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The future of Disney XD is uncertain while Marvel HQ (fulltime channel) launches in India

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Re: The future of Disney XD is uncertain while Marvel HQ (fulltime channel) launches in India

I finally get why sources say Disney XD Africa is infected by the whole thing with Marvel HQ apparently Disney Germany rebranded Disney XD Germany YouTube channel to Marvel HQ and they also have the exact same schedule as Disney XD Europe, Middle East and Africa (probably Spain)

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Re: The future of Disney XD is uncertain while Marvel HQ (fulltime channel) launches in India

The launch day schedule of Marvel HQ on Sunday, 20 January in India

06:00 Mech X4
08:00 Pokemon Movie - Ash, Pikachu Aur Lugia In Danger
10:00 Jungle Book
12:00 Ultimate Spider-Man
13:00 Avengers Assemble
14:00 Pokemon
15:00 The Jungle Book
17:00 Ultimate Spider-Man
18:00 Avengers Assemble
19:00 Hulk and the Agents of SMASH
19:30 Guardians of the Galaxy
20:00 Star Wars Rebel
00:00 Ultimate Spider-Man
01:00 Avengers Assemble
02:00 Pokemon
03:00 Ultra B
05:00 Ultimate Spider-Man

I wouldn't be surprised if Disney XD EMEA morphs into Marvel HQ since Disney XD Germany YouTube channel became Marvel HQ and there's a lot of talk about the channel possibly replacing Disney XD EMEA since Space Chickens in Space is wrapping up production and most of XD shows are repeats with the current ones like DuckTales and Big City Greens getting less airtime. Lately international markets have been getting some new shows and episodes first before Disney Channel or The Graveyard Channel XD.
https://m.youtube.com/user/DisneyXDGermany/featured

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Re: The future of Disney XD is uncertain while Marvel HQ (fulltime channel) launches in India

If Marvel HQ does hit African screens I'd recommend they add the following XD shows: Star Wars Resistance Slugterra Max Steel Superhero Squad Lego Star Wars Penn Zero
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Re: The future of Disney XD is uncertain while Marvel HQ (fulltime channel) launches in India

Africa shares a feed with Europe and the Middle East that's how EMEA was formed the person who handles the Disney Channels in Africa also handles Europe and Middle East. Besides that it was also mentioned that this channel will be available worldwide. India is the first followed by Germany, Australia, New Zealand, Dutch and even EMEA is rumored as well. If Disney XD stays in Africa it will morph into a channel for reruns like the Disney XD in the U.S. and it makes perfect sense to have it in Africa since most of the shows on Disney XD finished its run or got cancelled like Gamer's Guide To Pretty Much Everything, K.C. Undercover (Feb), Gravity Falls, Phineas and Ferb, Pair Of Kings, Lab Rats, Lab Rats: Elite Force, Supa Strikas, Mighty Med and to top it all off Space Chickens In Space won't be renewed for season 2 In preparation of Marvel HQ as it the press release stated it will take more time in some territories than others. Disney XD has been failing in EMEA and by the time Disney Channel moved to Compact most viewers felt pity for XD it was just another shop channel. They even mentioned EMEA is also moving shows starting with Big City Greens like I said the process will take long in some regions and Marvel HQ won't only have Marvel animation but shows that fit the the channel's description like Big Hero 6 and Pokemon possibly Star Wars Resistance for EMEA plus most of Disney Channel shows are current unlike XD even though Disney loves repeats most of that is inflicted on Disney XD now that it became a graveyard channel viewers will slowly distance themselves from the channel and treat like NickToons or the same way Cartoon Network treats their shows.
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Re: The future of Disney XD is uncertain while Marvel HQ (fulltime channel) launches in India

I'm not sure this applies to the African/South African feed....

 

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Re: The future of Disney XD is uncertain while Marvel HQ (fulltime channel) launches in India

Disney XD rebranded as Marvel HQ, set to go live on Jan 20
Marvel HQ, a first-of-its-kind TV destination for all things Marvel
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Disney XD, the children's television channel belonging to Disney India Media Networks, has a new avatar. The channel has been rebranded to Marvel HQ, the first-ever Marvel branded television destination in the world. Marvel HQ, an HD channel, is set to go live on January 20.
“We believe it was time to have a home for all things Marvel. Marvel, which is now a pop-culture phenomenon does very well across every single age group and geography. We see this in the response we get to our theatrical releases, consumer products, and television series as well. Hence, the birth of Marvel HQ,” said Devika Prabhu, Executive Director, and Head- Product, Media Networks, Disney India. She said that the idea was to create and curate a special Marvel experience for the viewers.
About 40% of Marvel HQ’s programming will be dedicated to Marvel’s super-heroes, villains, and their epic adventures. “We have animation series such as Ultimate Spider-Man, Avengers Assemble, Hulk and the Agents of SMASH, Guardians of the Galaxy, etc.” The big tentpole events for this channel will unfold during the summer, just in time to catch the attention of children in the age group nine and above. “In the summer we will introduce four new series: Marvel Future Avenger, a new series on Black Panther (Black Panther’s Quest), Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors, and Marvel Disk wars,” said Prabhu. In addition to the Marvel animation series, Marvel movies will also reside at Marvel HQ.
The promise of this channel is going to be “action, adventure, and content that reinforces Marvel brand values,” said Prabhu explaining how the content and programming on the channel will see a shift following the rebranding. “All the content on the channel will focus on optimism, heroism, friendship, and teamwork which are all Marvel brand values. Whatever content we get that complements our Marvel brand values is what we will schedule on the channel,” Prabhu added. For example, shows like Pokemon, Big Hero 6, Digimon, and Beyblade which are not part of the Marvel universe but have the same themes as Marvel content will be broadcast on the channel.
Prabhu said that turning Disney XD into Marvel HQ does not limit the scope of the channel and its programming. “The content and characters in the Marvel universe are already appealing to a large audience,” she said.
Marvel HQ will have multiple audio feeds in four languages - English, Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu. “We will have the same series available in these four languages and I do not think any other channel can make that offering right now.”
While Marvel HQ is first being offered in India, this model will be replicated elsewhere depending on the market demand in other geographies. “Marvel HQ fits very well with the plan that The Walt Disney Company has for Marvel in India. It gives us another extension to reach out to our consumers on Marvel.”
And finally, Prabhu says that the advertisers’ interest in this channel matches the typical excitement people have for Marvel. “Whenever we approach our partners for any association for Marvel we always have a great response,” she said.

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Re: The future of Disney XD is uncertain while Marvel HQ (fulltime channel) launches in India

you can follow TRAFON and Disney Television Animation News on their twitter account and here's the link for Marvel HQ for these individuals
https://mobile.twitter.com/RiseFallNick/status/1080889690625114113?p=v
https://mobile.twitter.com/DisneyTVA/status/1080288981722501121?p=v
https://mobile.twitter.com/DisneyTVA/status/1080303028350128129?p=v

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Re: The future of Disney XD is uncertain while Marvel HQ (fulltime channel) launches in India

That's how I got it for the links here
https://entmnt.com/threads/disney-xd-will-be-rebranded-as-marvel-hq.50408/

https://dreamdth.com/threads/disney-xd-channel-is-going-to-rebrand-as-marvel-hq-soon.116557/page-3
For now its just a rumor but several people in India are seeing Marvel HQ on their EPG with Disney XD in brackets and several sources say its coming on 1st February in India and that time Disney XD turns 10. The channel is not exactly a kids channel as it will have series like Marvel Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and air marvel programs exclusive from Netflix with animation like Spider-Man from Disney XD with Marvel series exclusive to Netflix. e.tv also started airing DreamWorks animation that were exclusive to Netflix so anything is possible. 

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Re: The future of Disney XD is uncertain while Marvel HQ (fulltime channel) launches in India

PS @Insidus that link doesn't work 

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