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Paley Center Sets ‘Facts of Life’ Reunion, Fall Preview Screenings

The Paley Center for Media will host a 35th anniversary “Facts of Life” reunion event on Sept. 15 as part of its annual Fall TV Preview screenings held Sept. 6-15 at its facilities in New York and Beverly Hills.

Shows getting a big push at the Paleyfest Fall Screenings include CBS’ “Scorpion,” ABC’s “Black-ish,” CW’s “Jane the Virgin” and “The Flash,” NBC’s “Marry Me,” Fox’s “Mulaney” and “Red Band Society.”

The “Facts of Life” reunion will include cast members and creatives from the teen-fave series about a boarding school for girls that ran from 1979-1988 on NBC. Also getting a showcase at the screenings is the second season premiere of MTV’s “Faking It.”

Here are the schedules for the screenings in Beverly Hills and New York:


The CW | Saturday, Sept. 6

Screenings of “Jane the Virgin” and “The Flash” with panels with casts and crews.

“The Flash” Cast & Creative Team
Grant Gustin, Barry Allen / The Flash
Jesse L. Martin, Detective Joe West
Greg Berlanti, Executive Producer
Andrew Kreisberg, Executive Producer

“Jane The Virgin” Cast & Creative Team
Gina Rodriguez, Jane
Jenny Snyder Urman, Executive Producer
Ben Silverman, Executive Producer

CBS | Sunday, Sept. 7

Screenings of “Scorpion,” “Madam Secretary,” “NCIS: New Orleans,” “Stalker” and “The McCarthys” and a panel with “Scorpion” cast and crew.

Elyes Gabel, Walter O’Brien
Robert Patrick, Agent Cabe Gallo
Katharine McPhee, Paige Dineen
Eddie Kaye Thomas, Toby Curtis
Jadyn Wong, Happy Quinn
Ari Stidham, Sylvester Dodd
Alex Kurtzman, Executive Producer
Roberto Orci, Executive Producer
Nick Santora, Creator/Executive Producer
Nicholas Wootton, Executive Producer
Heather Kadin, Executive Producer
Walter O’Brien, Executive Producer
Scooter Braun, Executive Producer

FOX | Monday, Sept. 8

Screenings of “Mulaney,” “Red Band Society,” “Gotham” and “Gracepoint” with panels with casts and crews from “Mulaney” and “Red Band Society.”

“Mulaney” Cast & Creative Team

John Mulaney,  star/creator/executive producer/writer
Martin Short, Lou Cannon
Nasim Pedrad, Jane
Elliott Gould, Oscar
Seaton Smith, Motif
Zack Pearlman, Andre

“Red Band Society” Cast & Creative Team
(Members of the cast and creative team to be announced.)

NBC | Wednesday, Sept. 10

Screenings of “Marry Me,” “Bad Judge,” “A to Z,” “Constantine” and “The Mysteries of Laura” with panels with casts and crews from “Marry Me.”

“Marry Me” Cast & Creative Team

Casey Wilson, Annie
Ken Marino, Jake
David Caspe, Creator & Executive Producer
Plus additional members of the cast and creative team to be announced.

ABC | Thursday, Sept. 11

Screenings of “black-ish,”Cristela,” “Selfie,” “Manhattan Love Story” and “Forever” with panels with casts and crews from “black-ish” and “Cristela.”

“black-ish” Cast & Creative Team

Kenya Barris, Creator & Executive Producer
Larry Wilmore, Executive Producer
Plus additional members of the cast & creative team to be announced.

“Cristela” Cast & Creative Team
Cristela Alonzo, Cristela, Co-Creator & Co-Executive Producer
Kevin Hench, Co-Creator & Executive Producer
Marty Adelstein, Executive Producer
Becky Clements, Executive Producer
Plus additional members of the cast & creative team to be announced.

MTV | Friday, Sept. 12

Fall season premiere of MTV’s “Faking It” with panel and screenings of “Awkward” and “Happyland.”

“Faking It” Cast & Creative Team

Gregg Sulkin, Liam
Bailey Buntain, Lauren
Rita Volk, Amy
Katie Stevens, Karma
Michael J. Willett, Shane
Carter Covington, Executive Producer

Fall Flashback: “The Facts of Life” 35th Anniversary Reunion | Monday, Sept. 15

Screening and panel conversation with the members of the cast and creative team.

Charlotte Rae, Edna Garrett
Mindy Cohn, Natalie Green
Nancy McKeon, Jo Polniaczek
Lisa Whelchel, Blair Warner
Plus additional members of the cast & creative team to be announced.

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