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.
Season 3 premiered on SABC3 on Wednesday 18 November 2009, at 21h00. New episodes aired Mondays to Wednesdays at the same time.
There are 25 episodes in the third season, which is split into two volumes - Volume Three: Villains (13 episodes) and Volume Four: Fugitives (12 episodes).
Following his assassination attempt, Season 3 will reveal if Nathan is dead or alive. Hiro continues to use his ability to pierce the space-time continuum and leaps into wild, international adventures with Ando.
Meanwhile, an unlikely guide expands Matt's ability to read peoples' thoughts, Niki unveils a hidden secret and Suresh takes a dangerous step into darkness.
They may have saved the cheerleader, New York City and the world, but enemies are never far away. Sylar's back and ominous signs signal catastrophe ahead.
Is Peter's unimaginable discovery the key to defeating the latest threat?
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