Thats according to producers Josh and Jonas Pate, who created the upcoming sea-fi NBC drama, Surface, about a new form of sea life and how its appearance affects life on Earth.
The show is a bit unusual for TV but the brothers are confident Surface can rise above other shows in its time slot.
Still, they do admit feeling cushioned because there are enough sci-fi fans around to practically guarantee a DVD release even if NBC cancels it.
But Josh expects the show and other sci-fi dramas to be popular in the coming months because the genre is always popular in times of uncertainty.
Surface debuts Sept. 19 on NBC.
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