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Sunday, August 4
Original Series - Episode Premiere
Marvel's Avengers Assemble "Hyperion"
(11:00 AM - 11:30 AM ET/PT)
An all-powerful super-being, Hyperion, arrives to save the Earth, but when his methods become too extreme, the Avengers must stand up to him to save humanity from total domination.
Emmy Award-winner Brian Bloom ("As the World Turns") guest stars as Hyperion.
DESCRIPTION: (from Disney XD's press release, July 2014) Disney XD has ordered a second season of its popular animated series on the Marvel Universe programming block, "Marvel's Avengers Assemble" and "Marvel's Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H." It was announced today by Jeph Loeb, Marvel's Head of Television, at San Diego Comic-Con. Produced by Marvel Television, some of Marvel's most popular super heroes - the all-star Avengers and hard-hitting Hulks - will return to take on their most high-stakes battles yet. Both series are in production and slated to premiere this fall on Marvel Universe on Disney XD. Season two of "Marvel's Avengers Assemble" takes the Earth's Mightiest Heroes to all-new heights, as the threat of the cosmic warlord Thanos hangs over the team, threatening to destroy them. The Avengers will have to unite and wield their powers to defeat some of the most infamous villains in what promises to be the super heroes' greatest challenge yet. The voice cast includes: Adrian Pasdar ("Heroes") as Iron Man, Fred Tatasciore ("Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness") as Hulk, Roger Craig Smith ("Wreck-It Ralph") as Captain America, Travis Willingham ("Shelf Life") as Thor, Troy Baker ("Ultimate Spider-Man") as Hawkeye, Laura Bailey ("The Super Hero Squad Show") as Black Widow and Bumper Robinson ("The Game") as Falcon. Man of Action Studios ("Marvel's Ultimate Spider-Man," "Ben 10") - comprised of Joe Casey, Joe Kelly, Duncan Rouleau and Steven T. Seagle - will serve as co-executive producer.