Mighty Med

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Mighty Med
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Genre
Created by
Starring
Theme music composer
  • Todd P. Andrew
  • Douglas Starling Jones
  • Christian Salyer
Opening theme"You Never Know" performed by Adam Hicks
Ending theme"You Never Know" (instrumental)
Composer(s)Jamie Dunlap
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes44 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)
Producer(s)
  • Kevin O'Donnell
  • Andy Schwartz (supervising)
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time22 minutes
Production company(s)It's a Laugh Productions
Release
Original networkDisney XD
Original releaseOctober 7, 2013 (2013-10-07) –
September 9, 2015 (2015-09-09)
Chronology
Followed byLab Rats: Elite Force
External links
Website

Mighty Med is an American Disney XD original series created by Jim Bernstein and Andy Schwartz and produced by It's a Laugh Productions for Disney XD. It stars Jake Short, Bradley Steven Perry, Paris Berelc, Devan Leos, and Augie Isaac. The series aired for two seasons, premiering on October 7, 2013, and running through September 9, 2015.

Premise[edit]

While at a comic book store called The Domain which is located in Philadelphia, two boys named Kaz and Oliver find themselves in a superhero hospital called Mighty Med upon finding its secret entrance at the local hospital. They become doctors and youth observers at Mighty Med under the supervision of Horace Diaz, despite the fact that they are normos, a term given to ordinary humans. Kaz and Oliver would often work on various injured superheroes while having some misadventures along the way that would involve encounters with various supervillains.

Episodes[edit]

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
124October 7, 2013 (2013-10-07)September 15, 2014 (2014-09-15)
220October 20, 2014 (2014-10-20)September 9, 2015 (2015-09-09)

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

The series was greenlit in April 2013.[2][1] It premiered with a one-hour episode on October 7, 2013,[3] aired on Disney Channel on October 12, 2013.

On May 22, 2014, Disney renewed the series for a second season with production to resume in July.[4] The second season started on October 20, 2014, and the completed its run on September 9, 2015.[5]

Broadcast[edit]

The series originally premiered on October 7, 2013, on Disney XD and on October 12, 2013, on Disney Channel. It premiered on Disney XD (Canada) on November 2, 2013,[6] on February 17, 2014, on Disney XD (Malaysia),[7] and on February 27, 2014, on Disney XD (UK & Ireland).[8] It premiered on March 7, 2014, on Disney Channel (Southeast Asia),[9] and also on Disney XD (Europe, Middle East and Africa). It premiered on April 11, 2014, on Disney XD (Australia).[10]

Spinoff series[edit]

On September 3, 2015, it was announced that Mighty Med would end after its second season and would be followed by a spinoff series called Lab Rats: Elite Force that will also include two characters from Lab Rats. Jake Short, Bradley Steven Perry, and Paris Berelc were the only cast members that were announced as returning for the spinoff series.[11] It was subsequently announced that Lab Rats: Elite Force would premiere on Disney XD on March 2, 2016.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Andreeva, Nellie (April 4, 2013). "Disney XD Orders Live-Action Superhero Comedy Series 'Mighty Med'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 10, 2017.
  2. ^ "Disney XD Greenlights "Mighty Med," a Live-Action Comedy Series Inspired by the Extraordinary World of Super Heroes and Comic Books" (Press release). Disney XD. April 4, 2013. Retrieved June 10, 2017 – via The Futon Critic.
  3. ^ "Disney XD's New Live-Action Comedy Series "Mighty Med" Starring Popular Disney Channel Stars Bradley Steven Perry and Jake Short Premieres Monday, October 7" (Press release). Disney XD. September 9, 2013. Retrieved June 10, 2017 – via The Futon Critic.
  4. ^ "'Mighty Med' Renewed for Second Season by Disney XD" (Press release). Disney XD. May 22, 2014. Retrieved June 10, 2017 – via TV by the Numbers.
  5. ^ "Mighty Med: The Mother of All Villains". Screener. Archived from the original on September 8, 2015. Retrieved August 13, 2015.
  6. ^ "New series premiere on November 2 at 6:30pm et". youtube.com.
  7. ^ Mighty Med - Disney Channel
  8. ^ Disney XD HD UK New Adverts & Continuity 17 02 2014 - YouTube
  9. ^ Mighty Med - Disney Channel
  10. ^ Disney XD AUNZ [@DisneyXD_AU] (March 6, 2014). "Disney XD Australia premiere date" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  11. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (September 3, 2015). "Lab Rats & Mighty Med Spin-off Series to Succeed the Two Comedies on Disney XD". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved September 3, 2015.
  12. ^ "Disney XD's New Spinoff Series "Lab Rats: Elite Force" Premieres Wednesday, March 2" (Press release). Disney XD. February 2, 2016. Retrieved February 2, 2016 – via The Futon Critic.

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