PaleyFest 2013 Lineup Starts Including Once Upon A Time (Jane Espenson)

photo by Salena Roper

PaleyFest: the William S. Paley Television Festival Announces the 30th anniversary celebration of great TV TO RETURN on March 1-15 AT the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills

Initial Honorees revealed are “The Newsroom”, “Revolution” & “Once Upon A Time”

Select PaleyFest Panels and Short Form Content to Stream Exclusively on Hulu and Hulu Plus (fantastic for those who can’t attend).

For those who haven’t yet had the pleasure of attending a PaleyFest, it’s The Paley Center for Media’s annual two-week celebration of great television.   Additionally, Hulu, who first partnered with PaleyFest for its spring 2012 event, expands its relationship with the Festival, and has been named Premier Sponsor for PaleyFest 2013.

This means in addition to coverage and interviews by the local team at Whedonopolis, we’ll update you on when you can watch the livestream of your favorite panels.

The Newsroom, Revolution and Once Upon A Time are the first three series to be revealed from the extensive roster of programs.  Additional talent appearances, screenings, and panels will be announced within the coming months, and the full slate of Festival honorees will be revealed on Wednesday, January 9.

As part of its Premier Sponsorship, Hulu will stream a selection of full-length panel content and short form clips, exclusively on-demand from each PaleyFest panel on the free ad-supported Hulu.com, and the Hulu Plus subscription service.

Last year’s PaleyFest panels included American Horror Story (Tim Minear), Once Upon a Time (Jane Espenson, Castle (Nathan Fillion), and Mad Men (Vincent Kartheiser and Christina Hendricks).

PaleyFest.org, the Festival’s official website, will continue to serve as the official destination for ongoing PaleyFest announcements, content including photos and video clips from Festival events both current and classic, Festival merchandise, and ticket sales. New PaleyFest Showrunner Passes, including admission to each Festival event at the Saban Theatre, are now on sale, and the new Studio Pass will be available to Paley Center Members on Wednesday, January 9, and to the general public on Thursday, January 10. Individual event tickets will go on sale to Paley Center Members on Friday, January 11, and to the general public on Sunday, January 13 via www.paleyfest.org and the Festival’s ticket provider: www.ticketweb.com.

Fans are invited to follow @paleycenter and #PaleyFest on Twitter for immediate announcements and live tweeting from the events.

About the Paley Centers and PaleyFest
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. For more information, please visit www.paleycenter.org.

PaleyFest: The William S. Paley Television Festival benefits The Paley Center for Media’s preservation and archival digitization efforts, and its ongoing mission to explore the significant impact of media on our culture and society. The Paley Center for Media is home to one of the world’s foremost publically accessible archives of television, radio and new media content, nearly 150,000 programs and advertisements spanning the history of media. In addition to its facilities in Los Angeles and New York, a selection of Paley Center public events have been made digitally available to libraries and universities across the United States via the educational resource, Proquest.

 

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Post Author: Marsia Powers

Assignment Editor for Fandomopolis and Whedonopolis - Twitter and Facebook @Marsia - Taught to read on super hero comic books by her cool mom who enjoyed Star Trek, James Bond and the original Doctor Who, Marsia is a second-generation SciFi/fantasy aficionado. Marsia went from socializing over the internet in 1999 to organizing in 2003 a combined SciFi/Fantasy/Whedonverse Meetup in Los Angeles that has grown to over 650 members.

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