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Letterman Will Chat Up Seinfeld To Hawk ‘Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee’

By | Tuesday May 27, 2014 @ 11:15am PDT

Letterman SeinfeldThe New York HQ of the Paley Center For Media will present a June 9 discussion with Jerry Seinfeld about his web series, Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee. His interlocutor will be exiting Late Night host and sometime CICGC guest David Letterman. The program will include a fourth-season episode of the show. No coffee in the auditorium, the Paley Center warns. But the event will be live-streamed over the Center’s app.

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Maureen Reidy To Lead Paley Center; Pat Mitchell Moves To Executive Vice Chairman

By | Tuesday May 20, 2014 @ 12:57pm PDT

The-Paley-Center-for-Media-Logo-Color-wide-560x282The Paley Center for Media‘s Board of Trustees has tapped New York City CMO Maureen Reidy as President and CEO. She had been CMO and acting COO since joining the organization last year. Reidy succeeds Pat Mitchell, who had been in the dual posts since 2006 and now becomes the Paley Center’s Executive Vice Chairman. “Maureen has a proven track record as a strong, respected leader and provides a business-minded approach that will build upon the Paley Center’s great success and take us to even greater heights,” Board Chairman Frank Bennack Jr said. Reidy previously served as CEO of strategic marketing agency the Argus Group and COO of IMG Fashion. She also was CEO of NYC Big Events under Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

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Media Heavyweights Set For Paley Center’s International Council Summit

By | Thursday September 12, 2013 @ 10:53am PDT

The Paley Center for Media‘s International Council Summit will be held November 21st & 22nd in New York. The theme of this year’s event is “The Data Overthrow.” It will explore and debate new business, advertising, and distribution models in today’s age of unprecedented access to information about consumers and their interaction with content. Google chairman Eric Schmidt will give the keynote address. Featured speakers from a cross-section of businesses include Chinese entrepreneur Bruno Wu; Microsoft entertainment and digital president Nancy Tellem; John Skipper, co-chairman of Disney Media Networks Group and president of ESPN; Maker Studios‘ Ynon Kreiz; Twitter chief media scientist Deb Roy; FTC commissioner Julie Brill; BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti; Star India CEO Uday Shankar; and Ronnie Screwvala, managing director of The Walt Disney Company India, among others. Key topics will be how Big Data’s growth affects the creative process and disrupts the media industry, as well as the longterm impacts. The sessions will be live-streamed at

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Paley Center Appoints Three To Exec Team

By | Monday June 10, 2013 @ 2:00pm PDT

The Paley Center for Media has upped Diane Lewis to EVP Programming, named Maureen Reidy Chief Marketing Officer; and hired Maxim Thorne EVP Development. Lewis has worked at the Paley Center for more than 25 years in several leadership positions, most recently as VP Public Affairs and Programs. She has exec produced the Paley Center’s annual television special for over 10 years as well as three seasons of At the Paley Center for WNET and will continue to do so in her new position. As CMO, Reidy oversees all marketing, communications, digital and social media, creative services, and commercial revenues. She most recently served as CEO of The Argus Group, a full-service marketing agency. As EVP Development, Thorne will oversee all development and fundraising activities for the Paley Center. Thorne previously was VP and General Counsel of BOS Development, where he directed the Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy. Previously, he served as SVP and Chief Development and Communications Officer of the NAACP.

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PaleyFest 2013 To Stream Most Panels Online

By | Tuesday February 26, 2013 @ 9:41pm PST

Those not in attendance at PaleyFest 2013 will be able to watch the majority of its panels streamed live online, The Paley Center For Media announced today. Presentations of NBC’s Revolution, ABC’s Once Upon a Time, HBO’s The Newsroom, NBC’s Community, NBC’s The New Normal, NBC’s Parenthood, Fox’s The Mindy Project, ABC’s Nashville, The CW’s Arrow, TNT’s Dallas, Fox’s New Girl, CBS’s 2 Broke Girls and FX’s American Horror Story: Asylum‘s closing night panel will be available for viewing as they happen via LiveStream for the second year in a row. Selected clips will debut the day after each panel on Hulu and Hulu Plus. The 30th edition of the TV festival will also offer a pre-recorded screening of its Walking Dead opening night panel in theaters on March 7 and an in-theater live stream of its Big Bang Theory panel on March 13, both via Fathom Events. PaleyFest 2013 takes place March 1-15 at the Saban Theatre.

Here’s the full live-streaming schedule of events:
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PaleyFest 2013 Unveils Full Schedule; ‘Walking Dead’ Tapped For Opening Panel

By | Wednesday January 9, 2013 @ 9:18am PST

AMC’s The Walking Dead will serve the opening-night panel March 1 at Paley Center for Media’s annual TV confab, which runs through March 15 at the Saban Theatre in LA. The full slate of panels announced today includes the already confirmed Ryan Murphy series American Horror Story: Asylum (the closing-night panel) and The New Normal; Murphy will receive the inaugural PaleyFest Icon Award this year. Also previously announced were HBO’s The Newsroom, NBC’s Revolution and ABC’s Once Upon A Time.  Organizers also said the cast of Community will do a live table read during its presentation March 5. Here’s the full schedule:

Friday, March 1: Opening Night Presentation: The Walking Dead (7 PM)
Saturday, March 2: Revolution (7 PM)
Sunday, March 3: Once Upon A Time (1 PM matinee presentation) and The Newsroom (7 PM)
Tuesday, March 5: Community (7 PM)
Wednesday, March 6: The New Normal (7 PM)
Thursday, March 7: Parenthood (7 PM)
Friday, March 8: The Mindy Project (7 PM)
Saturday, March 9: Nashville (1 PM matinee presentation) and Arrow (7 PM)
Sunday, March 10: Dallas (1 PM matinee presentation)
Monday, March 11: New Girl (7 PM)
Wednesday, March 13: The Big Bang Theory (7 PM)
Thursday, March 14: 2 Broke Girls (7 PM)
Friday, March 15: Closing Night Presentation: American Horror Story: Asylum (7 PM)

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Paley Center Sets Lineup For International Council Summit

By | Tuesday November 13, 2012 @ 11:35am PST

The 20th International Council Summit features conversations with CEOs, entrepreneurs and venture capitalists musing on this year’s theme “Innovation Without Borders”. The series runs Wednesday-Friday at the Paley Center’s New York headquarters and is hosted by Hearst Corp’s  Frank A. Bennack Jr  and Paley Center president and CEO Pat Mitchell. The sessions will be live-streamed at Paley’s website.  Here’s the lineup, which this year  includes Time Warner’s Jeff Bewkes, IMAX’s Rich Gelfond, News Corp’s Jon Miller and Gilt Group chairman Susan Lyne among others: Read More »

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Paley Center For Media Sets Dates, Lineup For ‘Paleyfest: Fall TV Preview Parties’

By | Thursday August 9, 2012 @ 11:40am PDT

PaleyFest: Fall TV Preview Parties will be presented September 5-11 at The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills. The center, along with TV Guide Magazine, will host the following series and networks: NBC: The New Normal, Go On, Revolution, Animal Practice, Chicago Fire and Guys with Kids; CBS: Partners, Elementary, Vegas and Made In Jersey; the CW: Arrow, Emily Owens, M.D., and Beauty And The Beast; FOX: Ben and Kate, The Mindy Project, The Mob Doctor, New Girl and Raising Hope; ABC: Scandal, Malibu Country, The Neighbors and Nashville. See details below:

WHAT: The 2012 PaleyFest: Fall TV Preview Parties, is the Paley Center’s annual celebration of the fall television season featuring a week-long series of free preview parties with each night devoted to a single broadcast network. The events will include an interactive Q&A session with several members from the cast and creative team of participating shows, in addition to multiple premiere screenings in their entirety. Screenings and parties are free, and snacks and beverages will be provided. Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Read More »

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