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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MY WIFE AND I R EXTREMELY UPSET AND AGITATED. WEV'E FOLLOWED HEROES SINCE IT'S ONSET AND, YES IT GOT A TAD BIT COMPICATED AND THE STORYLINE BOUNCED AROUND A LITTLE WITH NEW CHARACTERS POPPING UP OUT OF NOWHERE. NEVERTHELESS, IT WAS ENTERTAINING AND UNIQUE AND REFRESHING. STILL, OF COURSE, WORTH WATCHING. THEY DID, HOWEVER SEVERELY LIMIT ALI LARTER'S ROLL. WE DID NOT LIKE THAT. AND SYLAR SHOULD HAVE DIED OFF OR BECOME A GOOD GUY. I'M JUST SOO FRUSTRATED AND AGITATED RIGHT NOW. IT IS JUST ME OR DID U GUYS HATE THE FACT THAT THE SHOW WAS ON FOR TWO MONTHS AND THEN OFF FOR THREE? PLEASE BRING IT BACK!!! MAYBE ON FOX OR ANOTHER NETWORK. CAN'T TYPE ANYMORE. TO SAD. BY THE WAY, IF YOU LIKED HEROES, THEN U R GOING TO LOVE V!

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What a SHOCKER!! NBC your count is so far off - your viewer base is global, and ultimately has the potential of touching any one of the 6 billion world population (sure not everyone has access, but take even 10%). How can you miss the point so badly, how very SAD!!

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The future isn't written in stone. If family guy and futurama can come back. Well so can Heroes! http://www.petitionspot.com/pe... http://www.thepetitionsite.com... http://www.petitionspot.com/pe... http://www.petitionspot.com/pe...

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For all the talk about this show loosing viewers and going down in ratings. It sure is talked about alot over the internet. If you look at the forum section of this site. You'll find that its third in the number of posts. I think people were just waitng for it to get better to watch it live. Unfortunately NBC and the writers weren't listening to the fans of the show.

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I will miss heroes ALOT. All I have left to say is.. THANK GOD- for fanfiction!!!

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This is why I haven’t watched sitcoms and just movies for the last five years. I watched all the of the Hereos seasons with my wife on netflex. we actually started on season 2 and got into it. Then we went back to season one after finishing up season 2. I can understand why people loved season 1 and were kind of disappointed with the last few seasons. But I still found it much better then some of the same old stuff we see on TV these days. Do we really need to watch 2 hours of people loosing weight! Can we cut that show down to an hour, just like their cutting the fat. I don’t want to watch another hospital show, a cop show, a reality show or court room show. I wanted something different and that’s why we were watching Heroes! If I new this was coming I might of not have invested the time to watch it. I feel like someone just killed my Dog. But I learned my lesson. For now on I’m going to ask people what they think about a show and see if it’s worth getting into. My brother suggested for me Lost. He said it’s entertaining and at least you’ll have a final season finale and then he said to watch 24. It would be great if ABC picked up Heroes and put it in the place of Lost and made it a Big Hit! That would be a kick in the teeth to NBC.

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There is nothing else on TV like it, so fresh and entertaining. Not since Quantum Leap have I been excited about a science fiction series. Keep the show and the characters. Cancel the groves of copycat series on the other networks, I dont need 3 types of CSI or Law and order.

Heroes Quotes

Cake?

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Heroes Music

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Song Road to Joy Bright Eyes
Song Mustang Sally Wilson Pickett
Song I Want It That Way Backstreet Boys
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