Further proof that TV viewers have no taste — the third season premiere of BATTLESTAR GALACTICA, in spite of the endless media buzz and internet hype, failed to attract new viewers. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Friday’s premiere of BSG drew 2.2 million total viewers, which was down from the second season premiere that attracted 3.1 million total viewers. Sci Fi was quick to note that the two-hour Season 3 opener was the No. 1 cable series Friday night. In the adults 18-49 demographic, the episode drew 1.4 million viewers. This TV Addict, while not surprised, considering that America has ignored STUDIO 60 ON THE SUNSET STRIP is disappointed. When will viewers learn to appreciate great television when they see it?
How’s this for a theory — did the writers pull a ‘Felicity’? Remember when Felicity’s dreadful season two haircut was blamed for the decline in the show’s popularity? Could Jamie Bamber’s (Apollo) fat suit had the same effect? Only time will tell. But remember folks, you heard it here first: The ‘Felicity’ Effect!