (Producer/Writer), Alex Blaze (Producer/Head Writer), Sal Gentile ("A Closer Look" Supervising Writer), Jenny Hagel (Writer), and Amber Ruffin (Writer); Moderator: Colin Jost
· Thursday, October 12: Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, 7:00 pm
Panelists: Samantha Bee, Jo Miller (Showrunner/Executive Producer/Head Writer), Miles Kahn (Executive Producer), and Pat King (Supervising Producer)
· Sunday, October 15: Oz Reunion, 6:30 pm
Panelists: Edie Falco, Craig muMs Grant, Terry Kinney, Lee Tergesen, Eamonn Walker, Dean Winters, Tom Fontana; Moderator: David Simon
· Monday, October 16: Blue Bloods, 8:00 pm
Panelists: Tom Selleck, Bridget Moynahan, Donnie Wahlberg, Len Cariou, Will Estes, and Kevin Wade (Executive Producer); Moderator: Vladimir Duthiers, CBS Correspondent
Additional panelists and moderators will be announced at a later date.
Citi returns as the official card of PaleyFest NY, offering Citi® cardmembers special presale access to tickets, which can be purchased through www.citiprivatepass.com beginning September 12 at noon ET. Paley Center Supporting, Fellow, and Patron Members can also purchase tickets at this time. Tickets go on sale for Paley Center Individual Members on September 14 at noon ET, and to the general public on September 15 at noon ET. To purchase tickets, please visit paleyfest.org or download the Paley App at paley.me/app.
Events and participants are subject to change. For more information on PaleyFest NY 2017 please visit paleyfest.org
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