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May 19, 2017

The Television Academy Foundation and Netflix Present The Power of TV: A Conversation With Norman Lear and "One Day at a Time"

First Public Program at the Saban Media Center Also Celebrates 20 Years of the Foundation's Archive of American Television, Rebranded as The Interviews: An Oral History of Television

The Television Academy Foundation today announced its partnership with Netflix to present The Power of TV: A Conversation with Norman Lear and One Day at a Time, the first ticketed, public program ever held at the Wolf Theatre, at the Saban Media Center on Monday, June 19, 2017, at 7:00 PM.

Marking the 20th Anniversary of the Foundation's Archive of American Television, the event also celebrates the growth of the Archive and its rebranding as The Interviews: An Oral History of Television. The Power of TV: A Conversation with Norman Lear and One Day at a Time will kick off the Foundation's new public program and will showcase footage from The Interviews to highlight the career and contributions of four-time Emmy Award winner Norman Lear (All in the Family, Sanford and Son, The Jeffersons, Good Times, Maude), emphasizing the pro-social themes throughout his body of work. A special focus will be the groundbreaking revival of one of his most popular shows, Netflix's One Day at a Time (2017) and a lively exchange with the series co-creators and executive producers Gloria Calderón Kellett and Mike Royce, and stars Justina Machado, Emmy- Oscar- Tony- Grammy Award winner Rita Moreno, Todd Grinnell, Isabella Gomez, Marcel Ruiz and Stephen Tobolowsky.

Download the press release here.

Download a photo here. Caption:

L-R Mike Royce, Gloria Calderón Kellett, Norman Lear, Justina Machado and Rita Moreno on the set of One Day At A Time.


Contacts:

Jane Sparango (breakwhitelight for the Television Academy)
jane@breakwhitelight.com, 310-339-1214

Stephanie Goodell (breakwhitelight for the Television Academy)
stephanie@breakwhitelight.com, 818-462-1150

 

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