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 4 premiered on SABC3 on Wednesday 13 October 2010, at 21h00. New episodes broadcast Mondays to Wednesdays at the same time. There are 19 episodes in the fourth and final season.
Claire (Hayden Panettiere) struggles with adjusting to her new life in college when a mysterious death thrusts her into the spotlight once again.
Elsewhere, Hiro (Masi Oka) and Ando (James Kyson Lee) continue their noble quest to help people by promoting their abilities.
Angela (Cristine Rose) fears Nathan (Adrian Pasdar) will soon discover his true identity; while Matt (Greg Grunberg) is haunted by an unexpected visitor seeking something he has lost.
Tracy Strauss (Ali Larter) and H.R.G. (Jack Coleman) join forces, looking for the key to unlock the motive behind a horrific crime.
Meanwhile, Peter (Milo Ventimiglia) uses his abilities for good, but he is soon called upon to aid an old friend.
While the heroes adjust to their new surroundings, a mysterious carnival clan, led by ringleader Samuel (Robert Knepper), sets their sights on familiar faces.
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