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September 17 2014

A review of the Agents of SHIELD Season 1 Blu-ray. Blu-ray.com reviews the first season, the Blu-ray video and audio quality and the extras on the discs as well.

September 10 2014

(SPOILER) Promo pics from the Agents of SHIELD Season 2 premiere. Nineteen photos in all to look through. Plus Marvel has released a group photo of the cast.

September 09 2014

Agents of SHIELD Season 1 Blu-ray/DVD out today in the US and Canada. The Blu-ray was out of stock at Amazon.com but is back now. If you want to view the extras before you buy then IGN.com has a clip of Chloe's stunts, Parade Magazine has a deleted scene, TVLine has a clip from the 'Cello Duet' featurette and Hero Complex has a Sif featurette clip.

September 08 2014

(SPOILER) Synopsis and amazing cast list for Agents of SHIELD 2.01 "Shadows". There's one or two surprises to be had.

September 07 2014

Analysis of the Agents of SHIELD Season 2 teaser trailer. It may be 32 seconds long but Shadowlocked has some interesting thoughts on the trailer.

September 05 2014

List of the extras for the R2 Agents of SHIELD Season 1 Blu-ray/DVD release. Click on the Components List to get a breakdown of the extras and their running times. The Blu-ray/DVD will be out in the UK on October 20th. More...

September 04 2014

First look at Agent of SHIELD's Lance Hunter. He's played by British actor Nick Blood and the character will have a major role this season.

September 03 2014

ABC's synopsis for Agents of SHIELD Season 2. The show returns on the 23rd with a new regular, it would seem.

August 10 2014

Disney disc pre-orders disappear from Amazon.com. So if you were looking to pre-order the Agents of SHIELD S1 DVD or Blu-ray before September 9th, you can't. However they are available for pre-order at other online retailers such as Target, Walmart and Barnes & Noble. More...

July 26 2014

Agents of SHIELD SDCC panel footage. Video courtesy of Flicks and the City.
Agents of SHIELD Season 2 teaser video. This just played at the Marvel TV panel in Ballroom 20. There's some interesting character news to be had. And watch the Season 1 gag reel as well.

July 21 2014

Lucy Lawless is joining Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. TV Guide has the scoop.

July 19 2014

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. meets Agent Carter in Comic-Con poster. Fans heading to San Diego will get a rare opportunity to score the very first poster that depicts both Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Marvel's Agent Carter.

July 16 2014

Agents of SHIELD Season 2: ABC head is 'loving those scripts'. Paul Lee commented on the show at the recent TCA press tour.

June 13 2014

(SPOILER) Avengers and friends spotted on set today. Multiple Avengers actors were spotted on set today at the University of East Anglia campus in Norwich, UK and photographed.

June 12 2014

Agents of SHIELD features on the 2014 Emmy Nominating ballots. It's important to note that these are not the actual nominations. The show was put forward for the Best Actor, Supporting Actor, Supporting Actress, Guest Actor, Guest Actress, Writing, Directing, Costumes, Stunts, Sound Editing and Sound Mixing categories. We'll find out if Agents of SHIELD got nominated for anything on July 10th. More...

May 30 2014

Agents of SHIELD will return to Channel 4 for a second season. The finale airs tonight in the UK.

May 26 2014

Clark Gregg is the guest on today's Nerdist Podcast. They talk about S.H.I.E.L.D., Marvel, and Clark's new movie Trust Me, among other things.

May 22 2014

AfterBuzz TV interviews J. August Richards. This 30-minute long interview discusses his role in Agents of SHIELD, including the audition process and how he got hired, his work on Angel, playing lawyers on the screen and also about his career choices.

May 21 2014

Cover art for the Agents of SHIELD: Season One Declassified book. This'll be out on July 22nd, just before Comic-Con. So that's handy for any signings.

May 19 2014

Watch a clip from "Lost River" starring Iain De Caestecker and Christina Hendricks. Formerly titled, "How to Catch a Monster," the film is showing at Cannes right now.

May 16 2014

Axel Alonso shares some thoughts on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. Marvel's Editor in Chief talks about the show at Comic Book Resources.

May 14 2014

(SPOILER) What now for Hydra in the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Den of Geek speculates how much Hydra will continue to impact Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., The Avengers: Age of Ultron, etc.
(SPOILER) Jeff Bell and Jeff Loeb discuss the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. season finale and beyond. "I think there’s an opportunity for us to make season two wholly its own rather than just a continuation of season one." More...

May 10 2014

Five questions we want answered on the Agents Of SHIELD season finale. We'll find out if they do get answered in a few days time. More...

May 07 2014

Ratings for last night's Agent of SHIELD episode. Now that the final numbers are in, 'Ragtag’ got a 1.9/6 in the 18-49 demo.
Which episodes you 'must' watch to catch up on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. The author maintains that several episodes may be skipped if you're trying to quickly catch up on the show. Do you agree?

May 05 2014

Clark Gregg debriefed on the final episodes of Agents of SHIELD. Comic Book Resources has a chat with Clark Gregg about the impact of Captain America 2 on SHIELD, the Avengers sequel and the first Marvel comic book that hooked him. And as the headline would suggest, there's also some hints about the last couple of episodes of the current season.

May 02 2014

(SPOILER) Watch a clip from next week's Agents of SHIELD episode. 'Ragtag' is the second last episode of the season. Btw Hero Complex has the opening if you want to see another clip.

April 30 2014

Ratings for last night's episode of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. The final ratings are in and 'Nothing Personal' got a 2.1/6 in the 18-49 demo.
(SPOILER) Watch the extremely tense promo for Agents of SHIELD 1.21 'Ragtag'. The second last episode of the season will air next week.

April 29 2014

Can S.H.I.E.L.D.'s Agent Ward be redeemed? TV.com looks at Ward's chances of redemption from a Buffyverse perspective. And there's a poll as well.

April 25 2014

Fran Kranz on Agents of SHIELD? - "We've talked about it". This and more can be found in Fran's enjoyable AMA from yesterday.

April 24 2014

(SPOILER) Promo pics and description for Agents of SHIELD 1.21 'Ragtag'. The second last episode of the season will air on May 6th.

April 22 2014

(SPOILER) Discuss this week's episode of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. The episode is "The Only Light in the Darkness," written by Monica Owusu-Breen. Amy Acker guest stars as the cellist from Portland.

April 16 2014

Ratings for last night's episodes of Agents of SHIELD. The show's new episode got a 2.1/6 in the 9pm timeslot. The 8pm rerun got a 1.1/4. Once the final ratings come in later on today, the ratings may be adjusted up.

April 13 2014

The format for a second season of Agents of SHIELD? Deadline says there's "talk that a pickup for Agent Carter may come along with a renewal for Marvel's freshman Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., with the new series possibly serving as a bridge between the fall and spring portions of S.H.I.E.L.D."

April 09 2014

Ratings for last night's episode of Agents of SHIELD. The show got a 1.9/6 in the 18-49 demo.
(SPOILER) Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen talk Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Captain America. "It's all connected." Another interview with them about this week's episode can be found here at Comic Book Resources.

April 08 2014

Hulu is already streaming Agents of SHIELD "Turn, Turn, Turn". Tonight's episode popped up in my Hulu+ queue this morning. I assume it's a mistake that might get corrected sometime soon, so good luck. I just watched it and it's an amazing companion to Winter Soldier. ETA: The episode is now offline.

April 03 2014

'Agents of SHIELD' first-look art teases Clairvoyant reveal. This is quite nifty. Kudos. Spoilerish if you haven't seen this week's episode.

April 01 2014

(SPOILER) Promo pics from Agents of SHIELD 1.18 'Providence'. Are these a lot better than the usual ABC promo pics? Yes. Are they very spoilery? Yes. Are there SHIELD coffee mugs? Yes.

March 31 2014

(SPOILER) Watch the opening of tomorrow's Agents of SHIELD episode. See the first 1:26 from "End of the Beginning".

March 26 2014

Amy Acker to guest on Agents of SHIELD! She'll be playing a familiar but previously unseen face from Coulson's past.

March 18 2014

(SPOILER) Promo pics from Agents of SHIELD 1.16 'End of the Beginning'. This episode will air in two weeks time.

March 15 2014

(SPOILER) Synopsis and credits for Agents of SHIELD 1.17 "Turn, Turn, Turn". This episode will air on the 8th of April.

March 12 2014

Agents of SHIELD ratings rise from last week. Last night's episode got a 2.1/7 in the 18-49 demo.

March 10 2014

Interview with Agents of SHIELD concept artist Phillip Boutte Jr. There's some great artwork that you might not have seen before.

March 07 2014

(SPOILER) Watch a clip from Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 'Yes Men'. Another clip from the episode can be found at the ABC site (but it's geo-locked).

March 05 2014

(SPOILER) Promo for Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 1x15 "Yes Men". This episode will air next week.

March 04 2014

(SPOILER) Agents of SHIELD showrunners on Paxton, Deathlok, Sif and more surprises to come. With Agents of SHIELD returning this week, Jed and Maurissa chat to Comic Book Resources about what to expect next on the show.

February 26 2014

(SPOILER) Sif-tastic pictures from Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s 'Yes Men'. There's thirty-five in all to peruse.

February 25 2014

(SPOILER) Synopsis and credits for Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 1.15 'Yes Men'. This episode will air on March 11th.

February 24 2014

Is Agents Of SHIELD really an interracial family show? Another perspective on MAoS. (h/t Slacktivist )

February 20 2014

(SPOILER) Promo pics for the Agents of SHIELD episode 'Tahiti'. This episode will air on March 4th.

February 06 2014

(SPOILER) Synopsis and credits for the next Agents of SHIELD episode 'TAHITI'. If you've seen last night's corker of an episode, then you may have an inkling of what will happen next.

February 05 2014

Ratings for Agents of SHIELD episode 1.13 'T.R.A.C.K.S.'. The show got a 2.2/6 in the demo.
(SPOILER) Trailer for Agents of SHIELD 1x14. This will air on March 4th. Yes, you read that right.
Clark Gregg talks to AssignmentX about Agents of SHIELD and Avengers 2. During this set visit the actor talks about coming back to the character he loves.

February 04 2014

A round-up of reviews for the Agents of SHIELD episode that aired on January 14th. 'Seeds' seems to be the best received episode to date. Den of Geek liked it a lot as did The Escapist. 411Mania gave the episode 8.4 out of 10, TheHDRoom a 9, IGN an 8, TV Fanatic 4.9 out of 5 and ScienceFiction.com 4 out of 5. TVOverMind said "the writing for this episode was compelling" and TV.com declared that "the episode tugged on viewers' heartstrings while also finding moments to make us laugh". Though Paste Magazine wasn't fond of the scenes that told the viewers what happened, rather than showing the viewers what happened.
(SPOILER) What to expect in the last nine episodes of Agents of SHIELD Season 1. "Full throttle is the key word for it" says Maurissa Tancharoen. More in a similar vein over at IGN.com.

January 31 2014

(SPOILER) Sneak peek at the next episode of Agents of SHIELD. 'T.R.A.C.K.S.' will air next Tuesday.
'Agents of SHIELD' inspired by Brett Dalton and Iain De Caestecker's bromance. Another interview from the TCA set visit. Zap2it also has a set interview with Brett and Ming-Na.

January 30 2014

S.H.I.E.L.D. on set: Clark Gregg on secrets, Coulson's dark side and Stan Lee. This is from the recent TCA set visit. . S.H.I.E.L.D. Site also has a set interview with Chloe Bennet as well. Update More from Clark here.

January 25 2014

(SPOILER) 'Agents of SHIELD': Five scoops from the set. Entertainment Weekly recounts some of the highlights from the TCA visit. Zap2it has an interview with Jed and Maurissa discussing the 'curse' of the 22 episode season. Avoid if you're trying to stay spoiler-free.

January 22 2014

(SPOILER) Promo pics for Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. S1.13 'T.R.A.C.K.S.'. If you don't fancy clicking through all of them, someone has uploaded them onto YouTube. This episode will air on February 4th.

January 15 2014

Ratings for Agents of SHIELD episode 1.12 "Seeds". Last night's episode got a 2.2/6 in the 18-49 demo (the same as last week's finals).
(SPOILER) Trailer for Agents of SHIELD 1.13. This episode (The Train Job?) will air on February 4th.

January 14 2014

A round-up of reviews for last week's Agents of SHIELD episode. TV Fanatic said 'The Magical Place' " rewarded our patience with an hour that truly made it worthy of the Marvel name". ScreenCrave gave it an 8, TheHDRoom a 7, IGN 7.3, 411mania 8.5, SFX gave it 3 1/2 stars out of 5, ScienceFiction.com 4 1/2 atoms out of 5 and Mania an 'A-'. TVOM said "compared to "The Bridge", this episode was the stronger half of these two episodes". And TV.com said it "was actually a pretty good episode. Clark Gregg was outstanding , and the hour moved the plot forward, even if it was just a little bit".

January 09 2014

(SPOILER) Could Marvel's Agents Of SHIELD be heading toward...? Some speculation based on the last scene of Tuesday's episode.

January 08 2014

Ratings for Agents of SHIELD episode 1.11 "The Magical Place". Last night's episode got a 2.2/6 in the 18-49 demo. More...

January 07 2014

Agents Of SHIELD returns in the US this week... but not the UK. Expect to see it in February, maybe? More...

January 04 2014

(SPOILER) Watch the opening to next week's episode of Agents of SHIELD. If you can't view it on Facebook, Comics Continuum has the video as well.

January 01 2014

(SPOILER) Promo pics for the next two episodes of Agents of SHIELD. SEAT42F has the pics for 'The Magical Place', SHIELDsite has the pics for 'Seeds'. ETA - A new pic from the 'The Magical Place' can be found on the Marvel site.

December 31 2013

(SPOILER) Sneak peek at the next episode of Agents of SHIELD. 'The Magical Place' will air next Tuesday.

December 20 2013

(SPOILER) Synopsis for Agents of SHIELD episode 1.12 "Seeds". This will air on January 14th.

December 18 2013

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. battles expectations. "While it's impossible to pinpoint the primary reason for the ratings pattern, I believe the show's biggest obstacle can be summarized with one word: overhype."

December 14 2013

Fall shows that are good to women. Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. gets included in this feature that looks at "fall TV's best female characters".
Marvel's Agents of SHIELD: The Art of the Series Slipcase. Retailing at $49.99, this hardcover book will be out on July 22nd of next year. More...
Geeking OUT vlog recaps LGBT in the Whedonverse. Becca and Neil share their thoughts on Joss' evolution in handling of LGBT characters, and offer some speculatons and suspicions for Agents of Shield. More...

December 10 2013

Chicago Tribune interview with Chloe Bennet. More information about the West Side native. More...

December 09 2013

(SPOILER) Agents of SHIELD EP says upcoming episodes are "more in the Marvel direction". Jeffrey Bell speaks to Comic Book Resources about this week's episode, the 22 episode arc and what the show is doing well. ETA: Another interview with Jeff about Agents of SHIELD can be found over at ComicVine.

December 06 2013

(SPOILER) Sneak peek at the Agents of SHIELD mid-season finale. This episode will air next Tuesday.

November 27 2013

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is Canada's number one new show. The CTV press release also says that the show is "the most-watched new fall series on record".

November 25 2013

A round-up of reviews for last week's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. episode. The Escapist said 'The Well' "offered a killer premise - The X-Files with Mission Impossible's hardware - and delivered the hell out of it". 411Mania.com gave the episode 8.4 out 10, TheHDRoom 8.5 and IGN 8.0. Digital Spy gave it 3 stars out of 5, GeekSmash 4 1/2 and SFX 3 1/2. The Paste reviewer said the episode didn't work for them whilst The Independent blogger said "it gives the series a sense of urgency it's been missing".
The Doubleclicks sing their love for everyone's favorite Agent. And are attired appropriately for the occasion. More...

November 21 2013

Jed Whedon confirms Agents of SHIELD/Captain America 2 crossover. He tells TV Guide " we will definitely try to tee-up some stuff and probably play a little bit of the fallout from that film".

November 19 2013

Film Geek Radio's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.C.A.S.T.. Not pertaining to a specific episode of the series, the hosts of this podcast decided to evaluate the season, so far. They try to examine the show with some much-needed perspective, as they feel some critics are being unfairly negative with regards to comparing it to past Whedon programming. More...

November 18 2013

A round-up of reviews for last week's Agents of SHIELD episode. So So Gay said "finally, an episode which nails the action, plot development and humour that we've come to expect from a Whedon series". Digital Spy gave 'The Hub' 4 out of 5, TV Fanatic 4.5 out 5, SFX 3 out of 5, IGN 7.7 out of 10 and 411Mania 8.4. TV Overmind said it was a "good episode that is moving the characters forward, some more than others". And the ScreenCrush review concluded with "overall, continually strong improvement on the fronts that many were quick to tear into during the inaugural weeks".

November 14 2013

(SPOILER) Comic book references in this week's Agents of SHIELD episode. Did you spot them all?

November 11 2013

A round-up of reviews for last week's Agents of SHIELD episode. Paste Magazine said 'Fzzt' showed " the greatness that's only been hinted at in previous viewings". Digital Spy gave it 4 stars out of 5, 411Mania gave it 8.5 out of 10, SFX 3 1/2 stars out of 5 and IGN 8 out of 10. Den of Geek said "while the start was slow and dull, the tension really ramped up in the second (better) half". So So Gay summarised it as "a tense, well crafted episode". And ScreenCrave declared that "for the first time since the show began, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. may have hit the mother load (sic) with 'Fzzt'."

November 05 2013

(SPOILER) TV Guide speaks to the Agents of SHIELD cast and crew about next week's episode. As you'd expect, spoilers abound. In related coverage, Clark and Ming-Na are on the cover of the issue that comes out on Friday.

October 29 2013

What's W.R.O.N.G. with Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.? Alan Sepinwall provides his take on the show with a thorough breakdown of his creative issues with the series.

October 24 2013

Before she was Skye on Agents of SHIELD. Perhaps this can be a number in an Agents of SHIELD musical?
(SPOILER) The Futon Critic lists titles for MAoS' episodes 7 and 8. Along with scheduled broadcasting dates.

October 23 2013

Ratings for "The Girl in the Flower Dress". It's dropped two-tenths to 2.6, coming in second to NCIS.

October 21 2013

A round-up of reviews for last week's Agents of SHIELD episode. Digital Spy said 'Eye-Spy' was "solid blockbuster entertainment for the small-screen". SFX gave it 3 1/2 stars out of 5 and IGN 7.9 out of 10. So So Gay said the episode was "pacy, well written and full of twists and turns". Crave Online went with "a fun and dramatic episode". Den of Geek thought that SHIELD "is definitely getting better" and the TV Fanatic reviewer loved "the tone, tempo and pace of the episode".

October 14 2013

(SPOILER) Watch the first 3 minutes of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. episode 4. Well that was different. You can watch the rest of the episode tomorrow night.
A round-up of reviews for last week's Agents of SHIELD episode. IGN said 'The Asset' "had some good veer left when it looks like you're veering right moments". SFX and Digital Spy both gave the episode 3 stars out of 5. Den of Geek thought the plot was "generic with a capital G". The Guardian recapper said the episode was "pure spy escapism - with the bonus of Ian Hart". And the Paste Magazine reviewer said "I'm starting to get attached to these characters".

October 13 2013

(SPOILER) A review of the fourth episode of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. 'Eye-Spy' got shown at NYCC yesterday and Bleeding Cool gives the lowdown on what happened. More spoilers for the episode can be found at Screenrant.

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