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Prime Time Anarchy: ‘Heroes,’ FlashForward’ & More Canceled; ‘Chuck,’ ‘V’ Renewed
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The biggest television networks have been firing on all cylinders this week, choosing what shows to renew, what new shows to add, and what titles would be executed via cancellation.

The busiest of the powerhouse networks have been ABC and NBC, who extended and killed off some big names in their lineups. The biggest of these was easily NBC’s Heroes, which people have expected to get canceled for a long time now, but it just kept on going. There were thoughts of bringing the show, which lost its appeal by the end of the second season, back for one more closing season. Instead, NBC decided to just end the show now, but they may still do one more special finale to wrap up whatever might need wrapping up in the world of Heroes. The network also ended Law & Order (but renewed spinoff SVU) and medical dramas Mercy and Trauma.

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I Spy A Dalek In ABC’s ‘Better Off Ted’
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If there was ever any doubt that the writers of ABC’s sitcom Better Off Ted weren’t geeks, the latest episode shows proof that they most definitely are.

Episode 5 of the second season shows two scientists heading down to the basement of their building where they discover all the discarded robots that have been disassembled for parts. The scene has an intentional pause outlining the entire room which reveals a Dalek — the ruthless killing robotic drones from the Doctor Who television series.

I’ve embedded the click here below from Hulu, but for all of our International readers who can’t watch it, it happens about 9 minutes into the episode. (Or you can just oogle at the screenshot.)

If anyone else spots other scifi references, please point em out and I’ll give credit accordingly.

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