I've seen countless people do this, but I am unsure if it's correct usage or not.
This show is talked about, but that brings up the important question; will it be great?
Should I use the example above? What about this version?
This show is talked about, but that brings up the important question: will it be great?
Is one wrong and the other right, or can both be right? I usually see people throw these nasty semicolons in right before questions that follow up in the same sentence and same clause.