Heroes News

In Consideration: 'Heroes' Miniseries

August 05, 2010 04:08:38

"" creator Tim Kring is "hopeful" the show will soon be back on the small screen - he's in ongoing talks with TV bosses to revive the hit as a mini-series. After four years on TV screens, bosses at America's NBC announced in May that the fourth season, which concluded in February, was the last.

Producers have been in negotiations to end the show, which starred , with a short mini-series or movie - and Kring reveals it's looking quite likely. He tells TV Guide magazine, "There's certainly talk about (a mini-series) right now and I am very hopeful. I strongly believe that the Heroes universe is a very big and very potent brand. It is for the fans that we feel that (the show) should continue."


'Heroes' Bosses Slapped With Multi-Million Dollar Lawsuit

May 20, 2010 10:05:38

TV executives for hit U.S. show "" are facing a $60 million lawsuit from a comic book artist who alleges they copied one of his storylines, according to a new report. Jason Barnes has filed the multi-million dollar claim against TV network NBC over the inclusion of a traveling carnival plot in the drama, which he claims was copied from his comic story "Jazan Wild's Carnival of Souls!".

In the papers, obtained by celebrity blogger Perez Hilton, Barnes' lawyer states, "The settings and the storylines are virtually the same. The main character in both stories leads a carnival of lost souls and outcasts. This dark character seeks to make his carnival more powerful by recruiting new members with special abilities."


Zachary Quinto Addresses 'Heroes' Cancellation

May 17, 2010 04:05:49

has reached out to fans following the cancellation of hit U.S. show "", insisting the decision still seems "surreal" to him. After four years on TV screens, bosses at America's NBC announced last week that the fourth season, which concluded in February, will be the last.

Producers are said to be in negotiations to end the show with a short mini-series or movie - but Quinto admits the decision to end Heroes has hit him hard. In a touching post on his official website, the actor thanks his loyal fans and pays tribute to his "amazing cast mates" who he will miss "most of all".


'Heroes' Creator Puts Finger on NBC for Rating Decline

May 14, 2010 01:05:10

While NBC is still weighing the option whether "" deserves to be renewed or not, creator Tim Kring has decided to reveal why the show is going through a steady decline in rating. Kring blamed the Peacock for having too much interference as far as the plot goes, causing the writers to sacrifice some of their creative ideas.

"Heroes" was once the most watched program on NBC, pulling an average of 13 million per week. That is before it dropped significantly in the third season and further in the fourth season which averaged under 5 million.


'Heroes' in the Bubble, Ali Larter Thinks Otherwise

April 05, 2010 03:04:46

Time is creeping closer to the month when networks must make their seasonal presentation. Some series have earned their early renewals but plenty are still waiting in the so-called "bubble". One of the shows which is anxiously waiting whether it will burst is "". Steadily declining in its rating, the NBC show may end its run in the fourth season.

In its analysis, THR pointed out that the show is "the biggest question mark" when it comes to renewal. Its fate may depend on the performance of other shows such as "", "" and "". In the case of "Chuck", the network is gaining more confidence that last year while in "Parenthood", NBC will have to see a couple more ratings before throwing down the verdict. Meanwhile, although "Law & Order" is not stellar in rating, NBC may have the obsession to make it the longest-running drama series in history.


'Heroes' Season 4 Finale Preview

February 02, 2010 01:02:47

From the look of the preview, "" takes a twist of story, making Sylar no longer the villain. In the climactic season finale, everyone bands together in an effort to stop Samuel from taking the lives of thousands. Peter joins forces with his most unexpected ally to save Emma (guest star ).

Meanwhile, H.R.G.'s life hangs in the balance as he and Claire find themselves trapped underground with oxygen quickly running out. H.R.G. figures out that Samuel traps them together so she can watch him die. Elsewhere, Hiro starts to come to grips with the decisions he has made and is called into action to help stop a disaster.


'Heroes' 4.16 Preview: Sylar and Claire Kiss

January 12, 2010 03:01:33

There is a shocking scene being previewed as part of the next week's episode of "". Revealing a tattoo of Claire on his arm, Sylar demands a help from her but ends up kissing her. Sylar was actually there to get answers to why he isn't quite himself.

Meanwhile, Hiro's life hangs in the balance as his brain tumor worsens, prompting him to subconsciously deal with some of his past decisions. Elsewhere, Samuel's plans to impress his long-lost love, Vanessa (guest star Kate Vernon), take a terrifying turn. "Pass/Fail" is set to air on January 18.


'Heroes' 4.15 Preview: Close to You

January 05, 2010 03:01:48

In the next "", H.R.G. recruits Matt to help him take down Samuel, as they use his long-lost love, Vanessa (guest star Kate Vernon), to lure him to them, but Samuel has his own plans for Vanessa in the works. Meanwhile, Hiro and Ando go to extreme lengths to save Dr. Suresh.

Elsewhere, Peter's introduction of Emma (guest star ) to his mother brings forth visions of a very grim future. Peter discovers that Samuel has given Emma a cello that has the compass tattoo like the one he has. "Close to You" is slated to air on Monday, January 11.


Five Clips From 'Heroes' 4.11: Thanksgiving

November 19, 2009 03:11:51

"" gets into the Thanksgiving mood next week and some sneak peeks of the family dinner are released by NBC. H.R.G. hosts an untraditional Thanksgiving dinner. Elsewhere, the Petrelli family gets a surprise guest at their table.

In two of the clips, the Petrellis are getting ready for the Thanksgiving dinner and Claire's mom shows up with her new boyfriend. In another clip, the viewers are taken back to how Sandra met Doug, and H.R.G. met Lauren. The others show what everyone in the Bennet Thanksgiving are thankful for and Claire telling everybody that she wants to drop out of college.


'Battlestar Galactica' Star Coming to 'Heroes'

November 13, 2009 11:11:46

One of the original cast of "" has tweeted that Kate Vernon from "" is going to guest star on the show. who plays Matt Parkman wrote on Thursday, November 12, "Kate Vernon from BSG is now on #Heroes -- can't wait for you guys to see her. The 5th!!"

While what kind of role Vernon will play out in the series is not yet known, Grunberg had earlier posted a picture of the actress posing with . In the sci-fi series, Knepper plays Sam, the ringleader of traveling troupe called The Carnival, so Vernon could either be the latest member of the group or a relative of Sam.


Nathan Petrelli Is Killed on 'Heroes'

November 03, 2009 09:11:03

The "" character who will be killed off is none other than Peter's flying brother. Nikki Finke of Deadline Hollywood said that is let go from the show and Kristin Dos Santos from E! Online added that the actor was not fired but he found it out from reading the script.

Nathan was actually one of the characters whom actor said was safe when the news about a major death in "Heroes" leaked last month. Santos' source said, "I know Adrian is getting killed off and was pissed about it because they didn't tell him...Greg could be talking about another death but I think he's probably covering and throwing fans off." There is still no word on how Nathan's exit from the show will be.


Sneak Peeks to 'Heroes' 4.08: Once Upon a Time in Texas

October 29, 2009 11:10:36

makes her return to "" in the upcoming episode and some clips that show Hiro's second attempt to save her Charlie have been released. Sam warns Hiro that saving Charlie has the potential of altering the future, possibly in a destructive way. The question is, "Is she worth it?".

Through the first clip, it is found out that Sam has a motive to find Hiro, which is saving his traveling group from decreasing in number. When Hiro travels back three years into the past, Sam tags along and it complicates the situation. However, Hiro manages to prevent Charlie from being killed as seen in one of the clips where she finally gets to open the fruit can.


'Heroes' 4.08 Preview: Saving Charlie

October 27, 2009 02:10:32

is making a comeback to "", thanks to Hiro's ability to time-travel. Her character Charlie Andrews who was introduced in the eighth episode of the first season and died immediately is brought back to life when Hiro travels three years into the past.

Charlie, a waitress in a Texan diner where Hiro stopped by, has the ability to memorize things quickly and recall them accurately. She was murdered by Sylar in the storeroom with her head split open. In an attempt to save her, Hiro once traveled back to the past but was teleported to Japan before he could warn her.


'Heroes' 4.07 Preview: Strange Attractors

October 20, 2009 11:10:38

Even "" is taking a Halloween theme next week. Claire and Gretchen are being hazed by their new sorority sisters but they quickly realize that it is not just a game when during the scavenger hunt, it is possible to die.

Elsewhere, Sam is attempting to clean Sylar's memory by helping him to retrieve his. Matt goes to extreme measures to extinguish Sylar, who continues to torment him. Meanwhile, H.R.G. calls in a favor from Tracy to save a troubled young boy whose misfortunes resemble her own.


'Heroes' to Eliminate Major Character and Add a Recurring

October 14, 2009 03:10:53

After four years on television, the producers of "" are giving the show a jolt it very much needs. According to E! Online, there will be a major death which scenario is still in the works. Two things about which character will meet an unfortunate path are: it's a male and he's one of the original cast.

The average rating for "Heroes" has been steadily declining since its second season in September 2007. The show which is not exactly cheap to make is down 34 percent from last year's average rating and 47 percent lower than the second season's.


Four Clips of 'Heroes' 4.05: Hysterical Blindness

October 08, 2009 04:10:25

The episode where Claire will get her first kiss from a girl has got a preview. Among the four clips released by NBC for the "" October 12 episode are the ones that lead to the girl-on-girl kiss between Claire and her roommate Gretchen.

In the clips, Claire is confronting Gretchen about why Gretchen has in her computers stuff about her. The roommate admits that she had Googled Claire but it is more of an obsession rather than suspicion. A report from E! said that there would be a third party involved in the kiss.


'Heroes': First Look of Claire's Girl-on-Girl Kiss

October 07, 2009 01:10:35

The first picture of Claire Bennet swinging to the other side is out. Next week on "", the cheerleader will have a lesbian storyline that involves her and college roommate Gretchen. According to the synopsis, Claire discovers that Gretchen may have a hidden agenda.

The knowledge that Claire will be experimenting with lesbianism had been thrown to the public before the fifth volume started. herself has spilled that she was the one who came with the idea. She said, "I kinda threw it out there... [The writers] put you in relationships and I was like, 'Can I just be with a girl or something...? Let's do that.' So they took it and ran with it."


'Heroes' 4.04 Preview: Tracy Is Back

September 29, 2009 02:09:51

Tracy makes a comeback and she wants her old job as adviser to the governor of New York back. Next week on "", the character who possesses the ability to freeze anything she touches, will realize that she needs to make more of an impact.

Last week, Noah has promised Tracy that she would get back her life if she helps him in stopping the killing. As a proof of his seriousness, Noah hired the Haitian to erase Danko's memory of her.


'Heroes' 4.03 Preview: Claire Covering Up Her Tracks

September 22, 2009 01:09:08

The preview given at the end of "" premiere suggests that Claire will take a huge portion of the next episode. The cheerleader who wanted to lead a normal life has to suffer the consequences of being caught by her roommate while recovering from a fall. H.R.G. suggests that they hire the Haitian to clear Gretchen's memory.

Meanwhile, Peter faces unexpected consequences for his heroic acts and encounters a reluctant new hero (guest star ). He also meets the leader of The Carnival, Samuel, who moves heaven and earth to recapture the memories of his late brother Joseph. Elsewhere, Matt struggles with his internal demons as Sylar mysteriously resurfaces.


'Heroes' Crossing Over to Webseries and Interactive Platforms

September 18, 2009 03:09:07

NBC is investing on "" by delivering a groundbreaking new way of storytelling. Announced on September 17 is the partnership between the network and Sprint where an original "Heroes" story will unfold on the multiple platforms of NBC.com and Sprint. This storyline will then go parallel with the on-air "Heroes".

Beginning September 28 and continuing for 10 consecutive weeks, the installments will be launched by a 30-second on-air scene tied directly to a "Heroes" storyline, which will direct fans to online, mobile and interactive gaming sites. Beside running parallel to the on-air narrative, it will also allow fans to discover more about the characters through their interaction with the online games, stories, clues and mobile content.


Brand New Poster of 'Heroes' Volume 5

August 19, 2009 04:08:37

Season 4 Trailer of 'Heroes'

July 30, 2009 09:07:22

Bryan Fuller Confirms 'Heroes' Exit

June 23, 2009 02:06:57

Preview of 'Heroes' 3.24: I Am Sylar

April 14, 2009 11:04:24

Preview of 'Heroes' 3.18: Exposed

February 24, 2009 02:02:01

Preview of 'Heroes' 3.17: Cold Wars

February 17, 2009 01:02:42

Preview of 'Heroes' 3.16: Building 26

February 10, 2009 02:02:42

Preview of 'Heroes' 3.13: Duel

December 09, 2008 03:12:34

A Preview of 'Heroes' 3.12: Our Father

December 02, 2008 04:12:54

Preview of 'Heroes' 3.09: It's Coming

November 11, 2008 03:11:55

Four Clips of 'Heroes' 3.08: Villains

November 07, 2008 09:11:05

Previews of 'Heroes' 3.08: Villains

October 28, 2008 10:10:57

Four Clips of 'Heroes' 3.07: Eris Quod Sum

October 23, 2008 03:10:34

Preview of 'Heroes' 3.07: Eris Quod Sum

October 21, 2008 04:10:26

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