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Stargate Universe takes Sci Fi channel to ratings high

The Australian premiere of Stargate Universe has delivered pay TV network the Sci Fi channel its biggest audience of the year so far.  

It pulled in 149,000 viewers, according to analysis released by industry body ASTRA. It was subscription television’s second most watched show of the week after the Socceroos’ international against Holland.

The show, the latest spin-off of the Stargate franchise, features Trainspotting star Robert Carlyle. In the series, a team of scientists and soldiers find themselves unable to return to Earth.

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