'Heroes' Returning To NBC

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NBC is bringing back “Heroes.”

The formerly Hayden Panettiere-led show will be resurrected as a miniseries event, the network announced on Saturday.

Dubbed “Heroes Reborn,” the 13-episode run will air in 2015.

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NBC will debut a digital series ahead of the small screen version in order to introduce characters.

Tim Kring, who created the original TV series, will helm the return as well.

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“Until we get closer to air in 2015, the show will be appropriately shrouded in secrecy, but we won’t rule out the possibility of some of the show’s original cast members popping back in,” Jennifer Salke, NBC Entertainment President, said in a statement on Saturday.

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“Heroes” originally ran from 2006 – 2010.

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