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An early look at ABC's 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' pilot, and conversations with the show's creator, Joss Whedon, and stars, suggests a show with big ambitions, an international scope, and a sense that it's time to explore the impact of superheroes on ordinary people.
If you were relieved by the news that Elisabeth Hasselbeck, one of the two more conservative members, along with Sherri Shepherd, of the crew of women who host the daytime talk show The View, was departing for a friendlier perch at Fox and Friends, you might want to reconsider that given the news of her replacement.