Originally announced as an 8 episode miniseries, Marvel is set to debut their latest action-packed TV show Agent Carter with a two-hour premiere. This will now kick off a seven-part television event in January that will serve as a bridge between the first two parts of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 2. Marvel has released an official PR for this can't-miss double episode. Check out the full details, and prepare for the return of Peggy Carter.

Can't contain your excitement for the upcoming Marvel's Agent Carter? Well you're in luck! The series premiere will be a very special two-hour event!

ABC's highly anticipated new seven-part television event, Marvel's Agent Carter, the second action packed series from the creative minds at Marvel, inspired by the feature films Marvel's "Captain America: The First Avenger" and "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," along with the short "Marvel One-Shot: Agent Carter," will debut with a two-hour premiere on Tuesday, January 6 (8:00-10:00 p.m., ET).

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It's 1946 and peace has dealt Agent Peggy Carter (Hayley Atwell) a serious blow as she finds herself marginalized when the men return home from fighting abroad. Working for the covert SSR (Strategic Scientific Reserve), Peggy finds herself stuck doing administrative work when she would rather be back out in the field, putting her vast skills into play and taking down the bad guys. But she is also trying to navigate life as a single woman in America, in the wake of losing the love of her life, Steve Rogers - a.k.a. Captain America. When old acquaintance Howard Stark (Dominic Cooper, "Captain America: The First Avenger") finds himself being framed for unleashing his deadliest weapons to anyone willing to pony up the cash, he contacts Peggy -- the only person he can trust -- to track down those responsible, dispose of the weapons and clear his name.

He empowers his butler, Edwin Jarvis (James D'Arcy), to be at her beck and call when needed to help assist her as she investigates and tracks down those responsible for selling these weapons of mass destruction. If caught going on these secret missions for Stark, Peggy could be targeted as a traitor and spend the rest of her days in prison - or worse.

Check out the "Marvel's Agent Carter" series premiere on Tuesday, January 6 at 8:00 p.m. ET! Make sure to like "Marvel's Agent Carter" on Facebook and follow @AgentCarterTV on Twitter for all the latest updates!

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