Paley Center Events: World Cup; Seinfeld & Letterman; Crosby, Stills & Nash

Comment Off 39 Views
The Paley Center for Media


Can’t make it to Brazil? No worries: The Paley Center joins soccer fans from around the planet to enjoy the excitement and drama of thirty-two nations competing in the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ Brazil. Through partnerships with ESPN and ABC, the Paley Center will be screening the games live on the big screen in both New York and Los Angeles, beginning with the opening match (host country Brazil versus Croatia) on Thursday, June 12, and ending with the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ Title Match on Sunday, July 13. There’s no better way to enjoy the World Cup experience than with fellow fans.

Thursday, June 12 to Sunday, July 13, 2014
Admission is free and open to the public.

A Celebration of Mary Rodgers    

Saturday, July 19; 2:00 pm

In Person: Ted Chapin, Martin Charnin, Bill Rudman

As part of the New York Musical Theatre Festival, the Paley Center pays tribute to Broadway composer Mary Rodgers, who wrote the music for musicals including Once Upon a Mattress (1959), Hot Spot (1963), and The Madwoman of Central Park West (1979), and contributed songs to the Broadway show Working (1978) and the 1970s record album and TV special Free to Be… You and Me. The celebration will include screenings of the 1964 telecast of Once Upon a Mattress and the “lost” 1961 television musical Feathertop, plus an expert discussion of her work.

FREE for Paley Center Members; Included with general admission
($10 for adults; $8 for students and senior citizens; $5 for children under fourteen)
No advance ticketing, purchase at door.
Become a Member: Join us online or contact Membership at 212.621.6780.
Crosby, Stills & Nash:
Forty-Five Years Gone & Still Carrying On

Monday, July 7 at 7:00 pm

In Person: David Crosby, Stephen Stills, Graham Nash

The Paley Center welcomes acclaimed artists and activists David Crosby, Stephen Stills, and Graham Nash to the stage as they celebrate their legendary 1974 tour. We will screen restored concert footage they are releasing in an audio box set as well as rare material from the Paley Center’s collection of the musicians before they formed the trio in 1969. The group will discuss the mood of the country forty years ago as a president was about to resign and talk about how contemporary issues inform their recent music projects.

Our events often sell out to Members.  
Become a Member so you can take advantage of advance ticket sales! 
Join us online or contact Membership at 212.621.6780.

Paley Supporting and Patron Members: 

Tickets on Sale Now 

Paley General Members: On Sale Thursday, June 5 at noon ET. 
General Public: On Sale Friday, June 6 at noon ET.

Tickets Still Available

Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at 6:30 pm

Preview of the documentary on Internet visionary Aaron Swartz, followed by a panel of activists and scholars examining Aaron’s legacy and the crucial issues surrounding free speech in the digital age. In Person: Brian Knappenberger, Director; Christopher Soghoian, ACLU; Jane Hamsher,; Tim Wu, Columbia Law School   

Pictures & Video

Paley Center Members enjoy a wide variety of opportunities–such as advance ticket purchase for Paley events, special receptions, and much, much more–and help make possible The Paley Center for Media’s important work. 


To become a Member please click here.

To provide general support please click here.  

The Paley Center for Media

June Is a BLOCKBUSTER Talent Month

Paley Center live streams keep you connected with the biggest stars having the most engaging conversations about their work on the Paley stage. Join in the conversation with #PaleyLive. 
The Paley Center for Media

June 4  

Unique Double Feature  TONIGHT

From NY: Neil deGrasse Tyson & COSMOS team on how they used digital technology to expand Carl Sagan’s original vision More Info 


From LA: Howard Hesseman, Loni Anderson, Tim Reid, and Jan Smithers gather for a reunion of WKRP in Cincinnati More Info 

June 5   

From NY: Ricky Gervais on the second season of his bittersweet comedy Derek, in conversation with Joy Behar More Info

June 9  Comedy Gold Double Header

From NY: Jerry Seinfeld discusses Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee with David Letterman More Info


From LA: Keegan-Michael Key & Jordan Peele in conversation with Patton Oswalt about their sketch comedy series, Key & Peele, which recently won a Peabody Award More Info

June 19   

From LA: Angie Dickinson, Emily Deschanel, S. Epatha Merkerson, Holly Robinson Peete, Poppy Montgomery, Marin Ireland, Tony Goldwyn on the evolution of the TV crime drama heroine More Info 

June 24   

From LA: Diane Kruger, Demian Bichir, Matthew Lillard, Ted Levine, Emily Rios, Elwood Reid on the FX series, The Bridge, which also recently won a Peabody Award More Info 


* Go to watch the events stream live.
* Download the PaleyApp to watch on the go.


Pictures & Video

The Paley Center for Media Board names Maureen J. Reidy as president and CEO; former president and CEO Pat Mitchell named executive vice chair.

“There is no better person to lead the Paley Center than Maureen Reidy, and after an extensive nationwide search we were so pleased to select our new president & CEO from within the Paley Center family,” said Frank A. Bennack, Jr., executive vice chairman of Hearst Corporation and chairman of the Paley Center Board.

“Having worked with Maureen for the past year, I know that she is absolutely the right leader at the right time for the Paley Center,” said Ms. Mitchell.

Pictures & Video

On May 28, Paley Center President/CEO Maureen J. Reidy and Chairman Frank A. Bennack, Jr., celebrated the 35th anniversary of ESPN and awarded the 2014 New York Paley Prize for Innovation & Excellence to George Bodenheimer and John Skipper. ESPN personalities Robin Roberts, Bob Ley, Chris Berman, Linda Cohn, Keith Olbermann, John Saunders, Michelle Beadle, and Mike & Mike Hosts Mike Golic and Mike Greenberg all participated in the festivities. See more photos on our Tumblr.

Follow us on Instagram for behind-the-scenes pictures and video for all Paley Center activities.


Follow us on Tumblr for great shots of all our events.  


Photos (left): Maureen J. Reidy, Frank A. Bennack, Jr., George Bodenheimer, John Skipper; (right): Chris Berman, Mike Greenberg, Michelle Beadle, Mike Golic, Maureen J. Reidy, Frank A. Bennack, Jr., Keith Olbermann, Bob Ley, John Saunders, Stuart Scott, George Bodenheimer, John Skipper 



Batman at 75: A panel of Bat-experts convened to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Batman. Batman film producer Michael Uslan: “Batman’s greatest superpower, I will always contend, is his humanity.” Watch Video

Ken Burns and Beau Willimon: Creator of Netfix’s House of Cards Beau Willimon talked to documentary filmmaker Ken Burns about politics in reality and fiction. Ken Burns: “It’s a huge Shakespearean drama with the Roosevelts and certainly that’s true of the Underwoods as well.”  Watch Video     


Subscribe to our YouTube channel to know when new clips have been posted.    

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

About the author

Free Newsletter Updated Daily