Sci Fi Channel Gets Into the Game
- Howe Takes Sci Fi Reins. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;7/19/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 29, p2
Focuses on the contributions of general manager David Howe to Sci Fi Channel. Background on the management of the science-fiction cable network; Career background of Howe; Comment from USA Network president Bonnie Hammer; Viewership rating of Sci Fi Channel's "Stargate" and "Steven Spielberg...
- Sci Fi Gets Ratings 'Flash' UMSTEAD, R. THOMAS // Multichannel News;8/20/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 33, p48
The article focuses on the television series "Flash Gordon." Its premiere on August 10, 2007 is considered Sci Fi Channel's top-rated series launch for the year. This adaptation of the classic comic strip garnered an average of 1.5 household rating and 2.1 million total viewers in the 25 to 54...
- 'Battlestar Galactica' Jumping to Sundays. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;12/4/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 48, p14
The article provides information on the move of Sci Fi Channel to air its flagship series "Battlestar Galactica" on Sunday nights in the U.S. Sci Fi Channel decided to move the last ten episodes of the show to Sunday, TV's busiest night, starting on January 21, 2007. The executive vice...
- Bumpy Start for 'Battlestar' Umstead, R. Thomas // 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...
- Sci-fi goes hi-tech for fall. McConville, Jim // Broadcasting & Cable;8/14/95, Vol. 125 Issue 33, p20
Reports on the expansion of the fall program schedule of Sci-Fi Channel with a handful of additional original series that use a high-tech strategy to capture younger audience. List of line up of Sci-Fi's television programs and their features; Several specials.
- Sci-Fi renews two shows. // Electronic Media;11/25/96, Vol. 15 Issue 48, p13
Reports on the ordering of two episodes of the series, `Trailer Park,' and `The Anti-Gravity Room,' by the Sci-Fi Channel.
- Sci Fi: It's Not Just Aliens Anymore. Moss, Linda // Multichannel News;4/8/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 14, p22
Focuses on the decision of Sci Fi Channel to broaden programming to increase audience share. Discussion on the need to change the perception of science fiction; Details of the channels' roster of television mini-series; Plans of Sci Fi to double the channel's movie production.
- Who is No. 2? Rogers, Adam; Tanaka, Jennifer // Newsweek;6/26/1995, Vol. 125 Issue 26, p8
Informs that the Sci-Fi Channel and New York online conclave ECHO will present the '60s British show, `The Prisoner,' starring Patrick McGoohan, on June 22, 1995. How to qualify for chat on a coming quiz contest on Sci-Fi's Web site.
- `Sliders' slides over to Sci-Fi. Rice, Lynette // Broadcasting & Cable;06/30/97, Vol. 127 Issue 27, p74
Reports on Sci-Fi Channel's purchase of exclusive rights to the Universal Television drama `Sliders.' Plans to show old and new episodes of the series; Average Nielsen rating of Sliders.