or


[07/24/08 - 02:34 PM]
NBC Universal Television, Dvd, Music, and Consumer Products Group Teams with Propworx to Auction Off Costumes, Props and Set Pieces from Sci Fi Channel's Hit Series "Battlestar Galactica"
Items up for bid include the flight suits worn by "Starbuck" and "Apollo" as well as several life sized Vipers, Raptors and Cylon Raiders.

[via press release from NBC]

NBC UNIVERSAL TELEVISION, DVD, MUSIC, AND CONSUMER PRODUCTS GROUP TEAMS WITH PROPWORX TO AUCTION OFF COSTUMES, PROPS AND SET PIECES FROM SCI FI CHANNEL'S HIT SERIES "BATTLESTAR GALACTICA"

More Than 3000 One-of-a-Kind Items Including "Admiral Adama's" Uniform And "Starbuck's" Flight Suit Will Be Offered In Two Live Auctions and Several Online Auctions To Coincide With The Final Episodes of the Series

Burbank, CA - July 24, 2008 -- NBC Universal Television, DVD, Music and Consumer Products Group and Propworx are teaming to auction off props, costumes and key memorabilia from Sci Fi Channel's hit series "Battlestar Galactica." The award-winning drama, currently in its fourth and final season, will present its remaining 10 episodes early next year and as the series draws to a close, fans will have a chance to bid on more than 3,000 items including costumes, props and set pieces that range from the uniform worn by "Admiral William Adama" (Edward James Olmos) to a life-sized Centurion costume.

NBC Universal and Propworx will conduct two live auctions in Los Angeles, along with a series of Internet auctions at www.battlestarprops.com ., in tandem with the airing of the final episodes. Items that will be available to purchase include a wide variety of costumes and props that fans have come to know and love, including the flight suits worn by "Starbuck" (Katee Sackhoff) and "Apollo" (Jamie Bamber), several life sized Vipers and Raptors and Cylon Raiders, as well as pieces of the Combat Information Center (CIC).

"'Battlestar Galactica' is an incredible series that has drawn critical praise as well as tremendous fan support," said Stacey Ward, Director, NBC Universal Television, DVD, Music, and Consumer Products Group. "We are really proud to be able to give fans a chance to bid on their favorite costume, prop or a piece of the set in this unique auction setting."

"This is an amazing opportunity for the passionate and loyal fans of 'Battlestar Galactica' to own a piece of their favorite show," said Alec Peters, chief executive officer of Propworx. "There will be something for everyone in every price range. If you saw it on the show, we will most likely be selling it!"

About "Battlestar Galactica"

Battlestar Galactica is the gripping saga of humanity's last remnants and their struggle to find a new home while fleeing from their deadly Cylon enemies. Redefining the space opera with its gritty realism, Galactica's intensity, issues-driven topicality, and command performances have garnered it numerous awards, including an Emmy´┐Ż and the prestigious George Foster Peabody Award. The show was recognized by the American Film Institute (AFI) as one of the most outstanding programs of the year two years running. The series is produced by Universal Cable Productions and executive produced by Ronald D. Moore and David Eick, and the outstanding ensemble cast is led by Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Katee Sackhoff, Jamie Bamber, James Callis, Tricia Helfer and Grace Park.

About Propworx

Propworx, Inc. is serves the movie and television industry by selling production props, costumes and set pieces through special live and Internet auctions, while at the same time integrating these special events into a studio's marketing campaigns. Propworx goal is not just to sell the assets of a production, but to leverage those sales into meaningful publicity and marketing to increase the overall awareness of a production. For more information about Propworx, and examples of what Propworx can do, please go to www.Propworx.com

About NBC Universal Television DVD, Music, and Consumer Products Group:

NBC Universal is a leader in providing entertainment programming to the domestic and international marketplaces. NBC Universal Television DVD, Music and Consumer Products Group manages all global ancillary television business endeavors for the NBC Universal Television Group, including third-party home entertainment distribution, consumer products, musical soundtracks, special market projects and the NBC Universal Online Store.





  [july 2008]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· BATTLESTAR GALACTICA (SCI FI)





[04/26/18 - 02:01 PM]
CBS Announces the First Season of "Undercover Boss: Celebrity Edition," Premiering Friday, May 11
Gabby Douglas, Idina Menzel, Bethany Mota and Deion Sanders are among those featured.

[04/26/18 - 01:45 PM]
Oxygen Media Presents Three-Night Special Event "The Case of: Caylee Anthony" Beginning Saturday, May 19 at 8PM ET/PT
From Emmy Award-winning executive producer Tom Forman, the three-part limited series delves into the tragic disappearance and death of toddler Caylee Anthony.

[04/26/18 - 10:03 AM]
Showtime(R) Orders Fourth Season of "Billions"
The show's current third season will move to 9:00/8:00c starting next Sunday, May 6 to anchor the night.

[04/26/18 - 10:02 AM]
"Succession" Debuts June 3 on HBO
Brian Cox, Jeremy Strong, Hiam Abbass, Sarah Snook, Kieran Culkin, Alan Ruck, Nicholas Braun, Matthew Macfadyen, Natalie Gold, Peter Friedman and Rob Yang star.

[04/26/18 - 10:01 AM]
Thrusters on Full - "Star Trek: Discovery" Begins Production on Season 2
Production officially began last week on the second season with Alex Kurtzman directing the premiere episode.

[04/26/18 - 09:33 AM]
"Saturday Night Live's" Colin Jost and Michael Che to Host 70th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards
The telecast will be executive produced by "SNL" creator and executive producer Lorne Michaels.

[04/26/18 - 09:07 AM]
Video: Paramount Network's "Yellowstone" Official Trailer - Premieres Wednesday, June 20 at 9:00pm ET/PT
Kevin Costner as John Dutton, who controls the largest contiguous ranch in the United States, under constant attack by those it borders - land developers, an Indian reservation, and America's first National Park.

[04/26/18 - 09:02 AM]
Ocean Explorers Philippe and Ashlan Cousteau Plunge Into a New Season of "Caribbean Pirate Treasure"
Dive into exhilarating deep-sea adventures with underwater explorers Philippe Cousteau, grandson of legendary explorer Jacques Cousteau, and his journalist wife, Ashlan, as they investigate incredible stories of pirates' plunder and lost loot.

[04/26/18 - 09:01 AM]
A&E Network to Premiere Biography Special "Mary Kay Letourneau: Autobiography" on Tuesday, May 29
The raw two-hour documentary follows former teacher Mary Kay Letourneau as she recounts her tumultuous past in her most in-depth confessional to date.

[04/26/18 - 08:25 AM]
Comedy Central Launches The Creators Program and Taps Five Emerging Creators/Writers/Performers to Develop Daily Topical Digital Content
The inaugural creators are Ryan Beck, Chris Cotton, Hanna Dickinson, Jordan Mendoza and Natasha Vaynblat.

[04/26/18 - 08:15 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Dramas Hold Onto Demo Crown
"Empire," "Star" help lead the night among adults 18-49.

[04/26/18 - 08:08 AM]
"Star Wars Resistance," A High-Flying Anime-Inspired Series That Explores an Uncharted Timeframe Prior to the Events of "The Force Awakens," Ordered by Disney Channels
"Star Wars Resistance" will feature the beloved droid BB-8 alongside ace pilots, colorful new characters and appearances by fan favorites, including Poe Dameron and Captain Phasma, voiced by actors Oscar Isaac and Gwendoline Christie, respectively.

[04/26/18 - 08:03 AM]
CNBC's "Warren Buffett: Investor. Teacher. Icon." to Premiere Friday, May 4 at 10PM ET/PT
The program premieres the night before the Annual Shareholders Meeting of Berkshire Hathaway, the company that Buffett has led for more than 50 years and turned into a behemoth now worth almost half a trillion dollars.

[04/26/18 - 08:02 AM]
Netflix Orders Three New Projects from Comedy Powerhouse Gabriel "Fluffy" Iglesias
In the multi-cam comedy series, "Mr. Iglesias," Iglesias plays a good-natured public high school teacher who works at his alma mater.

[04/26/18 - 07:47 AM]
The Return of Cooking Channel's "Beach Bites with Katie Lee" Makes Waves with New Destinations
Each of the six half-hour long episodes are full of sun, sand and surf, as Katie beach hops in search of the finest fare served up on shores near and far.