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January 23, 2008
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The Paley Center for Media Announces New Additions to PaleyFest08 Line-Up: Buffy the Vampire Slayer Reunion; Chuck; Dancing With the Stars; Dirty Sexy Money; and Mad Men
Complete PaleyFest08 Schedule Will Be Announced on February 4, 2008
Los Angeles, CA—The Paley Center for Media (formerly The Museum of Television & Radio) today announced details of five more events scheduled for the twenty-fifth annual William S. Paley Television Festival (PaleyFest08). They are: Buffy the Vampire Slayer Reunion, Chuck, Dancing with the Stars, Dirty Sexy Money, and Mad Men. Four other Festival events were announced previously: An Evening with Judd Apatow; Gossip Girl; Pushing Daisies; and a Fortieth Anniversary Salute to Elvis Presley’s’68 Comeback Special with Priscilla Presley. The complete Festival schedule with confirmed panelists and additional details will be announced on Monday, February 4, 2008.
PaleyFest08 Premium Ticket Packages will also go on sale on Monday, February 4, 2008. General admission tickets will go on sale to Paley Center Members on Thursday, February 7, 2008, and then will be available to the general public beginning the following Sunday, February 10, 2008. For more information, please go to www.paleycenter.org.
Named for William S. Paley, founder of both the Paley Center and CBS, the annual pop-culture event celebrates television’s rich and diverse programming and the creative process behind the medium for the last twenty-five years. During each evening, the audience views episodes or highlights of the featured work and has the opportunity to ask questions of the cast and creative team or the individual involved in its production.
Bank of America is a Signature Sponsor of the twenty-fifth annual William S. Paley Television Festival. The Paley Center also thanks its Platinum Media Partner, the Los Angeles Times, and its Travel Partner, American Airlines for their generous support of this year’s PaleyFest08.
The Paley Center for Media, 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 1976 by William S. Paley, a pioneering innovator in the industry. For more information, please visit www.paleycenter.org .