Continuing the spin-out of top movie action, DStv’s latest pop-up channel will feature SuperheroHQ in an exclusive fortnight of fun in the second half of March.
Liz Dziva, publicity and public relations manager of MultiChoice Zimbabwe, said the channel would be powered by Cartoon Network and would feature some of the most popular of superheroes saving the world in their action-packed adventures.
“Viewers will witness a battle between the best of animated adventures and the live-action superhero movies that the whole family enjoys,” she said.
Between Friday March 15 and Sunday March 31, a range of much-loved superheroes will set up home on DStv channel 300. During the daytime, children will get to enjoy eight of their favourite animated, caped-hero series like Batman, Superman, Justice League, Green Lantern and Teen Titans. In the evenings, the whole family can settle down to watch some superhero sagas such as the four Superman films and all three Spy Kids movies. For fans of the legendary animated superhero movies, the ultimate selection has been made including The LEGO Batman Movie, Batman Gotham Knight, and Justice League: Throne of Atlantis.
It won’t only be superheroes making their rounds in this channel; they will join forces with acclaimed South African comedian Mojak Lehoko, who will bring some African flavour and lots of laughter to the channel. In-between the mainstream programming, he will present stand-up comedy videos in which he identifies with the humour found in the superheroes of the channel.
SuperheroHQ will be a channel on which superheroes will gather for maximum impact, appealing to traditional fans and newcomers alike. The full schedule, as well as the latest information, is available at www.DStv.com.
Among the series featured are Batman the Brave and the Bold; Batman the Animated Series; Superman the Animated Series; Green Lantern; Justice League Action; Young Justice League; Justice League Unlimited and Teen Titans. Television movies to be screened include Batman Gotham Knight; Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker; Batman VS Robin; Justice League: Doom; Superman/Batman: Public Enemies; Superman/Batman: Apocalypse; Green Lantern: First Flight; Lego Batman: The Movie – DC Super Heroes Unite; Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League: Attack of the Legion of Doom!; Lego DC Comics: Batman Be-Leaguered (22′ Special); Son of Batman; Superman : Unbound; Justice League: Throne of Atlantis; Lego DC Comics SuperHeroes: Justice League VS. Bizarro League and Teen Titans: Trouble Tokyo. The blockbuster movies on-screen will be Superman the Movie; Superman II; Superman III; Superman 4 : The Quest for Peace; Superman Returns; Spy Kids; Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams and Spy kids 3-D: Game Over.
“This is an amazing line-up with universal appeal and a huge bonus for all DStv Premium, Compact Plus and Compact bouquets,” said Ms Dziva.