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In all the Marvel TV news you’ve been craving, Marvel Television head Jeph Loeb has doubled down on some of the studio’s most unpopular properties. Iron Fist and Inhumans were met with near-universal critical disapproval, but Loeb is teasing even more for fans of these shows.
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Posted on Monday, January 22nd, 2018 by Jacob Hall
ABC has not officially canceled their Inhumans television series, but the writing is on the wall. Despite an ambitious premiere plan that blurred the lines between film and TV and the word “Marvel” above the title, the show crashed and burned upon arrival. Ravaged by critics and ignored by audiences, it’s something that the folks at ABC probably want to sweep under the rug and forget about.
But when rumors that that the network has quietly canceled the series began to arrive online, the handful of Inhumans fans on the planet organized and did what every group of geeks does these days: they launched a petition to save the show.
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Channing Dungey, President of ABC Entertainment, spoke with reporters about the future of Marvel on the network after her executive session with the Television Critics Association. Even though both ABC and Marvel are owned by Disney, ABC faces competition for Marvel shows from Netflix, Hulu and other networks.
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