[02/05/13 - 10:24 AM]
The Paley Center for Media Announces Panelists for 30th Annual PaleyFest: The William S. Paley Television Festival
The 15-day festival kicks off on Friday, March 1 with "The Walking Dead."

[via press release from The Paley Center for Media]


BEVERLY HILLS, CA, FEBRUARY 5, 2013 - The Paley Center for Media today announced the full lineup of special guest panelists scheduled to appear for the upcoming 30th annual ultimate TV fan festival, PaleyFest: The William S. Paley Television Festival, which takes place at the Saban Theatre, March 1-15, 2013. The annual celebration of great television will honor members of the Casts and Creative Teams of The Walking Dead, which will serve as the opening night presentation for PaleyFest, Revolution, Once Upon A Time, The Newsroom, Community, whose cast will present a live table read at their unprecedented fourth appearance at the festival; The New Normal, Parenthood, The Mindy Project, Nashville, Arrow, Dallas, New Girl, The Big Bang Theory, 2 Broke Girls, and American Horror Story: Asylum, which will close out the 15-day Festival.

WHAT: PaleyFest (The William S. Paley Television Festival) is a cavalcade of interactive panel sessions and premiere screenings that connects the worldwide community of television fans and industry insiders alike with the casts and creators of their favorite TV series, and the icons that are changing the face of media.

Over the past thirty years, PaleyFest has become a destination event for the worldwide community of television fans who gather each year to connect with the talent, from the stars to the creative teams of the shows, during interactive panel sessions and premiere screenings.

The Festival benefits The Paley Center for Media's preservation and archival digitization efforts, and its ongoing mission to explore the significant impact of media on our culture and society.

Hulu will expand its relationship with the Festival as the Premier Sponsor for PaleyFest 2013 and will stream full-length panel content and short form clips, exclusively on-demand from each PaleyFest panel on the free ad-supported Hulu, and the Hulu Plus subscription service at www.hulu.com.

Fans are invited to follow @paleycenter and #PaleyFest on Twitter for immediate announcements and live tweeting from the events.

WHEN: March 1 to 15, 2013

WHERE: The Saban Theatre 8440 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211

WHO: The full PaleyFest 2013 panelist lineup is as follows (panelists to appear schedule permitting)

TICKETS: PaleyFest.org, the Festival's official website, is the official destination for ongoing PaleyFest announcements, content including photos and video clips from Festival events both current and classic, Festival merchandise, and ticket sales. Tickets can be purchased at the festival's official website www.paleyfest.org and via its ticket provider www.ticketweb.com.

The full lineup is as follows (each panel will be available on Hulu and Hulu Plus the next day):

Friday, March 1: Opening Night Presentation: The Walking Dead (7:00 pm) Moderator: Chris Hardwick: Host, "The Talking Dead"
· Robert Kirkman: Executive Producer
· Gale Anne Hurd: Executive Producer
· Dave Alpert: Executive Producer
· Greg Nicotero: Executive Producer
· Andrew Lincoln: "Rick Grimes"
· David Morrissey: "The Governor"
· Danai Gurira: "Michonne"
· Laurie Holden: "Andrea"
· Lauren Cohan: "Maggie Greene"
· Steven Yeun: "Glenn Rhee"
· Norman Reedus: "Daryl Dixon"
· Scott Wilson: " Hershel Greene"
· Chandler Riggs: "Carl Grimes"

Saturday, March 2: Revolution (7:00 pm) Moderator: Michael Schneider, LA Bureau Chief, TV Guide Magazine
· Eric Kripke: Creator & Executive Producer
· Billy Burke: "Miles Matheson"
· Tracy Spiridakos: "Charlie Matheson"
· Giancarlo Esposito: "Major Tom Neville"
· Daniella Alonso: "Nora Clayton"
· JD Pardo: "Jason Neville" And
· Elizabeth Mitchell: "Rachel Matheson"
· Plus additional guests to be announced

Sunday, March 3: Once Upon A Time (1:00 pm) Moderator: Matt Mitovich, Editor-At-Large, TVLine.com
· Edward Kitsis: Creator & Executive Producer
· Adam Horowitz: Creator & Executive Producer
· Ginnifer Goodwin: "Snow White"/ " Mary Margaret Blanchard"
· Jennifer Morrison: "Emma Swan"
· Robert Carlyle: "Rumplestiltskin"/ "Mr. Gold"
· Lana Parrilla: "Evil Queen"/ "Regina Mills"
· Josh Dallas: "Prince Charming"/ "David Nolan"
· Colin O'Donoghue: "Captain Hook"

Sunday, March 3: The Newsroom (7:00 pm) Moderator: Piers Morgan, Host, Piers Morgan Tonight
· Aaron Sorkin: Creator & Executive Producer
· Alan Poul: Executive Producer
· Jeff Daniels: "Will McAvoy"
· Emily Mortimer: "MacKenzie McHale"
· Sam Waterston: "Charlie Skinner"
· John Gallagher, Jr.: "Jim Harper"
· Alison Pill: "Maggie Jordan"
· Thomas Sadoski: "Don Keefer"
· Olivia Munn: "Sloan Sabbith"
· Dev Patel: "Neal Sampat"
· Plus additional panelists to be announced

Tuesday, March 5: Community (7:00 pm) Moderator: Michael Schneider, LA Bureau Chief, TV Guide Magazine
· Russ Krasnoff: Executive Producer
· David Guarascio: Executive Producer
· Moses Port: Executive Producer
· Joel McHale: "Jeff Winger"
· Gillian Jacobs: "Britta Perry"
· Yvette Nicole Brown: "Shirley Bennett"
· Danny Pudi: "Abed Nadir"
· Alison Brie: "Annie Edison"
· Jim Rash: "Dean Pelton"
· Plus additional guests to be announced

Wednesday, March 6: The New Normal (7:00 pm) Moderator: TBA
· Ryan Murphy: Creator & Executive Producer
· Ali Adler: Creator & Executive Producer
· Dante Di Loreto: Executive Producer
· Andrew Rannells: "Bryan Collins"
· Justin Bartha: "David Murray"
· Ellen Barkin: "Jane Forrest"
· Georgia King: "Goldie Clemmons"
· Bebe Wood: "Shania Clemmons"
· NeNe Leakes: "Rocky"
· Jayson Blair: "Clay Clemmons"

Thursday, March 7: Parenthood (7:00 pm) Moderator: TBA
· Jason Katims: Executive Producer
· Peter Krause: "Adam Braverman"
· Lauren Graham: "Sarah Braverman"
· Dax Shepard: "Crosby Braverman"
· Erika Christensen: "Julia Braverman-Graham"
· Monica Potter: "Kristina Braverman"
· Sam Jaeger: "Joel Graham"
· Mae Whitman: "Amber Holt"
· Jason Ritter: "Mark Cyr"
· Joy Bryant: "Jasmine Trussell"
· Miles Heizer: "Drew Holt"
· Max Burkholder: "Max Braverman"
· Plus additional guests to be announced

Friday, March 8: The Mindy Project (7:00 pm) Moderator: Rob Moynihan, LA Correspondent, TV Guide Magazine
· Mindy Kaling: Creator & Executive Producer / "Mindy Lahiri"
· Matt Warburton: Executive Producer
· Chris Messina: "Danny Castellano"
· Ed Weeks: "Jeremy Reed"
· Zoe Jarman: "Betsy Putch"
· Ike Barinholtz: "Morgan Tookers"
· Beth Grant: "Beverly Janoszewski"

Saturday, March 9: Nashville (1:00 pm) Moderator: TBA
· Callie Khouri: Creator & Executive Producer
· Dee Johnson: Executive Producer
· R.J. Cutler: Executive Producer
· Connie Britton: "Rayna Jaymes"
· Hayden Panettiere: "Juliette Barnes"
· Plus additional guests to be announced

Saturday, March 9: Arrow (7:00 pm) Moderator: TBA
· Greg Berlanti: Executive Producer
· Marc Guggenheim: Executive Producer
· Andrew Kreisberg: Executive Producer
· Stephen Amell: "Oliver Queen"
· Katie Cassidy: "Laurel Lance"
· David Ramsey: "John Diggle"
· Susanna Thompson: "Moira Queen"

Sunday, March 10: Dallas (1:00 pm) Moderator: Will Keck, Sr. Editor & Columnist, TV Guide Magazine
· Cynthia Cidre: Executive Producer
· Michael Robin: Executive Producer
· Patrick Duffy: "Bobby Ewing"
· Linda Gray: "Sue Ellen Ewing"
· Jesse Metcalfe: "Christopher Ewing"
· Josh Henderson: "John Ross Ewing"
· Jordana Brewster: "Elena Ramos"
· Julie Gonzalo: "Pamela Rebecca Barnes"
· Brenda Strong: "Ann Ewing"

Monday, March 11: New Girl (7:00 pm) Moderator: TBA
· Elizabeth Meriwether: Creator & Executive Producer
· Brett Baer: Executive Producer
· Dave Finkel: Executive Producer
· Jake Kasdan: Executive Producer
· Zooey Deschanel: "Jess"
· Max Greenfield: "Schmidt"
· Jake Johnson: "Nick Miller"
· Lamorne Morris: "Winston Bishop"
· Hannah Simone: "Cece"

Wednesday, March 13: The Big Bang Theory (7:00 pm) Moderator: TBA
· Chuck Lorre: Creator & Executive Producer
· Bill Prady: Creator & Executive Producer
· Steven Molaro: Executive Producer
· Johnny Galecki: "Leonard Hofstadter"
· Jim Parsons: "Sheldon Cooper"
· Kaley Cuoco: "Penny"
· Simon Helberg: "Howard Wolowitz"
· Kunal Nayyar: "Raj Koothrappali"
· Mayim Bialik: "Amy Farrah Fowler"
· Melissa Rauch: "Bernadette Rostenkowski"

Thursday, March 14: 2 Broke Girls (7:00 pm) Moderator: TBA
· Michael Patrick King: Creator & Executive Producer
· Kat Dennings: "Max Black"
· Beth Behrs: "Caroline Channing"
· Garrett Morris: "Earl"
· Jonathan Kite: "Oleg"
· Matthew Moy: "Han Lee"
· Jennifer Coolidge: "Sophie"

Friday, March 15: Closing Night Presentation: American Horror Story: Asylum (7:00 pm) Moderator: Tim Stack, Senior Writer, Entertainment Weekly
· Ryan Murphy: Co-Creator & Executive Producer
· Brad Falchuk: Co-Creator & Executive Producer
· Dante Di Loreto: Executive Producer
· Frances Conroy: "Dark Angel"
· Evan Peters: "Kit Walker"
· Lily Rabe: "Sister Mary Eunice"
· James Cromwell: "Dr. Arthur Arden"
· Plus additional guests to be announced

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.

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