Paley Sets Talent for Fall Preview Bash

Patricia Heaton, David S. Goyer, Glenn Gordon Caron, Joel McHale, CCH Pounder, Bill Lawrence and Steve Levitan are among the big names who’ve been booked for the Paley Center for Media’s upcoming fall preview parties.   "The PaleyFest: Fall TV Preview Parties presented by TV Guide Magazine" are set to take place between Sept. 9 […]

Last Updated: August 27, 2009 @ 11:13 AM

Patricia Heaton, David S. Goyer, Glenn Gordon Caron, Joel McHale, CCH Pounder, Bill Lawrence and Steve Levitan are among the big names who’ve been booked for the Paley Center for Media’s upcoming fall preview parties.

 

"The PaleyFest: Fall TV Preview Parties presented by TV Guide Magazine" are set to take place between Sept. 9 and 15 and will feature screenings of network pilots and panel discussions with cast members and creatives from various shows. Paley announced the event earlier this month but is just now confirming talent.

 

Each network gets its own night to show off its wares, with the parties beginning at 6 p.m. each night and Q&As slated for 7 p.m. Screenings will be held in multiple locations in the Paley Center.

 

Here’s the current night -by -night lineup:

 

Wednesday, September 9: Fox, with episodes of "Glee," "The Cleveland Show," and "Brothers."

 

In Person: Rich Appel ("The Cleveland Show"), Dante Di Loreto ("Glee"), Mike Henry ("The Cleveland Show:), Lea Michele ("Glee"), Daryl ‘Chill’ Mitchell ("Brothers"), Cory Monteith ("Glee"), CCH Pounder ("Brothers"), Kevin Michael Richardson ("The Cleveland Show"), Michael Strahan ("Brothers"), and Carl Weathers ("Brothers").

 

Thursday, September 10: NBC, with episodes of "Community," "Trauma," and "Mercy."

 

In Person: Joel McHale, with additional cast and creative team from "Community."

 

Friday, September 11: CBS, with episodes of "Accidentally on Purpose," "The Good Wife," "Medium," and "Three Rivers."

 

In Person: Patricia Arquette, Glenn Gordon Caron, David Cubitt, Maria Lark, Miguel Sandoval, Sofia Vassilieva, Jake Weber with additional cast and creative team from "Medium."

 

Monday, September 14: The CW, with episodes of "Melrose Place" and "The Vampire Diaries." No talent confirmed yet.

 

Tuesday, September 15: ABC, with episodes of "Hank," "The Middle," "Flash Forward," "Modern Family" and "Cougar Town."

 

In Person: Julie Bowen ("Modern Family"), Ty Burrell ("Modern Family"), David S. Goyer ("Flash Forward"), Patricia Heaton ("The Middle"), Bill Lawrence ("Cougar Town"), Steven Levitan ("Modern Family"), Busy Philipps ("Cougar Town"), Sonya Walger ("Flash Forward"), with additional panelists to be announced.