It's not 6 hours of my life I'll never get back, thanks to the magic of DVR. More like 5.5 or so. It didn't totally suck, but it sure wasn't good.
Look up "contrived" in the dictionary and you'll find the script for this miniseries.
Soundtrack reminds me of a porn flick with extra orchestration.
Alan Cumming is charming. Neal McDonough is hot (but don't look up his pictures on IMDB, his smile in many of them looks like Bender's). Kathleeen Robertson shook monkeys out of her boobs. Zoe Deschanel is, well, kind of wishy-washy, Trillian without the spark. The rest of the cast? It's not as big a waste of acting talent as the current incarnation of Flash Gordon.
If you haven't seen it, don't go out of your way to. Pretty much don't bother.