'Oz' Reunion, 'Black Mirror' Added to PaleyFest NY 2017 Lineup

Castmembers Edie Falco, Craig Grant a.k.a muMs, Terry Kinney, Lee Tergesen, Eamonn Walker and Dean Winters will join creator Tom Fontana for a panel looking back at the HBO prison drama.
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The Oz team is getting back together — for one night only.

A reunion of the acclaimed HBO prison drama is among the shows that have been added to the lineup for PaleyFest NY 2017, set to run Oct. 6-16. Other newly announced panels include Black Mirror, Blue Bloods, Late Night With Seth Meyers, as well as a conversation with Black-ish star (and Emmy nominee) Tracee Ellis Ross.

Edie Falco, Craig Grant a.k.a muMs, Terry Kinney, Lee Tergesen, Eamonn Walker, Dean Winters and series creator Tom Fontana are confirmed for the Oz reunion panel, set for Sunday, Oct. 15. David Simon will moderate the panel, which is timed to celebrate the show's 20th anniversary.

"I'm thrilled that I'll be back on the Paley Center Stage and with some of the fantastic – and hilarious – castmembers of Oz,” said Fontana. “The Paley Center has always felt like home to me because everything we love about television is there.”

Previously announced panels for PaleyFest NY include Family Guy, Full Frontal With Samantha Bee and Star Trek: Discovery.

“Since its inaugural run five years ago, PaleyFest NY has taken its place as the premier television festival of the fall,” said Paley Center president and CEO Maureen J. Reidy. “We’re thrilled to offer television fans this incredible lineup of shows featuring fan favorite comedies and dramas, cutting-edge late-night shows and new shows destined to become classics. And in keeping with the tradition of reuniting the casts of iconic television shows, we’re incredibly proud to reunite the cast of Oz, one of the most acclaimed shows of the past 25 years.”

Here's the full schedule:

Friday, Oct. 6: Netflix's Black Mirror
Saturday, Oct. 7: Fox's Family Guy
Sunday, Oct. 8: CBS All Access' Star Trek: Discovery
Monday, Oct. 9: ABC's Black-ish: A Conversation with Tracee Ellis Ross
Tuesday, Oct. 10: NBC' Late Night With Seth Meyers
Thursday, Oct. 12: TBS' Full Frontal With Samantha Bee
Sunday, Oct. 15: HBO's Oz reunion
Monday, Oct. 16: CBS' Blue Bloods

 

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