Marvel's Avengers Assemble
After a sneak preview over Memorial Day weekend, the Avengers are back on duty for the official debut of the new animated series Marvel's Avengers Assemble (Sunday, July 7, 11am/10c, Disney XD). In May's teaser two-parter, Iron Man, Captain America and Co. discovered a growing threat from a gang of villains who are teaming up to defeat them. To better deal with this menace, the Avengers decide that shacking up will improve unity and training.
Disney XD's Summer Programming
Disney XD is giving kids tons of action-packed reasons to say indoors this summer with the network's most ambitious programming slate yet. The young, male-driven network will unveil a slew of series and specials this season including Marvel's Avengers Assemble, premiering Sunday July 7, and Marvel's Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H., premiering Sunday, Aug. 11. The network has also partnered with the X Games for four separate specials, airing nightly July 22-25. All of the "Non-Stop Summer" fun officially makes a splash on Monday, June 17. Here are the highlights:
The big screen isn't the only place to find your favorite superheroes this summer. Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, the Hulk, Hawkeye and Black Widow will kick some bad-guy butt as the stars of a new animated series, Disney XD's Marvel's Avengers Assemble. "People will be blown away," promises Jeph Loeb, the head of Marvel Television, who stresses that these episodes have been made with passion and care. "Our job is to create stories that make your heart race, to re-create that feeling you get when you first open the comic book."