Last week’s episode Battlestar Galactica, "The Oath," ended with those dreaded word ‘to be continued’ and so this week they pick up where they left off with "Blood on the Scales" the fourth of the final 10 episodes of BSG. In our weekly BSG Preview we have clips, details, interview links and videos, plus more frakin links all about BSG, including news on the release of the Caprica BSG prequel on DVD.
“Blood on the Scales” [Season 4 Ep. 14]
US: Airing February 6th on SciFi at 10 PM (9 Central)
Canada: Airing February 6th on Space at 10 PM (7 Pacific)
UK: Airing February 10th on Sky1 at 9 PM
Synopsis: President Roslin faces off against Tom Zarek and Lt. Gaeta as they try to take control of the Colonial fleet. Both the alliance with the rebel Cylons and Adama’s life are at stake.
Zarek and Geata are in command, but for how long?
Preview (SciFi – USA)
Preview (Space – Canada)
Chicago Tribune’s Maureen Ryan interviewed writer Mark Verheiden about the "The Oath.
A so-so season 4.5 debut and a dip of 19% in week two apparently wasn’t low enough. Episode three, "The Oath", drew 1.56 million viewers, dropping 9% from the week prior and pushing the total decline to 26% (or 550,000 viewers) since the season premiere. By way of comparison, the third episode of season 4.0, "Escape Velocity", drew 1.74M.
New BSG Interviews
Tricia Helfer (Six) interview with Bonnie Hunt.
io9: interview with Jane Espenson (on BSG, Capria, Buffy, Dollhouse)
TV Guide ‘Mega Buzz’ on future returning characters (scroll down)
jeebs 83 NBC Photos of upcoming episodes
Caprica (BSG Prequel) News – Coming On DVD in April
Caprica, the highly anticipated prequel to Battlestar Galactica, will premiere exclusively on DVD on April 21 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. The feature-length prequel will be available on DVD as a limited-edition uncut and unrated version before the series’ broadcast premiere on the SCI FI Channel in 2010. The DVD will carry a suggested retail price of $26.98. More details in the full press release (To sign up for updates, visit the official Caprica DVD site). See below for a promo for Caprica and find more info and video at SciFi Caprica page.
More Frakin Links
Stump butter opening bid: $110
Even more BSG
If that isn’t enough for you, keep track of all your Frakin needs at our favorite BSG site, Battlestar Sitrep.
Catch up on DVD
If you need to catch up, the Battlestar Galactica 4.0 DVD set was recently released, here is a promo: