files/pictures/picture-35.jpgSCI FI Channel has renewed BATTLESTAR GALACTICA
for a second season. The critically-acclaimed show has been a ratings powerhouse catapulting SCI FI to the top spot in cable among P25-54 for five consecutive Fridays. With an order for 20 episodes, BATTLESTAR will begin production in Vancouver in March for a summer premiere, returning as the anchor of the channel's SCI FI Friday block of primetime original series.
The entire ensemble cast will return for season 2, including Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Katee Sackhoff, Jamie Bamber, James Callis, Tricia Helfer and Grace Park. Also resuming their roles are exec producer and writer Ronald D. Moore and exec producer David Eick.
BATTLESTAR GALACTICA is the drama of the last remnants of the human race and their struggle for survival. Desperately attempting to regain some semblance of normalcy after a devastating nuclear attack, humanity's few survivors are on the run from a sinister enemy and searching for a new planet to call home.
BATTLESTAR GALACTICA is produced by NBC Universal Television Studio, in association with SKY One.
SCI FI Channel is a television network where "what if" is what's on. SCI FI presents original series and events, blockbuster movies and classic science fiction and fantasy programming, as well as a Website (www.scifi.com
) and magazine. Launched in 1992, and currently in 84 million homes, SCI FI Channel is a network of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies.