Brad Wright and Syfy have requested that viewers watch SGU live:
And here's one final reason you should watch Stargate Universe. Because Brad Wright is asking you to.
Wright has a request for fans. "Please watch my show. ... I mean, 'I'm loving the show. I downloaded it,' ... that does not keep us on the air. Viewers have to watch our show live on the same day, otherwise our television show is going to go away," he said.