LOS ANGELES (AP) — A longtime TV memorabilia collector is putting props and costumes from “Batman,” ”Star Trek” and other shows up for auction. James Comisar said 400 items from his collection will be for sale. That includes the Riddler’s green jacket from the first episode of “Batman” and a protective glass “bat shield” from […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles became Gotham City Thursday night as the Bat-Signal glowed at City Hall in honor of late Batman actor Adam West. Hundreds of fans, some in costume, cheered as Mayor Eric Garcetti and Police Chief Charlie Beck switched on the iconic signal and splashed a yellow oval with a bat […]
TeleXitos, Telemundo’s multicast channel for Spanish-language viewers that seek action adventure en Español, has the rights to air the iconic 1960’s television series, Batman, in Spanish. Viewers in the United States will now be able to watch the 120-episode series in Spanish and without subtitles. TeleXitos will kick-off the Batman series premiere with a weekend marathon that will begin on Saturday, […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Adam West and Burt Ward are reprising their respective roles as Batman and Robin, but they won’t have to don tights this time around. The actors are voicing the characters in the animated film “Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders” out this fall. Julie Newmar will also return as Catwoman. The […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — No surprise: Adam West has an excellent sense of humor. The actor, after all, was immersed in a madcap brew of scenery-chewing villains and pun-filled dialogue in the 1960s TV series “Batman” and yet managed to portray the caped crusader as both in on the joke and properly superheroic. In a […]
With so much talk recently about the casting of Ben Affleck as star of the upcoming Batman film, the Me-TV diginet is taking the opportunity to promote its airings of the classic TV show. It’s asking viewers to sign a petition and leave a comment in support of putting Adam West in the new movie. The network plans on presenting the petition and comments to West. You can sign it here.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Holy windfall, Batman!” The Batmobile just sold for $4.2 million. The original 19-foot-long black, bubble-topped car used in the 1960s “Batman” TV show sold at auction Saturday. The Barrett-Jackson Auction Co. in Scottsdale, Ariz., revealed the selling price but says the winning bidder has not been disclosed. The car’s owner — […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Batman’s ride is up for sale — just the thing for cruising on those Dark Knights. The original Batmobile from the 1960s TV series will be auctioned on Jan. 19 at the Barrett-Jackson auction house in Scottsdale, Ariz. The 19-foot-long black, bubble-topped car was used in the TV show that starred […]