David Eick

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David Eick at San Diego Comic-Con

David Eick (born 1968) is an American writer and producer, best known as the executive producer of Battlestar Galactica, for which he also wrote several episodes. Eick Executive Produced Caprica and Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome, and Produced Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Xena: Warrior Princess, American Gothic and Cover Me. Eick recently teamed up with Guillermo del Toro to develop a satirical horror project for HBO before joining TNT's alien-invasion drama Falling Skies as Showrunner and Executive Producer.

Battlestar Galactica Franchise[edit]

In 2003, David Eick and Ronald D. Moore developed and Executive Produced Battlestar Galactica, a “re-imagining” of the 1974 series of the same name. Originally created as a mini-series for Sci-Fi Channel, the remake ultimately became a critically hailed drama which ran four seasons, earning numerous awards[1] including 18 Emmy nominations, 4 Emmy wins, the Saturn Award for excellence in science fiction and the coveted Peabody Award recognizing “distinguished achievement and meritorious service”. The show also won the American Film Institute Award in 2005 and 2006 for its “contribution to America’s cultural legacy”, and was honored in 2009 by the United Nations. In 2013, the Writers Guild of America recognized Battlestar on its list of The 101 Best-Written Television Series of All Time.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Battlestar Galactica (2004–2009) Awards". IMDB. Retrieved 20 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "101 Best Written TV Series List". WGA. Retrieved 20 March 2014. 

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