Baymax, the giant, cuddly health bot turned crimefighter and his brainy would-be superhero friends are back in “Big Hero 6 The Series
,” premiering as a weekend event Saturday, June 9, and Sunday, June 10, on Disney Channel
, the DisneyNOW TV Everywhere app and Disney Channel VOD platforms.
The premiere event features two back-to-back episodes each day from 9 to 10 a.m. Edt/Pdt. The series will air new episodes each Saturday thereafter through September.
“Big Hero 6 The Series
” picks up where the Academy Award-winning movie left off with 14-year-old Hiro attending the San Fransokyo Institute of Technology by day and moonlighting with Baymax as a crimefighter, along with his college friends Go Go
, Honey Lemon and Fred. The series was set up last November with the TV movie “Baymax Returns,” which rewound to just before the original movie ended, revisiting how Hiro rebuilt Baymax while giving the new series a foundation for new adventures.