First Virtual PaleyFest LA

The Paley Center For Media announced today that this year they’re going to hold the first ever virtual PaleyFest LA. Selections in this years lineup include: Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings, Justin Bieber: Seasons, Late Night with Seth Meyers, Ozark, Queer Eye, and more. All of the programs can be viewed through the Paley Center’s YouTube channel.

The official sponsor for the festival is Citi, this gives Citi cardholders access to all of the programs first beginning on August 7, and the rest of the content going public on August 10. Citi cardholders will also have access to exclusive events that the general public will not including a special event with the Cast and Cocreators of Schitt’s Creek.

The Paley Center for Media is a nonprofit organization that uses it’s close relationships with the media community to raise discussions about the cultural, creative and social significance of television, radio, and emerging platforms. The general public can participate in Paley programs in both New York and Los Angeles. Previously known as The Museum of Television & Radio, the Paley Center was founded in 1975 by William S. Paley, an important leader in the industry.

“PaleyFest LA has been the premier television festival in the country for more than thirty-five years, and, we’re so pleased to bring this best-in-class festival to millions of fans virtually for the first time through our Paley YouTube channel,” said Maureen J. Reidy, the Paley Center’s President & CEO. “We look forward to presenting this incredible lineup of programs featuring the shows that make us laugh, take us into a world of mystery, comfort us, and shine a light on pressing social issues. We’re thrilled to welcome back Citi as the official card of PaleyFest and we couldn’t ask for a better partner.” 

The PaleyFest supports many education initiatives including education workshops that serve 100,000 youth annually, the Paley Impact series which features programs centered around today’s most pressing social issues and the role of media in our society, and the continued preservation of the Paley Archive, featuring 160,000 historically significant television and radio programs.

Virtual PaleyFest LA Lineup: 

Dolly Parton & Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings

Dolly Parton, Executive Producer, Sam Haskell, Executive Producer, Kathleen Turner (Miss Mary Shaw), and Ginnifer Goodwin (Genevieve Carson) 

Moderated by Jim Halterman, West Coast Bureau Chief, TV Guide Magazine/TV Insider   

Justin Bieber: Seasons: 

Justin BieberHailey BieberMichael D. Ratner, Director, Scooter Braun, Executive Producer, Allison KayePoo BearJosh GudwinJoe TerminiRyan Good, and Alex Piper  

Moderated by Shirley Halperin, Variety  

Late Night with Seth Meyers

Seth Meyers, Host, Mike Shoemaker, Producer, Alex Baze, Head Writer & Producer, Sal Gentile, Supervising Producer & Closer Look Supervising Writer, Amber Ruffin, Writer, and Jenny Hagel, Writer  

Moderated by Meredith Blake, Los Angeles Times  

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Amy Sherman Palladino, Creator & Executive Producer, Daniel Palladino, Executive Producer, Rachel Brosnahan (Miriam “Midge” Maisel), Alex Borstein (Susie Myerson), Tony Shalhoub (Abe Weissman), Marin Hinkle (Rose Weissman),  Michael Zegen (Joel Maisel), Kevin Pollak (Moishe Maisel), Caroline Aaron (Shirley Maisel), Jane Lynch (Sophie Lennon), Luke Kirby (Lenny Bruce), LeRoy McClain (Shy Baldwin), and  Stephanie Hsu, Mei  

Mrs. America:  

Cate Blanchett (Phyllis Schlafly)Executive Producer, Rose Byrne (Gloria Steinem), Uzo Aduba (Shirley Chisholm), Sarah Paulson (Alice Macray), Margo Martindale (Bella Abzug), Ari Graynor (Brenda Feigen-Fasteau), John Slattery (Fred Schlafly), Dahvi Waller, Creator, Executive Producer, Showrunner, & Writer, Stacey Sher, Executive Producer, Ryan Fleck, Executive Producer & Director, and Coco Francini, Executive Producer   

Moderated by Martha Raddatz, ABC News’ Chief Global Affairs Correspondent   

One Day at a Time:  

Mike Royce, Executive Producer, Brent Miller, Executive Producer, Gloria Calderon Kellett, Executive Producer,   

Justina Machado (Penelope Alvarez), Rita Moreno (Lydia Riera), Isabella Gomez (Elena Alvarez), Marcel Ruiz (Alex Alvarez), Todd Grinnell (Pat Schneider), Stephen Tobolowsky (Dr. Leslie Berkowitz), India de Beaufort (Avery), Sheridan Pierce (Syd), Ed Quinn (Max Ferraro), Raquel Justice (Nora) 

Moderated by Stacey Abrams, Founder, Fair Fight  


Caitriona Balfe (Claire Fraser), Sam Heughan (Jamie Fraser), Sophie Skelton (Brianna Fraser MacKenzie), Richard Rankin (Roger MacKenzie), Diana Gabaldon, Author, Maril Davis, Executive Producer, and Matthew B. Roberts, Executive Producer  

Moderator: Kate Hahn, TV Guide Magazine  


Jason Bateman (Martin ‘Marty’ Byrde), Executive Producer, Laura Linney (Wendy Byrde), Julia Garner (Ruth), 

Janet McTeer (Helen Pierce), Tom Pelphrey (Ben Davis), and Chris Mundy, Executive Producer 

Moderator: Dave Karger, Host, Turner Classic Movies; Special Correspondent, IMDB 

Queer Eye: 

Bobby Berk, Host, Karamo Brown, Host, Tan France, Host, Antoni Porowski, Host, and Jonathan Van Ness, Host  

Moderated by Patrick Gomez, Editor in Chief, A.V. Club  

Members Only Event 

Schitt’s Creek:  

Dan Levy (David Rose), Co-creator & Executive Producer, Eugene Levy (Johnny Rose), Co-creator & Executive Producer,  

Catherine O’Hara (Moira Rose), Consulting Producer, and Annie Murphy (Alexis Rose) 

Moderated by Patrick Gomez, Editor in Chief, A.V. Club  

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Ashling Antolin

Ashling Antolin

Ashling graduated from California State University, Fullerton with a degree in Communications with an emphasis in Journalism. She is especially passionate about entertainment & sports journalism. Her favorite band is Panic! At The Disco, her favorite sports teams are the Dodgers and the Rams, & her favorite social media platforms are Twitter and TikTok. She dreams of one day hosting red carpets for E! Fun fact: her name means "dream" in Gaelic.

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