6:15am PT by Lesley Goldberg
'Empire,' 'AHS,' 'Black-ish,' Among Shows Headed to PaleyFest 2016
The Paley Center for Media has announced the first batch of honorees for its 33rd annual PaleyFest.
Set to participate in the March 11-20 annual showcase are Fox's Empire, which will kick off the festival, joined by Fox's not-yet-renewed horror-comedy Scream Queens; ABC's Black-ish; Starz's Power; and Ryan Murphy/Brad Falchuk's FX anthology American Horror Story: Hotel, the latter of which will again close out the festival. Newly minted AHS Golden Globe winner Lady Gaga is not currently scheduled to participate.
Additional series set to participate in the festival will be announced Jan. 19.
The festival will return to the Dolby Theatre. Tickets go on sale Jan. 14 (for members) and Jan. 15 (general public).
Here's a look at the schedule, as well as which producers and talent are set to participate:
Friday, March 11: Empire (7:30p.m.)
Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson, Jussie Smollett, Bryshere Gray, Trai Byers, Grace Gealey, Kaitlin Doubleday, Gabourey Sidibe, Ta’Rhonda Jones, Serayah, Lee Daniels, Danny Strong, Ilene Chaiken
Saturday, March 12: Scream Queens (7 p.m.)
Emma Roberts, Jamie Lee Curtis, Lea Michele, Abigail Breslin, Skyler Samuels, Keke Palmer, Billie Lourd, Niecy Nash
Sunday, March 13: black-ish (2 p.m.)
Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Yara Shahidi, Marcus Scribner, Miles Brown, Marsai Martin, Kenya Barris, Jonathan Groff
Sunday, March 20: Power (2 p.m.)
Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Omari Hardwick, Lela Loren, Naturi Naughton, Joseph Sikora, Courtney Kemp Agboh
Sunday, March 20: American Horror Story: Hotel (7 p.m.)
Sarah Paulson, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett, Chloe Sevigny, Evan Peters, Wes Bentley, Cheyenne Jackson, Denis O’Hare