'Dawson's Creek' Show Props and Cast Wardrobe Graduate To Nostalgic Online Auction in Time for Season Finale


  WHO:    Sony Pictures Digital Entertainment and Yahoo! Auctions announce
          a memorable online auction of actual show props and cast wardrobe
          items from the beloved TV sensation "Dawson's Creek," just in
          time for the show's highly anticipated high school graduation
          episode tonight (May 16) and upcoming season finale (May 23).  A
          portion of the auction proceeds will go to the Make-A-Wish

  WHAT:   Now through May 30, 2001, fans can bid to bring a piece of
          Capeside home including prom dresses worn by Joey (Katie Holmes)
          and Jen (Michelle Williams), Pacey's (Joshua Jackson) Bruins
          hockey team jersey, a clapboard labeled "Creek Times" from
          Dawson's (James Van Der Beek) very first film and more.  Dawson's
          graduation gown, Capeside High yearbooks with Joey and Pacey
          pictured as Class Couple and "The Secret Code of Pacey Witter and
          Dawson Leery," buried by Pacey and Dawson as children and
          rediscovered in Episode #318 are among the sentimental items
          available to the highest online bidders at
          http://auctions.yahoo.com or www.spe.sony.com/auction.

          A portion of the proceeds will go to the Make-A-Wish Foundation
          (www.wish.org), a charitable organization dedicated to granting
          the wishes of children with life-threatening illnesses to enrich
          the human experience with hope, strength, and joy.

  WHEN:   Stake a claim to Capeside online starting today, May 16, until
          Noon on May 30, 2001, and then tune in at 8/7 Central on The WB
          for the unforgettable graduation episode tonight and the season
          finale on Wednesday, May 23.

  WHERE:   http://auctions.yahoo.com or www.spe.sony.com/auction

  CONTACT: Susan Wright, Sony Pictures Digital Entertainment, 310-840-8178,


PRNewswire -- May 16

SOURCE: Sony Pictures Digital Entertainment; Yahoo! Auctions

Website: http://www.spe.sony.com/

Website: http://www.wish.org/

Website: http://www.spe.sony.com/auction