FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 4, 2008

The Paley Center for Media Presents The X-Files at PaleyFest08

Chris Carter, Frank Spotnitz to Attend

Los Angeles, CA-The Paley Center for Media (formerly The Museum of Television & Radio) will present The X-Files, a retrospective look at this iconic television series, and a preview of this summer's eagerly anticipated release of the X-Files movie sequel, on Wednesday, March 26, as part of this year's twenty-fifth annual William S. Paley Television Festival (PaleyFest08). Special guests include X-Files creator Chris Carter and executive producer Frank Spotnitz with others to be announced at a later date.

PaleyFest08 will be held from March 14 to 27, 2008, at its new location at the historic Cinerama Dome at the ArcLight Cinemas in Hollywood. As previously announced, a Buffy the Vampire Slayer reunion with the creative team and cast members, a 40th anniversary salute to Elvis '68 Comeback Special with Priscilla Presley, the acclaimed producer/writer Judd Apatow, along with Chuck, Damages, Dancing with the Stars, Dirty Sexy Money, Friday Night Lights, Gossip Girl, Mad Men, and Pushing Daisies, will be presented at the upcoming PaleyFest08. Due to scheduling conflict, the previously announced series premiere of Tracey Ullman's State of the Union has been canceled. Additional details and the complete schedule are available at www.paleycenter.org. Tickets are still available for most PaleyFest08 events at www.ticketweb.com or 866.468.3399.

Named for William S. Paley, founder of both the Paley Center and CBS, the annual pop-culture event celebrates television's rich and diverse programming and the creative process behind the medium for the last twenty-five years. 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.

Bank of America is a Signature Sponsor of the twenty-fifth annual William S. Paley Television Festival. The Paley Center also thanks its Platinum Media Partner, the Los Angeles Times, and its Travel Partner, American Airlines, for their generous support of this year's PaleyFest08


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 www.paleycenter.org.

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