Dream Team” features new players including Tsubasa Ozora and Rivaul wearing official FC Barcelona uniforms


Nickelodeon Favorites SpongeBob SquarePants, Chase & Skye from PAW Patrol and Blue from Blue’s Clues
& You! will delight young fans

Marvel Entertainment, National Hockey League and PlayStation join lineup

NEW YORK , September 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Paley Center for Media today announced costumed character appearances, screening details and new family programming partners for PaleyWKND, a live, immersive, unique, family-friendly celebration in the heart of downtown. town manhattan . PaleyWKND – the ultimate media, sports, games and entertainment festival – takes place Saturday October 1 through Sunday, October 2, 2022 which will begin with a members-only opening night on friday september 30 .

PaleyWKND will take over the Paley Museum and all of its 52 n/a Street block between 5 e and 6 e Avenues for an unprecedented weekend of interactive experiences and immersive attractions from more than two dozen world-class companies, iconic media brands and major sports leagues. The event is free to the public and Paley Center members can experience PaleyWKND in VIP style with exclusive members-only hours, fast lanes and other VIP experiences and special access. Customers can reserve their complimentary tickets for timed entry or access VIP membership information at www.PaleyWKND.org . Walk-in visitors are also welcome.

“As a must-visit destination for families and visitors to the Tri-State area, The Paley Center for Media’s highly anticipated PaleyWKND is a one-of-a-kind, spectacular festival, partnered with some of the biggest names and brands in the field. entertainment, media, sports and games,” said Maureen J. Reidy , President and CEO, The Paley Center for Media. “The two-day, family-focused festivities will offer exciting and engaging activations, experiences, meet-and-greets and screenings, right downtown manhattan at the iconic Paley Museum with a full takeover on 52 Street n/a Street between 5 e and 6 e Avenues. Special appearances from some of the world’s most popular costumed characters and the chance to compete for glory and test major league skills will delight attendees and fans of all ages. »

Marvel Entertainment, the National Hockey League and PlayStation join a strong lineup of brands showcasing family-friendly experiences at PaleyWKND, the ultimate media, sports, games and entertainment festival. The full list of PaleyWKND organizations and businesses, host committee members and PaleyWKND supporters can be found here .

Celebrity and character appearances, screening details

Marvel fans unite! Marvel Character Appearances Featuring Captain America , Black Panther and Queens own Spider Man will bring superhero fun to the PaleyWKND hangout area all weekend long.

Nickelodeon’s activation will include unique experiences that will immerse fans in the universe of its hit shows, including santiago seas , This girl is lying and Tyler Perry Young Dylan . Guests will also be able to step into the upcoming feature Blue’s Big City Adventure, coming exclusively to Paramount+ this fall. Fan-favorite costumed characters including Hunt and Skye of the Paw Patrol, Blue by Blue’s Clues & You! and Sponge Bob SquarePants , will be on hand for the photo ops. And kids and families have a chance to take part in Nick’s greatest honor and be SLIMED!

Additionally, fans will also have the opportunity to try their hand at hosting “NFL Slimetime”, by creating their own Slimelights video, just like the hosts of the series. Nate Burleson and young Dylan!

In addition to the previously announced experience with Hasbro’s most popular games and toys, Hasbro is showing screenings of “Peppa Pig”, “My Little Pony: Make Your Mark”, Power Rangers: Dino Fury Season 29″ and the trailer for “Transformers: EarthSpark”. Peppa Pig will join fans at the screening at the Bennack Theater as they take to the streets, Murph the very first official NERF mascot will help people of all ages unleash play in the NERF blaster area .

Hearst Media Production
Editor of Food Network magazine Mailé Charpentier author of the brand’s best-selling “Recipe-A-Day Kids Cookbook,” will be on hand to demonstrate simple techniques for creating fun meals at home.

Also on site, Mo Rocca host of Hearst Television’s “Innovation Nation”, will speak with guest inventors, including Ann Makosinski and Nick and Karl Rinne .


Fans can be among the very first viewers to experience the second half of Season 1 episodes of Mattel’s “Barbie: It Takes Two” on the big screen at PaleyWKND. Viewers can join Malibu & brooklyn on fun adventures that take them from the beach to the big city.

Sports games in PaleyWKND

National Hockey League

Do you have what it takes to shoot the puck like a pro? Show off your hockey skills at the NHL Accuracy Challenge! Fans can also head inside to view the Stanley Cup ® close.

National Football League

Slime hits the grill with an interactive NFL Slimetime green screen that mimics the popular gaming experience. Fans can also show off their footwork and tackling skills on a mini grass pitch or head inside for an up-close look at the Vince Lombardi Trophy and the full collection of all 56 Super Bowl rings.

National Basketball Association

NBA and WNBA to host Jr. NBA basketball clinics on 52 n/a Street, giving kids and families the chance to hone their dribbling, passing and shooting skills alongside NBA Family members. Fans can also head inside to see the Larry O’Brien Trophy up close.

major league baseball

MLB presents the interactive PLAY BALL experience, part of its global initiative to encourage young people to play baseball and softball in different ways. Kids and fans will have the opportunity to swing and test their skills on the pitch in special MLB batting and fielding cages. Fans can also head inside to see the commissioner’s trophy up close.

Professional Sports League Championship Trophies – The Crown Jewels of Sport

For the first time ever as part of a public display, all four major professional sports league championship trophies will be on display inside the Paley Museum for special photo opportunities:

oh Major League Baseball: The Commissioner’s Trophy
oh National Basketball Association: The Larry O’Brien Trophy
oh National Football League: The Vince Lombardi Trophy
oh National Hockey League: The Stanley Cup ®

Interactive Games and Entertainment at PaleyWKND

PaleyGX, the ultimate VR and gaming experience for the whole family, offered year-round in the Paley Museum’s state-of-the-art game studio and VR lab, will remain open all weekend for play. Additionally, fans can participate in exciting interactive experiences, play zones and gaming activities at featured pavilions over 52 n/a Street.

PlayStation 5 and a variety of games including Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart , Forbidden Horizon West , and more will be available to play in the PaleyGX studio. With lightning-fast speed, breathtaking immersion and stunning games, you’ll find that with PlayStation 5, “Play Has No Limits”.

The Nintendo Switch and a library of Nintendo titles will be in the PaleyGX studio, while down the street fans can enter the Nintendo Game Zone which will feature competitive Splatoon 3 play and Nintendo Switch gaming stations.

XBOX joins PaleyWKND for Saturday and Sunday with games and giveaways!

EA Sports
Players can test their skills on the latest EA Sports releases, Madden NFL 23 , Formula One and FIFA 23 .

Interactive software Take-Two, Inc.
Join Take-Two Interactive on PaleyGX and experience cutting-edge gaming with NBA2K , WWE2K and more.

PaleyWKND VIP Access

Throughout the weekend, Paley Center members will enjoy VIP access with exclusive members-only hours; Paley Member Fast Tracks; exclusive encounters with celebrities, athletes and characters; as well as an invitation to the red carpet preview cocktail party, which kicks off the event on friday september 30 . The Paley Center invites all New Yorkers and visitors to officially join its special membership community and enjoy these and other benefits throughout the year. Individual and family memberships are fully tax deductible.

Stay tuned for more late-breaking information on the PaleyWKND festival lineup at PaleyWKND.org.

Events and participants subject to change.

About the Paley Center for Media

The Paley Center for Media is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which has proudly called New York home for over 45 years and operates the iconic Paley Museum. Through its respected programming, The Paley Center leads the discussion on the cultural, creative, and social significance of media, drawing on its curatorial expertise, an international collection, and close relationships with the media community. The general public can participate in Paley’s programs in New York and Los Angeles that explore and celebrate the creativity, innovations, talent and leaders who shape media. The public can also access the Paley Center’s permanent media collection, The Paley Archive, often referred to as a national treasure, containing more than 160,000 television and radio programs and advertisements. Through the global programs of its Media Council and International Council, The Paley Center also serves as a neutral venue where media professionals can engage in discussions and debates about the changing media landscape. Formerly known as the Museum of Television and Radio, The Paley Center was founded in 1975 by William S. Paley, a pioneer of industry innovation.

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