Built by CBS President William S. Paley
and named for his father, this .9-acre gem was designed by Harold Breen Jr.
The next blockbuster runs December 17 through February 7: the William S. Paley
Collection of 19th-and 20th-century art from the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
It is all you will ever want to know about CBS Chairman William S. Paley
(and more) and his circle of celebrities.
The reason: The estate of company founder William S. Paley
, who died in October, found itself with an enormous estate tax bill due by July 1991.
The Life of William S. Paley
by Sally Bedell Smith (Simon & Schuster, 782 p.) effectively, brutally and with enormous skill debunks the stubborn myths about the fabled CBS chairman as the media pioneer whose intellect, taste, business acumen and programming skill created one of the greatest television networks of all times.
William S. Paley
: born September 1901; died October 1990.
PaleyFest LA, the TV festival held by the William S. Paley
Center for Media, will host a plethora of popular casts, and tickets go on sale soon.
Network execs worried about the future of traditional sitcoms and dramas would have been encouraged by the Museum of Television and Radio's 21st annual William S. Paley