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The Paley Center for Media Announces Citi® as the Official Card of PaleyFest Fall TV Previews and PaleyFest NY

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

New York, NY, August 5, 2014—The Paley Center for Media announced today that Citi will be the Official Card of PALEYFEST Fall TV Previews in September and PALEYFEST NY in October, completing a year-long comprehensive partnership following March’s successful collaboration for PALEYFEST LA.  This fall, Citi cardmembers will have access to presales for PALEYFEST Fall TV Previews in LA and PALEYFEST NY before tickets go on sale to the general public as well as exclusive benefits such as backstage passes, access to the stars, and priority seating.
“Citi, a prominent market leader that connects their cardmembers with thrilling experiences, is the ideal partnership choice for our PALEYFEST events,” said Maureen J. Reidy, President and CEO, The Paley Center for Media. “Partnering with Citi’s Private Pass program is indicative of our commitment to forging new partnerships and reiterates our dedication to providing television fans and media enthusiasts with a once in a lifetime opportunity to connect with the stars and creative teams of their favorite shows.”
“Citi is thrilled to be continuing its partnership with The Paley Center for Media following the tremendous success of PALEYFEST LA,” said Jennifer Breithaupt, SVP of Entertainment Marketing for Citi. “We look forward to adding PALEYFEST Fall TV Previews and PALEYFEST NY to our roster of exciting entertainment events in which Citi cardmembers receive exclusive access.”
The  PALEYFEST series includes The Paley Center for Media’s top entertainment festivals, PALEYFEST LA , PALEYFEST Fall TV Previews, and PALEYFEST NY, which are destination events where television fans and media enthusiasts connect with the TV stars and the creative teams of their favorite shows during interactive panel sessions and premiere screenings. The series starts with PALEYFEST LA in March, a two-week festival of TV's A-list of entertainment programs held at a leading Los Angeles venue. PALEYFEST Fall TV Previews in September is on both coasts, with the stars of some of the next hits live in Los Angeles, and a full complement of screenings of the new series from ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, and The CW at the Paley Center in both cities; and October brings PALEYFEST NY, with the stars and creators of top shows live at the Paley Center in midtown Manhattan for a festival that can't be matched in the city.
This year’s PALEYFEST series schedule is as follows: PALEYFEST Fall TV Previews will be held at The Paley Center for Media buildings in New York (September 6-7) and Beverly Hills (September 6-15). PALEYFEST NY is scheduled for October 11-21, 2014 at the Paley Center in New York.  PALEYFEST LA will be held in Spring 2015.


About The Paley Center for Media:
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 1975 by William S. Paley, a pioneering innovator in the industry. For more information, please visit

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Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management.