S.H.I.E.L.D. First Look: Cobie Smulders' Agent Hill Finds an Ally, Amy Acker Guest-Stars

All Hill is about to break loose in the April 29  Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and here’s your first look at the return of a familiar face.

As TVLine first reported, Cobie Smulders will be back in action as Agent Maria Hill in the episode, and now we have a preview of her desperate, post-Captain America: The Winter Soldier efforts during the hour (ABC, 8/7c). READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS

Ratings: S.H.I.E.L.D. Rises, NCIS, Originals, Supernatural Hit Lows, FX's Fargo Opens Quietly

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. benefited from its special 9/8c airing on Tuesday, ticking up 17 percent in the 18-49 demo week-over-week (2.0 vs. 1.7) while holding stead in viewers (5.1 million).

Oddly enough, NCIS failed to capitalize on the decreased competition at 8/7c — it faced a S.H.I.E.L.D. rerun —hitting a season series low …READ MORE