Plus there's the Moonves factor. He pulled the plug on Enterprise and is noted as not being a fan of science fiction.
For Christ's sake - I loved Enterprise
, but if Moonves "pulled the plug" on it then he did so about a year further downstream than the execs at just about any other media corporation in the world would have. The cancellation of a TV series that cost as much as that show did and was pulling as few viewers as it was is not evidence for Moonves' prejudice against anything.