Heroes Reborn is a 13-episode television "event miniseries" which premiered on September 24, 2015, as a continuation of the NBC science fiction serial drama series Heroes. Series creator Tim Kring returned as executive producer. During the 2015 Super Bowl, NBC aired a 16-second teaser promo for the series.
On July 9, 2015, a six-chapter web-series titled Dark Matters was released to introduce the characters and story of Heroes Reborn. On January 13, 2016, it was announced that Heroes Reborn would not be renewed for a second season.