ABC & Marvel Launch Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Competition Series


BURBANK: ABC Entertainment and Marvel Television have launched Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Academy, a five-part digital original series that tests the physical and mental limits of a trio of super-fans.

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Academy looks on as three fans compete for the chance to play an agent on the set of ABC’s Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. The contestants will go through various challenges, including timed underwater tasks and high-octane obstacle courses. Stars from the show will appear in the digital series to support their respective candidates.

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Academy is a collaboration between Disney|ABC Digital Media Studios, Marvel Entertainment and Lexus, the show’s sponsor. The first episode has launched on, the ABC website and on the WATCH ABC app. The remaining four episodes will post at 9 a.m. on March 23, April 6, April 20 and May 4.