Battlestar Galactica Moves to Sundays
Battlestar Galactica Moves to Sundays
In a move that is sure to excite hordes of fans, Battlestar Galactica is switching time slots, moving from Friday nights to Sundays at 10PM ET/PT starting on January 21st. I never understood why the Sci-Fi channel would air its signature program on the normally dead TV day of Friday, so this feels like a switch long in the making. Now, with Battlestar Galactica on Sundays, maybe NBC/Universal can get a good read on how well it performs against real competition.
I know cable shows don't really compete with network shows, but there has been much fan speculation that NBC was considering taking Battlestar off of the Sci-Fi channel and moving it to NBC in prime time. This move has not come to fruition as of yet, with NBC/Universal airing on the side of extreme caution. My question is, with NBC struggling with their ratings, why would it hurt to give Battlestar Galactica a prime time shot? New episodes of Battlestar Galactica begin airing in their new time slot on Sunday, January 21st at 10PM ET/PT. If you'd like to catch up on The Story So Far, it's available for free on iTunes. -Oscar Dahl, BuddyTV Senior Writer

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