By Aiyonna White, Contributor
In honor of Black History Month, The Paley Center for Media has announced a panel discussion with prolific African-American creators in the industry. They Run the Show:
African-American Creators and Producers in Conversation will be at the Paley Center in Beverly Hills February 13 at 7 pm. The panelists will discuss the adversary faced by African-Americans in the industry, the current state of the industry, and other topics.
Here is the complete list of panelists:
Cheo Hodari Coker, Creator/Executive Producer/Showrunner, Luke Cage
Courtney A. Kemp, Creator/Executive Producer/Showrunner, Power
Janine Sherman Barrois, Executive
Lee Daniels, Creator/Executive Producer, Empire and Star
Prentice Penny, Executive Producer/Showrunner, Insecure
Yvette Lee Bowser, Executive Producer/Showrunner, Dear White People
Moderator: Nischelle Turner, Entertainment Tonight
The Paley Center never fails to impress. The panelists are outstanding and the shows are some of the best.
This event is one of several in the Paley Center’s Black History Month Celebration, titled African-American Achievements in Television: A Black History Spotlight Presented by Citi. Tickets on sale here and on the Paley Center website.
About Paley Live:
PaleyLive programs offer television fans the rare opportunity to engage with the cast and creative teams of their favorite programs in intimate settings held at The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills. All PaleyLive programs are selected by the Paley Center to not only expand society’s understanding of the cultural, creative, and social significance of television, but also for their ability to educate and entertain the public.
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