Disney Channel is set to bring back the adventures of Hiro and Baymax for a third season as the Emmy Award-nominated animated Big Hero 6: The Series has been renewed ahead of the season two premiere, which airs Monday, 6 May 2019 on Disney Channel.
Episodes will also be available the same day on DisneyNOW and will run through 17 MaY 2019.
Big Hero 6: The Series, based on Disney Animation Studio’s 2014 Oscar-winning animated hit feature Big Hero 6, continues the adventures and friendship of 14-year-old tech genius Hiro, his compassionate, cutting-edge robot Baymax and their friends Wasabi, Honey Lemon, Go Go and Fred, as they form the superhero team Big Hero 6 and embark on high-tech adventures to protect their city from an array of scientifically enhanced villains.
In his normal day-to-day life, Hiro faces daunting academic challenges and social trials as the new prodigy at San Fransokyo Institute of Technology. Season two finds Hiro and the Big Hero 6 team in upgraded super suits as they take on a variety of innovative villains, bio-engineered monsters and high-tech robots.
A trio of shorts, illustrated in a watercolor style and featuring Baymax and Mochi, will begin to roll out on Tuesday, 7 May 2019 across Disney Channel, DisneyNOW and Disney Channel YouTube. Additional extensions for the series include toys, books, apparel, collectibles, plush and home décor from Disney parks, experiences and consumer products.
Mark McCorkle, Bob Schooley and Nick Filippi, the team behind the hit Disney Channel series Kim Possible, serve as executive producers. Filippi also serves as supervising director.