HULKS SMASH THEIR WAY INTO THE MARVEL UNIVERSE BLOCK IN A SPECIAL ONE-HOUR PREMIERE OF "MARVEL'S HULK AND THE AGENTS OF S.M.A.S.H." SUNDAY, AUGUST 11 ON DISNEY XD
-- Premiere Episode Debuts Thursday, August 1
On WATCH Disney XD Online, Kindle Fire, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch --
-- Premiere Event Features A Super-Sized Marvel Universe Block
With A New Episode of "Marvel's Avengers Assemble" --
"Marvel's Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.," is an action-packed, fun-filled animated series starring Marvel's strongest super heroes - Hulk, She-Hulk, A-Bomb, Red Hulk and Skaar. In this first Marvel produced Hulk animated series, this Gamma group forms an unlikely family living under one roof, battling evil villains and proving to the world they are not monsters - they are Hulk-sized heroes. The series premieres with a special two-part episode on SUNDAY, AUGUST 11 (11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., ET/PT). Immediately following, a brand new episode of "Marvel's Avengers Assemble" (12:00 - 12:30 p.m., ET/PT) will air in this special super-sized Marvel Universe block on Disney XD.
The Agents of S.M.A.S.H. must work together to tackle threats while learning to balance Hulk-sized action with everyday family-sized problems. From stopping Ego the Living Planet from crashing into Earth to trying to house break their giant red pet T-Rex, A-Bomb documents their heroic deeds and thrilling adventures in a reality-based web series.
Beginning Thursday, August 1, the series premiere episode "Doorway to Destruction, Part 1" debuts exclusively for verified users on WATCHDisneyXD.com and the WATCH Disney XD app for Kindle Fire, iPad, iPhone and iPod touch, as well as Disney XD On Demand. On the same day, DisneyXD.com/HULK will launch the "Gamma Storm Smash" game, where fans can play as the Hulk or other agents of S.M.A.S.H. as they blast their way through a treacherous Gamma Tornado to reach the Negative Zone for a final Boss Battle against Annihilus.
From Monday, August 5 through Sunday, August 11, the series premiere episode is available free on iTunes.
On Sunday, August 11, the special one-hour series premiere kicks off with "Doorway to Destruction, Part 1," where Hulk's best pal Rick Jones begins making a web-series to show the world Hulk is a hero, and Big Green gets his first chance to prove it when Annihilus invades Earth. In "Doorway to Destruction, Part 2," the newly formed Agents of S.M.A.S.H. - including a Hulked out Rick Jones, aka A-Bomb - invade the Negative Zone to stop Annihilus once and for all.
Following the premiere of "Marvel's Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H." is a new episode of "Marvel's Avengers Assemble." In the episode "Molecule Kid," Hawkeye and Black Widow take on a covert S.H.I.E.L.D. mission to bring in the son of a super-villain, but when he is revealed to have a world-bending weapon, they realize keeping their mission a secret may be a fatal mistake.
"Marvel's Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H." stars Fred Tatasciore ("Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness") as Hulk, Clancy Brown ("The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes") as Red Hulk, Emmy Award-winner Seth Green ("Robot Chicken") as A-Bomb, Eliza Dushku ("Dollhouse") as She-Hulk and Ben Diskin ("Codename: Kids Next Door") as Skaar.
The creative team consists of executive producer Jeph Loeb ("Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D."); co-executive producer Joe Quesada ("Marvel's Ultimate Spider-Man"); creative consultant Paul Dini ("Batman: The Animated Series," "Lost"); and supervising producers Todd Casey ("Thundercats"), Cort Lane ("The Super Hero Squad Show") and Henry Gilroy ("Star Wars: The Clone Wars"). "Marvel's Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H." is produced by Marvel Television and carries a TV-Y7-FV parental guideline.
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