The Paley Center for Media will be holding its annual Paley Preview Parties from September 5 to September 11 this year, saluting what each of the major networks have to offer TV viewers this fall.
The first night – Wednesday, September 5 – will focus on NBC and the night will begin at 6 PM with the screening of The New Normal at 7 PM followed by a panel with the cast and creative team of the new sitcom.
The panel is expected to include series creator Ryan Murphy, Executive Producers Ali Adler, and Dante Di Loreto as well as cast members Justin Bartha, Andrew Rannells, Georgia King, Bebe Wood and NeNe Leakes.
After that panel has completed, screenings of other news shows are expected to air in the following order: Go On, Revolution, Animal Practice, Chicago Fire and Guys with Kids.
The next night – Thursday, September 6 – will focus on CBS and the night will also begin at 6 PM with the new sitcom Partners screening at 7 PM and the moderated panel for the sitcom taking place at 7:30 PM. The panel is expected to feature series creators David Kohan and Max Mutchnick as well as cast member Michael Urie, David Krumholtz, Sophia Bush and Brandon Routh.
The screenings of the new dramas Elementary, Vegas and Made In Jersey will finish off the night.
A few days later on Saturday, September 8 the day gets started at 4 PM when the party for The CW begins followed by the screening of the new drama Arrow at 5 PM. A panel with the cast and creative team behind Arrow will happen directly after the screening at 5:45. The panel is expected to include cast member Stephen Amell as well as executive producers Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim and Andrew Kreisberg.
The pilot episodes of the new dramas Emily Owens, M.D. and Beauty and the Beast will bring the party to an end.
On Monday, September 10 FOX will take over starting at 5 PM. A panel with members of the cast and creative teams behind Ben and Kate, The Mindy Project and The Mob Doctor will take place at 6 PM. This panel is expected to feature Ben and Kate cast member Dakota Johnson and series creator and executive producer Dana Fox; The Mindy Project cast member Chris Messina and executive producer Matt Warburton as well as The Mob Doctor cast member Jordana Spiro and executive producers Josh Berman and Rob Wright. The screenings of all three shows will follow after the panel.
Closing out the preview parties will be ABC on Tuesday, September 11 starting at 6 PM. The first screening will be for the returning drama Scandal at 7 PM followed by a moderated panel for the series at 7:45 PM. This panel is expected to include cast member Kerry Washington, Tony Goldwyn, Columbus Short, Katie Lowes, Guillermo Diaz, Darby Stanchfield, Jeff Perry, Joshua Malina and Bellamy Young as well as executive producers Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers.
Then screenings of the new comedies Malibu Country and The Neighbors will happen starting at 8:30 followed by panels with cast and the creative teams behind both sitcoms at 9:15. This panel is expected to include Malibu Country cast members Reba McEntire, Lily Tomlin and Sara Rue as well as Executive Producer Kevin Abbott and The Neighbors cast members Lenny Venito and Jami Gertz as well as series creator-executive producer Dan Fogelman
The evening will close with the debut episode of the new drama Nashville at 10 PM.
Please note that the programs and times for each night are subject to change and the line-ups for each moderated panel could be altered based on availability of the talent and crew. And, you can expect coverage here at NiceGirlsTV for each party and my thoughts on the screenings for each network.
Also for those of you unable to take part in each preview party live in person at The Paley Center for Media you can check out their website for livestream presentations of each moderated panel.