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See TV’s Hottest Stars in Person: Norman Reedus, Candice Bergen, Christine Baranski, David Tennant, Mark Cuban, Daymond John, Audra McDonald, Natasha Lyonne, John Goodman, Sara Gilbert, Padma Lakshmi, Tom Colicchio, and more!

The Paley Center for Media is the place for the TV fan to be in October for PaleyFest NY, the must-attend events with your favorite stars from October 5 to 18, 2018.

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  • 10/5 Outlander

    7:00 pm

    Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan, Sophie Skelton, Richard Rankin, Ronald D. Moore, Maril Davis
    Moderator: Julie Kosin, Harper’s Bazaar

    SOLD OUT

  • 10/6 The Walking Dead

    3:00 pm

    In Person: Norman Reedus, Melissa McBride, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Angela Kang
    Moderator: Dalton Ross, EW

    The screening will be the premiere episode of Season 9.

    Main theater sold out; second viewing space available.

    The Second Viewing Space Experience
    $50 tickets in the main theater with the panelists have sold out. But $10 tickets to experience PaleyFest in a second theater, with a large-screen video feed of the event screening and the panelists, are available. We invite you to join your fellow fans to experience this communal viewing of your favorite show.

  • 10/8 Drunk History

    6:30 pm

    In Person: Derek Waters, Bob Odenkirk, Amber Ruffin
    Additional panelists to be announced.
    Moderator: Jack McBrayer

  • 10/9 David Tennant

    6:30 pm

    In Person: David Tennant Talks Doctor Who, Good Omens, and Much More
    Moderator: Joe McGovern

    Main theater sold out; second viewing space available.

    The Second Viewing Space Experience
    $50 tickets in the main theater with the panelists have sold out. But $10 tickets to experience PaleyFest in a second theater, with a large-screen video feed of the event screening and the panelists, are available. We invite you to join your fellow fans to experience this communal viewing of your favorite show.

  • 10/10 Documentary Now!

    8:00 pm

    In Person: Natasha Lyonne, John Mulaney, Rhys Thomas, Alexander Buono
    Moderator: Morgan Neville

  • 10/11 Sunday Morning

    6:30 pm

    In Person: Martha Teichner, David Pogue, Conor Knighton, Nancy Giles, Rand Morrison

    Unfortunately, Jane Pauley has canceled due to illness.

    Moderator: Faith Salie

  • 10/13 Murphy Brown

    7:00 pm

    A Conversation with Candice Bergen and Diane English
    Moderator: Chris Witherspoon

  • 10/14 Shark Tank

    6:00 pm

    In Person: Mark Cuban, Matt Higgins, Kevin O’Leary, Bethenny Frankel
    Moderator: Sunny Hostin
    Additional panelists to be announced.

    Main theater sold out; second viewing space available.

    The Second Viewing Space Experience
    $50 tickets in the main theater with the panelists have sold out. But $10 tickets to experience PaleyFest in a second theater, with a large-screen video feed of the event screening and the panelists, are available. We invite you to join your fellow fans to experience this communal viewing of your favorite show.

    Photo: ABC/Patrick Ecclesine.  © 2016 American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.

  • 10/15 The Good Fight

    7:00 pm

    In Person: Christine Baranski, Rose Leslie, Audra McDonald, Cush Jumbo, Michael Boatman, Nyambi Nyambi, Sarah Steele, Michelle King, Robert King
    Moderator: Kristen Baldwin, EW

  • 10/16 The Conners

    7:45 pm

    In Person: John Goodman, Sara Gilbert, Lecy Goranson, Michael Fishman, Maya Lynne Robinson, Tom Werner
    Moderator: Julie Jordan, People

    The screening will be the premiere episode of the new series.

    Photo: © 2017 American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.

  • 10/18 Top Chef

    6:30 pm

    In Person: Padma Lakshmi, Tom Colicchio, Gail Simmons, Graham Elliot, Joe Flamm, Stephanie Izard, Dan Cutforth
    Moderator: Linda Holmes, NPR’s Pop Culture Happy Hour

    To attend a private reception with the panelists after the public program, join the Paley Patron Circle or call 212.621.6780.

     

Special Event

  • 10/21: Session

    Sunday, October 21, 2018
    1:00 to 5:00 pm ET

    Insider Secrets: How to Break Into Acting on Television

    As part of this year’s PaleyFest NY, The Paley Center for Media is planning a special collaboration with the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME). A dynamic, interactive, and unique event that will allow aspiring NY actors to learn insider secrets. Casting directors, agents, and managers, many from Made in NY shows, will share their expert advice on how to get that big break into the business. Plus, legendary NY casting director Mark Saks, CSA, will conduct mock auditions with ten aspiring New York actors in front of a live audience.

    1:00 – 2:00 pm
    Meet the Pros: Agents, Managers + Casting Directors
    A group of top NY agents, managers, and casting directors will share their expertise with you in a unique format.

    2:00 – 2:45 pm
    Reception
    A time for more informal conversation between the actors, agents, managers, and casting directors with snacks and drinks.

    3:00 – 4:30 pm
    The Casting Session: Mark Saks, CSA
    New York’s legendary casting director Mark Saks, CSA, whose credits include Made In New York shows such as Madam Secretary (89 episodes), Elementary (118 episodes), Instinct (12 episodes), and all 7 seasons of The Good Wife (154 episodes), among many other series—will conduct mock auditions with ten aspiring actors in front of a live audience.

    RSVP Here

    A special thanks to the Association of Talent Agents (ATA) for their assistance on this program.

BECOME A MEMBER

PaleyFest events often sell out to Paley Center Members.

Become a Paley Member TODAY for presale access AND ticket discounts ($50 General Public; $40 Paley Members):

9/11 & 12 at noon—Tickets on sale to Paley Supporting, Fellow, and Patron Circle Members as well as Citi® Cardmembers

9/13 at noon—Tickets on sale to Paley Individual Members as well as Citi® Cardmembers

9/14 at noon—Tickets on sale to General Public

Individual Membership starts at $75
Supporting Membership starts at $250
Fellow Membership starts at $500
Patron Circle Membership starts at $1000

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WHAT IS PALEYFEST

Named for William S. Paley, founder of CBS and The Paley Center for Media, PaleyFest is a must-see pop cultural event produced by the Paley Center that brings fans together with the stars and creators of their favorite shows for panel discussions with audience Q&A. PaleyFest takes place both in LA & NY. The next PaleyFest LA takes place spring 2019.

New York Venue
25 West 52 Street
New York, NY 10019
NYC Subway: E or M to Fifth Avenue and 53 Street; N or R to 49 Street and Seventh Avenue; 1 to 50 Street and Broadway; B, D, F, or M to 47-50 Street/Rockefeller Center.

UPGRADE YOUR MEMBERSHIP

If you already enjoy the benefits of Paley Individual Membership, maybe this is the year to upgrade!

Supporting, Fellow, and Patron Circle Members—Tickets go on sale in advance of Individual Member tickets.

Patron Members—Enjoy “insider access” at intimate receptions through the year with panelists and high-profile guests.

Talk to a Membership representative today at 212.621.6780.

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