‘Burn Notice’ Finale Brings Curtain Down On South Florida Production Companies, Too
With Thursday’s telecast of the finale of Burn Notice, the city’s No. 1 source of fictional attacks and espionage will end its seven-year run as the most successful series since Miami Vice and the linchpin of the English-language production industry.
Burn Notice’s dramatic exit (producers are touting the death of a major character) comes amid a grim stretch for production companies, which have lost three major series this summer and say they need Florida to extend its film subsidies to revive the industry.
“It feels like the rug is being pulled out from under us,” said Graham Winick, head of