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'Eureka' Renewed for Second Season on Sci Fi
Production on a 13-episode second season to begin in Vancouver this spring for a summer 2007 return.

[via press release from Sci Fi]


Series Brings Over 5 Million New Viewers to the Channel for SCI FI's Best-Ever Third Quarter!

NEW YORK, NY--October 4, 2006--SCI FI Channel has greenlit production on a second season of its hit Original Series 'Eureka,' ordering 13 new hours of the dramedy, it was announced today by Mark Stern, SCI FI Channel's Executive Vice President of Original Programming. 'Eureka' will begin production on a second season in Vancouver this spring for a summer 2007 return.

'Eureka' is SCI FI's highest-rated, most watched series of 2006, bringing in over 5 million new viewers (P2+) to the Channel through last week's episode. A series about a secret U.S. town full of geniuses, 'Eureka' broke Channel records with its two-hour premiere on July 18. The 'Eureka' premiere remains the highest rated series telecast in SCI FI Channel history. Topping off the Channel's best-ever third quarter in household delivery and total viewers, 'Eureka' scored the following ratings milestones:

--In its first season, 'Eureka' delivered a 2.2 HH rating, 2.7 million P2+ viewers, 1.5 million P25-54 and 1.3 million P18-49.

--'Eureka' outperformed last year's time period average by +175% in HH ratings and +206% in P2+ viewers.

--'Eureka' has been a top five cable program on Tuesday nights nine weeks out of its 12-week run; always remaining inside the top ten.

--Last night's 'Eureka' finale bested the season premiere of the CW's 'Veronica Mars' in key male demos (M18-49, M25-54) and made SCI FI the top ranked cable network in the 9-10p time period, averaging a 1.9 HH rating and 2.4 million viewers (P2+).

'Eureka' is SCI FI's first scripted, Original Series launch since the premiere of the critically acclaimed 'Battlestar Galactica.' In line with SCI FI's mission to broaden the scope and appeal of the Channel, 'Eureka' is an immensely relatable, earth-based dramedy with a unique sci-fi twist. Nestled in the Pacific Northwest, 'Eureka' is a small town with big secrets. Shrouded in secrecy, the picturesque hamlet is actually a community of geniuses assembled by the government to conduct top-secret research. What they've unwittingly created is a place where anything imaginable can happen´┐Ż and does.

Returning for a second season are 'Eureka' stars Colin Ferguson, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Joe Morton, Jordan Hinson, Ed Quinn, Debrah Farentino and Matt Frewer.

Eureka is a SCI FI Channel presentation and is produced and distributed by NBC Universal Television Studio. Images are available at www.nbcumv.com/scifi.

SCI FI Channel is a television network where "what if" is what's on. SCI FI fuels the imagination of viewers with original series and events, blockbuster movies and classic science fiction and fantasy programming, as well as a dynamic Web site (www.scifi.com) and magazine. Launched in 1992, and currently in 84 million homes, SCI FI Channel is a network of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies.

  [october 2006]  


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