The SCI FI Channel & Watch Farscape
DECLARES 'WAR' ON THE COMPETITION
SCI FI Miniseries Premieres #1
Among P18-49 and P25-54
New York, NY (October 19, 2004) -- The fans have spoken. They
frelling love their Farscape. The two-night, four-hour
Peacekeeper Wars (Oct. 17-18 @ 9-11pm ET/PT) premiere averaged
HH rating/1,916,000 P2+, making SCI FI the #1 non-sports
network for P25-54
and P18-49 for the time period over the two nights.
SCI FI trounced its competition among P25-54, outdelivering
TNT (24%), TBS (45%) and Spike TV (42%). They fared
no better among
P18-49, with SCI FI outperforming TNT (32%), TBS (27%)
and Spike TV (35%).
Peacekeeper Wars delivered an aggregate audience of
6,883,000 viewers over the two nights (4 telecasts
of Night One,
3 telecasts of Night
With a 1.5 HH rating/1,735,000 P2+, Night One of Peacekeeper
Wars was up 81% in HH ratings and scored triple digit
increases in key
demos versus the time period average for October
• +163% in P25-54
• + 202% in P18-49
Night Two of the mini soared even higher, delivering a 1.9
HH rating/2,097,000 P2+ (Oct. 18 @9-11pm ET/PT). It improved
previous night's premiere by:
• +30% in HH rating
• +25% in P18-49
• +20% in P25-54
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.
Wars Goodies for Scapers! More
Info & spoilers >>
19th Oct 2004 @ 4:15 PM - The Peacekeeper
Wars part 2 image gallery, containing 687 photos,
is now open! Enter gallery >>
Oct 04 @ 11:39 AM. Download the new "Previously on Farscape" & opening
credits. To download the 13.8 meg Windows Media file, right
click HERE and
choose "Save Target As..."
Oct 04 @ 9:40 AM. Download the PK Wars part 2 trailer! To
download the 1.9 meg Windows Media file, right click HERE and
choose "Save Target As..." Enjoy!
04 @ 3:21 AM. The Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars image
gallery, containing 600+ images, is now open. Enter
October 2004 - KFC [link],
a huge corporate supporter of Farscape for years, has a special
treat for Scapers. They have built a special website where
you can download a one-of-a-kind screansaver.
Go to KFC's Farscape site HERE >>
are sketchy right now, but more information will be posted here
as details develop.
HERE FOR SPOILERS*** Updated
25 August 2004
April 2004 Henson announces the mini-series and acknowledges fan
Cry of Fans and Critics Alike is Answered As New Farscape Special
Even Miniseries is Announced by Sci-Fi to Premiere in Fall.
critically acclaimed adventure sci-fi series Farscape will soon
be back on the airwaves in the form of a television special event
miniseries - Farscape: Peacekeeper War. In response to fans' overwhelming
support for the Farscape franchise, SCI FI Channel announced yesterday
that it will be airing the 4-hour miniseries produced by The Jim
Henson Company in conjunction with Hallmark Entertainment. The two-part
program was directed and executive produced by Brian Henson, and
written and executive produced by series creator Rockne S. O'Bannon
and David Kemper. In addition to Henson, O'Bannon and Kemper, all
of the key creative talent, both in front of and behind the camera,
that made Farscape so unique and special, will return.
special television event would not be a reality were it not for
the tireless, unwavering efforts of the Farscape fans to bring the
series back. Like all of of us at The Jim Henson Company, they believed
that the epic story we were telling was something special and deserved
a proper ending. We are thrilled to respond to their dedication
be creating this miniseries, thus resolving man of the unanswered
questions from the final episode and giving fans their due."
Director & Executive Producer
Farscape: Peacekeeper War
Be Continued...Peacekeeper Wars
Sci Fi Wire is reporting
FI Brings Back Farscape SCI FI announced it will be bringing
back Farscape with an all-new miniseries ‹ called Farscape:
Peacekeeper War ‹ slated to air in the fourth quarter of this
year. The four-hour miniseries picks up where the cliffhanger
series finale left off and will reunite John Crichton (Ben
Browder), Aeryn Sun (Claudia Black) and the rest of the Moya
creator Rockne O'Bannon and executive producer David Kemper
wrote the miniseries, which was directed by Brian Henson.
"Peacekeeper War" was produced by the Jim Henson Company and
Hallmark Entertainment, and executive produced by Robert Halmi
Jr. SCI FI will make the official announcement at noon on
Monday, April 5, during the channel's advertising sales "upfront"
Fantasy is monitoring the situation and will post information
as quickly as possible.
Farscape news as it becomes available. Other
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