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2018 Paley Fest


The 2018 Schedule to Showcase Premiere Screenings and Cast and Creative Discussions from ABC, CBS,


 The CW, EPIX, FOX, History, Hulu, Lifetime, NBC, Netflix, and Telemundo 

Initial Talent Lineup Includes:


Sarah Silverman, Alison Brie, Aaron Paul, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Nathan Fillion, Tim Allen,

Penn Badgley, Elizabeth Lail, Daniel Ezra, Melonie Diaz, Sarah Jeffrey, Sarayu Blue, Paul Adelstein, Cedric the Entertainer, Damon Wayans, Jr., Max Greenfield, Michael Cudlitz, Mary McCormack,

Charlie Day, David Alan Grier, Vicki Lawrence, and more! 

Citi Returns as the Official Card with Presale Tickets On Sale to Citi Cardmembers 


Beverly Hills, CA, July 24, 2018 – The Paley Center for Media announced today that it will host its 12th annual PaleyFest Fall TV Previews September 6-16, 2018, at the Paley Center’s Beverly Hills location. The ten-day festival celebrates the most anticipated new shows of the Fall 2018 television season as well as returning favorites from all five major broadcast networks, cable television, and premium streaming services. Each event includes screenings followed by star-studded discussions with the series cast and creatives.

“Every September television fans know PaleyFest Fall TV Previews is the place to be for a first look at the most buzz-worthy new shows of the fall TV season, and engaging conversation and insight from the cast and creative teams behind them,” said Maureen J. Reidy, the Paley Center’s President & CEO. “We’re honored to present this stellar lineup of new shows as well as several Emmy-nominated returning fan favorites.”


PaleyFest Fall TV Previews will kick off on September 6 with the cast and creative team of Netflix’s Atypical and BoJack Horseman, followed by screenings and discussions with the casts and creatives of Hulu’s I Love You, America with Sarah Silverman and Castle Rock; ABC’s The Kids Are Alright and The Rookie; The CW’s All American and Charmed; Lifetime’s YOU; History’s Project Blue Book; EPIX’s Get Shorty; NBC’s I Feel Bad; CBS’s The Neighborhood and Happy Together; Fox’s The Cool Kids and Last Man Standing; and conclude on September 16 with the cast and creative team from Telemundo’s Nicky Jam: El Ganador.

“I am thrilled to participate in my first PaleyFest Fall TV Previews! We’ve had so much fun working on I Feel Bad, so we can’t wait to debut it here at PaleyFest, and to get the chance to talk with the audience about the show,” said Sarayu Blue, star of I Feel Bad on NBC.


In addition to Citi cardmembers, Paley Center Supporting and Patron Members can also purchase tickets and festival passes starting today. Tickets go on sale for Paley Center Individual Members on July 26 at 9:00am PT, and to the general public on July 27 at 9:00am PT. To purchase tickets and for more information, please visit or download the Paley App at

Additionally, the Paley Center’s New York location will host free PaleyFest Fall TV Previews screenings on September 7-9. For more information on the screening schedule and to reserve seats, please visit or

2018 PaleyFest Fall TV Previews Initial Lineup*

Netflix Presents Atypical and BoJack HorsemanThursday, September 6, 2018

6:00 pm Preview Reception

7:00 pm Preview Screenings & Conversations 

Featured talent from Atypical includes:

            Jennifer Jason Leigh, “Elsa Gardner”

Keir Gilchrist, “Sam Gardner”

Michael Rapaport, ‘Doug Gardner”

Brigette Lundy Paine, “Casey Gardner”

Robia Rashid, Executive Producer

Mary Rohlich, Executive Producer

Featured talent from BoJack Horseman includes:

            Aaron Paul, “Todd Chavez”

Alison Brie, “Diane Nguyen”

Paul F. Tompkins, “Mr. Peanutbutter”

Raphael Bob-Waksberg, Creator & Executive Producer

Lisa Hanawalt, Production Designer

Mike Hollingsworth, Supervising Director 

Hulu Presents I Love You, America with Sarah Silverman, Castle Rock, and The FirstFriday, September 7, 2018

6:00 pm Preview Reception

7:00 pm Preview Screening of I Love You, America with Sarah Silverman, and finale screening of Castle Rock, & Conversations 

Featured talent from I Love You, America with Sarah Silverman includes:

            Sarah Silverman, Host & Executive Producer

Featured talent from Castle Rock includes:

            Sam Shaw, Creator & Executive Producer

Plus a preview screening of The First

ABC Presents The Kids Are Alright, The Rookie, and A Million Little ThingsSaturday, September 8, 2018

1:00 pm Preview Reception

1:30 pm Preview Screenings & Conversations 

Featured talent from The Kids Are Alright includes:
             Michael Cudlitz, “Mike Cleary”

Mary McCormack, “Peggy Cleary”

Jack Gore, “Timmy”

Tim Doyle, Creator & Executive Producer

Featured talent from The Rookie includes:

                  Nathan Fillion, “John Nolan”

Alyssa Diaz, “Angela Lopez”

Richard T. Jones, “Sergeant Wade Grey”

Titus Makin, “Jackson West”

Mercedes Mason, “Captain Zoe Andersen”

Melissa O’Neil, “Lucy Chen”

Afton Williamson, “Talia Bishop”

Eric Winter, “Tim Bradford”

Alexi Hawley, Creator & Executive Producer

Plus a preview screening of A Million Little Things

The CW Presents All American and CharmedSaturday, September 8, 2018

6:00 pm Preview Reception

6:30 pm Preview Screenings & Conversations 

Featured talent from All American includes:

            Daniel Ezra, “Spencer James”

Samantha Logan, “Olivia Barker”

Bre-Z, “Coop”

Greta Onieogou, “Layla Keating”

Monet Mazur, “Laura Fine-Baker”

Michael Evans Behling, “Jordan Baker”

Cody Christian, “Asher”

Karimah Westbrook, “Grace James”

April Blair, Executive Producer

Sarah Schechter, Executive Producer

Spencer Paysinger, Consulting Producer

Robbie Rogers, Producer

Featured talent from Charmed includes:

Melonie Diaz, “Melanie Vera”

Sarah Jeffery, “Maggie Vera”

Madeleine Mantock, “Macy Vaughn”

Jessica O’Toole, Executive Producer

Amy Rardin, Executive Producer

Jennie Snyder Urman, Executive Producer

Lifetime Presents YOU and History Presents Project Blue BookSunday, September 9, 2018

1:00 pm Preview Reception

1:30 pm Preview Screenings & Conversations 

Featured talent from YOU includes:

Penn Badgley, “Joe Goldberg”

Sera Gamble, Co-Creator & Executive Producer

Sarah Schechter, Executive Producer

Caroline Kepnes, Author

Plus additional guests to be announced

Featured talent from Project Blue Book includes:

Michael Malarkey, “Captain Michael Quinn”

Plus additional guests to be announced

EPIX Presents Get ShortySunday, September 9, 2018

6:00 pm Preview Reception

6:30 pm Preview Screening & Conversation 

Featured talent includes:

Davey Holmes, Creator & Executive Producer

Adam Arkin, Director

Plus additional guests to be announced.

NBC Presents I Feel Bad, Manifest, and New AmsterdamMonday, September 10, 2018

6:00 pm Preview Reception

7:00 pm Preview Screenings & Conversations 

Featured talent from I Feel Bad includes:

Sarayu Blue, “Emet Kamala-Sweetzer”

Paul Adelstein, “David Sweetzer”

Madhur Jaffrey, “Maya Kamala”

Brian George, “Aneel Kamala”

Aseem Batra, Executive Producer

Julie Anne Robinson, Executive Producer

Plus preview screenings of Manifest and New Amsterdam

CBS Presents The Neighborhood, Happy Together, and Magnum P.I.Wednesday, September 12, 2018

6:00 pm Preview Reception

7:00 pm Preview Screenings & Conversations 

Featured talent from The Neighborhood includes:

Cedric the Entertainer, “Calvin Butler”

Tichina Arnold, “Tina Butler”

Max Greenfield, “Dave Johnson”

Beth Behrs, “Gemma Johnson”

Featured talent from Happy Together includes:

Damon Wayans, Jr., “Jake”

Amber Stevens West, “Claire”

Felix Mallard, “Cooper James”

Plus a preview screening of Magnum P.I.

FOX Presents The Cool Kids, Last Man Standing, and Hell’s KitchenThursday, September 13, 2018

6:00 pm Preview Reception

7:00 pm Preview Screenings & Conversations 

Featured talent from The Cool Kids includes:

David Alan Grier, “Hank”

Martin Mull, “Charlie”

Vicki Lawrence, “Margaret”

Leslie Jordan, “Sid”

Patrick Walsh, Executive Producer

Charlie Day, Executive Producer

Featured talent from Last Man Standing includes:

Tim Allen, “Mike Baxter”

Nancy Travis, “Vanessa Baxter”

Jonathan Adams, “Chuck Larabee”

Amanda Fuller, “Kristin Baxter”

Christoph Sanders, “Kyle Anderson”

Jordan Masterson, “Ryan Vogelson”

Plus a preview screening of Hell’s Kitchen

Telemundo Presents Nicky Jam: El GanadorSunday, September 16, 2018

6:00 pm Preview Reception

6:30 pm Preview Screening & Conversation 

Featured talent includes:

Jessy Terrero, Creator & Executive Producer

Sergio Lazarov, Executive Producer & VP, Current Productions, Endemol Shine Boomdog

Plus additional guests to be announced.

*Panelists appear schedule permitting.  All events and panelists are subject to change.

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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. 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 Paley Center’s permanent media collection, which contains over 160,000 television and radio programs and advertisements, 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

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