NBC’s Heroes Co-Executive Producers Have Been Fired

The NBC show Heroes has been deplorable this season with convoluted plot lines and unexpected role reversals with the good guys and the villains.  The cast has too many characters and needs to be weeded down.  Ratings have fallen on the once popular television program and today NBC took action by axing the co-exec producers Jesse Alexander and Jeph Loeb.

Both scribe-producers had been with the show since its first season and were known to have led the day-to-day production operation under the direction of creator/exec producer Tim Kring.

“Heroes,” produced by Universal Media Studios, has struggled in the ratings its third season. It’s understood that Alexander and Loeb were let go because of Peacock execs’ frustration with the creative direction of the show. The show is also said to have been grappling with hefty budget overruns this season, that are going well beyond its already sizable $4 million per-segment pricetag.

Published by Larry Fire

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