"I find it interesting that the article talks about SF's "comeback" where I really didn't see it diminish (at least in the last decade or so)"
Here's what happens, having been part of a whole lot of these articles over the years:several new SF shows come along. You get called for interviews about this sudden explosion of SF. Six months go by. The shows disappear. And now you get calls for interviews about why SF doesn't seem to work on TV.