‘Haven’ canceled by Syfy after five seasons; will it have fitting end?

HavenNobody wants to see a show get canceled. People invest their time and money in making sure that some of them are a big success, but often it just doesn’t happen as so many out there plan. This just so happens to be especially true if you have a show airing on Syfy. The network has canceled many greats over the years, and you can now add “Haven” to the mix after five seasons.

Ultimately, though, this is a move that we very much saw coming. Executive producer Gabrielle Stanton is showrunning “The Flash,” and there are not many other series out there in Syfy lore that last much longer than this.

Did Stanton know for sure that the show was ending at the time they were filming? According to her interview with TheWrap (which first reported the news of the cancellation), the answer to that is a pretty firm “no.” However, at the same exact time they still prepared as though this episode could end up being the last time that some of these characters go to appear on TV:

“We left it open but if it is the series finale, we think the fans will be satisfied. We didn’t want to leave it on a giant cliffhanger, just in case we didn’t come back. We didn’t want to leave fans going, “Wait a minute!” because I’ve seen shows do that, and as a viewer, it’s just so frustrating. So as a writer it was kind of nice to say, ok, if this is the end, how can we leave this world in the most satisfying way possible?”

The remaining episodes of “Haven” are going to air in October.

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