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THE PALEY CENTER FOR MEDIA ANNOUNCES ITS NEW PALEYLIVE NY PROGRAM: HOLLYWOOD LEGEND CARY GRANT: THE AMERICAN PREMIERE OF BRITBOX’S ARCHIE

Wednesday, November 15, 2023

The American Premiere Event Includes a Conversation with Executive Producers

Jennifer Grant, Dyan Cannon, and Jeff Pope, and Series’ Star Jason Isaacs

New York, NY, November 15, 2023 – The Paley Center for Media announced today the latest selection to its acclaimed PaleyLive NY series, Hollywood Legend Cary Grant: The American Premiere of BritBox’s Archie. This special look at the highly anticipated ITV and BritBox International four-part limited series about Cary Grant will take place on Monday, December 4, at 6:30 pm, at The Paley Museum located at 25 West 52 Street.

Legendary actor Cary Grant embodied the sophistication of Hollywood, but at the same time he battled the demons of a troubled childhood. Archie delves into the complexity of Grant’s life as he comes to terms with the deprivations he suffered as Archibald Leach born in Bristol, England, while he became one of Hollywood’s most famous stars and greatest leading men.

The Paley Center will screen a special episode of the series, followed by a conversation with Grant’s daughter and only child, Jennifer Grant (Executive Producer), ex-wife Dyan Cannon (Executive Producer), Jeff Pope (Writer and Executive Producer), and series’ star Jason Isaacs, who plays Grant.

“Cary Grant epitomized the classic Hollywood leading man and left his indelible mark on the silver screen,” said Maureen J. Reidy, the Paley Center’s President & CEO. “We’re thrilled to host the American premiere of this exciting new series and look forward to hosting what promises to be a compelling conversation with some of the most important people in his remarkable life including his daughter, Jennifer Grant, and former wife, Dyan Cannon.”

“BritBox is honored to partner with The Paley Center to premiere Archie in the U.S.,” said BritBox International CEO, Reemah Sakaan. “As Britain’s most famous Hollywood export, Cary Grant’s created an impact on film and media that remains unparalleled. The Paley Center so thoughtfully explores media’s influence on society; we couldn’t think of a more fitting home to share the unexpected life story of this beloved icon who was born in the UK.”

Tickets for this program are now on sale to Paley President’s Circle, Patron Circle, and Partner Members; to Paley Individual, Family, and Supporting Members on Thursday, November 16 at noon ET; and to the general public on Friday, November 17 at noon ET. For more information and to learn more about the benefits of Paley Center Membership including ticket presale and discounts please visit paleycenter.org/membership.    

Media Contacts:  
Teresa Brady, Director of Communications, The Paley Center for Media
tbrady@paleycenter.org – 212.621.6757

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About The Paley Center for Media  
The Paley Center for Media is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that has proudly made its home in NYC for almost 50 years and operates the iconic Paley Museum. Through its respected programming, the Paley Center leads the discussion about the cultural, creative, and social significance of media, drawing upon its curatorial expertise, an international collection, and close relationships with the media community. The general public can participate in Paley programs in both New York and Los Angeles that explore and celebrate the creativity, the innovations, the talent, and the leaders who are shaping media. The public can also access the Paley Center's permanent media collection, The Paley Archive, often referred to as a national treasure, containing over 160,000 television and radio programs and advertisements. 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 1975 by William S. Paley, a pioneering innovator in the industry. For more information about The Paley Center for Media, and to learn about the Paley Center’s acclaimed programming, please visit paleycenter.org