09 Aug 2016 6:49 PM +00:00 UTC

Marvel Head of Television Doesn't Understand Why 'Agent Carter' Was Canceled

Marvel's Head of Television, Jeph Loeb, is just as stumped as Agent Carter's fans when it comes to ABC's decision to cancel the show, Business Insider reports. He says "There were no conversations. We had a call from the network. The network said they were cancelling the show." When asked his he understood the decision, he replied that he didn't.

However, Loeb adds that he doesn't think fans have necessarily seen the last of Peggy Carter. "Let me just put it this way: I watched The Avengers. Phil Coulson died. His story was done. We're about to go into the fourth season [of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D], and he's standing right over there," Loeb said while gesturing at the character's actor, Clark Gregg. "So I like to think that anything is possible. And that's one of the reasons why I enjoy my job so much."

Loeb says that despite the lack of communication about the cancellation and ABC passing on the Marvel's Most Wanted, the relationship between ABC and Marvel "couldn't be better". "Whether it's ABC or Netflix or FX or Fox or Freeform, any of the networks that we're on, they ask us to tell the best stories that we can, and we do that. We hope that, in turn, we're then going to get the best audience that we can. And when they decide that that's not something they want to do anymore, there's not a lot you can do." Loeb explained. "That's the nature of the television business."


Agent Carter didn't get fantastic ratings for its second season, so canceling it wasn't an outrageous business decision, but still a very unfortunate one. It's too bad Loeb was kept in the dark, but it's nice to hear there's a chance to see Peggy again. What do you think of the cancelation? How would you like Peggy to return to the MCU?

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