On Thursday, April 7, 2022, PaleyFest celebrated with the cast and creatives from Hacks at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. The evening included: Jean Smart, “Deborah”, Poppy Liu, “Kiki”, Mark Indelicato, “Damien”, Paul W. Downs, Co-Creator, Co-Showrunner, EP, Writer and “Jimmy,” Lucia Aniello, Co-Creator, Co-Showrunner, EP, Writer and Director, and Jen Statsky, Co-Creator, Co-Showrunner, EP and Writer. Variety’s Michael Schneider moderated the panel.
As one of the first festival’s focused on the Television industry, for 39 years PaleyFest has presented cutting-edge programs and connected TV fans with the stars of their favorite shows. Produced by The Paley Center for Media, this year’s festival takes place April 2-10 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. This year’s celebration features today’s most acclaimed, buzzworthy, and impactful tv shows with a special screening picked for the audience followed by a panel and audience Q&A with the stars and creators of the series. PaleyFest is open to the public and tickets are currently on sale at PaleyFest.org.
PaleyFest supports the Paley Center’s many education initiatives, including classes, workshops, and programming focused on today’s most pressing social issues and serving students and educators globally. It also supports the continued preservation of the Paley Archive, featuring more than 160,000 historically and culturally significant television and radio programs.
About The Paley Center for Media:
The Paley Center for Media is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that 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 media community. The general public can participate in Paley programs in both New York and Los Angeles that explore and celebrate the creativity, the innovations, the personalities, and the leaders who are shaping media. The public can also access the Paley Center’s permanent media collection, containing over 160,000 television and radio programs and advertisements. 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.