TVLine Items: S.H.I.E.L.D. Draws Stan Lee, Parks Cast Celebrates 100, Buffy Meets Elmo and More

Stan Lee Agents of SHIELDStan Lee will play a “big role” in an upcoming episode of ABC’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., the Marvel comics icon/AoS EP has confirmed for The Hollywood Reporter.

While no details on Lee’s guest-starring gig were revealed, it is tentatively slated to air during the first week of February sweeps (which this year kicks off Jan. 30).

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Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well….

* With Parks and Recreation set to air its 100th episode this Thursday at 8:30/7:30c, NBC has served up this fun-tastic video in which the beloved and underrated comedy’s cast reflect on fave moments and such. Treat yo’self, now:

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* Keegan-Michael Key of the comedy twofer Key & Peele will guest-star on ABC’s The Middle, EW.com reports, playing a charismatic clergyman who offers the Hecks some much-needed spiritual guidance.

* Fans of Showtime’s Shameless, House of Lies and/or Episodes can get a jump on the series’ new seasons by checking out the premieres now via Showtime’s website or Preview app, YouTube, select On Demand cable services and iTunes. (All three programs launch their new runs on Sunday, Jan. 12.)

* You’ll be anything but “Disappointed” by pressing play on this Sesame Street sneak peek in which TV’s erstwhile Buffy aka The Crazy OnesSarah Michelle Gellar and Elmo do a deep dive into the aforementioned D-word.