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"Bates Motel: Reimagining a Cinema Icon" to be featured at The Paley Center for Media

Melissa Hayer Published: May 7, 2013
"Bates Motel" Episode 102. Norma Bates and Norman Bates.
Photo by Joseph Lederer
Copyright 2011
"Bates Motel" Episode 102. Norma Bates and Norman Bates. Photo by Joseph Lederer Copyright 2011

The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills will present “Bates Motel: Reimagining a Cinema Icon” at 7 p.m. (PT) on Friday, May 10, and the panel portion of the event will be available via live stream at .

“Bates Motel” executive producers Carlton Cuse and Kerry Ehrin and stars Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore, Max Thieriot, Nestor Carbonell, Olivia Cooke and Nicola Peltz will be featured in conversation with Shawn Ryan.

Details on “Bates Motel” and the event, provided in a news release, are as follows:

A&E Network’s Bates Motel is inspired by Hitchcock’s genre-defining film, Psycho. The series is a contemporary prequel that gives an intimate portrayal of how Norman Bates’ psyche unravels through his teenage years and just how deeply intricate his relationship with his mother, Norma, truly is. A&E’s March 2013 premiere of Bates Motel garnered 4.5 million total viewers and 2.5 million adults 25-54 and 18-49, based on Live+7 viewership, making it the most-watched original drama debut in the key demos in the network’s history.

In addition to the live stream, coverage from the panel discussions will include real-time photos and live tweets from the events. Fans can follow @paleycenter on twitter and use #PaleyLiveLA to join in the conversation.

Scheduled to Appear:

Carlton Cuse, Executive Producer

Kerry Ehrin, Executive Producer

Vera Farmiga, “Norma Bates”

Freddie Highmore, “Norman Bates”

Max Thieriot, “Dylan Massett

Nestor Carbonell, “Sheriff Alex Romero”

Olivia Cooke, “Emma Decody”

Nicola Peltz, “Bradley Martin”

Special Guest Moderator: Shawn Ryan, Creator & Executive Producer, “The Shield”

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