Syfy's "Caprica" is showing signs of life in the Nielsens. Friday's episode climbed 18% this week to 1.3 million viewers. That's the biggest number for the series since its second week on the air. The show's midseason finale airs on Friday.
Also, SyFy issued a press release for the March 5 episode ("Know Thy Enemy"):
GATHERING MOMENTUM TO ITS SEASON FINALE, CAPRICA POSTS SERIES HIGHS IN ADULTS 18-49 AND ADULTS 25-54 DURING FRIDAY, MARCH 5 EPISODE ON SYFY
Gains 13% in Adults 18-49 and 15% in Adults 25-54 Versus Prior Week With Inclusion of DVR Playback
New York, NY -- March 22, 2010 -- Building momentum toward this week's mid-season finale, Syfy's critically acclaimed Caprica scored double-digit increases and delivered series highs in key demos Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 during its Friday, March 5 episode with the inclusion of Live +7 DVR playback data.
The March 5 episode, airing from 9-10pm, averaged 1.04 million Adults 18-49 (+13% versus the Friday, February 26 episode) and 1.21 million Adults 25-54 viewers (+15%).
The program also scored a 1.4 HH Rating (highest rating since the January 22 series premiere) and 1.78 million total viewers (highest since January 29).
The level of viewing from 7-day playback vs. same-day playback also hit series highs, adding:
476,000 additional Adults 25-54
436,000 additional Adults 18-49
627,000 total viewers -- The Futon Critic