David Eick

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David Eick is an American television producer with many shows to his credit. He is most notable for his role as one of two executive producers for the critically acclaimed Sci Fi Channel series Battlestar Galactica.

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  • Trivia

    • David Eick says that among the producers and creative team members for "Battlestar Galactica" he is the one always calling for more action sequences. He says he is like the 14-year-old boy on the set, saying "Don't forget the action."

    • David joined Ronald Moore on the Sci Fi.com podcast commentary for the Season Two finale of Battlestar Galactica, "Lay Down Your Burdens, Part 2." After Ronald Moore introduced himself as executive producer and developer, David introduced himself as the "court jester."

    • He received a B.A. in Political Science from the University of the Redlands in southern California.

    • Battlestar Galactica was named as one of the top 10 television shows of 2005 by the American Film Institute. Eick serves as co-executive producer of the show.

    • David Eick was born in 1968. He has served as co-producer and executive producer for several TV shows, including Hercules and the Amazon Women (1994), Hercules: The Legendary Journeys - Hercules and the Lost Kingdom (1994), Hercules: The Legendary Journeys - Hercules and the Circle of Fire (1994), Hercules in the Underworld (1994), Hercules in the Maze of the Minotaur (1994) and the recurring TV series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995-1999).

      He served as a producer for Shaun Cassidy's TV series American Gothic (1995-1996). He was supervising producer for the short-lived TV series Spy Game (1997). He was executive producer for the TV series Cover Me: Based on the True Life of an FBI Family (2000) and consulting producer for the 2001-2003 TV series The Agency. He co-produced two video features, Darkman II: The Return of Durant (1994) and Darkman III: Die Darkman Die (1996).

      He served as co-executive producer for the Battlestar Galactica miniseries (2003) on the SciFi Channel. He has continued in this role for the continuing Battlestar Galactica series.

      He will be the executive producer for The Bridge, a new drama series in development for Spike TV.

    • David Eick is serving as executive producer of The Bridge, a Spike TV drama series about two homicide detectives on either side of the El Paso/Juarez border. The Bridge is one of the first original drama shows to air on the Spike TV channel.

    • David Eick has followed in the footsteps of fellow Battlestar Galactica executive producer Ronald D. Moore by providing access to fans of the show. He maintains a video blog about the show on the official SciFi Channel website. He provides behind-the-scenes access to actors, sets and the special effects process.

    • David Eick is the co-executive producer for the new Battlestar Galactica series (2003) airing on the SciFi Channel.

  • Quotes

    • David Eick: I can be as highfalutin as anybody about the socio-political relevance of contemporary science fiction. But sometimes I just want to see shit blow up.

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