Congratulations to the cast & crew! Can’t wait to see what is in store for us the rest of the season.
“The Bus” isn’t gonna be stopping anytime soon, seeing as ABC announced on Thursday that Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. has been granted a full-season (aka 22 episode) pick-up.
A follow-up of sorts to Marvel movies such as The Avengers and Iron Man 3, the freshman series premiered to 12.1 million total viewers and delivered TV’s highest-rated drama debut in nearly four years, with a 4.7 rating in the coveted 18-49 demo.
At last tally, the adventure-drama did 7.9 mil and a 2.9, edging out NCIS for the No. 2 spot at 8 o’clock.
TVLine readers gave the series premiere an average grade of “B+,” and in a poll this week gave the season-to-date a “B.”
To date, S.H.I.E.L.D. ranks as the No. 1 new show of the 2013-14 TV season among the 18-49 demo (averaging a 4.0 rating that swells to 5.7 with Live+3 DVR playback factored in).
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. airs Tuesdays at 8/7c.