Sci Fi renews Stargate

Sci Fi Channel is bringing its long-running original series, Stargate
, back for an eighth season.

The sixth season of Stargate SG-1 is currently airing on Sci Fi,
averaging a strong 1.7 rating, and a seventh installment is in production.

Season eight, slated to debut next summer, will set up a planned spinoff
series, Stargate: Atlantis.