In always surprising news for Joss Whedon, he's getting to keep a show on the air--at least for a little longer. ABC has reportedly given a full season order to Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., the Whedon co-created series about the only secret agent team with more attractive women than Charlie's Angels. It's somewhat unexpected given that, since its big premiere, the show has steadily and massively declined in viewership; it was down a third of its audience by the second episode, and went down another half a point this week. But apparently the network still has hopes the series can find and start maintaining an audience. Or at least they hope that, now they've given it enough of a chance, maybe you won't start a campaign to get it back on the air once they inevitably cancel it. Nice try, ABC.
Shackling Houdini to the one thing he can't escape from--the posthumous desecration of his legacy--ABC has picked up a pitch that will have the renowned escape artist fight today's crime, finally pitting his ability to get out of chains against cyber-stalkers or whatever. Jeff ... / Continue →
Though Marvel is already this month premiering Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Marvel's Q.U.E.E.N. Latifah Show, the studio is looking to the future of what other shows they could spin-off of a superhero movie. Their answer: how about Captain America's Peggy Carter? Marvel ... / Continue →
The American Broadcasting Company has revealed plans to betray itself and all of God's Americans, blasphemously imagining an America with neither an Independence Day nor, consequently, Independence Day, with the drama series The Thirteen. Deadline brings news that the network i... / Continue →