Disney orders a second season of Guardians of the Galaxy


Michelle Clancy

| 13 October 2015

Disney XD has ordered a sophomore season of its popular animated series, Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy.

The second season will continue the space adventure that follows a ragtag group of misfit. Season two is currently in production and slated to premiere in 2017.

"We're pleased to give fans a new season of 'Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy,' taking them deeper into the Guardians' universe," said Marc Buhaj, SVP of programming and GM at Disney XD. "The team at Marvel Animation continues to deliver great stories that capture the tone and spirit of the feature film and provide entirely new chapters to the Guardians of the Galaxy story."

From launch to date, Guardians of the Galaxy has delivered 4.4 million unique total viewers, including 1.9 million kids two to 11.

"We are thrilled at the positive response to 'Guardians' from fans of all ages, and we are looking forward to bringing them more adventures with these dynamic characters," said Dan Buckley, Marvel's president of TV, publishing and brand management. "There are so many possibilities with the Guardians franchise, and season two will take viewers even deeper into this rich universe."