EXCLUSIVE PROPS AND MEMORABILIA FROM NBC'S HOTTEST SHOWS TO BE FEATURED IN LIVE ONLINE AUCTION
Fans Can Bid On Items From NBC Series Such as "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," "Law & Order," "Heroes," "30 Rock," And "Friday Night Lights"
Auction Will Go Live Monday March 3rd on NBC.com; Portion Of Proceeds To Benefit United Way
BURBANK, Calif. � March 3, 2008 � NBC Universal Television DVD, Music and Consumer Products Group and Delivery Agent, in conjunction with NBC.com and the NBC Universal Online Store, will kick off another live online auction of select items from some of NBC and Universal Media Studios' top shows, including "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," "Law & Order," "Heroes," "30 Rock," and "Friday Night Lights."
The auction will go live Monday, March 3rd (4:00 p.m. PST) through Wednesday, March 12th (4:00 p.m. PST) on NBC.com (www.nbc.com/auctions). As with the two prior auctions this season, a portion of the proceeds will benefit United Way and its various partner organizations. The online auction will be powered by Delivery Agent, the leader in shopping-enabled entertainment for television shows, motion pictures, sports and music videos.
In addition to previous auction favorites, "Heroes," "30 Rock" and "Friday Night Lights," two new shows have been added to the bidding lineup, "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" and "Law & Order." Fans can bid on Jay Leno's t-shirt and tie along with wardrobe pieces from Jack McCoy (Sam Waterson) and Joe Fontana (Dennis Farina) from "Law & Order."
Other key items to be featured include Noah Bennet's aka H.R.G (Jack Coleman) signature horn-rimmed glasses from "Heroes," several gicl�es (canvas print reproductions) from the set of NBC's hit series "Heroes," based on original art from acclaimed graphic novel artist Tim Sale ("Heroes Graphic Novel," "Batman: The Long Halloween"), a Coach Taylor photograph autographed by Kyle Chandler from "Friday Night Lights" and Liz Lemon's (Tina Fey) TGS (The Girlie Show) Hoodie from "30 Rock." A more complete list of items follows below, and is also available at www.nbc.com/auctions.
"We are thrilled to offer our fans another opportunity to own exclusive items from some of our top programs, including, for the first time, 'Law & Order' and 'The Tonight Show With Jay Leno,'" said Stacey Ward, Director, NBC Universal Television DVD, Music and Consumer Products Group. "We are also pleased that the auction platform provides our fans with the opportunity to interact with each other and be a part of their favorite show."
"With each of the NBC auctions we have seen amazing consumer interest both in traffic and bidding activity," said Mike Fitzsimmons, CEO of Delivery Agent. "The fascination television fans have with owning an item seen on their favorite characters is staggering and only reaffirms our commitment to making entertainment shoppable."
The items to be included in the auction are as follows:
30 Rock- Liz Lemon's (Tina Fey) TGS (The Girlie Show) Hoodie (size L)
30 Rock- Official TGS Crew T-shirt (size XL) (Season 1)
Friday Night Lights- Coach Taylor (Kyle Chandler) Photograph, in the team colors, autographed by Kyle Chandler
Friday Night Lights- Matt Saracen (Zach Gilford) Panthers #7 Game Jersey
Friday Night Lights- Dillon Panther Letterman Jacket (size M)
Friday Night Lights- Landry Clarke (Jesse Plemons) "Crucifictorious" T-Shirt (size XL)
Heroes- Mr. Muggles Painting - Sandra Bennet (Ashley Crow) and her pet Pomeranian, Mr. Muggles (Season 1 and 2)
Heroes- "Vote Petrelli" (Adrian Pasdar) Flyer and 6 Campaign Buttons
Heroes- Noah Bennet's a.k.a H.R.G (Jack Coleman) Glasses and Primatech Badge (Season 1)
Heroes- Claire Bennet's (Hayden Panettiere) fake driver's license (Season 1)
Heroes- Rubber Parking Meter�used by Sylar (Zachary Quinto) telekinetically to strike Peter Petrelli (Milo Ventimiglia) (Season 1)
Heroes- Photo of Nathan (Adrian Pasdar) and Peter (Milo Ventimiglia) Petrelli
Heroes- Hiro (Masi Oka) battling a dinosaur gicl�e (Canvas print reproduction)
Heroes- Sylar (Zachary Quinto) and Peter Petrelli (Milo Ventimiglia) in Kirby Plaza gicl�e (canvas print reproduction)
Heroes- Invisible Peter (Milo Ventimiglia) in Issac's loft gicl�e (unfinished version-canvas print reproduction)
Heroes- Horned Rim Glasses, H.R.G (Jack Coleman) gicl�e (Canvas Print Reproduction)
Tonight Show w/ Jay Leno- Jay's denim t-shirt and silk tie worn during a Tonight Show taping
Tonight Show w/ Jay Leno- "You're on a Wheaties Box" Prop featured on a Tonight Show taping
Tonight Show w/ Jay Leno- "Rogaine" Hair Growth Cap Prop featured on a Tonight Show taping
Tonight Show w/ Jay Leno- Electric "Irish Spring" Soap Bar featured on a Tonight Show taping
Tonight Show w/ Jay Leno- "It's not a cold sore, Charlie Brown" DVD (mock video) used on a Tonight Show taping. Note: Actual DVD inside is the movie "Volcano''
Tonight Show w/ Jay Leno- "Girl-illas Gone Wild!" DVD Case-making fun of the "Girls Gone Wild" franchise
Law & Order- Detective Lennie Briscoe's (Jerry Orbach) Suit Jacket
Law & Order- Executive D.A. Jack McCoy's (Sam Waterson) Red-Striped Tie
Law & Order- Detective Joe Fontana's (Dennis Farina) flamboyant Ties (3) (Seasons 15 and 16)
Law & Order- Detective Joe Fontana's (Dennis Farina) Yellow Scarf (Season 16)
Law & Order- Assistant DA Serena Southerlyn's (Elisabeth Rohm) AKRIS black suit
Additional items may be added prior to the actual auction date. Please see www.nbc.com/auctions.
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