Aaron Sorkin Will Celebrate 20th Anniversary Of ‘The West Wing’ At PaleyFest NY 2019
PaleyFest NYC—one of the most prominent television events of the year, featuring showcases, reunions and panels for new, classic and upcoming programs—is returning to the city in early October for a two-week festival. And the highlight of this year’s event will be a special look back at The West Wing with none other than loquacious creator Aaron Sorkin.
The festival will take place between October 4th and 15th at The Paley Center For Media in Midtown Manhattan. The 20th Anniversary of The West Wing: A Look Back with Aaron Sorkin kicks off the festival with clips from the show, as well as a Q&A with Sorkin, and possibly more surprises from the show.
As for the rest of the fest: stars from The Walking Dead, including Norman Reedus, will be there; the creators of Robot Chicken will be doing a panel; the cast of Star Trek: Discovery will return again; Michael Douglas will be in the house for The Kominsky Method; Alia Shawkat, John Early and Meredith Hagner will take part in a Search Party (RIP) panel; and there are panels with cast of black-ish and the team behind Dateline NBC.
You can check out all ticketing info here. Check out the lineup below:
- Friday, October 4th: The 20th Anniversary of The West Wing: A Look Back with Aaron Sorkin, 6:30 pm
Featuring: Aaron Sorkin
- Saturday, October 5th: The Walking Dead, 1:00 pm
Featuring: Norman Reedus (Daryl Dixon), Angela Kang (Showrunner and Executive Producer), and additional participants to be announced
- Saturday, October 5th: Robot Chicken, 4:00 pm
Featuring: Seth Green (Various Voices/Creator/Director), Breckin Meyer (Various Voices/Creator/Director), Matthew Senreich (Various Voices/Creator/Director), and additional participants to be announced
- Saturday, October 5th: Star Trek: Discovery, 7:00 pm
Featuring: Sonequa Martin-Green (Michael Burnham), Doug Jones (Saru), Mary Wiseman (Sylvia Tilly), Anthony Rapp (Paul Stamets), Wilson Cruz (Hugh Culber), and David Ajala (Cleveland Booker)
- Monday, October 7th: Search Party, 6:30 pm
Featuring: Alia Shawkat (Dory Sief), John Early (Elliot Gross), and Meredith Hagner (Portia Davenport)
- Friday, October 11th: The Kominsky Method, 6:30 pm
Featuring: Michael Douglas (Sandy Kominsky), Sarah Baker (Mindy Kominsky), Paul Reiser (Martin), and Jane Seymour (Madelyn)
- Sunday, October 13th: black-ish, 3:00 pm
Featuring: Anthony Anderson (Andre “Dre” Johnson), Tracee Ellis Ross (Dr. Rainbow “Bow” Johnson), Marsai Martin (Diane Johnson), Miles Brown (Jack Johnson), and Courtney Lilly (Executive Producer)
- Monday, October 14th: Dateline NBC, 7:00 pm
Featuring: Andrea Canning, Josh Mankiewicz, Keith Morrison, and Dennis Murphy