AceShowbiz - Rejoice, "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." fans. The series has been renewed for season 6 by ABC.
However, the new season will be having 13 episodes only. It's down from the five previous seasons that have 22 episodes.
Being the only Marvel-related series on the network, "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." averages a 1.2 rating in the 18-49 demo, after being moved from Tuesdays to Fridays. It also brings in nearly 4 million total viewers with seven days of delayed viewing as the drama remains a strong DVR performer.
The current season 5 slowly explains the relationship between the show and "Avengers: Infinity War". This season sees Agent Phil Coulson (Clark Gregg) discovering that some, but not all, of his S.H.I.E.L.D. colleagues were taken with him and placed onboard a mysterious space ship. As they come in contact with some of the vessel's inhabitants, it becomes clear that something has gone terribly wrong.
Starring Ming-Na Wen as Agent Melinda May, Chloe Bennet as Daisy Johnson, Iain De Caestecker as Agent Leo Fitz and Elizabeth Henstridge as Agent Jemma Simmons, "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." joins returning shows including "Black-ish", "Fresh Off the Boat", "Modern Family", "Grey's Anatomy", "Station 19" and "How to Get Away With Murder". Joss Whedon, Jed Whedon, and Maurissa Tancharoen co-created the Marvel series as well as executive produce alongside Jeffrey Bell, Jeph Loeb, and Jim Chory. ABC Studios and Marvel Television produce the series.
Season 5 of "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." is set to air its finale on Friday, May 18 at 9 P.M. on ABC. Meanwhile, the upcoming season 6 hasn't had a premiere date.