Heroes falls in TV cull

The hit programme, starring Hayden Panettiere and Ali Larter, won over audiences and garnered critical acclaim upon its launch in 2006.

TV bosses at America’s NBC have announced the fourth season, which concluded in February (10), will be the last, although sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that Heroes bosses are in negotiations to end the show with a short mini-series or movie.

The news comes after the cancellation of a number of high-profile TV shows including medical comedy Scrubs and long-running cop show Law & Order.