'Eureka' series finale postmortem with showrunner Jaime Paglia: We made it 'a celebration instead of a funeral'


"Eureka" ended its five-season, seven-year run on Syfy with a poignant and satisfying series finale...that almost never happened.In the wake of the its abrupt cancellation, it seemed "Eureka" would be forced to bow out with a cliffhanger -- until Syfy granted showrunner Jaime Paglia's request for one more episode. With one caveat: The "Eureka" crew had one week -- instead of the usual two months -- to write it. "We broke the story in two days, I wrote it in three days over the weekend, and then we had three days to prep it," Paglia revealed to Zap2it. At the time, he said, "I told everybody, 'Let's try to look at the positive side of this: We were given a chance by the network and studio to wrap this up on our terms. So let's go into this last episode as positively as we can and really make it a celebration instead of a funeral.'"The...



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