William H. Paley Television Festival Panels

Every year, the Museum of Television and Radio has a television festival that spotlights certain shows currently on air. It usually lasts two weeks,
mainly featuring first and second year shows. They gather the casts of each show to speak on a panel and invite fans and others to come hear the stars
speak. There are about 200 seats in the theater and they usually show an episode of the show (occasionally it is an episode that had not aired yet). Tickets are
not that easy to come by. It is usually a very candid affair and the audience usually gets a chance to ask the panelists some questions. It is also a great way to
get some inside information on how these shows are made. Sometimes, after the panels, the fans have a chance to interact with the stars, which is where I got
these pictures. I also went to the Battlestar Galactica panel but there was no time for pictures/autographs so these are the only two shows that I was
lucky enough to go to hear them speak. The panels usually take place in the first couple of weeks of March in Hollywood at the Director's Guild Building.

Joan of Arcadia

Supernatural- 3/4/06

(Attended by Jensen Ackles, Jared Padalecki, Eric Kripke, Kim Manners, Robert Singer & John Shiban)

Jensen Ackles (Dean) & Jared Padalecki (Sam)

Eric Kripke (Show Creator)
John Shiban (Writer)

Joan of Arcadia- 3/6/04

(Attended by Joe Mantegna, Mary Steenburgen, Amber Tamblyn, Jason Ritter, Michael Welch & Barbara Hall)

Mary Steenburgen (Helen), Michael Welch (Luke) & Barbara Hall (Show Creator)