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Major Donors


Platinum Benefactors ($500,000–$1,000,000+)


James P. Jimirro

William S. Paley Foundation

Golden Benefactors ($100,000–$499,999)

21st Century Fox

A+E Television Networks

AMC Networks

Frank A. Bennack, Jr.

The Blair Foundation

Bloomberg Philanthropies


Cisneros Group of Companies


The City of New York Mayor's Office of
   Media and Entertainment

Joan Ganz Cooney



Fox Networks Group

FreeWheel Media

Grupo Televisa SAB

Gustave M. Hauser




Interpublic Group

ION Media Networks

The JMCMRJ Sorrell Foundation

John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Judy Angelo Cowen Charitable Lead Unit Trust

Jujamcyn Theaters


Major League Baseball

The Marc Haas Foundation

McKinsey & Company

Mel Karmazin Foundation

Jonathan F. Miller

National Hockey League


The New York Community Trust


Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison

Penske Media Corporation


Samsung Electronics

Scripps Networks Interactive



Univision Communications


Verizon Foundation


The Walt Disney Company

Dick Wolf 


Silver Benefactors ($50,000–$99,999)


The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation


The Loreen Arbus Foundation

National Basketball Association



Benefactors ($25,000–$49,999)

The Ambrose Monell Foundation

Gordon Crawford

Creative Artists Agency

Dorothy Fielder Brown Trust

El Rey Network

Film L.A.


John H. Josephson

The Kayden Foundation

John K. Martin

Moët Hennessey USA

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises

Samuel I. Newhouse Foundation 


David J. Stern

Tishman Speyer Properties


Leaders ($10,000–$24,999)


Cristobal Abrego

Stuart S. Applebaum

Artisan Entertainment


Carl Beverly

CA Technologies

The CW Company


dick clark productions

Discovery Communications

Entravision Communications


The Fox Group

FremantleMedia North America

FTI Consulting

Clifford W. Gilbert-Lurie

Hubbard Broadcasting

ICM Partners

Jewish Communal Fund

Henry A. Kissinger

Kay Koplovitz

Scott P. Kurnit


Mutual of America

National Hockey League Foundation

New York City Department of Cultural Affairs

New York State Council on the Arts

NewBay Media

William C. Paley


Prometheus Global Media

Publicis North America

Showtime Networks

Sony Pictures Television

Studio 3 Partners

Tribune Media Company


TV Guide Magazine

Victor & Clara Battin Foundation

Warner Bros. Entertainment

WME Entertainment

Ziffren Brittenham


Advocates ($5,000–$9,999)

American Express Foundation

BBC America


Conde Nast Publications

Colgate-Palmolive Company

The Dana Foundation

The David Geffen Foundation

Endemol Shine North America

Ernst & Young

Tom Fontana

Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz

Fox Broadcasting Company

Alice L. George & Louis Oschmann

Guild Family Foundation

ITV America

Richard B. Lippin

Major League Soccer

Meredith Corporation

The Rosenstiel Foundation

Schramm Marketing Group

Wolf Entertainment


Guardians ($2,500–$4,999)

Bryan Ackermann

Alliant Insurance Services


Associated Press

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Sarah Barnett

Betty Cohen Media Consulting

Gordon Bowen

Brunswick Group

Cablevision Media Solutions

David Carey

City National Bank

Mark Coatney

Cowan DeBaets Abrahams & Sheppard

Director’s Guild of America

Discovery Learning Alliance

John Dokes


Europa Partners


Louis P. Friedman

Fujisankei Communications International



Steve Grove

Heidrick & Struggles

Highline Capital

Mary Ellen Holden

Glenn Horine


Daniel Lahav

Katie Lanegran

David Levy

Vanessa Liu

MacAndrews & Forbes

Jenna Mack

Mark Asset Management Corporation

Gabriella Mirabelli

ML Search Partners

Morgan Stanley

National Geographic Channel

Bruce L. Paisner

Peter J. Solomon Company

David Proper



Michelle Rice

James D. Robinson

David Shull

Kerry Smith

Spotify USA

Michal Steinberg

Steven Llanusa


Tremor Video

Trigger Media

UBS Investment Bank

Jorge Urrutia del Pozzo

Jeffrey Volk

Philippe von Borries

Karen Weiss

YES Network


Associates ($1,000–$2,499)

Michela O'Connor Abrams

Gina Albertson

Lois Aldrin

The Apatow-Mann Family Foundation

Loreen Arbus

Joel Babbit

Bader Media Group

Baker & Hostetler

Liz Block

Tracey Boecklen

Don Borod & Jane Hudson

Leonard & Joanne Brumberg

Jennifer Carter

Kenneth Campbell

Che Chester

Gary M. Cole

Comedy Central

Joanna Cook

Maureen Crowe

Bonnie Dale

Mark Daley

Anne Davis

Edward Davis

Scott Donaton

Jeanne Donovan Fisher

Julie Fine

The Friars National Association Foundation

Cynthia L. Frybarger

Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger

Mauricio Heilbron

Cynthia Holland

Mark Holtzman

Rebecca Houck

Matthew Howe

Mark Hudis

Christine Humphrey

Mark A. Itkin

Nancy Kanter

Peter Keramidas

Andrew Kiernan

Caitlin Klevorick

Debbie Levin


The Lippin Group

Caroline Mankey

Thomas B. McGrath

Wendy Mericle

Meruelo Group

Methuselah Advisors

Robyn Mewshaw & Ben Indek

Edward and Sandra Meyer Foundation

Keleigh Morgan

Newmark Grubb Knight Frank

Nickelodeon Television

Andrew Nikou

Mary Ann Oklesson

Scott Packman

Kevin Ramsawack

Felicia Rangel

Robert Rodriguez

Shelley Rossell

Becca Rothschild

Cynthia Rutherford

Bernice Schoenbaum

Sandra Schwartz

Jill Socolik

Meghan Sullivan

Joseph Thal


Martha Trulock

TV Land

Vin Di Bona Productions

The Walt Disney Company Foundation

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment

Weingarten Family Foundation

Fred Wistow

Geraldine Yip


Gifts received from January 1 to December 31, 2016.




In addition to those listed, The Paley Center for Media is most grateful to the 1,669 donors whose gifts of $1 to $999 also helped to make our work possible.

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; Cravath, Swaine and Moore LLP; McCann; and APS Security for their generous and ongoing commitment of professional services. • The Paley Center thanks Penske Media Corporation, Google, the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, Starline Tours, KROQ-FM, KCBS TV, and KCRW for their advertising and promotional support. • 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.