Hollywood, Calif. – The legendary Barbra Streisand will be honored during the Paley Center for Media’s 35th Anniversary lineup kicking off on March 16. Streisand will take part in a special conversation which will include clips highlighting her iconic work in television.
Barbra Streisand Opens PaleyFest 2018
The Paley Center for Media has announced its full lineup for the festival, which will run March 16-25 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.
Streisand will be honored with an Icon Tribute on opening night, taking part in a conversation illuminating her groundbreaking work in TV, including several Emmy-winning specials.
The rest of the lineup is packed with hit shows: The Orville (March 17), Will & Grace(March 17), The Handmaid’s Tale (March 18), Silicon Valley (March 18), Supernatural(March 20), The Big Bang Theory and Young Sheldon (March 21), The Good Doctor(March 22), Mom (March 24), Queen Sugar (March 24), Riverdale (March 25), and Stranger Things (March 25).
Maureen J. Reidy, the Paley Center’s president and CEO, said in a statement that the festival will feature “the very best that television has to offer including Emmy Award-winning comedies and dramas, intriguing sci-fi mysteries, and the acclaimed revival of one of television’s most beloved shows.”
The Paley Center was founded in 1975 by the late William Paley, who also founded CBS. The annual PaleyFest benefits the center’s efforts toward the preservation and archival digitization of the history of television and radio media across cultures and communities.
Tickets for the general public go on sale Jan. 12. More information can be found on the Paley Center website.
See below for the full PaleyFest LA 2018 schedule:
March 16: PaleyFest Icon Tribute to Barbra Streisand (7:30pm)
March 17: FOX’s “The Orville”
March 17: NBC’s “Will & Grace”
March 18: Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale”
March 18: HBO’s “Silicon Valley”
March 20: The CW’s “Supernatural”
March 21: CBS’s “The Big Bang Theory” and “Young Sheldon”
March 22: ABC’s “The Good Doctor”
March 24: CBS’s “Mom”
March 24: OWN’s “Queen Sugar”
March 25: The CW’s “Riverdale”
March 25: Netflix’s “Stranger Things”