I came to the BSG reboot later. I never watched it when it was on, and ended up watching the entire series over last summer.
I don't understand at all why more Sci Fi isn't produced. I go to cons and see people STARVING for good Sci Fi, and yet a channel (that used to be) called Sci-Fi would rather produce crappy reality TV.
Sci-fi on TV is expensive and has a small audience. This is a poor recipe for success (read: profit.)