THE PALEY CENTER FOR MEDIA ANNOUNCES LIVESTREAM PARTNERSHIP FOR 30TH ANNUAL PALEYFEST
Livestream to Provide Live Coverage of Series Honored at This Year's Festival
Beverly Hills, CA, February 26, 2013 - The Paley Center for Media announced today that it will partner with Livestream for the second consecutive year to provide live streaming of the following series to be honored at the 30th Annual PaleyFest, which takes place March 1-15, 2013 at the Saban Theatre: Revolution, Once Upon a Time, The Newsroom, Community, The New Normal, Parenthood, The Mindy Project, Nashville, Arrow, Dallas, New Girl, 2 Broke Girls and American Horror Story: Asylum.
"Live streaming our PaleyFest events is an exciting example of our commitment to connect the global community of television fans and industry leaders with the casts and creative teams behind the outstanding programming being honored this year," said Pat Mitchell, president and CEO, The Paley Center for Media. "Partnering with Livestream will allow us, once again, to engage audiences worldwide and provide them with the opportunity to access and experience the ultimate TV fan festival."
"We're thrilled to be teaming up with the PaleyFest for the second year in a row, to connect television fans around the world in real-time," said Max Haot, co-founder and CEO of Livestream. "Now, entertainment lovers everywhere can tune in to a broadcast-quality, ad-free stream and connect with the stars via our live video, photo, text and chat updates."
Additionally, NCM(R) Fathom Events and The Paley Center for Media will present "PaleyFest Featuring 'The Walking Dead,'" on Thursday, March 7 and "PaleyFest Featuring "PaleyFest Featuring 'The Big Bang Theory,'" on Wednesday, March 13 in select movie theaters nationwide.
The following panels will be streamed live as they unfold at the Saban Theatre:
· Saturday, March 2: Revolution (Live streaming begins at 7:30 PT / 10:30 ET)
· Sunday, March 3: Once Upon A Time (Live streaming begins at 1:30 PT / 4:30 ET)
· Sunday, March 3: The Newsroom (Live streaming begins at 7:30 PT / 10:30 ET)
· Tuesday, March 5: Community (Live streaming begins at 7:30 PT / 10:30 ET)
· Wednesday, March 6: The New Normal (Live streaming begins at 7:30 PT / 10:30 ET)
· Thursday, March 7: Parenthood (Live streaming begins at 7:30 PT / 10:30 ET)
· Friday, March 8: The Mindy Project (Live streaming begins at 7:30 PT / 10:30 ET)
· Saturday, March 9: Nashville (Live streaming begins at 1:30 PT / 4:30 ET)
· Saturday, March 9: Arrow (Live streaming begins at 7:30 PT / 10:30 ET)
· Sunday, March 10: Dallas (Live streaming begins at 1:30 PT / 4:30 ET)
· Monday, March 11: New Girl (Live streaming begins at 7:30 PT / 10:30 ET)
· Thursday, March 14: 2 Broke Girls (Live streaming begins at 7:30 PT / 10:30 ET)
· Friday, March 15: Closing Night Presentation: American Horror Story: Asylum (Live streaming begins at 7:30 PT / 10:30 ET)
The PaleyFest Program can be found at http://new.livestream.com/paleyfest. Fans are encouraged to follow the Paley Center on Livestream to be notified when the events are live and join the PaleyFest community free on the web through Livestream's ad-free live video, chat, photo, and text updates or watch on-demand with Livestream's real-time DVR. Fans are invited to follow @paleycenter and #PaleyFest on Twitter for immediate announcements and live tweeting from the events.
Over the past thirty years, PaleyFest has become a destination event for television fans and media enthusiasts who gather each year to connect with the talent, from the stars to the creative teams of the shows, during interactive panel sessions and premiere screenings. The Festival benefits The Paley Center for Media's preservation and archival digitization efforts, and its ongoing mission to explore the significant impact of media on our culture and society through its various public and industry programs, exhibitions and media preservation initiatives.
PaleyFest.org, the Festival's official website, is the official destination for ongoing PaleyFest announcements, content including photos and video clips from Festival events both current and classic, Festival merchandise, and ticket sales. Tickets can be purchased at the festival's official website www.paleyfest.org and via its ticket provider www.ticketweb.com.
PaleyFest is generously underwritten by the William S. Paley Foundation. PaleyFest 2013 sponsors include Hulu Plus as Premier Sponsor and Samsung Galaxy as Signature Sponsor. PaleyFest is also grateful for the continued support of its partners: Los Angeles Times, TV Guide Magazine, LA Weekly, and KROQ, which serve as Media Partners; and American Airlines, the Festival's official Travel Partner.
About The Paley Center for Media:
The Paley Center for Media, with locations in New York and Los Angeles, leads the discussion about the cultural, creative, and social significance of television, radio, and emerging platforms for the professional community and media-interested public. For more information, please visit www.paleycenter.org.
Livestream's mission is to connect people and live events. Livestream offers event owners a complete set of hardware and software tools to share their events with a growing community online. More than 30 million viewers each month watch thousands of live events from customers including The New York Times, Facebook, ESPN, SpaceX and Warner Bros. Records. Founded in 2007, Livestream is headquartered in New York with offices in Los Angeles, Ukraine and India. www.livestream.com.