The Hub Television network, a destination for kids and their families, has acquired the animated series “The Super Hero Squad Show” from Marvel Animation.
The half-hour series, which features the Super Heroes including Iron Man, Wolverine, Hulk, Thor, and Captain America will join The Hub’s Monday through Friday lineup beginning Monday, Jan. 30, at 4 p.m. ET (with encore presentations on the weekend).
“As one of the world’s preeminent character-based entertainment companies, Marvel has a superb reputation for providing quality entertainment,” said Margaret Loesch, president and CEO, The Hub.
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“The Super Hero Squad Show” entertains young fans and their families with a unique mix of action, adventure, humor and satirical storytelling as Marvel’s super heroes unite to protect Super Hero City from some of the world’s most infamous super villains. “The Super Hero Squad Show” was produced in 2009 by Film Roman and Marvel Animation.
“Marvel Super Heroes have always entertained fans of all ages in our comics, and we’re proud to offer an animated series that families can enjoy together,” said Jeph Loeb, head of Marvel Television.
“With the most exciting super-powered adventures, The Hub can now offer the greatest fun of all — experiencing Marvel for the very first time. So whether you want to fly with Thor, suit up with Iron Man or smash with Hulk, this series has everything your family wants to see from our heroes.”
THE HUB is a multi-platform joint venture between Discovery Communications and Hasbro, Inc., with a goal of entertaining and educating children and their families.
Marvel Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company.