Marvel Television was a division of Marvel Studios, a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Studios. The division was responsible for live-action and animated (Marvel Animation) TV Shows and direct-to-DVD series. The Division was 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 only 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.

In October 2019, Kevin Feige, President of Marvel Studios was given the title of Chief Creative Officer, Marvel, and will oversee the creative direction of Marvel Television and Marvel Family Entertainment, with both being placed under the Marvel Studios banner once again.[1][2] 2 months later, Marvel Television closed and was folded into Marvel Studios.[3]


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
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
Cloak & Dagger 2018-2019 Cancelled after second season Freeform
New Warriors 2019 Cancelled before premiere TBA
Runaways 2017-2019 Ended after three seasons Hulu

External link


  2. Fleming Jr. (October 15, 2019). "Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige Adds Marvel Chief Creative Officer Title; He’ll Oversee All Creative & Story Initiatives", Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved on October 15, 2019. 
  3. Goldberg, Lesley (December 8, 2019). Marvel TV Division Folded Into Studio Unit, Layoffs Expected. The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on December 11, 2019. Retrieved on December 11, 2019.

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