Marvel Television is a division of Marvel Studios, a subsidiary of Marvel Entertainment in The Walt Disney Company conglomerate. The division is responsible for live-action and animated (Marvel Animation) TV Shows and direct-to-DVD series. The Division is based at affiliate ABC Studios' location.


Marvel had previous licensed a few characters out for TV shows with animated shows being more successful than the live action shows. Only the The Incredible Hulk TV series (1978-1982) was Marvel's hit in live action TV. The last TV series, Blade: The Series, was canceled after one season on Spike.


On June 28, 2010, Marvel Entertainment announced the start of Marvel Television, Marvel Studios' division, together with the appointment of Jeph Loeb to head up the division as Executive Vice President, Head of Television. Marvel TV's first show in development was The Incredible Hulk. In April 2012, Marvel TV signed with Creative Artists Agency for live action respresentation. Marvel has four shows in development, with the Hulk will not be ready until the 2013-2014 season for ABC and ABC passed on AKA Jessica Jones. In August 2012 with ABC Studios, Marvel TV received its first order from the ABC network for a Joss Whedon co-written Marvel's S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot.


Series Aired Production Original
In Production
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 2013-present Five 22 episode seasons ordered, with an upcoming 13 episode order for the sixth and seventh seasons and option for additional seasons. ABC
Runaways 2017-present 2 seasons (one 10 episode season and one 13 episode season) ordered by Hulu, with option for additional seasons. Hulu
Cloak & Dagger 2018-present 2 10 episode seasons ordered, with option of future seasons. Freeform
In Development
New Warriors 2018 Pre-production. TBA
Agent Carter 2015-2016 Cancelled after second season ABC
The Defenders 2017 8 episode miniseries Netflix
Inhumans 2017 Cancelled after first season ABC
Iron Fist 2017-2018 Cancelled after second season Netflix
Luke Cage 2016-2018 Cancelled after second season Netflix
Daredevil 2015-2018 Cancelled after third season Netflix
Jessica Jones 2015-2019 Cancelled after the third season. Netflix
The Punisher 2017-2019 Cancelled after second season Netflix

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