The reason? Obama. Well, to be more precise, the January 12th date for President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address, would pre-empt the second episode and likely create scheduling problems for the first half of the season.
The series will have a two-hour debut similar to season one, running from 9 p.m. ET/PT until 11 for its premiere before going to a 9 p.m. one-hour time period for the remainder of its ten-episode run.
A two-hour premiere has been announced for Agent Carter, which begins Tuesday, January 12th 2016 at 9:00 PM ET on ABC.
Agents Of SHIELD Season 2 returns with new episodes every Tuesdays starting March 8th 2016 at 9:00 PM ET on ABC