Battlestar Galactica is set to get ANOTHER reboot to air on NBC's own streaming network

Battlestar Galactica is set to get ANOTHER reboot to air on NBC's own streaming network

It seems as though a new streaming network can't launch now without a major science fiction series as part of the lineup. CBS All Access had Star Trek Discovery, Disney+ will have The Mandalorian and now NBC are set to launch their platform - The Peacock - with yet another Battlestar Galactica reboot - this time under the guidance of Mr. Robot's Sam Esmail.

Battlestar Galactica itself was originally inspired by Star Wars and went on to spawn a spin-off in the form of Galactica 1980. It was then pulled out of retirement by Ron Moore who gave the show a much grittier edge in the series that ran from 2004 to 2009.

Esmail's take on the series has only just been announced alongside the news that The Peacock will launch in April 2021 with 15,000 hours of content. Battlestar Galactica will be joined by a new drama - Brave New World - starring Demi Moore and another reboot, this time of Saved By The BellThe Peacock will also be home to NBC Universal's existing back catalogue of TV and films.

We need your help

Running a website like The Digital Fix - especially one with over 20 years of content and an active community - costs lots of money and we need your help. As advertising income for independent sites continues to contract we are looking at other ways of supporting the site hosting and paying for content.

You can help us by using the links on The Digital Fix to buy your films, games and music and we ask that you try to avoid blocking our ads if you can. You can also help directly for just a few pennies per day via our Patreon - and you can even pay to have ads removed from the site entirely.

Click here to find out more about our Patreon and how you can help us.

Did you enjoy the article above? If so please help us by sharing it to your social networks with the buttons below...

Category news

Latest Articles