Re: Do fans want the prime timeline back? Part 2: Poll edition.
I submit to you that fans (and, more widely, general audiences) gave up on the series because the producers erroneously believed that grim characterization and dark lighting would magically make it good television, not because of an unwillingness by fans to accept the series on its own terms.
"...the most elementary and valuable statement in science, the beginning of wisdom, is I do not know." - Lt. Commander Data, "Where Silence Has Lease"