Eureka is an American science fiction television series that premiered on Syfy on July 18, 2006. The fifth and final season ended on July 16, 2012.
The show was set in a fictional town of Eureka, Oregon (although, in the pilot episode, Eureka was located in Washington – and the origin of a diamond in the episode “Best In Faux” was shown as Eureka, California). Inhabited almost entirely by scientific geniuses, most residents of Eureka work for Global Dynamics – an advanced research facility responsible for the development of nearly all major technological breakthroughs since its inception. Each episode featured a mysterious accidental or intentional misuse of technology, which the town sheriff, Jack Carter, solved with the help of town scientists. Each season also featured a larger story arc that concerned a particular major event or item. The series premiere was watched by 4.1 million people, making it the top-rated cable program for that night; it was the highest-rated series launch in Syfy’s fourteen-year history.
The season two premiere drew 2.5 million viewers, making it the top-rated cable program of the day. For calendar-year 2008 as a first-run, the series delivered 1.42 million viewers in the 18–49 demographic. The 3rd season premiere was viewed by 2.8 million viewers, and the season 3.5 premiere of Eureka earned 2.68 million viewers in its new time slot. The 4th season premiere was viewed by 2.5 million viewers. The 5th season premiere was viewed by 1.8 million viewers, on par with seasons 4’s closing episode “One Giant Leap”. The 5th season closer “Just Another Day” generated 1.58 million viewers. © Syfy. This project was completed under the name of Iconisus L&Y. It is part of the Iconisus portfolio. Dreamogram is a new separate entity and not a continuation of Iconisus.