[04/20/09 - 12:03 PM]
NBC.com's New 'Heroes' Webseries 'Nowhere Man' Debuts Today
The series follows Eric Doyle ("The Puppetmaster") as "he sheds his infatuation for his favorite cheerleader and tries to lead a normal life."

[via press release from NBC]


On-Air Saga Continues Online

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - April 20, 2009 - NBC.com will today debut the premiere of the all-new original webseries "Heroes: Nowhere Man." Extending the on-air story into the digital space, "Nowhere Man" follows Eric Doyle ("The Puppetmaster") as he sheds his infatuation for his favorite cheerleader and tries to lead a normal life.

"Nowhere Man" stars David H. Lawrence XVII as Eric Doyle, a "special" with the ability to control people as if they were marionettes. When fans last saw Doyle on-air he had escaped from Level 5, a prison facility run by the Company. Now in "Nowhere Man," he attempts to navigate the world as a "regular" guy without using his abilities. Fans can look forward to a familiar face dropping by to give Doyle some help along the way.

Doyle's story also extends to other parts of the Emmy-winning "Heroes" Digital Experience. In the latest "Heroes" iStory launching Tuesday, April 21, fans will learn additional details about Doyle that help them solve key "Heroes" mysteries. And Doyle also appears in the "Heroes" graphic novel in Chapters 107 and 133.

New webisodes of "Nowhere Man" will launch each Monday throughout its run on NBC.com. The webseries was directed by Chris Hanada and Tanner Kling, written by Timm Keppler and Jim Martin, and stars Brian Kimmet as Kyle Dilman and Amy Sloan as Lauren Shapiro, in addition to David Lawrence.

"Heroes: Nowhere Man" on NBC.com:

URL: http://www.nbc.com/Heroes/Nowhere-Man

Watch the "Heroes: Nowhere Man" Premiere Webisode:


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Watch the "Heroes: Nowhere Man" Trailer:

URL: http://www.nbc.com/Heroes/video/clips/nowhere-man-trailer/1077682/

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Watch Tim Kring Talk About "Heroes: Nowhere Man":

URL: http://www.nbc.com/Heroes/video/clips/tim-kring-on-nowhere-man/1077681/

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Heroes iStory:

URL: http://www.nbc.com/Heroes/iStory/

Heroes Graphic Novels:

URL: http://www.nbc.com/Heroes/novels/novels_library.shtml

Follow Heroes on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/Heroes

About Heroes:

From creator/writer Tim Kring ("Crossing Jordan") the epic drama chronicles the lives of ordinary people who discover they possess extraordinary abilities. On February 2, "Heroes" continued its third season with a brand-new volume -- "Fugitives." In the latest installment, the Heroes are the targets of a government conspiracy to capture those with abilities, led by one of their own.

"Heroes," the worldwide, multi-platform success now in its' third season is currently licensed to more than 200 territories. The show has received numerous accolades, including the 2009 People's Choice Award for Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy show and a SAG Award nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Television Series. Among its honors in past seasons, "Heroes" has received a People's Choice Award, an AFI Award, a Multicultural Prism Award, a TV Land Future Classic Award, the Television Critics Association Awards' Outstanding Program of the Year, the International Prize at the BAFTA Television Awards, and Choice TV Show Action Adventure at the Teen Choice Awards. Winning its time period in season averages among men 18-34 and men 18-49, "Heroes" is also the third highest time-shifted program on all of the major networks, and this helps attract nearly 3 million additional viewers each week. The franchise represents NBC Universal International Home Video's biggest-selling television franchise, ranks among the top two series in full episode streams on NBC.com, stands among the Top 10 best-selling titles on iTunes and is a top-selling franchise across other digital platforms, including Xbox, Zune and Amazon. "Heroes" is produced by Universal Media Studios in association with Tailwind Productions.

About NBC.com:

NBC.com, the Emmy Award-winning broadcast network website, is a leading online and mobile destination for television and interactive entertainment. With both derivative and web-exclusive programming, NBC.com pioneered the "360" experience with "Heroes 360," which gave viewers a way to extend their entertainment experience beyond the broadcast, and the first weekly social networking experience attached to a primetime entertainment program with "Dunder Mifflin Infinity." The site offers full episode streaming of many NBC Entertainment shows as well as short clips, interactive games and social networking, including user-generated content. NBC.com continually develops new ways for consumers to experience entertainment content on both existing and emerging platforms. The site is the recipient of multiple Emmy and Webby awards for its content and applications. Please log on to www.nbc.com to learn more.

  [april 2009]  


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