Disney XD will be the TV home of new Marvel series featuring superheroes such as Spider-Man, Iron Man, Hulk, Thor, Captain America. The channel will also feature original Disney XD series including the martial arts comedy Kickin’ It, turbo-charged animated series Motorcity and animated series Kick Buttowski – Suburban Daredevil.

“Malaysia is an important and growing market with a large audience that has a huge appetite for great stories and characters. The unique strength and appeal of Disney XD combined with the distribution commitment of Astro, give us a great opportunity to capture the hearts of millions of viewers across the country,” said Robert Gilby, Managing Director, The Walt Disney Company, Southest Asia.

Disney XD is the third 24-hour Disney channel on Astro. Disney Channel (channel 615) and Disney Junior (channel 613) both feature on the Kids Pack.