2008 PaleyFest Event Lineup

Pushing Daisies Photo
The 25th Annual William S. Paley Television Festival will take place March 14 to 27, 2008, at a new location: the historic Cinerama Dome at the ArcLight in Hollywood, CA.

PALEYFEST is an extraordinary interactive pop culture event, connecting fans with the casts and creators of their favorite series as well as the icons who have changed or are changing the face of media. Named for William S. Paley, founder of both the Center and CBS, PALEYFEST continues its twenty-five-year tradition of celebrating the collaborative creativity behind making great entertainment content—from the genesis of an idea to that vital connection with audiences the world over.

March 14 | Friday | 7:00 pm
Elvis '68 Comeback Special 40th Anniversary

In Person:

Steve Binder, Prod./Dir.
Bones Howe, Prod.
Priscilla Presley
Additional panelists to be announced.

March 15 | Saturday | 7:00 pm
Pushing Daisies

In Person:

Kristin Chenoweth, "Olive Snook"
Bruce Cohen, Exec. Prod.
Bryan Fuller, Creator/Exec. Prod.
Dan Jinks, Exec. Prod.
Swoosie Kurtz, "Lily Charles"
Peter Ocko, Coexec. Prod.
Lee Pace, "Ned"
Barry Sonnenfeld, Exec. Prod.
Additional panelists to be announced.

March 17 | Monday | 7:00 pm
The Comedy World of Judd Apatow & Friends

In Person:

Judd Apatow
Additional panelists to be announced.

March 18 | Tuesday | 7:00 pm

In Person:

Adam Baldwin, "John Casey"
Chris Fedak, Cocreator/Exec. Prod.
Joshua Gomez, "Morgan Grimes"
Scott Krinsky, "Jeff"
Sarah Lancaster, "Ellie Bartowski"
Mark Christopher Lawrence, "Big Mike"
Zachary Levi, "Chuck Bartowski"
Julie Ling, "Anna"
McG, Exec. Prod.
Ryan McPartlin, "Captain Awesome"
Vik Sahay, "Lester"
Josh Schwartz, Cocreator/Exec. Prod.
Yvonne Strahovski, "Sarah Walker"

March 19 | Wednesday | 7:00 pm
Friday Night Lights

In Person:

Zach Gilford, "Matt Saracen"
Jason Katims, Exec. Prod.
Jesse Plemmons, "Landry Clarke"
Jeffrey Reiner, Exec. Prod.
Aimee Teegarden, "Julie Taylor"
Additional panelists to be announced.

March 20 | Thursday | 7:00 pm
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Reunion

In Person:
Amber Benson, "Tara Maclay"
Nicholas Brendon, "Xander Harris"
Emma Caulfield, "Anya"
Eliza Dushku, "Faith"
Sarah Michelle Gellar, "Buffy Summers"
Seth Green, "Oz"
James Marsters, "Spike"
Michelle Trachtenberg, "Dawn Summers"
Joss Whedon, Creator
Additional panelists to be announced.

March 21 | Friday | 7:00 pm
Dancing with the Stars

In Person:
Tom Bergeron, Cohost
Samantha Harris, Cohost
Additional panelists to be announced.

March 22 | Saturday | 7:00 pm
Gossip Girl

In Person:

Penn Badgley, "Dan Humphrey"
Chace Crawford, "Nate Archibald"
Amy Kaufman, Prod.
Bob Levy, Exec. Prod.
Blake Lively, "Serena van der Woodsen"
Leighton Meester, "Blair Waldorf"
Taylor Momsen, "Jenny Humphrey"
Kelly Rutherford, "Lily van der Woodsen"
Stephanie Savage, Cocreator/Exec. Prod.
Josh Schwartz, Cocreator/Exec. Prod.
Matthew Settle, "Rufus Humphrey"
Jessica Szhor, "Vanessa Abrams"
Ed Westwick, "Chuck Bass"
Cecily von Ziegesar, Author, Gossip Girl books

March 24 | Monday | 7:00 pm

In Person:

Noah Bean, "David Connor"
Rose Byrne, "Ellen Parsons"
Glenn Close, "Patty Hewes"
Ted Danson, "Arthur Frobisher"
Tate Donovan, "Tom Shayes"
Anastasia Griffith, "Katie Connor"
Zeljko Ivanek, "Ray Fiske"
Glenn Kessler, Cocreator/Exec. Prod.
Todd A. Kessler, Cocreator/Exec. Prod.
Daniel Zelman, Cocreator/Exec. Prod.

March 25 | Tuesday | 7:00 pm
Dirty Sexy Money

In Person:

Greg Berlanti, Exec. Prod.
Craig Wright, Exec. Prod.
With the Cast and Creative Team
of Dirty Sexy Money

March 26 | Wednesday | 7:00 pm
Series Premiere: Tracey Ullman's State of the Union

In Person:

Troy Miller, Exec. Prod./Dir.
Gail Parent, Exec. Prod.
Tracey Ullman, Creator
Bruce Wagner, Exec. Prod.

March 27 | Thursday | 7:00 pm
Mad Men

In Person:

Matthew Weiner, Creator/Exec. Prod.
With the Cast of Mad Men