via press release:
FOLLOWING LAST NIGHT’S PREMIERE AS THE SEASON’S BIGGEST NEW DRAMA,
ABC IS SET TO REBROADCAST THE PILOT EPISODE OF “MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.”
ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 AT 8:00 P.M.
The Show Premiered as TV’s Highest Rated New Drama in Nearly Four Years
On the heels of its debut as the season’s biggest new drama, ABC is set to rebroadcast the Pilot episode of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” on THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET). The show premiered as TV’s highest rated new drama in nearly four years. In addition, it received an unprecedented one million Facebook fans before its television debut, and those numbers are still climbing.
In the premiere episode, “Pilot,” it’s just after the battle of New York, and now that the existence of super heroes and aliens has become public knowledge, the world is trying to come to grips with this new reality. Agent Phil Coulson is back in action and has his eye on a mysterious group called The Rising Tide. In order to track this unseen, unknown enemy, he has assembled a small, highly select group of Agents from the worldwide law-enforcement organization known as S.H.I.E.L.D. (Strategic Homeland Intervention Enforcement and Logistics Division). The group’s first assignment together as a team finds them trying to track down an ordinary man who has gained extraordinary powers, powers that could have devastating consequences.
“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” stars Clark Gregg as Agent Phil Coulson, Ming-Na Wen as Agent Melinda May, Brett Dalton as Agent Grant Ward, Chloe Bennet as Skye, Iain De Caestecker as Agent Leo Fitz and Elizabeth Henstridge as Agent Jemma Simmons.
“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” Marvel’s first television series, was co-created by Joss Whedon, Jed Whedon & Maurissa Tancharoen (“Dollhouse,” “Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog”), who also serve as executive producers along with Jeph Loeb (“Smallville,” “Lost,” “Heroes”) and Jeffrey Bell (“Angel,” “Alias”). “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” is produced by ABC Studios and Marvel Television.
“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC’s selected HDTV format with a 5.1 channel surround sound. This program carries a TV-PG,V parental guideline.