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Monday, October 7
Original Series - Series Premiere (Special One-Hour Event)
Mighty Med "Saving the People Who Save People"
(8:30 PM - 9:30 PM ET/PT)
Two best friends and comic book fanboys, Kaz and Oliver, discover a doorway leading to top-secret hospital called "Mighty Med," where they realize that all their favorite superheroes are real! There, they meet Skylar Storm, a teen hero who recently lost her powers, Horace Diaz, the hospital's Chief of Staff, and Alan Diaz, Horace's meddling nephew with telekinesis powers. When Kaz's all-time favorite superhero Tecton is rushed into the hospital, the boys must use their comic books knowledge to find a way to save Tecton before his nemesis Megahertz finds him first.
DESCRIPTION: (from Disney XD's press release, May 2014) Disney XD has ordered a second season of its popular live-action superhero comedy series "Mighty Med," it was announced today by Adam Bonnett, Executive Vice President, Original Programming, Disney Channels Worldwide. Production will resume in Los Angeles in July for a fall 2014 premiere while new episodes continue to rollout. For the October 2013 launch, "Mighty Med" ranked as the #1 telecast in its time period across target boy demos, and to date is a top performer for the network in Total Viewers and all key demos. Created by executive producer Jim Bernstein ("Phineas and Ferb") and co-executive producer Andy Schwartz ("Scrubs") and executive-produced by Stephen Engel ("The Big Bang Theory"), the series stars Bradley Steven Perry ("Good Luck Charlie") as Kaz, Jake Short ("A.N.T. Farm") as Oliver, Paris Berelc as Skylar Storm, Devan Leos as Alan and Augie Isaac as Gus. "Mighty Med" chronicles the after-school adventures of teenage best friends Kaz and Oliver, who land dream jobs at a secret hospital for superheroes, sci-fi and fantasy characters. Without powers of their own, these two seemingly ordinary boys realize that the power of friendship gives them the ability to become heroes themselves and save the people who save people.