The Paley Center for Media - Season 2007

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  • ER: 300th Episode Celebration
  • Scrubs: The Farewell Tour (NY)
    Cast members and the creator of Scrubs talk about their emotional states as the show nears its end and why Sarah Chalke can always cry on cue. Contains Explicit Language.
  • The Simpsons
    The Simpsons
    Episode 20070315
  • Ugly Betty
    Ugly Betty
    Episode 20070312
  • Heroes
    Episode 20070310
  • Prison Break
    Prison Break
    Episode 20070309
  • Nip/Tuck
    Episode 03.08.07
    Julian McMahon tells why being on Nip/Tuck has cut ten years off his life and how producers keep the show edgy. Contains Explicit Language.
  • Dexter
    Episode 03.07.07
    Cast members of Dexter tell if the bloody murder scenes make them "freak out" and why the Moral Majority ignores the show.
  • Brothers and Sisters
    Brothers and Sisters
    Episode 20070305
  • The Office
    The Office
    Episode 20070302
  • American Idol
    American Idol
    Episode 03.01.07
    The other judges and producers of American Idol ponder if Simon Cowell is "their boss" and then discuss the grueling audition process.
  • The Vampire Diaries: Cast & Creators Live at the Paley Center
    The cast talks about vampire makeup, exposed abs, and channeling Cary Grant.This William S. Paley Television Festival live event honors "The Vampire Diaries," a drama series about the comely Elena Gilbert and her love/hate relationship with a pair of handsome, bloodsucking brothers. Craig Tomashoff (executive editor, TV Guide magazine) moderates the following panelists: executive producers Kevin Williamson, Bob Levy, and Julie Plec; and cast members Paul Wesley (Stefan Salvatore), Nina Dobrev (Elena Gilbert/Katherine Pierce), and Ian Somerhalder (Damon Salvatore).Panelists touch on such topics as: Williamson's worries that "Diaries" might appear to be a knockoff of HBO's "True Blood" or the "Twilight" series; the advantages of shooting the series in Georgia; Dobrev's challenge in playing a dual role; and how Somerhalder infuses his character with the spirit of Cary Grant. Questions from the audience then lead to a discussion of the following topics among others: if Wesley gets nervous filming bedroom scenes; Williamson's reflections on his "Dawson's Creek" finale; the secret for mastering "vampire makeup"; and if the amount of "exposed abs" on the series is gratuitous.moreless
  • Seth MacFarlane and Friends: Cast & Creators Live at the Paley Center
    Seth MacFarlane is joined by friends Alex Borstein, Seth Green, and producers from his shows, who offer stories about him and his rep as an equal opportunity offender.This William S. Paley Television Festival live event celebrates producer/director/writer/actor/animator Seth MacFarlane, acknowledging his creation of the animated comedies "Family Guy," "The Cleveland Show," and "American Dad!"Comedian Bill Maher moderates the following panelists: Seth MacFarlane; former "Family Guy" executive producer Daniel Palladino; Hanna-Barbera writer/producer Steve Marmel; executive producers Richard Appel ("The Cleveland Show"), Mike Barker ("American Dad"), and Danny Smith ("Family Guy"); producer Kara Vallow ("Family Guy"/"American Dad!"/"The Cleveland Show"); and "Family Guy" voice actors Seth Green (Chris Griffin) and Alex Borstein (Lois Griffin).Panelists touch on such topics as: embarrassing anecdotes about MacFarlane; the two cancellations and ultimate resurrection of "Family Guy"; MacFarlane's talent for impersonating celebrities like William Shatner; and elements of the shows which offended the panelists.Questions from the audience then lead to a discussion of the following topics among others: MacFarlane's love of Broadway musicals; the popularity of musical moments in the programs; approaching actor Adam West to join the voice cast on "Family Guy"; and the typical cost of an episode for a cable cartoon show.moreless
  • Breaking Bad: Cast & Creators Live at the Paley Center
    Series creator Vince Gilligan and the cast talk about Walt's drug dealing and if the writers have an endgame.This William S. Paley Television Festival live event honors "Breaking Bad," a drama series about a chemistry teacher in Albuquerque who manufactures methamphetamine to support his family after being diagnosed with cancer. David Kronke (TV critic/pop culture writer) moderates the following panelists: series creator/executive producer Vince Gilligan; executive producer Mark Johnson; and cast members Dean Norris (Hank Schrader), Bryan Cranston (Walter White), Anna Gunn (Skyler White), Aaron Paul (Jesse Pinkman), and RJ Mitte (Walter White, Jr.). The panelists touch on such topics as: pitching the show to AMC; script scenes that shocked the cast; moral boundaries explored by the show; if the program has "crossed the line" for some of its original fans; and which major character was saved because of the strike by the Writers Guild of America.Questions from the audience then lead to a discussion of the following topics among others: how long Gilligan thinks the show will run; using virginal New Mexico as a setting for the series; "happy accidents" on the show that made Gilligan consider himself "blessed"; and whether Cranston worried that seven seasons on "Malcolm in the Middle" would restrict him to comedies.moreless
  • Cougar Town
    Cougar Town
    Episode 20070101
    Courteney Cox talks about the show's commentary on life after divorce.This William S. Paley Television Festival live event honors Cougar Town, a comedy series about a recently divorced woman who re-enters the dating pool while dealing with her teen-aged son and friends. John Griffiths (TV critic, Us Weekly) moderates the following panelists: series creators/executive producers Bill Lawrence and Kevin Biegel; executive producer/cast member Courteney Cox (Jules Cobb); and cast members Brian Van Holt (Bobby Cobb), Ian Gomez (Andy Torres), Christa Miller (Ellie Torres), Josh Hopkins (Grayson Ellis), and Dan Byrd (Travis Cobb). The panelists touch on such topics as: if Cox had fears about playing a character in her forties; finding a balance between family-based humor and "naughty" jokes; and how sitcoms have changed since Friends went off the air in 2004.Questions from the audience then lead to a discussion of the following topics among others: if the show sends a positive message to older, divorced women and if Cox thinks her personality is more like Jules or Monica Geller (from Friends).moreless