From IMDB.com: Two families, the Graystones and the Adamas, live together on a peaceful planet known as Caprica, where a startling breakthrough in artificial intelligence brings about unforeseen consequences. A spin-off of the Sci Fi Channel series “Battlestar Galactica” set 50 years prior to the events of that show.
From Wikipedia: Caprica is an upcoming television series described as “television’s first science fiction family saga,” based on the fictional universe of Battlestar Galactica and set on the fictional planet Caprica, around fifty years before the events depicted in the 2004 series. It will tell the story of the Twelve Colonies at peace and living in a society not unlike our own. But high-technology and a startling breakthrough in robotics brings to life the age-old dream of marrying artificial intelligence with mechanical bodies to create the first living robots–the Cylons. They are researched and built, ultimately leading to the Cylon War. The series will revolve around two families, the Adamas (the family of William Adama, who will one day become the Commander of the Battlestar Galactica) and the Graystones. weaves corporate intrigue, techno-action and sexual politics into this science fiction family saga.
The series has yet to go into production and is to be aired on the U.S. Sci Fi Channel. NBC Universal Television Studio is developing the show, in conjunction with the executive producers of Battlestar Galactica (Ronald D. Moore and ) and 24 writer Remi Aubuchon, who is writing the pilot and set to be the showrunner.
Mystech: Much as I hate to admit it, I fear the Stargate: Asslantis effect is about to strike. :-(