PaleyWKND will be taking over The Paley Museum and its entire 52nd Street block between 5th and 6th Avenues for an unprecedented weekend of interactive experiences and immersive attractions from over two dozen world-class companies, iconic media brands, and the major sports leagues. The event is free and open to the public. Guests can reserve their free tickets for timed entry or access  link below. Walk-up visitors are welcome, too.

“We are thrilled to announce exciting new additions to PaleyWKND, the ultimate media, sports, gaming, and entertainment festival taking over midtown October 1-2,” said Maureen J. Reidy, President & CEO, The Paley Center for Media. “Our one-of-a-kind activations and experiences will feature an expanding roster of celebrities, premiere screenings, and special podcast recordings. This highly anticipated festival will offer best-in-class programming for our Members and the public with more partner additions and celebrity announcements in the coming weeks. Stay tuned!”


World-Famous Harlem Globetrotters Bring their Unrivaled Skill and Trademark Humor to the 52nd Street Basketball Court

  • Saturday, October 1 at 11 am
  • Come see the stars of Hearst Media Production Group’s new show, Harlem Globetrotters: Play It Forward, premiering on NBC, October 1. Join the pioneers of basketball as they make a special appearance at the basketball court on West 52nd Street to play with fans and show their signature ball handling skills. Paley Members will have the opportunity to take photos with the Globetrotters and receive exclusive Harlem Globetrotter giveaways.


Watch a Live Recording of HBO Max’s Truest Blood Podcast as the Hosts Sink Their Teeth into the Acclaimed HBO Original, True Blood, to Uncover Behind-the-Scene Moments from the Set

  • Saturday, October 1 at 1 pm
  • Fans of the HBO hit series True Blood can join co-stars Deborah Ann Woll (“Jessica Hamby“) and Kristin Bauer (“Pam De Beaufort“) as they record a live episode of the Truest Blood podcast at PaleyWKND. Season two of Truest Blood, the official re-watch podcast for HBO’s original series True Blood, returns Monday, October 3. Fans are invited back to the streets of Bon Temps where Deborah and Kristin break down never-before-shared moments from each episode of the Emmy®-nominated series. Season two guests include Stephen Moyer (“Bill Compton“), Rutina Wesley (“Tara Thornton“), Anna Camp (“Sarah Newlin“), and more.


Come On Down! As Fremantle Brings Host Drew Carey, Announcer George Gray, and Model Devin Goda from The Price Is Right to PaleyWKND!

  • Saturday, October 1 at 4pm
  • Presented by Fremantle, producer of some of the most iconic game shows throughout history: join us for a celebration of 50 years of The Price is Right on CBS, as well as Drew Carey’s 15th season as host.  Drew Carey and the “Come on Down” national tour join PaleyWKND for a celebration of television’s longest running game show. Fans can play iconic games like Plinko and spin the wheel with Drew, George, and Devin.


The Reigning Queen of Telenovelas Kate del Castillo to Welcome Guests at Premiere Screening of Telemundo’s La Reina del Sur

  • Saturday, October 1st at 5 pm
  • Kate del Castillo, star of Telemundo’s hit show La Reina del Sur will make a special appearance and introduce an exclusive preview screening of the acclaimed Super Series’ debut episode of Season 3. This Hispanic Heritage Month event is made possible by Verizon.


Watch the Exclusive Premiere Screening of the AMC/AMC+ series Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire Featuring Members of the Star-Studded Cast at PaleyWKND!

  • Sunday, October 2 at 12 pm
  • Catch a special sneak preview of the first episode of Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire before its premiere on AMC and AMC+ on Sunday, October 2 at 10pm ET, immediately following the debut of the final episodes of The Walking Dead. Tune into AMC+ each week for early access to new episodes of both series. A sensuous, contemporary reinvention of Anne Rice’s revolutionary gothic novel, Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire follows Louis de Pointe du Lac (Jacob Anderson), Lestat de Lioncourt (Sam Reid) and Claudia’s (Bailey Bass) epic story of love, blood, and the perils of immortality, as told to journalist Daniel Molloy (Eric Bogosian).


Emmy Award-Winning Actor Jimmy Smits to Host Premiere Screening of the New CBS Original Series East New York

  • Sunday, October 2 at 1:30 pm and 2 pm
  • Emmy Award-winning actor Jimmy Smits joins PaleyWKND for an in-person, exclusive screening of the new CBS Original series East New York in advance of the show’s premiere Sunday, October 2, on CBS and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+. This Hispanic Heritage Month event is made possible by Verizon.


Formula E Electrifies Fans at PaleyWKND

  • Sunday, October 2 at 2 pm
  • Formula E x PaleyWKND: 200mph electric street racing through iconic cities. This is next gen motorsport as you’ve never seen it before.


TelevisaUnivision’s ViX+ Presents ‘Mirreyes contra Godínez 2: El Retiro‘ (Mirreyes vs. Godinez 2: The Retreat)

  • Sunday, October 2 at 4 pm
  • Fans will enjoy this hilarious sequel to Mirreyes contra Godínez, a blockbuster film considered one of Mexico’s most successful movies in 2019. Things are going well at the company until a tempting offer comes along that puts the team against each other. To solve their problems, they travel to a corporate retreat where they will try to reunite as a team.

Paley WKND

The Paley Museum and its entire 52nd Street block between 5th and 6th Avenues

October 1st -2nd, 2022

Time listed above for all events

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