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The Paley Center for Media seeks to preserve the past, illuminate the present, and envision the future through the lens of media. With the nation's foremost public archive of television, radio, and internet programming, the Paley Center produces programs and forums for the public, industry professionals, thought leaders, and the creative community to explore the evolving ways in which we create, consume, and share news and entertainment. In an era of unprecedented change, the Paley Center advances the understanding of media and its impact on our lives. The Paley Center was founded in 1975 by William S. Paley, a pioneering innovator in the industry. For more information, please visit www.paleycenter.org.

05/09/2020
Friends at PaleyFest LA 1996: Full Conversation

Honestly, no one did tell us that life would be this way. 👏👏👏👏But, TGIF because we have FRIENDS (TV Show) for [email protected], presented by Citibank tonight!

Cast and creators of NBC's Friends gather at PaleyFest LA 1996 to celebrate their show. Topics include: changes requested by network executives after hearing...

While Netflix's "Hollywood" mixes fantasy and reality to create alt-history, some moments are very real. Anna May Wong w...
05/07/2020
Ryan Murphy's New Show Is An Alt-History. But Anna May Wong's Story Is a Real Hollywood Injustice.

While Netflix's "Hollywood" mixes fantasy and reality to create alt-history, some moments are very real. Anna May Wong was a real person—in fact, she was Hollywood’s first Chinese-American movie star. Esquire breaks it down for us.

The trailblazing actress suffered at the hands of racist filmmakers throughout her entire career, but managed to pave the way for Chinese-American representation in Hollywood.

#GivingTuesdayNow is a new global day of giving and unity as an emergency response to the enormous challenges COVID-19 h...
05/04/2020

#GivingTuesdayNow is a new global day of giving and unity as an emergency response to the enormous challenges COVID-19 has brought every nonprofit institution. On May 5, please support Paley [email protected]'s extensive offerings for remote learning, which continue to reach thousands of families and educators during COVID-19. https://www.paleycenter.org/

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05/01/2020

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05/01/2020
Brockmire: A Tribute

Baseball may be postponed, but we can still honor one of its...legends? Watch as fellow sports greats bid farewell to Brockmire. Want more? Be sure to head to our YouTube channel this Monday!

04/30/2020
Running to save my seat like...

"The Paley Center Salutes Parks and Recreation" starts tonight at 8pm, immediately followed by “A Parks and Recreation Special”. If you're quarantining with multiple people...might be a good idea to call dibs on a seat soon.

#TodayinTVHistory 1992: People watch live on television, as Los Angeles erupts in riots following years of tensions and ...
04/29/2020
Raw Footage of the 1992 Riots as Violence Erupts Throughout Los Angeles

#TodayinTVHistory 1992: People watch live on television, as Los Angeles erupts in riots following years of tensions and the acquittal of four policemen in the videotaped beating of motorist Rodney King. NBC has the raw archival footage:

Violence, fires and destruction take over Los Angeles in the aftermath of the Rodney King verdict. This marks the beginning of the 1992 Los Angeles Riots. First aired on April 29, 1992.

TV Insider has the scoop on Paley Front Row, will you be joining us on May 4th?  Subscribe to our Youtube Channel so you...
04/28/2020
'Paley Front Row' Series to Kick Off With 'Brockmire' Finale Event

TV Insider has the scoop on Paley Front Row, will you be joining us on May 4th? Subscribe to our Youtube Channel so you don't miss out.

For The Paley Center for Media's new series, Hank Azaria and Amanda Peet are coming together to discuss their IFC comedy ahead of the big farewell.

Can't wait until 8:30 pm Thursday for the Parks and Recreation reunion? 'The Paley Center Salutes Parks and Recreation' ...
04/27/2020

Can't wait until 8:30 pm Thursday for the Parks and Recreation reunion? 'The Paley Center Salutes Parks and Recreation' is on NBC at 8 pm! Not enough to tide you over? Treat Yo Self! To full-length Parks &Rec Paley Fest panels. https://bit.ly/2VJ0MFI

Throwback!  #TodayinTVHistory, 1994, the show All That premiered.  Take a #tbt look back at some highlights courtesy of ...
04/17/2020
10 'All That' sketches that really were all that

Throwback! #TodayinTVHistory, 1994, the show All That premiered. Take a #tbt look back at some highlights courtesy of Entertainment Weekly.

Ready yet, get set — it’s Aaaall That! The Nickelodeon sketch comedy show, which aired for 10 seasons from 1994 to 2005, celebrates its 25th…

"We’re all shut-ins now. We’re all looking for some way to connect, both with the people confined right there alongside ...
04/15/2020
Traditional television offers what we need right now: Human connection

"We’re all shut-ins now. We’re all looking for some way to connect, both with the people confined right there alongside us and the people outside our very shrunken orbits."

The universal themes and populist appeal of most network shows allow everyone stuck at home to watch something together.

“What people find comfort in is connecting to something that is bigger than themselves,” says Dr. Kenneth Rosenberg in V...
04/13/2020
Comfort TV in the Age of Coronavirus

“What people find comfort in is connecting to something that is bigger than themselves,” says Dr. Kenneth Rosenberg in Variety.

It took a global pandemic, but Courteney Cox has finally joined the millions who binge-watch “Friends.” Having extra time in an era of “safer at home” and “shelter in place” was an added factor in …

It's #NationalSiblingsDay! Who are your favorite TV sibs?
04/10/2020
The best siblings from TV shows

It's #NationalSiblingsDay! Who are your favorite TV sibs?

Siblings tend to have a unique bond, no matter how different a brother or sister may be. Whether biological, blended or adopted, sibling love — and rivalry — can be quite the dynamic.

Guess what made Yahoo Entertainment? Paley@Home!  Are you subscribed to our Youtube channel yet?
04/09/2020
The It List: Quibi launches mobile streaming shows from big names like Chrissy Teigen and J.Lo, 'Modern Family' and 'Schitt's Creek' air final episodes, 'Parasite' comes to Hulu and the best in pop culture the week of April 6, 2020

Guess what made Yahoo Entertainment? [email protected]! Are you subscribed to our Youtube channel yet?

During the coronavirus pandemic, when most of us are staying at home, we’re going to spotlight products that you can enjoy from your couch, whether solo or in small groups, and leave out the rest. With that in mind, here are our picks for April 6-12, including the best deals we could find for each...

04/08/2020
30 iconic moments to celebrate 30 years of 'Twin Peaks'

#TodayinTVHistory, 30 years ago, Twin Peaks premiered and a cultural phenomenon was born.

"Twin Peaks" first revealed a girl, "dead, wrapped in plastic" three decades ago today, but that is far from the only essential moment from the cult David Lynch series.

Sure, you could clean your home and go through your to-do list, but maybe it's time to get to that list of things you wa...
04/06/2020
What to quaran-stream if you're staying in to avoid coronavirus

Sure, you could clean your home and go through your to-do list, but maybe it's time to get to that list of things you want/need to binge instead.

Several movie theater chains have closed. Large events including Coachella, Stagecoach, SXSW, and Miami's Ultra Music Festival, have been canceled or postponed, as have several…

Consider joining us.  Support The Paley Center for Media and all that we do to support education and media preservation.
04/03/2020
Supporting The Paley Center

Consider joining us. Support The Paley Center for Media and all that we do to support education and media preservation.

Over the years I've had the pleasure of taking part in several special evenings at the Paley Center. It's always been a privilege to have my series recognized, and preserved, by an organization whose work I value.

Trying to add more structure to your days? Alternative Press has calculated how long it'll take to binge some great show...
03/27/2020
10 binge-worthy TV shows you finally have time to watch

Trying to add more structure to your days? Alternative Press has calculated how long it'll take to binge some great shows so you can better schedule your time.

Practicing social distancing means we’re probably all watching more TV than we typically do. Here’s 10 binge-worthy shows you finally have time to watch.

"We're pleased to share these curated programs...and hope that television fans draw comfort and joy from these entertain...
03/24/2020
The Paley Center For Media Introduces [email protected] On YouTube

"We're pleased to share these curated programs...and hope that television fans draw comfort and joy from these entertaining discussions as we all navigate through this challenging time." Maureen J. Reidy, Paley Center President & CEO in BroadwayWorld.

The Paley Center for Media today announced the formation of [email protected] on YouTube, a curated collection of programming from past PaleyFest LA and PaleyFest NY events. These programs will screen for free starting on Monday, March 23 on the Paley Center's YouTube channel.

Bummed at the prospect of another week of social distancing? We've got never-been-released programs from past #PaleyFest...
03/23/2020

Bummed at the prospect of another week of social distancing? We've got never-been-released programs from past #PaleyFest events. Introducing [email protected] on YouTube. You have 24hrs starting at 10am each day to watch, so don't miss out!! https://youtu.be/z5Kt-551-4Y

03/21/2020
Cinderella 45th Anniversary Celebration at PaleyFest Rewind 2010

Tuning in to Playbill and @Rogers and Hammerstein #RHNMovieNight tonight? We've got a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the classic television special. Our 2010 Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella 45th Anniversary Salute is now officially online: http://youtu.be/5CcSHokpFU0

At the Paley Center in Los Angeles on June 10, 2010, star Lesley Ann Warren (“Cinderella”) and acclaimed director Charles S. Dubin hold court for a behind-th...

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