FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 9, 2009

The Paley Center for Media Announces Joss Whedon's "Dollhouse" and "Dr Horrible's Sing-Along Blog" at PaleyFest09

Los Angeles, CA-The Paley Center for Media will present Joss Whedon's highly anticipated return to television, Dollhouse (Fox) and an additional panel celebrating his pop-web phenomenon Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog at this year's twenty-sixth annual William S. Paley Television Festival (PaleyFest09). Additional members of the cast and creative team from both series will be announced shortly. The complete schedule for PaleyFest09 will be announced on Wednesday, February 18, 2009. The two Joss Whedon projects join the previously announced Fringe (Fox) and True Blood (HBO) at this year's Festival.

Returning to the historic Cinerama Dome at the ArcLight Cinemas in Hollywood, PaleyFest09 will be held from April 10 to 23, 2009. Named for William S. Paley, founder of both the Paley Center and CBS, the annual pop-culture festival celebrates television's rich and diverse programming and the creative process behind the medium. 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.

Available now at ticketweb.com for the first time is an all-inclusive Festival pass that will include one guaranteed ticket for premium seating each night, access to Festival events, free parking, concession stand vouchers, one Paley Center general Membership for one year, and other benefits. The PaleyFest09 Premium Festival Pass is available now at ticketweb.com. Starting February 18, 2009, three PaleyFest09 Ticket Packages will be announced and available, also at ticketweb.com. Individual tickets will go on sale to Paley Center Members on Thursday, February 26, 2009, and to the general public beginning the following Sunday, March 1, 2009.

PaleyFest09 is made possible in part by a grant from the William S. Paley Foundation. PaleyFest09 is sponsored in part by Microsoft Zune and Netflix, Inc. The Los Angeles Times is the Festival's Platinum Media Partner, and LA Weekly is a Media Partner.

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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 /.

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