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Eva Longoria Nails Why Representation Matters In Powerful Speech

The Huffington Post | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 10.31.2016 | Latino Voices

Media influencers and icons came together for The Paley Center for Media’s Tribute to Hispanics in Television on Monday. The star-studded affair ce...


Andrew Cristi | Posted 06.02.2016 | Entertainment
Andrew Cristi

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 23, 2016: (From L to R) UnREAL Showrunner Carol Barbee, stars Craig Bierko, Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman, Constance Zimmer, Shiri Appleby...

Bob Odenkirk On The Future Of 'Better Call Saul'

The Huffington Post | Lauren Moraski | Posted 03.04.2016 | Entertainment

Jimmy McGill is at it again. The small-time attorney and lead character of AMC's "Better Call Saul" is back for Season 2 of the hit show and "Breaking...

Paley Center Honors Quincy Jones, Diahann Carroll At Black Television Tribute

The Los Angeles Times | Brennan Williams | Posted 10.28.2015 | Black Voices

In what seems to be a historic year for diversity on television, increasing the number of people of color in Hollywood continues to be at the center o...

Paley Center To Honor African-Americans On TV With Ava DuVernay, Quincy Jones, More

Variety | Brennan Williams | Posted 10.01.2015 | Black Voices

The Paley Center for Media has announced details for its Hollywood Tribute to African-American Achievements in Television, which will pay homage to no...

The World's Greatest Typewriter Collection, Now on View in Los Angeles

Karin E. Baker | Posted 09.04.2016 | Los Angeles
Karin E. Baker

While computers have undeniably revolutionized the way people write, the typewriter remains a marvel-worthy object. Whether you appreciate their histo...

How to Engineer a Lady MacGyver

Samara Bay | Posted 07.30.2016 | Impact
Samara Bay

Hollywood's quintessential TV show engineer - who was somehow both an 80's everyman complete with feathered haircut and also an action hero possessed of a profound understanding of the pure sciences - was Angus MacGyver.

PHOTOS: The Paley Center Tribute To African-American Achievements

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 05.18.2015 | Black Voices

The Paley Center for Media hosted a star-studded event Thursday evening celebrating the 35th anniversary of BET's launch, as well as the groundbreakin...

Influential African-Americans To Be Celebrated For Achievements In Television

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 04.27.2015 | Black Voices

In celebration of the ever-growing diversity in television, The Paley Center for Media will pay homage to the various achievements of African-American...

How Jerry Seinfeld Defied the Odds and Won the Internet

Danny Groner | Posted 08.10.2014 | Comedy
Danny Groner

When Jerry Seinfeld was shopping around "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" as an online miniseries, he says he was told by digital experts that there's no way audiences would go for it if episodes were more than five minutes each.

'I Was Really Lucky Because I Went To An All-Girl School'

Posted 10.08.2013 | Women

How did Kerry Washington learn to value her intelligence over her looks? By attending an all-girls school. The "Scandal" actress opened up abou...

Young Louis C.K. Talks Writing For Conan

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 10.15.2013 | Comedy

Louis C.K. got one of his first major breaks as a writer for "Late Night with Conan O'Brien," and in this interview recently unearthed by the Paley Ce...

Mel Brooks and Friends Make a Noise at the Paley

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 07.20.2013 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

On Thursday night, the 9th of May, 2013, as a rainbow descended into Hollywood and a cotton-candy sunset filled the firmament of Beverly Hills, the Paley Center for Media L.A. celebrated a humor deity: the one and only Mel Brooks.

Top Ten Takeaways on Innovation From TEDx Women

Joan Michelson | Posted 02.10.2013 | Women
Joan Michelson

This TED conference was an exhilarating exercise in thinking differently -- asking new questions, hearing answers to questions you didn't know you had, exploring new possibilities. That is what innovation is all about.

Ross Luippold

Janeane Garofalo Forgot She Was Married For 20 Years | Ross Luippold | Posted 11.13.2012 | Comedy

NEW YORK -- Perhaps the single best decision made before Saturday evening's reunion of "The Ben Stiller Show" cast at the Paley Center for Media on Sa...

The Faithful Shopper: Mad for Museums, Part II

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 09.25.2012 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Here are more of my favorite places to find unique gifts, home décor and more, at some of the unique and amazing sites in New York City.

The Secrets of Powerful Women

Monika Mitchell | Posted 07.01.2012 | Women
Monika Mitchell

Do you see yourself as forceful, controlling and competitive? Or powerful, capable and driven? Words matter, beliefs matter. Take care what you say; it shapes the way you think.

Skoll Lesson Five: Transmedia Storytelling Is a Key Skill for People Who Want to Change the World

Pat Mitchell | Posted 06.16.2012 | Impact
Pat Mitchell

There are epic, inspiring experiences of always bold, sometimes outrageous, entrepreneurs in remote and difficult places throughout the world, and these are stories optimally shared across many platforms.

Hitting a Home Run at the Oscars -- Past and Present

Pat Mitchell | Posted 04.18.2012 | Media
Pat Mitchell

In 1995, I was heading up the documentary division of Turner Broadcasting. One of the docs that I commissioned and executive produced was nominated for an Oscar and I attended with Hank Aaron and his wife...

WATCH: Glenn Close Talks Career And The Female Characters She's Loved

The Huffington Post | Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 03.20.2012 | Women

What do Glenn Close, Marlo Thomas, Jane Fonda and other incredibly accomplished women think about their successes and failures? What fascinates them? ...

Women Without Borders: "Include, Involve, Invest"

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 02.07.2012 | Impact
Marcia G. Yerman

Women Without Borders is an international organization that works to research, advocate and lobby globally for women. Last month they co-sponsored an evening at The Paley Center for Media, featuring a panel examining the role of women as peacemakers.

Gloria Steinem Talks Women's Progress, Aging Well At TEDxWomen

Posted 12.02.2011 | Fifty

Feminist icon Gloria Steinem, author, activist and co-founder of Ms. Magazine, sat down with the Huffington Post’s Amanda Fairbanks in New York to d...

Can Mothers Stop Terrorism?

Pat Mitchell | Posted 01.11.2012 | Media
Pat Mitchell

In the face of violence, and the anemic response from too many governments, new visionaries are stepping forward to seek a more peaceful way. Dr. Edit Schlaffer, the founder of Women without Borders, is one of them.

Katla McGlynn

The Onion News Network To Reveal All Its Secrets | Katla McGlynn | Posted 01.08.2012 | Comedy

President Obama punches a Wall Street Banker in the face. Terrorists plant Decoy Muslims on U.S. soil. New diet suggests imagining food as horrific ni...

Weaving the Web of the World Even Tighter

Pat Mitchell | Posted 12.28.2011 | Media
Pat Mitchell

As we come of technological age, how can we be more skillful and more thoughtful in how we use the latest gadgets so as not to diffuse the power of our most fulfilling relationships and work?