Search Paley’s permanent media collection of television and radio programs and advertisements
The Paley Archive is made up of over 160,000 television and radio programs and advertisements, covering more than a century of media history, beginning with a 1918 speech by labor leader Samuel Gompers. The collection spans all genres: comedy, drama, news, public affairs, performing arts, children's, sports, reality, animation, and documentary. The Archive also includes an international presence, with assets collected from seventy countries.
In addition, the Paley Center has produced over a thousand events spanning the past 40+ years, featuring discussions with the cast and creative teams of beloved and iconic television shows, as well as timely thematic and issue driven events. These events can be found in the Paley Archive and are available for licensing. Send licensing requests and inquiries to: Licensing@paleycenter.org. Please include your name, company, street address, phone number, details of your project, anticipated rights needed (including term, territory, and media), and the title, date and catalog number of the event(s) you are interested in.