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Passion Distribution to showcase ‘Behind the Story With the Paley Center’ at MipTV

MUMBAI: Passion Distribution will launch ‘Behind The Story With The Paley Center’ at the television trade event 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 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 television 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 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’.

Sundance TV will premiere the series on 7 April.

Passion Distribution CEO Sally Miles 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.”

Paley Center for Media president, CEO Maureen J. Reidy said, “The Paley Center for Media is the leading non-profit organisation 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. The Paley Center is thrilled to be working with Passion Distribution and SundanceTV to bring these most-important programs to a global audience.”