NBC Confirms Cancellation of Heroes

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Heroes has been axed by NBC. It was rumored earlier in the week, now it's official.

The demise of the series, which was still in the running for a fifth season until very recently, feels both shocking and inevitable. It was so good ... then became anything but.

The beleaguered drama only averaged 6.5 million viewers this year, and its last episode ever, February 8, didn't even bring in nearly that many, garnering a mere 4.4 million.

If that doesn't seem low, consider that Season One was not only beloved by critics, but by legions of fans, averaging 14.5 million a week. It just couldn't sustain the magic.

Peter and Sylar

Maybe Peter and Sylar can work construction instead now.

There has been talk that NBC may air a TV movie that allows the producers to wrap up the story, but nothing has been set in stone. NBC will announce its fall lineup Monday.

Are you sad that Heroes has been canceled?

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please bring back heroes i dont know why you would cancel this show and have some of the other dumb shows on!

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Why would you end a show like this?? I want to know what happens! Whats the world going to think about seeing Claire on camera regenerate??

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This can't be! I need to know what happens next. You just can't end a show like that WTF! BRING HEROES BACK!

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Bring back HEROES. Get rid of those dumb reality-can't even call them shows. They are just stupid.

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i love this show i watch it on netflixs and its really good they shouldnt cancel it at least have a season 5 or a movie please its my favorite show and i miss it

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This is irratating, I have been watching Heroes on Netflix as I never watched it on t.v. I had a busy life style when it came out and so missed seeing great programmes like Heroes. I have spoken to many people asking if they have seen it and those who haven't are definately going to.
However as it is left open I think you should bring it back make a few changes to the plot. There is always room for 'super Hiro-es'. Bring it back please :)

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I just watched the series all the way through again and it reminded me how much I loved Heroes. Sure, it annoyed me sometimes especially during season three but it still kept me watching as the characters were just so brilliant. I would have loved to have seen it have a real ending as this show was all I watched at one point. It's a real shame.

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I just sacrifice two weeks of my life to find out there was no ending watched every episode back to back am very pissed off. At least lost had an ending and the story was not as good as heros. 813 752 9358 if you have answers.

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should have killed off Claire and the show would have been fine