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Disney XD has announced premiere dates for its new animated series Marvel’s Avengers Assemble and Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.
The successor to the cable channel’s popular The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, Avengers Assemble will receive a preview Sunday, May 26 at 11 a.m. ET/PT before making its official premiere in the same time slot Sunday, July 7. Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. will debut Sunday, Aug. 11 at 11 a.m. Both are part of Disney XD’s Marvel Universe programming block.
“Marvel’s Avengers Assemble” reunites the most popular super hero team — Iron Man, Hulk, Captain America, Thor, Hawkeye and Black Widow, along with newcomer Falcon, marking the first time in animation history this distinct team of heroes will join forces. Led by Iron Man, the heroes train and live together in their new headquarters in Avengers Tower. The planet’s most dangerous villains don’t stand a chance when the Avengers assemble – whether they are stopping Dr. Doom from conquering Asgard, Attuma driving the Atlantean Army into New York City or Dracula unleashing vampire hordes, the Avengers must work together to succeed.
In “Marvel’s Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.,” Hulk has long fought alone to protect a world that sees him as a monster, but his friend Rick Jones has taken it upon himself to film the world-saving exploits of Big Green and his team to change that image. In this never before seen team up of Hulk, his cousin She-Hulk, A-Bomb, Red Hulk and Skaar, Marvel’s mightiest super heroes form an eccentric family living under one roof, working together to tackle threats that are too enormous for other heroes to handle. From trying to house break their giant red pet T-Rex to stopping Ego the Living Planet from crashing into the Earth, the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. must learn to balance Hulk-sized action with everyday family-sized problems.