Marvel Television is a division of Marvel Studios, a subsidiary of Marvel Entertainment in The Walt Disney Company conglomerate. The division is responsible for live-action and animated (Marvel Animation) TV Shows and direct-to-DVD series. The Division is based at affiliate ABC Studios' location.
Marvel had previous licensed a few characters out for TV shows with animated shows being more successful than the live action shows. Only the The Incredible Hulk TV series (1978-82) was Marvel's hit in live action TV. The last TV series, Blade: The Series, was canceled after one season on Spike.
On June 28, 2010, Marvel Entertainment announced the start of Marvel Television, Marvel Studios' division, together with the appointment of Jeph Loeb to head up the division as Executive Vice President, Head of Television. Marvel TV's first show in development was The Incredible Hulk. In April 2012, Marvel TV signed with Creative Artists Agency for live action respresentation. Marvel has four shows in development, with the Hulk will not be ready until the 2013-2014 season for ABC and ABC passed on AKA Jessica Jones. In August 2012 with ABC Studios, Marvel TV received its first order from the ABC network for a Joss Whedon co-written Marvel's S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot.
|Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.||2013-present||Four 22 episode seasons ordered, with option for additional seasons.||ABC|
|Daredevil||2015-present||2 13 episode seasons ordered by Netflix, with option of future seasons.||Netflix|
|Jessica Jones||2015-present||13 episode season ordered by Netflix, with option of future seasons.||Netflix|
|Luke Cage||2016||13 episode season ordered by Netflix, with option of future seasons.||Netflix|
|Iron Fist||2016||13 episode season ordered by Netflix, with option of future seasons.||Netflix|
|The Defenders||2017||8 episode miniseries ordered by Netflix.||Netflix|
|The Punisher||2017||13 episode season ordered by Netflix.||Netflix|
|Cloak and Dagger||TBA||In development||Freeform|
|Agent Carter||2015-2016||Cancelled after second season||ABC|