The strength of NBC's development season could spell the end of Heroes, according to New York Magazine's Vulture blog.
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Despite averaging less than 5 million viewers during its fourth season, the buzz surrounding the once-dominant superhero drama was that NBC might give the show a 13-episode fifth season to wrap up its stories and to provide a security blanket should any of the network's new series flop...
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The new fall TV season means plenty of promising new shows — and canceling struggling old ones to make room. As the networks roll out new programs this month at their upfront presentations to advertisers, here's our list of 13 at-risk shows. Many have posted significant ratings declines. Others are expensive to produce, getting old, or just aren't performing as well as their time-slot rivals. Read about the issues each faces and then weigh in on which shows deserve to stay — or go.