"Are you alive?"
The show is popular, but what with DVR, iTunes & BitTorrent, actual TV ratings are down so says the Sci Fi Channel in this story "New season of BATTLESTAR GALACTICA might be 'lost in space'" by Robin Blade. Link to the Toledo Blade here.
Of course, it's gonna be time to renew everyone's contract soon, and this could be just so much baloney designed to put the scare in those who asking for more $$$.
BSG is to Sci Fi what SOUTH PARK is to Comedy Central: a breakout hit.
Besides, the chicks are cool and the guys are hunks. And there's spaceships zapping each other. What's not to love?