First Details Announced for PaleyFest 2012

American Horror Story, Mad Men and Modern Family were the first three television shows announced for the 29th Annual William S. Paley Television Festival.

The two-week festival returns to the Saban Theatre in Los Angeles from March 2-14. FX’s newest drama, American Horror Story, starring Dylan McDermott will serve as the opener of the 2012 PaleyFest and the popular ABC comedy Modern Family closes out the festival.

Additional panels will be announced in the coming months and PaleyFest Premium Passes, including admission to each festival event, will go on sale Dec. 8.