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Heroes Returns to G4 This Fall Starting September 23
In 2007, G4 secured off-network rights to "Heroes" from NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution.

[via press release from G4]


G4 Delivers Each Week's Current Episode of "Heroes" Tuesdays at 10pm

Los Angeles, September 18, 2008 � As the highly anticipated new season of "Heroes" unfolds this fall, G4 will bring viewers all the action and drama with current episodes airing on the network every Tuesday night, just a day after they debut on NBC. Additionally, fans of the sci-fi hit series can relive their favorite episodes from previous seasons on the network's popular web site, www.g4tv.com , where full episodes will be available for streaming. Don't miss "Heroes" on Tuesday nights at 10 pm ET/PT on G4, starting Tuesday, September 23.

Last season's "Heroes" finale left viewers with a cliffhanger, bringing tragedy to some of our favorite heroes while the villains gained momentum. The new season of "Heroes" prompts the question of which side will prevail and G4 is there as the forces of good and evil take on the world. The heroes succeeded in saving the cheerleader, but now the time has come for them to save themselves.

In 2007, G4 secured off-network rights to "Heroes" from NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution. The deal extends through six seasons of the series with the entire "Heroes" library available in 2010. G4 also obtained exclusive cable rights to stream the series on the network's web site, G4tv.com. G4 gains free VOD rights for "Heroes" in 2010.

"Heroes" is an epic drama that chronicles the lives of ordinary people who discover they possess extraordinary abilities. In its first season, "Heroes" was honored with a People's Choice Award, an AFI Award, a Multicultural Prism Award, the TV Land Future Classic Award and was named the TV Critics Association Outstanding Program of the Year. In addition, "Heroes" received a Golden Globe Award, NAACP Image Award, WGA Award, Satellite Award and Emmy Award nominations.

Tim Kring (NBC's "Crossing Jordan") is executive producer, along with Dennis Hammer (NBC's "Crossing Jordan"), Allan Arkush (NBC's "Crossing Jordan") and Greg Beeman ("Smallville"). The drama is produced by Universal Media Studios in association with Tailwind Production and distributed off-network by NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution.

About Comcast Entertainment Group

Based in Los Angeles, Comcast Entertainment Group operates E! Entertainment Television, the 24-hour network with programming dedicated to the world of entertainment, and E! Online; The Style Network, the destination for women 18-49 with a passion for the best in relatable and inspiring lifestyle programming; and G4 offering the last word on gaming, technology, animation, interactivity, and "Internet culture" for the male 18-34 demo. E! is currently available to nearly 94 million cable and direct broadcast satellite subscribers in the United States. In 2006, E! launched the E! Everywhere initiative underscoring the company's dedication to making E! content available on all new media platforms any time and anywhere from online to broadband video to wireless to satellite radio to VOD. The Style Network currently counts 59 million cable and satellite subscribers and G4, the #1 podcasted cable network in America, is available in more than 64 million cable and satellite homes nationwide.

  [september 2008]  


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