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March 22 2010

(SPOILER) James Marsters in the Caprica midseason finale (clip). A preview clip with James and Polly Walker from the Caprica midseason finale, "End of Line," which airs this Friday (March 26) at 9/8c.

Hey, no more punching in the face!
I'm close to giving up on Caprica unless it becomes a full-on Marsters fest pdq.
I like Caprica a lot. I was looking forward to it, and I've been happy with it once it finally started. I find the issues it raises about morality in a virtual world interesting and very relevant as we (and our kids) spend progressively more time interacting in online spaces. But I know opinions vary widely on this show.
I'm so looking forward to this

And in related news

The March 5th episode which introduced James as Barnabas boosted the ratings

http://www.thefutoncritic.com/news.aspx?id=20100322syfy01

Quote:
Gains 13% in Adults 18-49 and 15% in Adults 25-54 Versus Prior Week With Inclusion of DVR Playback

New York, NY -- March 22, 2010 -- Building momentum toward this week's mid-season finale, Syfy's critically acclaimed Caprica scored double-digit increases and delivered series highs in key demos Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 during its Friday, March 5 episode with the inclusion of Live +7 DVR playback data.

The March 5 episode, airing from 9-10pm, averaged 1.04 million Adults 18-49 (+13% versus the Friday, February 26 episode) and 1.21 million Adults 25-54 viewers (+15%).

The program also scored a 1.4 HH Rating (highest rating since the January 22 series premiere) and 1.78 million total viewers (highest since January 29).
Caprica ratings are up. It's been a spectacular show so far. Best thing on TV for me at the moment, the 6-month break is going to be rough.
Love Caprica. Didn't know about the 6 months. Sigh.
Enjoying Caprica a lot. Glad to see someone out there taking advantage of James's talent. Amazing cast altogether.
Last week's episode was amazing. Looking forward to the finale. I don't get James Marsters' character at all though, he's just seemed vaguely menacing so far. Hopefully that improves.
Wow, for a moment there I thought it was the health care debate in the US House of Representatives. . .
we didn't know about the six month break, either; wait til i tell my husband. ooo... syfy's gonna be in trouble!

glad that the ratings are getting better. i too think that caprica is one of three of the best things on tv right now.
What is up with this 'mid-season break' rubbish lately?

Am enjoying the show so far.
Forgive me, I don't have a TV and get my dose of Caprica via hulu --so I guess I'm out of the looop -- WTF is a Mid-Season Finale?
I absolutely love CAPRICA and think the cast is outstanding and only wish that Jane Espenson could have managed to get James Marsters on as a regular leading character. It's a real pity that like Firefly and Dollhouse the "numbers game" may start to rear its extremely ugly head.

If you have not watched it, please do catch up watching on-line, it is also on Comcast On Demand - help support Jane Espenson's efforts and James Marsters -
Oh joy - James and the divine Polly Walker have screen time together.
A mid-season break I get - or accept, anyhow - cable does all kinds of weird scheduling with their series'.
But six months? That can't be good for a fledgling show still struggling to find it's audience. It doesn't seem that a whole lot of loyal BSG fans are sticking with Caprica.
I like the suggestion that deluded middle-aged cowards and their self-indulgent offspring are responsible for society's ruination, it certainly resonates... but having the story led by those same characters was an, uh, interesting move.
Never watched BSG (Okay 2 or 3 of the first eps) But I am really enjoying Caprica. My complaint is the lack of screen time for said Mr. Marsters! :) Eric Stoltz and rest of primary cast (including the younger folk) are all amazing. I hope the ratings keep going up, and yeah Skiffy does weird mid season breaks. Still eagerly awaiting Eureka's return!
Caprica is awesome - not quite as awesome for me as BSG was but it's still early on and it just keeps getting better and better! I wish they didn't do these half season showings though and then go on a break for six months just as the show is really heating up!
I love this show, specifically Amanda Greystone. Jane Espenson is doing an amazing job.

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