Nickelodeon UK has exclusively acquired Marvel Animation's new action series, The Super Hero Squad Show.
The programme will launch on NickToons in October with 26 half hour episodes. It includes super stylised versions of popular Marvel characters such as Captain America, Silver Surfer, Hulk, Wolverine and Iron Man.
"The Super Hero Squad Show is an exciting new acquisition for NickToons, which will be a major highlight for 2010," said Debbie MacDonald, VP, programming director for Nickelodeon. "We're delighted to have such a brilliant animation series that will appeal to the super hero in us all."
Eric Rollman, president of Marvel Animation, added: "NickToons has been a great partner to Marvel and we look forward to extending our relationship into the UK with the launch of The Super Hero Squad Show, which we believe will quickly become a favourite of both new and loyal fans."