PaleyFest09 lineup includes 'Pushing Daisies,' 'Battlestar Galactica'
The Paley Center for Media has announced the complete schedule for the 2009 William S. Paley Television Festival.
Joining the previously announced Joss Whedon double-bill of "Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog" and "Dollhouse," plus fan favorites "Fringe" and "True Blood" are hit new shows like "The Mentalist," acclaimed cable favorites like "Big Love" and longer-running network smashes like "Desperate Housewives."
The annual celebration of television will be held from April 10 to 23, 2009, with events taking place at the Cinerama Dome at the ArcLight Cinemas in Hollywood.
The complete lineup (all events at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted):
Friday, April 10 - "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia"
Saturday, April 11 - "90210"
Monday, April 13 - "True Blood"
Tuesday, April 14 - "Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog"
Wednesday, April 15 - "Dollhouse"
Thursday, April 16 - "Big Bang Theory"
Friday, April 17 - "The Mentalist"
Saturday, April 18 - "Desperate Housewives"
Sunday, April 19 (1 p.m.) - Matinee Screening Event - "Pushing Daisies"
Monday, April 20 - "Battlestar Galactica"/"Caprica"
Tuesday, April 21 - "The Hills"
Wednesday, April 22 - "Big Love"
Thursday, April 23 - "Fringe"
Friday, April 24 (6 p.m.) - "Swingtown" at The Paley Center for Media
Note that the PaleyFest09 Premium Festival Pass is available now at ticketweb.com. Starting Wednesday (February 18), three PaleyFest09 Ticket Packages will be announced and available, also at ticketweb.com. Individual tickets will go on sale to Paley Center Members on Thursday, February 26, 2009, and to the general public beginning the following Sunday, March 1, 2009.
1997 | Crime | RSummary: Quentin Tarantino adaptats an Elmore Leonard novel into this story of a few increasingly desperate people scraping to get by.Director: Quentin Tarantino
Cast: Pam Grier, Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Forster
2008 | Science Fiction | PGSummary: Animated series continues the story of Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker as they battle the Emperor Palpatine, Count Dooku and General Grievous, but also takes time to explore other smaller characters in the Star Wars universe.Director: George Lucas (creator)
Cast: Tom Kane, Dee Bradley Baker, Matt Lanter
1995 | Mystery | NRSummary: Denzel Washington plays an out of work WWII vet who takes the wrong job and is soon neck-deep in a mess of politics, murder, and jazz in '40s Los Angeles.Director: Carl Franklin
Cast: Denzel Washington, Tom Sizemore, Jennifer Beals
2013 | Drama | RSummary: Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill have boundless energy in the story of a real-life commodities crook who earned millions through scummy small-time stock trades.Director: Martin Scorsese
Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie
1993 | Sports | PGSummary: Emotionally powerful sports classic featuring Sean Astin as a skinny high school kid with big football dreams and the determination to make his way towards his dream team at Notre Dame.Director: David Anspaugh
Cast: Sean Astin, Jon Favreau, Ned Beatty
2013 | Comedy | NRSummary: Insanely funny comedy show created by Amy Schumer, who stars in brilliantly funny sketches about sex, city living, dating, and friendship.Director: Daniel Powell, Amy Schumer (creators)
Cast: Amy Schumer, Kevin Kane, Mike Houston
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