Passion Distribution is delighted to announce the launch of BEHIND THE STORY WITH THE PALEY CENTER
London, Monday 30th March, 2015: Passion Distribution is delighted to announce the launch of BEHIND THE STORY WITH THE PALEY CENTER (6 x 60’) at MIPTV in April.
Passion Distribution entered into an agreement with The Paley Center for Media to collaborate and work together to version and package the renowned PaleyFest sessions into a dynamic TV series to make available to a worldwide audience.
SundanceTV licenced the US rights to the series from Passion Distribution and editing rights to work with The Paley Center and Passion to deliver the international television version available at MIPTV. The series features access to the stars and creators of televisions’ most popular and acclaimed series including - Orange is the New Black, Mad Men and The Big Bang Theory from the PaleyFest sessions in LA - the Ultimate TV Fan Festival.
Each week, the entire casts and the creative masterminds of some of the most successful and best loved TV shows appear – uncensored and all together live-on-stage in Hollywood before an audience of their fans. The hilarious and candid conversations reveal the inner dynamics, the on-set antics, the camaraderie, the laughs, and the struggles behind making great TV.
Full episodes include: The Big Bang Theory, The Mindy Project, Masters of Sex, Orange is the New Black, Mad Men and Parks and Recreation.
SundanceTV will premiere the series on the 7th of April.
Sally Miles, CEO of Passion Distribution said “It has been an amazing opportunity to work with The Paley Center for Media and have access to such intimate and revealing sessions with the hottest TV talent of the moment. We were very excited when SundanceTV came on board to work on shaping the sessions into a hot TV property.”
“The Paley Center for Media is the leading non-profit organization that educates and amplifies the discussion about the significance of television and media. ‘Behind the Story with the Paley Center’ demonstrates the cultural importance of these acclaimed shows while also giving fans a behind-the-scenes peek at their favourite TV series and beloved stars,” said Maureen J. Reidy, President and CEO of the Paley Center for Media. “The Paley Center is thrilled to be working with Passion Distribution and SundanceTV to bring these most-important programs to a global audience.”