Jack Coleman

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Once there was this show called Heroes. It premiered in the Fall of 2006, well before comic book movies and TV shows were as plentiful as they are right now, but it ended up tanking in spectacular fashion after just four short seasons that saw it fall apart creatively and in terms of popularity. So what could possibly make the same man that governed over Heroes meteoric rise and prolonged monotonous return to Earth think he had something to add to a TV landscape that already includes no less than five hours of superhero TV on a weekly basis? (more…)


The saga of Heroes, the NBC TV show about ordinary people with incredible powers, is an example of a series that peak too fast and then flounder under a showrunner who has no idea where to take his series next. In hindsight, perhaps Heroes was also ahead of its time. With a new comic book-based movie coming out every other week at the movie theater, and a TV schedule now filled with superheroes, the time couldn’t possibly be more rip for a Heroes redux. Which brings us to Heroes Reborn, the 13-episode “event series” relaunch of Heroes coming to NBC this fall. What is about? We don’t know, but here are three new images. (more…)