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Ask Matt: Eureka, Dallas, Falling Skies, True Blood, Damages

Linda Gray

Question: I hope you'll mention the passing of one of my favorite shows, Eureka. With all the hoopla around the finale of The Closer and the buzz about new and returning summer shows, the final episode of this quirky and creative Syfy gem will probably go unnoticed by most. Over the years it's become one of my favorites, serving up some high concept sci-fi stories with a healthy dose of humor and heart. Although I knew it was ending, the announcement last week of the July 16 "series finale" made me sadder than I expected. It's like nothing else on TV and I will miss all these wonderful, eccentric characters and this charming, if sometimes dangerous, town. Thanks for your insightful columns and recommendations! — Lenore read more

Colin Ferguson Previews the Final Season of Syfy's Eureka

Colin Feguson

Is this really happening? Eureka is back for its fifth and final season Monday (9/8c, Syfy) with a humdinger of an episode that has the starship Astraeus landing safely on Earth after its unplanned launch. But the crew members weren't in outer space for only a few hours like they thought — they were out there for four years! Naturally, the folks back home have moved on with their lives. Kids have grown up. New romances have blossomed. And sinister forces are now in charge of Global Dynamics. TV Guide Magazine spoke with Colin Ferguson — aka Sheriff Jack Carter — about these wild developments, the show's surprise demise, and what's in store for the series finale.

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Syfy Cancels Eureka Without a Season 6

Colin Ferguson

Looks like Syfy is ready to leave Eureka after all.

Less than a week after ordering a six-episode sixth season, Syfy has reversed its decision, canceling the drama after its upcoming fifth season. The network called it a "difficult business decision" and urged fans to look forward to the ...
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Will Eureka's Sixth Season Be Its Last?

Eureka

Is Syfy ready to leave Eureka?

The cable network has ordered an abbreviated six-episode sixth season of the series, according to Deadline.com, which also reports that the shortened season will be the show's last. However, Mark Stern, Syfy's president of original content told The Hollywood Reporter there are no such plans to... read more

Matt's Weekend Picks: August 20-22

Eureka

EUREKA (Friday, 9/8c, Syfy)
Fans of Colin Ferguson get double the pleasure this weekend. In a new episode of the quirky fan fave Eureka, directed by Joe Morton, there's more tension between Sheriff Carter and Dr. Grant on the Allison front. But things get really rocky elsewhere when townspeople begin turning into stone. (Hate when that happens!) On Saturday night, Ferguson switches occupations to heroic game warden as the hero of Lake Placid 3 (9/8c, Syfy), a campy sequel to the deadly-croc franchise co-starring genre faves Yancy Butler and Michael Ironside... read more

Matt's Weekend Picks: July 30-August 1

James Badge Dale

Eureka

(Friday, 9/8c, Syfy) Colin Ferguson directs this week's episode, which may explain why Sheriff Carter is off to Harvard to visit Zoe for the week. While he's away, the town celebrates Space Week—but as usual, things go awry. This week's culprit: guest star Jamie Kennedy, whose self-propagating oxygen device begins to affect the atmosphere, threatening to incinerate the put-upon town... read more

On Syfy, Fantasy Lite

Eureka

"In this job, there's no such thing as no such thing."

That clever quip gives us summer Syfy in a nutshell. As spoken by Warehouse 13's glib Secret Service hero Pete Lattimer (the genial Eddie McClintock) to his foxy partner Mika Bering (Joanne Kelly) while both are plastered to a Victorian ceiling by some anti-gravity device or other, we are served the fantastic with a side order of whimsy, with very little ever taken seriously... read more

Battlestar Galactica Alum Joins Eureka

James Callis

Battlestar Galactica star James Callis is sticking with Syfy.

The actor has been cast as a new regular in the network's most popular original series, Eureka.

Battlestar Galactica's James Callis joins FlashForward

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At the Sci Fi Upfronts: Battlestar Finale, New Shows and a New Name

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Sci Fi chose their upfront event to screen the much-anticipated finale of their hit series Battlestar Galactica, introduce new shows and formally reveal their new name, SyFy.

Here are some of the highlights of the evening:

Battlestar Galactica
The evening began with the screening of the two-hour Galactica finale, "Daybreak — Part 2." Executive producer Ron Moore made reporters and critics raise their right hands and promise not to reveal any spoilers until it airs on Friday (10 pm/ET). We will abide by this promise, but say the show's bow is stunning, action-packed and quite emotional.

Ghost Hunters
Jason and Grant were good enough to name their "can't miss" episodes for TVGuide.com this season. They feature the creepy, old, abandoned Essex County Hospital and a Titanic exhibit with some reported spooky activity at the Georgia Aquarium. To raise the stakes — and the hairs on the back of your neck — the network is airing the Titanic episode on the anniversary of the ship's demise, April 15. We also couldn't resist asking if the boys minded being spoofed last year by Supernatural, and if they would be up for a cameo on the show. "We don't take ourselves seriously," said Grant. Jason echoed the sentiment, saying, "We'd love to... we think those guys are great and we'd love to meet them!" Read more about the Sci Fi upfronts after the jump! read more

Colin Ferguson Previews Eureka's Inventive New Season

Colin Ferguson in Eureka by Carole Segale/Sci Fi Channel Photo

If youre looking for sanity in Eureka go no further than Colin Ferguson Tuesday night he begins his third season as Sheriff Jack Carter who lends an Andy Taylor-like calm to a stormy Mayberry populated by crazy scientific geniuses Ferguson explains why hes nuts about the show Eureka airs Tuesdays at 9 pmET Sci FiTV Guide Give us some scoop Colin Ferguson A main character dies How do you like that Also as last season ended Eureka was wrecked [by an airborne metal-eating bacteria] so we bring in Frances Fisher [as a corporate hotshot] to fix the town [The opener] is about a [rogue robot] that escapes Its fun though its hard to act when a main character is a visual effectTV Guide What is the shows appeal Ferguson Some like the special effects and the fun fast stories Others like the humor I think its the relationshipsTV Guide Any other projectsFerguson I did NBCs Fear Itself which is like The Twilight Zone I played a serial killer and that was read more

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