Disney Channels UK and Ireland is to launch its third pop-up channel with the introduction of a Marvel Avengers Channel takeover on April 1.
The new takeover will run for the course of the month of April on both the Sky and Virgin Disney XD +1 channels.
Highlights of the pop-up channel will include the world premiere of exclusive Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War content, four new Marvel Funko animated shorts, and channel premiere of Marvel’s Video Comics shorts and Marvel Super Hero Adventures shorts.
Every episode of Marvel’s Avengers Assemble ever made will be broadcast during the course of the month.
The Marvel Studio’s Avengers: Infinity War content will include What the What and Who’s Who which will premiere on the Marvel Avengers Channel in April and will give fans a closer look at the upcoming movie, scheduled to land in cinemas on April 26.
What the What will feature Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War cast, fan recaps of the Marvel Cinematic Universe films, quick fire questions to the cast and viewer quizzes.
David Levine, general manager of Disney Channels UK and Ireland, commented: “With the launch of Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War just around the corner, this pop-up channel will bring together all of our fantastic Marvel Avengers content, showcasing the most popular characters form the Marvel universe.
“The Avengers continue to inspire kids and the pop-up channel will allow them to further experience all things Iron Man, Captain America and much more.”