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PALEYFEST NY 20TH ANNIVERSARY CAST REUNION OF HBO'S "OZ" WITH TANISHA LAVERNE GRANT (1739 hits)

The "OZ" reunion took center stage Sunday night at The Paley Center for Media. Cast members from this prison cult classic reunited to discuss the impact the show has made on American culture forever changing the way we view our prison system and consume television. OZ †is a television drama series†created byTom Fontana, who also wrote or co-wrote all of the series'†56 episodes.†It was the first one-hour dramatic television series to be produced by the premium†cable network†HBO it premiered on July 12, 1997 and ran for six seasons; the series finale aired February 23, 2003.


About The Paley Center for Media The Paley Center for Media, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with locations in New York and Los Angeles, leads the discussion about the cultural, creative, and social significance of television, radio, and emerging platforms for the professional community and media-interested public. Drawing upon its curatorial expertise, an international collection, and close relationships with the leaders of the media community, the Paley Center examines the intersections between media and society. The general public can access the Paley Centerís permanent media collection which contains over 160,000 television and radio programs and advertisements, and participate in programs that explore and celebrate the creativity, the innovations, the personalities, and the leaders who are shaping media. Through the global programs of its Media Council and International Council, the Paley Center also serves as a neutral setting where media professionals can engage in discussion and debate about the evolving media landscape. Previously known as The Museum of Television & Radio, the Paley Center was founded in 1975 by William S. Paley, a pioneering innovator in the industry. For more information, please visit paleycenter.org
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