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Corporate, Foundation, and Individual Donors

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From January 1 to December 31, 2013

Corporate, Foundation, and Individual Donors


Golden Benefactors ($100,000+)

21st Century Fox

Judy Hart Angelo and John M. Angelo


Frank A. Bennack, Jr.

Comcast | NBCUniversal

Gordon Crawford

Discovery Communications

Facebook, Inc.

Ford Foundation


The Hauser Foundation, Inc.

Hearst Corporation

Hearst Foundations


John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

Keep Holdings

Josh Kushner

The Marc Haas Foundation

McKinsey & Company

Mel Karmazin Foundation

Microsoft Corporation

National Hockey League

News Corporation Foundation

The New York Community Trust –
    Joan Ganz Cooney Fund


O’Melveny & Myers LLP

The Rosalind P. Walter Foundation

Scripps Networks Interactive

Sony Corporation of America

Cristiana Falcone Sorrell

Time Warner Cable

Univision Communications Inc.

Verizon Communications


The Walt Disney Company

William S. Paley Foundation, Inc.

Dick Wolf 


Silver Benefactors ($50,000–$99,999)

AMC Networks

James L. Greenwald Foundation

Neil and Virginia Weiss Foundation in Memory of Steven Weiss

Jerome and Christine Ponz

David J. and Dianne B. Stern

Time Warner Inc.


Benefactors ($25,000–$49,999)


The Ambrose Monell Foundation

City National Bank

Richard Kandel through
   the Theodore & Renee
   Weiler Foundation, Inc.

Lazard Capital Markets

John W. Madigan

Madigan Family Foundation

National Basketball Association

NewBay Media

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Robert R. McCormick Foundation

Samuel I. Newhouse Foundation Inc.

David S. Stone,
   The Smart Family Foundation/
   Stone & Magnanini Law Firm

Tides Canada Foundation Exchange Fund of
   Tides Foundation

TV Guide

Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc.

Bob Wright


Leaders ($10,000–$24,999)

2 Degrees Ventures

A+E Television Networks

Al Jazeera America/Kate O’Brian

Mariam Azarm

The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation

Miriam Cahn

The Gene & Maxine Rosenfeld Family Foundation

Agnes Gund

Hearst Television Inc.

The Herbert and Junia Doan


Elizabeth R. Kabler

Dr. Henry A. Kissinger

Kay and Bill Koplovitz

LionTree LLC

John Martin

New York City Department of Cultural Affairs

Open Society Foundations

Rita Allen Foundation

Rick Segal

Howard Stringer

Stuart S. Applebaum Giving Foundation

TiVo Inc.

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.

TV Guide Magazine

Tweedy, Browne Company

Enzo Viscusi

Barbara Walters




Advocates ($5,000–$9,999)

Anne Holland & Greg Meidel Philanthropic Fund


Colgate-Palmolive Company

Computer Associates Matching Gifts Program

The Dana Foundation

Thomas M. Fontana

Gabelli Funds

Ralph Guild

Hubbard Broadcasting, Inc.

The Independent Production Fund

Richard Leibner & Carole Cooper/
   N.S. Bienstock, Inc.

Mark Asset Management Corporation

Morgan Stanley

Norman Pearlstine

Pearson plc

Shelley and Donald Rubin

Megan Smolenyak

Starcom MediaVest Group

Burt Sugarman

Linda Kaplan Thaler

Theodore N. Voss Charitable Foundation, Inc.

The Weinstein Company


Guardians ($2,500–$4,999)

ABC Entertainment

Abra Belke

Don Borod and Jane Hudson

CBS Television Network

CW Network


Fox Broadcasting Company

William Jacobs

Glenn R. Jones

Susan Lyne

Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City

Carrie McCabe

Tracy Mirelez

Jonathan and Melissa Parker

Scripps Howard Foundation

Georgia Shreve

Marianne C. Spraggins

Leila and Mickey Straus

Jan Warner


Associates ($1,000–$2,499)

Lois Aldrin

Joel Babbit

Francesca M. Beale

Gerald Bedrin

Jewelle Bickford

Liz Block

Belinda Broido

H. Joanne Brumberg

Christopher Buck

Noreen Buckfire

Che Chester

Joanna Cook

Daniel and Katherine Dickinson

Barbara J. Durell

The Ellen M. Violett
   and Mary P.R. Thomas
   Foundation, Inc.

Toni Fay

Julie Fine

Lynda Foley

The Friars Foundation

Jennifer L. Futch

The Gasby Group, Inc.

Alice L. George

Ann Glauber

Sandra Y. Hernandez

Elizabeth Hornsby

Deirdre Hughes

Ann F. Kaplan

Robin Mewshaw and Ben Indek

Lex Passaris

George Nadel Rivin

Tony Rodgers

Lee Ruttenberg

Alberta Thompson

Tony Awards Productions

Dianne K. Yamada



American Airlines

Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

Go Macro


LA Weekly


Los Angeles Times

Mamma Chia

Morrison & Foerster LLP

Rockstar Games

Skinny Pop

Snap Infusion

Très LA

TV Guide Magazine


New York Annual Benefit Gala

May 15, 2013




Chairman’s Circle

Hearst Corporation

The Mel Karmazin Foundation

Sun Media Group


Grand Benefactors

Allen & Company LLC


Josh Kushner

McKinsey & Company

Morgan Stanley

News Corporation

The New York Community Trust -
   Joan Ganz Cooney Fund

PepsiCo, Inc.

PHD Network

Sony Corporation of America

Time Warner Inc.

The Walt Disney Company




Daversa Partners

Deloitte LLP


ION Media Networks

John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

The Loreen Arbus Foundation


NYSE Euronext

Scripps Networks Interactive Inc.

Unilever United States, Inc.

Verizon Communications



Tribute Ads/Contributors/
Individual Tickets

Linda Abbey


Lindsay Anthony

Ariel Investments, LLC

Nicolas Berggruen

BermanBraun Television Productions Inc.

BET Networks

Jeffery Boyd

Kathryn Calvin

James M. Citrin

Harry Connick, Jr.

Richard L. Dalzell

Fred Davis

Ben Elowitz

Lauren Embrey

Ernst & Young LLP

Cristiana Falcone-Sorrell

Katherine Farley and Jerry I. Speyer

George J. Gillespie, III

Desiree Gruber

Nancy Hill

Caroline Hirsch

Ivanka and Jared Kushner Charitable Fund

Kenneth Cole Foundation

Dr. Henry A. Kissinger

Gary Klerman

Bill Koenigsberg

Scott P. Kurnit

Madigan Family Foundation

Media Link LLC

Wenda H. Millard

David Morgan

National Hockey League

William C. Paley

Partners and Spade

Alan J. Patricof

Norman Pearlstine

Robert W. Pittman

Kevin Ramsawack

Andrew Robertson

Shelley and Donald Rubin

Dan Scheibe

Jake Steinfeld

The Jim  Stengel Company

Stewart R. Mott Foundation


TheStreet, Inc.

The Tomorrow Foundation Inc.

United Way of King County


Jim Wiatt

Los Angeles Annual Benefit 

October 16, 2013


21st Century Fox

Fox Network Groups

FX Networks

Hearst Corporation

The Loreen Arbus Foundation

Twentieth Television



Media Storm

Warner Bros. Entertainment








Scripps Networks Interactive


Tribute Ads/Contributors/
Individual Tickets

3 Arts Entertainment

And Company


Brillstein Entertainment Partners

Broadway Video

Jim Burrows

Blake Byrne

Comcast | NBCUniversal

Creative Artists Agency

Disney-ABC Domestic Television

Hansen, Jacobson, Teller, Hoberman,
   Newman, Warren & Richman

Hollywood Reporter

ICM Partners

Ignition Creative

The Lippin Group



National Hockey League

New & Improved Media

Prospect Park

Rogers Media Inc.

Philip and Monica Rosenthal,
   The Rosenthal Foundation

Ryan Murphy Productions

Shine America

Burt Sugarman & Mary Hart

Tishman Speyer

United Talent Agency



Weissman/Markowitz Communications




The Paley Center wishes to thank thousands of donors at additional levels too numerous to list—we thank them for their continued support.

The Paley Center wishes to express its appreciation to the networks, studios, production companies, and individuals whose program donations have made it possible for the public to have access to the Paley Center’s collection.

The Paley Center also wishes to thank Morrison & Foerster LLP for their generous and ongoing commitment of professional and consulting services.

The Paley Center also expresses its appreciation for the continuing support of: SAG/AFTRA; the American Federation of Musicians; Directors Guild of America; Producers Guild of America; Writers Guild of America, East; and Writers Guild of America, West.

From January 1 to December 31, 2013


Annual Report

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