Bumpy Start for 'Battlestar'

Umstead, R. Thomas
October 2006
Multichannel News;10/16/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 41, p17
The article focuses on the television viewership results of the third season debut of "Battlestar Galactica" last October 16, 2006 in the U.S. Sci Fi Channel reports that the program drew 2.2 million viewers from 9pm to 11pm, thus exceeding the 2.1 million viewership average achieved by its second season which premiered in July 2005. Sci Fi general manager David Howe, however, defends the failure of the show to match the 2.6 household rating and 3.1 million viewers from its season two premiere.


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