Connie Britton, Alejandra Espinoza, Jimmy Fallon, Fergie, J Balvin, Art Garfunkel, DJ Khaled, Wynton Marsalis, Mandy Moore, and Paul Shaffer have been tapped as presenters at The Paley Center annual spring gala, The Paley Honors: A Gala Tribute to Music on Television, taking place tomorrow at Cipriani Wall Street.
Other confirmed guests include Annabelle Attanasio, AJ Calloway, Gaby Espino, Santino Fontana, Amy Forsyth, Damon J. Gillespie, Carla Hall, Casey Johnson, Jaime Lee Kirchner, Litzy, Rarmian Newton,Fabián Ríos, Shirley Rumierk, Leslie Uggams, Dionne Warwick, Lynn Whitfield, Tristan “Mack” Wilds, and Deborah Joy Winans.
The event will honor the groundbreaking musical moments from television including music-based series, variety, and talk shows, as well as pay tribute to the famous TV theme songs.
“The Paley Honors shines a spotlight on the Paley Center’s overall mission to explore the role television plays in shaping our society,” said Maureen J. Reidy, the Paley Center’s President & CEO. “This year we’re so proud to present this first of its kind celebration that will highlight the historic and iconic musical moments that have thrilled generations of television fans.”
The occasion benefits the creation of the Paley Center’s Music Collection, which will become part of the Paley Archive as well as the Paley Center’s ongoing Education Programs.