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PaleyFest Adds ‘Big Bang Theory,’ ‘Supergirl,’ ‘Fear the Walking Dead’ to LA Lineup

The Paley Center for Media has announced three more shows for its 2016 PaleyFest LA lineup, with the festival set to take place from March 11-20 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.

CBS’ “Supergirl” and “The Big Bang Theory” and AMC’s “Fear the Walking Dead” will join previously announced honorees including “Empire,” “American Horror Story: Hotel” and “Black-ish,” among others.

The Big Bang Theory” panel will take place on Wednesday, March 16 at 7:30 p.m. PT; “Fear the Walking Dead” takes the stage on Saturday, March 19 at 2:00 p.m. PT, and “Supergirl” will take flight on Sunday, March 13 at 7:00 p.m. PT. The Paley Center also announced that it will present a salute to prolific TV producer Dick Wolf, featuring talent from his roster of NBC shows, including “Law & Order: SVU,” “Chicago Fire,” “Chicago P.D.” and “Chicago Med,” on Saturday, March 19 at 7:00 p.m. PT.

“PaleyFest has become the premier showcase for fans to see popular stars and producers on stage, and get a true behind-the-scenes feel for their favorite shows,” Wolf said in a statement. “This will be the very first time that stars from ‘Law & Order: SVU,’ ‘Chicago Fire,’ ‘Chicago P.D.,’ and ‘Chicago Med’ will be on stage together with me, and we are thrilled to be a part of PaleyFest.”

More shows will be added to the slate at a later date, but you can check out the current PaleyFest schedule below, and visit the Paley Center’s official website for ticket information.

Friday, March 11: Opening Night Presentation: Empire (7:30 pm)

Terrence Howard, “Lucious Lyon”
Taraji P. Henson, “Cookie Lyon”
Jussie Smollett, “Jamal Lyon”
Bryshere Gray, “Hakeem Lyon”
Trai Byers, “Andre Lyon”
Grace Gealey, “Anika Calhoun”
Kaitlin Doubleday, “Rhonda Lyon”
Gabourey Sidibe, “Becky”
Ta’Rhonda Jones, “Porsha”
Serayah, “Tiana Brown”
Lee Daniels, Co-Creator & Executive Producer
Danny Strong, Co-Creator & Executive Producer
Ilene Chaiken, Executive Producer
Brian Grazer, Executive Producer

Saturday, March 12: Scream Queens (7:00 pm)
Emma Roberts, “Chanel Oberlin”
Jamie Lee Curtis, “Dean Cathy Munsch”
Lea Michele, “Hester Ulrich”
Abigail Breslin, “Chanel #5”
Skyler Samuels, “Grace Gardner”
Keke Palmer, “Zayday Williams”
Billie Lourd, “Chanel #3”
Niecy Nash, “Officer Denise Hemphill”

Sunday, March 13: black-ish (2:00 pm)

Anthony Anderson, “Andre ‘Dre’ Johnson” & Executive Producer
Tracee Ellis Ross, “Rainbow Johnson”
Yara Shahidi, “Zoey Johnson”
Marcus Scribner, “Andre Johnson, Jr.”
Miles Brown, “Jack Johnson”
Marsai Martin, “Diane Johnson”
Kenya Barris, Creator & Executive Producer
Jonathan Groff, Executive Producer

Sunday, March 13: Supergirl (7:00 pm)

Melissa Benoist, “Kara Danvers/Supergirl”
Calista Flockhart, “Cat Grant”
Chyler Leigh, “Alex Danvers”
Mehcad Brooks, “James Olsen”
David Harewood, “Hank Henshaw/J’onn J’onzz”
Jeremy Jordan, “Winslow ‘Winn’ Schott”
Greg Berlanti, Co-Creator/Executive Producer
Ali Adler, Co-Creator/Executive Producer
Andrew Kreisberg, Co-Creator/Executive Producer
Sarah Schechter, Executive Producer

Wednesday, March 16: The Big Bang Theory (7:30 pm)
Johnny Galecki, “Leonard Hofstadter”
Jim Parsons, “Sheldon Cooper”
Kaley Cuoco, “Penny”
Simon Helberg, “Howard Wolowitz”
Kunal Nayyar, “Raj Koothrappali”
Mayim Bialik, “Amy Farrah Fowler”
Steven Molaro, Executive Producer
Chuck Lorre, Creator & Executive Producer
Bill Prady, Creator & Executive Producer

Saturday, March 19: Fear the Walking Dead (2:00 pm)
Kim Dickens, “Madison Clark”
Cliff Curtis, “Travis Manawa”
Frank Dillane, “Nick Clark”
Alycia Debnam-Carey, “Alicia Clark”
Lorenzo James Henrie, “Christopher Manawa”
Ruben Blades, “Daniel Salazar”
Mercedes Mason, “Ofelia Salazar”
Colman Domingo, “Victor Strand”
Dave Erickson, Showrunner/Executive Producer/Co-Creator/Writer
Gale Anne Hurd, Executive Producer

Saturday, March 19: Stars of Law & Order: SVU, Chicago Fire, Chicago P.D., & Chicago Med Salute Dick Wolf (7:00 pm)
Dick Wolf, Creator & Executive Producer
Jason Beghe, “Sgt. Hank Voight,” Chicago P.D.
Sophia Bush, “Det. Erin Lindsay,” Chicago P.D.
Colin Donnell, “Dr. Connor Rhodes,” Chicago Med
Ice-T, “Det. Odafin Tutuola,” Law & Order: SVU
Taylor Kinney, “Kelly Severide,” Chicago Fire
S. Epatha Merkerson, “Sharon Goodwin,” Chicago Med
Oliver Platt, “Dr. Daniel Charles,” Chicago Med
Jesse Spencer, “Matthew Casey,” Chicago Fire

Sunday, March 20: Power (2:00 pm)
Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, “Kanan” & Executive Producer
Omari Hardwick, “James ‘Ghost’ St. Patrick”
Lela Loren, “Angela Valdes”
Naturi Naughton, “Tasha St. Patrick”
Joseph Sikora, “Tommy Egan”
Courtney Kemp Agboh, Creator, Showrunner, and Executive Producer

Sunday, March 20: Closing Night Presentation: American Horror Story: Hotel (7:00 pm)
Sarah Paulson, “Sally”
Kathy Bates, “Iris”
Angela Bassett, “Ramona”
Chloe Sevigny, “Alex Lowe”
Evan Peters, “Mr. James March”
Wes Bentley, “John Lowe”
Cheyenne Jackson, “Will Drake”
Denis O’Hare, “Liz Taylor”

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