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2014: Year of the Funny Women -- Record 60 Women Get Last Laugh At NY Comedy Festival

Beverly Wettenstein | Posted 12.22.2014 | Comedy
Beverly Wettenstein

With all due respect, this positive progress report on Women in Comedy is a tribute to Joan Rivers. She persevered to pave the path for generations of funny women. Rivers auditioned seven times over three years, before making her Tonight Show debut in 1965.

Jerry Seinfeld Explains His 'Anti-Show' To David Letterman

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 06.12.2014 | Comedy

It's hard to describe the look that appeared on David Letterman's face when Jerry Seinfeld told him why he chose to make "Comedians In Cars Getting Co...

Is This Jon Stewart's First Serious Interview?

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 08.15.2013 | Comedy

The Paley Center for Media dug up this interview with Jon Stewart from their archives, back when he was hosting "The Jon Stewart Show." That talk show...

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: Pat Mitchell, Host Of TEDxWomen, Talks Women In Media

Posted 12.05.2011 | Women

At the The Paley Center for Media's TEDxWomen yesterday, Pat Mitchell, the Center's President and CEO and host of the conference sat down with The Huf...

Embracing Otherness: Jarreth Merz

Pat Mitchell | Posted 11.30.2011 | Media
Pat Mitchell

Jarreth Merz's documentary, An African Election, illustrates the stories on the ground that often contradict the stereotype of violence and corruption.

EMMYS-KILLER? Paley Center Plots TV Awards

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

LOS ANGELES — The Emmys aren't the only big TV-honors game anymore. The Paley Center for Media announced plans Wednesday for an awards telecast...

Introducing TEDWomen

Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

TED, in partnership with The Paley Center for Media, has announced that it will be hosting a two-day conference this December called TEDWomen focusing...