SDCC: Eureka picked up for season four

Syfy will pick up its hit series Eureka for a fourth season, senior vice president Mark Stern said in a surprise announcement at a panel Saturday at Comic-Con in San Diego.

Stern placed a call during the panel to Eureka star Colin Ferguson, who is in Bulgaria filming Lake Placid 3 for Syfy, to announce the news. The crowd also sang Ferguson "Happy Birthday."

Stern's news drew applause from appreciative fans in the audience. Eureka airs Fridays at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

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