Updated: 'Caprica' Cancelled By Syfy

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October 27th, 2010

Caprica has been cancelled by Syfy. It will be removed from the Syfy schedule as of November 2 and the remaining episodes rescheduled for sometime in the first quarter of 2011.

Even a few days ago Syfy's Mark Stern wouldn't admit publicly he knew the show's fate.

The show has struggled in the ratings. Here were the latest Caprica ratings from last Tuesday:

Caprica
- 0.718 million viewers
- 0.5/1 HH
- 0.3/1 A18-49

You can see all our Caprica news and ratings related posts here.

Update: Here is the Syfy press release:

Please note the following change to Syfy’s broadcast schedule:

The remaining first run episodes of Caprica – airing Tuesdays at 10/9c – will be removed from the schedule as of next Tuesday, November 2. These final five episodes of the season will be re-scheduled to air at a to be announced time in the first quarter of 2011, and will conclude the run of the series.

“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,“ said Mark Stern, Executive Vice President of Original Programming, Syfy and Co-Head of Content for Universal Cable Productions. “Unfortunately, despite its obvious quality, ‘Caprica’ has not been able to build the audience necessary to justify a second season.”

A detailed schedule change with complete and updated listings information will be issued tomorrow morning (Thursday, October 28).

 
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