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June 29 2016

The top ten Agents of SHIELD episodes. As picked by IGN.

June 28 2016

ABC announces Fall Series Premiere Dates for 2016-17 Season. The Season 4 of Marvel's Agents of SHIELD will premiere on September 20th, at the new time slot of 10pm.

June 23 2016

What is Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. teasing for Comic Con? SHIELD's new train art for the convention next month features something with seen on the show and a potential comic tie-in should the show choose to go that way. Some comic-only spoiler speculation.

June 15 2016

How SHIELD's Daisy Johnson helped me accept my Asian heritage. Roslyn Talusan writes in The Tempest about how Chloe Bennet and her character Daisy helped her "accept both my Asian heritage and identity as a survivor of sexual violence".

June 06 2016

Who do you think is S.H.I.E.L.D.'s new Director? TVLine speculates 'Grint Ward' among the possibilities in this fan poll.

May 22 2016

(SPOILER) Where does the new 'Captain America' film leave the MCU? Collider.com speculates on how the events of Captain America: Civil War will affect future plotlines for the Marvel movie and TV franchises. Spoilers for those who have not yet seen the movie.

May 18 2016

(SPOILER) Jeffrey Bell, Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen discuss the events from the Agents of SHIELD season finale. They also tease season 4. Main article goes to the EW interview, there's also similar interviews from THR, Variety and IGN. Brett Dalton also did the interview round for the finale with IGN, THR, EW and CBR.
(SPOILER) Discuss the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. season finale. The finale is two episodes. "Absolution" was written by Chris Dingess and Drew Z. Greenberg and directed by Billy Gierhart. "Ascension" was written by Jed Whedon and directed by Kevin Tancharoen.

May 17 2016

ABC unveils Fall 2016 schedule. Agents of SHIELD remains on Tuesday nights but moves to new time-slot at 10pm.
Thor writer reveals real origin of Marvel's Agent Coulson. Proof that life is stranger than fiction.

May 16 2016

(SPOILER) Second clip from the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. two-part finale. The necklace of death makes an appearance, of course.

May 13 2016

(SPOILER) Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 3 Finale Sneak Peek #1. The necklace game continues.
'Marvel's Most Wanted' SHIELD spin-off not moving forward. I assume this means they'll be back on the main show which I support.

May 12 2016

Agent Carter cancelled. Sorry everyone. On the bright side for Hayley, her legal show is moving forward.

May 11 2016

WTF podcast: Interview with Clark Gregg. "[He] is well known in the Marvel Universe as Agent Coulson from The Avengers and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. But as Marc finds out, Clark long ago established himself as a serious actor with The Atlantic Theater Company under David Mamet's guidance. Clark talks with Marc about his thoughtful evolution as an actor, writer and director."
(SPOILER) Trailer for the two-part Season 3 finale of Agents of SHIELD. And we'll find out what happens next Tuesday.
(SPOILER) Discuss Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 3x20 "Emancipation". The episode was written by Craig Titley and directed by Vincent Misoano.

May 10 2016

(SPOILER) Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 3x20 'Emancipation' Sneak Peek #3. Hellfire does have a point, who goes down an alley dressed like that?

May 07 2016

(SPOILER) Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 3x20 'Emancipation' Sneak Peek #2. The first sign of a consequence of Civil War shows up.

May 05 2016

(SPOILER) Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 3x20 'Emancipation' Sneak Peek #1. Re-discovery requires experimentation. More...

May 04 2016

(SPOILER) Trailer for Agents of SHIELD 3x20 'Emancipation'. The antepenultimate episode of the season will air next Tuesday.
(SPOILER) Discuss Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 3x19 "Failed Experiments". The episode was written by Brent Fletcher and directed by Wendey Stanzler.

May 02 2016

(SPOILER) Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 3x19 'Failed Experiments' Sneak Peek #2. Quite an entrance.

April 29 2016

(SPOILER) Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 3x19 'Failed Experiments' Sneak Peek #1. Hive and Daisy discuss SHIELD's future.

April 27 2016

(SPOILER) Trailer for Agents of SHIELD 3x19 'Failed Experiments'. This episode will air in all its glory next Tuesday.
(SPOILER) Agents of SHIELD recreates classic Gwen Stacy death cover teasing huge finale event. New art teasing the finale was released by IGN. More...
(SPOILER) Discuss Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 3x18 "The Singularity". The episode was written by Lauren LeFranc and directed by Garry A. Brown.

April 26 2016

(SPOILER) Brett Dalton hints at Hive's future plans. Speaking with CBR he talks a bit about what Hive is thinking at the moment and possibilities for the finale.
(SPOILER) Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 3x18 'The Singularity' sneak peek #2. Wherein Phil makes Lincoln an offer with explosive repercussions.

April 22 2016

(SPOILER) Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 3x18 'The Singularity' Sneak Peek #1. The start of protecting their own.

April 20 2016

(SPOILER) Trailer for Agents of SHIELD 3x18 'The Singularity'. Tense stuff.
(SPOILER) Discuss Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 3x17 "The Team". The episode was written by DJ Doyle and directed by Elodie Keene.

April 15 2016

(SPOILER) Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 3x17 'The Team' Sneak Peek #1. The Inhumans gear up even though Intel's a bit short. The second sneak peek can be found here.

April 13 2016

(SPOILER) Trailer for Agents of SHIELD 3x17 'The Team'. The Secret Warriors come out to play.
(SPOILER) Discuss Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 2x16 "Paradise Lost". This episode was written by George Kitson and Sharla Oliver. It was directed by Wendey Stanzler.

April 12 2016

(SPOILER) Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 3x16 'Paradise Lost' Sneak Peek #2. The team makes a plan regarding 'Not Ward'.

April 07 2016

(SPOILER) Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 3x16 'Paradise Lost' Sneak Peek #1. A sneak peak of the next episode.

April 06 2016

(SPOILER) Trailer for Agents of SHIELD 3x16 'Paradise Lost'. This episode will air next Tuesday.
Discuss Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 2x15 "Spacetime". This episode was written by Maurissa Tancharoen and Jed Whedon. It was directed by Kevin Tancharoen.

April 05 2016

Agents of SHIELD's Chloe Bennet: Why I stopped using my Chinese last name. She talked to the Daily Beast about diversity in Hollywood.

April 04 2016

(SPOILER) Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 3x15 'Spacetime' Sneak Peek #3. Looks intense!

April 02 2016

(SPOILER) Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 3x15 'Spacetime' Sneak Peek #2. I am so confused.

March 31 2016

(SPOILER) Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 3x15 'Spacetime' Sneak Peek #1. He has risen.

March 30 2016

(SPOILER) Trailer for Agents of SHIELD 3x15 'Spacetime'. This episode is getting a fair bit of hype.
(SPOILER) Discuss Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 3x14 "Watchdogs". This episode was written by Drew Z. Greenberg and directed by Jesse Bochco.

March 27 2016

A report from the Agents of SHIELD panel from Wondercon. Jeph Loeb led the panel that assembled almost the entire cast including Clark Gregg, Chloe Bennett, Ming-Na Wen, Brett Dalton, Henry Simmons, Luke Mitchell and Elizabeth Henstridge along with writer-producer Jeff Bell.
(SPOILER) Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 3x14 'Watchdogs' Sneak Peek #1. A new skill and guilt from Simmons.

March 23 2016

(SPOILER) Trailer for Agents of SHIELD 3x14 "Watchdogs". Blimey.
(SPOILER) 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.': Jeff Bell discusses that big goodbye, and what's up with 'Most Wanted'. An interview with Jeff Bell about the latest episode and the spin-off. And now there's an EW interview with Adrianne Palicki and Nick Blood.
(SPOILER) Discuss Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 3x13 "Parting Shot". The episode was written by Paul Zbyszewski and directed by Michael Zinberg.
The Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. cast is doing a Facebook Q&A right now.

March 21 2016

(SPOILER) Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 3x13 "Parting Shot" Sneak Peek #2.
Chloe Bennet talks about Joss Whedon's involvement in her casting. She made the remarks yesterday afternoon at CE2. Sounds like it was a good panel.

March 17 2016

(SPOILER) Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 3x13 'Parting Shot' Sneak Peek #1. A bit of witty recon in dangerous territory.

March 16 2016

Team Cap vs. Team Iron Man: Agents of SHIELD cast weigh in on Civil War. Blastr asked the cast questions about the movie at a recent set visit.
(SPOILER) Trailer for Agents of SHIELD 3x13 'Parting Shot'. This episode will air next Tuesday.
(SPOILER) Discuss Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 3x13 "The Inside Man". This episode was written by Craig Titley and directed by John Terlesky.

March 12 2016

(SPOILER) Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 3x12 'The Inside Man' Sneak Peek #2. "Ward" shows off some new skills.

March 11 2016

See the animated versions of Fitz and Simmons. They're the focus of a featurette for Ultimate Spider-Man vs.The Sinister Six. Includes some commentary from Elizabeth Henstridge and Iain De Caestecker.
(SPOILER) A look at the Wondercon poster for Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. EW has the art and some comments by Jeff Bell about how it relates to Season 2.
(SPOILER) Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 3x12 'The Inside Man' Sneak Peek. A brawl with an old threat.

March 10 2016

ABC Entertainment and Marvel Television Launch "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD: Academy". It's five-part digital series where three die-hard fans compete for a chance to play an agent on the set of Agents of SHIELD, with appearances by stars from the show. The remaining four episodes will be posted on March 23rd, April 6th, April 20th and May 4th. More...
(SPOILER) Don't expect any mention of Inhumans in 'Captain America: Civil War'. It's not so connected after all. :(.

March 09 2016

Joss Whedon's unbreakable rule for Skye and Jemma on Agents of SHIELD. Chloe Bennet and Elizabeth Henstridge tell IGN about the one line that Joss did not want the show to cross.
Ratings for last night's Agents of SHIELD mid-season premiere. The show returned with a 1.1/4 in the 18-49 demo.
(SPOILER) Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 3x12 'The Inside Man' Promo. A familiar face returns to battle the team in next week's promo.
(SPOILER) Discuss Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 3x10 "Bouncing Back". Welcome back! This episode was written by Monica Owusu-Breen and directed by Ron Underwood.

March 08 2016

"I'm every bit the S.H.I.E.L.D. agent that you are" - exploring opposing masculinities. Another excerpt from PopMatters' "After the Avengers: From Joss Whedon's Hottest, Newest Franchises to the Future of the Whedonverse" book.

March 05 2016

(SPOILER) Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 3x11 'Bouncing Back' Sneak Peek #2. A new Inhuman and a confession from Hunter.
(SPOILER) Brett Dalton on Grant Ward's transformation. Agents of SHIELD is back on Tuesday.

March 04 2016

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. gets early Season Four pickup. The agents will be back through 2017.

March 03 2016

(SPOILER) Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 3x11 'Bouncing Back' sneak peek. Fitz, Coulson and a certain device all return in this promo for next week's episode.

February 29 2016

(SPOILER) Maurissa Tancharoen and Jed Whedon confirm Ward's new identity. Following Elizabeth Henstridge's statement, they confirm which comic book character the show will be putting its own unique twist on.

February 26 2016

(SPOILER) Simmons and Fitz to make a guest appearance in an animated Marvel series. They'll appear in the March 13 episode of Marvel's Ultimate Spider-Man Vs. The Sinister 6 on Disney XD.
(SPOILER) Promotional photos from Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 03x11 "Bouncing Back".

February 24 2016

(SPOILER) Should comic-based TV shows actually kill a hero? SHIELD and other television properties from Marvel and DC are talked over in this piece about good guy death in superhero universes.

February 23 2016

ABC releases description for Jeffrey Bell and Paul Zbyszewski penned pilot for 'Marvel's Most Wanted'. That's the Agents of SHIELD spin-off starring Adrianne Palicki and Nick Blood.

February 22 2016

(SPOILER) Grant Ward's villainous identity revealed. Elizabeth Henstridge mentioned it in a recent panel at Wizard World Portland.

February 17 2016

(SPOILER) Trailer for Agents of SHIELD 3x11 'Bouncing Back'. The show returns on March 8th.

February 16 2016

(SPOILER) Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. casts Natalia Cordova-Buckley as Slingshot. Natalia Cordova-Buckley (McFarland, USA) has been cast as a new character on Agents of SHIELD.

February 12 2016

Whedon's women: Melinda May and Maria Hill as transgressive superheroines. This is an excerpt from the "After the Avengers: From Joss Whedon's Hottest, Newest Franchises to the Future of the Whedonverse" book.

February 06 2016

(SPOILER) EW reveals the title and synopsis for the Agents of SHIELD midseason premiere. The show will return on March 8th.

January 27 2016

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Honest Trailer. Everyone please remember this is a comedic take.

January 13 2016

Darkforce will play a major role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe moving forward. As this article notes, we actually got a glimpse of this stuff back in Season 1 of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
(SPOILER) Preview for the second part of Agents of SHIELD Season 3. Some interesting tidbits including how much time has passed.

January 09 2016

'Marvel's Most Wanted' going to pilot at ABC. Here we go again.

January 08 2016

Clark Gregg suspects Marvel's Inhumans movie won't connect much to Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. "But hopefully there'll be some way that our Inhumans connect to that. It'd be too bad if that was wasted."

January 06 2016

(SPOILER) Discuss Angel & Faith Season 10 #22. It's the second part of the "A Tale of Two Families" arc. Scott Fischer's cover art is sumptuous.
'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Double Agent' gets nominated for a Producers Guild Award. Nominees for "The Award for Outstanding Digital Series" include Epic Rap Battles of History, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.

January 01 2016

Eleven great TV fight scenes from 2015. Chloe Bennet's great fight sequence from the Season 2 episode "The Dirty Half Dozen" features in this IGN Best Of list.

December 29 2015

Agents of SHIELD: Is there actually still hope for SkyeWard? Jed Whedon does his best to answer the question without giving much away.
Elizabeth Henstridge talks filming her S.H.I.E.L.D. bottle episode. Part of EW's "Best of 2015 (Behind the Scenes)."

December 25 2015

Best TV of 2015: 5 incredible single episodes. The TV critic at Salon mag picks out 5 episodes from shows that she otherwise has not covered very much, and "4772 Hours" is among them.

December 23 2015

Elizabeth Henstridge is TVLine's Most Underrated Actress in a Drama for 2015. Well deserved recognition.

December 21 2015

Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen and Chloe Bennet to be featured on Captain America: 75 Heroic Years special. ABC will air this one-hour special on Jan. 19 at 9pm, it will also include contributions from Stan Lee, Joe Quesada, Jeph Loeb, Louis D'Esposito, Hayley Atwell and Chris Evans.

December 20 2015

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is noted in GLAAD's annual "Where We Are on TV" Report (for introducing a gay Latino male character this season).Thanks to Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Jessica Jones, it's nice to finally see a few LGBT characters in the MCU (none in the films yet though...).

December 16 2015

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. season three to start on UK TV in January. It has moved to Channel 4's E4 channel.

December 15 2015

Chloe Bennet celebrated as "Actress of the Year" by Unforgettable Awards. The Unforgettable Awards celebrates Asian talent in the media. Chloe Bennet won the award for her work on Agents of SHIELD. More...

December 09 2015

TV ratings for last night's Agents of SHIELD episode. The show got a 1.3/4 in the 18-49 demo.
(SPOILER) Promo for Agents of SHIELD S3x11 and Agent Carter Season 2. Agents of SHIELD will return, eventually.

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