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August 25, 2015

The Paley Center for Media Announces Third Annual PaleyFest New York, October 13-19

The Mindy Project, Orphan Black, and Transparent are the First Shows to be Announced in the Star-Studded Lineup of Premier Screenings & Cast Events. Yahoo to Live Stream All Panels; Citi Returns as the Official Card

NEW YORK, NY, August 25, 2015The Paley Center for Media today announced the third annual east coast edition of the ultimate TV fan festival, PALEYFEST NY 2015. Also referred to as The William S. Paley Television Festival, PaleyFest is a weeklong celebration of television, bringing together the cast and creative teams of today’s most acclaimed and applauded TV shows for premier screenings and interactive panel events. PaleyFest NY 2015 will take place October 13-19 at The Paley Center for Media in New York City.
 
Fan-favorite series The Mindy Project from Hulu (October 17), critically-acclaimed thriller Orphan Black from BBC AMERICA (October 18), and Golden Globe–winning Transparent from Amazon Studios (October 19) are among the TV hits included in the star-studded week of events, with more shows and talent to be announced at a later date.
 
“Since its inception, PaleyFest has given an unprecedented insider’s look into the hottest shows by offering TV fans a chance to interact with the cast and creators,” said Maureen J. Reidy, President and CEO at The Paley Center for Media. “The Paley Center for Media is thrilled to continue the PaleyFest NY tradition of bringing the best in television to our New York stage, while also live streaming to enthusiastic audiences across the country.”
 
As the official media sponsor of PaleyFest, Yahoo will exclusively live stream the interactive panel sessions in addition to offering video on demand (VOD) content following the events. Live streaming on Yahoo can also be accessed through the Paley App and Yahoo Screen App.
 
Citi returns as the official card of PaleyFest NY, offering its cardmembers special presale access to tickets. Paley Center Supporting and Patron Members and Citi cardmembers can purchase presale tickets beginning on September 15 at 9:00 am ET. Tickets go on sale for Paley Center Individual Members on September 17 at noon ET, and to the general public on September 18 at noon ET. To purchase tickets, please visit paleyfest.org.

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About The Paley Center for Media
The Paley Center for Media, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization 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 paleycenter.org.

 

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