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BSG Airings Tonight

Another week, another change in the schedule! My guess is Sci-Fi is seeing what times do best. Anyway, tonight itairs at 9est then again at 11 and 12est.

Oh, and I'm copying and pasting a post from one of the Sci-FI threads.

Contrary to all the alarm. BSG is not being canceled because of ratings. I have said this before, and I know it will fall on deaf ears, or be written off as lies that the studio is telling us, so they don't hurt our feelings (yeah, that's how Hollywood works @@). Here is what we are hearing.

BSG is SciFi's flagship show, they think it is the best season so far. The ratings in key demographics are actually better or holding. There are a lot of reasons why the network thinks that the overall ratings aren't great. None of them are related to the quality of the show, or it's subject matter. No one is asking Ron to change direction. They like the direction.
Did anyone see the NYTimes today? Another great review BSG. NETWORKS LIKE THAT KIND OF PRESS !!!!!!! It makes them attractive to other talent, shows like BSG draw respected writers and producers to SCIFI. That counts for a LOT !!!!!!! It is good for a network or a studio to have this kind of critical acclaim. They do not make Oscar contenders because they make money. SAW III made more than Clint's film, it will continue to make more. Studios like Oscars, they like to make respectable prestigious material, as long as they can also make moneymakers. IT IS THE WAY THE INDUSTRY WORKS.

Will BSG be canceled at some point? YES Might the ratings be a factor at some point? YES
But none of that is happening now. Everyone needs to calm down. You guys are the only ones who are in a frenzy about cancellation. Ron is not. The studio is not. The network is not. The only rumors about cancellation are on these message boards. I KNOW, I will be discounted and ignored, I know there are those who know SO much more than I do about these things. I have only been in the business for twenty-odd years, but I just love wasting breath.
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Oooh. MEOW. It's good to hear, though, since the schedule-switching is a little bit unsettling. I totally understand her frustration with people freaking out over every tiny detail, but on the other hand, who among us hasn't been burned in the past by premature cancellation? :) Anyway, it's good to have some reassurance.
I feared for Terry when she opted to go on the Sci-Fi board. There are some sane, smart, and rational posters there, but they seem to be getting overshadowed by those wanting to stir up trouble. Most of the people posting about how the show is going to be cancelled are new members and obviously not real fans. I almost wish she'd get wind of LJ and see where the real intelligent and supportive discussion is going on.
I'd be surprised if she didn't know about LJ. Ron Moore seems reasonably savvy about the web fanbase and she is his wife. It's good to hear what she's saying. In some respects, yeah, I am still a little nervous because Farscape had a "we love the ratings," press release two weeks before it was cancelled. Though while it wasn't exactly expected by the cast and crew, Farscape was being hassled during season four about it's direction (from what I can tell in very confusing ways, they wanted it to become some sort of cross between Stargate and Southpark...) So at least that's not going on here, which I think counts for a lot.

Anyway, thanks for sharing. :)
'Farscape' was also a victim of it's ownership - the company that owned the Henson Company struggling to stay afloat and not being able to cut a deal with Sci-Fi to keep the show on the air. Since NBC Universal owns both BSG and Sci-Fi and they don't have to split profits as they did with 'Farscape' I think it gives the show an added bit of support.

And I don't recall 'Farscape' getting five or six showings during the week here nor was TIVOing prevelant nor was it going up against the World Series. If all that is taken into consideration I think the show is safe for now.