Sci fi Channel in the US goes the video blog route

MUMBAI: which is the web site of American broadcaster Sci Fi Channel, continues to pioneer innovative viewing experiences on the Internet.

Just five months after it became the first television network to offer original content via podcasting technology, Sci Fi now becomes the first television network to launch an exclusive video blog for one of its original series.

Battlestar Galactica executive producer David Eick will offer viewers an exclusive look behind-the-scenes of one of television's hottest new shows. Fresh three-five minute video blogs will be posted every few weeks. They will give fans never before seen insights into the production of the hit show including candid moments with the series' stars. Visitors will be able to sit in on script meetings with writers and producers and meet other members of the crew and special effects team.

In anticipation of Battlestar Galactica's second season premiere, the broadcaster's site will also begin streaming season one's action filled final episode, Kobol's Last Gleaming, Part II. Battlestar's series premiere episode 33 has been viewed more than 100,000 times on the site. states that it will continue to deliver exclusive online content throughout the production of the second season, which premieres on air on 15 July.

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