“We saw an explosion of sci-fi/fantasy content across every cable and broadcast network out there,” said Syfy president Dave Howe. “Perceptions of the genre have shifted dramatically. What that speaks to is an opportunity to re-own the genre and be at the forefront of high-end buzzy, provocative storytelling — and the epiphany of that was .”
A year after this article was written, the SyFy Channel hasn't.... "re-owned"....any genre. It remains an incoherent and nebulous basic cable channel without a discernible on-air identity. Not only that, it has never come close to competing with the other fantasy shows on the other cable networks due to (1) An ongoing lack of management talent at the SyFy Channel and (2) Not having the per episode budgets that the other cable networks have.
As for the SyFy Channel's ongoing and inexplicable infatuation with...."GINO" - (Galactica in Name Only)....what it has always erroneously referred to as..."Battlestar"....the facts continue to go completely over the SyFy Channel's head. It was a low rated series for four consecutive seasons and loved by those only within the finite...."Stealth Marketing Circles"...the SyFy Channel hired.
Read the books Universal Studios has tried and failed to censor on Amazon.com...
And read these books at another location where Universal Studios executives and its stealth marketers won't be able to post negative, misleading (stealth marketed) reviews of the books via them purchasing candy and Rogaine Foam on Amazon.com (allowing them access to the Amazon book review section) and not actually buying and reading the books. I'll leave the other 150 global locations under wraps for now.