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TV series trivia | 100 did you know facts about famous shows (Part 4)

TV series trivia | 100 did you know facts about famous shows (Part 4)

TV is becoming a medium that rivals cinema. Each year we see more and more tv series and most of them are almost perfect. So let’s find out some things about TV series that left their mark. Battlestar Galactica (BSG) is an American military science fiction television series It is part of the Battlestar Galactica franchise The show was developed by Ronald D. Moore and executive produced by Moore and David Eick It is a re-imagining of the 1978 Battlestar Galactica television series created by Glen A. Larson The pilot for the series first aired as a three-hour miniseries (comprising four broadcast hours in two parts) in December 2003 on the Sci-Fi Channel It was then followed by four regular seasons It ended its run on March 20, 2009 The cast includes Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Katee Sackhoff, Jamie Bamber, James Callis, Tricia Helfer, and Grace Park The series garnered a wide range of critical acclaim both at the time of its run and in the years since These include a Peabody Award, the Television Critics Association’s Program of the Year Award, a placement inside Time’s 100 Best TV Shows of All-Time and 19 Emmy nominations for its writing, directing, costume design, visual effects, sound mixing, and sound editing, with three Emmy wins (visual effects and sound editing) In 2019, The New York Times placed the show on its list of “The 20 Best TV Dramas Since The Sopranos”, a 20-year period many critics call “the golden age of television” Battlestar Galactica is set in a distant star system, where a civilization of humans lives on a group of planets known as the Twelve Colonies In the past, the Colonies had been at war with an android race of their own creation, known as the Cylons With the unwitting help of a human scientist named Gaius Baltar, the Cylons launch a sudden sneak attack on the Colonies, laying waste to the planets and devastating their populations Out of a population of several billion, there are about 50,000 human survivors Most were aboard civilian space ships that were not near the initial attacks Of all the Colonial Fleet, the eponymous Battlestar Galactica appears to be the only military capital ship that survived the attack Under the leadership of Colonial Fleet officer Commander William “Bill” Adama (Olmos) and now-President Laura Roslin (McDonnell), the Galactica and its crew take up the task of leading the small fugitive fleet of survivors into space in search of a fabled thirteenth colony known as Earth The series spawned the prequel spin-off TV series Caprica The series aired for one season in 2010 Another spin-off, Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome, was released in November 2012 It was a web series of ten 10-minute episodes It aired on February 10, 2013, on Syfy as a televised movie Baywatch is an American action drama television series about lifeguards who patrol the beaches of Los Angeles County, California and Hawaii In the series starred David Hasselhoff It was created by Michael Berk, Douglas Schwartz, and Gregory J. Bonann, who produced the show throughout its 11 season run The series focuses on both professional and personal challenges faced by the characters, portrayed by a large rotating ensemble cast The castnotably includes Pamela Anderson, Alexandra Paul, Gregory Alan Williams, Jeremy Jackson, Parker Stevenson, Billy Warlock, Erika Eleniak, David Charvet, Yasmine Bleeth, and Nicole Eggert The show was cancelled after its first season on NBC It survived through syndication It later became the most-watched television show in the world, with an estimated weekly audience of 1.1 billion viewers despite consistently negative critical reviews This earned the show a reputation as a pop cultural phenomena and frequent source of allusion and parody The show ran in its original title and format from 1989 to 1999 From 1999 to 2001, with a setting change and large cast overhaul, it was known as Baywatch: Hawaii It spawned a spin-off series, Baywatch Nights This show aired for two seasons from 1995 to 1997 Also, it spawned a 2017 feature film adaptation Ben 10 is an American animated series It was created by Man of Action This is a group consisting of Duncan Rouleau, Joe Casey, Joe Kelly, and Steven T. Seagle It is produced by Cartoon Network Studios The series is retroactively known as Ben 10 Classic The series is about a 10-year-old boy named Ben Tennyson who gets a watch-style alien device called the “Omnitrix” Attached to his wrist, it allows him to transform into various alien creatures with different abilities, allowing him to fight evil from Earth and space with his cousin Gwen and grandfather Max The series first aired on Cartoon Network as a sneak peek on December 27, 2005 as part of “Sneak Peek Week”, airing alongside other shows, including My Gym Partner’s a Monkey, Robotboy, and Zixx The show later began airing on January 14, 2006 It ended on April 15, 2008 The series gradually became popular and was nominated for two Emmy Awards It won one for “Outstanding Individ

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