ABC is renewing Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. which will see the team return for a fifth season. Although the fourth season reached a new ratings low, the Marvel series has nevertheless found its groove by creating a three story arc and introducing characters such as Ghost Rider as well stories evolving around Live Model Decoys and Agents of Hydra. Joining Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. on ABC is spinoff series Inhumans, which will debut later this year.
Also on the return block are American Gods, which is no surprise as it has been a ratings hit for Starz. The adaptation of the Neil Gaiman novel has garnered huge praise by both fans of the book as well as TV viewers. According to official reports, the series premier clocked in over five million viewers alone, which is indeed impressive.
FOX, which will debut The Gifted, a companion mutant TV series will also renew its comic book properties, Gotham and Last Man on Earth. The Batman prequel series will return for another season whilst the Will Forte led Last Man on Earth will be returning for a Season 4. Also scheduled to return is X-Men spinoff series, Legion, which has also impressed.