Syfy has announced that they are not only not renewing Caprica, but they will be removing the remaining episodes from their schedule starting next Tuesday, with the intent to air them at some point in the first part of 2011. While the cancellation of the show isn’t unexpected considering continually falling ratings, pulling the remaining episodes in this way definitely is. Entertainment Weekly has a statement from Syfy’s EVP of Original Programming, Mark Stern, in which he says,
We appreciate all the support that fans have shown for ‘Caprica’ and are very proud of the producers, cast, writers and the rest of the amazing team that has been committed to this fine series. Unfortunately, despite its obvious quality, ‘Caprica’ has not been able to build the audience necessary to justify a second season.
Looks like the toasters are toast – at least until the pilot of Battlestar Galactica: Blood and Chrome.
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