-- Two Back-to-Back Original Episodes Scheduled on Premiere Night --
Disney XD will premiere the animated series THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN
on Monday, June 22 at 7 PM ET/PT with two back-to-back episodes from its new second season. Based on Marvel Entertainment's popular Super Hero and produced by Culver Entertainment, a Sony Pictures Television Company, and Marvel Animation, a preeminent leader in animated shows for television and direct-to-video films, the adventures of young Peter Parker will air in its regular timeslot beginning on Monday, June 29 at 7:30 PM.
Based on Marvel's legendary Super Hero, THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN
journeys back to the web-slinger's junior year in high school, when a not-so-typical 16-year-old named Peter Parker struggles to conceal his secret identity, endure the pressures of teenage life and combat never before seen Super Villains.
In Season Two of THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN
, things aren't getting any easier for Peter Parker. While he struggles to sort out his feelings for Gwen Stacy, Liz Allan, Mary Jane Watson and the Black Cat, the challenges for Spider-Man are piling up. There's a mysterious new villain in town, the Master Planner, whose rise will lead to a gang war with Tombstone and Silvermane. Throw in the return of Rhino, Electro, Vulture, Sandman, Doctor Octopus, Hammerhead, the New Enforcers and the Cat Burglar plus new opponents Mysterio, Kraven, Tinkerer, Colonel Jupiter, Silver Sable and Molten Man, and Spidey's plate is pretty darn full. And in case that's not enough, wait until Venom resurfaces to reveal Pete/Spidey's secret identity to the rest of the world! All this and the truth about the Green Goblin! Trust us, you can't afford to miss a second of THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN
Greg Weisman and Victor Cook serve as supervising producers on the series. Stan Lee, Craig Kyle and Eric Rollman are executive producers. The series is produced by Culver Entertainment, a Sony Pictures Television Company in association with Marvel Entertainment. It will be joining "Batman: The Animated Series," "Superman: The Animated Series" and "Iron Man" on the Disney XD schedule.
MONDAY, JUNE 22 SCHEDULE:
"BLUEPRINTS" (7 PM ET/PT) :
It's early December, and the first snow is falling. PETER PARKER has a long "To Do" list – leading off with talking to GWEN STACY about their surprise first kiss. But before he gets the chance, SPIDER-MAN has a run in with the sorcerer MYSTERIO.
"DESTRUCTIVE TESTING" (7:30 PM ET/PT):
Both GWEN STACY and LIZ ALLAN like PETER PARKER. So whom should Pete pursue? Meanwhile, KRAVEN THE HUNTER has come to New York to make SPIDER-MAN his prey!
THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN
carries a TV-Y7-FV parental guideline.
About Culver Entertainment
is a Sony Pictures Television company. Sony Pictures Television is one of the television industry's leading content providers. It produces and distributes programming in every genre, including series, telefilms, theatrical releases and family entertainment for network and cable television, as well as first-run and off-network series for syndication. With more than 25 programs on the air, SPT boasts a program slate that includes the top-rated daytime dramas and game shows, landmark off-network series, original animated series and critically acclaimed primetime dramas, comedies and telefilms. SPT (www.sonypicturestelevision.com) is a Sony Pictures Entertainment company.
About Marvel Entertainment, Inc.
Marvel Entertainment, Inc. is one of the world's most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of over 5,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in licensing, entertainment (via Marvel Studios and Marvel Animation) and publishing (via Marvel Comics). Marvel's strategy is to leverage its franchises in a growing array of opportunities around the world, including feature films, consumer products, toys, video games, animated television, direct-to-DVD and online. For more information visit www.marvel.com
Spider-Man and all related characters: TM & © 2009 Marvel Characters, Inc.
The Spectacular Spider-Man, the animated series: © 2009 Adelaide Productions, Inc. All rights reserved.
All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
Super Hero is a co-owned registered trademark.
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