First Round of Talent for PALEYFEST 2018 Announced!

The first round of talent attending the 35th Anniversary of the Paley Fest in LA (to be held, once again, as the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood) was officially announced this afternoon!  Who is getting excited?  What nights are you attending? 

Don’t forget: This year’s event kicks off with an evening with Barbra Streisand and wraps it up with STRANGER THINGS.

The line up is as follows, and always subject to change (all times Pacific):

  • 3/16, 7:30PM: An Evening with Barbra Streisand
    • Barbra Streisand attending
  • 3/17, 2:00PM: THE ORVILLE
    • Scheduled to attend: Seth MacFarlane/Creator & Executive Producer; “Ed Mercer”, Adrianne Palicki/”Kelly Grayson”, Scott Grimes/”Gordon Malloy”, Penny Johnson Jerald/”Dr. Claire Finn”, Halston Sage/”Alara Kitan”, Peter Macon/”Bortus”, J. Lee/”John LaMarr”, Mark Jackson/”Isaac”, Chad L. Coleman/”Klyden”, David A. Goodman/Executive Producer, Jason Clark/Executive Producer
  • 3/17, 7:00PM: WILL & GRACE
    • Scheduled to attend: Eric McCormack/”Will Truman”, Debra Messing/”Grace Adler”, Sean Hayes/”Jack McFarland”, Megan Mullally/”Karen Walker “, David Kohan/Creator & Executive Producer, Max Mutchnick/Creator & Executive Producer
  • 3/18, 2:00PM: THE HANDMAID’S TALE
    • Scheduled to attend: Elisabeth Moss/”Offred”, Joseph Fiennes/”Commander Waterford”, Yvonne Strahovski/”Serena Joy”, Samira Wiley/”Moira”, Alexis Bledel/”Ofglen”, Max Minghella/”Nick”, Madeline Brewer/”Janine”, Ann Dowd/”Aunt Lydia”, O-T Fagbenle/”Luke”, Amanda Brugel/”Rita”, Bruce Miller/Creator/Showrunner/Executive Producer, Warren Littlefield/Executive Producer
  • 3/18, 7:00PM: SILICON VALLEY
    • Scheduled to attend: Thomas Middleditch/”Richard”, Kumail Nanjiani/”Dinesh”, Martin Starr/”Gilfoyle”, Zach Woods/”Jared”, Amanda Crew/”Monica”, Mike Judge/Co-Creator/Showrunner/Executive Producer, Alec Berg/Showrunner/Executive Producer
  • 3/20, 6:45PM: SUPERNATURAL
    • Scheduled to attend: Jared Padalecki/”Sam Winchester”, Jensen Ackles/”Dean Winchester”, Misha Collins/”Castiel”, Mark Pellegrino/”Lucifer”, Alexander Calvert/”Jack”, Robert Singer/Executive Producer, Andrew Dabb/Executive Producer, Eugenie Ross-Leming/Executive Producer, Brad Buckner/Executive Producer
    • Scheduled to attend:
      • The Big Bang Theory: Johnny Galecki/”Leonard Hofstadter”, Jim Parsons/”Sheldon Cooper”, Kaley Cuoco/”Penny”, Simon Helberg/”Howard Wolowitz”, Kunal Nayyar/”Rajesh Koothrappali”, Mayim Bialik/”Amy Farrah Fowler”, Melissa Rauch/”Bernadette Rostenkowski-Wolowitz”, Chuck Lorre/Executive Producer, Steven Molaro/Executive Producer, Steve Holland/Executive Producer, Bill Prady/Executive Producer
      • Young Sheldon: Iain Armitage/”Sheldon”, Zoe Perry/”Mary”, Lance Barber/”George Sr.”, Annie Potts/”Meemaw”, Montana Jordan/”Georgie”, Raegan Revord/”Missy”, Chuck Lorre/Executive Producer, Steven Molaro/Executive Producer, Jim Parsons/Executive Producer 
  • 3/22, 7:30PM: THE GOOD DOCTOR
    • Scheduled to attend: Freddie Highmore/”Dr. Shaun Murphy”, Nicholas Gonzalez/”Dr. Neil Melendez”, Hill Harper/”Dr. Marcus Andrews”, Richard Schiff/”Dr. Aaron Glassman”, Tamlyn Tomita/”Allegra Aoki”, David Shore/Executive Producer, Daniel Dae Kim/Executive Producer, plus more scheduled to be announced
  • 3/24, 2:00PM: MOM
    • Scheduled to attend: Anna Faris/”Christy”, Allison Janney/”Bonnie”, Jaime Pressly/”Jill”, Mimi Kennedy/”Marjorie”, Beth Hall/”Wendy”
  • 3/24, 7:00PM: QUEEN SUGAR
    • Scheduled to attend: Rutina Wesley/”Nova Bordelon”, Dawn-Lyen Gardner/”Charley Bordelon West”, Kofi Siriboe/”Ralph Angel Bordelon”, Ava DuVernay/Creator and Executive Producer, Kat Candler/Executive Producer, plus additional guests to be announced
  • 3/25, 2:00PM: RIVERDALE
    • Scheduled to attend: KJ Apa/”Archie Andrews”, Lili Reinhart/”Betty Cooper”, Camila Mendes/”Veronica Lodge”, Cole Sprouse/”Jughead Jones”, Madelaine Petsch/”Cheryl Blossom”, Marisol Nichols/”Hermione Lodge”, Mӓdchen Amick/”Alice Cooper”, Luke Perry/”Fred Andrews”, Ashleigh Murray/”Josie McCoy”, Casey Cott/”Kevin Keller”, Skeet Ulrich/”FP Jones”, Greg Berlanti/Executive Producer, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa/Executive Producer, Sarah Schechter/Executive Producer, Jon Goldwater/Executive Producer
  • 3/25, 7:00PM: STRANGER THINGS
    • Scheduled attendees to be announced on February 20

Ticket Pricing and additional info about what’s included is available on the Paley Fest website here. You can also download the Paley App at

Individual Tickets:
$30 to $72 for Paley Members
$40 to $90 for General Public

Studio Passes:
$205 for Paley Members
$240 for General Public

Showrunner Passes:
$1,275 for Paley Members
$1,499 for General Public

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