Battlestar Galactica already renewed for third season

“How much confidence does SciFi Channel have in two of its three top shows? Enough to pretty much give them a go-ahead for a third season. Sources at SciFi Channel are reporting that SciFi has unofficially decided to award both “Battlestar Galactica” and “Stargate: Atlantis” third-season pickups…

“‘Battlestar Galactica’ aired for the first time on SciFi in January for an extended half-season run, quickly earning a second season after strong ratings that beat out even new episodes of “Star Trek: Enterprise” on UPN. The show is in the middle of its second season, still enjoying strong ratings despite some audience erosion seen across the board. It stars Edward James Olmos and Mary McDonnell, and has been critically-acclaimed in the mainstream media.”

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