Lynn Elber

The annual PaleyFest TV celebration in Southern California is going live online.

When the stars and creators of American Horror Story, Modern Family and other TV series gather March 2-14 at a Beverly Hills theater, their discussions will be streamed live for the first time. All 13 of the PaleyFest panels will be carried by Livestream, the live-event service thatís a partner in this yearís festival.

The majority of panels will be available on-demand through another festival partner, Hulu. The sessions will be available through the free, ad-supported Hulu and Hulu Plus subscription services starting March 15, after the festival concludes.

ďAt its heart, PaleyFest is about the communal experience of television, and the unique relationship between TV audiences and their favorite series,Ē said Paley Center President and CEO Pat Mitchell.

PaleyFest 2012 opens Friday at the Saban Theater with the American Horror Story panel and concludes with Modern Family. Other shows in the lineup include: Community, Once Upon a Time, New Girl, The Office, Sons of Anarchy, Bones, Castle, Vampire Diaries, Revenge, Two and a Half Men and Mad Men.