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Walking Dead and Geeks galore on display at PaleyFest

Written by Maria Sciullo on .

In the life-imitates art-imitating-circle-of-life, there's no doubt that the guys of CBS "The Big Bang Theory would love to see this year's William S. Paley Television Festival -- aka, "PaleyFest" -- on the big or little screen. One of the two shows featured is AMC's "The Walking Dead."

As life would have it, the other IS "The Big Bang Theory." Either way, it's all about "braaaaiiins."

maggie walking dead s3The one-night event in Los Angeles is March 1, and will be filmed for streaming in theaters across the country, including the three Cinemarks in Monaca, Robinson Township and Tarentum. The "live on film" interactive experience begins at 8 p.m. March 7 for "Walking Dead."

Moderated by "Talking Dead" host Chris Hardwick, the panel includes Andrew Lincoln, David Morrissey, Danai Gurira, Laurie Holden, Steven Yeun and Lauren Cohan (seen here losing it in the prison courtyard). Executive producers Robert Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd, Dave Alpert and Pittsburgh's Greg Nicotero will participate.

On March 13, the "Big Bang Theory" event will be streamed live from the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills. Stars including Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki and Kaley Cuoco will take questions from the audience in LA as well as from those in the theaters nationwide. The wackiness starts at 10 p.m. Creators and executive producers Chuck Lorre, Bill Prady and Steven Molaro also will be on hand.

Tickets for "PaleyFest Live!" went on sale February 8 at box offices and www.FathomEvents.com. In addition, Hulu is expected to make these events available shortly after the theater broadcasts.

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