In July 2012, Marvel Television was in conversation with ABC to create a show set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. One month later, ABC ordered an episode pilot for a TV series. In April 2013, it was announced that the series would be titled Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. In January 2014, ABC announced Agent Carter; the series was cancelled after two seasons. In August 2016, Marvel announced Inhumans to be air on ABC; the series was cancelled after one season. On July 28, 2019, it was announced by ABC that the seventh season of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. will be the show's final season.
In January 7, 2020, Karey Burke, ABC Entertainment's president, revealed that the network is in talks with Marvel Studios, which is now in charge of developing MCU TV series following Marvel Television's closure, to develop a new TV series.