21st Mar2018

Disney to launch ‘Marvel Avengers’ TV channel

by Phil Wheat


Disney Channels UK and Ireland have today announced they will launch a third pop up channel with the introduction of a Marvel Avengers Channel takeover on April 1st, which will run for the course of the month (until 29th April) on the Sky and Virgin Disney XD +1 channels. Highlights will include the world premiere of exclusive Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War content, four new Marvel Funko animated shorts, and channel premiere of Marvel’s Video Comics shorts and Marvel Super Hero Adventures shorts. Every episode of Marvel’s Avengers Assemble ever made will be broadcast during the course of the month.

The Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War content will include What the What and Who’s Who which will premiere on the Marvel Avengers Channel in April and will give fans a closer look at the upcoming movie which releases in the UK nationwide on 26th April. What the What will feature Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War cast, fan recaps of the Marvel Cinematic Universe films, quick fire questions to the cast and viewer quizzes. Tom Holland will be hosting the Who’s Who session where he will shed light on the various characters that feature in the upcoming film.

David Levine, General Manager of Disney Channels UK and Ireland commented:

With the launch of Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War just around the corner, this pop-up channel will bring together all of our fantastic Marvel Avengers content, showcasing the most popular characters from the Marvel universe. The Avengers continue to inspire kids and the pop-up channel will allow them to further experience all things Iron Man, Captain America and much more!



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