Heroes is an American science fiction television drama series created by Tim Kring which tells the stories of disparate and ordinary individuals from around the world who inexplicably develop superhuman abilities, and whose lives become gradually intertwined as they each find themselves on a similar path to save the world.
The series aired in the USA on NBC from 25 September, 2006 to 8 February, 2010. There are 77 episodes in four seasons.
Heroes premiered in South Africa on SABC3 on Wednesday 23 May 2007, at 20h31. See "Seasons" below for seasonal broadcast dates and times.
The first season of Heroes originally aired in South Africa on SABC3 from 23 May to 7 November, 2007, on Wednesdays at 20h31. There are 23 episodes in the first season.
A rebroadcast of Season 1 premiered on SABC3 on Monday 15 December 2008, at 12h00. New episodes aired daily at the same time, on weekdays.
From creator/writer Tim Kring comes Heroes, an epic drama that chronicles the lives of ordinary people who discover they possess extraordinary abilities.
As a total eclipse casts its shadow across the globe, a genetics professor in India - Mohinder Suresh - travels to New York to investigate the death of his father. It leads him to a secret theory - there are people with super powers living among us.
Meanwhile, a young hospice nurse, Peter Petrelli, tries to convince his politician brother that he can fly. A high school cheerleader, Claire Bennett, learns that she is totally indestructible and Niki Sanders, a Las Vegas stripper struggling to make ends meet to support her young son, discovers that her mirror image has a secret.
A gifted artist, Isaac Mendez, whose drug addiction is destroying his life and relationship with his girlfriend, believes he can paint the future.
Matt Parkman, a down-on-his-luck Los Angeles police officer can hear people's thoughts and Hiro Nakamura, a computer programmer from Japan, develops a way to stop time through sheer will power.
It seems that their ultimate destiny is to save the world...
Why You Have To Watch Heroes
Which Super Power Do You Most Want?
Weekly Episode Commentaries
Calling All The Heroes
Cast and Characters
Meet The Cast Of Heroes Part 1
Meet The Cast Of Heroes Part 2
The Characters Of Heroes
The series aired exclusively on SABC3
Season 1 (23 episodes)
Premiere: 23 May 2007 | Finale: 7 November 2007 | Wednesdays, 20h31
Season 2 (11 episodes)
Premiere: 9 October 2008 | Finale: 18 December 2008 | Thursdays, 20h31
Season 3 (25 episodes)
Premiere: 18 November 2009 | Finale: 13 January 2010 | Mondays-Wednesdays, 21h00
Season 4 (19 episodes)
Premiere: 13 October 2010 | Finale: 24 November 2010 | Mondays-Wednesdays, 21h00
Mohinder SureshPeter PetrelliNathan PetrelliClaire BennetNiki SandersMicah SandersD.L. HawkinsIsaac MendezMatt ParkmanHiro Nakamura