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[04/05/05 - 12:00 AM]
Battlestar Galactica' Ends Its First Season at #1

[via press release from Sci Fi]

'BATTLESTAR GALACTICA' ENDS ITS FIRST SEASON AT #1

Highest-rated SCI FI Original Series of All Time

#1 Friday Show Among P25-54 and P18-49

New York, NY (April 5, 2005) -- SCI FI Channel's 'Battlestar Galactica' ended its critically-acclaimed first season the same way it began - at #1. "Kobol's Last Gleaming, Part 2" (Friday, April 1 @ 10pm ET/PT) was cable's #1 program for the day among P18-49 and P25-54. Scoring a 2.5 HH rating/2.8 million viewers P2+, 'Battlestar's' shocking finale also delivered 2.1 million P25-54 and 1.7 million P18-49, leading SCI FI to the #1 spot in cable prime for those demos.

In its 12-week, 13-episode season, 'Battlestar Galactica' has become SCI FI's highest-rated original series ever. The show has delivered record highs for the Channel, averaging:

--2.4 HH rating
--2.9 million P2+
--2.0 million P25-54
--1.7 million P18-49

'Battlestar Galactica' was the #1 cable series to debut in 2005 among P18-49 and P25-54. SCI FI ranked #1 in prime among P25-54 for 10 of the 12 Fridays of 'Battlestar's' run - coming in at #2 in the other two weeks. SCI FI ranked #1 among P18-49 for 7 of those 12 Fridays, and #2 in the other five weeks.

Versus the same time period in 2004, 'Battlestar' showed triple-digit increases in coveted demos:

+118% in HH ratings
+142% in P2+
+229% in P25-54
+258% in P18-49

Season 2 of 'Battlestar Galactica' is currently in production and slated for a July premiere on SCI FI.

SCI FI Channel is a television network where "what if" is what's on. SCI FI fuels the imagination of viewers with original series and events, blockbuster movies and classic science fiction and fantasy programming, as well as a dynamic Web site (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.





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