The film was aired at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival and it won a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television, the film was also nominated for an Emmy award.
Despite their popularity, the mini-series format remains event television on traditional networks in the United States with soap operas relegated to ongoing daytime or primetime programming rather than limited series.
The arrival of the Motherships was one of the greatest dramatic moments in science fiction mini-series history spawning similar feats in the film Independence Day and the 2009 remake of the series also known as V.
Battlestar Galactica characters are the central focus on the SciFi Channel's series that began with the 2003 mini-series and concluded in March, 2009 after four seasons and more than eighty episodes.
Both the original series in the late 1970s and the re-imagined version, which aired as a mini-series and later, a full-fledged series for the then Sci-Fi Channel were enormously popular.
However, as the network succeeded in attracting more viewers (and more advertising dollars) the opportunity came to air first-run content and also create original movies and mini-series.
Initially aired as a mini-series on CBS, Dallas received a full season pick up in the fall of 1978 and would air for 13 full seasons, changing the landscape of the prime time soap opera.
The actress has appeared in numerous prime time projects and mini-series programs, returning repeatedly to GH and finally winning a Daytime Emmy in a supporting actress role.
Later that year Guffey would appear on television in the mini-series Chiefs, which told the story of a group of Southern police officers on the hunt for a serial killer.
When the fishing seasons were over on Season 4, Discovery created After the Catch, which was a mini-series following the captains of the ships during these off-seasons.