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2008-08-27 00:00:31

By CHRIS TALBOTT NEW YORK - Need proof the television ratings system is dead, a victim of the TiVo, the ubiquitous satellite dish and schizophrenic viewing habits? Take a look at what's happening with "Battlestar Galactica." If the traditional ratings system is used to measure its success, well, the series is scraping bottom like a viper throwing sparks on a hot landing. Yet the show's producers are moving forward with two post- "Galactica" projects that would never have seen the light...

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2005-01-12 09:01:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- The Sci Fi Channel is bringing back "Battlestar Galactica," ABC's campy 1970s space opera, with a boost from original series star Richard Hatch. The 59-year-old actor first appears in the third episode of the new series, which is shooting this day at an abandoned warehouse near the base of Vancouver's Port Mann Bridge. Galactica fleet Capt. Lee "Apollo" Adama (Jamie Bamber) is taken hostage by a group of convicts led by Tom Zarek (Hatch). As the...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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