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Old August 25 2013, 08:10 PM   #706
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Re: Joss Whedon's S.H.I.E.L.D to ABC!

Given the state of fast lawsuits these days i'm pretty sure the studio obtained the rights for this song to be used in the trailer

Anyway.. less than a month to go! Yay!
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Old August 25 2013, 09:47 PM   #707
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Apologies if this has been posted already...but Maria Hill introduces "The New World". This has got to be my most anticipated show in quite some time.

http://www.newsarama.com/18754-maria...l-d-promo.html
That looks and sounds terrible.
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Old August 25 2013, 10:22 PM   #708
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Yeah...that was NOT a good trailer.
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Old August 26 2013, 12:41 AM   #709
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I'm not sure what was wrong with it, though I would have chosen a different song.
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Old August 26 2013, 01:20 AM   #710
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I think that's the trailer meant to appeal to the broader demographics, not the hardcore fans. Makes sense too since if they want this show to be successful they need to sell it to people who have no idea who Agent Coulson is and don't care.
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Old August 26 2013, 06:19 PM   #711
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Eh, it's got Scherbatsky in it, who am I to dislike it?
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Old August 26 2013, 08:12 PM   #712
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I thought it was good myself.
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Old August 26 2013, 08:20 PM   #713
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The trailer makes it look generic, but I wouldn't call it bad.
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Old August 26 2013, 10:36 PM   #714
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Yeah it is a fairly generic television spot, but i think it was meant to be that. As others have said, probably targeted towards a general audience. I still liked it, didn't even pay attention to the song when I was watching it so it made no impression on me either way.
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Old August 26 2013, 11:17 PM   #715
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Re: Joss Whedon's S.H.I.E.L.D to ABC!

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Apologies if this has been posted already...but Maria Hill introduces "The New World". This has got to be my most anticipated show in quite some time.

http://www.newsarama.com/18754-maria...l-d-promo.html
Same here. With Castle, Once Upon A Time, Revenge, and now another OUAT and this, ABC is quickly rising through the ranks of my favorite channels. A live action SW series would be enough to secure it's place at the very top of that list.
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Old August 27 2013, 03:01 AM   #716
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I think that's the trailer meant to appeal to the broader demographics, not the hardcore fans. Makes sense too since if they want this show to be successful they need to sell it to people who have no idea who Agent Coulson is and don't care.
I doubt too many people who don't know about the Marvel Universe will be looking for this series to finally hook them. This show is niche, which normally sounds bad but it is largely based on a concept with built in awareness the last 5yrs and a film that made $600m+ domestic, $1.2B worldwide. So the niche has the possibility of being larger than normal....at least for the first few episodes anyway. I just think the % of people who are watching NCIS aren't really going to try this out anyway.
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Old August 27 2013, 03:28 AM   #717
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Re: Joss Whedon's S.H.I.E.L.D to ABC!

However, ABC has other demographics. I think there are plenty of people who like action shows or action/dramas and I don't think this is all that different.
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Old August 27 2013, 10:06 AM   #718
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^Exactly. They're just looking to hook in as many people as possible. Look at 'Arrow' and 'Smallville' (at least in the early days) I'm sure more than half the audience of these shows weren't/aren't hardcore comic book fans. Allot of them are most likely just there for the action and drama and for them at least, the superhero stuff is just window dressing.
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Old August 27 2013, 02:20 PM   #719
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I don't have a problem with trying to target different demos or whatever. My problem is that the spot comes off like a bad fan vid from Youtube.
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Old August 27 2013, 08:48 PM   #720
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I don't have a problem with trying to target different demos or whatever. My problem is that the spot comes off like a bad fan vid from Youtube.
Yeah, the trailer itself just looked very poorly constructed.
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