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Nicktoons Renews "Iron Man: Armored Adventures" for Season 2 to Debut in 2011

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The Nicktoons Network has announced that Iron Man: Armored Adventures has been renewed for a second season of 26 episodes, scheduled to debut in 2011. The show focuses on a teenaged Tony Stark and his adventures as the armored superhero Iron Man, and season 2 promises more iconic Marvel characters including Nick Fury, Whiplash, Dr. Doom, and Magneto.

The full press release follows:


announces a second season of the network’s hit series Iron Man: Armored Adventures to bow in 2011. The new season of 26 episodes will continue to weave in iconic Marvel characters, such as Nick Fury, Whiplash, Dr. Doom and Magneto, and will feature the epic resolution of the Makluan Ring saga. Season two will have even more of the fast-paced and action-packed episodes that helped Nicktoons reach its highest-rated and most-watched year in history with boys 6-11, kids 6-11 and total viewers in 2009.

“From the mega successful feature films to the timeless comic books, fans can’t get enough of the Iron Man character,” said Keith Dawkins, Nicktoons General Manager, Senior Vice President, Nickelodeon Programming Partnerships. “We hear our fans clamoring for more Iron Man: Armored Adventures, so we’re thrilled to bring on a second season to give them what they want.”
“We are very happy to have Nicktoons continue as the home for Iron Man: Armored Adventures,” said Eric S. Rollman, Marvel’s President of Animation. “The Nicktoons team are all Marvel aficionados which is reflected in the promotion and marketing they put behind the show. The new season is well into production and promises even more action, adventure and fun to our new and loyal fans.”
The animated series, which is Nicktoons’ highest-rated original series premiere with boys 6-11, follows a teenage Tony Stark after a tragic accident robbed him of his father and would have cost him his own life if he wasn’t wearing his newest invention – an experimental suit of invincible armor. To honor his father’s memory, he now uses his awesome armor and technical know-how to protect those who would also fall prey to tragedy and corruption. By constantly upgrading his armored suit, Iron Man can fend off a variety of villains, engage in epic battles and thwart diabolical conspiracies. He is a new hero for the digital age, a mechanized knight in ever-evolving, adaptable armor. Now dependent on his own impressive technology for survival and dedicated to battling corruption, he must balance the pressure of teenage life with the duties of a super hero.

About Marvel Entertainment:
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.

About Nicktoons
Nicktoons is the fastest growing kids network* and offers programming such as Fantastic Four: The Worlds Greatest Heroes, Iron Man: Armored Adventures, Wolverine and The X-Men and Speed Racer: The Next Generation, as well as a roster of hits that have defined kids and animation lovers TV, including Avatar: The Last Airbender, Invader Zim, Danny Phantom, SpongeBob SquarePants, The Fairly OddParents and The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron, Boy Genius. Nicktoons currently reaches 57 million homes via cable, digital cable and satellite, and can be seen on Cablevision, Charter Communications, Comcast Cable, Cox Communications, DirecTV, DISH Network and Time Warner Cable. Nicktoons and all related titles and logos are property of Viacom, Inc. For more information or artwork, visit http://www.nickpress.com. (*Nicktoons is the number-one fastest growing kids network with Kids 6-11, Boys 6-11, Tweens 9-14 and Boys 9-14 in 2010. Source: Nielsen Media Research, 3/29/10-4/25/10 vs. 3/30/09-4/26/09, MSU 8p-11p, Live + 7 Day data through 4/11/10, Live + Same Day data through 4/25/10.)

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