Will Heroes Be Back For Another Season?

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Heroes Will Heroes Be Back For Another Season?

If you listen everyone’s favorite telepath, Greg Grunberg (Matt Parkman on the show), it would seem that Heroes is in for another season. Despite low ratings and rumors of cancellation year after year, Grunberg believes he’s got the evidence to support his statement. What’s this evidence he speaks of?


“We wrapped yesterday and the [final episode] is nowhere near a series finale. It is cliffhanger-y and exciting, but it is nowhere near an end to a series that people are so invested in. It does not tie everything up in a neat bow… I don’t have any doubt that the show will be back.”

Hmmm… Do you want to break the news to him or should I? Just because a season finale has a cliffhanger doesn’t mean that it’s going to be renewed. There are a million shows that were canceled on cliffhangers (Terminator: The Sarah Conner Chronicles, for example). Grunberg could have just called up past Heroes writer Bryan Fuller, as Fuller’s resume is full of shows getting canceled on cliffhangers (Pushing Daisies, Wonderfalls, Dead Like Me).

Still, that’s not Grunberg’s only proof… He also says that Heroes‘ strong DVD sales and popularity overseas will help propel it into another season.

I love Greg Grunberg, I really do, but he should know that NBC doesn’t care about overseas numbers. Case in point, Baywatch was the number one syndicated show around the world for many, many years after it had been canceled.

Alright, let’s say that Grunberg is correct and Heroes somehow makes it to another season. What would he like to see?

“We will wrap it up properly in the next season and get to 100 episodes.”

Citing Lost and their decision to set an end date:

Lost announced an end [date] and I think that helped both the people working on the show and the people watching it. They see the finish line and I think it gives them something tangible to invest in and be excited about. It’s like it’s a movie and they want to see the end of it. That’s what I hope happens with our show.”

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Fair enough, he’s got a point there. The problem is that I don’t think people are as invested in Heroes as they used to be. I still watch it and think that this season is far better then previous ones, but I wouldn’t exactly say I’m “invested.”

What do you think? Are you still invested in Heroes? Could you sit through another season? Could the pay-off and end-game be worth it?

Catch Heroes Monday’s @9PM on NBC.

Source: The Ausiello Files

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  1. honestly the last season only got interesting the last 4 episodes. i am a Heroes fan and i watch it every week even though it comes on when 3 of my other show comes on and i have to choose which to watch online. hope next season gets alot better. and heroe fans common tell your freinds to watch it also. Sylar is my fav character i wouldn't watch it without him good or bad.

  2. i have to see what happens, id be willing to sit through however many episodes it takes just to find out,please don't cancel the show


    • i agree with u.peter is my favourite character..and to me, he was only the one who had the best powers when he could obtain all of them !

    the last one ended in a clifhanger….
    at least end it in a movie or something!

  5. You have to make another season There is no way you can end it like that. I also agree peter should get his old powers back have him take hero’s power go back and touch him self before his dad took them. I HAVE TO SEE WHAT HAPPENDS.

  6. They better make a season 5 because I think everyone would want to know how normal humans will feel about the special ones after claire reveals her powers. I know I sure do. And I want to see if its for better or for worse. You will make it a terrible show if you leave as a cliffhanger. You need to make a perfect ending

  7. I am extremely invested in Heroes!! I want another season so bad. I am very dissappointed with the way things have turned out maybe Gregg is right but I wont believe it unless I have some proof.

  8. people y’all really need to think bout this the ending of heroes wasn’t right how it should of been, the show can go so many ways and how it ended. so stop judging the show and actually watch it, be on a serious type moment if that was your show would you want it to end that way or go out with a bang that nobody could turn down.

  9. I am very invested in this show. I recently watched the entire series on netflix and i was very disappointed in the ending. I don’t like being left hanging. I hope they continue this series. i would love that. and if they don’t I’ll just write Tim Kring or whoever the writer/creator is and beg. They left so many questions unanswered.

  10. me and my girlfriend watched every episode in like 2 weeks when we found it on netflix you should do another episode or 2 more or even 3 more it would be watched by many and enjoyed its wrong to leave it hanging when the hole reason for the show is reavealed to the hole world we want to know what happens to all of them

    • Just watched it in 5 days now that’s insane just finished last episode 20 mins ago. Yea good show felt like I was part of it. Of course I would have aliens come to the planet and the heroes fight them off so normal people don’t fear them at the end they respect them.

  11. heroes is the best u have to do another season you have left it open in the last one when she open out to the world. just think who else you can bring into it from other parts of the world and fight towards the enermies.

    ps sorry about the spelling.
    but do another one

  12. i spend 3 whole day watching this show on netflix. i really love the show the last season was bad but i think they can always improve by making another season. beside the show just can’t end like this so go back to the drawing board and fix this please, i’m waiting…

  13. We need another season of heroes

  14. There has to be another season….too much left unexplained, I love heroes because its always been a total mind-f***

  15. I say that we all email NBC and BEG to bring back Heroes. Because I really want to see this series with a REAL ending.

  16. bring heroes back i’m sure if there struggling with storylines i could help like for an example there could be a powerfuler bad man or woman than peter an syler i am a true fan of heroes i buy the dvd box sets if all u other so called fans bought dvds to it would still be entertaining us now i miss it

  17. I’d really like the cast to come back for a 5th season. Sure, the 4th wasn’t that great. But the show was awesome. Leaving all open like that is just wrong. Come back to me Milo xD

  18. i have watched every season 3 times and im on 2nd season for the fourth with my gf. i got so pissed when the 4th ended like that. real tim u need to finish the series dont leave us hanging!!! :/

  19. I think they should make a 3 hour movie out of Heroes with the end like i think all the fans would love that plz make a movie or put the show back on i cryed of the show end at 4 seasons

  20. There needs to be another one!

  21. If this series is cancelled old cry for the past month I’ve watched every episode from series one even the extras heroes is my favourite event programme and if I had the money I’d invest millions or if the next series is on a disc for 50 I’d buy it!!!!

  22. Bring back heroes!!!

  23. It better come back on! I just watched the whole series on Netflix and I’m craving more! Sylar is finally good, Claire exposed herself! Is it all gonna be a dream, or what?! I’m so excited for more! Come on!

  24. I just finished watching all of the episodes of Heroes on Netflix, I would love another season or two. If I could have watched it week to week when it was first airing I would have but I had too much going on at that time. Please make another season, we have to know what happens.

  25. I just want the show back! it was amazing rollercoaster! And with the right Promotion, we could have another GoT on our hands once again!

    • I agree

  26. I strongly believe that heroes deserves another season. It is very popular among teenagers. Almost everyone I knows watches heroes. Most people have something very positive to say about it. I believe NBC should show another season to wrap things up and let us know that it will be the last season; instead they are just keeping us on the edge of our seats waiting to see if they come out with another season.
    – thank you for reading

  27. NBC!!! PLEASE!! Give us another season of heroes. The show can’t end that way. Ill sit threw another five seasons if they where out. I think people would watch them, people are looking for something trying to he something. This show explains who you need to be. . I don’t mean that it’s saying be a hero. It explains that you need need to be your self and not somebody else.

  28. um I’m only 12 years old but I saw the show and I loved it. if they make another season I’m sure i’ll be very invested in it