‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Return Scores Ratings Bump; ‘Legends’ Holds Steady

Shield Legends
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. returned last night with an episode that introduced viewers to alternate reality where Hydra has gained control. Meanwhile on The CW, Legends of Tomorrow aired it’s second season finale that concluded with a very different version of modern L.A due to our heroes and their meddling with time. Now, TVByTheNumbers reports that Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.‘s return managed to earn a ratings bump while the Legends of Tomorrow finale held steady with the season average numbers.

TVByTheNumbers reports that the latest episode Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. earned 2.20 million viewers and rose a tenth from the previous episode’s demo numbers with a 0.7 rating.

Legends of Tomorrow received 1.53 million viewers and held steady with the season’s 0.6 demo rating average.

The CW has renewed Legends of Tomorrow for a third season.

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. continues next week with the episode titled “Identity and Change“.

“THERE’S NO WAY OUT FOR DAISY AND SIMMONS, ON ABC’S ‘MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.’

“Identity and Change” – As Daisy and Simmons struggle to discover an escape route to the real world, the identity of the Inhuman leader of the Resistance is revealed, on “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” TUESDAY, APRIL 11 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network.

“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” stars Clark Gregg as Agent Phil Coulson, Ming-Na Wen as Agent Melinda May, Chloe Bennet as Daisy Johnson, Iain De Caestecker as Agent Leo Fitz, Elizabeth Henstridge as Agent Jemma Simmons, Henry Simmons as Agent Alphonso “Mack” MacKenzie and John Hannah as Holden Radcliffe .

Guest starring are Brett Dalton as Grant Ward, Jason O’Mara as Jeffrey Mace, Frances Gregg as Amy, Jordan Rivera as Hope, Randall J. Bacon as lead Hydra agent, Brandon Walter as person in line, David Landry as Hydra special agent, David Weiss as serious man and Patrick Cavanaugh as Burrows.

“Identity and Change” was written by George Kitson and directed by Garry A. Brown.”

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. airs on Tuesday at 10:00 pm ET on ABC. Be sure to check back with Heroic Hollywood after each episode for weekly reviews!

Source: TVByTheNumbers

20 ‘Iron Fist’ Easter Eggs & References To The Marvel Cinematic Universe

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Iron Fist
This weekend the fourth collaboration of Marvel and Netflix, Iron Fist, dropped on the streaming service. Although the first 6 episodes were panned by critics, fans spent much of the weekend binge-watching the new Marvel show. Based on social media reactions, Iron Fist was still received rather well and it looks like Marvel and Netflix once again have a hit on their hands. We here at Heroic Hollywood have been binge-watching it as well. You can see our reviews in episodic spurts here, here and here, with more to come.

Being in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, as well as the street level Defenders Universe, there’s a lot of connective tissue in Iron Fist. We already know that Madame Gao, Jerri Hogarth and Claire Temple –who appeared in other properties — would be on the show. However, there is a plethora of other cool stuff that shows up on Iron Fist. Here are a few easter eggs connecting the show to the MCU, plus a few other things. Click Next to take a look.

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Sebastian Peris

Sebastian Peris

Canadian film lover, comic book geek, political junkie and board game enthusiast.