At 2013 San Diego Comic-Con International, David Levine, Vice President and General Manager, Disney XD Worldwide, and Jeph Loeb, Executive Vice President and Head of Marvel Television announced today that Disney XD had ordered a third season of its #1 animated series "Marvel's Ultimate Spider-Man. The series follows the adventures of Spider-Man and four other teen heroes who join S.H.I.E.L.D.'s exclusive training program to become the ultimate super heroes.
In season three of the smash hit, Spidey joins Iron Man, Captain America, Thor and Hulk when he answers the call to become an Avenger, taking him one step closer to achieving his goal of becoming the Ultimate Spider-Man. As the webcrawler encounters threats of new lethal villains, he enlists S.H.I.E.L.D.'s help and fights alongside additional young heroes in the Marvel Universe to face off against evil in the most wild, action-packed season yet.
Levine said, "Marvel's Ultimate Spider-Man has struck a chord with our audience, boys and girls alike, who are transported weekly to another world where they dare to be heroes. We are excited to deliver another season of Spidey's thrilling feats and more of Marvel Universe to fans everywhere."
"This season kicks off with our biggest adventure yet as Ultimate Spider-Man joins Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, and the Hulk from 'Marvel's Avengers Assemble,'" said Jeph Loeb, Marvel's Head of Television. "We're making the Marvel Universe even more awesome with the introductions of Cloak & Dagger, Amadeus Cho, Ka-Zar and the animated debut of Agent Venom!"
2013 to date, "Ultimate Spider-Man" is Disney XD's #1 animated series in Total Viewers (605,000). In addition, the "Ultimate Spider-Man" games have been played over 11 million times since the series launch. New episodes of "Marvel's Ultimate Spider-Man" air Sunday mornings on Marvel Universe on Disney XD.