(November 9, 2015 – Toronto, ON) Disney XD is here. With the launch of Disney XD in December, Corus Entertainment adds another iconic brand to its suite of powerhouse kids services and becomes the official home of all Disney networks in Canada – Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior. Disney XD will be widely available to subscribers across (English) Canada beginning Tuesday, December 1. Geared towards kids 6-11, Disney XD transports kids into the outrageously fun and awesome inspiring adventures of animated series Star War Rebels, Gravity Falls and Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy as well as live-action series such as Kirby Buckets and Lab Rats.
“We are thrilled to expand our partnership with Disney by becoming the exclusive home in Canada for Disney XD, along with Disney Channel and Disney Junior,” said Executive Vice President, Colin Bohm, Head of Corus Kids. “With a stellar roster of hit series including Star Wars Rebels, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy and Gravity Falls, Disney XD offers kids hilarious programming that is full of action packed entertainment.“
December on Disney XD will offer an exciting lineup including new episodes of Lab Rats, Kirby Buckets and Gamer’s Guide to Pretty Much Everything. To celebrate the launch on December 1, Disney XD fans will be treated to a Star Wars Rebels Season 2 marathon that will lead into the exclusive premiere episode of “Wings of the Master.”
Disney XD programming that currently airs on Corus’ Disney Channel will continue to be scheduled until Sunday, November 29. On December 1, programming will move exclusively to Disney XD. Holiday programming details will be announced in the coming weeks.