Just when ABC starts building up a little momentum for “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” they give the show a week off so that Disney can air a special about the Marvel Universe. The special, titled “Marvel Studios: Assembling a Universe”, is an hour long look behind the scenes of the Marvel movies. It will obviously contain numerous mentions of the upcoming Captain America installment landing in April. Here’s how ABC describes the special.
An inside look at Marvel Studios and the Marvel cinematic universe, featuring interviews and behind-the-scenes footage.
In the old days we called these sorts of show infomercials. However for a Marvel fan this show is still the best thing on from the major networks at 8pm. “Glee”, “NCIS”, and “The Voice” aren’t going to be more exciting than a two minute clip of Captain America throwing his shield around. That’s the real power of Marvel. It’s why the upcoming DC show “Gotham” has the chance to be such a big hit. There’s an unlimited thirst for comic book stories.
Tonight’s Marvel special also promises our first look at “Avengers: Age of Ultron”, and more info on the “Guardians of the Galaxy”. It’s like a Marvel Beauty Pageant. The Disney owned giant trots out its sexiest titles, and gives us just enough of the goods.
Date: Tuesday, March 18th
Episode Title: Marvel Studios: Assembling a Universe
Start Time: 8:00 pm ET
Online Stream: ABC.com