Marvel Television, meanwhile, has made a concerted push on cable and streaming platforms after seeing Agent Carter canceled at ABC after two seasons (and Inhumans wrapping after one). It hasn't yet been determined if Season 6 will be the show's last, but no doubt the showrunners would like to know beforehand if they're crafting an endgame or if there's hope for the show to continue on past Season 6 with shorter seasons.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is returning.
We'll find out if Infinity War's end affects the members of SHIELD when the Season 5 finale airs on Friday, May 18 at 9 PM ET/ 8 PM CT on ABC.
"I feel the season we just had was creatively the strongest yet", she told attendees.
With the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. season 5 finale (ironically titled "The End") airing on Friday, May 18, fan speculation has reached a fever-pitch over whether the catastrophic conclusion of Avengers: Infinity War will be portrayed on the small screen.More news: US Diplomat, Involved in Car Crash, Leaves Pakistan
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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. has been on the bubble for months as one of ABC's lowest rated dramas now on air with the only two shows below it already being cancelled. Regardless, fans can breathe a sigh of relief that the series will indeed return, if in a more abbreviated form.
Instead, the shortened season will serve as a follow up to Avengers 4, positioning the show to bring to live the street-level aftermath of those surely-collosal events.
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Following ABC's renewal of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. for a sixth season, the network has released a fall TV line-up that pushes the Marvel drama to a mid-season premiere.