Disney XD is giving kids tons of action-packed reasons to say indoors this summer with the network's most ambitious programming slate yet. The young, male-driven network will unveil a slew of series and specials this season including Marvel's Avengers Assemble, premiering Sunday July 7, and Marvel's Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H., premiering Sunday, Aug. 11. The network has also partnered with the X Games for four separate specials, airing nightly July 22-25. All of the "Non-Stop Summer" fun officially makes a splash on Monday, June 17. Here are the highlights:
Chicken...I Dare You, June 17—Aug. 26
NBA star Dwight Howard joins Disney XD's fan-favorite costume chicken and the networks' biggest names in this campaign, which lets viewers vote online to dare their favorite stars to go head-to-head with The Chicken. Voting beginnings on June 17, and the hilarious hijinks will air on Monday nights beginning June 24.
Truckasaurus Monday Mayhem, July 8, 8:30/7:30c
Get ready to start your engines with all-new episodes of Lab Rats, Kickin' It and Crash & Bernstein for a night of monster-truck themed programming. Viewers can also race over to disneyxd.com to play the racing game Titans on the Track.
Randomation Animation, beginning July 13, 8:30 a.m./7:30c
Need a reason to wake up on Saturday morning? Spankin' new cartoons! The animation block, which will air throughout the season, features freshman series Packages From Planet X and Camp Lakebottom as well as returning favorites Max Steel and Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja and a Phineas and Ferb musical countdown hosted by Kelly Osbourne.
Monday Night Overdrive, July 22, 8:30/7:30c
Lab Rats and Crash & Bernstein kick-off this superstar sports-themed night. Athletes from the NFL, NASCAR and the X Games will join in on the fun — NASCAR's Joey Logano and the Philadelphia Eagles' DeSean Jackon are set to make cameo appearances.
Crash & Bernstein, one-hour special, July 29, 8:30/7:30c
The live-action puppet show will air a one-hour special episode, which has tapped Tony Award-winning actress Andrea Martin and The Waterboy's John Farley as guest stars.
TRYathlon, Aug. 12 and 19, 9/8c
Kids fans join the favorite Disney XD and Disney Channel stars in this special event, which the network says, "inspires kids and families to try a variety of new foods, fun moves, and simple ways to be your best."
Check out this exclusive summer footage in Disney XD's "Non-Stop Summer" remix video. The music video will officially premiere during the telecast of Kickin' It on Monday, June 17, 8:30/7:30c.
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