Can Falling Skies be saved?

This season of Falling Skies has been frustrating. The storylines have felt sillier and more random, and outings like last week's "extended dream sequence" romp haven't helped. But the show's getting a brand new writing staff next season, and last night's episode showcased the main reason it deserves another shot: the… » 7/29/13 5:28pm 7/29/13 5:28pm

Is Battlestar Galactica in suspended animation?

Battlestar Galactica was a quirky post-Star Wars space opera project, but it gained a new prominence in the past decade. BSG was Syfy's flagship TV series for a long time, and Bryan Singer has been trying to make a Battlestar movie. But now, it looks like you might have to wait a long time for any more Battlestar. » 5/09/13 12:07pm 5/09/13 12:07pm

AMC readies new UFO series Thunderstruck — prepare for your overly…

Now that it's conquered the zombie genre niche, AMC is taking on UFO space dramas. AMC has picked up the hour-long UFO drama Thunderstruck from David Eick of Battlestar Galactica. If The Walking Dead is any indication, you should brace yourself for some seriously depressing alien creatures. » 11/16/11 8:40am 11/16/11 8:40am

Guillermo del Toro and BSG's David Eick to make Hulk TV show for ABC

Guillermo del Toro and Battlestar Galactica executive producer David Eick are teaming up to create a new Hulk for ABC. Furthermore, del Toro will redesign the Hulk using prosthetics, puppetry, and CGI. Bring on the green body paint! » 11/16/10 7:15am 11/16/10 7:15am

What went wrong with Caprica?

Producer David Eick promised we'd know the fate of Battlestar Galactica prequel Caprica by August 15, but there's been no word. Is the show doomed? We hope not. But it hasn't gotten BSG-level ratings. What do you think went wrong? » 8/18/10 9:30am 8/18/10 9:30am

Caprica trades angst for action in January's new episodes

The first half of Caprica season one was about setting things in motion. But the second half, airing January, will be all action, the producers told us. And James Marsters talked about playing a religious fundamentalist who uses his sex-appeal. » 7/24/10 7:00am 7/24/10 7:00am

Caprica's Esai Morales: "We Don’t Know When We’re Going To Get Picked…

We had the opportunity to catch up with Caprica actors Esai Morales and Magda Apanowicz, plus executive producer David Eick at the 2010 Syfy Upfront. Morales confirmed the uncertainty of the show's renewal and discussed the dangers ahead for the cast. » 3/17/10 11:00am 3/17/10 11:00am

Caprica Is Not A Show About Lovable People

One thing Caprica will have in common with its parent show, Battlestar Galactica: Gnarly, uncompromising characters who'll make choices you won't like. We talked to star Paula Malcomson and producer David Eick about the bad mother who birthed the Cylons. » 1/19/10 3:00pm 1/19/10 3:00pm

In Caprica, People Are The Biggest Monsters Of All

Caprica, the Battlestar Galactica prequel launching Friday, doesn't feature an army of robots bent on wiping out the human race, because Cylons are just a few prototypes. So the biggest conflict is between groups of humans, says producer Jane Espenson. » 1/18/10 12:22pm 1/18/10 12:22pm

BSG Spin-Off Caprica Could Still Feature Crazy Space War

Battlestar Galactica's prequel series, Caprica, may be about the origins of the Cylon killer robots, but a lot of its storylines will deal with battles between the twelve colonies... which may actually heat up into full-on interstellar combat. Spoilers below. » 7/25/09 9:00am 7/25/09 9:00am

Galactica's Final Season Won't All Be On TV

When Battlestar Galactica » 8/20/08 6:30am 8/20/08 6:30am makes its long-awaited comeback next year, it won't just be our television screens that it's returning to. In a recent interview, executive producer David Eick revealed that fans can expect more -style minisodes, as well.Talking to Newsarama, Eick admitted that webisodes are definitely part…

Exclusive: James Callis Reveals Baltar's Leadership Secrets, And David…

Today's Battlestar Galactica panel left us with some lingering questions about the show, including how its ending ties in with prequel series Caprica. Luckily, we had a chance to sit down with producer David Eick and some of the stars of BSG and ask a few questions. Click through for Gaius Baltar's leadership secrets,… » 7/26/08 6:00pm 7/26/08 6:00pm

What's Going On With The Battlestar Galactica Movies?

We've reported on the rumored TV movie spin-offs from SciFi's Battlestar Galactica before, but now we're hearing very conflicted reports as to what stage those movies are at. Are they still just being batted around as ideas for some potential continuation of the franchise... or beginning production in little over a… » 6/30/08 7:30am 6/30/08 7:30am

What NBC Shows Should Be Revamped By Battlestar, Bionic Producer?

With the news that Battlestar Galactica and Bionic Woman producer David Eick will be revamping yet another NBC/Universal property as part of his new deal with the peacock network comes the expected flurry of expectation. Just what old TV show will be the next to feel the grim and gritty grip of Eick's clammy… » 4/21/08 7:30am 4/21/08 7:30am

Soon All Scifi Will Be Like Battlestar Galactica

Battlestar Galactica may have been more of a critical hit than a ratings smash, but its producers are getting ready to spread its science fiction recipe, mixing grit and soap opera, through a bunch of more high-profile venues. David Eick is already signed to work on a TV series based on P.D. James' Children Of Men,… » 4/18/08 11:10am 4/18/08 11:10am

A Childless World Turns To A Sewer — Hopefully Without Hair-Flipping

David Eick's TV version of P.D. James' novel Children of Men sounds as though it'll use its dark future without children to explore some fascinating themes. In a world where you don't have any responsibility to the next generation, what behavior is too extreme? His weekly drama will look at how society changes when… » 3/21/08 3:10pm 3/21/08 3:10pm

Why Battlestar Galactica is the Best Political Drama on TV

This exclusive new preview clip for Battlestar Galactica season 4 reminds us why the science fiction series' violent moral ambiguity has made it the most compelling political drama on TV. Sure the show is about humans fleeing for their lives from cyborgs in space, but it has a realistic, ripped-from-the-headlines… » 3/19/08 2:15pm 3/19/08 2:15pm

Law And Torture In Battlestar Galactica

Ronald D. Moore and David Eick sat down and went over the different types and social systems and moralities they've created for the new Battlestar Galactica, including the need to the government (and not just the military) to bring down the heavy hand of torture from time to time, and how the legal system works in the » 2/22/08 3:00pm 2/22/08 3:00pm

Bionic Woman's Greatest Enemy Is Apathy

Audiences would rather watch Kitchen Nightmares than sit through an hour of Jaime Sommers' domestic life. Last night's Bionic Woman pulled in just 6.5 million viewers, down from the 13.6 million who watched the series debut. It's obvious BW's particular blend of escapism and soap isn't working. But do TV audiences… » 11/08/07 3:55pm 11/08/07 3:55pm

The 50 Million Dollar Dame. Episode 3.

If I was a high-paid Hollywood writer, this is what my version of the Bionic Woman would look like. Upon realizing that her boyfriend has not only been keeping a dossier on her but apparently waiting to pounce upon her first near fatal mishap to implant her with $50 million of his employer's goods, Jamie Sommers… » 10/10/07 10:28pm 10/10/07 10:28pm