The Paley Center for Media Announces PaleyFest 2012 Partnership with Hulu
Hulu to Stream Nine Panels Featuring TV's Top Stars and Creators On-Demand
Beverly Hills, CA, February 22, 2012 - The Paley Center for Media today announced Hulu is a partner for PaleyFest 2012. As part of the agreement with PaleyFest, beginning March 15, Hulu will stream full-length content and short form clips exclusively on-demand from nine of the festival's panels on the free, ad-supported Hulu and the Hulu Plus subscription service at http://www.hulu.com.
Hulu is the premier online video streaming service offering current season TV shows, classic series and acclaimed movies from more than 350 content partners, including five of the six major broadcast networks. Hulu will stream PaleyFest2012 panels featuring the casts of "Community," "Once Upon a Time," "New Girl," "The Office," "Bones," "Castle," "The Vampire Diaries," "Revenge" and "Modern Family." PaleyFest's two-week celebration of great television runs March 2-14, 2012 at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills.
"We are delighted to enter this new era for PaleyFest with Hulu as our partner," noted Paley Center President and CEO Pat Mitchell. "It's exciting to know that audiences throughout the United States will now be able to join the community of PaleyFest fans as they experience the festival on demand, whenever and wherever they want. Hulu's partnership allows us to continue to expand PaleyFest as a key facet of our overall mission to interpret, celebrate, preserve and archive television's best."
PaleyFest has become a destination event for the worldwide community of television fans who gather each year to connect with the stars and creators of their favorite series during interactive panel sessions and premiere screenings. The Festival underscores The Paley Center for Media's ongoing commitment to increase the public's understanding of media and its growing significance in our lives through its various public and industry programs, exhibitions and media preservation initiatives.
The Festival's new website www.paleyfest.org serves as the official destination for ongoing PaleyFest announcements, exclusive content including photos and video clips from festival events both current and classic, festival merchandise, and ticket sales. Follow @paleycenter on Twitter for immediate announcements and live tweeting of the evenings.
Individual event tickets are on sale. Premium Festival Passes and Premium Packages, including tickets to multiple events are currently on sale via the festival's official website www.paleyfest.org and via its ticket provider www.ticketweb.com.
PaleyFest is generously underwritten by the William S. Paley Foundation. PaleyFest 2012 sponsors include Hulu as Signature Sponsor and Netflix as an Evening Sponsor. PaleyFest is also grateful for the continued support of its partners; Los Angeles Times, which serves as Platinum Media Partner; TV Guide Magazine, LA Weekly, KROQ, which serve as Media Partners; and American Airlines, Travel Partner.
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. For more information, please visit www.paleycenter.org