Heroes Named Outstanding Program of the Year by Critics Association

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Top prizes went to four NBC shows at the Television Critics Association Awards in Los Angeles, including outstanding program of the year to the freshman hit Heroes.

Heroes also took the best new drama prize at the People's Choice Awards in February and is up for an Emmy this year.

Yay for Heroes!!!

Ali Larter, Hayden Panettiere and Masi Oka - among others - celebrate the success of Heroes.

Another first-year show, Friday Night Lights, was handed the award for outstanding new program while fellow NBC series The Office took home the comedy trophy.

Alec Baldwin of 30 Rock, also on NBC, won best actor in a comedy while Michael C. Hall picked up the best actor in a drama category for Dexter.

The Sopranos, which bowed this year after six seasons, nabbed outstanding achievement in drama and the Heritage Award, which honors long-running programs with a "lasting cultural or social impact."

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Heroes Quotes

We are bad asses now!

Hiro

Hiro: Every ten year old wishes he had super powers. And I got them. Me of all people. Last in my class. Last on the sports field. I’m not a loser anymore.
Ando: Tell me one useful thing you could do with this power. Can you make money?
Hiro: A super hero doesn’t use his power for personal gain.
Ando: Then what good is it? Can you teleport yourself into the women’s bathroom? Now, there’s something useful. You won’t learn your "purpose" in there, but you might learn something about life.

Heroes Music

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