We love a Spike TV Star Wars Marathon and it looks like this coming Labor Day weekend will provide Blu-ray sneak peaks, a look at the Lucasfilm Archives, and prize packs to go along with the films.
Spike TV Goes Deep Into the Lucasfilm Archives at Skywalker Ranch During Star Wars(TM) Labor Day Marathon Hosted By "Auction Hunters" Allen Haff and Ton Jones
Duo Provides Rare Look at the Original Props and Costumes Housed At the Lucasfilm Archives While Also Presenting Footage of Star Wars: The Complete Saga on Blu-ray
Star Wars Labor Day Marathon Telecasts Saturday, September 3 (1:00 PM - 2)(1:ET/PT), Sunday, September 4 (12:30 PM - 2) and Monday, September 5 (9:00 AM - 1)(9:ET/PT)
NEW YORK, Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- This Labor Day weekend, Allen Haff and Ton Jones, the charismatic stars of Spike TV's hit series "Auction Hunters," will take their peerless acumen in the world of antiques, collectibles and rare valuables to the Skywalker Ranch in California's Bay Area as they go deep inside the Lucasfilm Archives during the Star Wars Labor Day Marathon. For the first time, Spike gets access to the Lucasfilm Archives, one of the most historic collections of cinematic relics on the planet. Throughout the weekend, Ton and Allen go hands on with original props, costumes, models and artifacts from the Star Wars Saga, including an original R2-D2, Princess Leia's famous gold bikini from Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi, Darth Maul's original costume worn in Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace, an AT-AT model from Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back and many more.
Additionally, the two will provide viewers an exclusive look at some of the bonus content that will be featured on the forthcoming Star Wars: The Complete Saga on Blu-ray which will be available in stores and from online retailers on September 16.
Viewers can log on to spike.com to enter the Star Wars Labor Day Sweepstakes for a chance to win Star Wars prize packs featuring the Blu-ray set and Hasbro Lightsabers via the Stars Wars Labor Day Sweepstakes at spike.com.
The schedule for the Star Wars Labor Day Marathon is as follows:
STAR WARS LABOR DAY MARATHON
Telecasts Saturday, September 3 (1:00 PM - 2)(1:ET/PT), Sunday, September 4 (12:30 PM - 2), and Monday, September 5 (9:00 AM - 1)(9:ET/PT)
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3
1:00 - 4:00 PM, ET/PT and 11:00 PM - 2:30 AM, ET/PTSTAR WARS: EPISODE I THE PHANTOM MENACE (1999, Sci-Fi)
4:00 - 7:30 PM, ET/PTSTAR WARS: EPISODE II ATTACK OF THE CLONES (2002, Sci-Fi)
7:30 - 11:00 PM, ET/PTSTAR WARS: EPISODE III REVENGE OF THE SITH (2005, Sci-Fi)
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 4
12:30 - 4:00 PM, ET/PT STAR WARS: EPISODE II ATTACK OF THE CLONES (2002, Sci-Fi)
4:00 - 7:30 PM, ET/PT STAR WARS: EPISODE III REVENGE OF THE SITH (2005, Sci-Fi)
7:30 - 10:30 PM, ET/PT STAR WARS: EPISODE IV A NEW HOPE (1977, Sci-Fi)
10:30 PM - 2:00 AM, ET/PT STAR WARS: EPISODE V THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK (1980, Sci-Fi)
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 5
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM, ET/PT STAR WARS: EPISODE II ATTACK OF THE CLONES (2002, Sci-Fi)
12:30 - 4:00 PM, ET/PT STAR WARS: EPISODE III REVENGE OF THE SITH (2005, Sci-Fi)
4:00 - 7:00 PM, ET/PT STAR WARS: EPISODE IV A NEW HOPE (1977, Sci-Fi)
7:00 - 10:00 PM, ET/PT STAR WARS: EPISODE V THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK (1980, Sci-Fi)
10:00 PM - 1:30 AM, ET/PT STAR WARS: EPISODE VI RETURN OF THE JEDI (1983, Sci-Fi)
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About Star Wars: The Complete Saga on Blu-ray:
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