I had a couple of friends who were able to attend the early screening of the mid-season finale. Here's what they had to say about it, without spoilers of course:
"Battlestar Galactica presented their mid-season finale last night at the Cinedrome in LA. The show is pushing hard for Emmy recognition, and they had three of their lovely lady stars in attendance asking for Emmy votes.
We had to promise to SAY NOTHING to get into the screening. Just know that it's a great episode! Things are revealed, situations resolved, and everything is moved to the next level. Just watch and be glad I'm not saying more.
The event ended with a Q&A session with Ron Moore, the producer and creator of BSG, as well as Mary McDonnell (“President Roslin”), Katee Sackoff (“Starbuck”) and Tricia Helfer (“Six”) . Producer Ron Moore answered questions ranging from the significance of the number "12" in the series ("was it just a coincidence that there are 12 colonies and 12 Cylon models?") to when he had the idea to make Starbuck a woman ("right from the beginning"). Some interesting tidbits were dropped. He promised that the season finale would make everything tie together, and we would all be watching the series’ first episode again to understand how it all tied together from the beginning. There is a new series in production -- the prequel "Caprica". They are still considering some more movie length features. And podcasts will resume!"
There's not too long to wait. Looks like we can watch it starting tomorrow morning on the Sci Fi site!