'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' aired its premiere episode Sept. 24. 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' airs on ABC.
Joss Whedon's show about the men and women who work with Marvel superheroes would debut in fall 2013 if it was given the go-ahead by the network.
New season offers few fresh shows, but frugal times may pull in more viewers looking for cheap entertainment.