TODAY: Director Kevin Smith moderates a panel with Michael Emerson, Mark Valley and other cast members and producers of Warner Bros. animated direct-to-vid pic “Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2.” Paley Center for Media in BevHills. PaleyCenter.org

THURSDAY: Thesp Illeana Douglas moderates the TV Academy sesh “Retire From Showbiz? No Thanks” featuring veteran actors Kaye Ballard, Pat Carroll, Anne Jeffreys, Marvin Kaplan and Charlotte Rae. ATAS Conference Center in North Hollywood. Emmys.tv

FEB. 4: Leslie Uggams, LeVar Burton, Ben Vereen and Louis Gossett Jr. take part in a retrospective sesh on the landmark 1977 miniseries “Roots.” Gotham’s Museum of the Moving Image.