To premiere on February 15, the series will air every Monday to Sunday at 6 PM
BestMedia Info Bureau | Delhi | February 5, 2014
Discovery Kids is bringing another hit global franchise to Indian television with the launch of G.I. Joe Renegades. The animated hero G.I. Joe enjoys over four decades of universal appeal through his military themed figurines and toys, comic books and films. G.I. Joe Renegades will premiere on February 15 and will air every Monday to Sunday at 6 PM.
Based on the iconic character, the series combines 26 adventure-filled episodes, action-packed storytelling and spellbound animation. G.I. Joe Renegades will be set in the backdrop of ‘good vs evil’ and is sure to bring new wave of excitement to television viewing amongst kids.
Rahul Johri, Senior VP and General Manager – South Asia and Head of Revenue, Pan-Regional Ad Sales and Southeast Asia, Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific, said, “We are delighted to expand our programming offering with the addition of the global franchise G.I. Joe. The series will take children on an adventurous journey of heroic fights to save the world.”
G.I. Joe Renegades will showcase the origins of G.I. Joe, the team and their evil nemesis, the Cobra organisation. Viewers will witness the emergence of the heroic team as a cadre of highly-trained specialists who come together to prevent the nefarious forces of Cobra from achieving global domination.
In the new series, a spy mission against Cobra Industries goes awry, a young G.I. JOE team is forced to hit the road as fugitives. The group of six young – Duke, Scarlett, Roadblock, Tunnel Rat, Ripcord and Snake Eyes – will use their wits and elite training to prove their innocence to the world before being caught by the authorities, Cobra or another elite military team called the Falcons.