Los Angeles' annual PaleyFest is quickly becoming one of the better chances for television fans to see their favorite stars up close in a casual setting. This year's lineup will be particularly of interest to die-hards, as several panels at the two-week-long event represent shows with a cult-like following.
The festival kicks off April 10 with the guys from It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (Danny DeVito, Rob McElhenny, Glenn Howerton, and Kaitlin Olson taking center stage, where they'll discuss the show, show clips, and answer questions.
The events are open to the public with Paley Center members getting first dibs on seats. Tickets go on sale to non-members March 1. There are also several (pricey) package deals on sale now that include tickets to after parties.
The 2009 PaleyFest schedule is as follows:
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
In Person: Danny DeVito, Rob McElhenny, Glenn Howerton, and Kaitlin Olson
In Person: To be announced
In Person: Alan Ball, Ryan Kwanten, Stephen Moyer, Anna Paquin, Sam Trammell, and Rutina Wesley
Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog
In Person: Felicia Day, Nathan Fillion, Jed Whedon, Joss Whedon, Zack Whedon
In Person: Joss Whedon, Eliza Dushku, Enver Gjoka, Fran Kranz, Dichen Lachman, Harry Lennix, Tahmoh Penikett, and Olivia Williams
The Big Bang Theory
In Person: Kaley Cuoco, Johnny Galecki, and Jim Parsons. More TBA.
In Person: Simon Baker, Bruno Heller, Tim Kang, Chris Long, Amanda Righetti, Robin Tunney, and Owain Yeoman.
In Person: TBA
Unaired Pushing Daisies with Bryan Fuller
Creator Bryan Fuller will screen the three unaired episodes of Pushing Daisies
In Person: David Eick and Ronald D. Moore. More panelists TBA.
In Person: Tony DiSanto, Adam DiVello, Liz Gateley, Heidi Montag, Audrina Patridge, and Spencer Pratt
In Person: Ginnifer Goodwin, Bill Paxton, Chloe Sevigny, Harry Dean Stanton, and Jeanne Tripplehorn
In Person: Joshua Jackson, John Noble, Lance Reddick, Anna Torv. Additional panelists TBA.
In Person: Mike Kelley and Alan Poul. This will also serve as the festival's closing night.
For more information, visit the Paley Center's official Web site.