33rd Annual PaleyFest Hits Hollywood

It’s PaleyFest time again and the 33rd Annual event begins on Friday March 11, running until March 20th at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.

The ultimate TV fan festival hosted by The Paley Center for Media, celebrates television’s most acclaimed series and grants fans access to special screenings, exclusive conversations, and behind-the-scenes scoops and breaking news from the stars and creative minds behind their favorite shows.

The Paley Center for Media’s PaleyFest, with annual festivals in both Los Angeles and New York City, benefits the nonprofit’s preservation and archival digitization efforts, and its ongoing mission to explore the significant impact of media on our culture and society.

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TV shows featured this year include; Empire, Better Call Saul, Scream Queens, Black-ish, Supergirl, Scandal, The Big Bang Theory, Law & Order: SVU, Chicago Fire, Chicago Med, Chicago PD, American Horror Story and many more.

Footage from the events will be available to stream throughout and after PaleyFest LA 2016 only on Hulu, the Paley Center’s official media sponsor. Follow @paleycenter and @hulu on Twitter for the latest updates and release dates.

Here’s a list of events:

LINEUP: Friday, March 11: Empire (7:30 pm) | Moderated by: Kevin Frazier, Co-Host, Entertainment Tonight

Terrence Howard, “Lucious Lyon”
Jussie Smollett, “Jamal Lyon”
Bryshere Gray, “Hakeem Lyon”
Trai Byers, “Andre Lyon”
Grace Gealey, “Anika Calhoun”
Kaitlin Doubleday, “Rhonda Lyon”
Gabourey Sidibe, “Becky”
Ta’Rhonda Jones, “Porsha”
Serayah McNeill, “Tiana Brown”
Lee Daniels, Co-Creator & Executive Producer
Ilene Chaiken, Executive Producer
Brian Grazer, Executive Producer
Sanaa Hamri, Executive Producer

Saturday, March 12: Better Call Saul (2:00 pm) | Moderated by: Debra Birnbaum, Variety

Bob Odenkirk, “Jimmy McGill”
Jonathan Banks, “Mike Ehrmantraut”
Michael McKean, “Chuck McGill”
Rhea Seehorn, “Kim Wexler”


Patrick Fabian, “Howard Hamlin”
Michael Mando, “Nacho Varga”
Vince Gilligan, Showrunner, Executive Producer, Writer
Peter Gould, Showrunner, Executive Producer, Writer


Saturday, March 12: Scream Queens (7:00 pm) | Moderated by: Debra Birnbaum, Variety

Emma Roberts, “Chanel Oberlin”
Jamie Lee Curtis, “Dean Cathy Munsch”
Lea Michele, “Hester Ulrich”
Abigail Breslin, “Chanel #5”
Keke Palmer, “Zayday Williams”
Billie Lourd, “Chanel #3”
Niecy Nash, “Officer Denise Hemphill”

Sunday, March 13: black-ish (2:00 pm)

Anthony Anderson, “Andre ‘Dre’ Johnson” & Executive Producer
Tracee Ellis Ross, “Rainbow Johnson”
Yara Shahidi, “Zoey Johnson”
Marcus Scribner, “Andre Johnson, Jr.”Miles Brown, “Jack Johnson”Marsai Martin, “Diane Johnson”
Jenifer Lewis, “Ruby”
Jeff Meacham, “Josh”Peter Mackenzie, “Mr. Stevens”Kenya Barris, Creator & Executive ProducerJonathan Groff, Executive Producer

Sunday, March 13: Supergirl (7:00 pm)
| Leanne Aguilera, Entertainment Tonight

Melissa Benoist, “Kara Danvers/ Supergirl”
Calista Flockhart, “Cat Grant”
Chyler Leigh, “Alex Danvers”
Mehcad Brooks, “James Olsen”
David Harewood, “Hank Henshaw/J’onn J’onzz”
Jeremy Jordan, “Winslow ‘Winn’ Schott
Greg Berlanti, Co-Creator/Executive Producer
Ali Adler, Co-Creator/Executive Producer
Andrew Kreisberg, Co-Creator/Executive Producer

Tuesday, March 15: Scandal (7:30 pm) | Moderated by: Lara Spencer, Host, Good Morning America

Kerry Washington, “Olivia Pope”
Guillermo Diaz, “Huck”
Darby Stanchfield, “Abby Whelan”
Katie Lowes, “Quinn Perkins”
Tony Goldwyn, “President Fitzgerald ‘Fitz’Grant”
Jeff Perry, “Cyrus Beene”
Bellamy Young, “Mellie Grant”
Joshua Malina, “David Rosen”
Scott Foley, “Jake Ballard”
Portia de Rossi, “Elizabeth North”
Cornelius Smith Jr., “Marcus Walker”
Joe Morton, “Rowan Pope”
Shonda Rhimes, Creator & Executive Producer
Betsy Beers, Executive Producer

Wednesday, March 16: The Big Bang Theory (7:30 pm)

Johnny Galecki, “Leonard Hofstadter”
Jim Parsons, “Sheldon Cooper”
Kaley Cuoco, “Penny”
Simon Helberg, “Howard Wolowitz”
Kunal Nayyar, “Raj Koothrappali”
Mayim Bialik, “Amy Farrah Fowler”
Steven Molaro, Showrunner/Executive Producer
Chuck Lorre, Co-Creator/Executive Producer
Bill Prady, Co-Creator/Executive Producer

Friday, March 18: Difficult People (7:30 pm) | Moderated by: Patton Oswalt

Julie Klausner, “Julie Kessler,” Creator, Writer, Executive Producer
Billy Eichner, “Billy Epstein”
Gabourey Sidibe, “Denise”
Andrea Martin, “Marilyn Kessler”
James Urbaniak, “Arthur Tack”
Cole Escola, “Matthew”
Scott King, Executive Producer, Showrunner

Saturday, March 19: Fear the Walking Dead (2:00 pm) | Moderated by: Rob Moynihan, TV Guide Magazine 

Kim Dickens, “Madison Clark”
Cliff Curtis, “Travis Manawa”
Frank Dillane, “Nick Clark”
Alycia Debnam-Carey, “Alicia Clark”
Lorenzo James Henrie, “Christopher Manawa”
Ruben Blades, “Daniel Salazar”
Mercedes Mason, “Ofelia Salazar”
Colman Domingo, “Victor Strand”
Dave Erickson, Showrunner/Executive Producer/Co-Creator/Writer
Gale Anne Hurd, Executive Producer

Saturday, March 19: An Evening with Dick Wolf with the stars of Law & Order: SVU, Chicago Fire, P.D., & Med
(7:00 pm) | Moderated by: Gary Bryan, morning host, KRTH-FM

Dick Wolf, Creator & Executive Producer
Jason Beghe, “Sgt. Hank Voight,” Chicago P.D.
Sophia Bush, “Det. Erin Lindsay,” Chicago P.D.
Colin Donnell, “Dr. Connor Rhodes,” Chicago Med
Torrey DeVitto, “Dr. Natalie Manning,” Chicago Med
Ice-T, “Det. Odafin Tutuola,” Law & Order: SVU
Taylor Kinney, “Kelly Severide,” Chicago Fire
S. Epatha Merkerson, “Sharon Goodwin,” Chicago Med
Oliver Platt, “Dr. Daniel Charles,” Chicago Med
Jesse Spencer, “Matthew Casey,” Chicago Fire

Sunday, March 20: American Horror Story: Hotel (7:00 pm)
| Moderated by: Tim Stack, Entertainment Weekly

Sarah Paulson, “Sally”
Kathy Bates, “Iris”
Angela Bassett, “Ramona”
Wes Bentley, “John Lowe”
Finn Wittrock, “Rudolph Valentino/Tristan Duffy”
Denis O’Hare, “Liz Taylor”
Cheyenne Jackson, “Will Drake”
Tim Minear, Executive Producer

*Panelists to appear schedule permitting. All events and panelists are subject to change. Please visit paleyfest.org for updates.


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